Technologies for Business Information Systems / Edition 1

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The material collected in this book covers a broad range of applications of computer science methods and algorithms in business practice. It presents cutting edge research in development, implementation, and improvement of computer systems. The computer science and information systems topics covered include data warehouses, ERP, XML, ontologies, rule languages, software engineering and Business Process Management.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789048174157
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 11/23/2010
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2007
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 432
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.92 (d)

Table of Contents

Conceptual Modelling for Grid Computing: Applying Collaborative Reference Modelling.- Approaches for Business Process Model Complexity Metrics.- Characterization and Tool Supported Selection of Business Process Modeling Methodologies.- A Framework for Utilizing Preferred Work Practice for Business Process Evolution.- On the Suitability of the Pi-Calculus for Business Process Management.- Variability Modeling and Product Derivation in E-Business Process Families.- Investigation of Reporting Tools for Cadastre Information Systems.- Internet Supported Mass Enrollment to High Schools.- Dealing with Administrative Discretions in E-Government: The Citizen Consultation Model.- Examples of Situation Spaces in Context-aware Business Solutions.- ERP Implementation Effort Estimation Using Data Envelopment Analysis.- Contrasting Rankings from Social Choice Aggregation Methods for Business Information System Selection in Multiple Case Studies.- Managing Adaptive Information Projects in the Context of a Software Developer Organizational Structure.- Requirements for Establishing a Conceptual Knowledge Framework in Virtual Enterprises.- Two Methods for Schema Design for Intelligent XML Documents in Organizations.- IS Evolution Benefit Assessment – Challenges with Economic Investment Criteria.- Adaptive Human-to-Human Collaboration via Negotiations of Social Prools.- Is E-learning More Suitable for Full-time or for Part-time Students?.- Automated Acquisition of Semantic Relations for Information Retrieval Systems.- Analysis of Query Logs of the Library Catalogues in the Internet Network.- Business Process Retrieval of Company Policies.- Utility of Web Content Blocks in Content Extraction.- A Comprehensive Assessment of Modern Information Retrieval Tools.- Polish Texts Analysis for Developing Semantic-Aware Information Systems.- Temporalizing Ontology.- Semantics-driven XML Data Exchange within Web-serviced Business Applications.- An Ontological Document Management System.- Cost Estimation for Ontology Development: Applying the ONTOCOM Model.- Perspectives of Belief Revision in Document-driven Evolution of Ontology.- Assuring Enterprise-Wide Information Quality Management Capability Maturity.- Involving Users to Improve the Level of Their Satisfaction from a Software Product Designed for Public Organization.- Wrapping Semistructured Data to an Object-Oriented Model for a Data Grid.- Script-based System for Monitoring Client-side Activity.- A Security Evaluation Model for Multi-Agent Distributed Systems.- Industrial Application and Evaluation of a Software Evolution Decision Model.

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