Enterprise Information Systems in 21st Century have been the central focus of researchers and practitioners worldwide for almost last two decades. This book presents a well-integrated collection of 61 research papers which brings together the collective wisdom from prominent IT and management scholars and practitioners in analyzing Enterprise Information Systems in 21st Century. All the contributions in this book have a practical slant, showing how technology has been or can be innovatively applied to a wide spectrum of domains and tasks for the economic growth of the country.
The book is divided into seven sections that reveal the main concepts examined in the book.
Section I throws light on aspects related to Information Systems Analysis and its specification, e.g. Enterprise Information Systems in 21st Century; Information Management; Software Development Lifecycle; Software Maintainability and Reliability; Software Metrics; Mobile Information Systems and Case Study-Version Control.
Section II provides an insight into Intelligent Systems, in which the different .chapters discuss in detail about the Artificial Intelligence; Intelligent Systems; Fuzzy Approach; Intrusion Detection System and Augmented Reality with various applications.
Section III of the book deals with how technology can be used for e-learning in education. This section deals with issues like use of multimedia in e-learning; e-learning in India; platform for teaching large classrooms and academic enterprise establishment.
Section IV provides details of one of the very important aspect of today's scenario, i.e. Databases Integration which includes techniques of Data Mining; Data Warehousing; Empirical Study of Data Warehouse Development and Case 4 Study-Life Insurance Sector.
Section V deals with very important aspect of today's Internet Computing scenario wherein it discusses issues about Intelligent Software Agents; Transmission Protocol; Online Banking and e-Commerce and various applications in India.
Section VI talk about one of the revolutionary innovations of this age-Security and Privacy. As the new technology comes to use the issue of security has to be addressed. This section also puts forward different security measures for Mobile Systems; Secure Communication; Distributed Service and Wi-Fi Deployment.
Section VII deals with the application of technology to different sectors of the society like Business Process Reengineering; Customer Relationship Management; Information Security; Enterprise Resource Planning; ICT in Indian SMEs and Rural Development; Case Study-Cement Industry.
The strength of this book lies in the comprehensiveness of the treatment of this topic as no other single source contains as many different research papers. The resulting synthesis of experience and concepts will be of significant value not only to executives and managers, attempting to implement Enterprise Information Systems in 21st Century within their own firms, but also to the academicians and researchers working on this emerging field.