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    Contextualising Information Quality: A Method-Based Approach


    Helfert, Markus and Foley, Owen (2010) Contextualising Information Quality: A Method-Based Approach. 4th International Workshop on Enterprise Systems and Technology. pp. 149-163. ISSN 978-989-8425-44-7

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    Abstract

    Information Quality is an ever increasing problem. Despite the advancements in technology and information quality investment the problem continues to grow. The context of the deployment of an information system in a complex environment and its associated information quality problems has yet to be fully examined by researchers. Our research endeavours to address this shortfall by specifying a method for context related information quality. A method engineering approach is employed to specify such a method for context related information quality dimension selection. Furthermore, the research presented in this paper examined different information systems’ context factors and their effect upon information quality dimensions both objectively and subjectively. Our contribution is a novel information quality method that is context related; that is it takes the user, task and environment into account. Results of an experiment indicate as well as feedback from practitioners confirm the application of our method and indeed that context affects the perception of information quality.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Information quality; Method; Context; Method engineering;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Business
    Item ID: 12866
    Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.5220/0004466101490163
    Depositing User: Markus Helfert
    Date Deposited: 12 May 2020 09:56
    Journal or Publication Title: 4th International Workshop on Enterprise Systems and Technology
    Publisher: Science and Technology Publications
    Refereed: Yes
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