Advances in Information Systems Research, Education and Practice

IFIP 20th World Computer Congress, TC 8, Information Systems, September 7-10, 2008, Milano, Italy

  • David Avison
  • George M. Kasper
  • Barbara Pernici
  • Isabel Ramos
  • Dewald Roode
Conference proceedings IFIP WCC TC8 2008

Part of the IFIP – The International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 274)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Information Systems Education

  3. Keynote

  4. New Perspectives on Information Systems Development

  5. Defining, Modeling and Diffusing IS Projects

    1. Marta Fernández-Diego, Julián Marcelo-Cocho
      Pages 113-124
    2. Viera Rozinajová, Marek Braun, Pavol Návrat, Mária Bieliková
      Pages 125-134
  6. Keynote

  7. Knowledge Management and Business Intelligence

    1. Paola Britos, Oscar Dieste, Ramón García-Martínez
      Pages 139-150
    2. William J. Dixon
      Pages 151-162
    3. Derek Smith, Maria Crossland
      Pages 163-174
  8. Applications and Emerging Technologies

About these proceedings


International Federation for Information Processing

The IFIP series publishes state-of-the-art results in the sciences and technologies of information and communication. The scope of the series includes: foundations of computer science; software theory and practice; education; computer applications in technology; communication systems; systems modeling and optimization; information systems; computers and society; computer systems technology; security and protection in information processing systems; artificial intelligence; and human-computer interaction. Proceedings and post-proceedings of refereed international conferences in computer science and interdisciplinary fields are featured. These results often precede journal publication and represent the most current research. The principal aim of the IFIP series is to encourage education and the dissemination and exchange of information about all aspects of computing.

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Editors and affiliations

  • David Avison
    • 1
  • George M. Kasper
    • 2
  • Barbara Pernici
    • 3
  • Isabel Ramos
    • 4
  • Dewald Roode
    • 5
  1. 1.Essec Business SchoolFrance
  2. 2.Virginia Commonwealth UniversityUSA
  3. 3.Politecnico di MilanoItaly
  4. 4.University of MinhoPortugal
  5. 5.INBEKON Management InstituteSouth Africa

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