Title: Improving information systems productivity: a need for revolution

Authors: H. Van Tran, Charles Hardwick

Addresses: School of Business and Public Administration, University of Houston-Clear Lake, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Box 327, Houston, Texas 77058, USA. ' School of Business and 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 of 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 to help the IS profession increase its productivity dramatically.

Keywords: commercial reorganisation; information systems industry; information systems profession; information systems specialisation; information systems standardisation; productivity.

DOI: 10.1504/IJCAT.1993.062608

International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, 1993 Vol.6 No.1, pp.5 - 10

Published online: 10 Jun 2014 *

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