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|International Journal of Vehicular Telematics and Infotainment Systems (IJVTIS)
Daxin Tian, Zhengguo Sheng, Jianming Ma.
In recent years, vehicular telematics and infotainment applications have attracted great interest in the research community, e.g. wireless communications, intelligent vehicle technology, intelligent transportation systems, mobile computing, sensors, multimedia, etc. The vehicular systems can help...
International Journal of Food and Beverage Manufacturing and Business Models (IJFBMBM)
Constantin Zopounidis, George Baourakis.
The International Journal of Food and Beverage Manufacturing and Business Models (IJFBMBM) presents innovative research on topics pertaining to key business issues within the food and beverage industries, including, but not limited to promotional strategies, managerial practice, logistics and...
Handbook of Research on the Societal Impact of Digital Media
Barbara Guzzetti, Mellinee Lesley.
The evolution of digital media has enhanced global perspectives in all facets of communication, greatly increasing the range, scope, and accessibility of shared information. Due to the tremendously broad-reaching influence of digital media, its impact on learning, behavior, and social interaction has...
Incorporating Business Models and Strategies into Social Entrepreneurship
The rise of unemployment across the globe has created a need for an increase in community-focused business plans and opportunities. Social enterprises have the ability to improve societies through altruistic work to create sustainable work environments for future entrepreneurs and their communities.
E-Health and Telemedicine: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association.
Advances in medical technology increase both the efficacy and efficiency of medical practice, and mobile technologies enable modern doctors and nurses to treat patients remotely from anywhere in the world. This technology raises issues of quality of care and medical ethics, which must be addressed.
Human-Computer Interaction: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association.
As modern technologies continue to develop and evolve, the ability of users to interface with new systems becomes a paramount concern. Research into new ways for humans to make use of advanced computers and other such technologies is necessary to fully realize the potential of 21st century tools.
Handbook of Research on Innovations in Information Retrieval, Analysis, and Management
Jorge Tiago Martins, Andreea Molnar.
In a world increasingly awash in information, the field of information science has become an umbrella stretched so broadly as to threaten its own integrity. However, while traditional information science seeks to make sense of information systems against a social, cultural, and political backdrop...
Emerging Perspectives on the Mobile Content Evolution
Juan Miguel Aguado, Claudio Feijóo, Inmaculada J. Martínez.
In less than a decade, mobile technology has revolutionized our cultures, societies, and economies by impacting both personal and professional aspects of human life. Mobile technology has therefore become the fastest diffusing technology in history, expanding and transforming existent possibilities by...
Automated Enterprise Systems for Maximizing Business Performance
Petraq Papajorgji, François Pinet, Alaine Margarete Guimarães, Jason Papathanasiou.
The integration of recent technological advances into modern business processes has allowed for greater efficiency and productivity. However, while such improvements are immensely beneficial, the modeling and coordination of these activities offers a unique set of challenges that must be addressed.
A Review of Tools for Overcoming the Challenge of Monitoring of Social Media
Carlos Figueroa, Abraham Otero.
Until recently, a company's communications with the public were unidirectional and mostly limited to advertisements in mass media. This gave companies almost complete control over their brand and image. Nowadays, a new set of media, in which the public has similar capabilities for creating content...
Second Life for Assessing Postgraduate Learning: Student Perspectives
Elaine Huber, Yvette Blount.
This case describes how an assessment task for a postgraduate unit (Information Systems in Business) was developed and delivered using the virtual world platform Second Life. Students investigated and reflected upon the appropriateness of particular technologies for organizations and in particular for...
The Use of Social Media in College Recruiting and the Student Job Search
Amy Diepenbrock, Wanda Gibson.
This chapter addresses the gap in the literature regarding employer recruitment of college students, and more specifically, the use of social media in the recruitment and hiring processes by both students and employers. Background information on traditional recruiting strategies is briefly discussed as...
Teachers' Use of Social Networking Sites for Continuing Professional Development
On the basis of the results of a study conducted amongst secondary school teachers of English in Malta, this chapter explores the use of Social Networking Sites (SNS) for professional development purposes. In the digital era, SNS provide teachers with the opportunity of creating a Personal Learning...
#OccupyWallStreet: Social Media, Education, and the Occupy Movement
The Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement, when viewed within proper historical context, can be considered part of an American tradition of higher education activism. The movement's pioneering use of social media, which was in part inspired by activists within the Arab Spring, allowed OWS to organize...
Information Security and Privacy in Social Media: The Threat Landscape
Information security and privacy are multi-faceted concepts, and earlier definitions of information security and privacy seem inadequate in the context of emerging technologies such as social media. Hence, this chapter presents an analysis of the concept of information security followed by a discussion...
Corruption in the Public Eye: From Transparency to Publicity
What role is there for publicity in the global anti-corruption debate? This chapter introduces the concepts of “transparency” and “publicity” as analytical tools that account for differentiated channels through which the availability of information can induce social change. Two case studies provide...