Business Agility and Information Technology Diffusion: IFIP TC8 WG 8.6 International Working Conference, May 8-11, 2005, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (Google eBoek)

Springer Science & Business Media, 11 mei 2005 - 380 pagina's
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This book addresses issues related to business agility and the diffusion of Information Technology (IT). Success, even survival, in today's business environment has been made complex and difficult by technologically-based competitive pressure. One promising strategy is to be agile and ready to adapt quickly to changes in the environment or market. Such strategy takes shape as an agile software development, agile manufacturing, agile modeling and agile iterations. In contrast, successful IT diffusion is known to be a process that takes time and careful effort. Many IT projects that succeeded in developing a product have subsequently failed in changing the behavior of the target group when diffusion just didn't happen. Therefore this volume responds to the question: What is the relationship between agility and IT diffusion? The book's scope covers information systems and technology issues, as well as organizational and managerial issues, related to agility and IT diffusion. The planned perspectives include topics such as diffusion of agile methods, enabling business agility with IT, creating agile environments that facilitate diffusion of IT, theories and frameworks for understanding diffusion and agility issues, best practices relating to business agility and IT diffusion, software process improvement and agility, diffusion studies of specific agile technologies, and impacts of diffusion of IT agile methods.

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Agility in Fours IT Diffusion IT Infrastructures IT Development and Business
Information Technology Diffusion Research An Interim Balance
Agility in Information Systems Development A ThreeTiered Framework
Navigating Software Process Improvement Projects
Mapping Social Networks in Software Process Improvement An Action Research Study
Organizational Information System Adoption A Network Perspective
Crossing the Chasm in Software Process Improvement
Fooling Around The Corporate Jester as an Effective Change Agent for Technological Innovation
Web Publishing An Extreme Agile Experience
Using the Mission Critical Market DifferentiatingMCMD Model to Improve Business and Information Technology Agility
Agility and Information Technology Diffusion in the Semiconductor Industry
Assessing Business Agility A MultiIndustry Study in The Netherlands
A Framework for Enterprise Agility and the Enabling Role of Digital Options
Agile Enterprise Cornerstones Knowledge Values and Response Ability
How to Make Government Agile to Cope with Organizational Change
Reflections on Software Agility and Agile Methods Challenges Dilemmas and the Way Ahead

An Empirical Investigation of the Potential of RFID Technology to Enhance Supply Chain Agility
Difficulties in Implementing the Agile Supply Chain Lessons Learned from Interorganizational Information Systems Adoption
Agility Through Implementation A Case from a Global Supply Chain
A Study of the Use of Agile Methods Within Intel
How Agile Is Agile Enough? Toward a Theory of Agility in Software Development
Improving Business Agility Through Technical Solutions A Case Study on TestDriven Development in Mobile Software Development
Looking Back and Looking Forward Diffusion and Adoption of Information Technology Research in IFIP WG 86Achievements and Future Challen...
Agile Software Development Methods When and Why Do They Work?
Enabling Business Agility Through Information Technology Management
Index of Contributors

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Pagina ii - IFIP's aim is two-fold: to support information processing within its member countries and to encourage technology transfer to developing nations. As its mission statement clearly states, IF IP's mission is to be the leading, truly international, apolitical organization which encourages and assists in the development, exploitation and application of information technology for the benefit of all people. IFIP is a non-profitmaking organization, run almost solely by 2500 volunteers.
Pagina ii - IFIP was founded in 1960 under the auspices of UNESCO, following the First World Computer Congress held in Paris the previous year. An umbrella organization for societies working in information processing...
Pagina 9 - Richard is the author of Designing Information Systems Security (J. Wiley) and more than 100 articles in scholarly journals, practitioner magazines, and edited books. He is an editor of The European Journal of Information Systems, and...
Pagina 9 - Georgia State University. His research specializes in security of information systems, methods of information systems design and development, and the interaction of information systems and organizations. His interests in methods extends to qualitative research methods.

Over de auteur (2005)

Mathiassen is currently Research Director at Danish National Center for IT Research.