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  • 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 software ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Pretorius, Philip D; Madisa, Victoira G; Kroeze, Jan H (2010)
    This paper addresses the problem of an unacceptably high rate of abandoned calls at a centralised service desk of a South African telecommunications company. It uses a queuing methodology to design a system that may ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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)
    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 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Van der Vyver, Charles; Jordaan, Dawid B (IBIMA, 2010)
    In recent years it has been widely recognized that water was managed with little regard to efficiency in its utilization and with no or very little effective pollution control. The amount of freshwater on earth will continue ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...

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