Key IRM issues in the 1990s

Rank Bell/Harrison (1982) Dickson, et al. (1984) Hartog/Herbert (1985) Brancheau/Wetherbe (1986) Niederman, et al. (1989)
1 IS planning IS planning IS planning IS planning Information Architecture
2 Measuring IS effectiveness EUC IS organization alignment Competitive advantage Database administration
3 telecommunications Impact Integration of technologies software development Educating all managers IS planning
4 Role of the CIO software development Database administration IS role and contribution IS human resources
5 DSS Measuring IS effectiveness EUC IS organization alignment Educating all managers
6 Office automation Educating all managers Data security EUC Technology infrastructure
7 IS human resources IS organization alignment Integration of technologies Database administration IS organization alignment
8 Educating non-IS management IS human resources Educating senior personnel Information Architecture Competitive advantage
9 Centralization vs. decentr. Of IS Database administration Software quality assurance Measuring IS effectiveness software development
10 Employee job satisfaction DSS Telecommunications technology Integration of technologies Telecommunications management
11 EUC applications portfolio Office automation Telecommunications management IS role and contribution
12 Data security Office automation Information Centers IS human resources distributed systems
13 Software engineering Telecommunications planning Telecommunications deregulation software development EDI
14 Information privacy Data security Measuring IS effectiveness Multi-vendpr integration CASE technology
15 OR and IS IS role and contribution IS human resources EDI applications portfolio

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