Torbjörn Nordström

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The purpose of this paper is to elaborate on the theme of the relevance of IS research. Based on recent experiments and experiences in the borderland between research and practice and politics we suggest some additions to the discussion of the IS research relevance in Fitzgerald (2001). One addition concerns relevance to whom, where we suggest considering a(More)
The purpose of this paper is to present empirical findings suggesting a mechanism that caused a well-managed systems development project to counteract its own strategic aim. The case study concerns a large strategically important business development project in a multinational corporation. The project was built on a vision of a ‘new’ company, utilising IT(More)
Organisations depend on IT for successful completion of many organisational activities. A distinction can be made between organisations with an IT-dependency of type-1, where IT-artefacts perform earlier manual routines, and organisations with an IT-dependency of type-2, where organisations utilise already digital data to enable new or radically improved(More)
1 Center for Life Course Health Research, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland 2 Medical Research Center Oulu, Oulu University Hospital and University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland 3 Institute of Clinical Medicine (Psychiatry), University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland 4 Departments of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio 5 Departments of Psychiatry,(More)
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