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From BYOD to BYOA, Phishing, and Botnets
Found in: IT Professional
By Seth Earley,Robert Harmon,Maria R. Lee,Sunil Mithas
Issue Date:September 2014
pp. 16-18
Not too long ago, desktop computers were provisioned for users, and applications were carefully vetted and controlled. Now, CIOs are dealing with laptops, smartphones, tablets, and a raft of new tools and technologies that present significant security, rel...
What Is Your Global Innovation Strategy?
Found in: IT Professional
By Shirish C. Srivastava,Sunil Mithas,Bimlendra Jha
Issue Date:November 2013
pp. 2-6
The developing world doesnt approach innovation in the same way as the developed world. Therefore, as firms globalize, they must be mindful of some fundamental differences as they craft their innovation strategies. This article articulates key dimensions a...
Leveraging Big Data and Business Analytics [Guest editors' introduction]
Found in: IT Professional
By Sunil Mithas,Maria R. Lee,Seth Earley,San Murugesan,Reza Djavanshir
Issue Date:November 2013
pp. 18-20
Big data projects and programs provide tremendous opportunity for organizations looking to transform their operations, innovate in their markets, and better serve their customers; however, these initiatives must be based on sound approaches and principles ...
Digital Business Strategies and the Duality of IT
Found in: IT Professional
By Sunil Mithas,Ritu Agarwal,Hugh Courtney
Issue Date:September 2012
pp. 2-4
It's becoming increasingly important for companies to have a digital business strategy. Yet what drives these strategies, and how do they differ from more conventional strategies? How can they help companies leverage IT?
Foreign-Born IT Workers in the US: Complements, not Substitutes
Found in: IT Professional
By Henry C. Lucas, Jr.,Sunil Mithas
Issue Date:July 2011
pp. 36-40
A study of over 50,000 IT professionals suggests that efforts to restrict the numbers of skilled foreign professionals working in the US and foreign students seeking higher education in US universities are counterproductive.
Social Networking in the Enterprise
Found in: IT Professional
By Sunil Mithas,Thomas Costello,Ali Tafti
Issue Date:July 2011
pp. 16-17
Advances in social computing can help firms enhance and leverage internal capabilities, such as knowledge work and collaboration, and seamlessly integrate the vast information resources available on the Internet. Many firms, however, are still developing t...
What is Your Digital Business Strategy?
Found in: IT Professional
By Sunil Mithas, Henry C. Lucas, Jr.
Issue Date:November 2010
pp. 4-6
<p>While senior managers sometimes ask what the return is from their investments in technology, a better question might be, how can we use technology as a strategic asset to enable new competencies or maintain a competitive advantage? The success of ...
Healthcare IT
Found in: IT Professional
By Thomas Jepsen, Sunil Mithas, Chien-Yeh Hsu, George Kraft
Issue Date:March 2010
pp. 14-16
<p>Adopting information technology for healthcare continues to present new opportunities and challenges as we move into an era of universally accessible electronic medical records and telemedicine. Efforts at healthcare reform have created new incent...
Antecedents of Business Process Outsourcing in Manufacturing Plants
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Indranil R. Bardhan, Jonathan Whitaker, Sunil Mithas
Issue Date:January 2006
pp. 168a
between investments in information technology, manufacturing plant strategies and their impact on business process outsourcing (BPO) in manufacturing plants. Using survey data from US manufacturing plants, we develop a theoretical framework for studying th...
Organizational Learning and Organizational Capabilities of Firms that Engage in Onshore and Offshore Business Process Outsourcing
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Jonathan Whitaker, Sunil Mithas, M. S. Krishnan
Issue Date:January 2010
pp. 1-10
Firms are increasingly using onshore and offshore business process outsourcing (BPO) to manage their front and back office functions. While most IS research uses transaction cost economics (TCE) to study the transaction-level characteristics that facilitat...