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  • Combining open innovation and agile approaches: implications for IS project managers 

    Morgan, Lorraine; Conboy, Kieran (2010-06)
    This paper describes a research-in-progress that explores the applicability and implications of open innovation in a multiple-project environment that employs agile approaches to information systems development. In doing ...
  • Comparing techniques for preference relaxation: a decision theory perspective 

    Dabrowski, Maciej; Acton, Thomas (Springer, 2010-09-01)
    This research proposes a decision aid based on a novel type of preference relaxation, which enables consumers to easily make quality choices in online multiattribute choice scenarios. In contrast to ltering and ...
  • 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, ...
  • Decision making and information systems development - a conceptual framework 

    Barry, Chris (2005)
    A long-standing anomaly within information systems development (ISD) exists - claims made for the benefits of methodology usage and the actuality of practice are poles apart. While both academics and practitioners have ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Hesitancy in committing to large-scale enterprise systems solutions - experiences at a multi-national corporation. 

    Barry, Chris; Sikorski, Wojtek (2008-06-12)
    While early cited benefits of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) or enterprise systems remain for the most part highly desirable, it is often the case that the promise of delivery differs from reality. Many now agree that ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • In search of search engine marketing strategy amongst SME's 

    Barry, Chris; Charleton, Debbie (Springer Verlag, 2009)
    Researchers have identified the Web as a searchers first port of call for locating information. Search Engine Marketing (SEM) strategies have been noted as a key consideration when developing, maintaining and managing Websites. ...
  • The influence of quality on the success of e-commerce systems 

    Sharkey, Ultan; Scott, Murray; Acton, Thomas (ECIS, 2006)
    Appraising the success of information systems has long been a difficulty for management. Indeed, the definition of 'success' is controversial as the term itself is multi-dimensional and can be assessed at various levels ...
  • The influence of quality on the success of e-commerce systems 

    Sharkey, Ultan; Scott, Murray; Acton, Thomas (2006)
    Appraising the success of information systems has long been a difficulty for management. Indeed, the definition of 'success' is controversial as the term itself is multi-dimensional and can be assessed at various ...
  • Information System Development over Time - More Lessons from the Field. 

    Barry, Chris (Irish Academy of Management, 2005)
    This paper presents further results from a longitudinal research study that has been conducted with one organization, the Western Financial Services (WFS) Group, over a six-year period (Barry 2004). They operate in the ...
  • Innovation management in a multi-national corporation's subsidiary of Ireland's evolving knowledge economy. 

    Costello, Gabriel; Whelan, Eoin; Donnellan, Brian (Springer Verlag, 2006)
    Innovation management is now seen as an important competitive advantage for Multi-national Corporation (MNC) subsidiaries located in Ireland's changing economy. This paper reports on the initial stages of a case study in ...