Jean-Pierre Kuilboer

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This article presents a Temporal Enhanced Entity-Relationship (TEER) model, which shows how temporal information can be captured within a conceptual data model and extended to the relational data model. The time elements proposed for the TEER model include both transaction time and valid time. In order to support time-related queries, the query language SQL(More)
In response to rapid changes in business environment, enterprises deploy knowledge management technologies to improve adaptability and increase their chances of survival. This paper theorizes the causal relationship between a firm’s agility and its IT knowledge management capacities. We posit that the prerequisite to agility is the ability of the firm to(More)
This study examines the relationship between operation-level agility and firm performance in service industries. The study is augmented by investigating the role of IT resources and competence to achieve this specific type of agility. As of to date, most of the published literature in this stream of research has focused on manufacturing industry. This(More)
The new phenomenon of business intelligence (BI) is transforming the way businesses handle data. BI environments require a large capital layout to implement and support the large volumes of data as well as massive processing power, which inflicts tremendous pressure on corporate resources. In recent years, cloud computing has made BI tools more accessible,(More)
Competition among enterprises is changing. Initially competition was made between individual production systems. Now we are assisting to development of another kind of competition between production systems organized according to virtual enterprise (VE) concepts. This new focus is motivated by several aspects. The new global markets and the evolution of(More)
Increasingly, the Internet is used as a common tool for communication, information gathering, and online transactions. Information privacy is threatened as users are expected to reveal personal information without knowing the consequences of sharing their information. To that end, research groups, both from academia and industry, have embarked on the(More)
The arrival of the internet and the availability of music in digital formats have altered the landscape of the music industry. This paper examines the impact of the Internet on the music industry and argues that the adverse impact of technology disruption can be offset by the proper use of business intelligence technology throughout the value chain. A(More)