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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BRIDGING DIGITAL DIVIDE 2007

(ICBDD 2007)

WAS HELD IN

NEW DELHI, INDIA

DURING January 4-6, 2007

AT MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE (Gurgaon)

 

Conference Co-Sponsor: Management Development Institute, Gurgaon, India

 

Program Chair: James A. Rodgers, Professor of MIS, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, USA

Conference Co-Chairs: Rajendar K. Garg, Professor of Marketing, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, USA

and

M.P. Jaiswal, Professor of Information Management, Management Development Institute, Gurgaon, India

 

THE CONFERENCE WAS FINANCIALLY SUPPORTED BY IBM INDIA LTD.

An edited book entitled, Bridging Digital Divide, using a select group of papers was published.  The book was published by Macmillan Publishing Company, India.  Following are the details of this book:

Bridging Digital Divide

Bridging Digital Divide

 
Author(s) : Rajendar K Garg, Mahadeo Jaiswal
ISBN : 9780230630352
Imprint : Macmillan India
Copyright : 2007
Trim Size : 7.25''9.5''
Pages : 284
Binding : Paperback
List Price : Rs. 750.00
Language : English
Associated Institute : Management Development Institute, Gurgaon
     
 
About the Book

Bridging digital divide is arguably the emerging paradigm of the century. The digital revolution is making profound impact on society and bringing radical change in all aspects of life. Any disparity in access to digital infrastructure can create cracks in society across social matrix. This book is an attempt to bring forth the issues dealing with bridging digital divide and contains research based articles contributed by multidisciplinary scholars of different countries. A compilation of 18 select papers/ case studies are included in the book into following three sections.
Bridging Digital Divide
ICT for Development
ICT, Business and Management


 
About Author(s)

Rajendar Garg is currently Professor of Marketing at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, USA.

Mahadeo Jaiswal, Ph.D. is currently Professor of Information Systems at Management Development Institute, Gurgaon.

 

Conference Theme, Nature and Scope of 2007 Conference

The theme of this conference was to bring together professionals from various parts of the world to look at strategies for bridging the digital divide and identify strategies that would leverage market forces to help bring about the bridging of the digital divide and identifying leapfrogging strategies for emerging economies. Papers dealing with all aspects of Online Business and Management are welcome. In particular, papers that explore the multidisciplinary nature of the subject matter were encouraged.

Specifically, the conference included the following tracks:

  • Digital Divide - Facts and Strategies for bridging the digital divide, Implementation Patterns of bridging digital divide.

  • Right to Information Issues, Practice and Legal issues.

  • Global E-Governance Issues

  • IT Enabled Services, E-Services, Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services, etc.

  • E-Business Strategies and Models

  • E-Learning Issues and Strategies

  • E-Marketing Issues and Strategies

  • Security and Privacy Issues, Cyber Law

  • Technology Integration, Digital Infrastructure Issues

  • Cultural Issues in Digital Environment

  • Societal Impact and Implications of Digitization

 

To see some of the photos of this conference, please click here