Development of an IS Relevance Index

Young, Raymond and Darroch, Fiona and Toleman, Mark (2006) Development of an IS Relevance Index. In: ACIS 2006: 17th Australasian Conference on Information Systems: Thought, Leadership in IS, 06-08 Dec 2006, Adelaide, Australia.

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This paper summarises the literature on the lack relevance in IS research. It then introduces the concept of an IS
Relevance Index as an initiative to help address the issue and summarises the status of its development. It then
presents an exploratory study using ACIS 2005 data to provide a concrete example of how an IS Relevance Index
might be implemented in practice and to highlight implications. The findings may be of particular interest to IS
Conference Organisers and IS Journal editors. The findings will be of great interest to IS researchers if IS
conferences and IS journals choose to adopt the index or some variation.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
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Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - Department of Information Systems
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 00:55
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:41
Uncontrolled Keywords: loss of relevance, research measures, research quality framework, RQF, journal acceptance criteria
Fields of Research : 08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0806 Information Systems > 080607 Information Engineering and Theory
08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0806 Information Systems > 080699 Information Systems not elsewhere classified
08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0806 Information Systems > 080608 Information Systems Development Methodologies

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