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Journal Articles

  • Brown, I. & Jayakody, R. (2008). B2C e-commerce success: A test and validation of a measuring instrument, Electronic Journal of Information Systems Evaluation,  11(3): 167 - 184 [ISSN: 1566-6379].
  • Brown, I. & Tanner, M. (2008). Investigating the international visibility of South African IS research: An author-affiliation analysis in the top-ranked IS-centric journals, South African Computer Journal , 42: 14-20  [ISSN: 1015-7999].
  • Chigona, W., Kankwenda, G. & Manjoo, S. (2009). The Uses and Gratifications of Mobile Internet among the South African Students, South African Journal of Information Management, 10 (3)  [ISSN 1560-683X].
  • Chigona, W. & Licker, P. (2008). Using Diffusion of Innovations Framework to Explain the Communal Computing Facilities Adoption among the Urban Poor, Information Technologies and International Development. 4(3): 57 -73, ISSN 1544-7529
  • Cloete, E. & Doens, M.J. (2008). The current state of B2B e-marketplace adoption in South African agriculture. IT for Development , 14(3), 184-196. ISSN: 0268-1102 , online ISSN: 1554-0176
  • Eccles M., Pym J, & Johnston K. (2008) Initiating a New Information Systems Course: a Case Study in Educational Innovation, The African Journal of Information Systems, 1(1) Available at:[Available]
  • Kyobe, M.E. (2008) The Influence of Strategy-Making types on IT alignment in SMEs. Journal of Systems and Information Technology, 10(1), 22-38 [ISSN 1328-7265]
  • Kyobe, M.E. (2008) The impact of entrepreneur behaviours on the quality of e-commerce security in Urban SMEs: A comparison of Urban and Rural findings. Journal of Global Information Technology Management, 11(2), 58-79. [ISSN 1097-198X]
  • Muganda, N.O., Sewchurran, K., Ndlovu, M. & Pillay, A. (2008). Application of the knowledge management success paradigm in South Africa.  Communications of the IBIMA, 1(3), 122-132.
  • Muganda, N.O & Van Belle, J.P. (2008). Managing the E-Government adoption process in Kenyas local authorities. Communications of the IBIMA, 1(1), pp. 98-109. [Download]
  • Muganda-Ochara, N., Van Belle, JP. & Brown, I. (2008). Internet diffusion in Kenya and its determinants: A longitudinal analysis. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 23(7).[Download]
  • Ochara, N. (2008). Emergence of the E-Government Artifact in an Environment of Social Exclusion in Kenya, The African Journal of Information Systems, 1(1) Available at:[Available]
  • Scott, E. C. 2008. From Requirements to Code: Issues and Learning in IS Students Systems Development Projects. Journal of Information Education Technology (JITE) - Innovations in Practice (IIP) . 7, 1-13. [ISSN: online 1539-3585; print 1547-9714; CD-ROM 1547-9706]
  • Sewchurran, K. (2008). Toward an approach to create self organising and reflexive Information Systems project practitioners. International Journal of Managing Projects in Business, 1(3), 316-333. ISSN 1753-8378
  • Sewchurran, K., & Barron, M. (2008). An investigation into successfully managing and sustaining the project-sponsor project-manager relationship using soft systems methodology. Project Management Journal, 39(Supplement), S56-S68. ISSN 8756-9728
  • Seymour, L., Lambert-Porter, E & Willuweit, L. (2008). Towards a framework for RFID Adoption into the Container Supply Chain. Journal of Information Science and Technology (JIST) 5(1), 31-46. [ISSN 1545-0287]. Available [Available]
  • Seymour, L. & Roode, J.D. (2008). Investigating affective response and job impact with ERP adoption.South African Computer Journal , 40, 74-82. [ISSN 1015-7999].
  • Van der Byl, K. & Van Belle, JP. (2008). Factors influencing south African attitudes toward digital piracy,Communications of the IBIMA, 1(1), 202-211 [Download]
  • Van Belle, JP, Hall, N & Riekert, E. (2008). Exploring the impact of computer-mediated communication on interpersonal relationships: A tentative model using characteristics and behavioural outcomes. South African Computer Journal, 42: 72-79 [ISSN: 1015-7999].

Book Chapters

  • Brown, W. and Brown, I. (2008). Next Generation ICT Policy in South Africa: Towards a Human Development-based ICT Policy, in IFIP International Federation for Information Processing, Vol 282, Social Dimensions of Information and Communication Technology Policy, C. Avgerou, M. Smith, P. van den Besselaar, Boston: Springer, pp. 109-123
  •  Hart, M.L. (2008). Systems for Supporting Marketing Decisions in F. Burstein and C.W. Holsapple (eds),International Handbook on Decision Support Systems 2: 395-417. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer-Verlag. [ISBN 978-3-540-48713-5]
  •  Johnston, K.A (2008). One Organization, One Strategy. In Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology Idea-Group Publishing, Hershey USA. Khosrow-Pour M (Editor)
  • Lynch, K., Heinze, A. & Scott, E. (2008). Scholarly Collaboration Across Time Zones. In J Salmons and L Wilson (eds), Handbook of Research on Electronic Collaboration and Organizational Synergy.United Kingdom: Information Science Reference. [ISBN: 978-1-60566-106-3]
  • Miscione, G., Gordon, D., & Johnston, K., (2008), Free and Open Source Software in Low-Income Countries: Emergent Properties? In IFIP International Federation for Information Processing, Volume 282; Social Dimensions of Information and Communication Technology Policy;Chrisanthi Avgerou, Matthew L. Smith, Peter van den Besselaar; (Boston: Springer), pp. 351-355
  • Sewchurran, K., & Petkov, D. (2008) , Mixing Soft Systems Methodology and UML in Business Process Modeling ,Best Practices and Conceptual Innovations in Information Resources Management: Utilizing Technologies to Enable Global Progressions, ISBN:  978-1-60566-128-5, Chapter VI
  • Seymour, L.F., Lambert-Porter, E. & Willuweit, L. (2008). Towards An RFID Adoption Framework: A Container Supply Chain Analysis . In IFIP International Federation for Information Processing , Volume 274; Advances in Information Systems: Research, Education, and Practice; Editors: Avison,D., Kasper, G.M., Pernici, B., Ramos, I. and Roode, D. Boston Springer, [ISBN 978-0387-09681-0. 175-188].
  • Smith, D. & Crossland, M., (2008), in IFIP International Federation for Information Processing, 274; Advances in Information Systems Research, Education and Practice; David Avison, George M. Kasper, Barbara Pernici, Isabel Ramos, Dewald Roode; (Boston: Springer), 163-174
  • Trusler, J & Van Belle J.P. (2008) A Rural Multi-Purpose Community Centre in South Africa. in Tan, F (ed.). Global information technologies: concepts, methodologies, tools and applications.Hershey (PA), Information Science Reference, 2026-2034. [ISBN 978-1-59904-939-7] [Download]  

Conferences

  • Brown, I. (2008). The impact of the external environment on strategic information systems planning: A qualitative inquiry, Proceedings of the 2008 SAICSIT Annual Conference , Wilderness, 7-8 Oct (in press).
  • Brown, W. and Brown, I. (2008). Next Generation ICT Policy in South Africa: Towards a Human Development-based ICT Policy, IFIP TC9, 8th Human Choice and Computers (HCC8) Conference, Pretoria, 25-26 Sept.
  • Brown, I, Letsididi, N. & Nazeer, M. (2008). Internet access in South African homes: Factors influencing consumer choice, Proceedings of the 14th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2008), Toronto, 14-17 Aug, 10, [ISBN: 978-0-615-23693-3].
  • Chigona, A. and Chigona, W. (2008) A critical discourse analysis on media about Mxit, Proceedings of the 10th Annual Conference on WWW Applications www2008, University of Cape Town.Awaiting ISBN. Will be published on CD in about a week. 3-5 September 2008, Cape Town, South Africa [978-0-620-42642-8]
  • Chigona, W., Kabanda,S. and Mbhele, F. (2008). Investigating the Impact of Internet in Eliminating Social Exclusion: The Case of South Africa, PICMET08 Conference. [ISBN 1-890843-18-0]
  • Chigona, W., Kamkwenda, G., & Manjoo, S. (2008) The Uses and Gratifications of Mobile Internet among the South African Students, PICMET08 Conference. [ISBN 1-890843-18-0]
  • Chigona, W. & Pollock, M. (2008). Pair Programming for Information Systems Students New to Programming: Students Experiences and Teachers Challenges, PICMET08 Conference [ISBN 1-890843-18-0]
  • Cloete, E. (2008) The Evolution of an e-Commerce Course in the IS Department of the University of Cape Town. Proceedings of the 10th Annual Conference on World Wide Web Applications, www2008, University of Cape Town. 3-5 September 2008, Cape Town, South Africa [978-0-620-42642-8]
  • Dakela, S.M. and Seymour, L.F. (2008). Web analytics: framework proposal. Proceedings of the 10thAnnual Conference on World Wide Web Applications, www2008, University of Cape Town . 3-5 September 2008, Cape Town, South Africa [978-0-620-42642-8]
  • Glenister A. & Van Belle J.P. (2008) User retention in virtual communities: a South African study.Proceedings of the 10th Annual Conference on World Wide Web Applications, www2008, University of Cape Town . 3-5 September 2008, Cape Town, South Africa [978-0-620-42642-8][Download]
  • Hart, M.L. (2008). Do Online Behaviour and Attitudes to Web Personalization Vary by Age Group? In Proceedings of the SAICSIT Annual Conference. Edited by R. Botha and C. Cilliers, Wilderness, South Africa, 6-8 October 2008.  ACM International Conference Proceedings Series
  • Hart, M.L. (2008). Online Purchasing and Web Personalization: Do Attitudes Vary by Gender or Language? In Conference Proceedings of Cultural Attitudes Towards Technology and Communication (CaTaC08) Conference. Edited by C. Ess and F. Sudweeks, Nimes, France, 24-27 June 2008, pp 153-167 and ISBN 978-0-86905-947-8
  •   Hooper ACS, Johnston KA (2008), Establishing Business integrity through website statements an exploration of South African banking websites, Proceedings of the 10th Annual Conference on World Wide Web Applications, www2008, University of Cape Town . 3-5 September 2008, Cape Town, South Africa [978-0-620-42642-8]
  • Kabanda S.K and Iyilade J. (2008). SMME: Who do you trust for Information Technology purchases? The case of KwaZulu Natal Empangeni. , Proceedings of the 10th Annual Conference on World Wide Web Applications, www2008, University of Cape Town . 3-5 September 2008, Cape Town, South Africa [978-0-620-42642-8]
  • Kyobe, M.E. (2008) Evaluating Information Security within SMEs Engaged in E-commerce in South Africa.31st Institute for Small Business & Entrepreneurship Conference, Belfast, N. Ireland, 5th-7thNovember, 2008. (Peer reviewed)
  • Kyobe, M.E. (2008) Electronic abuse in Web 2.0 based social networks: Responsibilities for students, educational institutions and on-line intermediaries in South Africa. . Proceedings of the 10th Annual Conference on World Wide Web Applications, www2008, University of Cape Town . 3-5 September 2008, Cape Town, South Africa [978-0-620-42642-8]
  • James, S. & Van Belle, J.P. (2008) Ensuring the Long-term Success of OSS Migration: A South African Exploratory Study, 6th Conference on Information Science Technology and Management (CISTM), New Delhi, India, 8-1 to 8-15. ISBN 978-1-935160-02-1. [Download]
  • Johnston KA, Adams A, Davids E, Kabanda S, (2008), How SMEs in Western Cape of South Africa use ICT, PICMET08 Conference [ISBN 1-890843-18-0]
  • Johnston KA, Benvenuti S, (2008), News you can use, InSite Conference, Varna, Bulgaria  
  • Ngambi, D. & Brown, I. (2008). Investigating student use of an online anonymous questioning environment in a large class, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on e-Learning (ICEL 2008) , Cape Town, 26-27 Jun 2008, 331-336.
  • Njenga, K. & Brown, I. (2008). Collective improvisation: complementing information security frameworks with self-policing, Proceedings of the 7th Annual Information Security South Africa Conference (ISSA 2008) , Johannesburg, 7-9 Jul 2008.
  • Matavire, R. and Brown, I. (2008). Investigating the use of Grounded Theory in IS research,Proceedings of the SAICSIT 2008 Conference, Wilderness, South Africa, 7-9 Oct, pp. 139-147.
  • Mpazanje, F., Brown, I. & Sewchurran, K. (2008). Investigating the impact of PMBOK tools, techniques and complementary factors on IS project success, Proceedings of the 2nd European Conference on Information Management and Evaluation (ECIME 2008), London, 11-12 Sep, 315-324 [ISBN 978-1-906638-13-9].
  • Mpazanje, F., Chigona, W., & Roode, D. (2008). Weblogging: a promising form of mass-to-mass communication ? , Proceedings of the 10th Annual Conference on World Wide Web Applications, www2008, University of Cape Town . 3-5 September 2008, Cape Town, South Africa [978-0-620-42642-8]
  • Muganda, N., Bankole, F. & Brown, I. (2008). Internet diffusion in Nigeria: Is the giant of Africa waking up? , Proceedings of the 10th Annual Conference on World Wide Web Applications, www2008, University of Cape Town . 3-5 September 2008, Cape Town, South Africa [978-0-620-42642-8]
  • Ochara, N. M. & Van Belle J.P. (2008) Adoption Processes of E-Government: The Case of Local Councils in Kenya. 10th International Business Information Management Conference (IBIMA), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. [ISBN 0-9753393-9-7]
  • Ochara, N., Sewchurran, K., Ndlovu, M., & Pillay, A. (2008) Assessing the Application of the Knowledge Management Success Paradigm in South Africa,Proceedings of the 10th International Business Information Management Conference (IBIMA), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. [ISBN 0-9753393-9-7]
  • Scott, E.C. & Sewchurran, K. (2008). Reflection-in-action: Using Experience to Reconstruct Meaning in a Learning Environment. International Conference on Information Technology in Education (CITE2008), December 12-14, Wuhan, China.
  • Scott, E.C., Sewchurran, K. & van der Merwe, N. (2008). Windows to the Real World A Comparison of IS Project Management Student Learning; 2nd European Conference on Information Management and Evaluation, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. September 2008: 393- 402. [ISBN 978-1-906638-13-9]
  • Sethate, T., Cloete, E. (2008) The Evolution of an e-Commerce Course in the IS Department of the University of Cape Town. Proceedings of the 10th Annual Conference on World Wide Web Applications, www2008, University of Cape Town. 3-5 September 2008, Cape Town, South Africa [978-0-620-42642-8]
  • Sewchurran, K., & Barron, M. (2008). An investigation into successfully managing and sustaining the project-sponsor project-manager relationship using sofy systems methodology. Project Management Institutes Research Conference, Warsaw, Poland, 13-16th July
  • Seymour, L., Allen,G., and Duma, N. (2008). The Impact of Student Diversity on Student Portal Usage. In Proceedings Cultural Attitudes towards Technology and Communication (CATAC) 2008, pp 484-498. ISBN 978-0-86905-948-7. Edited by F. Sudweeks, H Hrachovec and C. Ess
  • Seymour, L.F., Lambert-Porter, E. and Willuweit, L. (2008). Towards An RFID Adoption Framework: A Container Supply Chain Analysis . IFIP 20th World Computer Congress (WCC 2008), Milan, 7-10 Sept.
  • Smith, D.C., Bruyns, M. and Evans, S. (2008). The Influence of Optimism and Stress on IT Project Success, PMSA International Conference, Gallagher Estate, Midrand, 26-29 May.
  • Smith, D.C. and Dombo, H. (2008). Benefits Realization Management in Information Technology ProjectsPICMET08 Conference [ISBN 1-890843-18-0].
  • Smith, D.C. and Crossland, M. (2008). Realizing the Value of Business Intelligence, 20th World Computer Congress (WCC 2008), Milan, 7-10 September 2008.
  • Tanner, M. (2008). A comparative study of 3 web-based self-training tools for computer literacy courses,Proceedings of the 10th Annual Conference on World Wide Web Applications, www2008, University of Cape Town . 3-5 September 2008, Cape Town, South Africa [978-0-620-42642-8]
  • Van der Byl, K & Van Belle J.P. (2008). Factors Influencing South African Attitudes toward Digital Piracy.10th International Business Information Management Conference (IBIMA), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.[ISBN 0-9753393-9-7]

Masters Degree (By Research)

  • Ramburn, A. (2008). Understanding Use and Adoption of Mobile Data Services in Two African Countries,Masters Degree in Information Systems, Supervised by JP Van Belle
  • Tanner, M. (2008). Culture and Communication in Global Software Development, Masters Degree in Information Systems, 1-251, Supervised by K.Sewchurran
  • Uys, W. (2008) Vitalistic Information Systems in the South African Public Health Systems: A Transactional Analysis Perspective, Masters Degree in Information Systems, Supervised by Prof D. Roode
  • Vosloo, S. (2008). A Habermasian-based Critical Discourse Analysis of the ICT Strategies of the Centre for e-Innovation Provincial Government at the Western Cape, Masters Degree in Information Systems, Supervised by Dr W.Chigona, Prof. I. Brown

Invitations

  • Invited by Premier of Free State to present paper at Free State Society for Public Administration and Governance in 2008