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The Paradox of "Structured" Methods for Software Requirements Management: A Case Study of an E-Government Development Project
This paper outlines the alternative perspectives of "rationalism" and "improvisation" within information systems development, and describes the major shortcomings of each. It then discusses how these shortcomings ...
Reconsidering the "Software Crisis": A Study of Hypermedia Systems Development
With the advent and growth of the Web, hypermedia information systems have propagated within and beyond organizations. Much concern has been expressed about the quality of hypermedia systems being developed and the apparent ...
The effect of external contextual factors on the choice and usage of methods in Web development projects
The decision of which Web development method to choose, and how that method is enacted for a particular project, is subject to the influence of a number of factors. This paper looks specifically at ...
An Investigation of Factors Affecting Satisfactory Student Learning via On-Line Discussion Boards
This paper explores the factors which affect students¿ learning using on-line discussion boards. Following prior research into the use and acceptance of information technology in general, and of educational ...
Hypermedia systems development practice: a survey
Are hypermedia projects guided and controlled by ad hoc, ¿quick & dirty¿ techniques? This survey shows that talk of a ¿crisis¿ is largely unfounded.
A Comparison of Traditional and Multimedia Information Systems Development Practices
As multimedia information systems begin to infiltrate organizations, there arises a need to capture and disseminate knowledge about how to develop them. Little is thus far known about the realities of multimedia systems ...
The Influence of Short Project Timeframes on Web Development Practices: A Field Study
Abstract: A number of recent surveys of Web development have revealed that typical project timeframes are of the order of 3 months. This paper reports the findings of a field study conducted in Ireland which set out to ...
New Branches, Old Roots: A Study of Methods and Techniques in Web/Hypermedia Systems Design
(Auerbach Publishers Inc., 2006)
Web-based systems development: the influence of disciplinary backgrounds on design practices
Web development teams are multidisciplinary, bringing together designers from a variety of backgrounds. A Web designer¿s professional training and education can shape his problem-solving orientation and world view by ...
The use of web-based international surveys in information systems research
There has been much interest of late in the use of Web-based surveys. However, the methodological issues of Web-based surveys are poorly understood. While this new medium permits low-cost wide-scale access to international ...