Evaluating Research Approaches to it Business Value Assessment with the Senior Management Audience in Mind
21 Pages Posted: 31 Oct 2008
Date Written: May 1992
This chapter presents the transcript of a question and answer session that followeda debate on the case study and formal modeling approaches to IT valuation between BennKonsynski, Harvard University and Charles Kriebel, Carnegie Mellon University. Thedebate was held in a panel session chaired by Rajiv Banker, University of Minnesota, andit occurred at the 1991 International Conference on Information Systems, December 17,1991. Konsynski's and Kriebel's formal remarks were directed towards evaluating the casestudy approach and the formal modeling approach to IT business value assessment, and arepresented in separate chapters in this volume. The discussion generated by their remarksis captured here, and will be especially interesting to senior managers who daily must facehard choices about investing in information technology.
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