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Evaluating information systems : public and private sector

Author: Zahir Irani; Peter E D Love
Publisher: Amsterdam ; London : Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Evaluating Information Systems explores the concept of evaluation as an evolutionary and dynamic process that takes into account the ability of enterprise technologies to integrate information systems within and between organisations. In particular, when set against a backdrop of organisational learning, it examines the changing portfolio of benefits, costs and risks associated with the adoption and diffusion of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zahir Irani; Peter E D Love
ISBN: 9780750685870 0750685875
OCLC Number: 179799950
Description: xxxvi, 347 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Information systems evaluation : a crisis of understanding / Zahir Irani and Peter E.D. Love --
Information technology and systems justification / A. Gunasekaran, E.W.T. Ngai and R.E. McGaughey --
Revisiting the content, context and process of IS evaluation / R. Stockdale [and others] --
How IT evaluation methods are used : examining case research from an ANT perspective / M. Nijland and L.P. Willcocks --
IT project evaluation : why more formal evaluation is not necessarily better / G. Thomas, P.B. Seddon and W. Fernandez --
Don't mention the war : managing disbenefits / F. Bannister --
Spot the difference : evaluation of custom and package applications / I. Entwhistle and B. Light --
Post-implementation evaluation of IT systems : a close review of practice / H. Al-Yaseen [and others] --
Evaluation of information service providers in support of the fixed-income market / A.R. Montazemi, A. Esfahanipour and J.J. Siam --
Evaluating actors and factors associated with healthcare information systems / V. Mantzana [and others] --
Evaluating the governance structure for public sector IT : the UK National Programme in the Health Service / W.L. Currie --
Strategic alignment and a culture innovation : using the SPRINT methodology to meet two challenges of information age government / P. Kawalek and D. Wastell --
Social dimension of IT/IS evaluation : views from the public sector / S. Jones --
Benchmarking e-government : improving the national and international measurement, evaluation and comparison of e-government / R. Heeks --
Evaluating e-government infrastruscture through enterprise application integration (EAI) / M. Mustafa Kamal, M. Themistocleous and V. Morabito --
t-government for benefit realisation : a research agenda / S. Sahraoui [and others].
Responsibility: edited by Zahir Irani and Peter Love.

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The adoption of Information Technology (IT) and Information Systems (IS) represents significant financial investments, with alternative perspectives to the evaluation domain coming from both the  Read more...

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