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Information systems outsourcing: a survey and analysis of the literature
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This paper seeks to address this need by exploring and synthesizing the academic literature on IS outsourcing. Expand
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Information systems outsourcing : myths, metaphors, and realities
From the Publisher: The outsourcing revolution is underway as increasing numbers of major corporations transfer their information systems (IS) assets, leases and staff to third-party vendors.Expand
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Four paradigms of information systems development
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Developing computer-based information systems necessarily involves making a number of implicit and explicit assumptions. Expand
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A paradigmatic and methodological examination of information systems research from 1991 to 2001
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We examined 1893 articles published in eight major IS publication outlets between 1991 and 2001 and found that the field has been dominated by the positivist paradigm, despite calls to the contrary. Expand
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The Dynamics of Alignment: Insights from a Punctuated Equilibrium Model
Several prior articles have emphasized the importance of alignment between business and information system (IS) strategies, and between business and IS structures. Seeking to advance ourExpand
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Crisis in the IS Field? A Critical Reflection on the State of the Discipline
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This paper explores the issue of whether the field of IS is in crisis. Expand
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INFORMATION SYSTEMS EPISTEMOLOGY: AN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE
There are some important issues associated with knowledge and its acquisition which, if realized, could make quite a shift in our thinking about what constitutes valid research. They have a richExpand
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Symbolism and Information Systems Development: Myth, Metaphor and Magic
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It is our intention to challenge the commonly held assumption that information systems development (ISD) can be conceived of as a normative process reflecting conventional economic rationality. Expand
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