Survey Objective


The purpose of the mail survey was to gather data about the present ISD environment and the role that ISD methods play in this area. The survey was made up of 20 questions of varying format, with the intention of gathering data on the following:

  • Organisations within Ireland and the ISD projects which are being conducted therein.

  • The typical development lifecycle of an information system within these organisations.

  • The use of methods within these projects and the nature of these methods within IS development.

  • The way methods are perceived by practitioners in the area of ISD, and the value that these individuals place upon method usage.