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Author IFIP World Computer Congress (20th : 2008 : Milano, Italy)

Title Advances in information systems research, education and practice : IFIP 20th World Computer Congress, TC 8, Information Systems, September 7-10, 2008, Milano, Italy / edited by David Avison [and others]
Published New York : Springer, ©2008


Description 1 online resource (xx, 214 pages) : illustrations
Series IFIP - The International Federation for Information Processing, 1571-5736 ; 274
International Federation for Information Processing (Series) ; 274.
Contents Information Systems Education -- The Practical Relevance of IT Education: Skill Requirements and Education Expectations of Practitioners -- Challenges of Professionalization: Bridging Research and Practice through a Body of Knowledge for IT Specialists -- Mapping Research Questions to Research Methods -- Keynote -- Reflections on 50 Years of Computing: Impact of Professionalism on Teaching, Practice and Research -- New Perspectives on Information Systems Development -- Advances in Information Systems Development: From Discipline and Predictability to Agility and Improvisation -- The Emergence of Partnership Networks in the Enterprise Application Development Industry: A Global Corporation Perspective -- Challenges of Consumer Information Systems Development: The Case of Interactive Television Services -- Defining, Modeling and Diffusing IS Projects -- Improving diffusion of Information Technology in communities in a developing world context -- 'Driving' IS projects -- Bridging the Gap Between Service-Oriented and Object-Oriented Architectures in Information Systems Development -- Keynote -- The IFIP International Professional Practice Partnership -- Knowledge Management and Business Intelligence -- Requirements Elicitation in Data Mining for Business Intelligence Projects -- Social Networks and KMS Use in US IT Services -- Realizing the Value of Business Intelligence -- Applications and Emerging Technologies -- An RFID Adoption Framework: A Container Supply Chain Analysis -- Adoption of Service Oriented Computing from the IT Professionals' Perspective: An e-Government Case Study -- of a Public Sector e-Procurement Solution: Lessons Learned from Disappointing Adoption
Summary International Federation for Information Processing The IFIP series publishes state-of-the-art results in the sciences and technologies of information and communication. The scope of the series includes: foundations of computer science; software theory and practice; education; computer applications in technology; communication systems; systems modeling and optimization; information systems; computers and society; computer systems technology; security and protection in information processing systems; artificial intelligence; and human-computer interaction. Proceedings and post-proceedings of refereed international conferences in computer science and interdisciplinary fields are featured. These results often precede journal publication and represent the most current research. The principal aim of the IFIP series is to encourage education and the dissemination and exchange of information about all aspects of computing. For more information about the 300 other books in the IFIP series, please visit For more information about IFIP, please visit
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Information technology -- Congresses
Management information systems -- Congresses
Information technology.
Management information systems.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Actes de congrès.
Form Electronic book
Author Avison, D. E.
International Federation for Information Processing. Technical Committee for Information Systems.
ISBN 9780387096827