Journal of Information Technology

Document Type

Research Article


The conference highlighted the increasing complexity of the role of IS personnel. On the one hand, the demands of increased competitiveness are forcing technical experts to gain better understanding of the commercial requirements of the end users they serve, and on the other hand, the opportunities offered by the End-User Computing phenomenon are placing increasing demands on the technical capabilities of the end users themselves. The emerging picture is one of a highly dynamic IS profession, with expanding boundaries, fewer barriers between itself and other professions and offering greater opportunities for those entering it and increased challenges for those already in it.