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  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    A Sustained QoS Solution by Contention Adaptation in IEEE 802.11e Wireless LANs

    The most significant issue in 802.11 contention based networks is to prevent collisions and to ensure connection quality. Researchers have shown an increased interest in collision aware back-off algorithms. However, collision aware back-off algorithms are still failed to ensure strict priority for the high priority traffic. Especially in the heavy...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Specific Modeling of the Business Processes

    The paper describes a specific problem - the process of damage claim processing in insurance companies that is reported for earlier underwritten risk. During the analysis of this problem the model has been created that can be used in similar cases for the transfer of knowledge and facts from the...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Software Defined Adaptive Codec for Cognitive Radio

    Recently, cognitive radio has been proposed as a promising technology to improve spectrum utilization. A highly flexible SDR (Software Defined Radio) system needs to configure each of its blocks to give optimum performance over the available bandwidth. Present paper discusses an approach for software defined adaptive coder yielding minimum BER...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    Live Replication of Virtual Machines

    Replication has been identified as a useful mechanism in Virtual Machine (VM) management. Replication allows the network administrators to face some daily troubles like system faults, load balancing and scheduled/unscheduled maintenances. A desirable characteristic during this process is zero downtime, the replication process should cause a minimal service interruption if...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    A Competency-based System for Supporting Corporate Information Systems Planning

    The purpose of this paper is to address a framework to suggest a set of to be enablers for planning strategic information systems. One feature of the framework is the incorporation of measuring incomplete preferences in IT and process competency of experts. This paper presents a competency-based decision support system...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    A Decision Support System for Strategic Information Systems Planning

    In this paper, the authors present a competency-based decision support system for supporting corporate Strategic Information Systems Planning (SISP), which is based on a prescriptive group decision making method showing how to aggregate experts' incomplete preference judgments. The system is suggested on the competency leverage concept for selecting technical or...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Human Resource Management and the Performance of Selected Small and Medium Manufacturing Enterprises

    Despite many studies on human resource management can be found in the literature, until recently, studies on the moderating effects of this factor on the relationship between innovation and firm performance are hardly existent. In filling the literature gap, this study attempts to address the questions of how HRM practices...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    New Business Model of T-DMB Enabled Education in Universitas Islam Sultan Agung Semarang

    The digital convergence between telecommunication and broadcasting is an emerging sector that drives a new business concept. Terrestrial-Digital Multimedia Broadcasting (T-DMB) is one of the convergence technology that potential to overcome the educational shortages by delivering the educational contents efficiently, effectively, widely and potential to expand the educational opportunities to...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2011

    Supply Chain Organization and Management in French SMEs: An Exploratory Study

    This paper attempts to investigate the specific requirements and success factors for a successful implementation of a supply chain logic in SMEs that experience the transition from a startup to a growth stage. The study adopts an exploratory approach, by comparing two distinct groups of French SMEs, characterized by their...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    A Study on Information Security Management System Model for Small and Medium Enterprises

    To address current difficulties of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) that are reluctant to invest in information security due to cost, this paper intends to provide an information security management system that will allow SMEs to adopt efficient security measures. Information protection across the enterprise to organize activities such as...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Financial Information Presented Under IFRS for SMEs in Romania

    In this paper, the authors reviewed some problems related to IFRS for SMEs such as: the necessity of a standard destined exclusively to small entities, main users of financial information published by listed and unlisted entities, informational needs of main financial information users and the measure in which IASB took...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    Corporate Risk Management in SMEs

    Risks as part of human (corporate) activities have their roots in the uncertainty of future events and result in possible negative differences in the attainment of company goals. With the increasing complexity of the business environment (e.g. globalization) and dominance of uncertainty (e.g. crises), the knowledge of their own success-critical...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Optimal Investment Strategies for SMEs in the Aftermath of the Global Crisis

    This paper is to provide a quantitative framework for developing investment strategies for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) under crisis conditions. SMEs from emerging economies have experienced critical situations in 2009, a year that brought about multiple shocks for businesses. It has become essential to observe a set of basic...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    Benchmarking as a Tool for Company Performance Management and Measurement: Evidence From Individual Firms and Clusters

    This paper concerns BenchMarking (BM) and its use as a tool for performance measurement and management of firms. Benchmarking belongs to the most widespread performance measurement systems that aim to bolster competitiveness of undertakings. This paper puts forward an analysis of application of competitive benchmarking among individual firms as well...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    Auditor's Insight on Prudence Principle Application in Czech SMEs

    The paper deals with the creating of provisions, impairment and depreciation of fixed assets in SMEs from the auditor's perspective. Prudence principle belongs to traditionally generally accepted accounting principles and is closely linked with another accounting principle - going concern in the foreseeable future. Both of these accounting principles, based...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Six Sigma: A Literature Review Analysis

    Six Sigma (SS) methodology is nowadays one of the most used approaches in the Quality Management field since its benefits coming from the improvement of the process outputs quality by identifying and removing the causes of defects and variability in manufacturing and business processes. Thus, literature on the SS topic...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    Czech Accounting Board's Interpretations of Selected Accounting Issues: Some Source of e-Methodology for SMEs

    Sector of SMEs plays a crucial role in national economies; it is a driving force of business, of growth, innovations and competitiveness. It plays a decisive role in job creation and, in general, is a factor of social stability and economic development. On the other hand, SMEs have often difficulties...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2008

    Predicting the Success of B2B E-Commerce in Small and Medium Enterprises: Based on Consistent Fuzzy Preference Relation

    This paper establishes an analytical hierarchy framework to help SMEs predicting implementation success as well as identifying the actions necessary before implementing B2B e-commerce to increase e-commerce initiative feasibility. The consistent fuzzy preference relation is used to improve decision making consistency and effectiveness. A case study involving six influences solicited...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2006

    An Open Distance Learning e-System to Support SMEs e-Enterprising

    SMEs have gradually recognised the positive impact that ICTs and their applications can have on their business. Most SMEs according to EURO watch, particularly those which have fewer than ten employees, today have computer infrastructures and access to Internet. Many types of business software can improve information and knowledge management...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    Trends in Small and Business - Sized Enterprises Management

    The most common form of economic organization in the world is the small and medium-sized enterprises, those being the main generator of jobs, providing new opportunities for women, immigrants and minorities and contributing to continued research and development. SMEs are found in a wide range of business activities, ranging from...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Human Resources Development From Small and Medium Enterprises Within the Knowledge-Based Economy

    SMEs play an essential role in economic life, having special features that make adaptation process to the knowledge-based economy easier. In a knowledge-based economy context, SMEs have significant impact over the economic growth of the Romanian economy. As education and human resource development tend to become future economy privilege in...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Aspects Regarding the Design and Development of Innovative Products for Risk Management

    Financial innovation represents a complex process of creation/invention and dissemination/diffusion of new instruments, technologies, institutions, and markets. The main functions that innovations perform are: moving funds, the pooling of funds, managing risk, extracting information to support decision-making, addressing moral hazard and asymmetric information problems, active support in sales and services...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2006

    A Model for the Growth of Mexican SMEs Based on the Education of Their Human Capital

    The current situation of most Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Mexico does not allow them to perform activities that will lead them to shift from commercial to Technological Based Enterprises (TBEs). This, among other factors is due to the education level of their Human Capital. On the other...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    A Partnering Approach to Extending the Business Base Through Cooperation With Competitors (coopetition) - Is It an Option for SMEs?

    Partnering both opens up and blurs the boundaries between organizations, and even expands them. Firms ought to shape their cooperation with other entities in accordance with their changing needs. A particular group of such entities is competitors. The question therefore arises whether partnering in relations with competitors (co-opetition) is suitable...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Knowledge Management Strategy for Small and Medium Enterprises

    The paper focuses on the importance of knowledge management in the knowledge-driven economy, and its role for SMEs. It stresses the need of linking knowledge management strategy with the corporate strategy in order to gain maximum benefits. The success factors for knowledge management implementation are considered as well. A special...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2007

    A Fuzzy Decision Making Model for Determining Company Profile in Allocation of Public Funding for Industrial Development Projects

    In this paper, a model for classifying companies according to size measures is presented along with an application to Chilean industry. Current variables, such as Yearly Net Sales, Number of Workers, and Total Assets, as well as current classification sets, namely Micro-enterprise, Small and Medium sized - Enterprise (SME), and...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Developing a CRM Platform: A Bulgarian Case

    With the advances in technology and the globalization of markets, the need for preservation and management of knowledge about clients, their needs and requirements is increasingly becoming a key to the successful development of a company. Various Customers Relationships Management (CRM) solutions are available on the market, however not always...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    Cyber Security in a Cloud With Insight on the Slovenian Situation

    As current trends show, more and more enterprises, public administrations and home users are using cloudbased infrastructure. Thus, new challenges arise, with many questions. How is it possible to perform forensics in a new environment without having physical access to a system? Is it enough to involve local authorities where...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Performance Testing of Cloud Storage While Using Spatial Data

    Cloud computing changes the way users access the ICT systems, which means resources (computers, infrastructures, data storage and applications) and the way of managing and delivering computing technologies, services and solutions. This paper deals with the meaning of the cloud computing technologies in nowadays GIS and their role in the...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2008

    Successful Joint Venture Strategies Based on Data Mining

    This paper is to propose types of joint ventures that can increase the competitiveness of a company in the marketplace. The authors examine the characteristics of individual venture enterprises based on technology. They considered sixteen Technology Evaluation Attributes (TEA) in order to categorize companies into four groups. Next, they used...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    A New Vision of Management Control Based on Profit Centers and the Impact on SMEs Performance

    The complexity of economic activities, in conditions of competition imposed by the market economy leads to the increase in the role of economic and financial information in decision-making process. The quality of information depends on the quality of current decisions, decisions made on long term and the results expected by...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2006

    Multi Service System for Collaborative Learning in Enterprise Networks

    The paper addresses a new system for collaborative vocational training of employees within industrial networks. The system should enable the industrial companies' employees, especially in SMEs, to collaborate time and cost-effectively on different training issues. The system includes a collaborative platform built following the Collaborative Reference Architecture for advanced service...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    Advantages to Use a Management Consulting and Financial Consulting by Small Enterprises, in a Competitive Tourism Market

    Contemporary economy has another rythm of development of Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs), which compete successfully in many fields. It is noted favorable conditions of technological, economic, social and psychological phenomenon of SME, who was supported by laws and political decisions. Tourism is an area that offers many opportunities...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Business Intelligence Effective Sollutions of Management

    Business Intelligence (BI) is the most popular concept in today's Decision Support Technologies. BI offer sophisticated information analysis and information discovery technologies (Data Warehouse, OLAP, Data Mining) that are designed to handle and process the complex business information associated with today's business environment. Only a revolutionary Business Intelligence solution, like...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Knowledge Level of Professional Accountants in Financial Reporting Measurement

    This paper provides an analysis focusing on knowledge of professional accountants in the area of accounting measurement and perceptions in relation to a series of transformation processes taking place at national and international level. The employed research methodology relies on implementing a questionnaire survey. Paper documents relatively good knowledge of...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    Firm as a Bundle of Core Competencies: A Valuation Approach Using the Dresdner Reference Model

    Strategy analysis together with financial planning account for the inevitable parts of any income based equity valuation analysis. By using generic discounted cash flow models, an analyst has to cope with identifying the principal factors driving and sustaining the firm's competitiveness. By knowing and staying focused on their core competencies...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    OptimalSQM: Optimal Software Quality Management Repository Is a Software Testing Center of Excellence

    A Software companies are often challenged with providing QA and testing of their software in an effective and efficient manner. In this paper, the authors will present their OptimalSQM Framework solution based on their Business Intelligent Simulation Architecture (BISA) design with integrated Software expert tools (Profit eXpert, Planer eXpert, Risk...

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    The Design and Adoption of Quality and Cost Control System in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise: A Case Study in Taiwan

    This paper is to construct a quality control system and salary management system for Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (SMEs) in Taiwan. The enterprise in this case is an established Hotel Amenities Products manufacturer. It needs to build an information system to incorporate inter-enterprise transitions so that transaction data can be...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    CBR Based Problem Diagnostics Application as a Decision Support System in the Cultural Heritage Objects Restoration

    In the field of Construction Industry (CI), identification of the appropriate activities for the built objects restoration, particularly cultural heritage objects depends highly on the previous experience of the involved workers and companies which is mainly transferred from one to the next generation in the form of tacit knowledge. The...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Audit Specifics for SME Businesses in Czech Republic

    Small and medium sized enterprises represent the most important group within national economies. Paper deals with the auditing issues in this companies from the Czech Republic firstly introducing the accounting and auditing legislature in the country. The crucial part of this paper is focused on the inaccuracies found during the...

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