Bulletin of Applied Computing and Information Technology

03:02

July 2005

Bulletin of Applied Computing and Information Technology.
Vol 3, Issue 2 (July 2005).
ISSN 1176-4120.

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Welcome to BACIT 3(2). In this issue:

  • Editorial
    • Managing information, resources, rights and people
      - David Parry
  • Views
    • Certification: Your industry needs it!
      - Douglas White
  • Articles
    • A review of research on managing information technology in New Zealand
      - Christoph Georgi, Stephan Pauls, Roman Rochel Andreas Weth & Kay Fielden
    • A review of research on enterprise networks in New Zealand
      - Dragan Lakic, Steve Macaulay, David Scadden, Doug Street & Kay Fielden
    • DRM systems: A comparative study of protecting owner and consumer rights
      - Braja Podder
    • Managing radical software engineers
      - Kevin C. Desouza & Yukika Awazu
    • Impact of appropriation and participation on decision outcomes
      - Praveen Sadasivan
    • Lookup and discovery in a Jini architecture
      - Ron Zucker

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For further information contact the Editors.

Krassie Petrova (krassie.petrova@aut.ac.nz)
Michael Verhaart (mverhaart@eit.ac.nz)


   Editorial

Managing information, resources, rights and people

David Parry (dparry@aut.ac.nz ) Display as HTML Download PDF Version

One of the nagging thoughts I have when sitting at my computer is how much I manage it, and how much it manages me. My definition of management is based around the concept of getting work done efficiently without doing it all oneself. The articles in this issue of BACIT deal with management issues that confront …


  Views

Certification: Your industry needs it!

Douglas White (douglas.white@nzcs.org.nz) Display as HTML Download PDF Version

 There are compelling reasons for ICT practitioners in New Zealand to be recognised by their peers, employers, Government and the by the whole community as ICT professionals, rather than merely practitioners. ICT certification is not only desirable, but essential... 


  Articles

A review of research on managing information technology in New Zealand

Christoph Georgi, Stephan Pauls, Roman Rochel,
Andreas Weth & Kay Fielden
(kfielden@unitec.ac.nz)
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This literature review analyses the current status quo of academic literature in the field of managing information technology, with a focus on New Zealand. The research domain covers managing IT in small, medium sized and large enterprises as well as aspects of managing IT that are not related to organisation size…..

A review of research on enterprise networks in New Zealand

Dragan Lakic, Steve Macaulay, David Scadden,
Doug Street & Kay Fielden
(kfielden@unitec.ac.nz)
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This paper contains a literature review of the research in the field of enterprise networks in New Zealand published since 2000 - categorized both by research method used and by domain area within the field of enterprise networks. Articles were gleaned from conference papers, journal articles and online publications….

DRM systems: A comparative study of protecting owner and consumer rights

Braja Podder (brapod96@aut.ac.nz ) Display as HTML Download PDF Version

The objective of Digital Rights Management (DRM) systems is the distribution of digital contents in a manner that protects the rights of the content providers, distributors and consumers involved in the supply chain. Studies supporting DRM systems have expressed its success in maintaining the provisions of copyright law….

Managing radical software engineers

Kevin C. Desouza (desouza@engagedenterprise.com) &
Yukika Awazu (awazu@engagedenterprise.com)
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Innovations in software engineering organizations frequently emerge from risky behavior. Most often, these risks are taken by only a small percentage of the staff – the radical engineers (REs). They go against the status quo, experiment with new methods or technologies, and bring innovations into the mainstream…

Impact of appropriation and participation on decision outcomes

Praveen Sadasivan (prasad78@aut.ac.nz) Display as HTML Download PDF Version

The efficiency of Group Decision Support Systems (GDSS) and related collaborative systems is an aid to globalisation. This study investigated the impact of appropriation of technology and participation by groups on decision outcomes. Data was collected from collaborative online trials with students from Sweden and New Zealand.

Lookup and discovery in a Jini architecture

Ron Zucker (rjzucker@csee.usf.edu) Display as HTML Download PDF Version

Jini is an existing and evolving technology that is providing a new hardware/software paradigm in much the same way that object-oriented programming has created a paradigm shift in software development. It may redefine the way computers are thought of and constructed in the future…..


Editorial Board

Editor Krassie Petrova,
Auckland University of Technology
Web Editor Michael Verhaart,
Eastern Institute of Technology
Guest editor Dr David Parry,
Auckland University of Technology
Members Tony Clear, Auckland University of Technology
Dr Donald Joyce, UNITEC
Dr Donald Koh, UNITEC
Extended Editorial Panel Diana Kassabova, Auckland University of Technology
Roanne Birch, Auckland University of Technology
Michel Jouvernaux, Waikato Institute of Technology
Dr Jacqueline Whalley, Auckland University of Technology
Petteri Kaskenpalo, Auckland University of Technology
Dr Kay Fielden, UNITEC
Editorial Assistant Catriona Carruthers 

Copyright © 2005 NACCQ. Krassie Petrova, Michael Verhaart & David Parry (Eds.). An Open Access Journal, DOAJ # 11764120. Individual authors retain their intellectual property rights.