Journal of Management Information Systems

Volume 1 Number 3 1984 pp. 49-63

Productivity in the Forth Generation: Six Case Studies

Green, Jesse

ABSTRACT: A severalfold increase in productivity is being accomplished today by a combination of various techniques called summarily "fourth generation" methods. An investigation of six success stories, based on a series of interviews, is presented, and reasons for success are analyzed.

Key words and phrases: system development by end-users, fourth generation languages, practice of systems development