A widely held understanding of coordination in software development is that it focuses on coordinating development activities to achieve a common goal. Our study, a case study in an international ICT company, suggests that in multi-site environment, it is not enough to coordinate development activities to achieve a common goal. Rather, more emphasis should… (More)
Traditional requirement engineering approaches pay little attention to how the requirements are interpreted and shared by different parties in an organization. Our study extends the previous research of social and organizational requirement elicitation by suggesting that requirement shaping during a project can be described as a process where attitudes and… (More)
Although requirement evolution is a widely recognized phenomenon, there are only a few approaches for measuring it. These existing approaches are based on the assumption that all the requirements exist and can be seen in the requirement elicitation and analysis phases. They do not include provisions for the emergence during systems development of new… (More)
During the TIKLI-project, we have experienced that engaging students towards self-directed learning and working in the projects is challenging. In this project, we piloted a new learning environment for information technology students.
This paper presents a study of how the custom IS organizational culture influences ISD practices in organizations developing tailored information systems. We studied four organizations by applying grounded theory and using organizational culture perspective as a lens to the data. The study provides example that illustrate the importance of partnership with… (More)