Information Systems

Information Systems

Information systems can be viewed as a special case of work systems. Information systems are work systems in which all of the processes and activities are devoted to performing information processing functions such as capturing, transmitting, storing, retrieving, deleting, manipulating, and displaying information.

 

Defining Information Systems as Work Systems: Implications for the IS FieldEuropean Journal of Information Systems, 2008

 

Principles for “Purposefully Constructed Activity Systems Information Systems as Work Systems” — A Step toward a Body of Knowledge for Information Systems. ICIS 2016, International Conference on Information Systems.

 

 

A Work System Front End for Object-Oriented Analysis and Design, (with Narasimha Bolloju) International Journal of Information Technology and the Systems Approach, 2016

 

Sociotechnical Systems through a Work System Lens :A Possible Path for Reconciling System Conceptualizations, Business Realities, and Humanist Values in IS Development.  STPIS 2015 (1st International Workshop on the Socio-Technical Perspective in IS Development), Stockholm, Sweden

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Overcoming Silo Thinking in the IS Discipline by Thinking Differently about IS and IT.   AMCIS 2015, Americas Conference on Information Systems
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Five Seemingly Insurmountable Challenges Related to Attaining Long-Term Value from Theorizing about Information Systems .   SIG-PHIL workshop during ICIS 2015, International Conference on Information Systems
The Knowledge Cube: Scaffolding for a Body of Knowledge about Information SystemsECIS 2012, European Conference on Information Systems. 

 

Goals and Tactics on the Dark Side of Knowledge Management,  HICSS 2006, Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences

 

A General, But Readily Adaptable Model of Information System Risk (with Susan A. Sherer), Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 2004

 

Information Systems Risks and Risk Factors: Are They Mostly About Information Systems? (with Susan A. Sherer), Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 2004

 

 

18 Reasons Why IT-Reliant Work Systems Should Replace “The IT Artifact” as the Core Subject Matter of the IS FieldCommunications of the Association for Information Systems, 2003

 

The IS Core – XI: Sorting Out the Issues About the Core, Scope, and Identity of the IS FieldCommunications of the Association for Information Systems, 2003

 

Pervasive Real-Time IT as a Disruptive Technology for the IS Field, HICSS 2002, Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences

 

Same Words, Different Meanings: Are Basic IS/IT Concepts Our Self-Imposed Tower Of Babel?Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 2000

 

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