Cases on Strategic Information Systems, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1599044161
  • ISBN-13: 9781599044163
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 379 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released November 2006
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006

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Strategic information systems have emerged as one of the most effective applications of information technology in support of the strategic management of organizations. Cases on Strategic Information Systems presents a wide range of the most current issues, challenges, problems, opportunities, and solutions related to the development and management of strategic information systems. Real-life cases included in this publication demonstrate successes and pitfalls related to the planning and utilization of strategic information systems of organizations throughout the world.

Cases on Strategic Information Systems provides practitioners, educators, and students with important examples of the successes and failures in the implementation of strategic information systems, and stands as an outstanding collection of current, real-life situations associated with the effective utilization of strategic information systems.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Cases on Information Technology Series.
Cases on Strategic Information Systems Detailed: Table of Contents.
1: Infosys Technologies Limited: Unleashing CIMBA.
2: The Application of IT for Competitive Advantage at Keane, Inc..
3: A Case of Information Systems Pre-Implementation Failure: Pitfalls of Overlooking the Key Stakeholders' Interests.
4: The Information Plan for Celerity Enterprises, Inc.: A Teaching Case.
5: Project MI-Net: An Inter-Organizational E-Business Adoption Study.
6: An Innovative Adaptation of General Purpose Accounting Software for a Municipal Social Services Agency.
7: The Rise and Fall of
8: The Planned and Materialized Implementation of an Information System.
9: The T1-Auto Inc. Production Part Testing (PPT) Process: A Workflow Automation Success Story.
10: Implementing an Integrated Software Product at Northern Steel.
11: The Relation Between BPR and ERP Systems: A Failed Project.
12: Introducing Expert Systems at the Corporation∗.
13: Leveraging IT and a Business Network by a Small Medical Practice.
14: Costs and Benefits of Software Engineering in Product Development Environments.
15: Systems Design Issues in Planning and Implementation: Lessons Learned and Strategies for Management.
16: Montclair Mutual Insurance Company.
17: Implementing Information Technology to Effectively Utilize Enterprise Information Resources.
18: Evolving Organizational Growth Through Information Technology.
19: Is Strategy at NZmilk.
20: Life After a Disastrous Electronic Medical Record Implementation: One Clinic's Experience.
21: Military Applications of Natural Language Processing and Software.
22: Geochemia: Information Systems to Support Chemical Analysis in Geological Research.
23: ACEnet: Facilitating Economic Development Through Small Business Electronic Commerce.
24: Selecting and Implementing an ERP System at Alimentos Peru1.
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