Aqel M. Aqel’s New Book Proposes an Auditable Model for Organisational e-Readiness

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Aqel M. Aqel illustrates some literature review and analysis that support the model and comprehensively explains the concept of e-government to prepare various sectors from global to personal levels

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Information technology is becoming the powerful tool that enables the businesses all over the world. E-transformation is not limited to start and operate a website. It’s about restructuring anyone’s business based on IT, sustaining its development and optimizing operations. Business owners, leaders, and managers are concerned about such topics. The question now is, “How e-ready are the various organisations for the e-transformation?”

The book tells Managers and leaders what considerations they need to take in order to benefit from IT projects and approve its budgets. In Organizational Readiness to e-Transformation, author Aqel M. Aqel explores this relevant subject to provide a better understanding and insight on how to adapt to this tremendous new transformation—and at the same time deal with its unconstructive outcomes. This book constructed a set of e-readiness approaches for global, regional, national, industry/business sector, organisational, community and personal levels. Divided into two parts, this book discusses e-readiness concepts, e-government definition, its benefits, barriers, and stages. It also highlights on the organisational readiness and introduces a fully practical and auditable model for leaders to follow in order to assess their organisations’ readiness to transform into smart organisations that use information technology (IT) effectively and efficiently.

In this book, Aqel has written a practical and informative tool that will answer the question, “What preparations should government agencies have in order to be ready to implement e-government concepts and services?” Readers, especially the leaders from various levels and sectors, will find this book beneficial in dealing with this remarkable change.

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About the Author
Aqel is an information technology and management consultant specialized generally in organizational development and e-transformation. He owns the capacity of integrating vast ICT experiences with contemporary concepts in economics, management, marketing, corporate governance & risk management, in order to improve organization’s competitive advantage while utilizing ICT to boost performance and achieve control.

Aqel is a member of Information Systems Audit and Control Association since 2000, and been recognized as Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) in the year 2003. He is a Co-founder in ISACA Riyadh Chapter and serves as CISA Coordinator and research director.
He wrote some specialized books and articles e.g. Introduction to IT Governance using COBIT , and IT Security in your firm, what is it, and how to achieve it.


  •      2007 Master of Business Administration (MBA). University of Liverpool - UK
  •     2003 accredited as Certified Information system Auditor (CISA), ISACA- USA
  •     1988, Bachelor of Computer science, University of Jordan.

Organizational Readiness to e-Transformation * by Aqel M. Aqel
Publication Date: December 15, 2012
Trade Paperback; AU$29.99; 120 pages; 978-1-4797-5229-4
Trade Hardback; AU$49.99; 120 pages; 978-1-4797-5230-0
Ebook; AU$3.99; 978-1-4797-5231-7

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