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  • Pretorius, Philip D; Madisa, Victoria G; Kroeze, Jan H (IBIMA, 2010)
    This paper researches and implements the best practices that lead to best performance in Information Technology service delivery. A customer quality defined standard is created by benchmarking the Information Technology ...
  • Kroeze, J C W; Jordaan, D B; Pretorius, P (IBIMA, 2010)
    Ever since it's introduction in 1980 the ray tracing algorithm has been a tricky puzzle. On the one hand it offers photo-realistic rendering superior to the more common rasterization algorithm, but on the other it's much ...
  • Kroeze, J C W; Jordaan, D B; Pretorius, P (IBIMA, 2010)
    During the past thirty years, researchers have greatly sped up the naïve ray tracing algorithm. However, the methods used to measure and compare their diverse algorithms have remained ad-hoc. This makes it difficult to ...
  • Kroeze, J H (North-West University (Vaal Triangle Campus), 2009)
    Information Systems is regarded as an interdisciplinary science. Therefore, insights from the humanities are important for this discipline, although this is not always recognised or valued. One outstanding example is the ...
  • Groenewald, Madeleine E; Pretorius, Philip D (IBIMA, 2010)
    This paper proposes different investment strategies for portfolio selection based on decision-making under uncertainty, rather than the conventional Markowitz portfolio model. The results of perfect information and the ...
  • Mavetera, Nehemiah; Kroeze, Jan H (2010)
    This paper is a discussion on the practical issues faced by Information Systems (IS) professionals when they employ Grounded Theory Method (GTM) in Information Systems research. Various strands of GTM are in use, all of ...
  • Kroeze, Jan H; Bothma, T J D; Matthee, M C (2010)
    A language-oriented, multi-dimensional database of the linguistic charactersitics of the Hebrew text of the Old Testament can enable researchers to do ad hoc queries. XML is a suitable technology to transform free text ...
  • Du Plessis, D P; Kroeze, Jan H (IBIMA, 2010)
    South Africa is a developing country, which since 1994 has gone through a process of privatisation of some of its state departments. The Department of Posts and Telecommunications was one of those government departments. ...
  • Van Aardt, C; Goede, R; Taylor, E; Kroeze, Jan H; Pretorius, P D (IBIMA, 2010)
    What are the different learning style preferences of students at the Vaal University of Technology,and how is it possible to address all the learning styles simultaneously? Each individual has a distinctive preference ...
  • Mavetera, Nehemiah; Kroeze, Jan H (International Business Information Management Association (IBIMA), 2009)
    This paper is an analysis of the issues, problems and concerns facing practitioners in the fields of software and system development. The main task that faces practitioners in these fields is to choose an appropriate software ...
  • Terblanche, Juanita T; Kroeze, Jan H; Gilliland, Sonja (IBIMA, 2010)
    Research has been conducted both in the field of Human-Computer Interaction and in the field of design and creation. Very little research has been conducted in the area of tax registration systems. No research was carried ...
  • Mavetera, N; Kroeze, Jan H (2010)
    This paper presents an analysis of problems that are faced by software development practitioners. While communication, team management, coding and software documentation are some of the persistent problems, the first and ...
  • Nel, D F; Kroeze, Jan H; Lotriet, H (2010)
    The wholesale implementation of Information Technology (IT) has brought with it a host of unintended and unforeseen consequences. Through a literature review and an examination of both Postmodernism and IT, it is proposed ...
  • Kroeze, J H; Bothma, Theo J D; Matthee, Machdel C; Kruger, Ockert C; Kroeze, Jan C W (Department of Ancient Studies. University of Stellenbosch, 2009)
    Knowledge workers, including Biblical Hebrew computational linguists, should look into the possibilities offered by graphical visualisation techniques to allow explorative investigation of available linguistic data, since ...
  • Van Aardt, C; Goede, R; Taylor, E; Pretorius, P D; Kroeze, Jan H (IBIMA, 2010)
    Traditional learning and teaching methods are still an integral part of many academic institutions. Will the implementation of e-learning material as an additional resource to normal lectures have an effect on a student's ...
  • Kroeze, Jan H; Van den Heever, C M (Manie); Van Rooy, A J (Bertus) (Department of Ancient Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 2011)
    Many scholars have the perception that the King James Version (KJV) is a literal translation. However, it is not so easy to define the concept of "literal translation". The simplest definition may be to regard it as ...
  • Kirlidog, Melih; Aykol, Meric (2010)
    This article reports the findings of a longitudinal research about the maturity of software practices in Turkey. Two surveys were conducted in 2001 and 2008 in order to get the perceived maturity levels in SWEBOK’s ...
  • Kroeze, Jan H (IBIMA, 2010)
    The paper explores the nature of the relationship between the study fields of Information Systems and the humanities. Although literature on Humanities Computing states in principle that there is a bidirectional, beneficial ...
  • Mavetera, Nehemiah; Kroeze, Jan H (2010)
    The software development process has been curtailed by the lack of a methodology that can capture and maintain the softer, humanist characteristics of organizational systems into the software product. This is attributed ...
  • Kroeze, Jan H (ACM Press, 2010)
    This paper investigates the move from philosophical ontology to information systems ontologies. Ontology has traditionally been (and still is) a philosophical discipline that studies the nature of existence. In a certain ...

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