Diffusing Software Product and Process Innovations

IFIP TC8 WG8.6 Fourth Working Conference on Diffusing Software Product and Process Innovations April 7–10, 2001, Banff, Canada


ISBN: 978-1-4757-4975-5 (Print) 978-0-387-35404-0 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

  2. Telling an Innovation Story

    1. Chapter

      Pages 1-4

      Telling an Innovation Story

  3. Implementation and Coordination Issues

    1. Chapter

      Pages 5-16

      A Web Innovations on Software Process-Center for Diffusing Techniques

    2. Chapter

      Pages 17-34

      Diffusion and Adoption of IT Products and Processes in a Danish Bank

  4. New Interpretations of Diffusion Theory

    1. Chapter

      Pages 35-50

      The Phenomenon of Diffusion

    2. Chapter

      Pages 51-65

      A Perspective of the Innovation-Diffusion Process from the Self-Organizing System

    3. Chapter

      Pages 67-85

      The Illusion of Diffusion in Information Systems Research

  5. Software Process

    1. Chapter

      Pages 87-109

      Understanding and Changing Software Organizations

    2. Chapter

      Pages 111-129

      Diagnosing Diffusion Practices Within a Software Organization

  6. Contextual Factors

    1. Chapter

      Pages 131-145

      The Diffusion of Components

    2. Chapter

      Pages 147-172

      Across the Divide: Two Organisations Form a Virtual Team and Codevelop a Product

    3. Chapter

      Pages 173-190

      What’s Wrong with the Diffusion of Innovation Theory?

  7. Communication of Information

    1. Chapter

      Pages 191-204

      Influences of Sources of Communication on Adoption of a Communication Technology

    2. Chapter

      Pages 205-223

      Knowledge Creation in Improving a Software Organisation

  8. Experience Reports

    1. Chapter

      Pages 225-239

      How To Live With Software Problems

    2. Chapter

      Pages 241-255

      Introducing Concurrent Functional Programming in the Telecommunications Industry

    3. Chapter

      Pages 257-275

      Change and Adaptive Behavior in Organizations

    4. Chapter

      Pages 277-291

      In Search of an Efficient EDIcebreaker

    5. Chapter

      Pages 293-305

      Process Definition in Web-Time