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  • Access rights as a part of information security in enterprises 

    Golden, William; Conboy, Kieran; Acton, Thomas; Halonen, Raija (Association of Information Systems, 2008)
    This paper highlights the problem with access rights as a part of information security in enterprises with many information systems and their human users. In many organisations, users often write down their user names and ...
  • An Assessment of Biometric Identities as a Standard for E-Government Services 

    Scott, Murray; Acton, Thomas; Hughes, Martin (2005)
    This paper investigates the applicability and potential use of biometrics for E- Government services. An in-depth case study is presented outlining the development of E-Government services in Ireland, highlighting potential ...
  • An assessment of biometric identities as a standard for e-government services. 

    Scott, Murray; Acton, Thomas; Hughes, Martin (Inderscience, 2005-03)
    This paper investigates the applicability and potential use of biometrics for e-government services. An in-depth case study is presented outlining the development of e-government services in Ireland, highlighting potential ...
  • Biometric identities and e-government services. 

    Scott, Murray; Hill, Seamus; Acton, Thomas; Hughes, Martin (IGI Global, 2006)
    Governments are using the Internet and e-commerce technologies to provide public services to their citizens (Watson & Mundy, 2001). In so doing, governments aim to form better relationships with businesses and citizens by ...
  • Challenges for aided online shopping and product selection - a decision making perspective. 

    Dabrowski, Maciej; Acton, Thomas; Golden, Willie (2009)
    Consumers often face a task to select a best option from a large set of alternatives, such as choosing a car to buy1, an apartment to rent2, or an unforgettable trip to book3. E-commerce sites frequently provide the ...
  • 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, ...
  • Data presentation for agile information systems project decision making 

    Halonen, Raija; Acton, Thomas; Conboy, Kieran (2008)
    Awareness and use of agile methods has grown rapidly amongst the information systems development (ISD) community in recent years, and have been largely well received. While there are a number of purported benefits, many ...
  • 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. ...
  • DeLone & McLean success model as a descriptive tool in evaluating the use of a virtual learning environment 

    Conboy, Kieran; Golden, William; Acton, Thomas; Halonen, Raija (2009)
    This paper contributes the discussion about applying DeLone & McLean success model. Since its introduction in 1992, the model has been widely used and evaluated. In this paper the model is used as a descriptive tool in ...
  • The Effectiveness of Decision Support Systems on Mobile Devices 

    Acton, Thomas; van der Heijden, Hans; Golden, William (2008-11-26)
    This paper reports the results of an experiment as part of a study assessing the impact of decision aid use on performance-based decision-making. We examine the effect of a single- user decision support mechanism for ...
  • Effects Of See-Through Interfaces On User Acceptance Of Small-Screen Information Systems 

    van der Heijden, Hans; Golden, William; Acton, Thomas (2008-11-26)
    Small-screen devices such as mobile phones are increasingly pervasive. Reduced screen areas compromise the ease-of-use of such devices, and consequently, a concern for system designers becomes the maximization of ...
  • 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 e-commerce success: an empirical application of the Delone and Mclean IS success model 

    Sharkey, Ultan; Scott, Murray; Acton, Thomas (IGI Global, 2010-01)
    This research addresses difficulties in measuring e-commerce success by implementing the DeLone and McLean (D&M) model of IS success (1992, 2003) in an e-commerce environment. This research considers the influence of quality ...
  • 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 systems - unavoidable nuisances in combining local administratives? 

    Golden, William; Conboy, Kieran; Acton, Thomas; Halonen, Raija (2009)
    Local administratives face challenges similar to enterprises due to changes in their environment. Municipalities need to join their resources to reimburse and to deliver services. However, municipalities have not received ...
  • 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 ...