Browsing by Author "Van der Merwe, Alta"

Browsing by Author "Van der Merwe, Alta"

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  • Laurenzi, Emanuele; Hinkelmann, Knut; Van der Merwe, Alta (Springer, 2018-10)
    Enterprise knowledge is currently subject to ever-changing, complex and domain-specific modeling requirements. Assimilating these requirements in modeling languages brings the benefits associated to both domain-specific ...
  • Gerber, Marthinus Cornelius; Gerber, Aurona Jacoba; Van der Merwe, Alta (Department of Economics, University of Pretoria, 2014)
    The interpretation of financial data obtained from the accounting process for reporting purposes is regulated by financial accounting standards (FAS). The history and mechanisms used for the development of ʻThe Conceptual ...
  • Pillay, Komla; Van der Merwe, Alta (South African Institute of Computer Scientists and Information Technologists, 2021-12-19)
    The quest to develop a Big Data Driven Decision Making framework to support the incorporation of big data analytics into the decision-making process resulted in the development of a decision making model. The study was ...
  • Marufu, M.A. (Masiya); Van der Merwe, Alta (Springer, 2019)
    The challenges of healthcare delivery in Africa are well documented. Advances in technology present an opportunity to address some of these challenges in a cost-effective manner. Notwithstanding these advances, many ...
  • Mapingire, Kudzai; Smuts, Hanlie; Van der Merwe, Alta (Springer, 2022)
    Most organisations have begun to take the phenomenon of digital transformation very seriously and in response, they have adopted a digital transformation strategy (DTS) to guide them on the journey to being digitally ...
  • Schee genannt Halfmann, Sebastian; Evangelatos, Nikolaos; Kweyu, Emmanuel; De Villiers, Carina; Steinhausen, Kirsten; Van der Merwe, Alta; Brand, Angela (Karger, 2019-08)
    The purpose of the study was to gain new insights into innovation systems by comparing state-of-the-art of existing approaches of innovation creation and innovation management in healthcare and ICT. It is unique, in that ...
  • Smuts, Hanlie; Winter, Robert; Gerber, Aurona Jacoba; Van der Merwe, Alta (Springer, 2022-05)
    The Design Science Research (DSR) paradigm is highly relevant to the Information Systems (IS) discipline because DSR aims to improve the state of practice and contribute design knowledge through the systematic construction ...
  • Gerber, Aurona Jacoba; Le Roux, Pierre; Van der Merwe, Alta (MDPI, 2020-10-15)
    Understanding and explaining small- and medium-sized enterprise (SME) growth is important for sustainability from multiple perspectives. Research indicates that SMEs comprise more than 80% of most economies, and their ...
  • Lapalme, James; Gerber, Aurona Jacoba; Van der Merwe, Alta; Zachman, John; De Vries, Marne; Hinkelmann, Knut (Elsevier, 2016-06)
    Today, and for the foreseeable future, organizations will face ever-increasing levels of complexity and uncertainty. Many believe that enterprise architecture (EA) will help organizations address such difficult terrain ...
  • Jansen, Jacques; Van der Merwe, Alta (Springer, 2020-04)
    The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is a new concept that has the potential to add value to any industrial organisation that wants to embark on the implementation thereof. Due to this newness of IoT in industrial ...
  • Van der Merwe, Alta; Gerber, Aurona Jacoba; Smuts, Hanlie (Springer, 2020)
    Information Systems (IS) as a discipline is still young and is continuously involved in building its own research knowledge base. Design Science Research (DSR) in IS is a research strategy for design that has emerged in ...
  • Swanepoel, Adri; Van der Merwe, Alta; Van Loggerenberg, J.J. (Johannes Josephus) (Inderscience, 2020)
    Organisations deploy information systems (IS) with the exclusive intention to pursue their business objectives. Executive managers assign ownership of IS to business leaders, expecting them to leverage the IS towards ...
  • Thomas, Anitta; Gerber, Aurona Jacoba; Van der Merwe, Alta (Springer, 2016-07)
    The Web Ontology Language OWL is a prominent ontology language for specifying ontologies. Although OWL ontologies are well-used for representing and reasoning about knowledge in various domains, they are sparsely studied ...
  • Van der Merwe, Alta; Gerber, Aurona Jacoba; Smuts, Hanlie (Springer, 2017-11)
    Design science research (DSR) is well-known in different domains, including information systems (IS), for the construction of artefacts. One of the most challenging aspects of IS postgraduate studies (with DSR) is determining ...
  • Hinkelmann, Knut; Karagiannis, Dimitris; Thoenssen, Barbara; Woitsch, Robert; Gerber, Aurona Jacoba; Van der Merwe, Alta (Elsevier, 2016-06)
    The paper deals with Next Generation Enterprise Information Systems in the context of Enterprise Engineering. The continuous alignment of business and IT in a rapidly changing environment is a grand challenge for today’s ...
  • Thomas, Anitta; Gerber, Aurona Jacoba; Van der Merwe, Alta (Springer, 2018-05)
    Diagrams are widely used in our day to day communication. A knowledge of the spatial patterns used in diagrams is essential to read and understand them. In the context of diagrams, spatial patterns mean accepted spatial ...
  • Bork, Dominik; Gerber, Aurona Jacoba; Miron, Elena-Teodora; Van Deventer, Jacobus Philippus; Van der Merwe, Alta; Karagiannis, Dimitris; Eybers, Sunet; Sumereder, Anna (Springer, 2018)
    The role of information systems (IS) evolved from supporting basic business functions to complex integrated enterprise platforms and ecosystems. As a result, enterprises increasingly adopt enterprise architecture (EA) as ...
  • Naidoo, Rennie; Van der Merwe, Alta; Gerber, Aurona Jacoba; Hevner, Alan (Computer Society of South Africa, 2015-07)
    Compared to positivist survey and interpretive case study research, design science research (DSR) is a relatively novel and unfamiliar research paradigm within the computing eld in South Africa. In light of recent interest ...
  • Trishan, Marimuthu; Van der Merwe, Alta; Gerber, Aurona Jacoba (Springer, 2022)
    Many organisations turn to enterprise architecture (EA) to assist with the alignment of business and information technology. While some of these organisations succeed in the development and implementation of EA, many of ...
  • Pretorius, Hendrik Willem; Van der Merwe, Alta (Springer, 2020-04)
    Corporate governance has been severely condemned, as a result of company failures around the world. Regulatory and legislative measure have been introduced in response to these failures. However, arguments by sceptics ...