Michael Lang

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Because research find ings often do not have direct or immediate relevance to IS professionals in industry , the question arises as to how those findings should be disseminated to them in a suitable form at such time as they do become relevant. A central argument of this paper is that the traditional mechanisms whereby academic researchers disseminate their(More)
1 Motivation Newest publications resume the impact of application marketplaces as an arbitra-tive competitive advantage in the market of mobile devices (Laube 2009, p. 8). Neologisms like " App-Mania " (Sandin 2009, p. 1) stand for this evolution on the mobile side. On the PC side other trends in form of Software-as-a-Service or electronic marketplaces and(More)
Usability and security are often portrayed as though they are competing priorities in information systems development. Given that both are essential to the design of an effective system, it is important that these two prerogatives should be reconciled. In recent years, there is growing concern with the rising incidence of on-line impersonation, theft and(More)
A number of recent surveys of Web development have revealed that typical project timeframes are of the order of 3 months. This paper reports the findings of a field study conducted in Ireland which set out to contribute towards a better understanding of the nature of high-speed Web development practices. Qualitative interview data was gathered from 14(More)
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