Advances in Software Engineering / 2013 / Article / Figbox 1

Research Article

Accountability in Enterprise Mashup Services

Box 1

Accountability for performance.
Accountability refers to the obligation a person, group, or organization assumes for the
execution of authority and/or the fulfillment of responsibility. This obligation includes the following:
 (i) answering—providing an explanation or justification—for the execution of that
 authority and/or fulfillment of that responsibility,
 (ii) reporting on the results of that execution and/or fulfillment, and
 (iii) assuming liability for those results.

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