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Taipalus, Toni; Seppänen, Ville; Pirhonen, Maritta – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2018
Uncertain and ambiguous environments are commonplace in information systems development (ISD) projects, and while different Agile frameworks welcome changes in organizational, technical, and business environments, the incurred uncertainty is known to negatively affect the development process and the quality of the final product. The effects of…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Problem Based Learning, Information Systems, Simulation
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Schmitz, Kurt – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2018
Agile Project Management methods and processes that emphasize action and feedback over planning continue to gain prominence for Information Systems projects. This topic is an ideal candidate to lead the evolution of project management instruction from teaching "about" to learning "how to." This paper describes a role-play…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Program Administration, Information Systems, Teaching Methods
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Chen, Kuanchin; Rea, Alan – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2018
Agile methods and approaches such as eXtreme programming (XP) have become the norm for successful organizations not only in the software industry but also for businesses seeking to improve internal software processes. Pair programming in some form is touted as a major functionality and productivity improvement. However, numerous studies show that…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Programming, Coding, Information Systems
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May, Jeffrey; York, Jim; Lending, Diane – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2016
Scrum has become a widely-used framework for technology development in both private industry and the government. As a result, Information Systems recruiters and executives have recently been placing a focus on students with Scrum knowledge. Unfortunately, current System Analysis and Design textbooks provide cursory attention to Scrum. Thus, the…
Descriptors: College Students, Games, Manipulative Materials, Concept Formation
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Havelka, Douglas – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2016
A study was performed to test the impact of factors suggested by social capital and social cognitive theories as important antecedents to team performance on information technology (IT) course projects. Specifically, the impact of personal outcome expectations and social interaction ties on the quality and quantity of knowledge sharing is…
Descriptors: Student Projects, Social Capital, Social Theories, Social Cognition
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Chen, Liqiang; Keys, Anthony; Gaber, Donald – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2015
It is a challenge for business students or even employees to understand business processes and enterprise software usage without involvement in real-world practices. Many business schools are using ERP software in their curriculum, aiming to expose students to real-world business practices. ERPsim is an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Strategic Planning, Computer Software, Information Systems
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Chen, Ling; Liu, Yang; Gallagher, Marcus; Pailthorpe, Bernard; Sadiq, Shazia; Shen, Heng Tao; Li, Xue – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2012
The demand for graduates with exposure in Cloud Computing is on the rise. For many educational institutions, the challenge is to decide on how to incorporate appropriate cloud-based technologies into their curricula. In this paper, we describe our design and experiences of integrating Cloud Computing components into seven third/fourth-year…
Descriptors: Computers, Schools, Foreign Countries, Computer Science
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Scholtz, Brenda; Cilliers, Charmain; Calitz, Andre – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2012
Graduates with industry-relevant ERP competencies are highly sought after. This requirement is due to a dominance of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems and the positive affect which good quality ERP specialists have on the success rate of ERP system implementation projects. Universities are therefore increasingly pressurised to supply…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Competency Based Education, Computer Software, Experiential Learning
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Wang, Shouhong; Wang, Hai – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2011
Given the emergence of service-oriented architecture, IS students need to be knowledgeable of multiple server-side computer programming languages to be able to meet the needs of the job market. This paper outlines the pedagogy of an innovative course of multiple server-side computer languages for the undergraduate IS majors. The paper discusses…
Descriptors: Labor Market, Teaching Methods, Undergraduate Study, Course Descriptions
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Dishaw, Mark; Eierman, Michael A.; Iversen, Jakob H.; Philip, George C. – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2011
Businesses and other organizations are relying increasingly on virtual teams to perform a range of business activities. A key challenge in utilizing virtual teams is to support collaboration among team members who are separated by distance and/or time. In this paper we use a research model based on a combination of the Technology Acceptance Model…
Descriptors: Information Systems, Electronic Mail, Computer Software Evaluation, Computer Software
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Cegielski, Casey G.; Hazen, Benjamin T.; Rainer, R. Kelly – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2011
The rich, interdisciplinary tradition of learning styles is markedly absent in information systems-related research. The current study applies the framework of learning styles to a common educational component of many of today's information systems curricula--object-oriented systems development--in an effort to answer the question as to whether…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Information Systems, Systems Development, Teaching Methods
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Seethamraju, Ravi – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2011
The sophistication of the integrated world of work and increased recognition of business processes as critical corporate assets require graduates to develop "process orientation" and an "integrated view" of business. Responding to these dynamic changes in business organizations, business schools are also continuing to modify…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Feedback (Response), Curriculum Design, Learning Strategies
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Poston, Robin S.; Richardson, Sandra M. – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2011
The demand for project management skills in industry is increasing resulting in a higher demand for project management educational programs. Universities are addressing industry demand by developing project management courses, degree offerings and certificate programs that focus on both technical and general project management skills. While…
Descriptors: Industry, Cooperation, Program Administration, Program Development
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Cohen, Jason F.; Thiel, Franz H. – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2010
This teaching case presents a systems development project useful for courses in object-oriented analysis and design. The case has a strong focus on the business, methodology, modeling and implementation aspects of systems development. The case is centered on a fictitious ambulance and emergency services company (Rescue911). The case describes that…
Descriptors: Information Systems, Systems Development, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Business
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Tan, Wee-Kek; Tan, Chuan-Hoo – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2010
Acquiring the knowledge to assemble an integrated Information System (IS) development process that is tailored to the specific needs of a project has become increasingly important. It is therefore necessary for educators to impart to students this crucial skill. However, Situational Method Engineering (SME) is an inherently complex process that…
Descriptors: Information Systems, Teaching Methods, Student Projects, Models
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