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An Alternative Model for Measuring the Success of IS projects: the GPIS model

Saleh, Y and Alshawi, M 2005, 'An Alternative Model for Measuring the Success of IS projects: the GPIS model ' , Journal of Enterprise Information Management, 18 (1) , pp. 47-63.

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Abstract

Purpose - Aims to present an alternative holistic measurement model, the general practitioner IS (GPIS) measurement model, which assists managers in determining the organisation's state of readiness prior to IS investment. Design/methodology/approach - The model is based on assessing four organisational key elements: IT infrastructure, processes, people and work environment. Findings - Presents a classification of the current IS success measurement approaches. The existing approaches were classified into three categories: product-based, process-based, and general maturity-based. The paper highlighted their shortcomings and explained the need for an alternative holistic model to measure IS success in contributing to the business objectives. This has led to the development of a quick reference model "GPIS" to enable organisations to determine their current and required state of readiness for a particular IS project. Originality/value - The paper presents a novel categorisation of the literature in this field.

Item Type: Article
Themes: Subjects / Themes > T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Subjects / Themes > T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Built and Human Environment
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of the Built Environment
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of the Built Environment > Centre for Information Technology in Construction
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Enterprise Information Management
Publisher: Emerald
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 1741-0398
Depositing User: H Kenna
Date Deposited: 19 Sep 2007 16:15
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 16:48
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/562

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