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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)
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)
Hyperknowledge is a new, ideal computer-based environment for working, learning and decision-making. In this environment, dgerent and contrasting views of a domain of interest are internalized by the user, enabling the development of a comprehensive understanding of the domain. A financial benchmarking application has been created as a part of an executive(More)