Agile Information Systems: Conceptualization, Construction, by Kevin C. Desouza

By Kevin C. Desouza

This e-book offers state-of-the-art examine and considering on agile info structures. the idea that of agile info structures has won power over the past three years, getting into the MIS global from production, the place agile production structures has been an immense idea for a number of years now. the belief of agility is robust: with festival so fierce at the present time and the rate of commercial so quick, a company's skill to maneuver with their clients and aid consistent altering enterprise wishes is extra vital than ever. Agile details structures: .

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I will attempt to synthesize 1 This chapter builds on and extends Galliers and Newell (2003a) and Galliers (2004; 2006a). , of Young (1967), Kriebel (1968), McFarlan (1971), and Lincoln (1975). 2 Early Agile Information Systems: Conceptualization, Construction, and Management Copyright © 2007, Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. , 2000) with a view to refining the IS strategizing framework, introduced in Galliers (2004; 2006a). By means of setting a context for the arguments that follow, the chapter begins with a critique of concepts of alignment, competitive advantage, enterprise systems, and knowledge management.

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