A REASONED APPROACH TO ERROR HANDLING - Position Paper on Work-in-Progress

Tamara Babaian, Wendy Lucas

Abstract

It is widely acknowledged that Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems are difficult to use. Our own studies have revealed that one of the largest sources of frustration for ERP users is the inadequate support in error situations afforded by these systems. We propose an approach to error handling in which reasoning on the part of the system enables it to behave as a collaborative partner in helping its users understand the causes of errors and, whenever possible, make the necessary corrections. While our focus here is on ERP systems, this approach could be applied to any system for improving its error handling capabilities.

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Babaian T. and Lucas W. (2008). A REASONED APPROACH TO ERROR HANDLING - Position Paper on Work-in-Progress . In Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8111-40-1, pages 420-423. DOI: 10.5220/0001727304200423


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis08,
author={Tamara Babaian and Wendy Lucas},
title={A REASONED APPROACH TO ERROR HANDLING - Position Paper on Work-in-Progress},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS,},
year={2008},
pages={420-423},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001727304200423},
isbn={978-989-8111-40-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS,
TI - A REASONED APPROACH TO ERROR HANDLING - Position Paper on Work-in-Progress
SN - 978-989-8111-40-1
AU - Babaian T.
AU - Lucas W.
PY - 2008
SP - 420
EP - 423
DO - 10.5220/0001727304200423