James J. Cappel

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As Table 1 shows, there is much more to competitive intelligence than just market research. The word assessment suggests an ongoing process using a variety of information streams and data gathering techniques including psychological profiling and new technology evaluation. This process helps decision makers better understand the development of their(More)
As information technology evolves, it continues to raise new ethical challenges. In recognition of this, the business and academic communities have focused increased attention on ethics. Professional codes of ethics have been enacted by the ACM, AITP, and other computing organizations to provide guidance to information systems (IS) professionals in(More)
professional expertise includes the management of information assets, information systems development and maintenance, change management and technology transfer, project management, and information systems assessment and benchmarking. He has published dozens of journal articles and his work has appeared in the Abstract Many organizations have made(More)
A new initiative of SAP AG is to provide SAP R/3 certification to college students prior to graduation. This article describes the initial implementation of a SAP R/3 Process Integration Certification Academy at a large, public university, and it reports the evaluation results of this effort. A survey conducted of the Academy's participants revealed a(More)
The information systems (IS) profession requires a diverse blend of technical and non-technical skills. To develop these skills, IS educators often use group projects in systems analysis and design courses, sometimes involving written cases. This article presents a case that can be utilized for a group project in a systems analysis and design course. The(More)
The Internet has attracted businesses and users to a medium where transactions and information exchange can be conducted anytime day or night. Like businesses, various levels of government have expanded their online presence over time. However, as the data of this study suggests, there remains significant variation in the extent to which county governments(More)