Towards a distinctive body of knowledge for Information Systems experts: coding ISD process knowledge in two IS journals

@article{Iivari2004TowardsAD,
  title={Towards a distinctive body of knowledge for Information Systems experts: coding ISD process knowledge in two IS journals},
  author={Juhani Iivari and Rudy Hirschheim and Heinz K. Klein},
  journal={Information Systems Journal},
  year={2004},
  volume={14}
}
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