Project management is an interdisciplinary subject area, which has traditionally been taught as a postgraduate course. This usually implies that classes comprise learners from a multitude of disciplines, all with varying degrees of experience. The mindset of these individuals is often diverse, which in some ways simulates the problems that project managers face in practice where conflict of opinion is commonplace. This article explores whether the Internet is an effective learning tool to integrate horizontally with relevant disciplines to meet project objectives.
Technology transfer is the process of utilizing technology, expertise, know-how or facilities for a purpose not originally intended by the developing organization. Technology transfer therefore implies that a technology developed for one sector is used in a totally different area. This article is a discussion of how the Web has been applied already to support or enhance the transfer of technology from one organization (that has been involved in developing a particular technology) to another (that might be interested in the results of applying that specific technology).
The growing importance of international trade for a country requires a better understanding of how companies go about to find important information to make successful decisions. The purpose of this article is to examine how firms gather information to deal with market opportunities outside their own country.
Information services are typically created to further the operational objectives of a parent organization. The continued existence of corporate information services is seen to be subject to management perceptions of value of its services. This article is a report on an experiment to determine whether cost recovery and potential generation of profit are appropriate measures of the value of corporate information services in a law firm.