Kin Chung Liu, Dennis F. Kehoe, Dong Li


Selection of technology in IT projects is recognized as a multi-criteria decision-making (MDCM) problem because it is important to incorporate multiple opinions from people and consider the interdependence among criteria (Lee and Kim, 2000). Various techniques were proposed to address the technology selection problems and some of them, such as analytic hierarchy process (AHP) (e.g. Bard, 1986), were proved effective in literatures. However, technology selection problem in a system development project can be viewed as a system design activity and there is lack of literatures view technology selection from system design perspective and integrate it with other system design activity. The research argues that AHP can be applied to generate technology specification and other useful information for system design purpose, in additions of technology selection. A high-level system design framework and the FAHP-based technology selection and specification (TSS) methodology are presented in this paper.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Chung Liu K., F. Kehoe D. and Li D. (2008). A FAHP-BASED TECHNOLOGY SELECTION AND SPECIFICATION METHODOLOGY . In Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8111-38-8, pages 161-168. DOI: 10.5220/0001721001610168

in Bibtex Style

author={Kin Chung Liu and Dennis F. Kehoe and Dong Li},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
SN - 978-989-8111-38-8
AU - Chung Liu K.
AU - F. Kehoe D.
AU - Li D.
PY - 2008
SP - 161
EP - 168
DO - 10.5220/0001721001610168