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Towards a wider application of the systems approach in information systems and software engineering

Petkov, Petkov and Edgar-Nevill, Petkov and Madachy, R. and O'Connor, Rory (2010) Towards a wider application of the systems approach in information systems and software engineering. In: Paradice, D., (ed.) Emerging Systems Approaches in Information Technologies: Concepts, Theories, and Applications. IGI GLOBAL, pp. 67-85. ISBN 978-1-60566-976-2

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Abstract

The chapter provides possible directions for the wider application of the systems approach to information systems development. Potential improvement of software development practices is linked by some leading experts to the application of more systemic ideas. However, the current state of the practice in software engineering and information systems development shows the urgent need for improvement through greater application of systems thinking.

Item Type:Book Section
Refereed:Yes
Uncontrolled Keywords:systems approach; software engineering; computer science; process
Subjects:Computer Science > Information technology
Computer Science > Software engineering
DCU Faculties and Centres:DCU Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Engineering and Computing > School of Computing
Publisher:IGI GLOBAL
Official URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-60566-976-2
Copyright Information:© 2010 IGI Global
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
ID Code:17559
Deposited On:30 Oct 2012 11:25 by Rory O'Connor. Last Modified 30 Oct 2012 11:25

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