Past Events 

November 10th, 2017

BIT Colloquium

Speaker: Ali Adeli
Topic: Intelligent agent-based experiments to understand user behavior in complex market environments

November 3rd, 2017

BIT Colloquium

Guest Speaker: Dorothy Leidner, Ferguson Professor of IS, Baylor University
Topic: Symbol or Substance? A Model of Decoupled IS Use in the Context of Green IS

October 27th, 2017

BIT Colloquium

Speaker: Robin Poston
Topic: Blockchain: MIS Research Considerations

October 20th, 2017

BIT Colloquium

Speaker: Naveen Kumar
Topic: A Hashtag is Worth a Thousand Words: An Empirical Investigation of Social Media Strategies in Trademarking Hashtags

October 6th, 2017

BIT Colloquium

Speaker: Jong Lee
Topic: Are You Leaning in the Same Direction? The Role of Political Bias in Brand Sentiment on Social Media

September 29th, 2017

BIT Colloquium

Guest Speaker: Tom Meservy
Topic: Validation and Cognition: An fMRI Exploration of Dual Process Thinking in Electronic Networks of Practice

September 22nd, 2017

BIT Colloquium

Speaker: Ted Lee
Topic: Data Mining for Business Process Reengineering: A Case Study

September 15th, 2017

BIT Colloquium

Speaker: Srikar Velichety
Topic: Designing Personalized Recommenders for Group Subscription in Social Media using Network and Text Analytics: The Case of Twitter Lists

April 14th, 2017

BIT Colloquium

Speaker: Ted Lee
Topic: An Overview of Data Mining and BI Tools

March 31st, 2017

BIT Colloquium

Speaker: Naveen Kumar
Topic: Stranger Danger on Online Digital Platforms: An Empirical Evaluation of Detecting Review Manipulation

March 24th, 2017

BIT Colloquium

Speaker: Mark Gillenson
Topic: On the Unit Cost and Unit Value of Functional Test Cases

March 17th, 2017

BIT Colloquium

Guest Speaker: Dani Almog
Topic: The effect of Continues Integration (CI) and Continues Deployment (CD) Paradigms on the Way Unit Test is being Developed, Implemented and Executed

March 16th, 2017

Ignite Series

Speaker: Margaret Schultz
Topic: Applying UDL Principles and Supporting Self-regulated Learning in a Project-based Distance Education Course

February 24th, 2017

BIT Colloquium

Guest Speaker: Izak Benbasat
Topic: A Program of Research on Improving Customer-Information Technology-Company Communications in Electronic Commerce: Aims, Description & Synthesis

February 17th, 2017

BIT Colloquium

Speaker: Yao Shi; Ruby Booth; Judy Simon
Topic: The Iterative Effect of IT Identity on Employee Cybersecurity Compliance Behaviors

February 10th, 2017

BIT Colloquium

Speaker: Jong Lee
Topic: Want-Should Conflict in Online Users' Password Creation Behavior: An Empirical Investigation Based on Construal Level Theory

February 3rd, 2017

BIT Colloquium

Speaker: Srikar Velichety
Topic: Revisiting Collaborative activity and its impact in Wikis using Big Data and Social Networks – The case of Wikipedia

November 18th, 2016

BIT Colloquium

Speaker: Naveen Kumar
Topic: Exit, Voice, and Response on Digital Platforms: An Empirical Investigation of Online Management Response Strategies

November 4th, 2016

BIT Colloquium

Speaker: Brian Janz, Ernie Nichols, and John Oglesby
Topic: How Buckman's Value Stream Initiative Re-Visioned IT for Value

October 21st, 2016

BIT Colloquium

Guest Speaker: Professor Sunil Mithas, University of Maryland
Topic: Does Platform Owner's Entry Crowd Out Innovation? Evidence From Google Photos

September 30th, 2016

BIT Colloquium

Speaker: Bill Kettinger
Topic: Publishing Applied Research in MISQE: Perspectives from an Editor and Author

September 23rd, 2016

BIT Colloquium

Speaker: Robin Poston
Topic: Changing the Culture of Software Quality: The Importance of Independence

September 16th

BIT Colloquium

Speaker: He Li, Ph.D. Student
Topic: Entry Strategies into Digital Platform Ecosystems: Longitudinal Evidence from the Hadoop Ecosystem

April 21th

BIT Colloquium

Lightning Talks -- Illuminate Me about BIT/MIS, but make it quick!

April 8th

BIT Colloquium

Speaker: UoM Legal Department
Topic: The University¹s Sexual Misconduct and Domestic Violence policy

April 1st

BIT Colloquium

Guest Speaker: Prof. Lars Mathiassen
Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar - Georgia State University
Topic: Engaged Scholarship

March 18th

BIT Colloquium

Guest Speaker: Dr. Michelle Carter
The Information School at The University of Washington
Topic: Me, My Self and I(T): IT Identity and its Implications for IS Research

February 26th, 2016

BIT Colloquium

Speaker: Son Ngoc Bui
Topic: Survivability of IT Startups: A Lesson from Open Source Software Industry

February 19th, 2016

BIT Colloquium

Speaker: Mark Gillenson
Hot Topic: Cryptography from 500 BC to Today

February 12th, 2016

BIT Colloquium

Speaker: Chen Zhang
Topic: Impact of Information Quality and System Quality on Mobile App Adoption in the Open Data Context

February 05th, 2016 

BIT Colloquium

Speaker: Tom Stafford
Topic: Optimizing the Business Side of Science: Publication Review Cycles and Process Management Considerations.

November 13, 2015

BIT Colloquium

Speaker: Mark Gillenson
Topic: NoSQL and the Wild West of Database

November 6, 2015

Advisory Board Meeting

October 30, 2015

BIT Colloquium

Speaker: Jong Seok Lee
Topic: The Negative Effects of Relative and Criticism-Based Performance Appraisals: Escalation of Commitment to a Problematic Task in an IS Project

October 23, 2015

BIT Colloquium

Guest Speaker: Panduka Nagahawatte, Staff Scientist, Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Topic: Genotation: Actionable knowledge for the Scientific Reader

October 16 2015

Cyber Security Summit

October 2 2015

BIT Colloquium

Speaker: Sandi Richardson
Topic: The Characteristics of Employees' Online 'Personas' and their impact on a Firm's Security Risks: a Routine Activities Theory Approach

September 25 2015

BIT Colloquium

Speaker: Judy Simon
Topic: National Science Foundation (NSF) Grant Writing Tips

September 18 2015

BIT Colloquium

Speaker: Tom Stafford
Topic: Behavioral Perspectives on Cyber-Security

April 10 2015

MIS Colloquium
Special Guest Speaker: Dr. Rudy Hirschheim, Louisiana State University
Topic: Assessing Scholarly Influence

April 3 2015

MIS Colloquium
Speaker: Vlad Ambartsoumian
Topic: On the Use of Design Science Methods in Taxonomic Research

March 27 2015

MIS Colloquium
Speaker: Jong Lee
Topic: Optimism Bias in Managing IT Project Risks: A Construal Level Theory Perspective

March 20 2015

MIS Colloquium
Speaker: Son Bui
Topic: Shaping Enterprise Agility Through Program Management Capability

February 27 2015

MIS Colloquium
Speaker: Tom Stafford
Topic: Measuring Task and Person Conflict in Software Testing: A Research Note

February 13 2015

MIS Colloquium
Speakers: Fair Josey, Orrin Cooper, and Jeff Kaleta
Panel Discussion: Flipped Classroom

February 6 2015

MIS Colloquium
Special Guest Speaker: Dr. Dov Te'eni, Tel Aviv University
Topic: Knowledge Maturation and Knowledge Networks in New Product Development: Motivation Patterns and Consequences

November 21 2014

MIS Colloquium
Speaker: Sandi Richardson
Topic: Program Management Capabilities and Enterprise Agility in the Federated Global Enterprise

November 7 2014

MIS Colloquium
Speakers: Michaela Luecke and Judy Simon
Topic: A Self-Regulatory Approach to Behavioral Compliance With IS Security Policies

November 5 2014

Technology Careers in Business
Technology Careers In Banking—Data Analytics and Security Career Paths for the Future
Host: First Tennessee Bank

October 29 2014

Technology Careers in Business
Technology is Transforming Healthcare for Patients, Families and Physicians
Host: Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

October 24 2014

MIS Colloquium
Speaker: Mark Gillenson
Topic: Recent Research in Software Testing

October 22 2014

Technology Careers in Business
Technology in the Insurance Industry – A Focus on How Emerging Technology is Creating an Industry Evolution
Host: Sedgwick Claims Management Services Inc.

October 17 2014

MIS Colloquium
Speakers: Jignya Patel and Robin Poston
Topic: Project Manager Leadership: Overcoming the Challenges of Agile Adoption in Bureaucracies

October 3 2014

MIS Colloquium
Guest Speaker: Hemang Sunbramanian
Topic: Electronic Commerce and Spatial Arbitrage

September 26 2014

MIS Colloquium
Guest Speaker: Naveen Kumar
Topic: An Integrated Context Based Information Retrieval
Approach

September 19 2014

MIS Colloquium
Speakers: Vlad Ambartsoumian and Ted Lee
Topic: The Role of Perceptual Adaptation and Attention Theories in Developing Augmented Reality Services for Business and Government

September 18 2014

AMIS Meeting
Guest Speakers: FedEx Employees
Topic: The Secrets to Mastering Those Interview Questions (Session 2)

September 12 2014

MIS Colloquium
Guest Speaker: Dr. Kaushik Dutta, Associate Professor, Department of Information Systems, National University of Singapore
Topic: Computing Popularity Ranks for Mobile Apps

September 11 2014

AMIS Meeting
Guest Speakers: First Tennessee Bank Employees
Topic: The Secrets to Mastering Those Interview Questions (Session 1)

April 11 2014

MIS Colloquium
Speakers: Jeff Kaleta and Ted Lee
Topic: Hot Topic on Augmented Reality

March 21 2014

MIS Colloquium
Special Guest Speaker: Dr. Mark Keil, John B. Zellars Professor of Computer Information Systems, Georgia State University
Topic: Impact of Clinical Team IT Appropriation and Communicative Coordination on Patient Satisfaction

February 21 2014

MIS Colloquium
Speaker: Vlad Ambartsoumian
Topic: Towards a Deeper Understanding of Big Data Analytics and Its Impact on Enterprise Architecture and Enterprise Boundaries

February 14 2014

MIS Colloquium
Speaker: Son Bui
Topic: The Roles of Program Portfolio Management in Sustaining IS Alignment

February 7 2014

MIS Colloquium
Speakers: Deepti Agrawal and Chen Zhang
Topic: Impact of IT Product Compatibility Initiatives on the Market Value of IT Firms

January 31 2014

MIS Colloquium
Special Guest Speaker: Dr. Key Pousttchi, Head of Wi-Mobile Research Group, University of Augsburg, Germany
Topic: The Impact of Mobile Business Issues on IT

November 22 2013

MIS Colloquium
Special Guest Speaker: Dr. Wael Jabr, University of Calgary
Topic: Market for Information: An Analysis of Online Word-of-Mouth

November 15 2013

MIS Colloquium
Special Guest Speaker: Dr. Stacie Petter, University of Nebraska
Topic: Examining Team Silence and Voice in Online Teams

November 8 2013

MIS Colloquium
Special Guest Speaker: Dr. Sal March, Vanderbilt University
Topic: Toward a Social Ontology for Conceptual Modeling

October 25 2013

MIS Colloquium
Speakers: Son Bui and Ted Lee
Topic: A Framework for SLA in Community Cloud Computing

October 18 2013

MIS Colloquium
Special Guest Speaker: Dr. Sulin Ba, University of Connecticut
Topic: One Size Does Not Fit All: The Differential Impact of Online Reviews

October 4 2013

MIS Colloquium
Speaker: John Oglesby
Topic: Continuation of departmental strategic planning process. MIS faculty only; working lunch at noon (provided)

September 27 2013

MIS Colloquium
Special Guest Speaker: Dr. Haejung Yun, American University
Topic: Personal Data Breaches as Service Failure: A Path to Recovery

September 20 2013

MIS Colloquium
Speaker: Prof. Richard Janikowski
Topic: Blue Crush Initiative with the Memphis Police Department

September 13 2013

MIS Colloquium
Speaker: Dr. Tom Stafford
Topic: Formative and reflective measurement of Computer Self-Efficacy, with a special consideration of the role (and, lack thereof) of measurement error in model specifications

April 12 2013

MIS Colloquium
Speakers: Dr. Tom Stafford and Jason Rhea
Topic: Internet Source Credibility

April 5 2013

MIS Colloquium
Speakers: Dr. Chen Zhang and Lakshman Mahadevan
Topic: West Meets East - The Role of Media Choice in Cross-Cultural Software Development

March 29 2013

MIS Colloquium
Speakers: Dr. Tom Stafford and Rahul Paul
Topic: Trust in IT

March 22 2013

MIS Colloquium
Speaker: Dr. Ling Xue
Topic: Executive Compensation and IT Risk Taking

March 1 2013

MIS Colloquium
Special Guest Speaker: Dr. Fred Niederman, St. Louis University
Topic: Updating the Representation of Theory: Exploring Beyond Where the Streetlight Shines

February 22 2013

MIS Colloquium
Speaker: Jeanne Hermann-Petrin
Topic: Technology Acceptance of MDs

February 15 2013

MIS Colloquium
Special Guest Speaker: Dr. Fred Davis, University of Arkansas
Topic: Neuroscience in IS

February 8 2013

MIS Colloquium
Speakers: Jasbir Dhaliwal, Jignya Patel and Robin Poston
Topic: Managing Service Level Agreements in Outsourcing Contracts - Future Research Influenced by Ambiguously-Measured Service Contexts

February 1 2013

MIS Colloquium
Special Guest Speaker: Dr. Sang Lee, University of Nebraska--Lincoln
Topic: CO-INNOVATION: A New Paradigm for Corporate Innovation

November 16 2012

MIS Colloquium
Special Guest Speaker: Kent Crawford, author, past president of the national PMI and PMI Fellow
Topic: Integrating Portfolios, Programs, Projects and People for Organizational Performance

November 9 2012

MIS Colloquium
Special Guest Speaker: Elena Karahanna from the University of Georgia
Topic: Understanding the Interplay of Habits and Organizational Routines in Telehealth Implementations

October 26 2012

MIS Colloquium
Speakers: Thomas Stafford and Robin Poston
Topic: Active Priming of Cultural Outsourcing Stereotypes

October 19 2012

MIS Colloquium
Speaker: Ling Xue
Topic: Leader Effect in Online Customer Community: The Examination of A Group-based Incentive Program

October 5 2012

MIS Colloquium
Speakers: Bill Kettinger, Jignya Patel, and Sung Ryoo
Topic: Informating Truckers: Understanding Stress Inducing and Reducing Aspects of Digital Migration

September 28 2012

MIS Colloquium
Speaker: Dr. Rolf Wigand from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Topic: Building Virtual Organizations and Teams

September 21 2012

MIS Colloquium
Speaker: Dr. George Deitz,
Dept. of Marketing and Supply Chain Management
Topic: Effects of Individual and Team Characteristics on Simulation Enhanced Learning: A Multilevel Analysis

September 14 2012

MIS Colloquium
Speaker: Sandi Richardson
Topic: Health Information Exchange - Lessons Learned

September 11 2012

AMIS "Welcome" Party and Scavenger Hunt

April 13 2012

MIS Colloquium
Speakers: Vladimir Ambartsoumian and Dr. Mark Gillenson
Topic: New Directions in Data Management and Their Implications for Business Intelligence

April 11 2012

AMIS Officer Election Meeting
The office positions for next year were elected by the existing members. Congratulations to the next year's newly elected officers:
Presidents: Brittany Arnold and Nicole Smith
Vice President: Keedrick Bass
Secretary/Treasurer: Lee Morrell

April 6 2012

MIS Colloquium
Speaker: Dr. Arun Rai from Georgia State University
Topic: (Mis)fit of Vertical Deintegration and IT-enabled Process Integration Capabilities: Consequences for Firm Performance in the U.S. Electric Utility Industry

March 30 2012

MIS Colloquium
Speaker: Dr. Richard Baskerville from Georgia State University
Topic: Design Theorizing Individual Information Systems

March 16 2012

AIS Success Strategies Webinar
Topic: Improving Your Publication Strategy

February 24 2012

MIS Colloquium
Speaker: Dr. James Wetherbe from Texas Tech University
Topic: Career Strategies in Academia

February 17 2012

MIS Colloquium
Speaker: Dr. Chen Zhang and Deepti Agrawal
Topic: Impact of Product Compatibility Initiatives on the Market Value of Information Technology Firms

February 3 2012

MIS Colloquium
Speaker: Dr. Thomas Stafford
Topic: Exploring Dimensions of Technology Dependence

January 27 2012

MIS Colloquium
Speaker: Dr. Robin Poston
Topic: Mindful Experimentation with Innovative Technologies

November 18 2011

MIS Colloquium
Speaker: Dr. Robin Poston and Jignya Patel
Topic: A Software Testing Assessment for Testing Managers to Evaluate Testing Effort

November 11 2011

MIS Colloquium
Speaker: Dr.Tom Meservy
Topic: Information Influence and the Evaluation of Multiple Potential Solutions

October 28 2011

MIS Colloquium
Speaker: Dr. Mark Gillenson
Topic: IBM and the Holocaust: A story about IS business ethics

October 21 2011

MIS Colloquium
Special Guest Speaker: Dr.Stefan Henningsson, Copenhagen Business School
Topic: Managing the IT Integration of Acquisitions by Multi-Business Organizations

October 7 2011

MIS Colloquium
Speaker: Dr. Brian Janz
Topic: In Search of Best Practices in Online MIS Education

September 30 2011

MIS Colloquium
Special Guest Speaker: Dr.Ritu Agarwal, Editor-in-Chief, ISR
Topic: The Information Value of Online Physician Ratings

September 23 2011

MIS Colloquium
Special Guest Speaker: Dr. Yuan Li, Columbia College
Topic: Revisiting the Concept of Information: Its Meanings and Implications for Information Systems Research

September 16 2011

MIS Colloquium
Speaker: Dr. Insu Park
Topic: Perceived Information Assurance, Risk, Resilience, and Information Systems Effectiveness in the Context of Disasters

September 14 2011

AMIS Fall Kickoff Meeting

April 15 2011

MIS Colloquium
Guest Speaker: Brad Forrester, Pearson Education
Topic: Doing more with less. Resources for Educating Millennial Students in an Online Environment

April 8 2011

MIS Colloquium
Special Guest Speaker: Dr. Jason Thatcher, Clemson University
Topic: Exploring Mindfulness in Information Technology Use

April 1 2011

MIS Colloquium
Speaker: Jignya Patel
Topic: ICT: An Answer to Knowledge Divide?

April 1 2011

MIS Colloquium
Speaker: Shalini Bhalla
Topic: Investigating the Migration of Users Across Online Social Platform Using Agent Based Modeling

March 25 2011

MIS Colloquium
Speaker: Lakshman Mahadevan
Topic: Developer Motivations in Addressing Security Vulnerabilities ( with Dr.Judy Simon and Dr. Tom Meservy)

March 18 2011

MIS Colloquium
Special Guest Speaker: Dr. Fred Niederman, St. Louis University
Topic: A Theory-Oriented Look at the Integration of Information Systems Functions Following Organizational Mergers or Acquisitions

February 25 2011

MIS Colloquium
Speaker: Dr. Bob Otondo, Mississippi State University
Topic: Temporal Structures in Continued Use Intentions: Theoretical Foundations, Methodological Approaches, and Implications

February 18 2011

MIS Colloquium
Speaker: Dr. Robin Poston
Topic: Role of Testers in Selecting an Enterprise Architecture Solution: An Exploratory Study (with J. Dhaliwal and R. Koja)

February 11 2011

MIS Colloquium
Speaker: Jeffrey Kaleta and Dr. Chen Zhang
Topic: A Fork in the Road: A Conceptual Model of Online Consumer Iterative Search (with Bill Kettinger, and Anssi Öörni)

February 4 2011

MIS Colloquium
Special guest Speaker: Dr. Tina Wakolbinger, Dept. of Marketing and Supply Chain
Topic: Green Inter-organizational IS for Product Recovery Management

January 28 2011

MIS Colloquium
Speaker: Dr. Sandra Richardson
Topic: Designing an Academic PM Program (with Robin Poston) & other "every day" research opportunities