Journal of Information Systems Applied Research

Volume 7 - 2014

Table of Contents

Volume 7, Issue No. 4 (November 2014)

Page 4 Online versus In-Store: Price Differentiation for Multi-Channel Retailers
Javier Flores, The University of Texas – Pan American
Jun Sun, The University of Texas – Pan American

Page 14 Similarity and Ties in Social Networks: a Study of the YouTube Social Network
Amir Afrasiabi Rad, University of Ottawa
Morad Benyoucef, University of Ottawa

Page 25 Looking Backwards to Look Ahead: Lessons from Barcode Adoption for RFID Adoption and Implementation
Aditya Sharma, North Carolina Central University
Dominic Thomas, Suffolk University

Page 37 Shifting Technological Landscape: IT Departments and Anticipated Technological Changes
Jeffrey Cummings, University of North Carolina Wilmington
Thomas Janicki, University of North Carolina Wilmington
Douglas Kline, University of North Carolina Wilmington

Page 50 Risk Assessment & Management in Merchant Capture Systems: A Threat Analysis Perspective
Kevin Streff, Dakota State University
Sarin Shrestha, Dakota State University
Cody Delzer, Dakota State University

Volume 7, Issue No. 3 (August 2014

Page 4 A Study of Information Technology Operating and Capital Expenditures and Their Effect on Positive Firm Outcomes
Alan R. Peslak, Penn State University

Page 14 A Study of Cloud Computing Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) in Financial Firms
H. Howell Barber, Pace University
Jame P. Lawler, Pace University
Anthony Joseph, Pace University
Stuti Narula, Pace University

Page 28 A Feasibility Study of Platform-as-a-Service Using Cloud Computing for a Global Service Organization
Keke Gai, Lawrence Technological University
Annette Lerine Steenkamp, Lawrence Technological University

Page 43 Performance and Corporate Social Responsibility in the Information Technology Industry
Adrian Cowan, St. Mary’s University
Monica J. Parzinger, St. Mary’s University
O. Jim Welch, St. Mary’s University
Sandra T. Welch, University of Texas at San Antonio

Page 56 Can Social Media aid Software Development?
Bryan A. Reinicke, University of North Carolina Wilmington
Jeffrey Cummings, University of North Carolina Wilmington

Volume 7, Issue No. 2 (May 2014)

Page 4 Taxonomy of Common Software Testing Terminology: Framework for Key Software Engineering Testing Concepts
Robert F. Roggio, University of North Florida
Jamie S. Gordon, University of North Florida
James R. Comer, Texas Christian University

Page 13 Microsoft vs Apple: Which is Great by Choice?
James A. Sena, California Polytechnic State University
Eric Olsen, California Polytechnic State University

Page 29 Information Security in Nonprofits: A First Glance at the State of Security in Two Illinois Regions
Thomas R. Imboden, Southern Illinois University
Jeremy N. Phillips, West Chester University
J. Drew Seib, Murray State University
Susan R. Florentino, West Chester University

Page 39 A Comparison of Software Testing Using the Object-Oriented Paradigm and Traditional Testing
Jamie S. Gordon, University of North Florida
Robert F. Roggio. University of North Florida

Volume 7, Issue No. 1 (February 2014)

Page 4 The De-Escalation of the DHS HSIN Next Gen Project
Alan F. Rosenhauer, Middle Tennessee State University
Melinda Korzaan, Middle Tennessee State University

Page 16 Developing a Semantic Differential Scale for Measuring Users’ Attitudes toward Sensor based Decision Support Technologies for the Environment
Taiwo Ajani, Ferrum College
Elizabeth Stork, Robert Morris University

Page 23 Predicting the Terminal Ballistics of Kinetic Energy Projectiles Using Artificial Neural Networks
John R. Auten Sr., Towson University
Robert J. Hammell II, Towson University

Page 33 Decision-Making via Visual Analysis using the Natural Language Toolkit and R
Musa Jafar, West Texas A&M University
Jeffry S. Babb, West Texas A&M University
Kareem Dana, West Texas A&M University