Description : Portals present unique strategic challenges in the academic environment. Their conceptualization and design requires the input of campus constituents who seldom interact and whose interests are often opposite. The implementation of a portal requires a coordination of applications and databases controlled by different campus units at a level that may never before have been attempted at the institution. Building a portal is as much about constructing intra-campus bridges as it is about user interfaces and content. Designing Portals: Opportunities and Challenges discusses the current status of portals in higher education by providing insight into the role portals play in an institution's business and educational strategy, by taking the reader through the processes of conceptualization, design, and implementation of the portals (in different stages of development) at major universities and by offering insight from three producers of portal software systems in use at institutions of higher learning and elsewhere.
Description : "This set of books represents a detailed compendium of authoritative, research-based entries that define the contemporary state of knowledge on technology"--Provided by publisher.
Description : "Addresses the evolution of database management, technologies and applications along with the progress and endeavors of new research areas."--P. xiii.
Description : Decision support systems have experienced a marked increase in attention and importance over the past 25 years. The aim of this book is to survey the decision support system (DSS) field – covering both developed territory and emergent frontiers. It will give the reader a clear understanding of fundamental DSS concepts, methods, technologies, trends, and issues. It will serve as a basic reference work for DSS research, practice, and instruction. To achieve these goals, the book has been designed according to a ten-part structure, divided in two volumes with chapters authored by well-known, well-versed scholars and practitioners from the DSS community.
Description : This three-volume collection, titled Enterprise Information Systems: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications, provides a complete assessment of the latest developments in enterprise information systems research, including development, design, and emerging methodologies. Experts in the field cover all aspects of enterprise resource planning (ERP), e-commerce, and organizational, social and technological implications of enterprise information systems.
Description : "This book provides a wide compendium of references to topics in the field of the databases systems and applications"--Provided by publisher.
Description : Advanced Topics in Information Resources Management is a series of books that features the most current research findings in all aspects of information resources management. From successfully implementing technology change to understanding the human factors in IT utilization, these volumes address many of the managerial and organizational applications and implications of information technology in organizations. Volume 5 provides information technology researchers, scholars, educators, and practicing managers with the latest research on managing the technological, organizational, and human aspects of information utilization and management. This volume presents current trends and challenges in implementing and strengthening information resources strategies in organizations worldwide.
Description : E-Commerce has brought about many changes in organizations and has had significant impacts on the quality of life that is experienced by individuals or even indirectly as members of society. The need to have fast and efficient information on products is crucial to our socially conscious and technologically dependent society; hence, information technology has increased the intolerable burden of handling the increasing amount of information and human errors which the society is expected to contend with. The Economic and Social Impacts of E-Commerce addresses issues associated with the advent of e-commerce, and its significance within society.