Can web design methodologies (actually) help practitioners?

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Linden, Tanya and Cybulski, Jacob L (2004) Can web design methodologies (actually) help practitioners? In: Innovations through information technology : 2004 Information Resources Management Association International Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, May 23-26, 2004‬. Khosrow-Pour, Mehdi, ed. Idea Group Publishing, Hershey, Pa, pp. 163-166.


There exist many web design methodologies and the new ones are constantly being added to the pool of those offered to practitioners. However as previous research shows, practitioners either do not know, do not use or even do not care for these development approaches. This paper examines web design practice, and the design of visual aspects in particular, in order to establish whether any of the existing methodologies would actually address the practitioners concerns. Through grounded theory analysis, it transpires that from amongst several examined approaches, IS-based web design methods are dealing with great many practical issues which designers perceive as most pressing.

Item type Book Section
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ISBN 9781616921255
Subjects Historical > FOR Classification > 0806 Information Systems
Historical > FOR Classification > 0807 Library and Information Studies
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Management and Information Systems
Keywords ResPubID17058, ‬‬hyperspace, information technology, management, information resources management, innovation, IGI Publishing, business value, library and information science, multimedia practitioners, web practitioners, web-media development, web systems design
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