Developing Successful ICT Strategies: Competitive Advantages in a Global Knowledge-Driven Society

Developing Successful ICT Strategies: Competitive Advantages in a Global Knowledge-Driven Society

Hakikur Rahman (Ansted University Sustainability Research Institute, Malaysia)
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Release Date: August, 2007|Copyright: © 2008 |Pages: 420
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-654-9
ISBN13: 9781599046549|ISBN10: 1599046547|EISBN13: 9781599046563
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Developing Successful ICT Strategies: Competitive Advantages in a Global Knowledge-Driven Society collects an authoritative core of research investigating the notion that information communication technologies (ICTs) have the potential to improve the lives of people and contribute to enhancing social conditions in developing countries through such concepts as the Knowledge Society, open education, and e-governance. Comprehensively covering ICT research and applications in such diverse fields as healthcare, distance learning, government, and environmental activities, this Premier Reference Source will enable libraries to support research in a variety of disciplines that interact with ICT and its impact on the development of societies.

Coverage:

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

  • Actor-Network Theory
  • Civil Liability of ISPs, the Internet and Law
  • Computer Based Assessment
  • Creating Competitive Advantage
  • Cross-Cultural E-Learning
  • Digital Government Development Strategies
  • Disintermediated Education
  • E-Concepts
  • E-Entrepreneurship in Higher Education
  • E-Government and E-Democracy
  • Education and Research
  • Effective Learning Strategies
  • ICT4D Geometry of Empowerment
  • Implementation of E-Governance
  • Information Technology Governance
  • Integration Strategies and Tactics
  • Knowledge Societies
  • Policy Initiation
  • Regional ICT Programs
  • Strategic ICT Applications
  • Strategic ICT Implementations
  • Strategies for Virtual Learning
  • Strategy Development
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This book also includes policies and perspectives of similar natures, including success cases around the world to synthesize and assist the reader in acquiring comprehensive knowledge from various analyses.

– M.Hakikur Rahman, SDNP, Bangladesh

The 17 chapters in this collection explore the potential benefits of information and communication technologies (ICTs) for enabling national development while recognizing the inequality and dislocation they may cause. The contributors discuss implementation and regulatory issues, the promotion of knowledge societies by ICT strategies in education and research, and the technical challenges posed by specific applications.

– Book News (November 2007)
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Hakikur Rahman, an academic of over 25 years, has served leading education institutes and established various ICT projects funded by ADB, UNDP and World Bank in Bangladesh. He is currently serving the BRAC University in Bangladesh. He has written/edited more than 15 books, 35 book chapters and contributed over 100 papers/articles in Journals, Magazines, News papers and Conference Proceedings on ICTs, education, governance and research. Graduating from the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology in 1981, he has received his Master's of Engineering from the American University of Beirut in 1986 and completed his PhD in Computer Engineering from the Ansted University, BVI, UK in 2001.
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