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- Leading an IT team to success. Mohan, Suruchi // InfoWorld;12/08/97, Vol. 19 Issue 49, p141
Cites the key elements for a successful information technology (IT) team. Support from top management; Proper mix of skills and personalities for the task; Good communication; Consensus on an emotionally charged issue.
- DEVELOPMENTS IN PRACTICE XI: DEVELOPING IT PROFESSIONALISM. Smith, Heather A.; McKeen, James D. // Communications of the Association for Information Systems;2003, Vol. 12, p312
Recent conversations with IT managers suggest that IT professionalism is a growing problem for them and for their organizations. Managers are frustrated that many of their newer employees simply don't understand what it means to "be professional" in their job. Neither schools nor companies teach...
- Making access to science easy. Nicholson, Catherine // Information Scotland;Dec2004, Vol. 2 Issue 6, p12
Focuses on the efforts of the Scottish Science Information Strategy Working Group (SSISWG) to providing science information for citizens of Scotland. Aim of the group; Areas of focus of SSISWG; Subgroups that have been established to carry out the goal of the working group.
- Get smart with info management. GRAY, CHRIS // New Zealand Management;Mar2012, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p56
The article discusses how an employer can optimise his company's performance and encourage more organized teamwork. It is stated that information management is meant to simplify processes, and executives should create a user-friendly and efficient way for the staff to work together to contribute...
- eTeam Spirit. Kostner, Jaclyn // Executive Excellence;Jan2002, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p13
Discusses how companies can use technology to overcome issues impacting virtual team spirit and results. Sense of isolation; Indication of too much information and not enough communication; Low interaction, low morale and low results; Presence of image, voice, and team.
- CURSO VIRTUAL DE REDACCIÃ“N CIENTÃFICA E INFOTECNOLOGÃA SOBRE LA PLATAFORMA MOODLE: RESULTADOS Y EXPERIENCIAS. Sánchez, Guillermo Antúnez; Pellicer, Yolanda Soler; Valera, Yoel Rodríguez; Sánchez, Waldo Ramírez; Mercado Ollarzábal, Ángel Luis; Alés, M. V. Andrés Flores // Pixel-Bit, Revista de Medios y Educacion;Jul2012, Issue 41, p173
At present the knowledge and mastery of writing techniques for the preparation of scientific papers, as well as the domain of Infotechnology, is indispensable in the professional and academic areas. The objective of this paper is to provide the knowledge and skills in scientific writing, usage...
- COLLABORATION AND VISUALIZATION: INTEGRATIVE OPPORTUNITIES. Walsh, Kenneth R.; Pawlowski, Suzanne D. // Journal of Computer Information Systems;Winter2003-2004, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p58
Collaborative computing and visual computing have tremendous potential to improve human performance in both individual and team situations. However having been studied as different streams of research, the synergistic potential of these technologies has not been exploited. This paper presents a...
- EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS: STUDENT PERCEPTIONS OF AN IS FINAL YEAR CAPSTONE SUBJECT. Keller, Susan; Parker, Craig M.; Chan, Caroline // ITALICS: Innovations in Teaching & Learning in Information & Com;Jun2011, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p4
This paper reports on a qualitative study aimed at investigating whether Australian Information Systems (IS) students undertaking a team-based capstone subject with real clients believed the subject had enhanced their employability skills. This research is important because UK and Australian...
- Information Exchange and Use in Group Decision Making: You Can Lead a Group to Information, but You Can't Make It Think. Dennis, Alan R. // MIS Quarterly;Dec96, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p433
Organizations often build groups with members from different areas so that a wider range of information and opinions can be considered. When members of such groups share the information they have, the group as a whole can access a larger pool of information than any one member acting alone,...