Title: Improving information systems productivity: a need for revolution

Authors: Prof H. Van Tran, Prof Charles Hardwick

Addresses: School of Business & Public Administration, University of Houston-Clear Lake, 2700 Bay Area Blvd. Box 327, Houston, Texas 77058, USA. ' School of Business & Public Administration, University of Houston-Clear Lake, 2700 Bay Area Blvd. Box 327, Houston, Texas 77058, USA

Abstract: Current work practices in the development and maintenance or information systems (IS) are inefficient and similar to those found in the automobile industry a century ago. A revolution is needed to bring a quick end to these work practices and help the IS profession to dramatically increase its productivity.

Keywords: information systems; productivity; applications software.

DOI: 10.1504/IJCEELL.1992.030400

International Journal of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning, 1992 Vol.2 No.2/3/4, pp.238 - 247

Available online: 15 Dec 2009 *

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