Predrag Matkovic

Predrag Matkovic
University of Novi Sad · Department of Business Informatics and Quantitative Methods

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Digital transformation is performed through the integration of information technologies into all areas of abusiness. The changes are radical, comprehensive and as such, they affect workplaces as well. Many authors overemphasize the use of technologies and regard them as central to the digital workplace. On the other hand, the position of the author...
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There have been a significant number of publications about digital workplace transformation. This is due to technological developments in the last decades as well as the COVID-19 pandemic. However, there is no adequate overall definition of the term. This leads to misunderstandings and confused interpretation of the digital workplace, sometimes eve...
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Background: Digital transformation is by itself a fragmented area, due to different perspectives encountered in the literature. The research problem addressed in this paper is a general lack of consent on the content of digital transformation and the lack of a comprehensive framework for implementing digital transformation initiatives. Purpose: The...
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Motivated both by reports on devastating financial and reputation-related consequences of spreadsheet errors and the results of previous studies suggesting a significant lack of users’ awareness of spreadsheet risks, this paper provides insight into factors that influence users’ perception of risks associated with creating and using spreadsheets. T...
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Shadow IT coexists with mandated information systems. Developed and applied by non­IT domain experts, it is as a rule, but not exclusively, used for resolving non­routine issues, for which mandated IS does not have appropriate functions. Shadow IT solutions are not supported or controlled by IT departments. The aim of the paper is to show to which...
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Over the last two decades, the digital era and the fourth digital revolution have led to a rapid increase in the influence that digital technologies have on all aspects of life. Rapid development and diffusion of technological innovations altered the business environment, additionally accelerating the dynamics of market changes through permeating g...
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Over the past two decades, many universities have engaged and included the concept of sustainable development into their academic systems. Numerous declarations and charters have been signed and initiatives accepted, providing universities with guidelines or frameworks, and also showing their dedication to include the aspect of sustainability into...
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Universities’ responses to external stakeholder influences in the increasingly competitive globalizing world of higher education are reflected in frequent changes to their business models over the last years. University business models evolved through a series of transitions to the content, structure and governance of universities’ activities. Nume...
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Presenting a part of the results of a broader research into the use of spreadsheet programs in micro, small and medium sized enterprises on the territory of the Republic of Serbia, the article examines the differ-ences in the manner and purpose of use of spreadsheet programs by respondents of various levels of knowledge and experience through creat...
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This paper presents the results of a research which involved analysis of spreadsheets collected from 40 Serbian SMEs. Based on related research, the collected spreadsheets were analysed for presence of errors and assessed in terms of quality criteria, defined in line with the literature review. The final results are consistent with related research...
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This research provides useful insight into differences in the perception of significance and the degree of fulfillment of Critical Success Factors (CSFs) of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) adoption between private and public sector organizations. The survey was conducted on a sample of 77 Serbian organizations, with approximately equal represent...
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Over the last several years, university-industry collaboration (UIC) has become a topic of widespread interest, owing to the substantial innovation and economic growth it had produced. This is evidenced by a significant increase in the number of studies exploring this topic from different perspectives, presenting meaningful results and experiences...
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Danas su u teoriji prisutni brojni pristupi za upravljanje razvojem softverskih proizvoda. Mogu se razvrstati u tri grupe. Dve grupe predstavljaju dijametralno suprotstavljene principe u upravljanju razvojem softverskih proizvoda i mogu se podvesti pod:tradicionalne i agilne. Međutim teoretska istraživanja pokazuju sve veći značaj i primenu treće g...
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University is in a state of change in the process of digital transformation of higher education. Digitalization forces and enables universities to transform. However, digitalization requires mastering different fields of action: customer, value proposition, operations, data, organization and transformation management. With regard to the fact that t...
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Serbian higher education institutions have made many mistakes since the complete transformation of the higher education system that took place at the beginning of this century with the introduction of ECTS. One of the most significant issues, and also one of the most commonly quoted in analyses of the implemented education system as a primary cause...
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Digitalna transformacija poslovanja predstavlja intenzivan proces izgradnje potpuno nove organizacije, uz primenu digitalnih tehnologija. Značaj upotrebe digitalnih tehnologija u savremenim organizacijama je neosporiv, stoga su u radu prikazane ključne digitalne tehnologije i njihove implikacije na transformaciju poslovanja. S obzirom na to da je n...
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Digital transformation is the widest term used to describe an intensive approach to effective development of entirely new organizations, based on digital technologies, new tools, and best business practices business. The primary goal of digital transformation is to reduce the workload associated with administrative activities, enabling employees to...
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Mechanisms of agile processes, suited for cost reduction and timely reaction to dynamic market changes, have also been recognized as useful in the development of complex software solutions. Recent studies focused on expansion of agile processes point to a viable possibility for coexistence and integration of complementary elements of agile and trad...
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Architecture is the “backbone” of every software product, regardless of the development process used. However, its role, significance, and development strategies differ from one software development process to another. Traditional architecture development, based on a well-defined architectural process that involves the three following architectural...
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This paper presents the theoretical and methodological approach used in the development of a business informatics study programme at the Faculty of Economics in Subotica, University of Novi Sad, significantly innovated based on empiric elements. The aim of the research was to incorporate, through digital competencies, the global trend of digital tr...
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The idea of sustainability originates from ecologically oriented analysis of reality, but it ceased to be exclusively the idea of the environment and become a relevant topic for all spheres, including the education. Education is a sensitive field where emotional incompatibility, social statuses and different economic interests collide, producing di...
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The discipline of business process management has been gaining momentum since the early 2000s, and is nowadays implemented by numerous enterprises worldwide. As the concept of business process management developed over the years, numerous business process maturity models have emerged as well. Although there have been several initiatives aimed at de...
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Business informatics originated during 1970s as a technology-oriented course in business and became a recognized scientific discipline and an accepted field of research and study at the beginning of this century, generally categorized as applied science, formal science and engineering discipline. Business informatics aims to support business functi...
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The past decade is characterized by serious distinction between agile and traditional software development processes. Agile processes and their development concepts are increasingly represented in practice. They are also increasingly used in the development of highly complex projects, although they were initially intended for developing less comple...
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Architecture is the foundation of every software product, regardless of the process used for its development. Traditional architecture development based on three architectural phases ? architectural analysis, synthesis and evaluation is considered highly ceremonial, due to the great number of artifacts it produces. In agile development, architectur...
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University-industry collaboration (UIC) has been a popular research area for a number of years. This is evidenced by a significant increase in the number of studies exploring this topic from different perspectives. Prevailing research subjects included: organizational forms of UIC, motivations for UIC, factors that facilitate or inhibit implementat...
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Vocational Education and Training (VET) based on principles of dual education has become recognized by numerous national educational systems as one of most advantageous models of education. This model allows one part of education and training to be realized within educational institutions, while the other part is carried out within industry partner...
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Vocational Education and Training (VET) based on principles of dual education has become recognized by numerous national educational systems as one of most advantageous models of education. This model allows one part of education and training to be realized within educational institutions, while the other part is carried out within industry partner...
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Research results point to the great potentials of Wikis in the university teaching process, but also to problems arising in the course of their implementation. This article proposes a model for implementing a wiki within the course of Innovation Management, based on the experiences of some university wiki systems implemented earlier, and the result...
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Exploring influence of university-industry collaboration on higher education reform This paper was motivated by diversification and commercialization of university business processes, caused by implementation of the Triple Helix concept of innovation. Various forms of university-industry cooperation, along with development of new and innovation of...
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Empirical researches suggest that errors inevitably accompany spreadsheets, which are nowadays one of most ubiquitous business tools, used to overcome the gaps between functionalities of existing, systematically developed, information systems and new, ad hoc requirements that these systems are faced with. Spreadsheets are most commonly developed by...
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Over the last decade, sustainable development of universities has become recognized as an important issue. The concept of sustainable university is becoming a frequent topic of research in the domain of organization of higher education institutions. Crucial issues related to sustainable development strongly influence the mission and vision of the u...
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Universal dissemination of digital technology has produced a convincing alternative to printed university textbooks, workbooks and handbooks, changing the approach to their production, distribution and use, whilst irreversibly transforming the reading habits and means of knowledge acquisition of the student population made of members of the Net gen...
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Curriculum development is a complex, iterative process with a great number of sub processes and activities. Managing curriculum redesign requires continuous review and adjustment of its numerous features with regional and national interests, universities' strategic documents, requirements set by national and international accreditation standards, a...
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Most recent studies suggest that approximately one third of business data in modern organizations is generated using EUD applications developed by non-IT-specialist end-users, most frequently by use of spreadsheet applications. One of the causes of the pandemic of spreadsheet errors, which has been referred to in numerous articles, are inadequately...
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In recent years, new digital technologies have significantly changed the way we live and work, as well as the way organizations operate. These new technologies caused the need for a serious approach to modification of higher education processes in the areas of business, especially business informatics. If they are to effectively direct strategies o...
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Curriculum development is a complex and iterative process with a great number of activities that involve many stakeholders. Universities have a variety of stakeholders from whom they collect invaluable feedback regarding their needs and requirements related to education processes. These stakeholders can be divided into two distinct groups: curricul...
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In order to accomplish their vision, universities develop mission statements and identify primary and specific goals and objectives. One of constant primary strategic goals of universities is education, which facilitates acquirement of knowledge and skills relevant to a distinct contexts or needs of specific stakeholders (students, parents, governm...
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Presence of a multitude of regulations in the area of cluster policies in EU member countries has not resulted in the expected outcomes. The degree of cluster development is exceedingly uneven among some European countries, as is the perception of their role and their importance in social and economic development of the EU and its member states. Wh...
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Implementation of the business process management concept at universities has crucially contributed to abandoning traditional and introducing innovative processes in recent years. In particular, information technologies serve as not only means of automation but also a method of altering the approach to conducting business operations. Information te...
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Implementation of the business process management concept at universities has crucially contributed to abandoning traditional and introducing innovative processes in recent years. In particular, information technologies serve as not only means of automation but also a method of altering the approach to conducting business operations. Information te...
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Implementation of the business process management concept at universities has crucially contributed to abandoning traditional and introducing innovative processes in recent years. In particular, information technologies serve as not only means of automation but also a method of altering the approach to conducting business operations. Information te...
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Logistics processes in a globalized economy are increasingly complex, dynamic, and distributed. These characteristics pose major challenges for logistics management. Planning, organizing, leading and coordinating processes have become progressively more complex activities that are carried out by an increasing number of internal actors. Information...
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The article provides detailed presentations of entities and functions of the Cross-border Regional network for innovative development, the manner and methods of its functioning, and its significance for enhancing university-industry cooperation in innovative development. Special attention was devoted to proper implementation of the Triple Helix con...
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The rapid admission of information and communication technologies (ICT) into all the pores of social and economic life has (fortunately) included the education sphere: the ever-growing need for new knowledge acquisition methods unambiguously points to a need to step outside the established, analogue education systems into the digital, virtual educa...
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The rapid development of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) can freely be said to have marked the past century, This is the reason why last century is often referred to as the 'century of information'. A new concept of business operations, using ICT, also known as e-Business, is aspiring to become the dominant form of business operati...
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The Tempus project “Development of Lifelong Learning Framework in Serbia” was realized from 2008 until 2011. The key milestones in this project were: to define the system of monitoring the changing needs of labour market; to develop lifelong learning (LLL) modules, courses and teaching material; to develop teaching/learning environment based on ICT...
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Information system (IS) development began as early as 1940. Up to the 1960s, IS development was based on IT pioneers' individual knowledge, so that this period is referred to as pioneer era, and some sources even use the term heroic age. The emergence of software crisis also saw the first forms of organised and systematised software development. Sy...
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The work considers the fundamentals of curriculum, Business Information Systems Major, at the Faculty of Economics. Having been taught for two years, our experience, i.e. comparing accomplishments relating to the curricula in the environment are analyzed. Special attention is paid to the role, importance and the need of informatics education at the...

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