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.
Titles in Series
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...
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...
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)
Copyright © 2015. 318 pages.
Information and communication technologies are widely used to improve organizational efficiency and ensure effective workflows. Technology and software systems provi...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
- 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
- Information Logistics
- Legal information systems
- Management information systems
- Performance Metrics
- Strategic Information Systems
Editor(s) BiographyMadjid 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.