Diverse Applications and Transferability of Maturity Models

Diverse Applications and Transferability of Maturity Models

Shadrack Katuu (University of South Africa, South Africa)
Release Date: October, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 390
ISBN13: 9781522570806|ISBN10: 1522570802|EISBN13: 9781522570813|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-7080-6


Previously, professionals had to make judgment calls based on subjective criteria, including their own acumen, in their decision making. In order to combat this subjectivity, maturity models can be implemented to allow organizations a means of assessing everyday processes and to offer a path towards advancement using transparent objective criteria.

Diverse Applications and Transferability of Maturity Models is a pivotal reference source that provides vital research on the application of maturity models in organizational development in a variety of work environments. While highlighting topics such as open government, archives and records management, enterprise content management, and digital economy, this publication explores methods to help organizations effectively implement plans in any given management system. This book is ideally designed for professionals and researchers seeking current research on a variety of social science and applied science fields including business studies, computer science, digital preservation, information governance, information science, information systems, public administration, records management, and project management.

Topics Covered

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

  • Archives and Records Management
  • Banking
  • Digital Economy
  • Digital Government
  • Enterprise Content Management
  • Governance Policy
  • Information Management
  • Maturity Models
  • Open Government
  • Project Management
  • Social Media Usage

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Shadrack Katuu completed his Undergraduate Degree in Kenya, Masters Studies in Canada and Doctoral Studies in South Africa. Since 2013 he has been Head of the Records Unit at the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna (Austria) and between 2010 and 2012 he was an archives/records officer at the International Monetary Fund in Washington DC. (US). He has previously held several positions including manager of information systems in Mr. Nelson Mandela’s post-presidential office at the Nelson Mandela Foundation. He has worked as information analyst at the South African History Archive in Johannesburg (South Africa). He has also been full time lecturer at the University of Botswana as well as guest-lectured in several universities in Barbados, Canada, China, South Africa, and the USA. He is a Research Fellow at the University of South Africa and has authored or co-authored more than two dozen publications that have been cited more than 270 times.