IT Governance in a Networked World: Multi-Sourcing Strategies and Social Capital for Corporate Computing

IT Governance in a Networked World: Multi-Sourcing Strategies and Social Capital for Corporate Computing

Laurence Lock Lee (University of Sydney, Australia)
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Release Date: April, 2009|Copyright: © 2009 |Pages: 378
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-084-4
ISBN13: 9781605660844|ISBN10: 1605660841|EISBN13: 9781605660851
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Description:

The outsourcing of IT services over the past decade has triggered a need to reassess how IT governance and sourcing should be conducted.

IT Governance in a Networked World: Multi-Sourcing Strategies and Social Capital for Corporate Computing provides theories concerning corporate social capital, intellectual capital, and social networks for academicians, practitioners, and field researchers. This book addresses relationship challenges in a world that is becoming increasingly networked, offering useful frameworks and practices for IT governance.

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

  • Data integration issues and opportunities
  • Hybrid XML-relational databases
  • Issues in personalized access
  • IT Governance
  • Modelling XML warehouses for complex data
  • Native XML programming
  • Security issues in outsourced XML databases
  • Social Computing
  • XML and LDAP integration
  • XML and relational database technologies
  • XML benchmarking
  • Xml query processing
Reviews and Testimonials

This book identifies emergent practices through analysing overall changes in the business landscape that are occurring and the theoretical literature underpinning these changes

– Laurence Lock Lee, University of Sydney, Australia

This book is a mine of information and ideas...[it] will move the boundaries of your vision of IT governance further; perhaps further than you thought they could go.

– Leslis Willcocks, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK

Laurence Lock Lee has introduced new insights into corporate social capital, intellectual capital, and socual networks that will help those responsible for making good IT governance decisions.

– Verna Allee, CEO, ValueNetworks.com
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Laurence Lock Lee is the co-founder of Optimice Pty Ltd, a firm dedicated to helping organizations optimize their business relationships. He is an acknowledged expert in knowledge management and applied social and value network analysis techniques. He has over 35 years of working experience in roles ranging from research, management and consulting for major global corporations. Prior to co-founding Optimice he was a principal consultant at Computer Sciences Corporation, where he led the knowledge and information management consulting practice and was a research member of the global leading edge forum. Prior to that he worked for many years with BHP Billiton within their corporate research laboratories, leading their research programs on knowledge based systems and artificial intelligence, and later as the knowledge management practice lead in the information technology division. He has consulted widely with major corporate and government clients. He has presented at academic and industry forums in Australia, Europe, Asia and the USA. He has also taught at master and doctoral levels in Australia and Asia. Laurence has a PhD from the University of Sydney, with his dissertation being on corporate social capital links to organizational performance.
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