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E-Strategies for Resource Management Systems: Planning and Implementation

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E-Strategies for Resource Management Systems: Planning and Implementation offers insight into current research practices and trends in information resource management strategies that can implemented electronically. This reference describes new tools and technologies that have the potential to optimize business practices and presents descriptions of issues that arise when implementing a paperless office.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Foreword
  5. Preface
  6. Section 1: Modeling Business Processes
    1. Chapter 1: Making the Business Process Execution Language (BPEL) Flexible
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MODELLING APPROACH
      4. RUN TIME APPROACH
      5. EVALUATION
      6. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
    2. Chapter 2: A Framework for the use of Business Activity Monitoring in Process Improvement
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BUSINESS PROCESSES
      4. PROCESS TERMINOLOGY
      5. BUSINESS PROCESS IMPROVEMENT
      6. BAM TECHNOLOGY
      7. EVENT PROCESSING MODULE
      8. PROCESS AND METRIC DEFINITION MODULE
      9. MONITORING MODULE
      10. VISUALIZATION
      11. BUSINESS RULES
      12. THE IWISE FRAMEWORK
      13. PROCESS MODEL
      14. PROCESS CAPTURE TOOL
      15. MODEL EVENT METRIC MANAGERS
      16. RULES EDITOR AND RULE ENGINE
      17. PORTAL DASHBOARD
      18. RELATED WORK
      19. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
    3. Chapter 3: The Socio-technical Balanced Scorecard for Assessing a Public University
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. HISTORICAL OVERVIEW OF THE SOCIO-TECHNICAL THEORY
      4. USE OF SOCIO-TECHNICAL THEORY IN THE 21ST CENTURY
      5. USE OF ALTERNATIVE MOMC THEORIES IN ORGANIZATIONS
      6. THE BALANCED SCORECARD
      7. THE SOCIO-TECHNICAL BALANCED SCORECARD
      8. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 4: Planning Cooperation in Inter-Organizational Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. RESEARCH METHOD
      5. THE E-PLANNING REASONING FRAMEWORK
      6. E-PLANNING ILLUSTRATED: THE E-CUSTOMS CASE STUDY
      7. RESULTS
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 16: Knowledge for Managing Information Systems Security
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. A BRIEF BACKGROUND OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS SECURITY
      4. RELEVANT CONCEPTS OF KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT
      5. SECURITY FROM A KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT PERSPECTIVE
      6. SUMMARY AND DISCUSSION
      7. LIMITATION AND CONCLUSION
  7. Section 2: Standards and QOS
    1. Chapter 5: Guidelines for Managing B2B Standards Implementation
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BUSINESS-TO-BUSINESS (B2B)
      4. STANDARDS
      5. RESEARCH APPROACH
      6. THE B2B STANDARDS IMPLEMENTATION PROCESS
      7. GUIDELINES FOR B2B STANDARDS IMPLEMENTATION
      8. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 6: Ontology-Based Registries
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. DEFINING THE E-BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS ONTOLOGY
      3. THE ONTOLOGY-BASED E-BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS REGISTRY
      4. CONCLUSION
  8. Section 3: Access Mediums to Online Services
    1. Chapter 7: Strategic Framework for Developing a Process Model for Maximising the Potential of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Technology Integration in Hospitals
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CONTEXTUAL TAXONOMY
      4. RFID IN HOSPITALS
      5. THE STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK
      6. ACTION RESEARCH
      7. CASE STUDY AS A LINEAR CONDUIT TO INFORM (PHASE 1)
      8. SUMMARY OUTLOOK AND CONTRIBUTIONS
    2. Chapter 8: Sources of legitimacy for the m-government initiatives in Turkey
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. M-GOVERNMENT BACKGROUND
      4. LITERATURE REVIEW
      5. METHODOLOGY
      6. FINDINGS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. Appendix 1. Summary of the survey instrument
    3. Chapter 9: Client Sever System for e-services Access in Business Environment
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE AND TECHNOLOGY
      4. SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT TOOLS
      5. EXPERIMENTAL RESULTS
      6. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 10: Personalized Web Service Provisioning to Mobile Users USING Policy-based Profile and QoS Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MOTIVATION AND RELATED WORK
      4. BACKGROUND
      5. SERVICE PROVISIONING FRAMEWORK
      6. INTER-SITE NEGOTIATION
      7. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
  9. Section 4: Collaborative Systems
    1. Chapter 11: Wiki-Dic 2.0
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. E-VOTING PERSPECTIVES
      4. E-POLL, USER-GENERATED CONTENT AND WIKI APPLICATIONS
      5. CASE STUDY: THE “WIKI-DIC” Version 2.0 APPLICATION
      6. EVALUATING E-VOTING INFORMATION OUTCOME
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 12: Supporting Electronic Collaboration in Conceptual Modeling
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND AND ISSUES
      4. RESEARCH METHOD
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    3. Chapter 13: Collaborative Geospatial Web Services for Multi-Dimension
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. RELATED WORK
      5. SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE
      6. FRAMEWORK OF DISTRIBUTED DATA STORAGE AND MANAGEMENT SUBSYSTEM
      7. ORGANIZATION OF LARGE-SCALE MULTIDIMENSIONAL REMOTE SENSING DATA
      8. HIERARCHICAL DIRECTORY STORAGE STRUCTURE OF DATA MODEL
      9. DATA RETRIEVAL ALGORITHM
      10. WSRF-BASED COLLABORATIVE BROWSING
      11. THE IMPLEMENTATION OF TILED WMS SERVICE
      12. PERFORMANCE EVALUATION
      13. CONCLUSION
  10. Section 5: Information Storage
    1. Chapter 14: Query Performance Optimization in XML Data Warehouses
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED WORK
      4. STUDY CONTEXT
      5. JOIN INDEX FOR XML DATA WAREHOUSES
      6. XML MATERIALIZED VIEW SELECTION STRATEGY
      7. VALIDATION EXPERIMENTS
      8. CONCLUSION AND PERSPECTIVES
  11. Section 6: Risks and Security
    1. Chapter 15: Towards An Elastic Risk Management Methodology By Using Business to Software Unified Process (BSUP)
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. BSUP METHODOLOGY
      5. APPLYING BSUP ON RISKIT METHODOLOGY
      6. APPLYING FUZZY LOGIC CONCEPTS AND UML ON RISKIT METHODOLOGY
      7. CONCLUSION
  12. Section 7: Project Supervision and Issues
    1. Chapter 17: COTS Software Procurement Methodology
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 18: Making Decisions in IS/IT Outsourcing
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERARURE REVIEW
      4. BUILDING A FRAMEWORK FROM A DYNAMIC PERSPECTIVE
      5. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      6. CASE STUDY
      7. ANALYSIS AND FINDINGS
      8. CONCLUSION AND IMPLICATIONS
  13. Section 8: SME Research and Issues
    1. Chapter 19: An Investigation into the Adoption and Implementation of Electronic Commerce in Saudi Arabian Small and Medium Enterprises
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE RESEARCH NATIONAL CONTEXT
      4. SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES (SMEs) DEFINITIONS
      5. THEORETICAL BACKGROUND
      6. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      7. RESEARCH RESULTS
      8. DISCUSSION
    2. Chapter 20: ICT Adoption in SME in an Arab GCC Country Oman
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. ICT ADOPTION IN SMEs LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. ICT DIFFUSION IN ARAB AND GULF COOPERATION COUNCIL (GCC) COUNTRIES
      5. OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
      6. RESEARCH DESIGN
      7. RESEARCH FINDINGS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. LIMITATIONS OF THE RESEARCH AND DIRECTIONS FOR FUTURE RESEARCH
    3. Chapter 21: Supporting Companies Management and Improving their Productivity through Mining Customers Transactions
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. KNOWLEDGE DISCOVERY PROCESS
      4. DATA MINING
      5. RELATED WORK
      6. CLUSTERING AND CLASSIFICATION DURING THE DESIGN PHASE
      7. EXPERIMENTAL WORK
      8. METHOD EVALUATION
      9. SUMMARY AND FUTURE WORK
  14. Compilation of References
  15. About the Contributors