Cases on Strategic Information Systems

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Khosrow-Pour, Mehdi
Idea Group Inc (IGI), Apr 30, 2006 - Technology & Engineering - 379 pages

Strategic information systems have emerged as one of the most effective applications of information technology in support of the strategic management of organizations. Cases on Strategic Information Systems presents a wide range of the most current issues, challenges, problems, opportunities, and solutions related to the development and management of strategic information systems. Real-life cases included in this publication demonstrate successes and pitfalls related to the planning and utilization of strategic information systems of organizations throughout the world.

Cases on Strategic Information Systems provides practitioners, educators, and students with important examples of the successes and failures in the implementation of strategic information systems, and stands as an outstanding collection of current, real-life situations associated with the effective utilization of strategic information systems.

 

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Contents

Unleashing CIMBA
1
Ch II The Application of IT for Competitive Advantage at Keane Inc
16
Pitfalls of Overlooking the Key Stakeholders Interests
32
A Teaching Case
49
An InterOrganizational EBusiness Adoption Study
70
Ch VI An Innovative Adaption of General Purpose Accounting Software for a Municipal Social Services Agency
88
Ch VII The Rise and Fall of CyberGoldcom
100
Ch VIII The Planned and Materialized Implementation System
116
Lessons Learned and Strategies for Management
216
Ch XVI Montclair Mutual Insurance Company
226
Ch XVII Implementing Information Technology to Effectively Utilize Enterprise Information Resources
238
Ch XVIII Evolving Organizational Growth Through Information Technology
256
Ch XIX IS Strategy at NZilk
272
One Clinics Experience
285
Ch XXI Military Applications of Natural Language Processing and Software
301
Information Systems to Support Chemical Analysis in Geological Research
322

A Workflow Automation Success Story
131
Ch X Implementing and Integrated Software Product at Northern Steel
146
A Failed Project
156
Ch XII Introducing Expert Systems at The Corporation
175
Ch XIII Leveraging IT and a Business Network by a Small Medical Practice
184
Ch XIV Costs and Benefits of Software Engineering in Product Development Environments
199
Facilitating Economic Development Through Small Business Electronic Commerce
336
Ch XXIV Selecting and Implementing an ERP System at Alimentos Peru
357
About the Editor
373
Index
374
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Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. received his Doctorate in Business Administration from the Nova Southeastern University (Florida, USA). Dr. Khosrow-Pour taught undergraduate and graduate information system courses at the Pennsylvania State University Harrisburg for 20 years. He is currently Executive Editor at IGI Global (www.igi-global.com). He also serves as Executive Director of the Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) (www.irma-international.org), and Executive Director and President of the World Forgotten Children s Foundation (www.world-forgotten-children.org). He is the author/editor of over twenty books in information technology management. He is also the editor-in-chief of the Information Resources Management Journal, the Journal of Cases on Information Technology, the Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations, and the Journal of Information Technology Research, and has authored more than 50 articles published in various conference proceedings and scholarly journals. [Editor]

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