Toward Enabling IS Agility with Initiatives

Wanda Opprecht, Anastasiya Yurchyshyna, Michel Léonard

Abstract

The uncertain, unpredictable and ever-changing conditions of the information system (IS) enterprise environment require adaptive and holistic approaches from the IS engineering methods. As an answer, the agile paradigm has emerged in the business as well as in the software and IS development. In this context, we consider the idea that initiatives could play a prominent role in the IS evolution steering, particularly to the enterprise IS agility. IS evolution initiatives should be considered as opportunities for an IS to sustainably evolve, to support the enterprise transversal and value-creating activities and to be part of the IS steering methods. In this paper, we define the notion of initiative and propose an approach based on a set of inter-related IS steering meta-models and method components where initiatives play the role of agility enablers.

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Opprecht W., Yurchyshyna A. and Léonard M. (2012). Toward Enabling IS Agility with Initiatives . In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8565-12-9, pages 278-282. DOI: 10.5220/0004093202780282


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@conference{iceis12,
author={Wanda Opprecht and Anastasiya Yurchyshyna and Michel Léonard},
title={Toward Enabling IS Agility with Initiatives},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},
year={2012},
pages={278-282},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004093202780282},
isbn={978-989-8565-12-9},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
TI - Toward Enabling IS Agility with Initiatives
SN - 978-989-8565-12-9
AU - Opprecht W.
AU - Yurchyshyna A.
AU - Léonard M.
PY - 2012
SP - 278
EP - 282
DO - 10.5220/0004093202780282