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Journal of the Korea society of IT services
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Journal DOI :
The Korea Society of Information Technology Services
Editor in Chief :
Lim Gyu Geon
Volume & Issues
Volume 12, Issue 4 - Dec 2013
Volume 12, Issue 3 - Sep 2013
Volume 12, Issue 2 - Jun 2013
Volume 12, Issue 1 - Mar 2013
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An Empirical Study on the Factors to Affect a BIS Use and Its Vitalization Plan : Busan Metropolitan City
Kim, Soon Ja ; Hong, Soon Goo ; Cha, Yoon Sook ; Kim, Jong Weon ;
Journal of the Korea society of IT services, volume 12, issue 1, 2013, Pages 1~14
DOI : 10.9716/KITS.2013.12.1.001
The government has implemented operating the bus information terminal (hereinafter, `BIT`) to use by building it at a major bus station to solve the problem of traffic congestion. Busan Metropolitan City has been continuously expanding the installation of `BIT` since 2003. However, there are few research on the factor to use and satisfaction survey on `BIT` from the perspective of the users. This study, in an effort to inquire into the `BIT` utilization factor and its vitalization plan, conducted a face to face survey of 172 citizens who had the experience in the `BIT`. The result of the data analysis showed that usability, convenience, and availability were the critical factors for a BIT use. In addition, the general intention to use `BIT` was found to be very high as much as 90.7%. The contributions of this study are as follows. The academic contributions is that it proved the relationship between usability, convenience and the intention to use suggested by the information technology acceptance model is supported even in case of `BIT.` For the practitioners this study provides ground data for a local government to make a plan of a BIT extension.
A Study on the Organizational Fit of IT Supporting Organizations : A Case of IT Supporting Agricultural Promotion Agencies
Park, Sung-Hee ; Ahn, Kyeong-A ; Kim, Min-Jeong ; Choe, Young-Chan ; Moon, Jung-Hoon ;
Journal of the Korea society of IT services, volume 12, issue 1, 2013, Pages 15~32
DOI : 10.9716/KITS.2013.12.1.015
The concrete information technology (IT) has affected ways for supporting agricultural products. However, studies relating IT to agriculture in a broader sense have not been prevalent. The objective of this study is to improve agencies` effectiveness and performance in the use and application of IT through understanding the organizational fit and misfit. This research applied a multi-contingency view to Korean IT supporting agricultural promotion agencies and it evaluated the competitiveness of these agencies with reference to the correspondence of factors (Goal, Strategy, Environment, Knowledge Exchange, Task Design, and Information System) affecting their performance with organizational goals. The results reveal that organizations with good performance show better organizational fit with their organizational goal. This study contributes to the ways of efficient IT management in agricultural organizations in Korea.
Characteristics of Information System that Affect Business Performance : Focusing on Accounting Information System
Oh, Eun-Hae ;
Journal of the Korea society of IT services, volume 12, issue 1, 2013, Pages 33~50
DOI : 10.9716/KITS.2013.12.1.033
As having analyzed an advance research that had looked into how characteristics of information system affect use and success of the concerned system, the study determined that system quality, information quality and service quality are the fundamental requirements for a good accounting information system. In addition, based on perceived usefulness and perceived ease of use that have been selected as major variables related to information system acceptance proposed by Davis, the study conducted an empirical analysis on how such factors would influence performance of the accounting information system. According to the results from the analysis, the system quality one of the characteristics of the accounting information system was observed to have a significant influence on the perceived ease of use while both the information quality and the service quality would positively affect the perceived usefulness. Not only that, the perceived ease of use and the perceived usefulness were confirmed to be a significant factor to the performance, and with those results, all the theses of the study have been selected. As proved even with the information system success model, the system quality, the information quality and the service quality are definitely the most necessary elements for business management, and it also turned out that those elements would play an important role in several stages of the information system.
A Study On The Effects Network Externalities and Experiential Value Perceived from MIMService on Continuous Intention
Li, Long ; Gim, Gwang-Yong ;
Journal of the Korea society of IT services, volume 12, issue 1, 2013, Pages 51~67
DOI : 10.9716/KITS.2013.12.1.051
Mobile Instant Messenser (MIM) Market With the market is enlarging and attracting more and more companies. With the market expanding and number of users increasing, the competition in this area will be fierce. In order to gain competitive advantage, it is important to develop a strategy to maximize user value and to grasp the continuous usage intention of users. However, there are currently not enough researches done in this field. Therefore, this paper to study the effects of network externalities and perceived experiential value on perceived usefulness, user satisfaction, and continuous usage intention. The research results showed that the perceived experiential value and vertical compatibility significantly affected user satisfaction, but the perceived network size did not. The perceived network size and vertical compatibility did not affect the perceived usefulness. Also, the economic value, which is a sub-factor of the perceived experiential value, did not affect the perceived usefulness, but the functional value and hedonic value did significantly. The perceived network size significantly affected continuance usage intention, but the perceived network compatibility did not.
An Analysis of Organizational-Adoptable and User-favorable Ideas in a Crowdsourcing Community : Focused on MyStarbucksIdea.com
Lee, Han-Jun ; Suh, Yong-Moo ;
Journal of the Korea society of IT services, volume 12, issue 1, 2013, Pages 69~81
DOI : 10.9716/KITS.2013.12.1.069
Open innovation concept is advocating the importance of the customer roles in firm`s innovation. As a result, crowdsourcing community is drawing attention as a strategic asset for open innovation across diverse industries. Considering that the goal of crowdsourcing community is harnessing innovative ideas, understanding the characteristics of user-favorable and organization-adoptable ideas can enhance the effectiveness of idea crowdsourcing. In our approach, we extract idea content-based characteristics such as subjectivity, negativity, prosocialneess, and depth of idea to examine what are the factors that affect user preference and organizational adoption. An analysis of 71,134 ideas from MyStarbucksIdea.com shows that there are significant differences between user-favorable and organization-adoptable ideas in terms of idea characteristics. Lastly, both theoretical and managerial implications are discussed.
Study on Impacts of Using Characteristics of Public Systems on Customer Satisfaction and Loyalty of the Systems : Korean E-Procurement System
Lim, Kyung-Won ; Kim, Yon-Tae ; Kim, Chul Soo ;
Journal of the Korea society of IT services, volume 12, issue 1, 2013, Pages 83~98
DOI : 10.9716/KITS.2013.12.1.083
Advanced IT of Korea is the important factor that has improved the performance of business to business e-business systems, especially On-Line E-procurement System (KONEPS). Obviously KONEPS is well positioned in businesses of Korea. In order to be higher performance in KONEPS, it needed to be analysed important characteristics composed of KONEPS. Even though KONEPS has been operating well, user`s satisfaction and customer loyalty for KONEPS was not high in real businesses. In this research, we tried to find the factors affecting user satisfaction and customer loyalty for KONEPS and figure out the mechanism among the factors. We surveyed using characteristics, which are information diversity, usability, system reliability and stability, on suppliers, main users of KONEPS. We consider the using characteristics as independent factors of the research model. Meanwhile, we model user`s satisfaction and customer loyalty as the dependent factors. The results from the study are helpful in providing policies and strategies to promote the use of KONEPS.
The Analysis on IT Performance of SMEs : Using IO(Information Orientation) Methodology
Kim, Moon-Sun ; Lee, Choong-Cheong ;
Journal of the Korea society of IT services, volume 12, issue 1, 2013, Pages 99~113
DOI : 10.9716/KITS.2013.12.1.099
In spite of IT performance can be achieved through the interaction of IT and organization, many previous study has been treated the introduction of the information system itself as a final outcome. But if it doesn`t clear about understanding on IT performance, performance management is difficult and also it is impossible to produce the intended outcomes. This study investigates the improvement of the business performance of SMEs through IT investment, whether the investment process on business performance. Analytical methods that were used in previous studies were maintained and new model IO(Information Orientation) analysis was applied. Therefore, this study is meaningful to establish a new methodology, that is not attempted until now, for evaluating the performance of IT investment, and analysis relationship between IT investment and business performance.
Establishment of Reference Linking Systems on UCI Cross-Reference
Park, Sungbum ; Lee, Sangwon ;
Journal of the Korea society of IT services, volume 12, issue 1, 2013, Pages 115~130
DOI : 10.9716/KITS.2013.12.1.115
This paper describes Cross reference services in Knowledge contents based on UCI. Cross references are effective features that can increase the value of the contents. Knowledge contents include academic papers, research reports, archives, historical and cultural heritage, and professional databases. Cross references are consists of reference-to and cited-by links which can be made by reference list in article. Some of cross reference services provided are considered. We designed cross reference services for knowledge contents in Korea and prototype services are provided. The reference linking service in the area of national R&D will enable the linking of heterogeneous information produced at different sources.
Trend of Dispute on the Right to Be Forgotten and Acceptance Task of Internet Laws in Korea
Chung, Sang-Ki ; Kim, Kyung-Yeol ;
Journal of the Korea society of IT services, volume 12, issue 1, 2013, Pages 131~141
DOI : 10.9716/KITS.2013.12.1.131
Matters related to the right to be forgotten started the dispute Europe to introduce it first when Data Protection Directive established in 1995 proceeded revision. Relating to this, diverse disputes proceed on responding to personal information protection and internet laws in our nation. Especially as our National Assembly submitted the law regarding the promotion of information and communication network use and protection of information and amendment of copyright, it is necessary to look into the movement on introduction of law of right to be forgotten closely in detail. EU which attempted the institutionalization for the first time, relating to review of General Data Protection Regulation, proposed opinions such as the necessity to define subjects of personal information concretely and specifically and or protection target and balanced consideration on freedom of expression which is constitutional value. In the case of our nation, there was legislation attempt to introduce the regulation but it was limited in the form of fallen effectiveness without concrete and detailed review on internet law. To solve such problems, it is necessary to look into issues and matters to be considered required to accept right to be forgotten closely and discuss possibility of introducing right to be forgotten, conflicts between fundamental rights becoming issue, effect of goal achievement of personal information protection through the system introduction, and other rational acceptance method.
Dynamics of the Evolution of ICT Convergence : Knowledge Convergence in Silicon Valley
Jeong, Soon-Ki ; Rhee, Byung Ho ;
Journal of the Korea society of IT services, volume 12, issue 1, 2013, Pages 143~161
DOI : 10.9716/KITS.2013.12.1.143
Convergence is now the trend of knowledge information society. Information technology and knowledge transfer are main sources of convergence. There are many articles which studied outcomes of convergence while there are few articles that try to study the process of convergence. The purpose of this study is to investigate how convergence is dynamically formalized. For the analysis, we used Institutional Analysis and Development(IAD) framework from the point of convergence. IAD framework could synthetically study the origin and the process of convergence. We investigated the case of sillicon valley whether or not dynamics of ICT convergence could be explicable by IAD framework. The results shows that ICT technology and knowledge could be the enabler for the formation of convergence. ICT technology accelerates convergence and knowledge convergence from information converge different technologies and industries. This article provides a theoretical foundation for future research to analyze dynamics of ICT convergence by the IAD framework. For the future work, it is recommended that a study is to be empirically analyzed the dynamics of ICT convergence.
Countermeasures of Privacy Disclosure Vulnerability in Data Transfer Section
Heo, Geon Il ; Kang, Ji Won ; Park, Won Hyung ;
Journal of the Korea society of IT services, volume 12, issue 1, 2013, Pages 163~171
DOI : 10.9716/KITS.2013.12.1.163
As the kind of IT service on the internet is more and more diversifying and increasing, IT service`s adverse effects also consistently occurring. Among them the incident of private information exposure is becoming social issues, especially the exposure of private information entered on-line resume is very serious. This paper investigates whether or not data is encrypted in data transfer section of major on-line job-search sites of Korea by using the packet analyzer such as "Wireshark." This paper judges whether or not the vulnerability, private information exposure, exists from the result of the investigation above and suggests countermeasures.
Wiki-Based Expert Knowledge Collaboration Effects on Performance of Project Members
Kim, Hee Yeong ; Kang, Sungbae ; Lee, John ;
Journal of the Korea society of IT services, volume 12, issue 1, 2013, Pages 173~187
DOI : 10.9716/KITS.2013.12.1.173
The advent of Web2.0 has believed to be the solution against many barriers in information sharing, especially wiki. Information sharing and collaboration are realized voluntarily and unselfishly with wiki. The purpose of this paper is to analyze the benefits and challenges of using wiki as a project management method in an IT/IS project. Wiki-based project management could provide project managers and members with expert knowledge collaboration for better project results. In the research model, we used TMS(Transactive Memory System) theory to define the relation of collaboration and performance of project members. Based on a survey among project members, the interactions between wiki characteristics and performance are examined in an IS project environment. Using Smart PLS 2.0, the data was analyzed to define the interactions by the structural equation modeling. From the empirical data, the mediated effect of expert knowledge collaboration is supported. We also derive the implications of wiki-based method. It is expected to bring new possibilities of Project management performance.
A Case Study on ERP Adoption in Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Industry
Jung, Sung Leep ; Lee, Jaekwang ; Jo, Hyeon ;
Journal of the Korea society of IT services, volume 12, issue 1, 2013, Pages 189~199
DOI : 10.9716/KITS.2013.12.1.189
As many organizations have adopted and implemented ERP systems, concerns about ERP performance also have increased. Former researches studied the ERP implementation of general large or medium size enterprises but there are not enough studies on ERP systems of a specific industry domain. In this paper, we introduce a case study on ERP adoption methodology of global leading company `D` in shipbuilding and marine engineering industry. We examined ERP implementation background, method and scope and evaluated ERP performance in perspective of both quantitative and qualitative approaches. Quantitative research usually examines ERP performance based on financial statements and qualitative study typically examines organization change or improvement. As a result, ERP implementation in shipbuilding and marine industry can improve quantitative aspects such as cost, human resource and organization performance. As qualitative analysis, business process and tools can be unified and management transparency can be improved by ERP implementation. The result of this paper will be useful guideline for organizations which are considering ERP systems.
Factors Influencing the Reuse Intention of Online Shopping Mall : Focusing on Shopping Enjoyment and Concentration
Jo, Hyeon ; Park, Sangsun ; Bae, Yoon-Soo ;
Journal of the Korea society of IT services, volume 12, issue 1, 2013, Pages 201~213
DOI : 10.9716/KITS.2013.12.1.201
The use of online shopping mall has been increasing rapidly, which reflects the convenience and economic benefits associated with its usage. As with traditional offline businesses, internet businesses have to manage customer relations to provide better services in order to ensure their business sustainability. In this regard, identifying the influencing factors to reuse intention of online shopping mall is very important. In this paper, we aim to examine the effects of perceived and individual variables on intention to reuse in the context of online shopping mall. In order to analyze the antecedents, we selected perceived and individual factors such as shopping enjoyment, concentration, perceived variety and maximizing tendency. For empirical analysis, we surveyed real users of online shopping mall. As a result, all antecedents showed significant influence on intention to reuse except perceived variety and among the variables the concentration has top standardized coefficient. In addition, perceived variety has significant effect on shopping enjoyment but not on concentration. Maximizing tendency is related to shopping enjoyment and concentration significantly. The results of this research can be useful guidelines for online shopping mall providers.
Relationships between Customer Value and Performance : Focusing on Family Restaurant Websites
Lim, Se Hun ;
Journal of the Korea society of IT services, volume 12, issue 1, 2013, Pages 215~227
DOI : 10.9716/KITS.2013.12.1.215
Currently, improved quality of life has facilitated consumers` indulgence in a diverse range of cultural cuisines. Consequently, the evolvement of the food service industry has been developing itself according to the diversified needs of the consumers. In particular, a great amount of interest has been expressed in a new form of food service known as family restaurants. Family restaurant service providers have begun to provide information regarding family restaurant usage, including various foods and services, through their websites in order to yield better service to consumers. For family restaurant service providers, comprehending the consumers` purpose of using the company`s websites is a crucial managerial issue and it plays an important role in the development of good marketing strategies. There exists a distinction in websites usage purposes according to the different values of consumers; the hedonic value and the utilitarian value. When consumers gain satisfaction through family restaurant websites usage, this satisfaction extends to word of mouth communication effect. In order to develop good Internet marketing strategies, this study is prepared to assist family restaurant service providers understand the relationships among customer value, usage purpose, customer satisfaction, and word of mouth communication with regards to the family restaurant websites. The results of this study provide useful implications to understand consumer behavior and to develop marketing strategies in a family restaurant websites.
Value Chain Analysis on Business Difficulties of Information Security Industry
Jun, Hyo-Jung ; Kim, Tae-Sung ;
Journal of the Korea society of IT services, volume 12, issue 1, 2013, Pages 229~245
DOI : 10.9716/KITS.2013.12.1.229
The information security industry market is sluggish despite high expectation for its growth, and thus policies are required to define the causes and to address these issues. The policy formulation requires various historical market and human resource data for analyzing the industry, which cannot be guaranteed secured. This study executed face-to-face in-depth interviews with the frontline businesses in order to gather live opinions and to analyze industry`s value chain, problems, and difficulties with a view to defining policy tasks for the development of the industry. The findings of the study revealed the current technical level of the information security industry, the frontline difficulty, and industrial ecosystem status. Based on these findings, the industry revitalization policy was devised and proposed. Objectives of the policy included the fostering of capacity to conceptualize, plan, and design industrial strategies based on the analysis of the industry`s value chain and ecosystem, the expansion of the industry`s value-added through the enhanced securing and management of the Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), and the nurturing of the security Human Resources (HR) in line with the industrial demand.
An Approach for Generating Story-Plot Using Association Analysis of Narrative Patterns
Kim, Jung-Il ; Lee, Eun-Joo ;
Journal of the Korea society of IT services, volume 12, issue 1, 2013, Pages 247~257
DOI : 10.9716/KITS.2013.12.1.247
A narrative structure is essential for a story generator to create a story plot. In digital storytelling system, a narrative structure can be generally designed as a tree or a graph, and the story generator in the digital storytelling system creates continuous story plots based on the narrative structure. When a narrative structure is designed with a tree or a graph, it is hard for the story generator to create various kinds of story-plots due to the inflexible nature of a tree or graph structure. It may result in degrading the quality of story-plots to provide similar story-plot to various kind of user. In this paper, we proposed an approach to create a story-plot based on association analysis of data mining to overcome the disadvantage. In detail, we defined a narrative structure which consists of narrative patterns, and then implemented a story generator which creates a story-plot using the proposed narrative structure. As a result, we confirmed that implemented story generator was able to create a story-plot according to understanding level of user in case study.
An Identity Authentication Sharing Architecture for Global Internet Environment
Park, Seungchul ;
Journal of the Korea society of IT services, volume 12, issue 1, 2013, Pages 259~270
DOI : 10.9716/KITS.2013.12.1.259
Identity authentication sharing technologies which allow many service providers to share the result of identity authentication of an identity provider receive high attention as alternatives for current problematic identity authentications in the next-generation Internet environment, since they can provide crucial advantages including high usability, cost effectiveness of service providers, and privacy protection. However, in order for the identity authentication sharing technologies to be widely deployed in global Internet scale, the interoperability problem among different identity authentication sharing protocols and the trustworthiness issue among the participating identity providers, service providers, and users should be resolved in advance. This paper firstly analyzes current status of the protocol interoperability issue and existing trust frameworks for identity authentication sharing. And then, based on the result of analysis, this paper proposes a next generation identity authentication sharing architecture for global Internet.
WalkieTagging : Efficient Speech-Based Video Annotation Method for Smart Devices
Park, Joon Young ; Lee, Soobin ; Kang, Dongyeop ; Seok, YoungTae ;
Journal of the Korea society of IT services, volume 12, issue 1, 2013, Pages 271~287
DOI : 10.9716/KITS.2013.12.1.271
The rapid growth and dissemination of touch-based mobile devices such as smart phones and tablet PCs, gives numerous benefits to people using a variety of multimedia contents. Due to its portability, it enables users to watch a soccer game, search video from YouTube, and sometimes tag on contents on the road. However, the limited screen size of mobile devices and touch-based character input methods based on this, are still major problems of searching and tagging multimedia contents. In this paper, we propose WalkieTagging, which provides a much more intuitive way than that of previous one. Just like any other previous video tagging services, WalkieTagging, as a voice-based annotation service, supports inserting detailed annotation data including start time, duration, tags, with little effort of users. To evaluate our methods, we developed the Android-based WalkieTagging application and performed user study via a two-week. Through our experiments by a total of 46 people, we observed that experiment participator think our system is more convenient and useful than that of touch-based one. Consequently, we found out that voice-based annotation methods can provide users with much convenience and satisfaction than that of touch-based methods in the mobile environments.
Incident Response Competence by The Security Types of Firms：Socio-Technical System Perspective
Lee, Jeonghwan ; Jung, Byungho ; Kim, Byungcho ;
Journal of the Korea society of IT services, volume 12, issue 1, 2013, Pages 289~308
DOI : 10.9716/KITS.2013.12.1.289
This study proceeded to examine the cause of the continuous secret information leakage in the firms. The purpose of this study is to find out what type of security among administrative, technological and physical security would have important influence on firm`s security performance such as the security-incident response competence. We established the model that can empirically verify correlation between those three types of security and the security-incident response competence. In addition, We conducted another study to look at relation between developing department of security in the firms and reaction ability at the accidents. According to the study, the administrative security is more important about dealing with the security-incident response competence than the rest. Furthermore, a group with department of security has better the security-incident response competence and shows higher competence in fixing or rebuilding the damage. Therefore, this study demonstrates that investing in administrative security will be effective for the firm security.
Realizing an Object-Oriented Informationalization for Activity-Based Business Processing
Hwang, Jong-Ho ;
Journal of the Korea society of IT services, volume 12, issue 1, 2013, Pages 309~321
DOI : 10.9716/KITS.2013.12.1.309
In current complex nature of management with task-structures, a method to reach the enterprise`s informationalization success is not common. To satisfy these various requirement, improving the usability of information technology (IT) is a key factor which defining the level of organizational requirement first. Imposing an IT-solution which has excess service of the organization`s previous task-environment, procedure and scope is not effective to SME-level unit, which unit could not have a formal organization structure and task structure. SME level informationalization will be success if each function realizes easier on the task-employee`s viewpoint. Achieving this objective, a solution provider or department must reflect their work characteristics of nature which has least level of work performing resistance. It is most useful system for SME level unit, if a provider develops single programs which based on task activities, and each program can configure network-linking.
A SOA Service Identification Model Based on Hierarchical Ontology
Park, Sei-Kwon ; Choi, Ko-Bong ;
Journal of the Korea society of IT services, volume 12, issue 1, 2013, Pages 323~340
DOI : 10.9716/KITS.2013.12.1.323
As the importance of collaboration becomes critical in today`s open and complex business environment network, the issues and solutions on compatibility and reusability between different kinds of applications are being increasingly important as well in systems analysis and design. And therefore, service-centered SOA is receiving attention in such business environment as a strategic approach that makes possible for prompt action according to the needs of users and business process. Various implementation methodologies have been proposed for SOA, however, in practical aspects most of them have some problems since they fail to propose specific policies in definition and identification of services for the exact user requirements and business situations. To solve or alleviate those problems, this paper suggests a new service identification model based on hierarchical ontology, where three different ontologies such as business ontology, context ontology and service ontology are proposed to define the relationship and design the link between user requirements, business process, applications and services. Through a suggested methodology in this paper, it would be possible to provide proactive services that meets a variety of business environments and demands of user. Also, since the information can be modified adaptively and dynamically by hierarchical ontology, this study is expected to play a positive role in increasing the flexibility of systems and business environments.