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This paper reviews and assesses the emerging research literature on information technology and organizational learning. After discussing issues of meaning and measurement, we identify and assess two main streams of research: studies that apply organizational learning concepts to the process of implementing and using information technology in organizations;(More)
Large high-technology companies operate in fiercely competitive international markets. To succeed they need to shorten the cycle time of new product development (NPD) while improving product quality and maintaining or reducing the total resources required. Their abilities to meet these business goals depend on how extensively and effectively they collect ,(More)
ICT-enabled international sourcing of software-intensive systems and services (eSourcing) is a powerful strategy for managing businesses more effectively. China is becoming a superpower for eSourcing service provisioning, but most Chinese providers are small or medium-sized and leverage the mediated eSourcing model, delivering services to foreign ICT(More)
The conceptual design of most computer-based information systems reflects a dualism of technology. During the development phase, part of the work-domain related knowledge is formalized and encoded in the software, making it difficult for users to reflect on and use this knowledge. This design/use-dualism contributes to the deterioration of the interpretive(More)
The conceptual design of most computer-based information systems reflects a dualism of technology. During the development phase, part of the work-domain related knowledge is formalized and encoded in the software, making it difficult for users to reflect upon and use this knowledge. This design/use-dualism contributes to the deterioration of the(More)
Computer technology is transforming strategic management and swalegic decision making. One important area of strategic management work, from a competitive viewpoint. is benchmarking. Competitive benchmarking is a company-internal process in which the activities of a given company are measured against the besr practices of thz best-in-class companies using(More)
1. Introduction The tremendous benefits of taking a product line approach for similar software-intensive systems are well documented [Clements & Northrop 02a]. What's not as clear, however, is how to effectively achieve an operational software product line, often called product line adoption. The " Launching and Institutionalizing " practice area of the(More)