Journal of Applied Systems Studies LO26669

From: Don Dwiggins (
Date: 05/10/01

Replying to LO26645 --

>From your announcement of the special issue:
> It is only recently, however, that the 'living' aspect has
> been applied to Information Systems (IS) and that dynamic concepts such as
> evolution and tailorability have been researched. In timely fashion, this
> special issue explores approaches to information systems development that
> promote the ongoing design of systems and/or defer the design process.

In this context, you might want to include something on the recent
development method called Extreme Programming. You can get a nice
introduction at, and find ongoing
discussions on the WikiWikiWeb, where a good starting point might be

(Actually, the WikiWikiWeb itself is an interesting example of a living,
evolving community information system.)



Don Dwiggins "The truth will make you free, but first it will make you miserable" -- Tom DeMarco

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