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This paper presents the findings from an ongoing research study on offshore IT outsourcing. Field work was carried out in India and in the UK to evaluate the scale and scope of outsourcing activities. CEOs and CIOs were interviewed in fifteen supplier firms in India and two customer firms in UK, about strategic positioning in the offshore outsourcing(More)
This study examines empirically the factors affecting the adoption and usage of broadband Internet in a developing country in this instance Bangladesh. This study is part of a wider research looking to explore consumer adoption of broadband services in various geographical and national settings. Thus, attitudinal, normative and control factors to provide(More)
The convergence between telecommunications and computing industries enabling the provision of Internet/net centric products and services has seen the emergence and collapse of the first phase applications services provisioning (ASP) industry. This paper discusses the findings of a longitudinal research program comparing traditional and applications(More)
In the last few years there has been much interest in the delivery of software-as-a-service. The concept of the remote delivery of software by Application Service Providers (ASPs) has captured the imagination of many academics, practitioners and technology analysts. Yet analyst predictions and expectations with respect to the growth of this new e-business(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine whether patient- and family-centered care interventions in the ICU improve outcomes. DATA SOURCES We searched MEDLINE, EMBASE, PsycINFO, CINAHL, and the Cochrane Library databases from inception until December 1, 2016. STUDY SELECTION We included articles involving patient- and family-centered care interventions and quantitative,(More)
Symptomatic avascular necrosis (AVN) of the hip is a known complication of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Data on the prevalence of bone avascular necrosis (AVN) in Arab SLE patients are limited. We conducted a cross-sectional and retrospective case-control study on 126 SLE patients from Dubai to determine prevalence and predictors of symptomatic hip(More)
This paper presents the findings of an ongoing research study into offshore information technology and systems outsourcing. Fieldwork was conducted in India and the United Kingdom to identify different strategies and scenarios. Based on the premise that offshore outsourcing poses greater risks than using suppliers from the home country, the research(More)
This paper presents the findings of an ongoing research study into offshore information technology and systems outsourcing. Fieldwork was conducted in India and the United Kingdom to identify different strategies and scenarios. Based on the premise that offshore outsourcing poses greater risks than using suppliers from the home country, the research(More)
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