THE PROFILES OF PROJECTS SUPPLIED BY A FULL-SCALE ICT-SERVICES PROVIDER

Ari P. Hirvonen, Jarmo J. Ahonen, Mirja Pulkkinen

Abstract

The role of modern ICT-services providers has changed from easily defined system engineers to full-scale providers. The types, or profiles, of projects supplied by such providers are not very well understood. In this article a company specific analysis of a set of projects is presented. The analysis clarifies the types of projects and discusses the features of those types. Five distinctive profiles of projects were found excluding the maintenance. Some of the profiles were unexpected and seem to reflect the changing nature of the system engineering market. This change shows that changes to existing methodologies and new methodologies are required in order to offer proper methodological support for modern full-scale ICT-services providers.

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P. Hirvonen A., J. Ahonen J. and Pulkkinen M. (2004). THE PROFILES OF PROJECTS SUPPLIED BY A FULL-SCALE ICT-SERVICES PROVIDER . In Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 972-8865-00-7, pages 123-130. DOI: 10.5220/0002632001230130


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@conference{iceis04,
author={Ari P. Hirvonen and Jarmo J. Ahonen and Mirja Pulkkinen},
title={THE PROFILES OF PROJECTS SUPPLIED BY A FULL-SCALE ICT-SERVICES PROVIDER},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},
year={2004},
pages={123-130},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002632001230130},
isbn={972-8865-00-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
TI - THE PROFILES OF PROJECTS SUPPLIED BY A FULL-SCALE ICT-SERVICES PROVIDER
SN - 972-8865-00-7
AU - P. Hirvonen A.
AU - J. Ahonen J.
AU - Pulkkinen M.
PY - 2004
SP - 123
EP - 130
DO - 10.5220/0002632001230130