Andrew John Charles Blyth

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Welcome to what will be I hope the first of many columns on Business Process Re-Engineering. The role of the advisor is to stimulate discussion, provoke debate, inform people, and provide a medium through which people can communicate with one another. What I am planning to do in the coming issues is to offer people the opportunity to comment on what I and(More)
As more health-care providers adopt and utilise information technology in the treatment of there patients, so the number of system failures increases. Analysis of these failures shows us that these systems are failing for a variety of technical and social reason. The question that we are forced to ask is Why? In this paper I seek to highlight some of the(More)
Organisations today perceive information technology systems as vital to their success. The effective application of information from an organisational perspective can mean the difference between success or failure. The ORDIT (organisational requirements definition for information technology) approach was developed as a socio-technical systems based(More)
This position paper poses some potential issues for transient communities, but does not attempt to propose solutions. As we learn more about the requirements of transient cooperating communities, the solutions will likely involve system design decisions which facilitate and enhance the desired interaction characteristics, the evolution of social protocols(More)
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