IS6600 - Global IS and KM Applications in Organisations

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

Tel: 3442-7534 Office: AC3-6247 Home page.

Classes are on Wednesday evenings (1900-2150) in AC1-P4701




Activities/Case Materials/Readings: Syllabus Coursework Past Exam Questions

1: Jan 17



IBM's CIO Leadership Exchange The Dark Side: Facial & Emotional Recognition App Inflation Engineering

2: Jan 24

Global E-Commerce & Digital Enablement


BuyYoYo; SoleRebels; Advanced Book Exchange Amazon: Love & Hate How YouTube Videos Go Viral Virtual Shopping Future: Kinect The Internet of Things Liquid Computing Challenges for E-Commerce in Sub-Saharan Africa An Incumbent’s Guide to Digital Disruption Maersk Expects $300 Million Loss Due to Cyberattack The Case for Digital Reinvention Digital Reinvention Legacy vs Digital Workplace Surveillance Web Net-Neutrality The Army of Phantom Reviewers Better than Cash Satya Nadella on Innovation, Disruption and Organisational Change Death by Amazon

3: Jan 31

Social Media In and Around the Enterprise


Social Networking @ Work News Story Infomous Connected but Alone Shadow IT in the Workplace Era of Ubiquitous Computing is Here WeChat’s World WeChat South Africa

4: Feb 7

Knowledge Management


Bob's Story 15 Knowledge Tips Discovery & Capture of Knowledge MindTree Cognitive Edge Establishing a Culture for Knowledge Sharing

5: Feb 14

Strategic Knowledge Mapping


Business Technology Value Scorecard Exospect: SRM Company Strategic Resource Maps

6: Feb 28

Global ERP Cases: Integration and Planning for the Extended Enterprise


What is ERP? Nestle's ERP Odyssey How to Optimize Your ERP System Evolution of the Networked Enterprise ERP in Singapore Failed NHS System Biggest Ever SaaS Landscape Report Cloud ERP 1 Cloud ERP 2 ERP Mistakes ERP Disasters

7: Mar 7

Global IT & BP Outsourcing & Offshoring


VedicSoft Case IT Outsourcing: What Can Safely Go Offshore? IBM Seals $1.25B outsourcing deal with Lufthansa Outsourcing for Small Businesses Software Outsourcing Trends in 2015 Impact Sourcing 1 Impact Sourcing 2

8: Mar 14

Global Information Systems for Work: Designing Systems


Blank Worksheet CAIS 12, 23, 366-395 3 more diagrams Work Systems Basics

9: Mar 21

The CIO / CKO and Strategic Planning


BSC Template BSC - DSS Article The Power of Information Business Intelligence & Analytics: Magic Quadrant Shadow IT in the Workplace Security Essentials for CIOs Transformation with a Capital T The Right CDO for Your Company’s Future Policy in the Data Age Learning from Google’s Digital Culture Strategic Principles for Competing in the Digital Age How Airbus is Navigating a Digital Transformation The New Class of Digital Leaders IT Anatomy of an IT Strategic Plan in the Era of Digital Disruption How CDOs Promote the Digital Transformation of their Companies

10: Mar 28

Green IT & CSR


Tom Worthington's "Green Technology Strategies" Leading a Sustainable Enterprise Harnessing Green IT: Principles & Practices Climate Change Contributions The Green CIO HK EcoPark eWaste Reduction in HK Recycling in HK

11: Apr 11

Big Data, Intelligence & Surveillance, and Security


How to Protect Yourself Dataveillance & Big Data What is Big Data? The Snowden Archive Nationality in the Cloud: Can Microsoft Protect Its Overseas Data? [1], [2] Tempora XKeyscore Dataveillance ResourcesFacebook is a Surveillance Company

12: Apr 18

Coursework Presentations

13: Apr 25


Exam Date: May 15th 1830-2030 AC2-4307