Information Systems Development: Challenges in Practice, Theory, and Education, Volume 1

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Chris Barry, Kieran Conboy, Michael Lang, Gregory Wojtkowski, Wita Wojtkowski
Springer Science & Business Media, Dec 9, 2008 - Computers - 592 pages
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Information Systems Development (ISD) progresses rapidly, continually creating new challenges for the professionals involved. New concepts, approaches and techniques of systems development emerge constantly in this field. Progress in ISD comes from research as well as from practice.

This conference will discuss issues pertaining to information systems development (ISD) in the inter-networked digital economy. Participants will include researchers, both experienced and novice, from industry and academia, as well as students and practitioners. Themes will include methods and approaches for ISD; ISD education; philosophical, ethical, and sociological aspects of ISD; as well as specialized tracks such as: distributed software development, ISD and knowledge management, ISD and electronic business / electronic government, ISD in public sector organizations, IOS.

 

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Contents

The Unsuccessful Introduction of an Agile Method
1
Using Visual Risk Assessment to Uncover Subtle Team Performance Issues
15
An Aid to Agile Development?
24
Methodology Usage by Virtual Information Systems Development Teams
39
Research of the Use of Agile Methodologies in the Czech Republic
51
Addressing the Organizational Context
65
Method Construction by Goal Analysis
79
The Agile Development of Rule Bases
92
Towards Multifractal Approach in IS Development
295
Investigation into Industry Product and Channel Typologies
307
IS Development and Development Issues
326
An Exploration of the Critical Success Factors for the Sustainability of Rural ICT Projects The Dwesa Case Study
339
An Analysis of ITEnabled Change in a Public Organization in Tanzania
353
Virtual Communities and eMunicipalities as Innovations
369
Open Source Public Sector Business Intelligence Systems
379
What Influence has eGovernment Services?
392

Is There Only One Systems Development Life Cycle?
105
An Irish Study
117
A Review of Five International Standards
131
Reflections on Organisational Learning
143
A Practical Example for ModelDriven Web Requirements
157
A Model for Users Action Prediction Based on Locality Profiles
169
A Survey of the WebHypermedia Development Process in Croatia
183
A Sensemaking Approach
195
A Human Perspective
210
Contextual Inquiry and Requirements Shaping
225
Building a Process Performance Model for Business Activity Monitoring
237
ServiceOriented Foundation and Analysis Patterns for Conceptual Modelling of Information Systems
249
Specifying Collaborative System Requirements in Terms of Platforms and Services
266
An Improved Partitioning Method for Distributed ObjectOriented Systems
281
A Case Study of Systems Development in Custom IS Organizational Culture
405
An ISD Approach to the Management of Innovation
417
The Role of Improvisation and Politics in ISD Practice
431
Designing Job Descriptions for Software Development
447
A Method for Rapid Creation of a Virtual Software Development Team
461
New Times New Challenges
471
A Theoretical Investigation of the Synergy Between Enterprise ELearning and Knowledge Management
483
A KnowledgeOriented Cooperative Software Development Process
495
A Knowledge Management Approach
508
Insights from Field Study
521
A Decision Support System for Enterprise Engineering
533
Why Focus on Roles when Developing Future ERP Systems?
547
Index
561
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