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The following are the research outputs of the Information Systems Department in 2004.

Articles in peer-reviewed journals

  • Brown, I.T.J. 2004. Testing and extending theory in strategic information systems planning through literature analysis. Information Resources Management Journal, 17(4): 20-48.
  • Brown, I.T.J. 2004. The role of cognitive instrumental processes, social influence processes, and perceived behavioural control in the acceptance of the Internet as a learning tool. Alternation, 10(2): 89-121.
  • Brown, I.T.J., Hoppe, R.S., Mugera, P.K.L., Newman, P. and Stander, A. 2004. The impact of national environment on the adoption of Internet banking: Comparing Singapore and South Africa. Journal of Global Information Management, 12(2): 1-26.
  • Hart, M.L. and Porter, G. 2004. The impact of cognitive and other factors on the perceived usefulness of OLAP. Journal of Computer Information Systems, 45(1): 47-56.
  • Hart, M.L., Berkowitz, S., Ryan, J.T. and Waspe, K.S. 2004. Key information systems management issues: A comparative study in South Africa. South African Journal of Business Management, 35(4): 49-59.
  • Ng'ambi, D. and Brown, I.T.J. 2004. Utilisation-focused evaluation of ICT in education: The case of DFAQ consultation space. Educational Technology & Society, 7(3): 38-49.
  • Scott, E.C., Zadirov, A., Jayakody, R.N. and Feinberg, S. 2004. The alignment of software testing skills of IS students with industry practices: A South African perspective. Journal of Information Technology Education (JITE), 3: 161-172.
  • Van Belle, J.W.G.D. 2004. A framework to evaluate the quality of information system models. Ingnierie des Systmes dInformation, Special Issue on Qualit des systmes dinformation, 9(5-6): 11-30.

Chapters in Books

  • Cloete, E. 2004. Chapter 5: Add research Section on e-Commerce Models. In E. Cloete (ed.) e-Commerce: A contemporary View: 105-109. Cape Town: Pardus Publishing.
  • Cloete, E. 2004. Chapter 9: Management of e-Commerce. In E. Cloete (Ed.), e-Commerce: A contemporary View: 65-173. Cape Town: Pardus Publishing.
  • Cloete, E. 2004. Chapter 10: oKeyBooks: The design of an online bookstore. In E. Cloete (Ed.) e-Commerce: A contemporary View: 178-182. Cape Town: Pardus Publishing.
  • Cloete, E. 2004. Chapter 11: Future trends. In E. Cloete (Ed.), e-Commerce: A contemporary view: 188-193. Cape Town: Pardus Publishing.
  • Van Belle, J.W.G.D. 2004. Web technology. In E. Cloete (Ed.), e-Commerce: A contemporary View: 61-78. Cape Town: Pardus Publishing.

Peer-reviewed Published Conference Proceedings

  • Brown, I.T.J. 2004. Internet versus cell phone banking: A comparative analysis in a developing country. Proceedings of The 2004 International Business Information Management (IBIMA) Conference: Information Technology and Organisations in the 21st Century: Challenges and Solutions, 4-6 July 2004, Amman, Jordan, 224-228.
  • Brown, I.T.J. and Buys, M. 2004. Customer satisfaction with Internet banking web sites: An empirical test and validation of a measuring instrument. Proceedings of the annual Research Conference of the South African Institute for Computer Scientists and Information Technologists (SAICSIT) 2004. Fulfilling the promise of ICT, 4-6 October 2004, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 44-52.
  • Brown, I.T.J. and Motjolopane, I.M.M. 2004. Strategic business-IT alignment and factors of influence: A case study in a public tertiary education institution. Proceedings of Annual Conference of the South African Institute for Computer Scientists and Information Technologists (SAICSIT) 2004. Fulfilling the promise of ICT, 4- 6 October 2004, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 147-156.
  • Brown, I.T.J. and Roode, J.D.R. 2004. Using grounded theory in the analysis of literature: The case of strategic information systems planning. Proceedings of 15th Australasian Conference on Information Systems 2004. Managing New Wave Information Systems: Enterprise, Government and Society, 1- 3 December 2004, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, 1-10.
  • Brown, I.T.J., Licker, P., Knol, B. and Vincent, S. 2003. Web-based learning tools: The influence of cultural values on usage, Proceedings of the 4th Annual Global Information Technology Management Association (GITMA) Conference, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 11-14.
  • Cloete, E. 2004. Aspects of e-Marketplaces in SA. Proceedings of Conference at the Vaal University of Technology, Vanderbijlpark, 1-9.
  • Cloete, E. and Fourie, L.C.H.F. 2004. The value of Concept Maps for Knowledge Management in the banking and insurance industry. Proceedings of CMC Conference, September 2004, Pamplona, 1-9.
  • Johnston, K. and Jayakody, R.N. 2004. An impression of how the Intranet empowers knowledge workers. Proceedings of Joint International Conference on Informatics and Research on Women in ICT (RWICT) 2004, Kuala Lampur, Malaysia, 869-884 (Volume 2).
  • Johnston, K. and Ng'ambi, D. 2004. Every question deserves an answer. Proceedings of International Conference on Computers in Education 2004, Melbourne, Australia, 1007 1015. Published on CDROM.
  • Ng'ambi, D. and Seymour, L. 2004. Managing tutorials in large classes: A case of using a tutorial system developed from commercial products. Proceedings of SAICSIT 2004, 4- 6 October 2004, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 254-259.
  • Pook, L.P., Hart, M.L. and Szabo, Z.S. 2004. Organizational responses to globalization in some developing countries: Interviews with CIOs in Hungary, Romania, and South Africa. Proceedings of 17th Bled eCommerce Conference (eGlobal), June 21-23, 2004, Bled, Slovenia, 1-15.
  • Scott, E.C. 2004. Systems Development Group Project: A real world experience. Proceedings of Information Systems Education Conference ISECON2004, Newport, Rhode Island USA, 1-8.
  • Scott, E.C., Burdzik, J.D.H., Elley, T.O. and Katovsky, B.J. 2004. The impact of the adoption of object-oriented testing practices: A South African perspective. Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Informatics 2004 jointly with Research on Women in ICT (RWICT2004), Kuala Lumpur, 869-884.
  • Scott, E.C., Van der Merwe, N. and Smith, D. 2004. The use of peer assessment as a component of the assessment strategy used for IS student group projects. Proceedings of 11th European Conference on Information Technology Evaluation- ECITE2004, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 397-406.
  • Seymour, L., Hart, M.L., Weng, C.-.W.A., Natha, T. and Haralambous, P. 2004. Inclination of scholars to major in Information Systems or Computer Science. Proceedings of SAICSIT 2004, 4- 6 October 2004, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 97-106.
  • Smith, D. 2004. Managing information systems project team members: A theoretical perspective. Proceedings of SAICSIT 2004, 4- 6 October 2004, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 260-263.
  • Smith, D., Mandy, L.C. and Lu, F. 2004. An exploratory analysis of the relationship between stakeholder management and information technology project success. Proceedings of PMI Research Conference, Renaissance London Chancery Court Hotel, London, 1-14. Published on CDROM.
  • Stander, A. and Van Belle, J.W.G.D. 2004. Attitudes towards and the need for multilingual websites in South Africa. Proceedings of Conference on Cultural Attitudes toward Technology and Communication (CATAC 2004), Karlstad, Sweden, 189 - 200.
  • Van Belle, J.W.G.D. 2003. Visual comparison of enterprise models using syntactic model information. Proceedings of the 13th Australasian Conference on Information Systems, Perth, Western Australia, 1-11.
  • Van Belle, J.W.G.D. 2004. A proposed framework for the analysis and evaluation of business models. Proceedings of SAICSIT Annual Research Conference of the South African Institute of Computer Scientists and Information Technologists, Cape Town, 4-6 Oct 2004, 210-215.
  • Van Belle, J.W.G.D. 2004. A proposed low-cost architecture for a novel smart whiteboard: The Textbook-on-the-Wall project. Proceedings of Innovations in Learning for the Future: E-learning Conference, Istanbul, 26-28 Oct 2004, 193-210.
  • Van Belle, J.W.G.D. 2004. Compliance of South African e-commerce websites with legislation to protect consumer rights. Proceedings of The 2004 International Business Information Management Conference (IBIM '04), Amman, Jordan, 4-6 July 2004, 1-10.
  • Van Belle, J.W.G.D. 2004. Data privacy and consumer protection in South African e-commerce.Proceedings of Annual Information Technology Congress (CATI04), Sao Paulo (Brasil), 22-25 June 2004, 1-12.
  • Van Belle, J.W.G.D. 2004. Empirical evaluation and comparison of enterprise models: A framework and its application. Proceedings of 11th European Conference for Information Technology Evaluation (ECITE), Amsterdam, 11-12 Nov 2004, 437-446.
  • Van Belle, J.W.G.D. 2004. Leveraging IS Theory by exploiting the isomorphism between different research areas. Proceedings of SAICSIT Annual Research Conference of the South African Institute of Computer Scientists and Information Technologists, Cape Town, 4-6 Oct 2004, 107-114.

Non Peer-reviewed Published Conference Proceedings

  • Brown, I.T.J. 2004. Gender differences and the TAM: The case of the Internet as a learning tool, Proceedings of the 33rd Annual South African Computer Lecturers' Association (SACLA) Conference 2003, Manyane, Pilansberg, 1-5.
  • Brown, I.T.J., Knol, B. and Vincent, S. 2004. Using Cluster Analysis to Investigate the Role of Culture in the Adoption of Web-based Learning Tools. Proceedings of SACLA 2004, Rob Roy Hotel, Bothas Hill Kwazulu Natal, 104-117.
  • Eccles, M. 2004. Impact of Personality Typing on Teaching Strategy in an Information Systems Major. Proceedings of SACLA 2004, Rob Roy Hotel, Botha's Hill, Natal, 277-291.
  • Eccles, M. and Van Belle, J.P. 2004. Internet Technology Paradigms in Tertiary Educational Institutions. Experiences with Web-based Teaching Approaches in a Residential University Environment. Proceedings of SACLA 2004, Rob Roy Hotel, Botha's Hill, Natal, 292-305.
  • Seymour, L., Brown, I.T.J., Morley, L., Khatree, F. and Beck, E.J. 2004. Factors affecting usage of web based learning tools. Proceedings of SACLA 2004, Rob Roy Hotel, Bothas Hill Kwazulu Natal, 802-819.
  • Smith, D. 2004. Peer Evaluations in Information Systems Student Projects Teams: Pitfalls and Practice. Proceedings of SACLA 2004, Rob Roy Hotel, Botha's Hill, Natal, 851-865.
  • Van Belle, J.P. 2004. The EduBoard: a Proposed Architecture for an Interactive Electronic Whiteboard with Stored Curriculum Content. Proceedings of SACLA 2004, Rob Roy Hotel, Botha's Hill, Natal, 875-894.

Theses and Dissertations Passed for Higher Degrees

  • Charles, L.A. 2004. Outsourcing IT Services and Service Level Agreements amongst South Africa's Large Retailers: 1-97. MCom, University of Cape Town.
  • Jayakody, R.N. 2004. E-Commerce Success: An Empirical Validation and Test of Alternative Models: 1-130. MCom, University of Cape Town.
  • Lu, T.C. 2004. Examining User Acceptance and Effectiveness of Critical Chain Project Management: 1-110. MCom, University of Cape Town.
  • Ng'ambi, D. 2004. Towards a Knowledge Sharing Framework Based on Student Questions: The Case for a Dynamic FAQ Environment: 1-242. PhD, University of Cape Town.
  • Pollock, M.A. 2004. A Comparison of Alternative Technology Adoption Models: The Adoption of a CASE tool at a University: 1-109. MCom, University of Cape Town.
  • Rhodes, J.H. 2004. Using a conceptual framework to explore e-commerce and marketing appropriation in a rural South African development organization: 1-237. PhD, University of Cape Town.
  • Speight, H.L. 2004. Career Orintations and Turnover Intentions of Information Systems Professionals in South Africa: 1-117. MCom, University of Cape Town.
  • Trusler, J. 2004. Searching for the role of ICTS in Development : A Case study of Rural Multi-purpose Community Centre in the Dwars River Valley, South Africa: 1-101. MCom, University of Cape Town.
  • Webber, R.C. 2004. The Shareholder-Wealth and Trading Volume Effect of Information Technology Infrastructure Investments in a Developing Country: 1-97. MCom, University of Cape Town.

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