Researching Information Systems and Computing

Author: Briony J Oates
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781412902243
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With everything readers need to know about how to execute their research project, this book is written specifically for information systems (IS) and computing students. It introduces key quantitative and qualitative research methods, makes sense of underlying philosophies, and will help readers navigate and assess existing published academic papers. Throughout readers are supported by pedagogical features such as learning objectives, explanations, discussion questions, evaluation guides and suggestions for further reading.

Das Spotify Buch

Author: Thomas Raukamp
Publisher: O'Reilly Germany
ISBN: 3958750206
Format: PDF
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Musikstreaming wird in Deutschland immer beliebter – etwa 18 Millionen Deutsche nutzen inzwischen einen solchen Dienst, damit hat sich die Zahl der Nutzer seit 2013 verdreifacht. Pionier und gleichzeitig Marktführer ist der schwedische Musikstreaming-Dienst Spotify mit einem Anteil von fast 70 Prozent. Spotify erscheint auf den ersten Blick einfach und intuitiv. Doch wenn Sie ein wenig unter die Haube schauen, werden Sie feststellen, dass der Dienst sehr viel mehr zu bieten hat. Dieses Buch erklärt Schritt für Schritt, wie‘s geht: Sie erfahren, wie Sie Ihre Lieblingsmusik entdecken und in Ihrer Musikbibliothek verwalten, wie Sie Wiedergabelisten erstellen und mit Ihren Freunden oder in sozialen Netzwerken teilen, wie Sie Ihre Musik mit all Ihren Geräten synchronisieren und, und, und. Außerdem lernen Sie, wie Sie mithilfe von Spotify Connect Ihre nächste Party planen. Thomas Raukamp ist Spotify-Experte, der Ihnen mit Kompetenz und Begeisterung nicht nur alles genau erklärt. Er gibt Ihnen auch jede Menge Tipps und Kniffe mit auf den Weg, die Ihren Musikgenuss noch steigern.

Compliance Management in Financial Industries

Author: Mathias Eggert
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 331903913X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Since the peak of the world financial crisis in 2008, compliance management has gained more and more interest from practice and research. In particular the financial service industry is strongly regulated and has to follow specific laws, standards and guidelines. Considering the steadily increasing number of legal requirements in the design of information systems is a challenge to financial service providers. This book investigates the challenges of compliance management in financial industries and provides solutions for a compliant design of information models. From a business process perspective, an approach is presented that enables the automatic checking of business process models. From a supervisory reporting perspective a modeling technique is presented that allows for modeling regulatory data warehouse requirements as well as its analysis. Besides these two perspectives the author provides insights into the perceived relationship of Information Systems and Law.

Formulating Research Methods for Information Systems

Author: Leslie P. Willcocks
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 1137509872
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This edited two-volume collection presents the most interesting and compelling articles pertaining to the formulation of research methods used to study information systems from the 30 year publication history of the Journal of Information Technology (JIT). The JIT articles in this volume capture the living debates surrounding the development of the IS field and the application of research methods therein. Using a time horizon of the last and the next 25 years, the papers examine whether there is a methodological crisis in the field, the role of diversity, the nature of inter-disciplinary discourse, the relevance and applicability of generalization, whether theory is king, or something else altogether, critical analyses and literature review techniques, and the craft of case study research.

Die postkapitalistische Gesellschaft

Author: Peter Ferdinand Drucker
ISBN: 9783430122221
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Inhaltsübersicht: Teil I "Die Gesellschaft": 1. Vom Kapitalismus zur Wissensgesellschaft, 2. Die Gesellschaft der Organisationen, 3. Die Zukunft von Arbeit und Kapital, 4. Die Produktivität der neuen Mitarbeiter, 5. die verantwortungsbewuste Organisation. - Teil II "Die politische Ordnung": 6. Vom Nationalstaat zum Megastaat, 7. Transnationalismus, Regionalismus, 8. Die notwendige Kehrtwende der Regierungen, 9. Staatsbürgerschaft. - Teil III "Das Wissen": 10. Das Wissen: Seine Volkswirtschaft, 11. die rechenschaftspflichtige Schule, 12. Der gebildete Mensch, Personen- und Sachregister.

Mobile Robotik

Author: Ulrich Nehmzow
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3642559425
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Using information and scale as central themes, this comprehensive survey explains how to handle real problems in astronomical data analysis through a modern arsenal of powerful techniques. The coverage includes chapters or appendices on: detection and filtering; image compression; multichannel, multiscale, and catalog data analytical methods; wavelets transforms, Picard iteration, and software tools.

Realigning Research and Practice in Information Systems Development

Author: Nancy L. Russo
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0387354891
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Given the pervasive nature of information technology and information systems in the modern world, the design and development of IS and IT are critical issues of concern. New research topics continuously emerge in tandem with the latest developments in technology-E-Business, Knowledge Management, Business Process Reengineering, for example. However, when the initial flurry of research abates and the "gloss" of these areas has diminished somewhat, as it inevitably does, the enduring core issue remains as to how to develop systems to fully exploit these new areas. Both information systems and information technology are interpreted fairly broadly in this book. Of particular interest to the editors were research studies that facilitate an understanding of the role and impact of information technology on society, organizations, and individuals, and which strive to improve the design and use of information systems in that context. The contributions to the book are categorized into four broad themes. First is the core issue of developing information systems in the current environment. In this section several fundamental challenges to current assumptions and conventional wisdom in information systems development are posed. The second section considers the management of information systems. Again, the conventional wisdom is challenged. The penultimate section focuses on researching information systems. Here, various issues to do with research methods are surfaced, and the use of leading-edge research methods in information systems development is pioneered and discussed. Finally, a section is devoted to understanding information systems. This section addresses the perennial challenge in the IS field in relation to the conceptual foundations of the field. This volume comprises the proceedings of the Working Conference on Realigning Research and Practice in Information Systems Development: The Social and Organizational Perspective, which was sponsored by the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) and held in Boise, Idaho, USA in July 2001. Given the central importance of information systems development in the current age, this eclectic book, which considers the topic from a rich and varied set of perspectives, will be essential reading for researchers and practitioners working in all areas of IS and IT.