Sustainability in information systems: requirements and emerging technologies

KORTE, M., LEE, K. and FUNG, C.C., 2012. Sustainability in information systems: requirements and emerging technologies. In: Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Innovation, Management and Technology Research (ICIMTR2012), Malacca, Malaysia, 21-22 May 2012. Los Alamitos, California: IEEE Computer Society, pp. 481-485. ISBN 9781467306553

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Abstract

Despite the ever increasing pervasion of Information Systems (IS) in business processes the industry lacks a focus on sustainability. While concepts of sustainability have been applied to many other areas, IS is yet to demonstrate a balanced economic, ecological and social focus. This paper discusses the issues of IS sustainability and the implications for strategic IS management. It analyses the major stakeholder businesses that the Information and Communications (ICT) industry deal with and identifies requirements for successful sustainable IS management. It also discusses current emerging technologies in the field of ICT and their potential for supporting sustainable IS management. Bringing these ideas together will extend the ongoing discussion of ICT's environmental impact by providing Chief Information Officers, IS and environmental managers and researchers alike with a conceptual foundation towards future sustainable information systems management.

Item Type: Chapter in book
Creators: Korte, M., Lee, K. and Fung, C.C.
Publisher: IEEE Computer Society
Place of Publication: Los Alamitos, California
Date: 2012
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NumberType
10.1109/ICIMTR.2012.6236443DOI
Divisions: Schools > School of Science and Technology
Depositing User: EPrints Services
Date Added: 09 Oct 2015 10:26
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2017 13:29
URI: http://irep.ntu.ac.uk/id/eprint/12875

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