Improving Mutual Understanding of Development Artifacts: A Semiotics-Based Approach

Jenniifer Ferreira, Robert E. Crossler, Gary Haggard
2007 Americas Conference on Information Systems  
The success of information system development projects is critically dependent on arriving at a shared understanding of the desired outcome by all project stakeholders. To communicate such understanding among stakeholders, development artifacts such as design specifications, prototypes, and user stories are created. This paper presents a new project management tool to measure and ensure common understanding of such development artifacts. The method is based on Peirce's theory of semiotics and
more » ... yer's theory of learning. The application of the method is demonstrated using a brief example.
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