This book constitutes extended selected papers from the 15th Conference on Advanced Information Technologies for Management, AITM 2017, and the 12th Conference on Information Systems Management, ISM 2017, held as part of the Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, FedCSIS, which took place in Prague, Poland, in September 2017. The 13 papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 48 submissions. They were organized in topical sections named: information technology and systems for knowledge management; information technology and systems for business transformation; and implementation and evaluation of information systems.
This book constitutes extended selected papers from the 17th Conference on Advanced Information Technologies for Management, AITM 2019, and the 14th Conference on Information Systems Management, ISM 2019, held as part of the Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, FedCSIS, which took place in Leipzig, Germany, in September 2019. The total of 7 full and 6 short papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from a total of 45 submissions. The papers selected to be included in this book contribute to the understanding of relevant trends of current research on and future directions of information technology for management in business and public organizations. They were organized in topical sections named: information technology assessment for future development; methods and models for designing information technology, and aspects of implementing information technology.
This book constitutes extended selected papers from the 16th Conference on Advanced Information Technologies for Management, AITM 2018, and the 13th Conference on Information Systems Management, ISM 2018, held as part of the Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, FedCSIS, which took place in Poznan, Poland, in September 2018. The total of 9 full and 3 short papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from a total of 43 submissions. The papers selected to be included in this book contribute to the understanding of relevant trends of current research on information technology for management in business and public organizations. They were organized in topical sections named: information technology and systems for knowledge management, and information technology and systems for business transformation.
This book constitutes revised selected and extended papers presented at track 4 on "Advances in Information Systems and Technologies" of the Conference on Computer Science and Intelligence Systems, FedCSIS 2021, which was held online during September 2–5, 2021. The FedCSIS Track 4 included AIST 2021, DSH 2021, ISM 2021, and KAM 2021. For this track, a total of 30 submissions was received from which a 7 full papers and 1 short papers were accepted for publication in this volume. The papers were organized in topical sections named as follows: Approaches to improving management systems; solutions to social issues; methods for supporting business and society.
This book constitutes revised selected and extended papers presented at track 4 of the Conference on Computer Science and Intelligence Systems, FedCSIS 2020, which took place in Sofia, Bulgaria, during September 6–9, 2020. The FedCSIS Information Systems and Technologies Track included AIST 2020, DSH 2020, ISM 2020, and KAM 2020. For this track, a total of 29 submissions was received from which a total of 5 full and 3 short papers was accepted for publication in this volume. The papers were organized in topical sections named: improving project management methods; numerical methods of solving management problems; and technological infrastructure for business excellence.
With the rapid increase in the implementation of e-Government in Africa and across the world, the need to investigate the key bottlenecks (issues) caused by the failure of a large number of e-Government projects cannot be ignored. The main purpose of this book is to contribute to the current scholarly and intellectual discourse on different aspects of e-Government such as understanding the critical issues in design, implementation and monitoring. This book specifically intends to bring out contextual issues that hugely impact on the probability for e-Government failure or success. It also differentiates itself by carefully exploring the issue of context-awareness (informed by the local context) for e-Government design and implementation, which has not been pursued in any publication in e-Government before, although it has been used in other information computational contexts. Therefore, the many theses within this book are concerned with e-Government design approaches, implementation policies and requirements, and monitoring dimensions need to be informed by the contextual characteristics in which they are implemented. This book contributes to the body of knowledge by presenting an in-depth analysis of a case of e-Government implementation. Therefore, this book has its facts backed by intermittent reference to an empirical study done in Zambia to accentuate issues in design, adoption, usage and monitoring of e-Government projects. The case articulates the methodological issues in the design and measurement of e-Government. The use of a combination of structural equation modelling (SEM), exploratory factor analysis (EFA) and advanced techniques such as principal component analysis (PCA) in investigating different aspects of e-Government in a developing country context has not been done in any previous research. The novel methodological nuances articulated in this book can go a long way toward understanding the factors explaining successful implementation of e-Government. Previous publications have used basic statistical approaches devoid of adequate scientific or statistical rigour such as descriptive statistics to arrive at factors influencing the success or failure of e-Government. Furthermore, this book contributes to the body of knowledge by emphasising the different dimensions and issues of the multidimensional perspectives of e-Government. The book explores tangible pointers for design and implementation of e-Government, giving it the thrust to potentially guide actual implementation of e-Government in African setups.
Application of Decision Science in Business and Management is a book where each chapter has been contributed by a different author(s). The chapters introduce and demonstrate a decision-making theory to practice case studies. It demonstrates key results for each sector with diverse real-world case studies. Theory is accompanied by relevant analysis techniques, with a progressive approach building from simple theory to complex and dynamic decisions with multiple data points, including big data, lot of data, etc. Computational techniques, dynamic analysis, probabilistic methods, and mathematical optimization techniques are expertly blended to support analysis of multi-criteria decision-making problems with defined constraints and requirements. The book provides an interface between the main disciplines of engineering/technology and the organizational, administrative, and planning abilities of decision making. It is complementary to other sub-disciplines such as economics, finance, marketing, decision and risk analysis, etc.
This book brings out current research and practice concepts, articulating the research agenda for e-Government. When e-Government was first conceived, it was designed upon basic technologies where the emphasis was only on the simple display of government information for citizens to read. Nowadays, e-Government design comprises many complicated modules such as upload and download consoles, two-way interaction consoles between citizens and government agents, integrated government business processes presenting the whole of government, and it does not depend solely on technology. The complexity of e-Government has now evolved to include political, cultural, economic, social and technical dimensions. Bringing all these difficult aspects together is so complicated that it needs carefully planned strategies informed by local contextual characteristics. Rather than giving formulaic definitions and conceptual standpoints on many aspects of e-Government, as is the case in many e-Government publications, this book will explore the frontiers of global knowledge value chains by discussing current and future dimensions of e-Government. For example, the book discusses the concept of data governance by exploring how actual opening up of government data can be achieved, especially in a developing world context. Further, the book posits that opening government data should be followed by the opening up of government business processes in order to peddle the concept of accountability and responsiveness. Much text on data governance has concentrated on articulating the basic definitions surrounding this concept. Another very important topic explored in this book is regarding how the concept of decolonisation can be extended to e-Government by providing practical examples as to how researchers in the developing world can contribute to the advancement of e-Government as a scientific field of enquiry and guide its implementation, thereof. Decolonisation is advocated for in e-Government research so that there is a balance in the inclusion of the Afrocentric knowledge into e-Government advancement other than over-reliance on the Euro-, Asia- and America-centric knowledge value chains (Mbembe 2015). As e-Government is a very expensive undertaking, the issue of funding has excluded African countries and a majority of the developing world from implementing e-Government. Despite funding being a critical cornerstone of e-Government development, there is a dearth of information on this topic. Therefore, this book provides a chapter which discusses traditional and innovative ways of funding e-Government design and implementation which can go a long way in improving e-Government penetration into the developing world. Further, the book explores how intelligent e-Government applications can be designed, especially in resource-constrained countries. A couple of emerging technology innovations such as fog computing and intelligent information technology are explored within the realm of e-Government design.
This edited volume is based on contributions from the TCET-AECT "Human-Technology Frontier: Understanding the Learning of Now to Prepare for the Work of the Future Symposium" held in Denton, Texas on May 16-18, sponsored by AECT. The authors embrace an integrative approach to designing and implementing advances technologies in learning and instruction, and focus on the emerging themes of artificial intelligence, human-computer interactions, and the resulting instructional design. The volume will be divided into four parts: (1) Trends and future in learning and learning technologies expected in the next 10 years; (2) Technologies likely to have a significant impact on learning in the next 10 years; (3) Challenges that will need to be addressed and resolved in order to achieve significant and sustained improvement in learning; and (4) Reflections and insights from the Symposium that should be pursued and that can form the basis for productive research collaborations. The primary audience for this volume is academics and researchers in disciplines such as artificial intelligence, cognitive science, computer science, educational psychology, instructional design, human-computer interactions, information science, library science, and technology integration.