INFORMATION CHANGE THE WORLD

International Journal of Information Engineering and Electronic Business(IJIEEB)

ISSN: 2074-9023 (Print), ISSN: 2074-9031 (Online)

Published By: MECS Press

IJIEEB Vol.4, No.5, Oct. 2012

The Information Systems Interoperability Maturity Model (ISIMM): Towards Standardizing Technical Interoperability and Assessment within Government

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Author(s)

STEFANUS Van Staden,JAMESON Mbale

Index Terms

ISIMM, e-Government, benchmark, interoperability, interoperability maturity model, maturity level, compliance level, technical interoperability, assessment, information systems and data

Abstract

To establish and implement a workable e-Government, all possible and relevant stakeholders' systems need to be inter-connected in such away that the hardware, software and data are interoperable. Thus, interoperability is the key to information exchange and sharing among the heterogeneous systems. In view of this, the paper introduces the Information Systems Interoperability Maturity Model (ISIMM) that defines the levels and degree of interoperability sophistication that an organisation's Information Systems will progress through. ISIMM focuses more on detailed technical aspects of interoperability that allows data to be exchanged and shared within an information system environment. In this way, it provides the practical means of assessing technical interoperability between information system pairs, groups or clusters and it facilitates a model to measure the maturity and compliancy levels of interoperability information systems.

Cite This Paper

STEFANUS Van Staden,JAMESON Mbale,"The Information Systems Interoperability Maturity Model (ISIMM): Towards Standardizing Technical Interoperability and Assessment within Government", IJIEEB, vol.4, no.5, pp.36-41, 2012.

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