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Journal Issue
Volume 11 Issue 1 / Mar 2008  pp1‑51

Editor: Dan Remenyi

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Causal Relationships between Improvements in Software Development Processes and Final Software Product Quality  pp1‑10

Rini van Solingen, Egon Berghout

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The Effect of Information Systems on Firm Performance and Profitability Using a Case‑Study Approach  pp11‑16

Mojisola Olugbode, Ibrahim Elbeltagi, Matthew Simmons, Tom Biss

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Abstract

Beale and Cole is a company that was experiencing significant levels of growth in its business. However, its existing operational practices and ICT infrastructure were incapable of efficiently sustaining their level of growth. A thorough analysis of the operational systems was carried out covering both the manual systems and those supported by its computerised accounting system. A number of beneficial changes were made, including the implementation of a major new business system replacing the old accounting system. In all these developments, the work of a teaching company associate, now known as knowledge transfer partnerships associate supported the analysis, but the full participation and support of all key personnel within the company was essential. Although there were problems during the implementation, these have being resolved and Beale and Cole now has a fully supported and integrated IT system which will maintain their competitive advantage and facilitate their continued growth and profitability. 

 

Keywords: information, communication and technology, ICT, business systems integration, SMEs

 

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Fotis Lazarinis, Dimitris Kanellopoulos, Petros Lalos

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Determinants of Information Technology Diffusion: a Study at the Firm Level for Portugal  pp27‑34

Maria Fraga O. Martins, Tiago Oliveira

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Using the Probabilistic Model Checker PRISM to Analyze Credit Card Use  pp35‑44

Amani El Rayes, Mevliyar Er

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e‑Commerce, Business Methods and Evaluation of Payment Methods in Nigeria  pp45‑50

Michael Adeyeye

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