Involving End Users to Mitigate Risk in IS Development Projects

Chintan Amrit, Jos van Hillegersberg, Bart van Diest
2013 Journal of Organizational and End User Computing  
In this paper we aim to gain insight into the relationship between user participation modes and project risk factors, and then we construct a model that can be used to determine how user participation can be successfully applied in ISD projects with a given set of risk factors. We perform an in-depth literature review, which aims to clarify the concept of user participation as part of risk management. We then report on the results of a case study in Cap Gemini where we conduct an exploratory
more » ... t an exploratory research of the application of user participation in practice. For this exploratory research, a quantitative and qualitative research method was designed in the form of a survey and interviews. Through the results from our case study, we gain insight into the relationship between user participation and IS project risk and also determine how user participation can be used to mitigate such risk.
doi:10.4018/joeuc.2013070105 fatcat:zce3sedhafhmfj47w2o4p7yjqy