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The following are the research outputs of the Information Systems Department in 2003.

Articles in Peer-reviewed Journals

  • Brown, I.T.J. and Licker, P. 2003. Exploring differences in Internet adoption and usage between historically advantaged and disadvantaged groups in South Africa. Journal of Global Information Technology Management, 6(4): 6-26.
  • Brown, I.T.J., Cajee, Z., Davies, D. and Stroebel, S. 2003. Cell phone banking: Predictors of adoption in South Africa - an exploratory study. International Journal of Information Management, 23(5): 381-394.
  • Scott, E.C. and Van der Merwe, N. 2003. Using multiple assessment approaches to enhance objectivity and student learning. Electronic Journal of Information Systems Evaluation (Special Conference Edition), 7(2): 177-186.

Books

  • Van Belle, J.W.G.D., Eccles, M.G. and Nash, J.M. (eds). 2003. Discovering information systems: 1-163. Durbanville: South African Universities Press.
  • Van Belle, J.W.G.D., Nash, J.M. and Seymour, L. (eds). 2003. Office XP for Business. Durbanville: South African Universities Press.

Chapters in Books

  • Cloete, E. 2003. SME's in South Africa: Acceptance and adoption of e-commerce. In S.I. Lubbe and J.M. van Heerden (eds) The economic and social impacts of e-commerce: 121-134. United States of America: Idea Group Publishing.
  • Johnston, K. 2003. Harmonizing IT and business strategies. In S. Kamel (ed.) Managing globally with information technology: 140-148. Hersheym, USA: IRM Press.
  • Johnston, K. 2003. The South African online consumer. In K. Kangas (ed.) Business strategies for information technology management: 216-225. Hershey, USA: IRM Press.
  • Van der Merwe, N. and Stander, A. 2003. The retention of women in information technology - a South African perspective. In S. Kamel (ed.) Managing globally with information technology: 50-56. United States of America: IRM Press.
  • Van der Merwe, N. and Stander, A. 2003. Using usability factors to predict the e-commerce user experience. In S. Gordon (ed.) Computing information technology: 41-47. United States of America: IRM Press.

Peer-reviewed Published Conference Proceedings

  • Brink, V. and Van Belle, J.W.G.D. 2003. An exploration of personal factors influencing disposition towards knowledge sharing in a South African context. Proceedings of the Conference on Information Science and Technology Management (CISTM), Cape Town, 148-157.
  • Brown, I.T.J., Eccles, A., Masiya, D. and Yang, Y. 2003. Exploring the impact of the external IT environment on strategic information systems planning. Proceedings of the Conference on Information Science and Technology Management (CISTM), Cape Town. Published on CD-Rom.
  • Brown, I.T.J., Licker, P., Knol, B. and Vincent, S. 2003. Proceedings of Web-based learning tools: The influence of cultural values on usage. Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Global Information Technology Management Association (GITMA) Conference, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 321.
  • Cloete, E. and Warden, S. 2003. Retail organization in the Western Cape: Acceptance and adoption of e-procurement. Proceedings of Conference on Information Science and Technology Management (CISTM), Cape Town. Published on CD-Rom.
  • Cloete, E. 2003. The differential impact of business models on e-commerce. Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Global Business and Economic Development, Bangkok, 1563-1569.
  • Green, S. and Van Belle, J.W.G.D. 2003. Customer expectations of internet banking in South Africa. Proceedings of the Third Conference on Electronic Business (ICEB), Singapore, 633.
  • Hart, M.L., Biscombe, F., Kraus, R. and Naidoo, S. 2003. Data mining in South African companies. Proceedings of the Conference on Information Science and Technology Management (CISTM), Cape Town. Published on CD-Rom.
  • Johnston, K. and Seymour, L. 2003. Perceived obstacles to conducting internet financial transactions in South Africa. Proceedings of Conference on Information Science, Technology and Management (CISTM), Cape Town. Published on CD-Rom.
  • Johnston, K. 2003. The answer is the question. Proceedings of the Informing Science and IT Education Conference, Pori, Finland, 5.
  • Johnston, K. 2003. An evaluation of the factors that impact open source software uptake in South African organisations. Proceedings of Building the Information Commonwealth: Information Technologies and Building Prospects for Development of a Civil Society Institutions in the CIS Countries, St Petersburg, Russia.
  • Scott, E.C., Zadirov, A., Feinberg, S. and Jayakody, R. 2003. The alignment of software testing skills of IS students with industry practices. Proceedings of the Informing Science and IT Education Conference, Pori, Finland, 10.
  • Scott, E.C. and Van der Merwe, N. 2003. Using multiple assessment approaches to enhance objectivity and student learning. Proceedings of the Tenth European Conference on Information Technology Evaluation (ECITE), Madrid, Spain, 585-595.
  • Smith, D. 2003. A balanced approach to project management. Proceedings of SAICSIT Annual Conference, Midrand, South Africa, 1-9.
  • Smith, D. 2003. The impact of personality on IS team effectiveness. Proceedings of Conference on Information Science and Technology Management (CISTM), Cape Town, 158 - 173.
  • Smith, D. 2003. Cut me slack. Proceedings of Southern Africa Computer Lecturer's Association Conference (SACLA), Manyane, Pilansberg, 1-4.
  • Trusler, J. 2003. South African e-government policy and practices: A framework to close the gap. 2nd International Conference on Electronic Government, EGOV 2003, Prague, Czech Republic, 504-508.
  • Van Belle, J.W.G.D. 2003. Visual comparison of enterprise models using syntactic model information. Proceedings of the 14th Australasian Conference on Information Systems, Perth, Western Australia, 150.
  • Van Belle, J.W.G.D., Fellstad, R., Steele, C. and Van Bakel, W. 2003. Multi-language websites in a multi-cultural country: A South African perspective. Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Electronic Business (ICEB), Singapore, 633.

Non Peer-reviewed Published Conference Proceedings

  • Cloete, E. and Fourie, L. 2003. E-marketplaces in South Africa: Challenges in the New Millennium. Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Conference on World Wide Web Applications (WWWA), Durban, 1-9.Theses and Dissertations Passed for Higher Degrees
  • Nash, J. 2003. The association of matriculation English scores with the performance of Information Systems majors at the University of Cape Town: 1-114. MCom, University of Cape Town.
  • Van Belle, J.W.G.D. 2003. A framework for the analysis and evaluation of enterprise models: 1-288. PhD, University of Cape Town.

Full-Time Honours Empirical Research Project Titles

  • Stander, Adrie; Kirstein, Arno; Taylor, Nicholas L & Whyte, Gavin. (2003) The Feasibility of the Western Cape as a hub for the Development of Global ICT Products. Research Report, Department of Information Systems, University of Cape Town.
  • Stander, Adrie; Burger, Carol A; Deutschmann, Trevelee & Waymark, Shelley A. (2003) IT Integration into South African Higher Education Institutions and its Implications. Research Report, Department of Information Systems, University of Cape Town.
  • Smith, Derek; Huang, Shih-Ya; Lui, Hera & Newling, Jacqueline. (2003) The Development of South African Universities in the Design of A Model ICT Curriculum. Research Report, Department of Information Systems, University of Cape Town.
  • Smith, Derek; Bremner, Reid A; Lu, Feng-Ching & Mandy, Lauren C. (2003) Project Management Soft Issues: The Management of IT Project Stakeholders. Research Report, Department of Information Systems, University of Cape Town.
  • Cloete, Eric; Chuang, Min-Chao; Du Buisson, Jacques & Harcourt-Wood, Liam P. (2003) E-Commerce as the Key of Global Opportunities for South African SMEs. Research Report, Department of Information Systems, University of Cape Town.
  • Cloete, Eric; Hulme, Jason P; Motlekar, Mohammed S & Palmer, Duncan L. (2003) Electronic Marketplaces in South Africa. Research Report, Department of Information Systems, University of Cape Town.
  • Scott, Elsje; Burdzik, Julian Dh; Elley, Thomas O & Katovsky, Benjamin J. (2003) The State of Software Testing in South Africa. Research Report, Department of Information Systems, University of Cape Town.
  • Scott, Elsje; Liebowitz, Rhiannon L; Setsabi, Lehana J & Visagie, Gareth J. (2003) Do Existing Web application testing tools lead to an increased degree of successful web application development in the South African Environment?. Research Report, Department of Information Systems, University of Cape Town.
  • Mcleod, Graham; Larsen, Justin C; Passaportis, Daniel P & Stulinski, Piotr J. (2003) Enterprises Architectures : Comparison of the Inspired and c4ISR Enterprise Architectures. Research Report, Department of Information Systems, University of Cape Town.
  • Brown, Irwin; Hassim, Ayesha; Lee (Jerry) , Tai-Chi & Wang, Yun Chi (Chi Chi). (2003) The Awareness and Adoption of T-Commerce in South Africa. Research Report, Department of Information Systems, University of Cape Town.
  • Brown, Irwin; Field, Andrew Lucien; Hill, Barry W & Wessels, Gina A. (2003) Online Grocery Shopping Usage Behaviour: Examining the influence of Cultural Values in South Africa. Research Report, Department of Information Systems, University of Cape Town.
  • Nash, Jane; Budge, Tiffany J; Fouche, Gary-Mark & Stockton, Andrew M. (2003) The Effect the Internet has had on Plagiarism at the University of Cape Town. Research Report, Department of Information Systems, University of Cape Town.
  • Nash, Jane; Gaffoor, Mubeen; Hsieh, Meng-Chun (Jane) & Magawu, Asanda. (2003) The Employment of Information System Graduates. Research Report, Department of Information Systems, University of Cape Town.
  • Van Belle, Jean-Paul; Haig, Angus W; Mitchell, Craig & Watson, Michael L. (2003) Data Privacy Consumer Protection and the ECT Act. Research Report, Department of Information Systems, University of Cape Town.
  • Van Belle, Jean-Paul; Collocott, Sarah-Jane; Peers, Jamie A & Venter, Pierre. (2003) The Measurement of User Satisfaction of ERP's in Selected South African Companies. Research Report, Department of Information Systems, University of Cape Town.
  • Johnston, Kevin; Gardiner, J-J Xxx; Healey, Phillippa & Prestedge, Alasdair K. (2003) The State of Open Source Software (OSS) in South Africa. Research Report, Department of Information Systems, University of Cape Town.
  • Johnston, Kevin; Lorenzi, Luca ; Poonan, Ashlin & Sonday, Mahmood Shaik. (2003) The potential Adoption of XRM by South African Businesses. Research Report, Department of Information Systems, University of Cape Town.
  • Johnston, Kevin; Bailey, Gareth J; Gee, Alexandra S & Jamallodien, Rabia. (2003) What Influences Information Technology Decisions in South African Organisations?. Research Report, Department of Information Systems, University of Cape Town.
  • Johnston, Kevin; Illingworth, James M; Mccormick, Dylan C & Van Gysen, Nicholas M. (2003) Does Open Source Software (OSS) allow IT Staff to Bypass Strategic Planning in South African Organisations?. Research Report, Department of Information Systems, University of Cape Town.
  • Kirkham, Kechil; Botha, Anne M; Herringer, Adam & Sevenoaks, David D. (2003) Implementing Sustainable School ICT labs in a Developing Country Context. Research Report, Department of Information Systems, University of Cape Town.
  • Seymour, Lisa; Haralambous, Peter; Natha, Tasneem & Weng, Chia-Wen A. (2003) Scholar's Inclination to Study Information Systems or Computer Schience as a Degree. Research Report, Department of Information Systems, University of Cape Town.
  • Seymour, Lisa; Abdullah, Fatima; Salo, Michelle R & Sayed, Shabnem Ms. (2003) Assessing Factors Affecting Corporate Intranet in An Organisation. Research Report, Department of Information Systems, University of Cape Town.
  • Seymour, Lisa.; Brown, Irwin; Beck, Emily J Ms; Khatree, Farah & Morley, Lauren. (2003) Factors Affecting the Usage of WebCT by First Year UCT Commerce Students. Research Report, Department of Information Systems, University of Cape Town.
  • Eccles, Mike; Arenson, Craig R; Solomon, Brent C & Walker, Robyn. (2003) A Comparative Study of Wine E-Tailing Websites in South Africa, France and Australia. Research Report, Department of Information Systems, University of Cape Town.
  • Eccles, Mike; Bradford, Russel; Dold, Robert Ml & Morley, Sarah-Jane. (2003) A Study of E-Readiness of SA Corporate Organisations to Adopt E-Learning. Research Report, Department of Information Systems, University of Cape Town.
  • Eccles, Mike; May, Kelly; Smit, Simon Mg & Williams, Brandon G. (2003) A Study of Ethical Decision Making with Regards to Information Systems in South African Information Systems Students. Research Report, Department of Information Systems, University of Cape Town.
  • Hart, Mike; Adams, Jonathan S ; Coomer, Bradley; Huisamen, Jacob & Nienhaus, Wilko. (2003) Key Objectives Behind South African Companies Investment in CRM Applications. Research Report, Department of Information Systems, University of Cape Town.
  • van der Merwe, Nata; Chong, Michelle L; Kostlin, Martin N & Wilkinson, Louise E. (2003) Investigation of Application Software Procurement Practices in South Africa. Research Report, Department of Information Systems, University of Cape Town.
  • van der Merwe, Nata; Cunliffe, Nicola J; February, Janine J & Gildenhuys, Tarryn P. (2003) Factors Affecting Data Mining Success. Research Report, Department of Information Systems, University of Cape Town.
  • Shear, Stan; Astl, Christian M; Fellowes, Anthony G & Hosack, Matthew A. (2003) An Evaluation of the Impact of the Mocrosoft.Net Environment in South Africa. Research Report, Department of Information Systems, University of Cape Town.

Part-Time Honours Technical Reports

  • Low Cost Wireless Communications in Rural Areas

  • Retail data mining in SA: Full value being achieved?

  • Honeyots and Honeynets (ADSL security threats)

  • Culture and software development teams in SA (ethnic culture)

  • Internet Banking in South Africa: To what extent does culture influence customer satisfaction

  • Research Instrument for IS Team Effectiveness Characteristics

  • South African Information System Professionals: A Comparative study of Organizational Commitment and Ethical Attitudes

  • Acceptance of Modern Application Server technology by listed companies in the Western Cape

  • An Analysis of Factors Influencing the Perceived Usefulness of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems in the Western Cape

  • Factors Influencing Component-Based Development in Organizations

  • Value of a Common Customer Identity Model within a Specific Financial Management Organization

  • The Perception and Compliancy level of the ECT Act within an e-government organization

  • Factors Enabling Strategic Alignment between Business and Information Systems

  • WLAN billing model IT Governance impact on IT Architecture of an Org.

  • An Evaluation of the Impact of Perceived Usefulness and Perceived Ease of Use on User Acceptance of OLAP

  • The Role of the Project management Office in Achieving Project Success Factors affecting the adoption of Data Mining in the Insurance Industry within the Western Cape

  • Data Quality and Customer Service Quality

  • Determining the extent of effective Information Technology

  • Contingency planning and Disaster recovery strategies within South African Organizations

  • SA Web Site Compliance to ECTA

Accepted Graduate Dissertations, Theses, and Doctoral Proposals

  • Van Belle, Jean-Paul. A Framework for the Analysis and Evaluation of Enterprise Models. Doctoral thesis, Department of Information Systems, University of Cape Town.

  • Nash, Jane. The association of matriculation English scores with the performance of Information Systems majors at the University of Cape Town. M Com thesis,  Department of Information Systems, University of Cape Town.

  • Lu, Terry. Examining User Acceptance and Effectiveness of Critical Chain Project Management. M Com thesis, Department of Information Systems, University of Cape Town.