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Managing global IT teams: considering cultural dynamics
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Felix B. Tan, Fred Niederman, Fred Niederman, Fred Niederman
Issue Date:April 2011
pp. 24-27
Successful global IT team managers combine general distributed team management skills enhanced with cultural sensitivity.
     
Computer Personnel: A Brief Historical View of the People Who Make Digital Things Work
Found in: 2013 46th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)
By Svetlana Krasteva,Fred Niederman
Issue Date:January 2013
pp. 4105-4114
Our objective with this study is to compare three distinct periods of CPR development. We contrast the original concerns regarding computer/information systems personnel from the early days of computing with emergent concerns reflecting the accumulation of...
   
Collaborative Requirements Elicitation in Facilitated Collaboration: Report from a Case Study
Found in: 2013 46th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)
By Aida Azadegan,Xusen Cheng,Fred Niederman,Guopeng Yin
Issue Date:January 2013
pp. 569-578
User requirements elicitation is a complex process that requires stakeholders in teams to collaborate, go through decision-making processes and, finally, to arrive at consensus. During the user requirements elicitation processes, stakeholders who have diff...
   
Role Separation in Strategies for Collaboration Support
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Gwendolyn L. Kolfschoten, Fred Niederman, Robert O. Briggs, Gert-Jan de Vreede
Issue Date:January 2008
pp. 21
Collaboration support consists of process and (optionally) technology support. For these two types of support we can distinguish a design task (to design the process and the technology), an application task (to apply the process and to use the technology) ...
   
IT Employment Prospects in 2004: A Mixed Bag
Found in: Computer
By Fred Niederman
Issue Date:January 2004
pp. 69-77
<p>Since 1999—when US business magazine cover stories described IT positions going unfilled and extensive congressional lobbying to increase quotas for overseas workers to fill them—the US IT job market has changed drastically, losing more than a mil...
 
Virtual Meetings and Tasks: From GSS to DGSS to Project Management
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Catherine Beise, Roberto Evaristo, Fred Niederman
Issue Date:January 2003
pp. 15c
Much of the work in today?s organizations is accomplished by distributed, or
   
Design science and the accumulation of knowledge in the information systems discipline
Found in: ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems (TMIS)
By Fred Niederman, Salvatore T. March
Issue Date:April 2012
pp. 1-15
Design science has emerged as an important research paradigm in the information systems (IS) discipline, and much has been written on how it should be conducted and evaluated (e.g., Hevner et al. [2004]; Walls et al. [1992]; Vaishnavi and Kuechler [2007]; ...
     
IT workforce planning: a modular design science approach
Found in: Proceedings of the 49th SIGMIS annual conference on Computer personnel research (SIGMIS-CPR '11)
By Fred Niederman, Monica Adya
Issue Date:May 2011
pp. 42-48
Strategic benefits offered by well-executed investments in information technology (IT) have been acknowledged extensively. Among other factors, successful return on IT investments depends upon timely availability of quality of IT personnel. IT workforce pl...
     
The information systems enrollment crisis: status and strategies
Found in: Proceedings of the special interest group on management information system's 47th annual conference on Computer personnel research (SIGMIS-CPR '09)
By Catherine M. Beise, Fred Niederman, Joe Robbins, Kate M. Kaiser
Issue Date:May 2009
pp. 1-6
The purpose of this panel is review the current status of IT jobs and careers, discuss reasons behind the enrollment gap, brainstorm strategies for increasing enrollment, and identify measures of effectiveness.
     
Multiple stakeholders' perceptions of critical attributes of a top performer: exploring the effects of congruency
Found in: Proceedings of the 2007 ACM SIGMIS CPR conference on 2007 computer personnel doctoral consortium and research conference: The global information technology workforce (SIGMIS-CPR '07)
By Fred Niederman, K. D. Joshi, Kristine M. Kuhn
Issue Date:April 2007
pp. 128-133
Many IT jobs have multiple performance dimensions, requiring employees to perform several different functions. When job performance is multi-dimensional and difficult to measure objectively, employees are evaluated by subjective ratings of various traits, ...
     
Decision paths affecting turnover among information technology professionals
Found in: Proceedings of the 2003 SIGMIS conference on Computer personnel research: Freedom in Philadelphia--leveraging differences and diversity in the IT workforce (SIGMIS CPR '03)
By Fred Niederman, Mary Sumner
Issue Date:April 2003
pp. 133-142
The purpose of this study was to better understand the factors influencing voluntary turnover particularly among information technology (IT) professionals. Toward that end, we tested the "unfolding model of voluntary turnover" as it applies to IT professio...
     
Electronic commerce personnel in the age of clicks and mortar: toward a framework of individual and project level skills
Found in: Proceedings of the 2003 SIGMIS conference on Computer personnel research: Freedom in Philadelphia--leveraging differences and diversity in the IT workforce (SIGMIS CPR '03)
By Fred Niederman, Xiaorui Hu
Issue Date:April 2003
pp. 104-110
With the explosive growth of Internet, the need for individuals to build and maintain electronic commerce programs has emerged. E-commerce sites have the dual challenges of appealing enough to users to purchasing online as well as running flawlessly to sup...
     
The impact of gender differences on job satisfaction, job turnover, and career experiences of information systems professionals
Found in: Proceedings of the 2002 ACM SIGCPR conference on Computer personnel research (SIGCPR '02)
By Fred Niederman, Mary Sumner
Issue Date:May 2002
pp. 154-162
This research addresses the impact of gender differences upon the career experiences of information systems professionals, including:<ol>What is the impact of gender differences on the turnover behavior of information systems professionals?What are g...
     
Measuring participants' perception on facilitation in group support systems meetings
Found in: Proceedings of the 2001 ACM SIGCPR conference on Computer personnel research (SIGCPR '01)
By Fred Niederman, Gert-Jan de Vreede, Ilse Paarlberg
Issue Date:April 2001
pp. 173-181
Facilitation is often considered to be one of the key factors in the successful application of Group Support Systems. Research on GSS facilitation has revealed insight into the types of tasks performed by facilitators and the potential positive effects of ...
     
Job turnover among MIS professionals: an exploratory study of employee turnover
Found in: Proceedings of the 2001 ACM SIGCPR conference on Computer personnel research (SIGCPR '01)
By Fred Niederman, Mary R. Sumner
Issue Date:April 2001
pp. 11-20
The paper addresses the issue of IT worker turnover. It reports on a survey IT workers who graduated over the past decade (1990-1999) from Saint Louis University. Research questions target IT worker demographics, such as age and gender and job satisfaction...
     
Computer personnel research: what have we learned in this decade?
Found in: Proceedings of the 2000 ACM SIGCPR conference on Computer personnel research (SIGCPR '00)
By Fred Niederman, Jo Ellen Moore
Issue Date:April 2000
pp. 67-76
This paper presents the results of quantitative and qualitative analysis of the prior 9 years of SIGCPR proceedings. The purpose is to accumulate results of prior investigations and identify areas requiring further study.
     
Valuing the IT workforce as intellectual capital
Found in: Proceedings of the 1999 ACM SIGCPR conference on Computer personnel research (SIGCPR '99)
By Fred Niederman, Gus Crosetto
Issue Date:April 1999
pp. 174-181
The evaluation of existing information systems has gained importance in information systems management. A research project involving ten major Swiss companies and the University of St. Gallen has developed a method for assessing existing system from a busi...
     
A firm-level model of IT personnel planning
Found in: Proceedings of the 1998 ACM SIGCPR conference on Computer personnel research (SIGCPR '98)
By Alice Andrews, Fred Niederman
Issue Date:March 1998
pp. 274-285
The evaluation of existing information systems has gained importance in information systems management. A research project involving ten major Swiss companies and the University of St. Gallen has developed a method for assessing existing system from a busi...
     
Trends in end-user training: a research agenda
Found in: Proceedings of the 1998 ACM SIGCPR conference on Computer personnel research (SIGCPR '98)
By Fred Niederman, Jane Webster
Issue Date:March 1998
pp. 224-232
The evaluation of existing information systems has gained importance in information systems management. A research project involving ten major Swiss companies and the University of St. Gallen has developed a method for assessing existing system from a busi...
     
Influence of agenda creation and use on meeting activities and outcomes: report on initial results
Found in: Proceedings of the 1996 ACM SIGCPR/SIGMIS conference on Computer personnel research (SIGCPR '96)
By Fred Niederman, Roger Volkema
Issue Date:April 1996
pp. 192-205
The evaluation of existing information systems has gained importance in information systems management. A research project involving ten major Swiss companies and the University of St. Gallen has developed a method for assessing existing system from a busi...
     
Acquiring knowledge about group facilitation: research propositions
Found in: Proceedings of the 1996 ACM SIGCPR/SIGMIS conference on Computer personnel research (SIGCPR '96)
By Fred Niederman
Issue Date:April 1996
pp. 58-67
The evaluation of existing information systems has gained importance in information systems management. A research project involving ten major Swiss companies and the University of St. Gallen has developed a method for assessing existing system from a busi...
     
Online services as distributed meeting support software
Found in: Proceedings of the 1995 ACM SIGCPR conference on Supporting teams, groups, and learning inside and outside the IS function reinventing IS (SIGCPR '95)
By Fred Niederman, Harold Emanuel, Stewart Shapiro
Issue Date:April 1995
pp. 213-222
The evaluation of existing information systems has gained importance in information systems management. A research project involving ten major Swiss companies and the University of St. Gallen has developed a method for assessing existing system from a busi...
     
Meeting the challenge: application of communication technologies to group interactions
Found in: Proceedings of the 1995 ACM SIGCPR conference on Supporting teams, groups, and learning inside and outside the IS function reinventing IS (SIGCPR '95)
By Fred Niederman, Roger J. Volkema
Issue Date:April 1995
pp. 131-138
The evaluation of existing information systems has gained importance in information systems management. A research project involving ten major Swiss companies and the University of St. Gallen has developed a method for assessing existing system from a busi...
     
Facilitation issues in distributed group support systems
Found in: Proceedings of the 1993 conference on Computer personnel research (SIGCPR '93)
By Catherine M. Beise, Fred Niederman, Peggy M. Beranek
Issue Date:April 1993
pp. 299-312
Local area networks and related computer and communication technologies are opening up new possibilities for performing group tasks in organizations. This paper provides background on the evolving use of information technology to support distributed group ...
     
Facilitating technology-supported group work: a new category of IS personnel
Found in: Proceedings of the 1992 ACM SIGCPR conference on Computer personnel research (SIGCPR '92)
By Catherine M. Beise, Fred Niederman, Peggy M. Beranek
Issue Date:April 1992
pp. 250-258
Concepts of distance education is slowly getting popular in many countries. In addition, all the production centered organisations have identified the need for continuous technical education for their employees to keep them abreast of current trends in the...
     
Information systems personnel as expatriates: a review of the literature and identification of issues
Found in: Proceedings of the 1992 ACM SIGCPR conference on Computer personnel research (SIGCPR '92)
By Fred Niederman
Issue Date:April 1992
pp. 232-240
Concepts of distance education is slowly getting popular in many countries. In addition, all the production centered organisations have identified the need for continuous technical education for their employees to keep them abreast of current trends in the...
     
The global IT work force: introduction
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By David Arnold, Fred Niederman
Issue Date:January 1988
pp. 30-33
Case study findings from several corporate environments suggest that successful virtualization does not depend on the degree of technological sophistication. It's how the tools are used that matters.
     
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