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Issue No.03 - May-June (2013 vol.15)
pp: 44-47
Udo Richard Averweg , University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
As the field of information systems (IS) has developed, IS practitioners have somewhat disconnected themselves from academic scholars. Fortunately, practitioner-based inquiry research can bridge the gap, bringing both practical relevance and theoretical and methodological rigor to IS research.
Search methods, Search problams, Information systems, Context awareness, Ethics, Collaboration, information technology, continuous professional development, information systems practitioner, information systems professional, practitioner based inquiry
Udo Richard Averweg, "Information Systems: Practitioner-Based Inquiry Research", IT Professional, vol.15, no. 3, pp. 44-47, May-June 2013, doi:10.1109/MITP.2012.27
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