Potential pitfalls in packaged software adoption

Light, Ben (2005) Potential pitfalls in packaged software adoption. Communications of the ACM, 48(5), pp. 119-121.

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The common reasons for those in organizations adopting large config- urable packaged software products are compelling. Problems with the existing software situation, the supposed predictability and perceived business benefits of packaged software, and various social influences, can lead to packages being preferred to custom approaches. Yet, for every reason, there is a potential associated problem that must be understood before an informed adoption decision can be made...

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ID Code: 75722
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
DOI: 10.1145/1060710.1060742
ISSN: 0001-0782
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES (200100)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2005 Association for Computing Machinery, Inc.
Deposited On: 31 Aug 2014 22:28
Last Modified: 30 Jul 2016 15:52

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