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Editorial for the Special ECIME Edition of EJISE-ECIME2013 The Adoption of Cloud Computing by Irish SMEs-an Exploratory Study

Marian Carcary, Eileen Doherty, Gerard Conway
This paper presents results of an exploratory study into cloud computing adoption in the Irish SME context.  ...  While the study is of an exploratory nature, nevertheless the findings have important implications for the development/ improvement of national strategies or policies to support the successful adoption  ...  In addition, a qualitative approach will also be incorporated in an effort to gain a richer picture of the current state of play with regard to cloud adoption by the SME.  ... 

Ignoring "Best Practice": Why Irish Software SMEs are Rejecting CMMI and ISO 9000

Rory V. O'Connor, Gerry Coleman
2009 Australasian Journal of Information Systems  
This paper presents the results of a Grounded Theory study into why Irish SME software product companies are not using these SPI models. The key inhibiting factor found was the issue of cost.  ...  Software Process Improvement (SPI) "best practice" models such as ISO 9000 and the Capability Maturity Model Integrated (CMMI) have been developed to assist software development organisations by harnessing  ...  development.  ... 
doi:10.3127/ajis.v16i1.557 fatcat:n6gaeyj2z5eo7efw3wippre66u

A review of performance measurement: Towards performance management

Paul Folan, Jim Browne
2005 Computers in industry (Print)  
incorporates the structural aspects of the supply chain system and adds nonlogistics perspectives to its measurement arena.  ...  Describes the evolution of performance measurement in four sections: recommendations, frameworks, systems, and inter-organisational performance measurement.  ...  Given the exploratory nature of this paper, some future research areas are suggested in the conclusions that complete the article.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.compind.2005.03.001 fatcat:iafcbjzxtnboxa4qsepp6hdk5e

Preliminary Research on Computer-Assisted Transcription of Medieval Scripts in the Latin Alphabet using AI Computer Vision techniques and Machine Learning. A Romanian Exploratory Initiative

Adinel C. Dincă, Emil Ștețco
2020 Studia Universitatis Babeș-Bolyai Digitalia  
The second part of the study describes the specific project, developed by Zetta Cloud, with the aim of demonstrating that, by applying state of the art AI Computer Vision algorithms, it is possible to  ...  in an experimental project aiming to assist and improve the transcription effort of medieval texts with AI software solutions, uniquely designed and trained for the task.  ...  Acknowledgment This work was supported by a grant from the Romanian National Authority for Scientific Research, CNDI-UEFISCDI, project PN-III-P4-ID-PCCF-2016-0064: "The Rise of an Intellectual Elite in  ... 
doi:10.24193/subbdigitalia.2020.1.03 fatcat:egilfihzibhllenf4q23vt5rtu

The Impact of Ex-auditors' Employment with Audit Clients on Perceptions of Auditor Independence

Maslina Ahmad
2015 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Any political development in it would have an effect on the Arab and Muslim world.  ...  Development of networks was recognized as an important step in advancing the careers of both men and women.  ...  In today's business arena customers are prime asset for an organization and managing the customer relation is equally critical for the organizations.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.01.387 fatcat:mpkpx76op5g67ea4tayvz72sxa

Academic Entrepreneurship: Gendered Discourses and Ghettos

Ylva Fältholm, Lena Abrahamsson, Eva Källhammer
2010 Journal of Technology Management & Innovation  
We see this as an important basis when discussing how gender mainstreaming interventions can be introduced in the complex and elusive arena of academic entrepreneurship.  ...  METHODOLOGY The study areas include Lagos, Port Harcourt, Kaduna and the Federal Capital Territory -Abuja in Nigeria.  ...  These are some of the pertinent questions addressed in this study.  ... 
doi:10.4067/s0718-27242010000100004 fatcat:exivwgvlsna7be5rqshbiuvtwq

Leadership and Technology Management (LTM) the strategic management of technology in a consumer-driven environment [chapter]

Harry J. Murphy
1994 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We, then, embarked on an exploratory research study to examine how project delivery factors could be used to increase PDC in companies.  ...  In order to identify these challenges, an exploratory study of E-Commerce users was conducted with 190 participant firms of different sizes and industries.  ...  This paper gives an overview of the compared tools, the established criteria and the results obtained from that study.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-58476-5_142 fatcat:5rswny5kb5gwpjeppgtstuubee

From Research to Innovation: Exploring the Translation Journey with OpenInnoTrain [article]

Anne-Laure Mention, Massimo Menichinelli
2021 Zenodo  
Numerous mechanisms – such as stakeholder engagement and co-creation processes – can assist in creating framework conditions to foster the development and adoption of novelties that address current and  ...  Over the last 18 months of COVID-19 pandemic, we have experienced unprecedented circumstances in our lifetime that have demonstrated the critical role of knowledge creation and transmission across industries  ...  The framework developed in this study also provides policy-makers with insights into how to design the best possible policies, spanning the different areas of the FVC and contingent on the type of novelties  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5536932 fatcat:7pfwvjaznfagjgcapb2bm2zkuu

'From where I'm looking it just seems like two people have missed the boat …': understanding set behaviour from a socioanalytic perspective

Gary Shepherd
2017 Educational Action Research  
In this article, using empirical research from his PhD dissertation, the author explores how the insights developed by Wilfred Bion (1962) on groups, their unconscious behaviour and the anxiety of problem  ...  As well as concentrating on the problem, individuals in all sets spend some of their time in unproductive interpersonal exchanges.  ...  Note how the question is exploratory and aims to promote constructive discussion.  ... 
doi:10.1080/09650792.2017.1399921 fatcat:zemauxwnkfhkdc23li3tgt3jfy

Bashar H. Malkawi, Silkroad 2020 Conference Proceedings [article]

Bashar H. Malkawi
International university students' travel risk perceptions: An exploratory study. Current Farzanegan, M.R., Gholipour, H.F., Feizi, M., Nunkoo, R. & Andargoli, A.M. (2020).  ...  SMEs in Slovakia and selected countries and the world.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.13488903.v1 fatcat:eyhmm2ll6jdddmnrd4w5q6mhty

Proceedings of the First International Research Workshop for Process Improvement in Small Settings, 2005

Suzanne Garcia-Miller, Caroline Graettinger, Keith Kost
The first International Research Workshop for Process Improvement in Small Settings was held October 19-20, 2005 at the Software Engineering Institute in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  ...  The presentations addressed starting and sustaining process improvement, qualitative and quantitative studies, and using Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI), Agile, Modelo de Procesos para la  ...  Acknowledgement The CMMFT Programme is organized by the Hong Kong Computer Society and funded by the SME Development Fund of the Trade and Industry Department, the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative  ... 
doi:10.1184/r1/6582302 fatcat:awvczn67a5d3pifqcwkldr4xku

Surveillance Impact Report (Iriss Deliverable 3.2)

Kirstie Ball, Keith Spiller, Sebastian Dahm, Kerstin Goos, Michael Friedewald, Antonella Galletta, Paul De Hert, Richard Jones, Erik Lastic, Clive Norris, Charles Raab, J. Peter Burgess (+17 others)
2014 Zenodo  
Private The case study, referring to judicial and extra-judicial cases, has been developed through the gathering of cases, described in this study in an anonymous form to protect the identity of citizens  ...  In Austrian political culture security has always been perceived as the task of the State and so the active involvement of citizens in local security matters has not developed.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1184335 fatcat:qxyyg4wrrfdhnlkili6mvawbwe

Preparing for the Digital Value Exchange Economy in B2B. As the B2B sector undergoes its own digital transformation how do manufacturing SMEs integrate the impact it will have on the value proposition of their existing marketing and sales resources?

Sarah Clifft
The Data Value Efficiency model (DVE) is proposed as an outcome of the research undertaken and contributes to literature on value creation in the digital transformation of sales and marketing.  ...  This thesis investigates how SMEs in the manufacturing sector integrate the impact on the client relationship of digitally transforming their existing marketing and sales resources.  ...  companies, which in the SME arena is a precious commodity.  ... 
doi:10.25401/cardiffmet.16668310.v1 fatcat:sxvl6id5tfdvvasuhzsn5w2pde

Editor-in-chief: Integration of business intelligence with corporate strategic management Patent bibliometrics and its use for technology watch An examination of the impact of business intelligence systems on organizational decision making and performance: The case of France The impact of supply chain management on business intelligence

Klaus Søilen, Björn Jürgens, Victor Herrero-Solana, Sophian Gauzelin, Hugo Bentz, Mouhib Alnoukari, Abdellatif Hanano, Audrey Langlois, Benjamin Chauvel
2017 Journal of Intelligence Studies in Business   unpublished
The cultural competence is defined as the ability to develop a strong BI culture, including the quality of the information and the quality of the communication flows.  ...  The Impact of BIS on SMEs The third theme that emerged in this study was the impact of BIS on SMEs.  ...  Besides, real-time BI has an impact on business decisions and current business processes.  ... 

Editor-in-chief: Cross-cultural strategic intelligence solutions for leveraging open innovation opportunities Journal of Intelligence Studies in Business Business intelligence evaluation model in enterprise systems using fuzzy PROMETHEE Economic and industrial espionage at the start of the 21st century-Status quaestionis

Klaus Søilen, Alexandru Capatina, Gianita Bleoju, Pp, Kiyohiro Yamazaki, Rozalia Nistor, Mansoureh Maadi, Mohammad Javidnia, Malihe Khatami, Sushant Singh, Klaus Søilen
2016 unpublished
The author did not receive any grant for this study and declares no conflict of interest publishing this article. REFERENCES  ...  Acknowledgements This work is purely for research purposes and does not necessarily represent the official views of the organization author is associated with.  ...  Again the internet shows itself as an arena for deception.  ... 
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