Search for dissertations about: "it artefact"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 73 swedish dissertations containing the words it artefact.

  1. 1. Improving IT Integration for Higher Education Institutional Performance : Towards a Contextualised IT-Institutional Alignment Model

    Author : Jean Claude Byungura; Henrik Hansson; Ulf Olsson; Masengesho Kamuzinzi; Jimmy Jaldemark; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; IT integration; IT alignment; Alignment practices; Design science research; Innovation diffusion; Technology adoption; Institutional performance; Higher education; Artefact Evaluation; Computer and Systems Sciences; data- och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : The integration of information technology (IT) into service delivery is currently seen as an innovative strategy to support the modernising of universities worldwide. However, in some institutions in developing countries, including Rwanda, IT has failed to add the intended value to university services, despite huge associated investments in IT. READ MORE

  2. 2. Making sense of the IT artefact : a socio-pragmatic inquiry into IS use qualities

    Author : Jonas Sjöström; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Information Technology (IT) plays an increasingly important role, both for individuals, business, and society as a whole. IT systems are artefacts (human made). They are designed for various purposes; for instance to support workflow, to compute, to communicate, to deliver services, to facilitate learning, or simply to entertain. READ MORE

  3. 3. IT in Healthcare - Artefacts, Infrastructures and Medical Practices

    Author : Nina Lundberg; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : IS and Healthcare; artefact; infrastructure; interpretive field study; actor-network theory; PACS;

    Abstract : Globally, health care is making huge investments in information technology. Several studies illustrate that IT implementations have been fraught with problems. Everywhere, the problems appear to be similar, irrespective of the national health care system. The full potential of these technologies is not achieved, and their use is thus limited. READ MORE

  4. 4. Leading IT-Enabled Change Inside Ericsson : A Transformation Into a Global Network of Shared Service Centres

    Author : Einar Iveroth; Jan Lindvall; Lars Engwall; Andreas Werr; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; IT-enabled change; global organisational change; ERP; shared service centre; change agent; actor; structure; practice.; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to explore—from a managerial perspective—how IT-enabled change is designed, led, and sustained from-within an organisation. This is an issue of central concern because there is a considerable lack of research that directly incorporates IT in management and organisational change studies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Designing Information Systems : A pragmatic account

    Author : Jonas Sjöström; Pär Johan Ågerfalk; Göran Goldkuhl; Else Nygren; Richard Baskerville; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; information systems; design; pragmatism; design research; it artefact; Informatics and systems science; Informatik och systemvetenskap; Computer and systems science; Data- och systemvetenskap; Informatics; Informatik; Data- och systemvetenskap; Computer Systems Sciences;

    Abstract : Information technology (IT) plays an increasingly important role for individuals, organizations, markets, and society as a whole. IT systems are artefacts (human made objects) designed for various purposes. READ MORE