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Data-Exchange Standards and International Organizations: Adoption and Diffusion

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Data-Exchange Standards and International Organizations: Adoption and Diffusion establishes factors related to the implementation and dissemination of data-exchange standards. A cutting-edge reference source written by an international collaboration of field experts, this book covers advanced topics such as product life cycle support, IT standardization, and innovation- and adopter-centric data analysis.

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
  2. Foreword
  3. Preface
  4. REFERENCES
  5. Acknowledgment
  6. Trademarks
  7. General Introduction
    1. INTRODUCTION
    2. PRODUCT DATA EXCHANGE
    3. DATA-EXCHANGE STANDARDS
    4. CONCLUSION
  8. REFERENCES
  9. Standardization and IT Standards
    1. Benefits, Classifications and Research Surrounding Standardization and IT Standards
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY STANDARDS
      3. CONCLUSION AND VALIDATION OF RESEARCH
    2. REFERENCES
    3. IT Standards Adoption and Diffusion Models
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. ADOPTION AND DIFFUSION TERMINOLOGY
      3. INNOVATION-CENTRIC APPROACH
      4. ADOPTER-CENTRIC APPROACH
      5. CONCLUSION
    4. REFERENCES
    5. Research Philosophy and Strategy
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. RESEARCH PHILOSOPHY
      3. RESEARCH APPROACH
      4. RESEARCH STRATEGY
      5. QUALITATIVE RESEARCH PROCESS
      6. CONCLUSION
    6. REFERENCES
  10. Adoption and Diffusion Case Studies
    1. Innovation-Centric Perspective: ISO Technical Committee 184 Sub-Committee 4
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. CONCEPTION
      3. DEVELOPMENT PROCESS
      4. STANDARD CHARACTERISTICS
      5. STANDARDIZATION ISSUES
      6. CHARACTERISTICS OF THE ADOPTING COMMUNITY: INNOVATIVENESS
      7. KEY FACTORS: BARRIERS AND FACILITATORS OF ADOPTION
      8. FINALISED INNOVATION-CENTRIC MODEL AND CONCLUSIONS
    2. REFERENCES
      1. ENDNOTES
    3. Adopter-Centric Perspective: The United Kingdom Ministry of Defence
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. ANALYSIS OF THE ADOPTER-CENTRIC MODEL: PRIMARY ADOPTION
      3. SECONDARY ADOPTION AND ORGANIZATIONAL DIFFUSION CHALLENGES
      4. CONCLUSION
    4. REFERENCES
  11. Adoption and Diffusion Checklists
    1. Emergent Innovation-Centric and Adopter-Centric Checklists
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. INNOVATION-CENTRIC 'ADOPTION CHECKLIST'
      3. ADOPTER-CENTRIC 'ADOPTION CHECKLIST'
      4. CONCLUSION
    2. REFERENCES
    3. Innovation-Centric Checklist Application: Product Life Cycle Support Adoption and Diffusion
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. CONCEPTION
      3. STANDARDS PROCESS
      4. STANDARD SPECIFICATIONS
      5. ADOPTION CONDUCIVENESS
      6. RELATED IMPLEMENTATION TECHNOLOGIES
      7. SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION
    4. REFERENCES
    5. Adopter-Centric Checklist Application: Product Life Cycle Support Adoption and Diffusion in the UK MoD
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. PRIMARY ADOPTION
      3. SECONDARY ADOPTION: INVESTIGATION OF ISSUES SURROUNDING THE DIFFUSION OF PLCS WITHIN THE MoD
      4. SECONDARY ADOPTION: APPLICATION OF THE CHECKLISTS
      5. SUMMARY
      6. CONCLUSION
    6. REFERENCES
      1. ENDNOTE
    7. Summary and Recommendations
      1. RESEARCH OVERVIEW
      2. RESEARCH FINDINGS, NOVELTY AND LIMITATIONS
      3. RECOMMENDATIONS
      4. REFLECTIONS ON RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND APPROACH
      5. CONCLUSION
    8. REFRENCES
  12. Glossary of Abbreviations
  13. An Overview of Early Product Data-Exchange Standards
  14. REFERENCES
    1. APPENDIX B-1
  15. Reference
    1. APPENDIX B-2
    2. APPENDIX B-3
    3. APPENDIX B-4
    4. APPENDIX B-5
  16. Standards Questionnaire
  17. About the Author
  18. Index