Entries by Kevin Desouza

I have a paper accepted at the International Conference on Information Systems to be held in Milwaukee, December 10-13, 2006. The paper is titled, “Post-Adoption Switching Between Technology Substitutes: The Case Of Web Browsers” and is co-authored by Chen Ye, DongBack Seo, Sridhar Papagari, and Sanjeev Jha, all of whm are former doctoral colleagues of […]

Much of the work conducted in organizations occurs as projects. Project-based work is especially popular in the information technology domain. Statistics indicate that between 50% to 80% of IT projects are unsuccessful –– they either fail to deliver on time, overstep budgeted estimates of resources and time, do not meet customer requirements, or fall short […]

I have a new paper accepted for publication in the European Journal of Information Systems - Business Customer Communities and Knowledge Sharing: Exploratory Study of Critical Issues, co-authored with Pablo Erat, Anja Schäfer-Jugel, and Monika Kurzawa. Here is the abstract: Businesses in knowledge intensive industries must appropriately engage with their customers in order to produce goods […]

I have a new article that is going to be published in VINE: The Journal of Information and Knowledge Management Systems The article details the new frontiers of knowledge management research, and is based on the introduction of my book New Frontiers of Knowledge Management Here is an excerpt... Here are my thoughts on some areas that […]

See my new blog - secureknow.blogspot.com. I will be updating this blog on a regular basis to keep everyone updated on the progress of my new book.

I am working on completing my sixth book - Agile Information Systems. This book will assemble critical thinking on how do we design, develop, and manage agile information systems.

During the Winter Quarter, I will teach INFO 300: Intellectual Foundations of Informatics. This class will examine some of the seminal concepts in how we think of information. In addition, we will survey informational issues in crisis management, governmental affairs, knowledge management, etc.

I am going to give a presentation - "Building Sustainable Knowledge Management Programs" to the KM Group at Parsons Brinkerhoff in Denver.

I will be chairing a panel discussion during the International Conference of Information Systems (Las Vegas) on Information Systems Research that Really Matters: Moving Beyond the Rigor and Relevance Debate. Panel members are: Rick Watson (University of Georgia), Bob Galliers (Bentley College and London School of Economics), Omar El Sawy (University of Southern California), and […]