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  • Contribution behaviours in systems development - a position paper 

    Coyle, Sharon; Conboy, Kieran; Acton, Thomas (2009-12-02)
    This development research paper explores concepts associated with contribution behaviours. Contribution, in its simplest context occurs in organization settings where employees share knowledge with one another. Usually, ...
  • Deciding on open innovation: an exploration of how firms create and capture value with open source software 

    Morgan, Lorraine (Springer Verlag, 2008-10)
    Open innovation is a paradigm that proposes that firms can and should use external as well as internal innovations/ideas. A popular example of open innovation has been open source software (OSS). The key issues facing ...
  • Decisive and Incisive - The Path of DSS 

    Sharkey, Ultan; Acton, Thomas; Conboy, Kieran (2008)
    Through this study we explore the literature discussing what management information systems are what decision support systems are in an attempt to clarify the taxonomies available in the literature into a holistic discourse. ...
  • A Delphi study on collaborative learning in distance education: The faculty perspective 

    O'Neill, Susan; Scott, Murray; Conboy, Kieran (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010-09-21)
    This paper focuses on the factors which influence collaborative learning in distance education. Distance education has been around for many years and the use of collaborative learning techniques in distance education is ...
  • A dialogical action research approach to innovation as organisational change. 

    Costello, Gabriel; Donellan, Brian (Action in Language, Organisations and Information Systems (ALOIS), 2008-05)
    This paper argues that dialogical action research (AR) recently proposed by Mårtensson & Lee, provides a novel framework for both relevant and rigorous collaboration between academics and practitioners. The work is presented ...
  • The diffusion of WOZ: expanding the topology of IS innovations 

    Costello, Gabriel (Palgrave Macmillan, 2006-12-05)
    The growth and diffusion of self-service technology (SST) over the last decade has resulted in an increasing number of business and government transactions being completed without human assistance. One innovation in this ...
  • E-Government evolution in Ireland: A framework for successful implementation. 

    Golden, William; Hughes, Martin; Scott, Murray (IGI Global, 2005)
    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 ...
  • E-tailing in Ireland: A review of Ireland's top 25 retailers 

    Scott, Murray; Golden, William; Hughes, Martin (Mercury Publications Ltd., 2003)
    Electronic commerce provides a new sales channel for traditional retailers (Gulati and Garino, 2000, Griffith and Krampf, 1998). Yet, many traditional retailers have been slow to embrace the new technology (Bellman, 2001, ...
  • E-tailing in Ireland: a review of Ireland's top 25 retailers 

    Hughes, Martin; Golden, Willie; Scott, Murray (2002)
    Electronic commerce provides a new sales channel for traditional retailers (Gulati and Garino, 2000, Griffith and Krampf, 1998). Yet, many traditional retailers have been slow to embrace the new technology (Bellman, ...
  • Empathy and teamwork: reflections on the legacy of Claudio Ciborra through the phenomenology of Edith Stein. 

    Costello, Gabriel; Donnellan, Brian (European Conference on Information Systems, 2007-06)
    Claudio Ciborra argued that the position of information and communications technology (ICT) in organisations requires a shift from the present focus on the ¿scientific paradigm¿ to an ¿alternative centre of gravity: human ...
  • From Business Process Management to Business Process Ecosystem 

    Wang, Xiaofeng (2006)
    New technologies, notably service oriented architectures and Web services, are enabling a third wave of business process management (BPM). Supporters claim that BPM is informed by complexity theory and ...
  • Future research in agile systems development: applying open innovation principles within the agile organisation 

    Conboy, Kieran; Morgan, Lorraine (Springer Verlag, 2010)
    A particular strength of agile approaches is that they move away from 'introverted' development and intimately involve the customer in all areas of development, supposedly leading to the development of a more innovative ...
  • Having a Customer Focus in Agile Software Development 

    Lohan, Garry; Lang, Michael; Conboy, Kieran (2010)
    This research looks at the customer focus of agile software development teams. The study is part of a larger study examining how the twelve principles of Beyond Budgeting are operationalised in the context of an agile ...
  • Health promoting school indicators: schematic models for children. 

    Nic Gabhainn, Saoirse; Sixsmith, Jane; Delaney, Ellen-Nora; Moore, Miriam; O'Higgins, Siobhan (Emerald, 2007-06)
    Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to outline a three-stage process for engaging with students to develop school level indicators of health; in sequential class groups students first generated, then categorised indicators ...
  • How Perceptions of Open Source 

    Lorraine, Morgan; Finnegan, Patrick (2007)
    Much of the assessment of OSS benefits and drawbacks has been based on anecdotal evidence appearing in practitioner publications. Due to its focus on software development, such work neglects whether managerial ...
  • Implementing e-government in Ireland: a roadmap for success. 

    Unknown author (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 ...
  • Implementing successful e-government in Ireland: the importance of business process redesign 

    Hughes, Martin; Scott, Murray; Golden, William (IGI Global, 2005)
    Competitive pressures and improvements in information technology constantly force organisations to re-evaluate their business strategies (Porter, 2001; Venkatraman, 1994). Although public-sector organisations may not operate ...
  • Improving consumer decision making through preference relaxation. 

    Dabrowski, Maciej (2010)
    In online shopping scenarios, it can be difficult for consumers to process large amounts of information and make a good purchase decision, particularly for multiattributed products selection. Interactive decision aids that ...
  • Improving customer decisions using product reviews: CROM - Car Review Opinion Miner 

    Dabrowski, Maciej; Acton, Thomas; Jarzebowski, Przemyslaw; O'Riain, Sean (2010-04-07)
    Online shopping is a very goal-oriented activity. Consumers have a set of preferences for a product or service that is used as criteria for assessment of the available alternatives. However, crucial information about ...
  • Improving decision quality through preference relaxation. 

    Dabrowski, Maciej; Acton, Thomas (IOS press, 2010)
    In online shopping scenarios, it can be difficult for consumers to process the vast amounts of information available and to make satisfactory buying decisions. Interactive decision aids are a potential solution to this ...