• Managing IT implementation in virtual enterprises 

      Munkvold, Bjørn E. (Conference object; Peer reviewed, 1996)
      The paper presents a framework of factors influencing information technology (IT) implementation in virtual enterprises. The framework is based on previous research on IT implementation, and field studies conducted in ...
    • Building Brand Relationships Online: A Comparison of Two Interactive Applications 

      Thorbjørnsen, Helge; Supphellen, Magne; Nysveen, Herbjørn; Pedersen, Per Egil (Journal article, 2002)
      Due to its potential for interactive communication, the Internet is considered a promising tool for relationship marketing. In this study, two of the most common applications for interactive communication - personalized ...
    • On the evolution of e-Government: The user imperative 

      Flak, Leif Skiftenes; Moe, Carl Erik; Sæbø, Øystein (Lecture Notes in Computer Science;2739, Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2003)
      This paper focuses the need for more research on user involvement and the investigation of stakeholders in e-Government initiatives. An investigation of existing work revealed a lack of research on those topics. As ...
    • The support for different democracy models by the use of a web-based discussionboard 

      Sæbø, Øystein; Nilsen, Hallgeir (Lecture Notes in Computer Science;3183, Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2004)
      Different initiatives are initiated to utilize ICT to maintain and develop democracy. Democracy models are developed to explain differences between different democracies. This paper reports from a case study where a web-based ...
    • Enterprise content management: An integrated perspective on information management 

      Päivärinta, Tero; Munkvold, Bjørn E. (Conference object; Peer reviewed, 2005)
      Enterprise Content Management (ECM) is an emerging concept involving numerous software vendors, consultants, and information management practitioners around increasing market potential. However, there exist yet few academic ...
    • Democracy Squared: Designing On-Line Political Communities to Accommodate Conflicting Interests 

      Rose, Jeremy; Sæbø, Øystein (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2005)
      On-line political communities, such as the Norwegian site Demokratitorget (Democracy Square), are often designed according to a set of un-reflected assumptions about the political interests of their potential members. In ...
    • Experiences from global e-collaboration: Contextual influences on technology adoption and use 

      Munkvold, Bjørn E. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2005)
      The article presents a cross-case comparison of experiences from organizational adoption and use of e-collaboration technologies in two large global companies. Challenges in the global implementation process were found ...
    • Intentions to use mobile services: Antecedents and cross-service comparisons 

      Nysveen, Herbjørn; Thorbjørnsen, Helge; Pedersen, Per Egil (Journal article, 2005)
      This article develops and tests a model to explain consumers' intention to use mobile services. Through triangulating theories from the diverse fields of information systems research, uses and gratification research, and ...
    • Local E-Government in Norway 

      Flak, Leif Skiftenes; Olsen, Dag H.; Wolcott, Peter (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2005)
    • Models of E-Democracy 

      Päivärinta, Tero; Sæbø, Øystein (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2006)
      Several theories of E-Democracy have been presented, and implementations of and experiments in E-Democracy emerged. However, existing literature on the subject appears rather non-comprehensive, lacking an integrated basis, ...
    • Stakeholders, contradictions and salience: An empirical study of a Norwegian G2G effort 

      Flak, Leif Skiftenes; Nordheim, Stig (Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences;39, Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2006)
      Previous studies indicate that the expected effects of e-Government are slower to realize than initially expected. Several authors argue that e-Government involves particularly complex settings, consisting of a variety of ...
    • The wheel of collaboration tools: a typology for analysis within a holistic framework 

      Weiseth, Per Einar; Munkvold, Bjørn E.; Tvedte, Bjørn; Larsen, Sjur (Conference object; Peer reviewed, 2006)
      We present a holistic framework for analyzing and specifying collaboration solutions, developed by an oil and gas company in response to practical needs in supporting integrated collaboration and information management. A ...
    • Towards a cumulative tradition in e-Government Research: Going beyond the Gs and Cs 

      Flak, Leif Skiftenes; Sein, Maung K.; Sæbø, Øystein (Lecture Notes in Computer Science;4656, Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2007)
      The emerging research area of e-Government is gradually moving towards a level of maturity on the back of increasingly rigorous empirical research. Yet, there has been little theoretical progress and a cumulative tradition ...
    • Issues of adopting benefits management practices of IT investments in municipalities: A Delphi study in Norway 

      Päivärinta, Tero; Dertz, Willy; Flak, Leif Skiftenes (Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences;40, Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2007)
      The concept of benefits management highlights explicit practices to facilitate benefits realization from information technology (IT) investments, in addition to plain project management focusing on information systems (IS) ...
    • Organizational assimilation of collaborative information technologies: global comparisons 

      Bawja, Deepinder S.; Lewis, L. Floyd; Pervan, Graham; Lai, Vincent; Munkvold, Bjørn E.; Schwabe, Gerhard (Conference object; Peer reviewed, 2007)
      This paper reports on a global initiative to investigate the assimilation of collaborative information technologies (CITs) in task-oriented collaboration. The two classes of CITs explored include conferencing and groupware ...
    • A Cross-Regional Exploration of Barriers to the Adoption and Use of Electronic Meeting Systems 

      Lewis, L.; Bajwa, Deepinder S.; Pervan, Graham; King, Vincent Lai Siu; Munkvold, Bjørn E. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2007)
      Electronic Meeting Systems (EMS) are intended to support group collaboration in completing tasks. While there have been many case studies and laboratory experiments on how EMS can support group tasks, large scale macro ...
    • The significance of member validation in qualitative analysis: experiences from a longitudinal case study 

      Munkvold, Bjørn E.; Bygstad, Bendik (Conference object; Peer reviewed, 2007)
      This article explores the concept of member validation and its potential role in the process of constructing case descriptions and interpretations in qualitative research. Although generally approved as a required step ...
    • Process and technology challenges in swift-starting virtual teams 

      Munkvold, Bjørn E.; Zigurs, Ilze (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2007)
      Virtual teams often face tight schedules and a need to start quickly and perform instantly. The goal of our study was to enhance understanding of the challenges faced by such teams. We used time–interaction–performance ...
    • An exploratory approach for benefits management in e-government: Insights from 48 Norwegian government funded projects 

      Flak, Leif Skiftenes; Eikebrokk, Tom Roar; Dertz, Willy (Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences;41, Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2008)
      Efforts to improve governance and government functions through the use of information technology continue to draw considerable parts of the budgets of government agencies. To meet public and political demands for increased ...
    • The Genre System Lens on E-Democracy 

      Päivärinta, Tero; Sæbø, Øystein (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2008)
      E-Democracy aims at enhancing citizen involvement in societal communication and decision making. However, the very ideals of democracy vary while reports of e-democracy in use have often left them undiscussed. Moreover, ...