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Chaos and Order in Agile Software Development: a Comparison of Two Software Development Teams in a Major IT Company
Agile methods have emerged and become popular over last few years as a response to shortcomings of the waterfall process model. However, agile processes are stamped by some as chaotic processes and are placed in opposition ...
Empathy and teamwork: reflections on the legacy of Claudio Ciborra through the phenomenology of Edith Stein.
(European Conference on Information Systems, 2007-06)
Claudio Ciborra argued that the position of information and communications technology (ICT) in organisations requires a shift from the present focus on the ¿scientific paradigm¿ to an ¿alternative centre of gravity: human ...
Supply chain transformation in APC Ireland: lean thinking, opposing logics and bricolage.
This paper presents a number of observations and findings from an ongoing study of supply chain transformation in a subsidiary of American Power Conversion (APC) located in the West of Ireland. The study is being carried ...
How Perceptions of Open Source
Much of the assessment of OSS benefits and drawbacks has been based on anecdotal evidence appearing in practitioner publications. Due to its focus on software development, such work neglects whether managerial ...
Infrastructure for data processing in large-scale interconnected sensor network
With the price of wireless sensor technologies diminishing rapidly we can expect large numbers of autonomous sensor networks being deployed in the near future. These sensor networks will typically not remain isolated but ...
WSMO-PA: Formal Specification of Public Administration Service Model on Semantic Web Service Ontology
In this paper we define a formal model for a Public Ad- ministration service on the basis of the Web Service Modeling Ontology (WSMO). For this purpose we employ the generic public service object model of the Governance ...
Towards Semantic Interoperability (In-depth comparison of two approaches to solving Semantic Web Service Challenge mediation tasks)
This paper overviews and compares the DERI and DEI-Cefriel approaches to the SWS-Challenge workshop mediation scenario in terms of the utilized underlying technologies and delivered solutions. In the mediation scenario one ...
Quantified equilibrium logic and hybrid rules
In the ongoing discussion about combining rules and Ontologies on the Semantic Web a recurring issue is how to combine first-order classical logic with nonmonotonic rule languages. Whereas several modular approaches to de- ...
Handling heterogeneity in RosettaNet messages
We present a semantic B2B gateway based on the WSMX se- mantic Service-Oriented Architecture to tackle heterogeneities in RosettaNet messages. We develop a rich RosettaNet ontology and use the axiomatised knowledge and ...
Sharing information across community portals with FOAFRealm
(IADIS Press, 2007)