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ERIC Number: EJ801955
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1065-0741
Information Technology Governance, Funding and Structure: A Case Analysis of a Public University in Malaysia
Ismail, Noor Azizi
Campus-Wide Information Systems, v25 n3 p145-160 2008
Purpose: The paper's purpose is to investigate the issues of IT governance, funding and structure of a public university in Malaysia. Design/methodology/approach: The study uses a case study approach, i.e. a series of interviews with users and information services provider of campus information system. Findings: The university lacks a common approach to decision making or forum for making comprehensive assessments of IT planning and funding strategy. The campus information system was developed in an uncoordinated manner, reflecting interests of different departmental units, and a decision support system is almost non-existent. A new IT planning structure with clear roles and responsibilities is proposed to overcome existing barriers to effective campus information system. Originality/value: This is the first study to investigate the issue of IT governance, funding and structure in Malaysian universities using a case study approach. (Contains 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Malaysia