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Bordoloi DATABASE DESIGN Research Paper You are to write a research paper about an approved topic in the field of Information Technology (IT) Management, preferably in the area of Database Systems The topic must be of current interest to the IT professionals The deadline for the topic approval is September 20 You must turn into me one page (single!spaced) "#bstract$ of your paper by that date # partial list of %ournals which publish articles pertaining to the IT area is attached These publications are some of the source for your research wor& Your paper must be between '( and ') pages of typed, doubled!spaced te*t, not including your references and any appendices or attachment Plagiarism will result in a grade of zero. Your research paper is due on November 29. It will be graded according to the criteria on the attached page

Dr. B. Bordoloi S !!ested Str ct re o" Research Paper I II #bstract+ ,alf!page (single spaced) summary of the paper Introduction+ ! -roblem .ac&ground !-roblem Importance ! -urpose and contents of this paper i Target audience of the paper ii /verall ob%ective iii 0ithin the overall ob%ective, the specific issues or 1uestion addressed in the paper iv # precise statement of the content of the paper v Scope and limitation of the paper vi 2sefulness of the paper ! ,ow would the target audience benefits from reading your paper vii # paragraph describing the organi3ation of the paper 4esearch Methodology ! ,ow did you carry out your study (e g , survey, interviews, e*periment, case study, action research, personal e*perience) Significant prior research ! ! ! ! 5 5I 0hat other have found or proposed that is relevant to your wor& 0hat is the lac&ing in their research Summary of the prior research In what respect your study differs from these other studies



The body of your paper as per "/rgani3ation of the paper$ with proper heading and sub!headings 6onclusion ! # brief summary of the paper ! Ma%or conclusion and recommendations ! 7mphasi3e the construction8usefulness of your study ! Scope and 9imitation of your study ! Direction for future research #c&nowledgement (if applicable) 4eferences


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Typo$s and neatness, -aper organi3ation, Appropriate $eadi)!s*S b+headi)!s, 'se o" tables a)d*or dia!ram, 4eferences appropriately cited, fre1uent and8or large direct 1uotes avoided 6opies of cited %ournal articles submitted 6/:T7:TS (>= points) 6lear problem and purpose ('=) (?) !!!!!! !!!!!!

4eview of the appropriate literature @ includes at least A references articles, rather than simply describing the problem 4eported relevance and pitfalls (if any) of prior research ()) Must be at least B articles in bibliography at least ? of these must be from "#cademic$ Cournals (D)

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6urrency of references @ at least ) of these references must be less than D years old (D) #ppropriate conclusion and suggestion for further research Depth o" covera!e o" the topic 2nderstandable, well!written article (.ased upon graduate student status) (ri!i)all- o" -o r co)trib tio) -resentation Total -oints ;;;;;; P&AGIARIS. /I&& RES'&T IN A GRADE (0 1ER( ()) ((=) ('=) ('=) ('=) ('==)

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Academic 2o r)als
MIS Euarterly Information System 4esearch Cournals of management Information System 6ommunication of the #6M #6M Transaction on Information System #6M Transaction on Database System #6M SIF Cournals #6M :ewsletters I777 Cournals, namely+ I777 6omputer I777 software I777 Transaction on software 7ngineering I777 Transaction on 7ngineering Management I777 7*pert Information -rocessing and Management Information 4esource Management Cournal Information and software Technology International Cournal of Man!Machine Studies .ehavior and Information Technology Cournal of Database Management System Cournal of Information System Cournal of Information Technology Cournal of Information System Management Cournal of 7nd!2ser 6omputing Cournal of Medical System Cournal of #mbulatory 6are Management Cournal of #mbulatory care Mar&eting Cournal of ,ealth Information management and System Society Cournal of Information Technology Management International Cournal of information management 6omputer in ,ealthcare Database (#6M!SIF.D-) International Information Systems Data 4esource Management Decision Support Systems /M7F# Interface Management science Cournal of /rgani3ational Science Cournal of /rgani3ational 6omputing Decision Sciences ,arvard .usiness 4eview Sloan management 4eview 6alifornia Management 4eview

Dr. B. Bordoloi .usiness ,ori3on Cournal of Management Systems #ccounting, Management and Information technologies The %ournal of Information Systems Software -ractice G 7*perience Cournal of System and Software 2o r)al o" (b3ect+(rie)ted A)al-sis Proceedi)! o" ((PS&A Trade 2o r)als Database -rogramming and Design Database Management .usiness Software .usiness software 4eviews .usiness solution .yte 6omputer world 6omputer word <ocus Datamation D76 -rofessional I:</4M Maga3ine Information 6enter Information 0ee& Infosystems 9#: Maga3ine MIS wee&

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INS4 56657 S !!ested Term paper Topics

#ccounting8<inancing8Mar&eting (#8<8M) services industries are changing under the stimulus of advances in information technology change and mar&et demand have led, for e*ample, to the emergence of new electronic financial mar&ets, new organi3ation forms for financial services firms, new products and product delivery capabilities, and new approaches to the management of the financial ris&s 7conomics benefits have also come from advances in software development, image processing, #I application, and improved connectivity between is the goal of a growing body of research The following areas are suggestive of the range of topics I would li&e you to showcase+ The new electronics financial mar&ets+ economics performance, and regulatory issues 7valuating IT investment for trading support, portfolio management, the control of financial ris&, and the delivery of new accounting or financial services products The technology challenges of mergers, ac1uisition, and industry consolidation 6ompetition, strategic alliances, and inter!firm coordination+ shifting original boundaries in the #8<8M services industries operations IT and growth of international, cross!border financial services #naly3ing the impact of information technology and global networ& on financial mar&ets and management 6hanging concept and practices technology, auditing and accounting associated with advances in IT Information Technology (IT) -ricing+ hardware, IT services and transfer pricing #llocation of IT resources IT and organi3ational structure+ ,ow the IS function is monitored and evaluated (cost vs profit center, etc ), outsourcing, centrali3ed vs decentrali3ed IS, etc The business values of IT IT mar&et structure+ Impact of IS, electronic mar&ets, and Hstrategic systems$ Information economics, individual and team decision ma&ing, coordination and decision support 7conomics of 6#S7 technology

Be"ore -o t r) i) -o r paper8 #$E#9 &IST ,ave you told reader, at the outset, what they might gain by reading your paperI ,ave you made aim of your wor& clearI ,ave you e*plained the significance of your contributionI ,ave you set your wor& in the appropriate conte*t by giving sufficient bac&ground (including an ade1uate set of relevant references) to your wor&I ,ave you addressed the 1uestion of practically and usefulnessI ,ave you ade1uately covered the sub%ect matterI ,ave you identified future development that result may from your wor&I

Dr. B. Bordoloi ,ave structured your paper in a clear and logical fashionI