Development of Conceptual Information Systems Framework using Grounded Theory
Raja Rina Raja Ikram1, Rosleen Abd Samad2, Raihan Ab Hamid3, Lizawati Salahuddin4, Mohd Khanapi Ab Ghani5

1Raja Rina Raja Ikram*, Faculty of ICT, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka.
2Rosleen Ab Samad, Faculty of ICT, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka.
3Raihan Ab Hamid, Professor in Management Information Systems, UNITAR International University Malaysia.
4Lizawati Salahuddin, Faculty of ICT, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka.
5Mohd Khanapi Ab Ghani, Faculty of ICT, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka. 

Manuscript received on September 17, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on 24 September, 2019. | Manuscript published on October 10, 2019. | PP: 749-754 | Volume-8 Issue-12, October 2019. | Retrieval Number: L31751081219/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.L3175.1081219
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Abstract: This paper shall present a research protocol to develop a conceptual framework in the information systems field using grounded theory method. The research protocol presented is an exploratory research using qualitative methods. The grounded theory based study was conducted via healthcare experts in the field of modern medicine, Traditional Malay Medicine, and information technology subject matter experts. A conceptual framework was initially proposed from the literature review and analysis of interviews of the current framework. The conceptual framework was then validated via healthcare practitioners and IT industry experts. A prototype system of electronic health record was also examined by the respondents to validate the proposed conceptual framework via exploratory prototyping. Consequently, the validation findings were analysed and new themes that emerged from the findings was highlighted to be included in the revised framework.
Keywords: Grounded Theory, Case Study, Information Systems
Scope of the Article: Patterns and Frameworks