Taking the recent discussions on the status of information systems as a discrete discipline as its starting point, The Past and Future of Information Systems draws together many of the pioneers of IS research, to give their own perspectives and insights to the debate. This reflective text looks back on the last 30 years of IS research, as well as glancing towards the future, ensuring that it will be of great interest to anyone working within the IS field.
* Written by the pioneers of IS research who have become the 'gurus' in the global IS community
* Provides an historical perspective in the growth of IS research as well as a look at future developments
* A seminal work, providing insights on a wide spectrum of issues in IS research