Commerce in Space: Infrastructures, Technologies, and Applications

Commerce in Space: Infrastructures, Technologies, and Applications

Number of page: 402
Author: edited by Olla, Phillip
Publisher: IGI Global
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Category: Business & Economics

Over the next decade, significant technological advancements and policy implementations are planned to each of the five space infrastructures, (telecommunication, positioning and navigation, broadcasting, earth observation, and tourism) creating new opportunities for information technology. Commerce in Space: Infrastructures, Technologies and Applications compiles an authoritative body of research on the expanding role of earth observation satellite initiatives and their application to such capabilities as mobile broadband, Internet, and mobile communication connectivity. A must-have reference work for any library, this book provides a comprehensive review of how space technology can influence the future of information technology architecture across multiple domains such as health, education, logistics, business decision making, and communication.

About The Author

Phillip Olla is the endowed Phillips Chair of Management andProfessor of MIS at the school of business at Madonna University in Michigan (USA), and he is also a Visiting Research Fellow at Brunel University (London, UK). His research interests include knowledge management, mobile telecommunication, and health informatics. In addition to University level teaching, Dr. Phillip Olla is also a Chartered Engineer and has over 10 years experience as an independent Consultant and has worked in the telecommunications, space, financial and healthcare sectors. He was contracted to perform a variety of roles including Chief Technical Architect, Program Manager, and Director.Dr. Olla is the Associate Editor for the Journal of Information Technology Research and the Software/Book Review Editor for the International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics, and is also amember of the Editorial Advisory & Review Board forthe Journal of Knowledge Management Practice.Dr. Phillip Olla has a PhD in mobile telecommunications from Brunel University (UK), he is an accredited Press member of the British Association of Journalism, Chartered IT Professional with the British Computing Society and a member of the IEEE society.[Editor]