Business Agility and Information Technology Diffusion: IFIP TC8 WG 8.6 International Working Conference, May 8-11, 2005, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (Google eBook)
Richard Baskerville, Lars Mathiassen, Jan Pries-Heje
Springer Science & Business Media, May 11, 2005 - Business & Economics - 380 pages
Th~s book developed as the collective product of the Internat~onal Federat~on for Informat~on Process~ng (IFIP) Wo~k~ng Group 8 6, a workmg group ded~cated to the study of d~ffus~on and adoptlon of ~nformat~on technology ~nnovat~ons The book proceeds from the IFIP Workmg Conference on Busmess Aglhty and IT D~ffus~on held In Atlanta, Georg~a, In May of 2005 The conference employed a p~~bl~c call for papers and attracted a total of 42 subm~ss~ons These ~ncluded 27 full research papers, and 15 other papers, case stud~es, pract~t~oner experlence reports, posters, and panels The conference program committee ~efereed subm~ss~ons In a double-blmd revlew process Select~on of the papels for ~ncluslon In thls book (and appearance at the conference) was d~fficult, as the quahty of these subm~ss~ons led to an Impresswe number of pos~t~ve revlews Ult~mately we selected 13 research papers, two case stud~es, and three experlence reports, along with three panels The papers s~ibm~tted by the conference's three keynote speakers here ed~torlally rev~ewed and also appear In th~s book Staglng a conference and p~oduclng a book 1s never poss~ble w~thout the commitment and hard work of many ~nd~v~duals and organlzatlons We want to thank IFIP and the sponsors for promotmg the confe~ ence and prov~d~ng support and fimdmg for ~ts lmplementat~on The sponsors are IFIP, Georg~a State Unners~ty, Rob~nson College of Busmess, Gartner, M~crosoft, and Intel Also the conference has been supported by the Computer Informat~on Systems Department and Center for Process Innovat~on at Georg~a State Unl~ers~ty
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Page ii - IFIP's aim is two-fold: to support information processing within its member countries and to encourage technology transfer to developing nations. As its mission statement clearly states, IF IP's mission is to be the leading, truly international, apolitical organization which encourages and assists in the development, exploitation and application of information technology for the benefit of all people. IFIP is a non-profitmaking organization, run almost solely by 2500 volunteers.
Page 9 - Richard is the author of Designing Information Systems Security (J. Wiley) and more than 100 articles in scholarly journals, practitioner magazines, and edited books. He is an editor of The European Journal of Information Systems, and...
Page 9 - Georgia State University. His research specializes in security of information systems, methods of information systems design and development, and the interaction of information systems and organizations. His interests in methods extends to qualitative research methods.