Towards a Theory of Information Systems: The FRISCO Approach

  title={Towards a Theory of Information Systems: The FRISCO Approach},
  author={Wolfgang Hesse and Alex A. Verrijn-Stuart},
Information Systems (IS) is among the most widespread terms in the Computer Science field but a well founded, widely accepted theory of IS is still missing. With the Internet publication of the FRISCO report, the IFIP task group "FRamework of Information System COncepts" has taken a first step towards such a theory. Among the major achievements of this report are: (1) it builds on a solid basis formed by semiotics and ontology, (2) it defines a compendium of about 100 core IS concepts in a… CONTINUE READING


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