Challenges in IS evolution benefit assessment
ISSN der Zeitschrift
Business Information Systems – 9th International Conference on Business Information Systems (BIS 2006)
Regular Research Papers
Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V.
In this paper, the challenges of information system evolution benefit assessment are reviewed. Classical investment criteria and their advantages and disadvantages with respect to evolution options assessment are studied. The following potential challenges in evolution investment decision making were identified: selecting a proper analysis method, acquisition of suitable metrics and follow-up data, and valuation of the results. A preliminary framework, ISEBA, was developed to address these challenges.