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By Greg Timbrell


This paper uses traditional contemporary historical methods to recount the establishment, early development and lead up to the decision to replace the common software of the Queensland Government Financial Management System (QGFMS). It presents a brief discussion on the use of historical methods within the information systems discipline. The paper suggests there are four categories of conditions that affected the decision to replace this major financial system: Governance, Technical, Political, and Business environment. “History helps one understand the sources of contemporary problems, how they arose and how their characteristics unfolded through time ” (Mason

Year: 2004
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