Risk Assessment and Management in Pervasive Computing: Operational, Legal, Ethical, and Financial Perspectives: Operational, Legal, Ethical, and Financial Perspectives

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Godara, Varuna
IGI Global, Oct 31, 2008 - Computers - 412 pages
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The e-businesses of today are adopting pervasive computing with fervor but at the same time becoming increasingly aware of the many risks involved in it.

Risk Assessment and Management in Pervasive Computing: Operational, Legal, Ethical, and Financial Perspectives examines the implications of pervasive computing from varying crucial perspectives so that current and future e-business managers can make responsible decisions about where, when, and how to use this technology. Containing 19 chapters from an international pool of leading experts and field practitioners, this unmatched resource will enhance the awareness of emerging and global issues in e-business risk management.


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Section I Foundation Technology and Infrastructure of Pervasive Computing
A Conceptual Framework
The Network Technologies Routing andSecurity Issues
A Computing Infrastructure on Mobile Devices
Section II Applications and Services
Potential and Possibilities Problems and Pitfalls
Security Issues in Pervasive Computing
A Study of Jurisdiction EFraudand Privacy in Pervasive Computing Environment
The Finnish Case
Pervasive Computers in Aviation Passenger Risk Profiling
Section V Cultural and Social Implications
Ethical Issues and Pervasive Computing
The Need for Trust and a Sense of History
eLearning Opportunities for MetaCompetency Skilling

Ubiquitous Computing for Microbial Forensics and Bioterrorism
A Case Study in Uncritical Assessment
Section III Business Models Structures and Strategies
Aligning Business Model Brand and Technology
Business Models and Organizational Processes Changes
The Critical Success Factors and Integrated Model for Implementing EBusiness in Taiwans SMEs
Section IV Risk Assessment and Management
Cultural Dimension in the Future of Pervasive Computing
Outline of the Human Factor Elements Evident with Pervasive Computers
Impact of Computer and Video Games on the Development of Children
Compilation of References
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Varuna Godara is the CEO of Sydney College of Management, Australia and SAP Australia certified consultant. Dr. Godara is the chair of International Congress on Pervasive Computing and Management. Previously, she worked as Director of Marketing at SCBIT and was a permanent faculty in Department of Business Systems, School of Management in University of Western Sydney, Australia from July 2003 to September 2008. Dr. Godara received her Bachelor degree in Computer Science in 1997, MBA in 1999, Maters in Computer Applications, and PhD in 2003. Her research interests are mainly in ERP, Pervasive business, E-business management, e-governance and innovation in business. She has authored a book in 2008, has contributed chapters in refereed books, papers in many refereed journals and presented research work in reputed conferences. She has also published popular articles and poems in various books and magazines. She was awarded with Roll of Honour two times by Kurukshetra University, India and was awarded once by National Library of Poetry, US. [Editor]

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