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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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • An Investigation of Agility Issues in Scrum Teams Using Agility Indicators 

      Pikkarainen, Minna; Wang, Xiaofeng (2009)
      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 ...
    • Mobilising IS to support the diffusion of energy management practices outside of Ireland¿s LIEN (Large Industry Energy Network) 

      Costello, Gabriel (Association Information et Management, 2010-05)
      Ireland is under increasing pressure to reduce energy consumption to meet carbon emission targets and protect an economy that is almost totally dependant on imported energy. The implementation of no cost and low cost ...
    • Modelling preference relaxation in e-commerce. 

      Dabrowski, Maciej; Acton, Thomas (IEEE, 2010-09-23)
      In multi-attribute decision choice scenarios, although decision-makers desire access to very large sets of possible choice options (alternatives), their cognitive resources are limited. They may simply be unable to process ...
    • Modelling the Effects of Decision Tools in Online Shopping 

      Sharkey, Ultan; Acton, Thomas; Conboy, Kieran (2009)
      The provision of tools to focus user interaction in analysing data to come to a decision is the core principle of a decision supporting system. This became the inherent characteristic of decision support systems to ...