Bjørn Erik Munkvold

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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)
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)
The obvious benefits for team collaboration achieved through the use of Electronic Meeting Systems (EMS), do not appear to be so obvious on an organizational scale. After years of trying, there are relatively few published reports of rapid and broad adoption and diffusion of this technology. The broader class of Group Support System (GSS) technologies, that(More)
We present a holistic framework for analyzing and specifying collaboration solutions, developed by an oil and gas company in response to practical needs in supporting integrated collaboration and information management. A typology of collaboration tool capabilities, termed the Wheel of Collaboration Tools (WCT), is described. We assess its contributions,(More)
L. FLoyD LewiS is the chair of the Decision Sciences Department in the college of Business and Economics at western washington university and a professor of MIS. his research interests are in group support systems and collaborative information technologies. Dr. Lewis has published extensively on these topics since the mid-1980s. he is an associate editor of(More)