Now showing items 1-10 of 13
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 ...
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 ...
Web-based Systems Development: An Empirically-Grounded Conceptual Framework
This paper encapsulates the main findings of an in-depth study of Web development practices in Ireland. The essential research objective was to build a richer understanding of the modern context of Web development and of ...
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 ...
A Critical Review of Challenges in Hypermedia Systems Development