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Business Intelligence Solution for an SME: A Case Study

Raghavendra Raj, Shun Ha Sylvia Wong, Anthony J. Beaumont
2016 Proceedings of the 8th International Joint Conference on Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management  
However, studies show that small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) lag behind in implementation and exploitation of BI solutions.  ...  To stay ahead of the competition, SMEs must be able to monitor and effectively use all of their resources, in particular information resources, to assist them in making important business decisions.  ...  Project Objectives The main source of the company's business data is generated by an in-house software developed for managing field services.  ... 
doi:10.5220/0006049500410050 dblp:conf/ic3k/RajWB16 fatcat:g5p45prokbdrdc3ip35dbrygn4

Marketing for survival: a comparative case study of SME software firms

Sara Parry, Rosalind Jones, Jenny Rowley, Beata Kupiec‐Teahan
2012 Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development  
Design/methodology/approach A two-case comparative case study was employed as the primary method of investigation.  ...  Purpose This study explores the success and failure of two similar small software technology firms from a marketing perspective, where there is a paucity of research.  ...  been written about the lack of marketing competencies of SMEs, their limited marketing capacity and the constraints of SMEs to effectively leverage their products and innovations in the marketplace (  ... 
doi:10.1108/14626001211277488 fatcat:kn7hidxeu5fcrfxwcmzbr77r4m

Open Source Software for Model Driven Development: A Case Study [chapter]

Jonas Gamalielsson, Björn Lundell, Anders Mattsson
2011 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
In this paper we report from a case study conducted in a consultancy company context aiming to investigate Open Source tools for MDD.  ...  The focus for our case study is on assessing the health of the ecosystems for the two investigated Open Source projects by means of quantitative analysis of publically available data sources about Open  ...  For such commodity software, many large and small companies seek to leverage from the Open Source licensing model in their collaboration on commodity software.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-24418-6_30 fatcat:tfacl5sz2zcwdmpfxcdopvjj7y

Using Interpretive Qualitative Case Studies for Exploratory Research in Doctoral Studies: A Case of Information Systems Research in Small and Medium Enterprises

Shana R. Ponelis
2015 International Journal of Doctoral Studies  
In spite of many texts on the case study method and the growing acceptance and use of thereof, there are relatively few examples that discuss how to apply the case study method.  ...  The paper concludes with a discussion of lessons learned and recommendations based on the author's experience with using the case study method.  ...  For example, in contrast to earlier studies (Cragg & King, 1993; Fink, 1998) this study revealed a preference amongst SMEs of all sizes for the more recently available, open source web-based applications  ... 
doi:10.28945/2339 fatcat:zi5zejcaazaxdbkebrkmik6tn4

Realization of Open Innovation: A Case Study in the Manufacturing Industry

Vinit Parida, Pejvak Oghazi, Åsa Ericson
2014 Journal of Promotion Management  
Thus, it is interesting to explore how SMEs can play a larger role in the open innovation practices of large firms.  ...  And finally, identifying the role of SMEs in large firms' innovation process can provide inputs on how to make this interface effective.  ...  Further, we would like to extend our gratitude to the case companies and the respondents of the interviews that this paper is based on.  ... 
doi:10.1080/10496491.2014.908801 fatcat:xx56zh2adfgalaifuhzqhagg2a

Open Government Data from the Perspective of SMEs: A Case Study in Indonesia

Amirudin Syarif, Mohamad Aizi Salamat, Aida Mustapha, Supli Effendy Rahim
2021 Journal of Computing and Social Informatics  
Several studies on OGD and its effect on SME business in various countries have shown that it has a positive influence on SME business progress, so it can be said that OGD is very important and can bring  ...  And the Open Data Ecosystem, in terms of government promotion of data reuse, is critical for SMEs.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors express appreciation to the Malaysia Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE).  ... 
doi:10.33736/jcsi.4070.2022 fatcat:xbidunuaevajbdvodiuztm6lve

Communities of practice, knowledge acquisition and innovation: a case study of science-based SMEs

Steven Pattinson, David Preece
2014 Journal of Knowledge Management  
Findings -Analysis of the interview data from a case study of six science-based SMEs provides evidence that both intra and inter-organizational CoPs were leveraged for a variety of purposes, including  ...  Practical implications -a contextualized framework for the construction of CoPs in sciencebased SMEs has been developed from the findings of this study.  ...  There were a number of references in the authors' case study interviews to mutual engagement, shared repertoires, and joint enterprises between these SMEs and their customers and suppliers.  ... 
doi:10.1108/jkm-05-2013-0168 fatcat:m5k7tdq5obbrdmvo6f7ixm3msq

Systems Engineering And Project Management Process Modeling In The Aeronautics Context: Case Study Of Smes

S. Lemoussu, J. C. Chaudemar, R. A. Vingerhoeds
2018 Zenodo  
In several cases, such innovative developments are being carried out by Small and Medium sized-Enterprises (SMEs).  ...  For instance, in Europe, a handful of SMEs are leading projects like airships, large civil drones, or flying cars.  ...  To address the case of SMEs case, the recent standard called "ISO/IEC TR 29110 Systems and Software Engineering" aims to provide a lightweight standard for SMEs who develops Software or Systems.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1315742 fatcat:6en24kwq2rdtljkuga4qkp67hi

How Does a Pandemic Disrupt the Benefits of eCommerce? A Case Study of Small and Medium Enterprises in the US

Raziel Bravo, Mario Gonzalez Segura, Olawale Temowo, Subhashish Samaddar
2022 Journal of Theoretical and Applied Electronic Commerce Research  
We employ a qualitative case study method, using interviews as our primary data source, along with secondary data from industry and company records.  ...  On average, we found that 44% of the SMEs in this study benefitted from using eCommerce in key business areas, with 46% improving their operations, 47% improving sales and marketing, and 39% improving  ...  Mack College of Business at Georgia State University (GSU) for guidance, encouragement, advice, and unlimited support. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/jtaer17020028 fatcat:2g6hz7pz4vdc7lt5x5z4yoqwl4

Open innovation in SMEs: a case study of a regional open innovation platform

Wolfgang Kathan, Kurt Matzler, Johann Füller, Julia Hautz, Katja Hutter
2014 Problems and Perspectives in Management  
This paper describes a regional platform that was set up to support SMEs and micro firms to implement open innovation. The platform focuses on community-based innovation contests.  ...  Open innovation has enjoyed widespread acceptance among large companies. SMEs, and especially micro firms, face specific challenges when adopting and implementing open innovation approaches.  ...  Acknowledgments This study is part of the project "Open Innovation South Tyrol -OIS 4-1b-162" funded by the Regional Operational Programme for the Autonomous Province of Bolzano 2007-13 -Programme under  ... 
doaj:474820ecccb94d04a449416aab7a89da fatcat:ov3axzlixvfdzblae3fxiim2mi

Collaborative knowledge management—A construction case study

Bhargav Dave, Lauri Koskela
2009 Automation in Construction  
The work presented in the case study was carried out while the first author was employed by the case study organisation.  ...  This paper discusses a range of these solutions and presents a case study where a collaborative Knowledge Management solution is implemented across a multi functional construction company.  ...  This is followed by a case study of a construction SME (Small to Medium Enterprise) where a collaborative knowledge management solution was applied.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.autcon.2009.03.015 fatcat:tv5wiv7unzannhxqageo5h6gc4

Competitive Networking For SME: A Case Study Of Its Success In Italy

2016 European Scientific Journal  
This paper intends to give evidence to an empirical case of excellence, which is emerging as a prototype in the agri-food industry since its establishment: the Agribusiness Cluster Brixia (hereafter, ACB  ...  The Agribusiness Cluster Brixia is a well-defined group of companies highly specialized in technology, the Cluster shares.  ...  Business Networks and Cooperation in International Business Relationships', Vol. 27 (5), Journal of International Business Studies Bougrain & Haudeville (2002).  ... 
doi:10.19044/esj.2016.v12n7p1 fatcat:becnrczyejedjokncmpa54girq

A Case Study on Risk Management Practice in Outsourced Software Migration Projects

Srikrishnan Sundararajan, Bhasi M, Pramod K.V.
2012 INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COMPUTERS & TECHNOLOGY  
An embedded case study of a large software migration project executed for a fortune 500 company was undertaken to check whether the model agrees with actual industry practice.  ...  In this paper we explore industry practice in the management of software development risks in outsourced software migration projects. We take the vendor perspective, post contract finalization.  ...  Data Collection In case studies, three different types of data sources may be used ( .  ... 
doi:10.24297/ijct.v11i5.1151 fatcat:7ray57bqg5cqhnplyu6cetptdm

Research on ICT Patterns and Integration in Small & Medium Enterprises "A Case Study of Pakistan"

Zulfiqar Hussain Pathan, Zeng Jianqiu, Zahid Latif, Suhail Memon, Dong Hao
2017 International Journal of u- and e- Service, Science and Technology  
The results of this paper provide a well-timed understanding of ICT integration by SMEs as well as also explained the ICT usage level inside the small and medium scale business units in the province.  ...  Usually it is important for small & medium scale firms and top level executives to add and organize ICT applications in an effective manner, get advantage of existing resources and accelerate the economic  ...  Moreover, the potential of ICTs is not sufficiently leveraged in Pakistan, where access to ICTs remains the privilege of a few.  ... 
doi:10.14257/ijunesst.2017.10.2.06 fatcat:vsjqdyxhwnavrjx3r6g2imq2bi

The development of informal sector Small and Medium scale Enterprises through formation of cluster and networking: A case study based on Sri Lanka and Pakistan

S.W.S.B. Dasanayaka
2009 Business Review  
The concepts of cluster and networking emerged in 1960s in Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) literature but the formation of SME clusters and networking is a very new strategy for Sri Lanka started  ...  Many successful empirical stories available regarding the effectiveness of SME cluster and networking formation around the world but Sri Lankan and Pakistan cases may be too early to judge the exact relationship  ...  The Lanka Software Foundation (LSF), a non-profit organization has been formed to help Sri Lanka exploit the opportunities presented by the open-source world.  ... 
doi:10.54784/1990-6587.1335 fatcat:jxtkum57szhzpdj466tlpjty3e
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