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Characterizing IS Development Projects [chapter]

Kees Slooten, Bert Hodes
1996 Method Engineering  
The result of this research is a starting point for a contingency approach of information systems development projects in a bank. Keywords Systems development, situated methods, method engineering S.  ...  The applied contingency model is based on existing literature about situated method engineering.  ...  Method Engineering is performed by configuring a project approach or situated method for systems development, utilizing existing method fragments to serve the project in context.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35080-6_3 fatcat:dloqv6s4dngplp4pqoywckmbwm

Contingent information systems development

Kees van Slooten, Bram Schoonhoven
1996 Journal of Systems and Software  
Situated approaches based on project contingencies are becoming more and more an important research topic for information systems development organizations.  ...  The Information Services Organization, which was investigated, has recognized that it should tune its systems development approaches to the specific situation.  ...  Situated method engineering has been defined by van Slooten and Brinkkemper (1993) as follows: The process of configuring a project scenario for information systems development using existing methods  ... 
doi:10.1016/0164-1212(95)00186-7 fatcat:rg5m3egt5nb3voayxusoymhz3e

Method engineering: engineering of information systems development methods and tools

Sjaak Brinkkemper
1996 Information and Software Technology  
This paper proposes the term method engineering for the research field of the construction of information systems development methods and tools.  ...  One major research topic in method engineering is discussed in depth: situational methods, i.e. the configuration of a project approach that is tuned to the project at hand.  ...  of method engineering.  ... 
doi:10.1016/0950-5849(95)01059-9 fatcat:w7gnoy3us5cnhbypbudo74r5dq

An Approach to Creating Design Methods for the Implementation of Product Software: The Case of Web Information Systems [chapter]

Lutzen Luinenburg, Slinger Jansen, Jurriaan Souer, Sjaak Brinkkemper, Inge van de Weerd
2008 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The approach has been applied in a practical case study of a series of web information system design projects.  ...  This paper presents an approach that creates design methods for product software design projects. The resulting design method is used to create a complete, maintainable, and durable product design.  ...  In this paper we propose an approach for design projects, using situational method engineering.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-87991-6_50 fatcat:2f4jbsrzxjeavnlyvrmiajkype

Developing an Architecture Method Library [article]

R.D.T. Janssen, H.A. Proper, H. Bosma, D. Verhoef, S.J.B.A. Hoppenbrouwers
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Today, there are millions of professionals worldwide acting as a designer, architect or engineer in the design, realization, and implementation of information systems.  ...  Feedback mechanisms are possible to improve the contents of the library, for example by giving feedback on the method components in the library.  ...  systems engineering project.  ... 
arXiv:2105.07396v2 fatcat:kqzejbv2orairomharp2i4zntu

Position paper on "How far harmonisation?" [chapter]

J. J. Odell
1995 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
.), Information System Concepts © IFIP International Federation for Information Processing 1995  ...  A methodology is a body of methods employed by a discipline. A method is a procedure for attaining something. E. D. Falkenberg et al.  ...  Method engineering is the coordinated and systematic approach to establishing work methods. Methodologies for information system (I.S.) development are always of a generic nature.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-34870-4_33 fatcat:4wv5dg42wffh3g6wkhejajez6q

A Risk Management Approach based on Situational Method Engineering

Guilherme Pereira, Fabrício Severo, Lisandra M. Fontoura
2012 Conferencia Iberoamericana de Software Engineering  
Situational Method Engineering (SME) focuses on building project specific method/process according to the situation at hand.  ...  This paper proposes an approach to prevent software project risks through software process tailoring based on SME concepts. Preventive actions are inserted in the tailored process to prevent risks.  ...  Furthermore do not apply the SME approach for a specific purpose like we did for SRM. ] proposes a situational method for governance, risk prevention and compliance information systems with focus on method  ... 
dblp:conf/cibse/PereiraSF12 fatcat:taxakcarojgyfe3hzlgecjlh6e

A System Engineering Approach to e-Infrastructure [chapter]

Marcel J., Edison Spi
2012 Systems Engineering - Practice and Theory  
Soft methods are aimed at systems in which human and social institutions are present, these methods have an underlying concept and theory of systems, with which the Systems Engineering approach can focus  ...  This chapter is about Systems Engineering in the design of e-Infrastructure Systems, using Soft System Methods to develop a Systemic Socio-technical approach, crucial in order to identify the correct quality  ...  Soft system method approach There are several Systems Engineering approaches to address a solution to a problem.  ... 
doi:10.5772/32736 fatcat:cpvz64yoyfanlo5xtnypagu35i

Situational method engineering: combining assembly-based and roadmap-driven approaches

Isabelle Mirbel, Jolita Ralyté
2005 Requirements Engineering  
Because the engineering situation of each Information System Development (ISD) project is different, engineering methods need to be adapted, transformed or enhanced to satisfy the project situation.  ...  approach for engineer-specific method configuration.  ...  Traditional Information Systems (IS) engineering methods cannot be applied as they are; they need to be adapted, transformed, or enhanced to satisfy the project situation at hand.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00766-005-0019-0 fatcat:awwq7uzhg5afzjrquzcouyugqu

Taxonomic Dimensions for Studying Situational Method Development [chapter]

Mehmet N. Aydin, Frank Harmsen, Jos van Hillegersberg
2007 IFIP International Federation for Information Processing  
This paper is concerned with fragmented literature on situational method development, which is one of fundamental topics related to information systems development (ISD) methods.  ...  Upon the extensive review of relevant research, this paper shows how this literature fragmentation has resulted in and what needs to be done to make sense of the various understandings for studying situational  ...  One of the earliest uses of this model for determining Management Information Systems design approaches is in [21] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-73947-2_13 fatcat:t7giyo5cj5a3ne6pvm5wrjx3ye

Evidence-Based Usability Engineering [chapter]

Eduard Metzker, Harald Reiterer
2002 Computer-Aided Design of User Interfaces III  
In this paper we propose an approach for the systematic integration of humancentered design (HCD) methods throughout the whole software development process called evidence-based usability engineering.  ...  Instead of clinging to a fixed process model of the usability engineering process our approach advocates a paradigm of situated decision making.  ...  system. 7.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-94-010-0421-3_28 fatcat:klj63xdmezdzzlstrhp2flnbbu

A situational implementation method for web-based content management system-applications: method engineering and validation in practice

Inge van de Weerd, Sjaak Brinkkemper, Jurriaan Souer, Johan Versendaal
2006 Software Process: Improvement and Practice  
In this research, an assembly based situational method engineering approach is proposed for constructing an implementation method for web-based CMS applications.  ...  The approach consists of four steps: (a) identification of implementation situations, (b) selection of candidate methods, (c) analysis and storage of relevant fragments in the method base, and (d) assembly  ...  We also thank the project team members of both customer organizations for their cooperation in testing and validating WEM.  ... 
doi:10.1002/spip.294 fatcat:sv7kru3oofebtixa4j3u3mdsfq

MC Sandbox: Devising a tool for method-user-centered method configuration

Fredrik Karlsson, Pär J. Ågerfalk
2012 Information and Software Technology  
Method engineering approaches are often based on the assumption that method users are able to explicitly express their situational method requirements.  ...  However, similar to software requirements, situational method requirements are often vague and hard to explicate.  ...  Acknowledgements This work has been financially supported by the Knowledge Foundation (KK-Foundation) through the programme for the promotion of research in IT at new universities and university colleges  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.infsof.2011.12.009 fatcat:3mnd3zwd4nc3vboav4sio2qaqm

Implementation of MBSE Practices within Integrated PLM Solutions

S.P. Shcheinikov
2020 KnE Engineering  
The article provides a general analysis of the current state of information ecosystems that implement the practice of model-based system engineering.  ...  Keywords: System Engineering, Model-based system engineering (MBSE), Product lifecycle management (PLM), Capella, Modeling Tool, ARCADIA.  ...  Existing methods for managing project teams concentrate mostly on cooperation; describe the principles of work of team members and their interaction.  ... 
doi:10.18502/keg.v5i3.6778 fatcat:azku3d54hjg7pbnjgz5mg4pazu

Intranet facilitated knowledge management: A theory and tool for defining situational methods [chapter]

Marnix Klooster, Sjaak Brinkkemper, Frank Harmsen, Gerard Wijers
1997 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The knowledge acquisition exercise took place in three large organizations for information systems development involving 43 experienced project managers.  ...  The collected results of the empirical work'were filled in the Mouseion tool, an intranet application with hypermedia facilities (WWW, tip, newsgroups and search engines) for situational method support  ...  Acknowledgements: The authors would like to thank RCC/Roccade, ABN-AMRO and KPMG for participating in the research, and Jimmy Witkarn, Alfred van der Veen, and Kees van Slooten for their contributions  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-63107-0_22 fatcat:ldvokmxotjgqhpziqvvpjuuj5a
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