Information systems development: where does knowledge lie and how does learning occur?

Information systems development: where does knowledge lie and how does learning occur? Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to delineate a road map for development and learning in organizations using information systems as a key trigger. Design/methodology/approach – This is a conceptual paper using arguments from the information systems development (ISD) literature. Findings – The authors show that there are two knowledge sources, external and internal; and the interaction of these diverse knowledge sources is needed for the effective utilization of information systems as a development and learning tool in organizations. Originality/value – The authors recommend that organizations should seek to learn during ISD processes as well as learning from the project outcome. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Development and Learning in Organizations Emerald Publishing

Information systems development: where does knowledge lie and how does learning occur?

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2008 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
1477-7282
DOI
10.1108/14777280810861785
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Abstract

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to delineate a road map for development and learning in organizations using information systems as a key trigger. Design/methodology/approach – This is a conceptual paper using arguments from the information systems development (ISD) literature. Findings – The authors show that there are two knowledge sources, external and internal; and the interaction of these diverse knowledge sources is needed for the effective utilization of information systems as a development and learning tool in organizations. Originality/value – The authors recommend that organizations should seek to learn during ISD processes as well as learning from the project outcome.

Journal

Development and Learning in OrganizationsEmerald Publishing

Published: Apr 4, 2008

Keywords: Information systems; Learning; Knowledge management; Organizations

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