Information systems strategy employed by the transport for London in preparation for the summer 2012 Olympics
Introduction The London summer Olympics which is billed to start from the 27 of July to 12 August 2012 is one of the world’s major events which will attract over 10,500 athletes and about 5.3 million visitors from outside the United Kingdom in addition to local visitors, press, workers broadcasters and officials. Given the projected […]
Chapter 1: Introduction Next Generation Networks is a term started to be heard more and more. The move from coaxial networks to modern 10Base-T twisted pair networks was a great step forward. User productivity increased as new networks started to roll out larger Ethernet networks. Users had the ability to access other resources like files […]
The interaction between people, processes, data, and technology within an organisation is conceptualised as an information system (Kroenke, 2008). Information systems are ubiquitous in businesses. From speeding up visits to the GP, to enabling online-banking, they enhance performance and efficiency in areas from decision-making to management and enable the formation of strong knowledge bases (Tutor2u). […]
Introduction In an organizational setting, the main application of information is in making sound decisions and finding the best remedies to a problem. These practices are closely related, and form foundations of all successful companies (Oz, 2008: p.8). In order to achieve this, most organizations have embraced different information systems. By definition, an information system […]
Introduction Computers have become an integral part of our lives and over the last decade we have witnessed a phenomenal surge in PC ownership across the world. In the UK, as per early 2011 statistics, PC ownership has continued to increase sharply with almost 77% of the households having a computer.
Introduction The main aim of this essay is to investigate the impact of technology on contemporary art. In a more detail, this essay will exploref the impact of mobile phones and the Internet on contemporary art. This essay will include theoretical foundation, backed up with examples. Firstly, a brief overview of the art world in […]
Abstract Cloud computing is the practice of moving computing resources off-site, to be hosted remotely, usually by a third-party company. This article examines the pros and cons of cloud computing from the perspective of small businesses (defined to be those businesses with 50 or fewer employees). The main finding is that cloud computing offers substantial […]
Abstract This paper looks at the causes, effects, and lessons learnt from the 2001 dot-com bubble financial crisis. To support my statements I investigate a variety of sources, including recently published academic journals, newspaper articles, books, and market reports. I find that the so called “Get Big Fast” business model that many dot-com companies […]
Chalks, blackboards and textbooks are quickly fading away from the scene of education. Majority of schools today have started to download home assignments taking help of iTunes i.e, the students use podcasts to listen to their lessons and take help of social-networking sites for communicating with each other. In fact, there are plenty of colleges […]
In recent years, there has been an increase in the use of technology in conducting corporate functions such as human resources, knowledge management and customer management. Identify any 3 of such systems (KM, CRM e.t.c) and critically analyze the DISADVANTAGES of each of these systems against traditional archaic methods.
We are witnessing a great transformation in business models and services and Information technology is driving these new changes.
Why do some knowledge-based organizations perform well in terms of innovation but less well in terms of efficiency? To what extent can information systems help to redress this balance? ABSTRACT In this paper, focus will be given on analysing how an innovative organisation can be in-efficient. The key role of information systems in addressing this […]
1). Analysis of JIT Outsourcing Case Study There are scores of empirical outcomes which shows that outsourcing decision brings enormous advantages to an organisation (See e.g. Mann and Borga, 2004; Yeaple, 2006). As the authors note, while outsourcing brings enormous cost advantages, it also allows firms to focus on other important strategic areas of their […]
ABSTRACT This paper aims to evaluate the effectiveness of an online portal (“Learning Exchange”) as a tool in promoting knowledge sharing at a leading market information firm – Thomson Reuters. The company was having problems with the flow of knowledge amongst different departments across several countries, therefore as the several theorists suggest, a knowledge management […]
Impact of Cloud Computing Technologies in small scale enterprises & the strategic and technological benefits it derive out of it. Cloud computing has been a disruptive innovation in recent years and has taken the headlines to displace many of the established traditional computational methodologies in a short period of time. The utility model of […]
ABSTRACT The mobile phone industry has grown substantially from 1 billion mobile subscriptions in 2002, to 4.1 billion at the end of 2008 (Guardian, 2009). This growth has been based on the benefits mobile phones bring to users, which amongst others is the ease with which it allows effortless communication between people; anywhere there is […]