Society for the Advancement of Information Systems

2015 News/Events

2015 DIstinguished Paper Award

The Society for the Advancement of Information Systems 2015 Distinguished Paper Award was given to David Guggenheim, Southern Illinois University, for his paper "The Microfoundations of Information Technology Capabilities: An Unexplored Link between IT and Competitive Advantage."

SAIS Conference in Chicago - March 25-27, 2015

SAIS papers presented included:

"Do Demographics Matter? The Role of Gender, Age, Socioeconomic Status, and Ethnic Identity
on Website Personalization
"

      Stoney Brooks, Middle Tennessee State University
"The Theory of Connectivism: Can it Explain and Guide Learning in the Digital Age?"
      Abbas Foroughi, University of Southern Indiana
"Student Receptiveness to Social Media in Online Classes"
      Janet Roehl, Eastern New Mexico University
      Trish Maguire, Eastern New Mexico University
"eStudent's Notes: From Classroom to Test"
      Jerry M. Chin, Missouri State University
"Play the Good Game: A Review of a Values and Ethics Game Simulation Initiative"
      Thomas L. Buck, College of St. Scholastica
      Richard L. Revoir, College of St. Scholastica
"Data Security in Higher Education Institutions"
      Brandy L. Dorris, Middle Tennessee State University
      Jeff Clark, Middle Tennessee State University
"Excel with Compustat Variables to Discover Preferred Investments and Portfolio Composition"
      James R. Scott, Missouri State University
"The Microfoundations of Information Technology Capabilities: An Unexplored Link between
IT and Competitive Advantage"

      David Guggenheim, Southern Illinois University
"Collaborative Authorship Trends in Information Systems"
      Shawn Keough, Emporia State University
"A Study to Determine the Effectiveness of Online Learning Communities in
Information Systems and Technology Courses"

      Anu Gokhale, Illinois State University
"E-Waste Management from a Business Perspective"
      Pankti Thakkar, Roosevelt University
      Shamsul Chowdhury, Roosevelt University
"Examining the Daily Changes in Commodities for Randomness"
      John L. Stedl, Chicago State University
"Introduction to Biometrics"
      Anita Racz, Middle Tennessee State University
"Risk Assessment and an Overview of three Frameworks"
      Binal Singapuri, Middle Tennessee State University
"The Internet of Things (IoT) for Supply Chain Management"
      In Lee, Western Illinois University
"Moving Beyond Information Security to Information Assurance"
      Judy D. Holmes, Middle Tennessee State University
      Monica R. Holmes, Department of Finance and Administration, State of Tennessee
"An Investigation of Business Student Readiness for the Online Environment"
      Vershun McClain, Jackson State University
      Douglas McWilliams, Jackson State University
      Ronda Henderson, Middle Tennessee State University
"Mapping the Information Systems Curriculum to Stakeholder Expectations"
      Timothy H. Greer, Middle Tennessee State University
"Stereotypes of IS Professionals and Gender Differences"
      Asli Yagmur Akbulut, Grand Valley State University

SAIS Panel Discussions included:

Panel Discussion: "Using Rubrics to Grade Social Media in Online Classes"
      Panelists:
      Janet Buzzard, Eastern New Mexico University
      Trish Maguire, Eastern New Mexico University
      Janet Roehl, Eastern New Mexico University
Panel Discussion: "Brand Identity for Academic 'Computer' Units - Addressing the 'Name Game' Confusion"
      Panelists:
      Carol Clark, Middle Tennessee State University
      Stoney Brooks, Middle Tennessee State University
      Jennifer Williams, University of Southern Indiana
      Jeff Clark, Middle Tennessee State University

Click here for a listing of the 2016 SAIS Conference presentations.

Click here for a listing of the 2017 SAIS Conference presentations.

For more information, please visit the MBAA International website.

 

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