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The Comingled CodeOpen Source and Economic Development

The Comingled Code: Open Source and Economic Development

Josh Lerner and Mark Schankerman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014632
eISBN:
9780262289573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014632.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Discussions of the economic impact of open source software often generate more heat than light. Advocates passionately assert the benefits of open source while critics decry its effects. Missing from ... More

Digital Era GovernanceIT Corporations, the State, and e-Government

Digital Era Governance: IT Corporations, the State, and e-Government

Patrick Dunleavy, Helen Margetts, Simon Bastow, and Jane Tinkler

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199296194
eISBN:
9780191700750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296194.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Political Economy

Government information systems are big business (costing over 1% of GDP a year). They are critical to all aspects of public policy and governmental operations. Governments spend billions on them — ... More

The Digitalization of HealthcareElectronic Records and the Disruption of Moral Orders

The Digitalization of Healthcare: Electronic Records and the Disruption of Moral Orders

Ian P. McLoughlin, Karin Garrety, and Rob Wilson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198744139
eISBN:
9780191804069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744139.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Electronic health records are widely regarded as the ‘connective tissue’ of any modern healthcare system. For some they represent a ‘dangerous enthusiasm’ and for others a key enabler of ‘disruptive ... More

Expertise and InnovationInformation Technology Strategies in the Financial Services Sector

Expertise and Innovation: Information Technology Strategies in the Financial Services Sector

Robin Fincham, James Fleck, Rob Procter, Harry Scarbrough, Margaret Tierney, and Robin Williams

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289043
eISBN:
9780191684678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289043.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Knowledge Management

The nature of technical expertise has become increasingly important and problematic in the postmodern era as structured hierarchies and production methods are revised. Financial services, one of our ... More

Health InformaticsA Patient-Centered Approach to Diabetes

Health Informatics: A Patient-Centered Approach to Diabetes

Barbara M. Hayes and William Aspray (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014328
eISBN:
9780262289498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014328.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

The health care industry has been slow to join the information technology revolution; handwritten records are still the primary means of organizing patient care. Concerns about patient privacy, the ... More

How Industry Analysts Shape the Digital Future

How Industry Analysts Shape the Digital Future

Neil Pollock and Robin Williams

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198704928
eISBN:
9780191774027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704928.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Strategy

This book explores the emergence of a new class of expert—the industry analyst—whose advice has enormous impacts across IT markets. In just over 30 years, Gartner Inc. has emerged as market leader ... More

Information OrientationThe Link to Business Performance

Information Orientation: The Link to Business Performance

Donald A. Marchand, William J. Kettinger, and John D. Rollins

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199252213
eISBN:
9780191714276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252213.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

In today's fast-moving, e-commerce economy, information is power. For years, companies have been investing in IT, expecting to develop their ability to exploit the power of information and achieve ... More

The Information Society and the Welfare StateThe Finnish Model

The Information Society and the Welfare State: The Finnish Model

Manuel Castells and Pekka Himanen

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199256990
eISBN:
9780191698415
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256990.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Silicon Valley has been considered as the model that societies must imitate to succeed in the information age. However, recently another alternative has attracted strong international interest: the ... More

Information Technology and OrganizationsStrategies, Networks, and Integration

Information Technology and Organizations: Strategies, Networks, and Integration

Brian P. Bloomfield (ed.)

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289395
eISBN:
9780191684692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289395.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This book is concerned with the ways in which organizations design, build and use information technology (IT) systems. In particular it looks at the interaction between these IT-centred activities ... More

Information Technology PolicyAn International History

Information Technology Policy: An International History

Richard Coopey (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199241057
eISBN:
9780191714290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241057.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Information Technology (IT) has become symbolic of modernity and progress almost since its inception. The nature and boundaries of IT have also meant that it has shaped, or become embedded within, a ... More

Information Technology StrategiesHow Leading Firms use IT to gain an Advantage

Information Technology Strategies: How Leading Firms use IT to gain an Advantage

William V. Rapp

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195148138
eISBN:
9780199849376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148138.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

The focus of this book is on educating on the strategic principles fundamental to using information technology to gain market control. It provides case examples of how to use IT to enhance existing ... More

Inside the Communication RevolutionEvolving Patterns of Social and Technical Interaction

Inside the Communication Revolution: Evolving Patterns of Social and Technical Interaction

Robin Mansell (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296553
eISBN:
9780191685231
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296553.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Innovation

This book analyses different aspects of life and work within ‘the heart of the ICT Revolution’. The book engages with the disciplines of sociology, political science, media and communication studies, ... More

The Internet GalaxyReflections on the Internet, Business, and Society

The Internet Galaxy: Reflections on the Internet, Business, and Society

Manuel Castells

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199255771
eISBN:
9780191698279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255771.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This book presents a stunning insight on the impact of the Internet and communication technologies on society in the beginning of the twenty-first century. The author puts forward the case that the ... More

Internet GovernanceInfrastructure and Institutions

Internet Governance: Infrastructure and Institutions

Lee A. Bygrave and Jon Bing (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199561131
eISBN:
9780191721199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561131.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Political Economy

This book provides an exposition of key issues in the development, steering, and management of the Internet. Much of its focus is on the governance of the infrastructure for Internet communication, ... More

Knowledge FrontiersPublic Sector Research and Industrial Innovation in Biotechnology, Engineering Ceramics, and Parallel Computing

Knowledge Frontiers: Public Sector Research and Industrial Innovation in Biotechnology, Engineering Ceramics, and Parallel Computing

Wendy Faulkner and Jacqueline Senker

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288336
eISBN:
9780191684586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288336.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Knowledge Management

Fostering interaction between industry and academic and government laboratories is widely seen as an important means of facilitating growth and innovation in the technology-based industries. This ... More

The Labyrinths of InformationChallenging the Wisdom of Systems

The Labyrinths of Information: Challenging the Wisdom of Systems

Claudio Ciborra

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199275267
eISBN:
9780191714399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275267.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

The use of information and communication technologies (ICT) in organizations and the management of their impact has been the traditional domain of computer specialists and management consultants. The ... More

Media Ownership and Concentration in America

Media Ownership and Concentration in America

Eli Noam

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195188523
eISBN:
9780199852574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188523.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

The concentration of private power over media has been the subject of intense public debate around the world. Critics have long feared waves of mergers creating a handful of large media firms that ... More

Mobilizing the Information Society

Mobilizing the Information Society

Robin Mansell

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295570
eISBN:
9780191685149
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295570.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Innovation

This book examines the interaction between social, regulatory, and market developments underlying the growing use of new technologies such as the personal computer and the Internet. Based upon ... More

Reclaiming Information and Communication Technologies for Development

Reclaiming Information and Communication Technologies for Development

Tim Unwin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198795292
eISBN:
9780191836589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795292.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

The development of new information and communication technologies (ICTs) has transformed the world over the last two decades. These technologies are often seen as being inherently ‘good’, with the ... More

ReformattedCode, Networks, and the Transformation of the Music Industry

Reformatted: Code, Networks, and the Transformation of the Music Industry

Andrew Leyshon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199572410
eISBN:
9780191783180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572410.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

The impact of digital technology on the musical economy has been profound. The advent of MP3 and the use of the internet as a medium of distribution has brought about a significant transformation in ... More

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