The authors explore the use of Q-methodology to create more effective Information technology planning by identifying organizational sub-groups with different information technology requirements. The paper discusses the foundations of Q-Methodology and the special characteristics of the approach that deal effectively with the many subjective areas that are encountered during the development and implementation of a technology plan. A case study of an actual project that used Q-methodology is presented and discussed.
Lomerson, William and Wingreen, Stephen, "Improving End User Value in Information Technology Projects: Exploring The Benefits of Q-sort Analysis " (2009). SAIS 2009 Proceedings. 24.