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Use of Evaluation Results in IT Evaluation: a Pre Study
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Science and Engineering, School of Computer Science, Physics and Mathematics. (Informatik)
2012 (English)In: Nordic Evaluation Conference 2012 / [ed] Flemming Larsen, Evert Vedung, 2012Conference paper, Published paper (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

Expectations on investmenst in information technology (IT) may include financial returns, organizational effectiveness, personal efficiency, new ways to organize work, process improvements and more. IS research has therefore focused on evaluation of IT-investment for decades and there is an ongoing debate on how to utilize the IT assets. One theme in this discussion is betterment based on evaluation results. In this study a small sample of articles was investigated with focus on“use of evaluation results” and on “use of general evaluation concepts” . The study shows that betterment and learning via use of evaluation results are the most common suggestions and that use of general evaluation concepts and terms was absent.    

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2012.
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IS/IT evaluation, use of evaluation results, use of general evaluation concepts
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Social Sciences
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Computer and Information Sciences Computer Science, Information Systems
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URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-22460OAI: oai:DiVA.org:lnu-22460DiVA, id: diva2:720906
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Nordic Evaluation Conference, Ålborg 2012-06-12--06-14
Available from: 2014-06-02 Created: 2012-11-13 Last updated: 2014-06-09Bibliographically approved

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