Doina Fotache

Doina Fotache
Universitatea Alexandru Ioan Cuza | UAIC · Department of Economics, Quantitative Analysis and Information Systems

PhD

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Companies use social business intelligence (SBI) to identify and collect strategically significant information from a wide range of publicly available data sources, such as social media (SM). This study is an SBI-driven analysis of a company operating in the insurance sector. It underlines the contribution of SBI technology to sustainable profitabi...
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Nowadays, companies in Romania and abroad compete intensely for attracting employees, but the demand in Romania for qualified information technology (IT) personnel exceeds the supply. Previous studies have also reported that the IT market is quite “choosy”. The World IT Project contributes to a better understanding of perceptions of Romanian IT wor...
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Any brand’s presence on social networks has a significant impact on emotional reactions of its users to different types of posts on social media (SM). If a company understands the preferred types of posts (photo or video) of its customers, based on their reactions, it could make use of these preferences in designing its future communication strateg...
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Modern Business Information Systems: Extended ERP components and their integration is a sequel to the first volume entitled Modern Business Information Systems: the Enterprise Resource Planning and its Functions, also published with Lambert. In this volume, authors extended the analysis of ERP systems with other interesting aspects as well as with...
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Within social networks, the emotional status of customers of an important brand has a significant impact on their social behavior depending on the type of watched posts (photos or videos). This study examines how social media technology usage and customer- centric management systems should contribute to a firm-level capability of social customer re...
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Organizations are sociocultural constructions that arise due to a multidimensional process of modelling during which they create and perfect their own method used for learning about and harmonizing the business sector in which they activate. Linking the individual-organizational behavior with the technocentric management system constitutes the main...
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As the title states, this book approaches the subject of ERP systems, presented in their multiple facets. It is addressed to students, professionals, and other practitioners interested in discovering or widening their horizon in the field of Business Information Systems in general and ERP in particular. The book has two volumes and this is Volume 1...
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The book approaches the subject of ERP systems, presented in their multiple facets. It is addressed to students, professionals, and other practitioners interested in discovering or widening their horizon in the field of Business Information Systems in general and ERP in particular. The book has two volumes and this is Volume 1. The subjects present...
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The studies published in 2015 analyzing the need for human resource in Iasi IT market (the most representative market for the North-East of Romania) conclude that the demand for specialists exceeds by far the number of graduates from faculties which train IT specialists. Nationwide, within the FEBA2, the employment rate for the students that comple...
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The studies published in 2015 analyzing the need for human resource in Iasi IT market (the most representative market for the North-East of Romania) conclude that the demand for specialists exceeds by far the number of graduates from faculties which train IT specialists. Nationwide, within the FEBA , the employment rate for the students that comple...
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Profesionistul contabil și știința contabilității îndeplinesc de mult timp un rol principal în procesul de gestiune a întreprinderii. Pe de o parte, profesionistul contabil prin activitatea sa, legitimează rentabilitatea, bonitatea şi profitabilitatea întreprinderii, iar pe de altă parte evaluează gradul de încredere în partenerii de afaceri ai ace...
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The accounting and accounting profession fulfill, for a long time, the key role in the management of the company. On one side, the accountant professional through his activity, legitimizes the rate of return, creditworthiness and profitability of the company and, on the other side, assesses the degree of trust in its business partners. In the proce...
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The starting point of this research essay is a critical review of two methods to conduct a quantitative analysis of information systems security risks: 1) Management of Risk: Guidance for Practitioners and 2) a cost model based on annual loss expectancy. We are focusing on these methods with a perspective that highlights the limits of both empirici...
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The aim of our article is to provide arguments for a poly-contextual and dynamic approach to information security risk culture. We consider the correlation of memes as DNA (DeoxyriboNucleic Acid) of the mind with knowledge and the organizational context. Our approach is interpretivist, reflective and dialectic (Cecez-Kecmanovic, 2011). It seeks to...
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Volumul de faţă prezintă, la nivelul anului 2014, impactul pe care Tehnologiile Informaţionale şi de Comunicaţii (TIC) îl au asupra lumii afacerilor şi a lumii, în ansamblu. Destinată în principal studenţilor de la facultăţile de economie şi administrarea afacerilor, dar şi tuturor celor interesaţi de sporirea şi actualizarea cunoştinţelor din zona...
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The term Enterprise Resource Planning has been in use for almost 25 years if the Gartner paternity is taking as its starting point. In these 25 years the concept has created a lot of excitement, and controversy as well. Practitioners of all kind develop their ideas about ERP, while academia researchers elaborate their own definitions and visions. T...
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The aim of our article is to provide arguments for a poly-contextual and dynamic approach to information security risk culture. We consider the correlation of memes as DNA (DeoxyriboNucleic Acid) of the mind with knowledge and the organizational context. Our approach is interpretivist, reflective and dialectic (Cecez-Kecmanovic, 2011). It seeks to...
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The starting point of this research essay is a critical review of two methods to conduct a quantitative analysis of information systems security risks: 1) Management of Risk: Guidance for Practitioners and 2) a cost model based on annual loss expectancy. We are focusing on these methods with a perspective that highlights the limits of both empirici...
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Prin structura acestei cărți ne-am dorit și conturarea unei culturi a domeniului, astfel încât cititorul să opereze cu ușurință cu nenumăratele sintagme, termeni de specialitate și prescurtări, dar să aibă și o bună cunoaștere a pieței internaționale și în mod special a celei din România. De aceea veți găsi numeroase exemple cu surse de pe internet...
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Nowadays, the IT industry is revolving around the build-out and adoption of a new platform, characterized by mobility, cloud-based application and service delivery, and value-generating overlays of social business and pervasive analytics. The paper explores the convergence of mobile, cloud, and social, as well as the effects for the enterprise and...
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The starting point of our article is the performance criteria required to be tenured as professor and to obtain habilitation in Romania and two articles written 11 years apart from each other: An IS Research Relevance Manifest [1] and Memorandum on design-oriented information systems research [2], respectively. We subscribe to the view expressed by...
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Through this work we aim to present the state of Enterprise Resource Planning systems in Romania. Also, we consider the regional economic context in which Romania is and we want to emphasize the particularities of this industry. Based on the key elements that identify them, we try to achieve a forecast on the development of integrated systems for R...
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An effective business strategy centers on a forceful and efficient use of information technology; for this reason the ERP systems have emerged as the core of successful information management and the backbone of the enterprise information system. A valuable ERP system modernizes business processes and improves overall effectiveness, while offering...
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The Over the last two decades, investment made in the new information technologies (NTI) has made profound changes in the life of business organizations, that go beyond the significant differences in the degree of automatization of each organization separately. The current economical crisis and the global recession have affected the IT market as we...
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This article is not intended to be an exhaustive research, in the academic meaning of research but, as we state in the title as such, it is rather a topic of reflection that brings into focus the spiritual dimension associated with users of information technologies. This is why our statements do not have an absolute character and they cannot always...
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The evolution and development of “enterprise class” systems expect software to enable new business processes, cross-enterprise collaboration, and information discovery that was previously impossible or impractical with offline or legacy enterprise applications. Current trends are that businesses need to change rapidly to take advantage of emerging...
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Over the last 2-3 decades, investments in the new information technology (NIT) have left a deep impression on the life of organisations, that goes beyond ample differences in each organisation’s degree of automatisation. Furthermore, although the generalisation of NIT investment has not produced, on short and medium term, the expected effects on fi...
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This paper emerges from research by (Alter, S. et al., 2004), (Dillard, K. et al., 2004), (Landoll, D.J., 2006) and (Soliman, K., 2006), and it draws on real-world examples so as to underline some limits of quantitative risk assessment. The paper is a case study and emphasized that theoretical formulas used in information security risk assessments...
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Mobile ERP is not per se something new or even special. It is an issue growing to become more and more important and enabling mobility due to the technological revolution and more so due to the mobile users. Mobility is about how businesses can provide a better infrastructure through mobile applications and services. While ERP was an important step...
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The tone of our paper oscillates between pessimism and optimism as, although we will attempt to outline the necessity for this field of activity, we will not omit the sad state of technological growth/development in the Romanian businesses, all within the context of an accelerated/rapid technological development/growth worldwide. The added value of...
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Small and Medium-Size Enterprises represent the spinal cord of most European Union countries' economies. In Romania, the SME "Cinderella" has been increasingly attracting the attention of SMEs specialists and agencies because, after Romania has joined the EU, this sector needs consolidation so as to add value to the national economy. The new inform...
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Over the last 2-3 decades, investments in the new information technology (NIT) have left a deep impression on the life of organisations, that goes beyond ample differences in each organisation’s degree of automatisation. Furthermore, although the generalisation of NIT investment has not produced, on short and medium term, the expected effects on fi...
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Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) increasingly consider information as an important resource. The challenge consists in using all the integration techniques of the day - whether they are information, data, application systems or even business-process integration - to build an Information Technology platform that can meet the demands of real...
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Small and medium-sized enterprises, besides science and technology, may be a decisive factor in transforming a national economy. SME are not only a new social pattern, but they won a well-defined position, especially due to their adaptation possibilities, the large number of jobs provided, the flexibility in technology and management, and the abili...
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In the 21st century, intelligence tends to extend over inanimate creations of people. We speak about intelligent vacuum cleaners, intelligent machines, intelligent houses, intelligent business. Psychologists define intelligence as an aptitude to understand the relations that exist between the elements of a situation and to adapt in such a way as to...
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The business environment of the new millennium is responsive, dynamic, and competitive and is in a constant state of customer-centres change. It has been argued that effective Information Technology/Information System (IT/IS) project implementation requires a clear business vision, which clarifies the organization's direction, the goals, and the bu...
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The enterprise applications have more and more importance in the present conditions of globalization and economic competition. Many companies understand the importance of integration to tie together their systems and the systems of their customers, partners and suppliers. Application integration is really a combination of problems: strategic, organ...
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It is inevitable that as enterprises grow or change to meet market demands and competitiv situations, new business requirements drive the expansion of IT resources in the computing environment. Successful business growth depends heavily on the ability to update, integrate, customize and deploy applications rapidly and provide fast, reliable, intera...
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Supply Chain Management is a distinctive product, with a tremendous impact on the software applications market. SCM applications are back-end solutions intended to link suppliers, manufacturers, distributors and resellers in a production and distribution network, which allows the enterprise to track and consolidate the flows of materials and data t...
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Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) is gaining widespread acceptance throughout the US, Europe, South America and Asia Pacific as the top executives of leading multinationals turn to outsourcing as a strategic management tool for improving corporate performance, profitability and shareholder value. BPO started to emerge a few years ago as follow-on...
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The tone of out paper oscillates between pessimism and optimism as, although we will attempt to outline the necessity for this field of activity, we will not omit the sad state of technological development in the Romanian businesses, all within the context of an accelerated technological growth worldwide. The added value of this paper consists in t...
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Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME) increasingly consider information as an important resource. The challenge consists in using all the integration techniques of the day - whether they are information, data, application systems or even business-process integration - to build an Information Technology platform that can meet the demands of real-...
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The tone of out paper oscillates between pessimism and optimism as, although we will attempt to outline the necessity for this field of activity, we will not omit the sad state of technological development in the Romanian businesses, all within the context of an accelerated technological growth worldwide. The added value of this paper consists in t...
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Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME) increasingly consider information as an important resource. The challenge consists in using all the integration techniques of the day – whether they are information, data, application systems or even business-process integration – to build an Information Technology platform that can meet the demands of real-...
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Romanian enterprises are considering information more and more as an important resource. The challenge consists in using all the integration techniques of the day - whether it's information, data, application, systems or even business-process integration - to build an IT platform that can meet the demands of real-time. In the last few years, new fu...
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In a world of information and people mobility, Lotus suite provided by IBM is able to provide benefits for its users. The portal solution is a collection of technologies that work together to aggregate selected information into a central location and reflects the vision about the way in which enterprises can evolve to the next Knowledge age. Compan...
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Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) reprezintă sisteme bazate pe arhitectura client/server dezvoltate pentru prelucrarea tranzacţiilor şi facilitarea integrării tuturor proceselor, din faza planificării proceselor, dezvoltării producţiei, până la relaţiile cu furnizorii, clienţii sau alţi parteneri de afaceri. ERP este considerată expresia cea mai f...
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Profeții societății informaționale vorbesc de comunicare, colaborare, cooperare, conexiuni, echipe și noi tehnologii informaționale. Pentru noi (specialiștii din domeniul informațional), toate acestea înseamnă informatica de grup ilustrată prin sintagma groupware sau, mai nou, groupweb (termenul nu este încă consacrat în literatura de specialitate)...

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This project's intent is to focus on how AI can serve the business domain by adjusting the AI's application for solving business problems.
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The World IT Project is designed to examine important issues confronting IT employees, both staff and management, in many countries of the world. The proposed project requires survey data collection from different countries, representing different cultures, levels of economic growth, societal and religious beliefs, and political systems. More than forty countries from all parts of the globe will be targeted for this research. In terms of scope, the project is akin to Hofstede’s research on culture and the GLOBE project.
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To develop skills in using various modules such as Manufacturing, Warehouse management, Financial and improving the skills on using modules HR, Aquision, Sales and marketing. Want to join?