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The Co-design Approach to WIS Development in E-business and E-learning Applications

  • Klaus-Dieter Schewe
  • Bernhard Thalheim
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3307)

Abstract

We argue that the generic co-design approach to the development of web information systems is powerful enough to cover diverse applications. We illustrate the validity of this claim by comparing the key features of the approach with needs arising in e-business and e-learning applications. While this does not exclude that there still exist application-specific features that need to be handled separately, it underlines that it is advisable to consider the most generic approach first. In addition, it is recommendable trying to generalise specific features that arise in e-business and e-learning to the whole area of web information systems.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Klaus-Dieter Schewe
    • 1
  • Bernhard Thalheim
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Information Systems &, Information Science Research Centre, Private BagMassey UniversityPalmerston NorthNew Zealand
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science and Applied MathematicsChristian Albrechts University KielKielGermany

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