GITMA WORLD CONFERENCE 2018

Track Information

Global IT

Chair

Gaurav Bansal

Aim

Track description...Globalization has led to the integration of markets in the global economy, and has created increased interconnectedness between the national economies. And beyond doubt, IT has played an important role in wiring this networked world. This track welcomes IT related research addressing issues that surround global, international, and cross cultural issues.

Globalization has led to the integration of markets in the global economy, and has created increased interconnectedness between the national economies. And beyond doubt, IT has played an important role in wiring this networked world. This track welcomes IT related research addressing issues that surround global, international, and cross cultural issues.

The track is open to all methodological approaches and perspectives. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Topics


 

  • Cross-national comparisons of system development, adoption, use, and end-of-life

  • Development and management of global information systems

  • Global electronic commerce challenges

  • Transborder data flows

  • Legal and political issues in IS development

  • IT Infrastructure in nations

  • IT for rural development

  • IT in non-traditional industries, e.g. farming and small business

  • IT for socio-economic development of countries

  • Global digital divide

  • Global technology transfer

  • Impacts of country dimensions on IT

  • Cross-cultural social computing drivers and impacts

  • Issues in e-government (e.g., comparison of best practices across nations)

  • Cross-country issues in IT governance (e.g., IT governance in multinational corporations)

  • Cross-country issues in trust, security and privacy

  • Global issues in data management

  • Global issues in IT workforce management

  • SaaS challenges in nations

  • Global knowledge management

  • Management of globally distributed teams