IS6600 - Global IS and KM Applications in Organisations

Prof. Robert Davison, Dept of Information Systems, Email:

Tel: 3442-7534 Office: P7726 Home page.

Classes are on Wednesday evenings (1900-2150) in AC2-5606




PPT Slides (Sessions)

Activities/Case Materials/Readings

Syllabus Coursework Past Exam Questions

1: Jan 15

Introduction, Culture, The Socially-Networked Manager

Seminar 1

McKinsey on Web 2.0 Business & Web 2.0 Interactive Should Your Next Job be CIO? IBM's Global CIO Study Apple's Future, 24 Years Ago Alibaba Buys US Companies Era of Ubiquitous Computing is Here How Social Technologies are Extending the Organization Connected but Alone Gartner’s Predictions How YouTube Video Go Viral

2: Jan 22

Web-Based Applications and Cases

Seminar 2

BuyYoYo; SoleRebels; Advanced Book Exchange A Dashboard for Online Pricing Jeff Bezos Owns the Web CrowdSourcing for Wildlife Tracking Capitalising on the Smart(er) Consumer KaoLiBerry China #1 for Online Shopping The Death of Facebook NFC Mobile Payments HSBC Mobile Payments Virtual Shopping Future: Kinect

3: Jan 29

Global ERP Cases

Seminar 3

What is ERP? ERP in Singapore Nestle's ERP Odyssey Implementation and Optimisation of ERP Systems Evolution of the Networked Enterprise ERP in the Cloud Failed NHS System Biggest Ever

4: Feb 12

Global IT Offshoring & Outsourcing

Seminar 4

VedicSoft Case IT Outsourcing: What Can Safely Go Offshore? CIO on Outsourcing Buying Right the First Time Next Shoring for Proximity & Innovation Infosys gets $100M Contract from TNT Novartis

5: Feb 19

Social Networking @ Work: Global and China Perspectives

Seminar 5

Social Networking @ Work News Story Infomous SmartPhone Addiction Connected but Alone

6: Feb 26

Knowledge & Its Management in Organizations

Seminar 6

Bob's Story KM for Corporate Espionage 1, 2 Siemens ShareNet 15 Tips

7: Mar 5

Knowledge and Culture

Seminar 7

Knowledge-Nurture MindTree Cognitive Edge Discovery & Capture of Knowledge Establishing a Culture for Knowledge Sharing Corporate Knowledge Networks Begin to Bear Fruit

8: Mar 12

Information, Knowledge & Strategy

Seminar 8

BSC Template BSC - DSS Article Social Media and Strategic Insights Business Strategy & Technology Alignment MTR’s Business Focused IT

9: Mar 19

How Could we Manage People and Knowledge Better?

Seminar 9

Interactive or Interruptive? IM @ Work IM & Interruption IM for Collaboration Wikis: Tools for Conversational KM Microblog Marketing in China Social Business Solutions Strategic Knowledge Mapping at Boeing How Schools Kill Creativity

10: Mar 26

Big Data & Surveillance

Seminar 10

How to Protect Yourself Dataveillance & Big Data The Snowden Archive ThoughtWorks Technology Radar: A Case for Small Data

11: Apr 2

Green IT

Seminar 11

ICT Sustainability Leading a Sustainable Enterprise Harnessing Green IT: Principles & Practices Toxic eWaste Dumping eWaste in Ghana

12: Apr 9

Project Presentations

13: Apr 16


Reflections on Knowledge - Expert Copiers, Genuine Investors or Just Infinitely Stupid?

Exam Date - To Be Confirmed, but between May 5-19