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Enterprise Content Management (ECM) is an emerging concept involving numerous software vendors, consultants, and information management practitioners around increasing market potential. However, there exist yet few academic reports on ECM from the viewpoint of organizational system implementations. This article analyses 58, mainly practitioner-oriented,(More)
The concept of Enterprise Content Management (ECM) represents integrated enterprise-wide management of the life cycles of all forms of recorded information content and their metadata, organized according to corporate taxonomies, and supported by appropriate technological and administrative infrastructures. Based on a case study of a Norwegian oil company(More)
Acknowledgments The authors would like to acknowledge the contribution of Varun Grover (Departmental Editor) and the three anonymous reviewers whose critical and insightful comments helped in bringing to fruition the current version of this paper. Abstract The information systems (IS) discipline is apparently undergoing an identity crisis. Academicians(More)
In this paper, we discuss the concept of collaborative IT infrastructure. Based on data from our own research plus case studies from the literature we propose a framework for the implementation of such infrastructure at the level of hardware, software, and protocols or guidelines on how to manage such projects. This framework is applied to a typology of(More)
An increasing number of people with lifelong disability are active members of virtual worlds. Through their avatars, people with disability are able to participate in social, work related and educational activities in the virtual world. The aim for this paper was to explore how people with lifelong disability experienced the relationship with their virtual(More)
Previous studies have shown that pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating peptide (PACAP) stimulates enterochromaffin-like (ECL) cell histamine release, but its role in the regulation of gastric acid secretion is disputed. This work examines the effect of PACAP-38 on aminopyrine uptake in enriched rat parietal cells and on histamine release and acid secretion(More)
OBJECTIVE Long-term Helicobacter pylori infection causes gastritis leading to hypergastrinemia and predisposes to gastric cancer. Our aim was to assess the role of gastrin in oxyntic mucosal inflammation in H. pylori-infected Mongolian gerbils by means of the gastrin receptor antagonist netazepide (YF476). DESIGN We studied 60 gerbils for 18 months and(More)