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Journal Issue
Volume 7 Issue 1 / Sep 2004  pp1‑66

Editor: Dan Remenyi

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Measuring the Performance of the IT Function in the UK Health Service Using a Balanced Scorecard Approach  pp1‑10

Maurice Atkinson

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Evaluating the Benefits of Regional Electronic Marketplaces: Assessing the Quality of the REM Success Model  pp11‑20

Denise E Gengatharen, Craig Standing

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Questionnaire Based Usability Evaluation of Hospital Information Systems  pp21‑30

Kai-Christoph Hamborg, Brigitte Vehse, Hans-Bernd Bludau

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Developing an Evaluation Instrument for e‑Commerce Web Sites from the First‑Time Buyer's Viewpoint  pp31‑42

Wei-Hsi Hung, Robert J McQueen

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The Evaluation of Software Quality Factors in Very Large Information Systems  pp43‑48

Souheil Khaddaj, G Horgan

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Abstract

A quality model links together and defines the various software metrics and measurement techniques that an organisation uses which when measured, the approach taken must be sufficiently general for hybrid hardware and software systems. In this work software quality factors that should be taken into account in very large information systems will be considered. Such systems will require a high degree of parallelism and will involve a large number of processing elements. We start by identifying the metrics and measurement approaches that can be used. Many of the quality factors would be applied in similar way for sequential and paralleldistributed architectures, however a number of factors will be investigated which are relevant to the parallel class. In such a system many elements can fail which can have major impact on the system's performance, and therefore it affects the costbenefit factors. Portability and usability are other major problems that need to be taken into account when considering all the relevant factors that affect quality for such environments. 

 

Keywords: Quality Modeling, Quality Measurement, Software Quality, Very Large Information Systems, Distributed Computing

 

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The Impact of IT investment in RSA e‑Commerce SME Organisations!  pp49‑56

Sam Lubbe

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A Chronic Wound Healing Information Technology System: Design, Testing, and Evaluation in Clinic  pp57‑66

Antonio Sánchez

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