"Cloud Computing Basics: Connecting Via APIs," BBA Tech Club, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, February 2019.
“Fourth Industrial Age Organizing: Enabling Role of APIs,” Queen’s University, January 2019.
“Big Data Ecosystems and Applications,” Big Data Day, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, January 2019.
“Green IS/IT Research: Making an Impact in the Fourth Industrial Age,” Keynote Speech SIG Green 2018, International Conference on Information Systems,” December 2018.
“Navigating Career Paths in the Emerging Fourth Industrial Age,” MBA Tech Club, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, November 2018.
“ROI of AI: Value and Operational Implications of Artificial Intelligence,” INFORMS Artificial Intelligence Cluster, 2018.
“Sustainable Enterprise in the Fourth Industrial Age: Implications for Low-Carbon Operations” HEC Montréal - GReSI (Groupe de recherche en systèmes d’information), May 2017.
The information systems discipline is focused on understanding and enhancing socio-technical information systems, including their design, development, implementation, and impacts and implications. In the fourth industrial revolution, boundaries between physical, digital, and biological systems are blurring. Research insights pertaining to socio-technical information systems are crucial to organizational survival and prosperity in the 21st century. Here are a few examples:
Keil, M. 1995. "Pulling the Plug: Software Project Management and the Problem of Project Escalation," MIS Quarterly (19:4), pp. 421-447.
Orlikowski, W.J. 1996. "Improvising Organizational Transformation Over Time: A Situated Change Perspective," Information Systems Research (7:1), pp. 63-92.
Pentland, B.T., and Feldman, M.S. 2008. "Designing Routines: On the Folly of Designing Artifacts While Hoping for Patterns of Action," Information and Organization (18:4), pp. 235-250.