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Anchoring data quality dimensions in ontological foundations
of an organization. A leading computer industry information service firm indicated that it “expects most business process reengineering initiatives to fail through lack of attention to data quality.”Expand
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On the ontological expressiveness of information systems analysis and design grammars
We formally examine the notion of ontological expressiveness of a grammar and discuss some of its implications for the design and use of ISAD methodologies. Expand
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On the deep structure of information systems
We describe three models we have developed of information systems' deep structure properties. Expand
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Research Commentary: Information Systems and Conceptual Modeling - A Research Agenda
Within the information systems field, the task of conceptual modeling involves building a representation of selected phenomena in some domain. High-quality conceptual modeling work is importantExpand
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An Ontological Model of an Information System
An ontological model of an information system that provides precise definitions of fundamental concepts like system, subsystem, and coupling is proposed. Expand
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A framework for empirical evaluation of conceptual modeling techniques
The paper presents a framework for the empirical evaluation of conceptual modeling techniques used in requirements engineering. Expand
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An ontological analysis of the relationship construct in conceptual modeling
We use ontology, which is the branch of philosophy dealing with models of reality, to analyze the meaning of common conceptual modeling constructs and derive rules for the use of relationships in entity-relationship conceptual modeling. Expand
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Organizational memory information systems: a transactive memory approach
We present a framework for managing organizational memory based on transactive memory, a mechanism of collective memory in small groups. Expand
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Complexity and clarity in conceptual modeling: Comparison of mandatory and optional properties
We use the Cognitive Theory of Multimedia Learning is used to hypothesize superior local information provided by mandatory properties can lead to improved viewer understanding of a model. Expand
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An Ontological Evaluation of Systems Analysis and Design Methods
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