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Towards Defining IT Skills Portfolio for E-Business

Towards Defining IT Skills Portfolio for E-Business
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Author(s): Susy S. Chan (DePaul University, USA)and Abdulrahman A. Mirza (DePaul University, USA)
Copyright: 2003
Pages: 3
Source title: Information Technology & Organizations: Trends, Issues, Challenges & Solutions
Source Editor(s): Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-066-0.ch018
ISBN13: 9781616921248
EISBN13: 9781466665330


When companies move from an e-commerce to an e-business enterprise, the technology–driven transformation generates new demand of IT workers. This paper examines several factors pertinent to e-business transformation, in terms of changes in architecture, enterprise applications, application development environment, organization change process, and tools and techniques. A framework is proposed to guide the identification of specific IT skill sets essential to e-business transformation. Further research will be conducted to evaluate the applicability of the framework for identifying IT skills.

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