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Information systems outsourcing enduring themes, global challenges, and process opportunities by R. A. Hirschheim

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Published by Springer-Verlag in Berlin .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Office equipment leases,
  • Electronic Commerce,
  • Service-Rechenzentrum,
  • Outsourcing,
  • EDV-Dienstleistung,
  • Computer service industry,
  • Offshoring,
  • Information resources management,
  • Betriebliches Informationssystem,
  • Industrial procurement,
  • Electronic data processing departments,
  • Informationsmanagement,
  • Market surveys,
  • Unternehmen,
  • Aufsatzsammlung,
  • Industrial equipment leases,
  • Contracting out

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRudy Hirschheim, Armin Heinzl, Jens Dibbern, editors
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD9696.2.A2 I54 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 593 p. :
Number of Pages593
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24878945M
ISBN 109783540888505, 9783540888512
LC Control Number2008940967
OCLC/WorldCa297148411

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This book attempts to synthesize research that contributes to a better understanding of the emerging challenges of information systems (IS) outsourcing. Important topics in this realm are: how to digitally innovate through IS outsourcing; how to govern outsourced digitalization projects, and more. The outsourcing of information systems (IS) is however a much newer concept but one which has been growing dramatically. This book attempts to synthesize what is known about IS outsourcing by dividing the subject into three interrelated parts: (1) Traditional Information Technology Outsourcing, (2) Information Technolgy Offshoring, and (3.   Outsourcing Management Information Systems helps MIS managers to manage outsourcing projects by establishing performance metrics, including: appropriate risk factor considerations, structuring a centralized architecture that best suits the organization, and avoiding the case study pitfalls reported in the literature. From Information Systems Outsourcing to Cloud Computing: /ch We are witnessing the business prospects of cloud computing becoming apparent as many cloud computing services have been made available online. PreviouslyAuthor: Mohammad Nabil Almunawar, Hasan Jawwad Almunawar.

Information Systems 4 A Global Text This book is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License Innovation is the process of “making improvements by introducing something new” to a system. The book should be of interest to all academics and students in the fields of Information Systems, Management, and Organization as well as corporate executives and professionals who seek a more profound analysis and understanding of the underlying factors and mechanisms of outsourcing. The book should be of interest to all academics and students in the fields of Information Systems, Management and Organization as well as corporate executives and professionals who seek a more profound analysis and understanding of the underlying factors and mechanisms of : Springer Berlin Heidelberg. From the Book: Organizations are increasingly considering outsourcing part or all of their information systems activities to external suppliers. Some client organizations have very high expectations of outsourcing, fed by positive media attention and eloquent suppliers.

9 INFORMATION SYSTEMS SOURCING This chapter is organized around decisions in the Sourcing Decision Cycle. The first question in the cycle starts with the decision to Make (insource) or Buy - Selection from Managing and Using Information System [Book]. Outsourcing Information Systems brings together the papers that combined contribute a detailed understanding of how outsourcing of IS and back office functions has developed, and is likely to develop, the theories that can be applied to this field of study, the mistakes committed and learning achieved, and insights into what really does work. A new look at nearly 20 years of theoretical and practical research on IT outsourcing. The book explores how good IT outsourcing theories shape practice and how effective IT outsourcing practices inform theory. It highlights the importance of examining theories borrowed from economics, strategy.   Joseph Rottman, associate professor of information systems at UMSL, and Mary Lacity, Curators’ Professor of Information Systems at UMSL, co-wrote a new book on rural outsourcing. The book, “Emerging ITO and BPO Markets: Rural Sourcing and Impact Sourcing,” was published by IEEE Computer Society.