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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Social Networking and Personal Data Security: A Study of Attitudes and Public Awareness in Ireland
This paper reports the findings of a study of attitudes towards data security issues and awareness of the potential risks of social networking sites, most notably the possibility of identity fraud. The population for this ...