Advances in Business Information Systems and Analytics (ABISA): 32 Volumes

Series Editor(s): Madjid Tavana (La Salle University, USA)
ISSN: 2327-3275|EISSN: 2327-3283
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The successful development and management of information systems and business analytics is crucial to the success of an organization. New technological developments and methods for data analysis have allowed organizations to not only improve their processes and allow for greater productivity, but have also provided businesses with a venue through which to cut costs, plan for the future, and maintain competitive advantage in the information age.

The Advances in Business Information Systems and Analytics (ABISA) Book Series aims to present diverse and timely research in the development, deployment, and management of business information systems and business analytics for continued organizational development and improved business value.

Topics Covered

  • Algorithms
  • Big Data
  • Business Decision Making
  • Business Information Security
  • Business Intelligence
  • Business Models
  • Business Process Management
  • Business Systems Engineering
  • Data Analytics
  • Data Governance
  • Data Management
  • Data Strategy
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Forecasting
  • Geo-BIS
  • Information Logistics
  • Legal information systems
  • Management information systems
  • Performance Metrics
  • Statistics
  • Strategic Information Systems

Titles in Series

Organizational Productivity and Performance Measurements Using Predictive Modeling and Analytics
Madjid Tavana (La Salle University, USA), Kathryn Szabat (La Salle University, Usa), Kartikeya Puranam (La Salle University, USA)
Copyright © 2017. 300 pages.
Businesses are collecting massive amounts of data every day as a way to better understand their processes, competition, and the markets they serve. This data can be...
Data Envelopment Analysis and Effective Performance Assessment
Farhad Hossein Zadeh Lotfi (Islamic Azad University, Iran), Seyed Esmaeil Najafi (Islamic Azad University, Iran), Hamed Nozari (Islamic Azad University, Iran)
Copyright © 2017. 222 pages.
For any organization, analysis of performance and effectiveness through available data allows for informed decision making. Data envelopment analysis, or DEA, is a p...
Enterprise Big Data Engineering, Analytics, and Management
Martin Atzmueller (University of Kassel, Germany), Samia Oussena (University of West London, UK), Thomas Roth-Berghofer (University of West London, UK)
Copyright © 2016. 300 pages.
The significance of big data can be observed in any decision-making process as it is often used for forecasting and predictive analytics. Additionally, big data can...
Automated Enterprise Systems for Maximizing Business Performance
Petraq Papajorgji (Canadian Institute of Technology, Albania), François Pinet (National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture, France), Alaine Margarete Guimarães (State University of Ponta Grossa, Brazil), Jason Papathanasiou (University of Macedonia, Greece)
Copyright © 2016. 312 pages.
The integration of recent technological advances into modern business processes has allowed for greater efficiency and productivity. However, while such improvements...
Improving Organizational Effectiveness with Enterprise Information Systems
João Eduardo Varajão (University of Minho, Portugal), Maria Manuela Cruz-Cunha (Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave, Portugal), Ricardo Martinho (Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal & CINTESIS - Center for Research in Health Technologies and Information Systems, Portugal)
Copyright © 2015. 318 pages.
Information and communication technologies are widely used to improve organizational efficiency and ensure effective workflows. Technology and software systems provi...
Strategic Utilization of Information Systems in Small Business
M. Gordon Hunter (The University of Lethbridge, Canada)
Copyright © 2015. 418 pages.
The small business is an often underestimated asset of both the modern economy and the commercial workforce. Those employed by small businesses make up a large perce...
Enterprise Management Strategies in the Era of Cloud Computing
N. Raghavendra Rao (FINAIT Consultancy Services, India)
Copyright © 2015. 359 pages.
Recent advances in internet architecture have led to the advent and subsequent explosion of cloud computing technologies, providing businesses with a powerful toolbo...
Handbook of Research on Organizational Transformations through Big Data Analytics
Madjid Tavana (La Salle University, USA), Kartikeya Puranam (La Salle University, USA)
Copyright © 2015. 529 pages.
Big data analytics utilizes a wide range of software and analytical tools to provide immediate, relevant information for efficient decision-making. Companies are rec...
Business Technologies in Contemporary Organizations: Adoption, Assimilation, and Institutionalization
Abrar Haider (University of South Australia, Australia)
Copyright © 2015. 388 pages.
As two areas of study that thrive on change and innovation, the combination of electronic resources and corporation management presents many challenges to researcher...
Business Transformation and Sustainability through Cloud System Implementation
Fawzy Soliman (University of Technology, Sydney, Australia)
Copyright © 2015. 367 pages.
Sustaining a competitive edge in today’s business world requires innovative approaches to product, service, and management systems design and performance. Advances i...
Effects of IT on Enterprise Architecture, Governance, and Growth
José Carlos Cavalcanti (Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil)
Copyright © 2015. 335 pages.
As technology continues to evolve in organizations, it is vital to understand the impact that these advances will have on different aspects of the business environme...
Technology, Innovation, and Enterprise Transformation
Manish Wadhwa (Salem State University, USA), Alan Harper (South University, USA)
Copyright © 2015. 378 pages.
Technical advancements are an important part of modern society, but particularly important in the business world. The success or failure of business operations can b...
Analytical Approaches to Strategic Decision-Making: Interdisciplinary Considerations
Madjid Tavana (La Salle University, USA)
Copyright © 2014. 417 pages.
Using interdisciplinary approaches to strategic management can strengthen the decision making process. Incorporating various methods will also encourage productivity...
Information Systems and Technology for Organizational Agility, Intelligence, and Resilience
Hakikur Rahman (BRAC University, Bangladesh), Rui Dinis de Sousa (University of Minho, Portugal)
Copyright © 2014. 355 pages.
Knowledge of scientific and technological developments, and the flexible communication and decision making, knowledge sharing, and collaboration that stem from them,...
ICT Management in Non-Profit Organizations
José Antonio Ariza-Montes (Loyola Andalucia University, Spain), Ana María Lucia-Casademunt (Loyola Andalucia University, Spain)
Copyright © 2014. 297 pages.
The instability of today’s economic climate calls for non-profit organizations to approach social problems in new and interesting ways, and Information and Communica...
Security, Trust, and Regulatory Aspects of Cloud Computing in Business Environments
S. Srinivasan (Texas Southern University, USA)
Copyright © 2014. 325 pages.
Emerging as an effective alternative to organization-based information systems, cloud computing has been adopted by many businesses around the world. Despite the inc...
Remote Workforce Training: Effective Technologies and Strategies
Shalin Hai-Jew (Kansas State University, USA)
Copyright © 2014. 450 pages.
Lifelong learning can occur both in and out of the classroom, but the most valuable instruction takes place on the job. Remote Workforce Training: Effective Technolo...
Approaches and Processes for Managing the Economics of Information Systems
Theodosios Tsiakis (Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki, Greece), Theodoros Kargidis (Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki, Greece), Panagiotis Katsaros (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece)
Copyright © 2014. 449 pages.
Advancements of information systems are rapidly altering both the economy and society. This progression of information creates operational and strategic advantages w...
Feral Information Systems Development: Managerial Implications
Donald Vance Kerr (University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia), Kevin Burgess (Cranfield University, UK), Luke Houghton (Griffith University, Australia)
Copyright © 2014. 303 pages.
Management invests in large information systems in order to improve the effectiveness of their organization. However, when these systems fail to meet the needs of or...
Uncovering Essential Software Artifacts through Business Process Archeology
Ricardo Perez-Castillo (University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain), Mario G. Piattini (University of Castilla - La Mancha, Spain)
Copyright © 2014. 482 pages.
Corporations accumulate a lot of valuable data and knowledge over time, but storing and maintaining this data can be a logistic and financial headache for business l...
A Systemic Perspective to Managing Complexity with Enterprise Architecture
Pallab Saha (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Copyright © 2014. 580 pages.
Organizational complexity is an unavoidable aspect of all businesses, even larger ones, which can hinder their ability to react to sudden or disruptive change. Howev...
Frameworks of IT Prosumption for Business Development
Małgorzata Pańkowska (University of Economics in Katowice, Poland)
Copyright © 2014. 416 pages.
Separation distinction between the roles of the producer and consumer has become blurred with the development of new science and technologies enabling the emergence...
Handbook of Research on Enterprise 2.0: Technological, Social, and Organizational Dimensions
Maria Manuela Cruz-Cunha (Polytechnic Institute of Cavado and Ave, Portugal), Fernando Moreira (Portucalense University, Portugal), João Varajão (Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Braga, Portugal)
Copyright © 2014. 943 pages.
Workplace technology is evolving at an accelerated pace, driving innovation, productivity, and efficiency to exceedingly high levels. Businesses both small and large...
Managing Enterprise Information Technology Acquisitions: Assessing Organizational Preparedness
Harekrishna Misra (Institute of Rural Management Anand, India), Hakikur Rahman (University of Minho, Portugal)
Copyright © 2013. 344 pages.
For organizations operating in a modern business environment, adopting the latest information technologies (IT) is of paramount importance. Organizational decision m...
Information Systems and Technology for Organizations in a Networked Society
Tomayess Issa (Curtin University, Australia), Pedro Isaías (Universidade Aberta, Portugal), Piet Kommers (University of Twente, The Netherlands)
Copyright © 2013. 432 pages.
Modern society is increasingly information-driven, relying heavily on Information Systems (IS) and Information Technology (IT). Business enterprises are no exception...
Cases on Enterprise Information Systems and Implementation Stages: Learning from the Gulf Region
Fayez Albadri (ADMO-OPCO, UAE)
Copyright © 2013. 370 pages.
After the introduction of Enterprise Information Systems (EIS) and Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) applications to many business organizations, the functional is...
Business Intelligence and Agile Methodologies for Knowledge-Based Organizations: Cross-Disciplinary Applications
Asim Abdel Rahman El Sheikh (The Arab Academy for Banking and Financial Sciences, Jordan), Mouhib Alnoukari (Arab International University, Syria)
Copyright © 2012. 370 pages.
Business intelligence applications are of vital importance as they help organizations manage, develop, and communicate intangible assets such as information and know...
Business Intelligence Applications and the Web: Models, Systems and Technologies
Marta E. Zorrilla (University of Cantabria, Spain), Jose-Norberto Mazón (University of Alicante, Spain), Óscar Ferrández (University of Alicante, Spain), Irene Garrigós (University of Alicante, Spain), Florian Daniel (University of Trento, Italy), Juan Trujillo (University of Alicante, Spain)
Copyright © 2012. 374 pages.
Over the last decade, we have witnessed an increasing use of Business Intelligence (BI) solutions that allow business people to query, understand, and analyze their...
Electronic Supply Network Coordination in Intelligent and Dynamic Environments: Modeling and Implementation
Iraj Mahdavi (Mazandaran University of Science and Technology, Iran), Shima Mohebbi (University of Tehran, Iran), Namjae Cho (Hanyang University, Korea)
Copyright © 2011. 434 pages.
The widespread diffusion of digital infrastructure, applications, products, and services has created new challenges and opportunities for managers and corporations e...
Enterprise Information Systems Design, Implementation and Management: Organizational Applications
Maria Manuela Cruz-Cunha (Polytechnic Institute of Cavado and Ave, Portugal), Joao Varajao (University of Tras-os-Montes e Alto Duoro, Portugal)
Copyright © 2011. 622 pages.
The continual development and refinement of enterprise information systems is essential for organizational advancement. Enterprise Information Systems Design, Implem...
Pervasive Computing for Business: Trends and Applications
Varuna Godara (CEO of Sydney College of Management, Australia)
Copyright © 2010. 336 pages.
Although e-businesses are adopting pervasive computing with passion, they must remain aware of the operational, ethical, legal, and financial risks involved in it. P...
Enterprise Information Systems for Business Integration in SMEs: Technological, Organizational, and Social Dimensions
Maria Manuela Cruz-Cunha (Polytechnic Institute of Cavado and Ave, Portugal)
Copyright © 2010. 606 pages.
Consisting of an integrated technology platform, enterprise information systems enable organizations to integrate and coordinate all business processes, offering a s...

Editor(s) Biography

Madjid Tavana is Professor and Distinguished Chair of Business Systems and Analytics at La Salle University, where he served as Chairman of the Management Department and Director of the Center for Technology and Management. He is Distinguished Research Fellow at Kennedy Space Center, Johnson Space Center, Naval Research Laboratory at Stennis Space Center, and Air Force Research Laboratory. He was recently honored with the prestigious Space Act Award by NASA. He holds a MBA, PMIS, and PhD in Management Information Systems and received his Post-Doctoral Diploma in Strategic Information Systems from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Decision Analytics, International Journal of Applied Decision Sciences, International Journal of Management and Decision Making, International Journal of Knowledge Engineering and Data Mining, International Journal of Strategic Decision Sciences, and International Journal of Enterprise Information Systems. He has published 10 books and over 170 research papers in scholarly academic journals.