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An Investigation of Agility Issues in Scrum Teams Using Agility Indicators
Agile software development methods have emerged and become increasingly popular in recent years, yet the issues encountered by software development teams that strive to achieve agility using agile methods are yet to be ...
The Role of Migrant Care Workers in Ageing Societies (Irish national report).
(Irish Centre for Social Gerontology, National University of Ireland Galway, 2009)
This report explores the role and potential of migrant care workers in caring for older people in Ireland. The proportion of migrant carers caring for Irish older people has increased over recent years, reflecting a broader ...
End-of-life care for older people in acute and long-stay care settings in Ireland
(National Council for Ageing and Older peeople, 2008)
A coevolving systems approach to the organization of agile software development.
(Institute of Management Sciences, 2009)
Despite the popularity of agile methods in software development and increasing adoption by organizations there is debate about what agility is and how it is achieved. The debate suffers from a lack of understanding of ...
Implementing e-government in Ireland: a roadmap for success.
(IGI Global, 2003-10)
E-government provides unparalleled opportunities for governments to streamline processes and improve customer service. As a result, achieving successful citizen centric e-government has become a key concern for many ...
Proposing a formalised model for mindful information systems offshoring
(Springer Verlag, 2009-10-26)
The central thesis of this paper is that Mathematical Economics can provide a novel approach to the examination of offshoring business decisions and provide an impetus for future research in the area. A growing body of ...
Seeking the face of innovation with the ethical compass of Emmanuel Levinas.
(Springer Verlag, 2008)
A recent biographer has described the philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas as being permeated by one simple but profound theme: western philosophy has at best ignored and at worst suppressed the ¿Other¿. The approach of this ...
The triple helix, open innovation and the DOI research agenda.
(Springer Verlag, 2007-01-07)
This paper examines the implications for research on the diffusion of innovations (DOI) arising from a growing body of literature in two related fields. The first area concerns the debate on the role of regional and national ...
The wizard of OZ: instilling a resilient heart into self-service business applications
Speech enabled business applications are characterized by complex implementations that bring together language processing technologies, applications development, and end-user psychology. Resilience is critical to ...
Linking Local and Global Feminist Advocacy: Framing Women's Rights as Human Rights in the Republic of Ireland
This article argues that global-level feminist advocacy in the 1990s has had a significant impact within feminist advocacy in the Republic of Ireland. An important manifestation of this is the growing engagement of groups ...