Technology Due Diligence: Best Practices for Chief Information Officers, Venture Capitalists, and Technology Vendors

Technology Due Diligence: Best Practices for Chief Information Officers, Venture Capitalists, and Technology Vendors

Stephen J. Andriole (Villanova University, USA)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: August, 2008|Copyright: © 2009 |Pages: 422
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-018-9
ISBN13: 9781605660189|ISBN10: 1605660183|EISBN13: 9781605660196
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Description:

Due diligence conducted around technology decisions is complex. Done correctly, it has the power to enable outstanding positive outcomes; done poorly, it can wreak havoc on organizations, corporate cultures, and markets.

Technology Due Diligence: Best Practices for Chief Information Officers, Venture Capitalists, and Technology Vendors develops a due diligence framework for anyone resolving technology decisions intended to help their business achieve positive results. This essential book contains actual case studies that incorporate the due diligence methodology to assist chief information officers, venture capitalists, and technology vendors who wrestle with technology acquisitions challenges on a daily basis.

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

  • Acquisition targets
  • Architecture service capability
  • Business technology integration
  • Business technology trends analysis
  • Deployment of wireless technology
  • Due diligence case studies
  • Due diligence for data and RFID
  • Due diligence for Voice Over IP (VOIP)
  • Due Diligence process
  • Due diligence strategies and tactics
  • Due diligence tools and techniques
  • E-mail investment due diligence
  • Intelligent Systems
  • Knowledge-based user-computer design workbench due diligence
  • New enterprise due diligence
  • Pervasive Computing
  • Remote access deployment
  • Technology Acquisition
  • Technology deployment
  • Technology product investing
  • Technology service investing
  • Technology service offering
  • Technology trends analysis
  • Technology venture investing
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This book develops a due diligence framework for anyone who must select among competing technologies or invest in technologies intended to help their business achieve results.

– Stephen J. Andriole, Villanova University, USA
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Steve Andriole is the Thomas G. Labrecque professor of business at Villanova University. He is formerly the Chief Technology Officer of CIGNA Corporation and Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. He began his career at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) where his Cybernetics Technology Office funded early work in multimedia, artificial intelligence and simulation. He founded International Information Systems, Inc. (now TechVestCo, Inc.), and co-founded The Technology Innovation Enterprise. In addition to Villanova, where he teaches in the undergraduate Management Information Systems and graduate Executive MBA programs, he has taught at George Mason University, Drexel University and the University of Pennsylvania. Details about his career can be found at www.andriole.com.
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