publication . Article . 2017

Four reference models for transparency requirements in information systems

Mahmood Hosseini; Alimohammad Shahri; Keith Phalp; Raian Ali;
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  • Published: 10 Mar 2017 Journal: Requirements Engineering (issn: 0947-3602, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
  • Country: United Kingdom
Transparency is a key emerging requirement in modern businesses and their information systems. Transparency refers to the information which flows amongst stakeholders for the purpose of informed decision-making and taking the right action. Transparency is generally associated with positive connotations such as trust and accountability. However, it has been shown that it could have adverse effects such as information overload and affecting decisions objectiveness. This calls for systematic approaches for transparency to ensure its cost-effectiveness and avoid such adverse side effects. This is especially true considering that the relatively few works in the liter...
free text keywords: Software, Information Systems, Interdependence, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Freedom of information, Accountability, Information quality, Computer science, Reference model, Transparency (graphic), Knowledge management, business.industry, business, Information overload, Information system
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