Design Solutions for User-Centric Information Systems

Design Solutions for User-Centric Information Systems

Saqib Saeed (Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Saudi Arabia), Yasser A. Bamarouf (Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Saudi Arabia), T. Ramayah (University Sains Malaysia, Malaysia) and Sardar Zafar Iqbal (Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Saudi Arabia)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: December, 2016|Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 422
ISBN13: 9781522519447|ISBN10: 1522519440|EISBN13: 9781522519454|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-1944-7


Continuous improvements in technological applications have allowed more opportunities to develop systems with user-focused designs. This not only leads to higher success in day-to-day usage, but it increases the overall probability of technology adoption.

Design Solutions for User-Centric Information Systems provides a comprehensive examination of the latest strategies and methods for creating technological systems with end users as the focal point of the design process. Highlighting innovative practices and applications across a variety of areas, such as cloud-based computing services, e-government adoption, and logistics evaluation, this book is an ideal reference source for computer engineers, practitioners, project managers, graduate students, and researchers interested in the enhancement of user-centric information system development.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Cloud-Based Computing Services
  • Digital Retail
  • E-Government Adoption
  • Logistics Evaluation
  • Personal Finance Management
  • User Interface Design
  • User Performance Indicator Tools
  • Web-Based Information Retrieval Systems

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Saqib Saeed is an assistant professor at the Computer Information System department at Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Saudi Arabia. He has a Ph.D. in Information Systems from University of Siegen, Germany, and a Masters degree in Software Technology from Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences, Germany. He is also a certified software quality engineer from American Society of Quality. His research interests lie in the areas of human-centered computing, computer supported cooperative work, empirical software engineering and ICT4D.
Yasser A. Bamarouf is an Assistant Professor and Vice Dean of Development and Quality at the Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Saudi Arabia, where he has been since 2014. He completed his higher education in the UK. He received a B.S. from Brighton University in 2003, and an M.S. from Bradford University in 2007. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Durham University in 2013. His research interests span both e-commerce and human computer interaction mainly through the application of haptic interaction.
T. Ramayah has an MBA from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). Currently he is a Professor at the School of Management in USM. He teaches mainly courses in Research Methodology and Business Statistics. Apart from teaching, he is an avid researcher, especially in the areas of technology management and adoption in business and education. His publications have appeared in Computers in Human Behavior, Resources Conservation and Recycling, Journal of Educational Technology & Society, Direct Marketing: An International Journal, Information Development, Journal of Project Management (JoPM), Management Research News (MRN), International Journal of Information Management, International Journal of Services and Operations Management (IJSOM), Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management (ECAM) and North American Journal of Psychology. He is constantly invited to serve on the editorial boards and program committees of many international journals and conferences of repute. His profile can be accessed from
Sardar Zafar Iqbal has done Masters in Computer Science from IQRA university Karachi Pakistan. He is currently working as lecturer in Computer Information Systems department at Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Saudi Arabia. His research interest includes Big data, Software Process Modeling and Algorithms and Software Quality Assurance.