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The following are the research outputs of the Information Systems Department in 2007 

Chapters in Books

  • Van Belle, J.W.G.D., Brink, D., Roos, L. and Weller, J. 2007. A Model for the Successful Migration to Desktop OSS. In K. St. Amant and B. Still (eds), Handbook of Research on Open Source Software: Technological, Economic, and Social Perspectives: 154-167. United Kingdom: Information Science Reference. ISBN 978-59140999-1. [Download]
  • Van Belle, J.W.G.D. and Weller, J. 2007. An Innovative Desktop OSS Implementation in a School. In K. St. Amant and B. Still (eds), Handbook of Research on Open Source Software: Technological, Economic, and Social Perspectives: 659-669. United Kingdom: Information Science Reference. ISBN 978-59140999-1. [Download]
  • Van Belle, J.W.G.D. 2007. Evaluation of Selected Enterprise Reference Models. In P. Fettke and P. Loos (eds), Reference Modeling for Business Systems Analysis: 266-286. United Kingdom: Idea Group Publishing. 1-59904-055-7. [Download]
  • Van Belle, J.W.G.D. and Vosloo, S. 2007. The Influence of Location on the EReadinessof South African Non-Profit Organisations. In R.K. Garg and M. Jaiswal (eds), Bridging Digital Divide: 126-139. India: Macmillan. ISBN 0230-63035-9. [Download]

Peer-reviewed Journals

  • Brown, I.T.J., Collins, T., Maleka, B., Morrison, D., Muganda, N. and Speight, H. 2007. Global Diffusion of the Internet X: Internet Diffusion and its Determinants in South Africa: The First Decade of Democracy (1994-2004) and Beyond. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 19: 142-182.
  • Brown, I.T.J. and Russell, J. 2007. Radio Frequency Identification Technology: An Exploratory Study on Adoption in the South African Retail Sector. International Journal of Information Management, 27(4): 250-265 [ISI].
  • Chigona, W.M.G. 2006. Should Communal Computing Facilities Cohabit with Public Facilities. Journal of Community Informatics, 2(3): 1-10.Hart, M.L., Fichtner, B., Fjalestad, E. and Langley, S. 2007. Contact Centre Performance: In Pursuit of First Call Resolution. Management Dynamics, 15(4): 17-28 [DoE].
  • Hart, M.L., Esat, F., Rocha, M. and Khatieb, Z. 2007. Introducing Students to Business Intelligence: Acceptance and Perceptions of OLAP Software. Issues on Informing Science and Information Technology (IISIT), 4(1): 105-123. Johnston, K., Muganda, N. and Theys, K. 2007. Key Issues for CIOs in South Africa. The Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries, 30(3): 1-11.
  • Scott, E.C., Lynch, K. and Heinze, A. 2007. Information Technology Team Projects in Higher Education: An International Viewpoint. Journal of Information Technology Education, 6: 181-198.
  • Sewchurran, K. and Petkov, D. 2007. A Systemic Framework for Business Process Modeling Combining Soft Systems Methodology and UML. Information Resources Management Journal, 20(3): 46-62.
  • Seymour, L. and Nadasen, K. 2007. Web Access for IT Staff: A Developing World Perspective on Web Abuse. Electronic Library, 25(5): 543-557 [ISI].
  • Smith, D. 2007. Using Storytelling to Assess the Competencies of a Master Project Manager - Part 1. Project Management Technology Journal, 7(8): 13-16.
  • Smith, D. 2007. Using Storytelling to Assess the Competencies of a Master Project Manager - Part 2. Project Management Technology Journal, 7(9): 13-15.
  • Smith, D. and Bailey, S. 2007. An Analysis of the Emotional Intelligence and Leadership Styles of Information Systems Project Managers. Project Perspectives, XXIX: 77-80.
  • Smith, D., Brock, S., Hendricks, D. and Linnell, S. 2007. A Balanced Approach to IT Project Management. South African Computer Journal, 39: 47-53 [DoE].
  • Smith, D. and Cowie, T. 2007. Why We Don't Realise the Benefits of IT Projects. ProjectNet, 6(July/August): 16-19.
  • Stander, A. and Johnston, K. 2007. The Need for and Contents of a Course in Forensic Information Systems and Computer Science at the University of Cape Town. Issues on Informing Science and Information Technology (IISIT),4(1): 63-72.
  • Van Belle, J.W.G.D., Wilson, D. and MacDonald, B. 2007. Determinants of Digital Piracy Among Youth in South Africa. Communications of the International Information Management Association, 7(3): 47-63.[Download]

Peer-reviewed published conference proceedings

  • Bradley, L., Brown, I.T.J. and Patel, K. 2007. Antecedents and Consequences of Trust and Internet Banking: A South African Perspective. In P.A. van Brakel (eds), Proceedings of 9th Annual Conference on World Wide Web Applications, 5-7 September 2007, Johannesburg, South Africa. Cape Town: Cape Peninsula University of Technology. ISBN 978-0-620-39837-4.
  • Brown, I.T.J., Oca, B. and Stroebel, M. 2007. Cell phone banking: awareness and potential for adoption amongst the banked and unbanked. In P.A. van Brakel (eds), Proceedings of 9th Annual Conference on World Wide Web Applications, 5-7 September 2007, Johannesburg, South Africa. Cape Town: Cape Peninsula University of Technology. ISBN 978-0-620-39837-4.
  • Brown, I.T.J., Mugjenkar, A., Moola, I. and Sands, M. 2007. Investigating Impediments to Academic Success in an Information Systems Degree Programme. In J. Whitworth (eds), Proceedings of the 2007 International Conference on Informatics Education Research, 7-9 December 2007, Quebec, Canada. Canada: International Academy for Information Management. ISBN 978-0-620-40109-8.
  • Chigona, W.M.G. and Wofford, E. 2007. Critical Adoption Factors for Different Phases of e-Government in a Developing Country. In P.A. van Brakel (eds), Proceedings of 9th Annual Conference on World Wide Web Applications, 5-7 September 2007, Johannesburg, South Africa. Cape Town: Cape Peninsula University of Technology. ISBN 978-0-620-39837-4.
  • Chigona, W.M.G. 2007. Role of ICT in National Development: A Critical Discourse Analysis of South Africa's Government Statement. In D. Pauleen (eds), Proceedings of QualIT 2007 - Qualitative Research: From the Margins to the Mainstream, 18-20 November 2007, Wellington, New Zealand. New Zealand: School of Information Management, Victoria University of Wellington. ISBN 978-0-475-12319-0.
  • Cloete, E. 2007. B2B e-Market Adoption in South Africa. In P.A. van Brakel (eds), Proceedings of 9th Annual Conference on World Wide Web Applications, 5-7 September 2007, Johannesburg, South Africa. Cape Town: Cape Peninsula University of Technology. ISBN 978-0-620-39837-4.
  • Cloete, E. and Heydenrych, G.J. 2007. ERP Transition to e-Commerce: Training for a New Methodology. In E. Cohen (eds), Proceedings of the Computer Science & IT Education Conference (CSITEd2007), 16-18 November 2007, University of Technology, Mauritius. Mauritius: Informing Science Press. ISBN 978-99903-8747-6.
  • Coetzee, A., Johnston, K. and Van Belle, J.W.G.D. 2007. People Management Skills of IS Managers. In K.S. Soliman (eds), Proceedings of The 8th International Business Information Management Association Conference, 20-22 June 2007, Dublin, Ireland. USA: International Business Information Management Association. ISBN 0-9753393-7-0. [Download]
  • Hart, M.L., Esat, F., Rocha, M. and Khatieb, Z. 2007. Introducing Students to Business Intelligence: Acceptance and Perceptions of OLAP Software. In E. Cohen (eds), Proceedings of the Informing Science + Information Technology InSITE 2007 Conference, 22-25 June 2007, Slovenia. USA: Informing Science Press. ISBN 1535-07-03. [Download]
  • Johnston, K. and Stander, A. 2007. The Need for and Contents of a Course in Forensic Information Systems & Computer Science at the University of Cape Town. In E. Cohen (eds), Proceedings of the Informing Science + Information Technology InSITE 2007 Conference, 22-25 June 2007, Slovenia. USA: Informing Science Press. ISBN 1535-07-03.
  • Johnston, K., Andersen, B., Ostensen-Saunders, M. and Davidge-Pitts, J. 2007. Using Personality Tests to Identify Potential ICT Entrepreneurs. In E. Cohen (eds), Proceedings of the Informing Science + Information Technology InSITE 2007 Conference, 22-25 June 2007, Slovenia. USA: Informing Science Press. ISBN 1535-07-03.
  • Kyobe, M.E. 2007. The Influence of Strategy-Making Types on IT Alignment in SMEs. In C. Standing and S. Standing (eds), Proceedings of Conference on Information Management and Internet, 6-7 November 2007, Joondalup, Western Australia. Australia: We-B Centre, Edith Cowan University. ISBN 0-7298-0644-8.
  • Muganda, N. and Van Belle, J.W.G.D. 2007. An Investigation into the Value of e-Business Adoption: The Case of Selected Firms in Kenya. In K.S. Soliman (eds), Proceedings of The 8th International Business Information Management Association Conference, 20-22 June 2007, Dublin, Ireland. USA: International Business Information Management Association. ISBN 0-9753393-7-0.
  • Scott, E.C. 2007. From Requirements to Code: Issues and Learning in IS Students Systems Development Projects. In E. Cohen (eds), Proceedings of the Computer Science & IT Education Conference (CSITEd2007), 16-18 November 2007, University of Technology, Mauritius. Mauritius: Informing Science Press. ISBN 978-99903-8747-6.
  • Scott, E.C., Lynch, K. and Heinze, A. 2007. Information Technology Team Projects in Higher Education: An International Viewpoint. In E. Cohen (eds), Proceedings of the Informing Science + Information Technology InSITE 2007 Conference, 22-25 June 2007, Slovenia. USA: Informing Science Press. ISBN 1535-07-03.
  • Sewchurran, K. 2007. Recovering Student Misunderstanding About Agile Development Practices. In E. Cohen (eds), Proceedings of the Computer Science & IT Education Conference (CSITEd2007), 16-18 November 2007, University of Technology, Mauritius. Mauritius: Informing Science Press. ISBN 978-99903-8747-6.
  • Seymour, L., Makanya, W. and Berrange, S. 2007. End-User's Acceptance of Enterprise Resource Planning Systems: An Investigation of Antecedents. In K. Dhanda and R. Hackney (eds), Proceedings of 6th Annual ISOnEWorld Conference, 11-13 April 2007, Las Vegas, USA. USA: Information Institute. ISBN 0-9772107-6-6.
  • Seymour, L., Lambert-Porter, E. and Willuweit, L. 2007. RFID Adoption into the Container Supply Chain: Proposing a Framework. In K. Dhanda and R. Hackney (eds), Proceedings of 6th Annual ISOnEWorld Conference, 11-13 April 2007, Las Vegas, USA. USA: Information Institute. ISBN 0-9772107-6-6.
  • Zukowski, T. and Brown, I.T.J. 2007. Examining the Influence of Demographic Factors on Internet Users' Information Privacy Concerns. In L. Barnard and R.A. Botha (eds), Proceedings of SACSIT 2007 Annual Research Conference of the South African Institute of Computer Scientists and Information Technologists, 2-3 October 2007, Sunshine Coast, South Africa. South Africa: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). ISBN 978-1-59593-938-8.

Doctoral dissertations

  • Iyamu, T.O. 2007. The Impact of Organisational Politics on Information Technology Strategy: 1-307. Supervised by J.D. Roode.
  • Kekwaletswe, R. 2007. Knowledge Transformation in a Mobile Learning Environment: An Interpretive Inquiry of Ubiquitous Context and Social Presence Awareness: 1-319. Supervised by J.D. Roode.
  • Twum-Darko, M. 2007. The Role of Information Systems in Legislation Led Reforms: A Case Study in the Context of the New Municipal Rates Act of South Africa: 1-283. Supervised by J.D. Roode.

Masters degrees (by research)

  • Coetsee, R. 2007. Towards a Theory for Enterprise Architecture (EA) Use in South Africa. Masters Degree in Information Systems: 1-173. Supervised by I.T.J. Brown.
  • Riordan, D.D. 2007. A Framework for the Analysis and Evaluation of Software Development Methodologies Based on Formal, Intrinsic and Pragmatic Criteria. Masters Degree in Information Systems: 1-157. Supervised by J.W.G.D. Van Belle.