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2014 47th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (2003)
Big Island, Hawaii
Jan. 6, 2003 to Jan. 9, 2003
ISBN: 0-7695-1874-5
pp: 8b
Jing Zhang , State University of New York at Albany
Salvatore Belardo , State University of New York at Albany
Christian Bach , State University of New York at Albany
<p>Qureshi, et al. (2002) [1] presented a case study where they used a framework, the Intellectual Bandwidth Model to measure an organization?s ability to create value. The model consists of two dimensions, information assimilation and collaboration. The IB model is a useful tool for managers because it enables them to plan solutions to complex business problems and to easily communicate these plans to key individuals. The model can also serve as a guide when making investment decisions. While it is important to increase an organization?s intellectual bandwidth, it is equally important to assure that the resulting increase is employed to improve the organization?s ability to innovate since, as it has been shown, innovation is the number one creator of organizational wealth [2]. In this paper we discuss how intellectual bandwidth as proposed by Nunamaker et al. (2001) [3] can be extended beyond the highest level of information assimilation identified in the model, automated sense-making, to ensure implementation of product innovations. To do this we propose adding two new information assimilation features, automated utilization and automated implementation.</p> <p>A real business example from the bioscience industry is presented in order to demonstrate how the IB model with extensions can be used. The study discusses an end-user information system, its current use and its potential to enhance an organization?s value-creating capability.</p>
Jing Zhang, Salvatore Belardo, Christian Bach, "Increase of Potential Intellectual Bandwidth in a Scientific Community through Implementation of an End-User Information System", 2014 47th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, vol. 01, no. , pp. 8b, 2003, doi:10.1109/HICSS.2003.1173644
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