SPECIAL ISSUE 1/2016: OPEN AND VISUAL ACCESS TO INFORMATION
Dimitris Gouscos, Department of Communication and Media Studies, University of Athens
Thomas J. Lampoltshammer, Department for E-Governance and Administration, Danube University Krems
Michael Leitner, Department of Geography and Anthropology, Louisiana State University
In our current era, data-driven approaches influence all aspects of daily life. The fast and effective handling of these data is a crucial point of keeping our society working. Yet, the sheer amount of data being produced even at this very moment is often to big to be interpreted and understood in a correct and timely fashion. It is this complexity and criticality that renders the usability and accessibility of data and the inherent information even more important.
In this context, the special issue on Open and Visual Access to Information of the JeDEM Journal for eDemocracy invites submissions dedicated, but not limited to, the following topics: (more…)
Special Issue Objective:
the proposed special issue seeks to present novel solutions to challenging technological and organizational resource management issues. This special issue will share related practical experiences to benefit readers, and will provide clear evidence that Big Data Analytics is playing an ever-increasing important and critical role in technological and organizational resource management (strategically, tactically and operationally). Therefore, we would seek to invite scholars and practitioners to look at the ways and means to co-create and capture business value from Big Data e.g. in terms of new business opportunities, improved performance, and competitive advantage. The results will in turn reveal the implications of Big Data on technological and organizational resource management practices and strategies.
The topics to be discussed in this special issue include but are not limited to the following:
Big Data analytics-enabled business process innovationBig Data to identify and manage Organizational Resource ManagementPublic Sector Big Data ChallengesBig data evidence driven decision makingEvaluating the impact of Big Data Analytics on the decision-making processes in information technological resource managementEvaluating facilitators and inhibitors of Big Data Analytics adoptionIn-depth and longitudinal case studies on Big Data initiatives for enhancing technological and organizational resource managementOrganizational challenges related to Big Data AnalyticsBig Data approaches applied to improve cognitive performance and reduce the dark side of technologyApplication of Big Data Analytics for global developmentSecurity and privacy issues in Big Data AnalyticsSocial Media, Cloud Computing and Big Data Analytics