James B. Pick

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This tutorial provides a foundation in GIS including its basic structure, concepts, and spatial analysis. GIS is a new field in business schools and presents opportunities for research. It is derived from about a dozen disciplines, some unfamiliar to most IS researchers. Following an overview of vertical-sector uses of GIS, the paper introduces their costs(More)
This paper presents a model of governmental, investment, social, and economic factors that influence technological utilization for 110 countries. Structural equation modeling is applied to conceptualize and test the model. This model uses latent and observable variables and the application tests the hypothesis that technology use can be accounted for in a(More)
As globalization moves forward, many IS/IT investments are being deployed across organizations located in different countries and world regions. Cross-system and inter-system integration and collaboration technologies play essential roles and often determine investment success or failure. However, economic, social and other factors outside the system must(More)
This tutorial provides a foundation in GIS including its basic structure and concepts, and spatial analysis. Spatial Decision Support Systems are introduced, emphasizing one current model. The links of GIS to related technologies such as GPS, wireless, location-based technologies, and RFID are examined. The tutorial gives an overview of vertical-sector uses(More)
This article has the objectives to discuss the background for the two special issues of International Journal of e-Collaboration on electronic collaboration in organizations, examine four theoretical frameworks with particular regard to their relevance to the content in the articles in the special issues, and summarize each of the nine articles in these(More)