Project failures: Continuing challenges for sustainable information systems

Pericles Loucopoulos, K. Lyytinen, K. Liu, T. Gilb, L. A. Maciaszek

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Much has been written and many discussions have taken place on the causes and curcs of IT projects. This introspection is not a new phenomenon. It has been going on as long as industrial size IT systems became into being. The continuing reliance of businesses. government and society on such systems coupled to the realisation that only a little progress has been made in the last 20-30 years in delivering effective and efficient systems are Sufficient motivations for continuing this debate. This paper is the product Of Such a public debate by the authors during the 2004 International Conference on Enterprise Information System. The paper focuses on four topics: ecological complexity. product complexity. project management and education.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEnterprise Information Systems VI
Editors Seruca, J Cordeiro, S Hammoudi, J Filipe
Place of PublicationDordrecht, The Netherlands
PublisherSpringer, Springer Nature
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9781402036750
ISBN (Print)1402036744, 9781402036743, 9789048169276
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Event6th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS 2004) - Oporto, Portugal
Duration: 14 Apr 200417 Apr 2004


Conference6th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS 2004)

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