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Maturity for Sustainability in IT

Martijn Smeitink, Marco Spruit
2013 International Journal of Information Technologies and Systems Approach  
Finally, the resulting Maturity for IT Sustainability (MITS) model is presented which categorizes all ontology measures appropriately within the two MITS dimensions.  ...  Furthermore, four maturity levels are defined for IT sustainability based on the available sustainable development literature: Cleaning up the waste, Preventing waste, Product reengineering, and IT as  ...  Maturity for IT sustainability (MITS) model ).  ... 
doi:10.4018/jitsa.2013010103 fatcat:bjebg6lrivdwxo2kcsjujlnone

IT Governance on One Page

Peter Weill, Jeanne W. Ross
2004 Social Science Research Network  
Case Study: an in-depth description of a firm's approach to an IT management issue (intended for MBA and executive education).  ...  Often firms have mature business governance processes to use as a starting point in designing IT governance. 7 For example, Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) piggybacked its IT governance on its more mature  ...  The ability to reduce the size of the steering committee recognized that Dow Corning had created sustainable senior management participation in high level IT management.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.664612 fatcat:lijqdqmgzfctldjwfhk75sxtfe

You make it and you try it out: Seeds of design discipline futures

Peter Lloyd
2019 Design Studies  
The references in the paper are mainly restricted to those published in, or strongly relating to, Design Studies.  ...  The paper concludes by noting the plurality of present-day study, arguably enabled by design thinking, and sketches what this holds for the future of the discipline.  ...  Mea Culpa, this paper is self-evidently written by a male, and therefore subject to the criticisms that follow, which serves to highlight the problem, I think.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.destud.2019.10.008 fatcat:4myvlgppinet7e6fmnzx32rrbe

Developing Maturity Models for IT Management

Jörg Becker, Ralf Knackstedt, Jens Pöppelbuß
2009 Business & Information Systems Engineering  
In IT management, maturity models have proved to be an important instrument because they allow for a better positioning of the organization and help find better solutions for change.  ...  Over the last few years, over a hundred maturity models have been developed to support IT management.  ...  Wir helfen unseren Klienten, Investitionen in Technologie erfolgreich zu managen und mit den strategischen Prioritäten des Geschäfts in Einklang zu bringen.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12599-009-0044-5 fatcat:4ntub4lxbrc6fm4trrwgl4gh64

Covid-19 Has Accelerated Digital Transformation, but May Have Made it Harder Not Easier

Michael Wade, International Institute for Management Development, Jialu Shan, International Institute for Management Development
2020 MIS Quarterly Executive  
MISQE Research Insights for IT Leaders Mary Lacity: Michael and Jialu, thank you for sharing your work with us.  ...  These two experts identify five enduring best practices for digital transformation that all IT leaders should adopt.  ...  These organizations realize that sustainable practices are not only good for the environment but for business as well.  ... 
doi:10.17705/2msqe.00034 fatcat:pyxqnop4wvhd7crezqthvd6hye

Experts see SiGe holding its own

Roy Szweda, Teddy O'Connell, Marco Racanelli
2004 III-Vs review  
Experts see SiGe holding its own For the next in our interview series, attention is focused on that complementary semiconductor alloy, SiGe, although some might say that silicon is more 'competitive'.  ...  Here are the viewpoints of some of the leaders in the field, namely, Dr Teddy O'Connell of IBM and Marco Racanelli, PhD, vice president, engineering of Jazz Semiconductor.  ...  Ultimately such 'hybrid' approaches will mature into fully monolithic structures where SiGe HBTs in Si BiCMOS devices will likely displace the need for compound semiconductors in all but the most extreme  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0961-1290(04)00658-1 fatcat:acajm37mtjdjtdp2oimcoc4vym

Opencourseware Observatory – Does The Quality Of Opencourseware Live Up To Its Promise?

Sahar Vahdati, Christoph Lange, Sören Auer
2015 Zenodo  
In order to obtain a better understanding of the quality of OCW, we assess the quality in terms of fitness for use.  ...  Based on this assessment we identify crucial areas in which OCW needs to improve in order to deliver up to its promises.  ...  In (Dholakia et al. 2006) , sustainability is introduced as the long-term viability and stability of an open education program.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.14756 fatcat:jeoy4v7uuvdchjx3j5vvx3idki

RFID and IT - 2020

Mohan Kumar G, Shobha Reka
2007 International Journal on Information Sciences and Computing  
In the face of this need for clear, comprehensive information about RFID and its benefits, this paper gives a clear insight into the technology and its applications.  ...  It also promises to enable new efficiencies in the supply chain by tracking goods from the point of manufacture through to the retail point of sale (POS).  ...  sustainment of its transforming fighting forces.  ... 
doi:10.18000/ijisac.50006 fatcat:thwhozxknvflpcln44xw2l4ivm

Is It Possible for Young Students to Learn the AI-STEAM Application with Experiential Learning?

Ting-Chia Hsu, Hal Abelson, Natalie Lao, Shih-Chu Chen
2021 Sustainability  
This study attempted to evaluate the learning effectiveness of using the MIT App Inventor platform and its Personal Image Classifier (PIC) tool in the interdisciplinary application.  ...  is not a barrier for the young students to learn the sustainable AI-STEAM course developed in this study.  ...  Acknowledgments: We acknowledgement that Ching-Chun Yuan translated the initial report to English. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su131911114 fatcat:lag6h347zjffbjalrxj5cp63xe

Managing change in IT outsourcing arrangements

Albert Plugge, Marijn Janssen
2009 Strategic Outsourcing  
In-depth interviews were conducted with participants who are directly involved in the case studies.  ...  Three provider organizations were selected: a domestic provider, an offshore provider, and a global provider assuming that there might be differences in focus between the providers.  ...  First, as the IT activities were outsourced for the first time, a lack of maturity was experienced in their own organization.  ... 
doi:10.1108/17538290911005162 fatcat:24xu4y35s5bp7dpj5ua4ttiz5e

Whose agenda Is It?

Moira Dustin, Anne Phillips
2008 Ethnicities  
Mit der Verwendung dieses Dokuments erkennen Sie die Nutzungsbedingungen an.  ...  Sie dürfen dieses Dokument nicht in irgendeiner Weise abändern, noch dürfen Sie dieses Dokument für öffentliche oder kommerzielle Zwecke vervielfältigen, öffentlich ausstellen, aufführen, vertreiben oder  ...  However, while the UK's ancient common law offence of blasphemy is no longer used, it protects only the Christian faith and there have been frequent proposals for its repeal. 7 In 2000, Denmark introduced  ... 
doi:10.1177/1468796808092451 fatcat:axkiks5ewzdmtcum6zmog6jt4a

Liaisons between culture and innovation: comparative analysis of South Korean and Lithuanian IT companies

Mindaugas Laužikas, Aistė Miliūtė
2020 Insights into Regional Development  
Notwithstanding its digital maturity, only 35% of leaders focus on social value-added of digital initiatives and address adequate dissemination practices of such initiatives (MIT SMR and Deloitte, 2019  ...  For instance, having twentythree semi-structured interviews with creative industries' experts of the Netherlands conducted, Koehorst et al. (2019) introduced a model which is partly in line with business  ... 
doi:10.9770/ird.2020.2.2(2) fatcat:3gyjzkql5rhuhiozcjlm6zwkqe

Energy Sector Enterprises in Digitalization Program: Its Implication for Open Innovation

Yulia Valeeva, Marina Kalinina, Lilia Sargu, Anastasia Kulachinskaya, Svetlana Ilyashenko
2022 Journal of Open Innovation: Technology, Market and Complexity  
The developed methodology is based on the index method, which makes it possible to assess the rating of countries by the level of digitalization in the energy sector.  ...  The digital economy implies structural transformation in many industries, including the energy sector, without considering the state specifics of the industry, for which full-fledged digitalization can  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/joitmc8020081 fatcat:4ntavxfm7rbsvgoawzf7sm3u4u

OpenCourseWare observatory

Sahar Vahdati, Christoph Lange, Sören Auer
2015 Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Learning Analytics And Knowledge - LAK '15  
In order to obtain a better understanding of the quality of OCW, we assess the quality in terms of fitness for use.  ...  Based on this assessment we identify crucial areas in which OCW needs to improve in order to deliver up to its promises.  ...  In (Dholakia et al. 2006) , sustainability is introduced as the long-term viability and stability of an open education program.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2723576.2723605 dblp:conf/lak/Vahdati0A15 fatcat:tc2qtzb22refteersoagizuziu

Varieties of Capital-Market Crises [chapter]

Guillermo A. Calvo
1998 The Debt Burden and its Consequences for Monetary Policy  
In the former case, which is that of Great Britain, it is a question of reducing the amount lent; in the latter case it is a question of increasing the amount borrowed.  ...  A machinery which is adapted for action of the first kind may be ill suited for action of the second." Keynes (1924, p. 18)  ...  Consider now Krugman's scenario in which the exchange is fixed unless it can no longer be sustained by the central bank.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-349-26077-5_7 fatcat:axgbmh27gbdcpfig3kqm3xj7au
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