Risk factors framework for information systems projects in public organizations – Insight from Poland
Ewa Ziemba, Iwona Kolasa
Citation: Proceedings of the 2015 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, M. Ganzha, L. Maciaszek, M. Paprzycki (eds). ACSIS, Vol. 5, pages 1575–1583 (2015)
Abstract. Information systems (IS) have become the most strategic capital of many organizations. Information gathered and processed in IS, and then presented for making various operational and strategic decisions is an important nexus of business success. Unfortunately, factors determining the success of IS adoption, and consequently the success of business are not sufficiently established. The problem is specifically acute for public organizations. The aim of this study, therefore, is to answer the question about risk factors for the IS projects in public organizations in Poland. These factors were identified based on a critical review of literature, practical collaboration, the case study and logical deduction. The paper continues as follows. Firstly, a relationship between risk factors and a project success is explained and risk factors presented in the literature are shown. Secondly, a methodology of examining risk factors for the IS project in public organizations is presented. Thirdly, the risk factors for the IS projects in public organizations in Poland are identified and the framework of risk factors presented in the literature is improved. The study results show that risk factors have a significant influence on a project success. This paper concludes with a presentation of the study's contribution and limitations, implications for the findings and the stream of future work.
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