Two studies from 2000-2001 – in U.S. and Denmark – have revealed that the nature of IS development has changed with the coming of Internet Speed. It may not be a revolution, but it is definitely and distinctively different. The new kind of methodology implements amethodical emergent systems development as a new package of practices. Systems are continually growing to adapt to emergent organizations where requirements are fluid, architecture and components are key, and maintenance never rises as a concern.
Baskerville, Richard and Pries-Heje, Jan, "Information Systems Development @ Internet Speed: A New Paradigm in the Making!" (2002). ECIS 2002 Proceedings. 68.