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Business organizations operating in highly dynamic environments need agile processes. Though existing IT infrastructure including enterprise systems have made business processes cost efficient, they pose a serious challenge to process agility. This paper analyses their impact on the firm's ability to build business process agility. Using a case study(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the impact of magnetic field inhomogeneity correction on achievable imaging speeds for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of articulating oropharyngeal structures during speech and to determine if sufficient acquisition speed is available for visualizing speech structures with real-time MRI. MATERIALS AND METHODS We designed a spiral(More)
Past research on the effect of ERP systems on agility is contradictory, and research on the post implementation effects of ERP systems on agility is limited. Employing a cross sectional field study, this exploratory study analyses how key defining features of enterprise systems environmentdintegration, process optimisation, and best practicesdaffect(More)
BACKGROUND Childhood obesity is a significant risk factor for cardiovascular disease in adulthood. Although ventricular remodeling has been reported in obese youth, early tissue-level markers within the myocardium that precede organ-level alterations have not been described. METHODS AND RESULTS We studied 21 obese adolescents (mean age, 17.7±2.6 years;(More)
Agility has become a key organizational capability today as businesses face an uncertain and volatile environment. Enterprise systems, a key component of IT infrastructure in a majority of orrganizations today, have delivered cost efficiencies, control and consistent execution. Using a case study approach, this research reports on the investigation of the(More)