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  • 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 ...
  • Windell, Anneke C.; Kroeze, Jan H. (Hempstead, NY : International Business Information Management Association (IBIMA), 2009)
    The main focus of this paper is to determine the impact of disruptive technology in the ICT environment and how new technologies can be managed in a secured architecture framework of organisations in the banking sector. ...
  • Modimogale, Lloyd; Kroeze, Jan H (2009)
    This paper discusses the role of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) within the Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) sector in South Africa. It looks at the current state of affairs regarding the use of ICT by ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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; 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 ...
  • 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 knowledge ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Rossouw, R F; Coetzer, R L J; Pretorius, P D (2010)
    Overall availability of a chemical process is of critical importance in industry. In this paper we evaluate the process design factors that influence the availability of a new chemical production facility by performing ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Averweg, Udo Richard; Kroeze, Jan Hendrik (ACM Press, 2010)
    Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) practitioners are often located in the social sciences branch of Information Systems (IS). Practitioner research comprises of research that practitioners undertake with a ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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, 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 ...
  • Smit, Danie; Kroeze, Jan H; Kirlidog, Melih (2010)
    Successfully implementing ICT projects is a significant challenge for ICT managers. This paper addresses this problem by adding insights regarding critical success factors of B2B portals in the automotive industry to 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 ...

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