Title: An AHP-based approach to PMISs assessment
Authors: Mario Enea; Cinzia Muriana
Addresses: Department of Chemical, Management, Informatics and Mechanical Engineering, University of Palermo, Viale delle Scienze, 90128, Italy ' Department of Chemical, Management, Informatics and Mechanical Engineering, University of Palermo, Viale delle Scienze, 90128, Italy
Abstract: The project management environment gets complex and subject to uncertainty. The firm's managers need of tools supporting the decision-making process in order to properly manage project information. PMISs provide features facilitating the project management. The variety of software and the ambiguity of features meaning make the choice of the PMIS a difficult task. The literature analysis confirms the importance of user engagement in features and PMIS assessment and the lack of methodologies satisfying such a task. The paper focuses on the classification and assessment of features of PMIS considering the firm's needs. A case study is presented for the evaluation of a PMISs sample.
Keywords: project management information systems; PMIS assessment; multicriteria decision making; MCDM; analytical hierarchy process; AHP; software assessment; case study.
International Journal of Business Environment, 2015 Vol.7 No.1, pp.32 - 60
Received: 07 Nov 2013
Accepted: 17 Jan 2014
Published online: 30 Nov 2014 *