Further reading and useful weblinks
Here you will find useful pointers to further sources to expand your knowledge of the subject. These include references to important books and textual resources as well as relevant websites and news articles that emphasise the contemporary relevance of business information.
- Further Reading (PDF ~ 133 KB)
BIS in the News
BBC NEWS ONLINE News article: Voters frustrations at polling problems
BBC NEWS ONLINE News article: Identity cards scheme will be axed 'within 100 days'
BBC NEWS ONLINE ARTICLE: Amazon Kindle Fire to enter tablet market
NEW YORK TIMES ARTICLE: Knight Capital Says Trading Glitch Cost It $440 Million
New patient chart to save 6,000 lives a year in the UK
DVD rental firm Blockbuster goes into administration after struggling against online competitors
Music and DVD retail chain HMV appoint administrators
Human rights organisation that monitors censorship of the Internet.
Dynamic systems development method: an agile development method.
Business 2.0 magazine. General business magazine that has regular features on business models appropriate to the 'New Economy'.
Cisco company web-site.
A commercial web-site offering technology news.
A Business Researcher's Interests is a searchable listing of links to online resources related to contemporary business and Management and Information Technology issues. It provides links to hundreds of full-text articles, case studies and tools, as well as other Internet resources. Topics covered include Business Process Reengineering, Knowledge Management, Organizational Learning, Complex Systems & Chaos, Intranets, Virtual Corporations, Outsourcing, Electronic Markets & Electronic Commerce.
Dell company web-site.
International journal of electronic business. Bi-monthly refereed journal dealing with working and potential e-business models and applications as well as emerging issues of interest to professionals and academics.
An on-line magazine covering business technology.
A site with articles on many aspects of ICT such as programming languages, ERP systems and DBMS.
A commercial web-site covering the latest ICTs.
BBC news item on Tesco
International journal of electronic commerce. Refereed quarterly journal devoted to the understanding and practice of eCommerce.
The Guardian newspapers' online newspaper section on the newspaper business
Tesco webpage of the loyalty card charter
Tesco's green web-site
eBusiness and eCommerce
eBay company web-site.
Easyjet company web-site.
Napster company web-site.
A general site with some accessible explanations of some key information technologies.
ICT: Database system
Official web-site of the open source DBMS MySQL
The Internet Society (ISOC) is a non-profit organisation founded in 1992 to provide leadership in Internet related standards, education, and policy.
World wide web consortium
Main page for XML activity on the World wide web consortium web-site.
Official web-site of of the open source DBMS MySQL
Official site of the Linux operating system
Manages the open source trademark and promotes open source development.
SAP company web-site.
The Association for Computing Machinery is both a professional body and a venue for academic discussions on any issues relating to computing in the large.
The Association of Information Systems: an organisation promoting the Information Systems field internationally.
An international site maintaining various academic resources on the information systems field.
The UK Academy for Information Systems: an organisation promoting the Information Systems field in the UK.
Informatics Industry Consumers
IKEA company web-site.
Tesco company web-site.
- Informatics Industry Producers
EDS company web-site.
SAP company web-site.
Microsoft company web-site.
Site containing information on the Information Technology Infrastructure Library.
Computing magazine - has regular articles on aspects of e-business.
The Institute for the Management of Information Systems is a professional body specialising in the management of IS.
Although called the Institute of Electrical Engineers, this institution does cover one of the reference disciplines for organisational informatics - software engineering.
The British Computer Society - professional body for information systems engineering in the UK.
Informatics: Service: Outsourcing
EDS company web-site.
Business motivation modelling; Business process modelling
Official Prince2 site: describes in overview the project management method.
Dell's customer community site.
Facebook social networking site.
Flickr social networking site. A photo sharing application.
MySpace social networking site.
Friendster social networking site.
YouTube social networking site.