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The applicability of software engineering in information systems development

Avgerou, Chrisanthi (1987) The applicability of software engineering in information systems development. Information and Management, 13 (3). pp. 135-142. ISSN 0378-7206

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Identification Number: 10.1016/0378-7206(87)90021-8


The development of computer-based information systems involves more than the building of a complicated software system because each information system is embedded in a social and organizational environment. Software Engineering, which relies mainly on engineering approaches and places emphasis on formal methods, is inadequate to steer information systems development projects. Particular advances in Software Engineering will be best utilized within a broad framework which is capable of dealing with both technical and social/organizational issues.

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Additional Information: © 2010 Elsevier
Divisions: Management
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2010 16:22
Last Modified: 17 Feb 2021 10:57

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