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Australasian Conference on Information Systems
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ACIS 2006 Program


Day 1 – Wednesday 6th December

8:30 – 11:00

Registration (Foyer 1)

11:00 – 11:30

Welcome & Opening of conference (Hall A)

11:30 – 12:30

Keynote speaker – Prof. Joe Peppard (Hall A)

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch (Hall E)

13:30 – 15:00

Session 1.1 (Hall A)

“Stakeholder power in e-business adoption practice“[Roberts]

“Factors Influencing the Decisions of SMEs to Purchase Software Package Upgrades” [Cater-Steel]

“Understanding Involvement in Technology Adoption” [Mills]

Session 1.2 (Room 4)

"Aligning Organisational Requirements and Enterprise Systems Capabilities: A Longitudinal Case Study " [Raduescu]

“Adapting Soft Systems Methodology for Strategic Information Systems Planning: An Action Research Study in a Non-Profit Organisation in Australia” [Venable]

“The model of technology appropriation: A lens for understanding systems integration in a Defence context” [Fidock]

Session 1.3 (Room 5)

“The Importance of Ongoing ERP Training and Support” [Calvert]

“Touch it, feel it and experience it:: Developing professional IS skills using interview-style experiential simulations“ [Cybulski]

“Learning Observation – Introducing the Role of a Meta-Observer” [Bruno]

Session 1.4 (Room 10)

“Design as Research: Emergent Complex Activity“[ Hasan]

“Developing a Business Process Reference Model for the Screen Business – A Design Science Research Case Study“ [Seidel]

“Information Systems Design Science Research: A Critical Realist Perspective“ [Carlsson]

Session 1.5 (Room 11)

“Current Internet Use in Australia: A Closer Look at the Digital Divide” [Byrne]

 “The Contradictory Account of Success and Failure of a Strategic ISD” [Cecez-Kecmanovic]


15:00 – 15:30

Afternoon Tea (Foyer 1)

15:30 – 17:00

Session 2.1 (Hall A)



Special Presentation

“The Information Systems Discipline in Australian Universities”

Guy Gable (QUT)



Session 2.2 (Room 4)

“A Framework for the Adoption of Wireless Technology in Healthcare: An Indian Study” [Howard]

“A Web Services Architecture for Rich Content Mobile Learning Clients” [Parsons]

“Drawing From a Larger Canvas– a Gestalt Perspective on Location-Based Services[Kjeldskov]


Session 2.3 (Room 5)

“Australian ERP Benchmarking“ [Stein]

“Towards an abbreviated CobiT framework for use in an Australian state public sector” [Ridley]

“Adoption and Implementation of IT Governance: Cases from Australian Higher Education” [Chang]


Session 2.4 (Room 10)

“Passive Piracy: Why Pirates Are Not Necessarily Potential Buyers of Digital Products” [Lim]

“Social Factors Influencing the Information Security Maturity of Malaysian Public Service Organisation: An Empirical Analysis” [Dzazali]

“Password Composition Policy: Does Enforcement Lead to Better Password Choices?” [Campbell]

Session 2.5 (Room 11)

“Toward an Integrative Role for Intranets: An Interpretive Case Study of Intranet-based Dynamic Knowledge Integration in Socio-technical Networks” [Lichtenstein]

“The Application of Individual and Collective Rationality to e-Collaboration” [Nolan]

“Videoconferencing Offers More than Audio and Video - Making Creative Animation Artists Collaborate between Remote Offices” [Schremmer]


17:30 – 18:30

AAIS meeting (Room 5)

18:00 -

ACS Chairman’s Cocktail Party (The Cavern)


Day 2 – Thursday 7th December


Registration desk open (Foyer 1)

9:30 – 10:30

Keynote speaker – Mr Peter Grant

10:30 – 11:00

Morning Tea (Foyer 1)

11:00 – 12:30

Session 3.1 (Hall A)

ERP misfits: What is it and how do they come about?” [Pries-Heje]

“Developing the electronic service acceptance model from Internet securities trading system” [Rotchanakitumnai]


Session 3.2 (Room 4)



Session 3.3 (Room 5)

“Enhancing IT Architect capabilities: Experiences within a university subject” [Frampton]

“Improving Class Participation in IT Tutorials and Small Lectures” [Sixsmith]

“Paired Programming in a Clayton’s Capstone Project Course” [Clark]

Session 3.4 (Room 10)

“A Security Architecture for SCADA Networks” [Slay]

“Building Computer Virus Immune Response using a Bio-mimicry Framework: An innovative and theoretical discourse” [Martin]

“Outsourcing System Security: A Theoretical Perspective” [Wilde]

Session 3.5 (Room 11)

“A Data Quality Framework for Engineering Asset Management” {Lin]

“Workplace Privacy and Surveillance: A Matter of Distributive Justice” [Sandy]

“'Soft' enablers of knowledge management - a qualitative study” [Goh]

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch (Hall E)

13:30 – 15:00

Session 4.1 (Hall A)

“Improving Representational Analysis: An Example from the Enterprise Systems Interoperability Domain” [Indulska]

“Relationship between Information Systems and Organisational Learning -- Lessons from the Field” [Cecez-Kecmanovic]

“A Model for Assessing SISP Maturity Using the Analytic Network Process” [Pita]


Session 4.2 (Room 4)

“From genre-based ontologies to business information architecture descriptions” [Kilpelainen]

“Propagation of an initial model for evaluating operational enterprise systems” [Fulford]

Enterprise Architecture:  how does it work in the ABS?” [Lynch]

Session 4.3 (Room 5)

“Enabling the Transfer of Information Technology Support Knowledge to Enterprise Customers Using Web-based Self-service Systems:  Critical Success Factors from the Support Organisation Perspective” [Cooper]

“E-Learning and Task-Technology Fit: A Student and Instructor Comparison” [McGill]

“Can Seminar and Computer-Based Training Improve the Effectiveness of Electronic Mail Communication within the Workplace?” [Jackson]

Session 4.4 (Room 10)

“A Modified Technology Acceptance Model for Camera Mobile Phone Adoption: Development and validation” [Rouibah]

“e-Spective: pervasive computing presenting a new perspective of the city” [Kjeldskov]

“Values and M-Services Adoption” [McManus]

Session 4.5 (Room 11)

SNA as an Attractor in Emergent Networks of Research Groups” [Hasan]

“The labour of learning: a framework for understanding knowledge barriers in IT innovation” [Jones]

“Development of an IS Relevance Index” [Young]

15:00 – 15:30

Afternoon Tea (Foyer 1)

15:30 – 17:00

Session 5.1 (Hall A)

“Reshaping e-commerce in Thailand: An exploratory study of e-commerce adoption for business to business communication in the Thai tourism industry from a cultural fit perspective” [Vatanasakdakul]

“Adding Value to Software Requirements: An Empirical Study in the Chinese Software Industry” {Hu]

“Collaborating in a virtual team; the challenges of purpose, people and technology” [Stockdale]

Session 5.2 (Room 4)

“Business Process Management for SMEs: An Exploratory Study of Implementation Issues in the Western Australian Wine Industry” [Chong]

“Towards Understanding Strategic Alignment of Business Process Management” [de Bruin]

“Correlating Business Process and Organizational Models to Manage Change” [Koliadis]


Session 5.3 (Room 5)

"Usability in Requirements Engineering"  [Adikari]

“The S-Statistic: a measure of user satisfaction based on Herzberg’s theory of motivation” [Mullany]

“Procedure Model for the Analysis and Design of Reporting Systems - A Case Study in Conceptual Modelling” [Seidel]

Session 5.4 (Room 10)

“A Change Management Model for the Implementation and Upgrade of ERP Systems” [Calvert]

“Factors that influence Information Systems decisions and outcomes: A summary of key themes from four case studies” [Jamieson]

“Understanding and Assessing the Extent of Enjoyment of Web Experiences” [Lin]

Session 5.5 (Room 11)

“Understanding Sociability and Collective Knowledge Construction in Virtual Communities” [Letch]

“Victorian local government websites: tracking information provision and e-service maturity” [Shackleton]

“E-fulfilment Systems for Quality Healthcare Delivery: A New Construct for Visualising and Designing” [Joyce]

17:00 – 18:00

ACPHIS meeting (Room 5)

19:30 - late

Conference Dinner (Hall E)


Day 3 – Friday 8th December


Registration desk open (Foyer 1)

9:30 – 10:30

Session 6.1 (Hall A)

“Do We Need a General Classification Scheme for e-Business Models” [Lambert]

“Structural Equation Modelling of Large-scale Information System Application Development Productivity: the Hong Kong Experience”[Quaddus]

“Understanding Context-Awareness in Business Process Design” [Recker]

Session 6.2 (Room 4)

“Examining Factors Influencing IT Outsourcing Success in Malaysian Organizations” [Hussin]

“Evaluating and Realizing the B2BEC Benefits in EC-Related IT Investments” [Fulford]

“Evolution of Business Intelligence: Adoption and Use – An Australian Perspective” [Hawking]

Session 6.3 (Room 5)

Teaching Information Systems Projects: An Enhanced Product-Process Pattern and Supporting System” [McDonald]

“Integration of ITIL into the IS Curriculum” [Bentley]

“Attrition in Information Systems Courses: strategies from a new generation university” [Shackleton]

Session 6.4 (Room 10)

“Consumer Acceptance of Third Generation Value-added Mobile Services: A Survey of Hong Kong Consumer Perceptions” [Lichtenstein]

“Exploring the characteristics of mobile data service users in Australia” [Lee]

“Specifying System Requirements Using the 5S Method“ [Brown]

Session 6.5 (Room 11)

“Exploring creativity elements in requirements engineering” [Nguyen]

“The Impact of Information System and Technology (IST) Investment Announcements on the Market Value of Australian Companies: An Event Study” [Nagm]

“Social Software: For the People, By the People” [Lenarcic]

10:30 – 11:00

Morning Tea (Foyer 1)

11:00 – 12:30

Session 7.1 (Hall A)

“Y-Generation students fail with Google” [Genrich]

“Structure equation modeling approach in multiplatform e-learning system evaluation” [Goh]

“Cultural factors behind the growth of e-learning in Malaysia: Academic guanxi” [Barton]

Session 7.2 (Room 4)

“Transforming IT Service Management – the ITIL Impact” [Cater-Steel]

“Improving ICT Governance in Australian Companies” [Warren]

“A Case Study of an Outsourcing Decision Project in a Large Public Organization” [Carlsson]

Session 7.3 (Room 5)

“Is there a viable future for residential IP-Telephony users? Exploring providers’ and end-users’ perspectives” [Papazafeiropoulou]

“An Evaluation Framework for e-Government Services Based on Principles Laid Out in COBIT, the ISO 9000 Standard, and TAM” [Funilkul]

“The Information Security Standards Marketplace” [Baskerville]

Session 7.4 (Room 10)

“Problem Ontology of a Design Environment for Dairy Stakeholders to Build Target-Relevant Decision Support Tools for the Australian Dairy Industry”[Miah]

“The new regime for international electronic contracting” [Polanski]

“Successfully Turning Around a Failing E-procurement Project: Lessons from a UK Borough Council” [Parkes]

Session 7.5 (Room 11)

“The impact of mobile computing in the performance evaluation of Emergency Medical Services: An Australian case study” [Burley]

“Networkability in the Health Care Sector - Necessity, Measurement and Systematic Development as the Prerequisites for Increasing the Operational Efficiency of Administrative Processes” [Gericke]

“Governing the Implementation of a Complex Information Systems Network: - The Case of Finnish Electronic Prescription” [Salmivalli]

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch (Hall E)

13:30 – 14:30

Session 8.1 (Hall A)

“Major Issues in Business Process Management: An Australian Perspective” [Indulska]

“When to use what? – Selecting systems development method in a Bank” [Pries-Heje]

“Short and long-term impacts of software process improvement in small software firms” [Cater-Steel]

Session 8.2 (Room 4)

“Declining popularity increases declining diversity: extending the discourse of the discipline” [Lang]

 “Action Research in Practice: Balancing the Dual Imperatives” [de Salas]

“Implications of the Adoption of Certain Sets of Philosophical Presuppositions for Theorising ‘Quality of Conceptual Models’ “ [Wyssusek]

Session 8.3 (Room 5)

“Significant barriers to ICT adoption in the public sector in the Least Developed Countries (LDCs): A case study of Bangladesh” [Imran]

“Why ERP Systems Fail to Generate Intended Benefits in Developing-country Organisations” [Rajapakse]

“Successful Software Project and Products: An Empirical Investigation Comparing Australia and Sweden” [Berntsson-Svensson]

Session 8.4 (Room 10)

“Selection of an Open Source License: Aspects for consideration for Organisation in the choice of an Open Source License” [Skidmore]

“Document Variant Management - Facilitating Enterprise System Definition, Configuration, and Interoperability” [Janiesch]

“Supporting a Medication Management Model with Digital Documents” [Calabretto]

Session 8.5 (Room 11)

“A business model for collaborative commerce marketplace” [Seng]

 “Go*Team: A new approach to developing a knowledge sharing culture” [Warne]

14:30 – 15:30

Awards, presentations & conference close (Hall A)










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