Case report of identifying and measuring IT architecture principles in the Dutch Tax Agency

M. Borgers*, F. Harmsen

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This case report describes the results of empirical validation of a definition and measurement instrument for IT architecture principles at the Dutch Tax Agency. The key objective was to answer the research question: "can we identify and measure IT architecture principles?" We conducted four case studies, using the measurement instrument we developed. For each case study we describe the business context, the IT system and the use of the IT architecture principles, and we provide reflection on the use of the definition and the measurement instrument. We also describe some overall findings related to the use of IT architecture principals in real-life situations, as well as overall conclusions and recommendations on the measurement instrument used.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2016 IEEE 18TH CONFERENCE ON BUSINESS INFORMATICS (CBI), VOL. 2
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)9781509032310
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Event18th IEEE International Conference on Business Informatics (CBI) - Paris, France
Duration: 29 Aug 20161 Sept 2016

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SeriesIEEE Conference on Business Informatics


Conference18th IEEE International Conference on Business Informatics (CBI)
Abbreviated titleIEEE CBI 2016
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