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Journal Issue
Volume 23 Issue 1 / Feb 2020  pp1‑167

Editor: Prof Shaun Pather

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Evaluating Factors Affecting User Satisfaction in University Enterprise Content Management (ECM) Systems  pp1‑16

Daha Tijjani Abdurrahaman, Acheampong Owusu, Akeem Soladoye Bakare

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Cultural Influence on e‑Government Development  pp17‑33

Sushant Kumar, Kuldeep Baishya, Pradip H Sadarangani, Harsh V Samalia

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Sandbox Environments in an ERP System Context: Examining User Attitude and Satisfaction  pp34‑44

Tim Klaus, Chuleeporn Changchit

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Big Data Analytics Usage and Business Performance: Integrating the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) and Task Technology Fit (TTF) Model  pp45‑64

Hemlata Gangwar

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O2O Adoption Benefits: A Managerial Perspective of Customer Benefits  pp65‑78

Jiwat Ram, Ashokkumar Manoharan, Siyao Sun

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Factors Influencing Online Game‑Based Learning Effectiveness  pp79‑95

Segomotso Mosiane, Irwin Brown

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Augmenting the Business Intelligence Lifecycle Model with Usability: Using eye‑Tracking to Discover the why of Usability Problems  pp96‑111

T.R. Beelders, J.E. Kotzé

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Humans and machines generate data at an alarming rate but still struggle to analyse and process this data fast enough. In order to meet this rising demand, business intelligence (BI) software firms are constantly incorporating new reporting or analytical functionalities in their software. At the same time, in order to be used optimally, they must ensure these features do not overwhelm users. There has however recently been cases where organisations, even after significant monetary investments, fail to realise the full potential of BI tools, sometimes reporting less than 20% utilisation. The purpose of this study was to investigate possible causes of the low utilisation and test the inclusion of a BI usability process. The study uses an off‑the‑shelf tool as a matter of convenience but proposes that including an empirical evaluation process as part of the BI design and development could increase BI adoption and usage. A small feasibility study was conducted to determine whether eye‑tracking is viable as a means of determining why the usability problems exist. Findings suggest that analysis of eye‑tracking data, together with traditional usability measures offer insight into how users solve problems and use the BI tool. Therefore, it will be a valuable aid in the design and testing of BI tools before release to enhance the usability therefore and potentially increase adoption and usage rates and should be included as a phase in the design and development lifecycle. 


Keywords: business intelligence; usability; BI tool; dashboard; eye-tracking


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The Impact of IT‑Business Alignment on SME Performance: The Mediating Effects of Strategic Collaboration, Coordination, and Responsiveness  pp112‑125

Rui Bi

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The Relationship Between Strategic Information Systems Planning (SISP) and Facilitators to Achieve Successful Business Outcomes in South Korean Organizations  pp126‑149

Jungho Yang, Nelson K. Y. Leung, Bill Young

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Information Systems Values: A Study of the Intranet in Three French Higher Education Institutions  pp150‑167

Philippe Cohard

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