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Journal Issue
Volume 10 Issue 1, ECITE 2006 Special / Jan 2007  pp1‑122

Editor: Dan Remenyi

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Searching for e‑Business Performance Measurement Systems  pp1‑8

David Barnes, Matthew Hinton

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Evaluation of Content Management Systems (CMS): a Supply Analysis  pp9‑22

Clara Benevolo, Serena Negri

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Evaluating Motivational Factors Involved at Different Stages in an IS Outsourcing Decision Process  pp23‑30

Linda Bergkvist, Björn Johansson

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The Implementation of a New Student Management Information System (MIS) at an Irish Institute of Technology — An Ex Post Evaluation of its Success  pp31‑44

Marian Carcary, Ger Long, Dan Remenyi

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Auditing the Data Confidentiality of Wireless Local Area Networks  pp45‑56

Peter Clutterbuck, Terry Rowlands, Owen Seamons

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IT Evaluation Frameworks — Do They Make a Valuable Contribution? A Critique of Some of the Classic Models for use by SMEs  pp57‑64

Pat Costello, Andy Sloane, Rob Moreton

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A Framework for the Evaluation of Meta‑Modelling Tools  pp65‑72

Lutz Kirchner, Jürgen Jung

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Proposal of a Compact IT Value Assessment Method  pp73‑82

Przemyslaw Lech

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Evaluating Enterprise Systems Implementation Methodologies in Action: Focusing Formalised and Situational Aspects  pp83‑90

Daniela Mihailescu, Sven A. Carlsson, Marius Mihailescu

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Information System Architecture Metrics: an Enterprise Engineering Evaluation Approach  pp91‑122

André Vasconcelos, Pedro Sousa, José Tribolet

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Abstract

Although some important technological developments have been achieved during last decade, information systems still do not answer efficiently enough to the continuous demands that organisations are facing — causing a non‑ alignment between business and information technologies (IT) and therefore reducing organisation competitive abilities. This paper proposes sixteen metrics for the Information System Architecture (ISA) evaluation, supported in an ISA modelling framework. The major goal of the metrics proposed is to assist the architect previewing the impact of hisher ISA design choices on the non‑functional qualities of the Enterprise Information System (EIS), ensuring EIS better align with business needs. The metrics proposed are based on the research accomplished by other authors, from the knowledge in other more mature areas and on the authors experience on real world ISA evaluation projects. The metrics proposed are applied to an e‑government project in order to support the definition of a suitable ISA for a set of business and technological requirements. 

 

Keywords: Information system architecture metrics, information system architecture evaluation, enterprise information system, ceo framework, e-government project evaluation

 

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