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Journal Issue
Volume 9 Issue 1 / Mar 2006  pp1‑43

Editor: Dan Remenyi

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Using Value‑at‑Risk for ISIT Project and Portfolio Appraisal and Risk Management  pp1‑6

Stefan Koch

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A Process Capability Approach to Information Systems Effectiveness Evaluation  pp7‑14

Sevgi Ozkan

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Evaluating e‑Commerce Success — A Case Study  pp15‑26

Shaun Pather, Dan Remenyi, Andre de la Harpe

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Stock Price Reaction to Investments in Information Technology: the Relevance of Cost Management Systems  pp27‑30

Narcyz Roztocki, Heinz Roland Weistroffer

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A Framework for the Evaluation of Business Models and its Empirical Validation  pp31‑43

Jean-Paul Van Belle

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This article describes a proposal for a framework to evaluate and compare enterprise models. It suggests three major categories for grouping the model evaluation criteria: syntactic, semantic and pragmatic analysis. The paper draws on a wide literature to present a large selection of criteria and to operationalise their measurement by means of several possible metrics. As an empirical validation test, a selection of metrics for eight of the criteria has been calculated for fifteen large enterprise models. Their interpretation supports the usefulness and validity of the overall framework. Various attempts at deriving a composite overall quality score are discussed, but there is less confidence in the validity of this approach. 


Keywords: Enterprise modelling, evaluation framework, system analysis metrics


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