Technology, Innovation, and Enterprise Transformation

Technology, Innovation, and Enterprise Transformation

Manish Wadhwa (Salem State University, USA) and Alan Harper (South University, USA)
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Release Date: September, 2014|Copyright: © 2015 |Pages: 378|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-6473-9
ISBN13: 9781466664739|ISBN10: 1466664738|EISBN13: 9781466664746
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Technical advancements are an important part of modern society, but particularly important in the business world. The success or failure of business operations can be affected by the technical operations working within it.

Technology, Innovation, and Enterprise Transformation addresses the crucial relationship between a business and its technical implementations, and how current innovations are changing how the industry operates. Highlighting current theoretical frameworks, novel empirical research discoveries, and fundamental literature surveys, this book is an essential reference source for academicians, professionals, and researchers who are interested in the latest technical insights within the business field.

Topics Covered

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

  • Business Intelligent Systems
  • Cloud Computing
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Market Evolution
  • Green IT
  • Mobile Computing
  • Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
  • Social Media

Reviews and Testimonials

Contributors from business, information, and computer science look at technology as the driving force behind all the big and small enterprises, innovation as the driving force behind all the new ways to deal with new problems and needs arising in industries and research, and enterprise transformation with acceptance and active growth technology. Their topics include new technologies and the impact on the business environment, the impact of knowledge management information systems on businesses, a critical analysis of the chief information officer role, and the role of information systems within enterprise architecture and their impact on business.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Manish Wadhwa, PhD, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Salem State University (SSU), joined in Fall 2013. He is also the Program Coordinator of the Information Technology (IT) Program. At SSU, his major task is to work on the curriculum for a new IT Program and its approval by the school and state boards. The new IT program, projected to begin in 2015-2016, is ABET accreditation ready. Previously, Dr. Wadhwa worked as Program Director of Information Technology at South University. He joined South University in July 2011 and was responsible for managing the department of Information Technology within the College of Business and overseeing the Associates, Bachelors, and Masters in IT. Dr. Wadhwa has a PhD and MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Old Dominion University and University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, respectively. He has published in various journals and conference proceedings.
Alan Harper, PhD, is Program Director and Assistant Professor of Finance and Business Administration in the College of Business at South University. Dr. Harper joined South University in March 2011 and is responsible for teaching in the College of Business and overseeing the Bachelors in Business Administration, the Masters in Business Administration and the Master in Leadership Programs. Dr. Harper holds a BBA in Finance from Middle Tennessee State University, an MBA in Marketing from Mercer University, and a PhD in Organization and Management with an emphasis on Finance from Capella University. He holds a certificate in Economic Measurement from the National Association for Business Economics and is a member of the American Academy of Financial Management Board of Honorary Global Advisors. Dr. Harper has published in various journals and presented at international conferences on many topics in finance and economics. He also maintains several memberships in professional organizations such as the National Association for Business Economics, the Financial Management Association, and the American Finance Association. Aside from educational accomplishments, Dr. Harper has 20 years of industry experience, where he held mid- to senior-level operations and management positions with several well-known retail organizations specializing in general merchandise, variety, and the grocery sectors. He has also been an Adjunct Professor of Retail Management at Bellevue University and an Adjunct Professor of Finance at Trident University.