BEST PAPER AWARD:
"Consuming Bits: An Exploratory Study of User Goals for Virtual Consumption"
Authors: Yoonhyuk Jung, Louisiana State University and Suzanne D. Pawlowski, Louisiana State University
ACM THESIS COMPETITION:
“Institutional Logics and Loosely Coupled Practices: The Case of NASA’s Enterprise Information System Implementation”
Author: Nicholas Berente, Case Western Reserve University
Advisor: Kalle Lyytinen
RESEARCH in PROGRESS (Posters):
“How to Influence Physicians to Use Electronic Medical Records (EMR)? Social Influence Tactics and Their Effects on EMR Implementation Effectiveness,”
Author: Virginia Ilie, University of Kansas
This poster was selected by the judges as best embodying the criteria for winning. Those criteria included: Scientific merit, Innovation, Clarity of presentation, and Best Use of Poster Format. Judges commented especially on the relevance of the research, its innovative approach, and the clearness of the presentation.
“Spreading the Oprah Effect: The Diffusion of Exogenous Demand Shocks in Recommendation Networks”
Authors: Eyal Carmi, Tel Aviv University, Gal Oestreicher-Singer,Tel Aviv University,
and Arun Sundararajan, New York University
This poster was noted by the judges as meritorious for its relevance to marketing and sales, and also for excellent use of color and of the poster format, making the objectives and findings easy to identify and follow.
"Growing Local Food Systems: Information Technology Use and Impacts in Geographically-Embedded Markets”
Authors: Brian Butler, University of Pittsburgh,
Catherine Ridings, Lehigh University,
and Jacqueline Pike, University of Pittsburgh
This poster was noted by the judges for its timeliness and relevance, and its innovative use of IT.
AIS TECHNOLOGY AWARDS
Vision Award - given to those that have contributed to the technology vision for the association. Rick Watson, who created the strategic vision for ISWorld as the Field of Dreams: Build it and they will come.
Atlas Award - given to the those individuals that have made the most significant contributions towards the intellectual infrastructure of the association. John Mooney, first list manager of the IS World listserv.
Technology Challenge Award - given to the most significant contributions to the development of AISWorld in the preceding year. Peter Polack for re-programming the IS Programs pages.
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALLON A JOB WELL DONE