Business Agility and Information Technology Diffusion: IFIP TC8 WG 8.6 International Working Conference, May 8-11, 2005, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (Google eBook)

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Richard Baskerville, Lars Mathiassen, Jan Pries-Heje
Springer Science & Business Media, May 11, 2005 - Business & Economics - 380 pages
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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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Contents

Agility in Fours IT Diffusion IT Infrastructures IT Development and Business
3
Information Technology Diffusion Research An Interim Balance
11
Agility in Information Systems Development A ThreeTiered Framework
35
Navigating Software Process Improvement Projects
53
Mapping Social Networks in Software Process Improvement An Action Research Study
73
Organizational Information System Adoption A Network Perspective
91
Crossing the Chasm in Software Process Improvement
111
Fooling Around The Corporate Jester as an Effective Change Agent for Technological Innovation
129
Web Publishing An Extreme Agile Experience
245
Using the Mission Critical Market DifferentiatingMCMD Model to Improve Business and Information Technology Agility
257
Agility and Information Technology Diffusion in the Semiconductor Industry
265
Assessing Business Agility A MultiIndustry Study in The Netherlands
275
A Framework for Enterprise Agility and the Enabling Role of Digital Options
295
Agile Enterprise Cornerstones Knowledge Values and Response Ability
313
How to Make Government Agile to Cope with Organizational Change
333
Reflections on Software Agility and Agile Methods Challenges Dilemmas and the Way Ahead
353

An Empirical Investigation of the Potential of RFID Technology to Enhance Supply Chain Agility
147
Difficulties in Implementing the Agile Supply Chain Lessons Learned from Interorganizational Information Systems Adoption
157
Agility Through Implementation A Case from a Global Supply Chain
173
A Study of the Use of Agile Methods Within Intel
187
How Agile Is Agile Enough? Toward a Theory of Agility in Software Development
203
Improving Business Agility Through Technical Solutions A Case Study on TestDriven Development in Mobile Software Development
227
Looking Back and Looking Forward Diffusion and Adoption of Information Technology Research in IFIP WG 86Achievements and Future Challen...
369
Agile Software Development Methods When and Why Do They Work?
371
Enabling Business Agility Through Information Technology Management
375
Index of Contributors
379
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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 ii - IFIP was founded in 1960 under the auspices of UNESCO, following the First World Computer Congress held in Paris the previous year. An umbrella organization for societies working in information processing...
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.

About the author (2005)

Mathiassen is currently Research Director at Danish National Center for IT Research.