A Role-Based Framework for Information System Self-Development [chapter]

Mart Roost, Rein Kuusik, Tarmo Veskioja
2001 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
This paper presents an approach to information systems development based on contemporary business and organization models. Business organizations are changing very quickly and their information systems must evolve dynamically with them. We have developed a concept of IS self-development where the information system is treated as an active information view or a level of a business organization providing and mediating not only the information and communication services but also the development
more » ... vices of the organization and its IS. This makes it possible for IS development processes to be handled in the context of the organizational roles of the business organization, allowing specialized development organizations to focus on services for IS development. A meta-model of the architecture of the IS development process and a general methodological frameworkfor modeling and organizing such subject-centered development processes have been developed. The paper reflects the current status of an ongoing project (Estonian Science Foundation grant G3765).
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35489-7_8 fatcat:izdtcikiqfchxb6c6wg5wbar3i