Conference Proceedings

  • Bhagwatwar, A., and Desouza, K.C. “Community Intelligence Platforms: the Case of Open Government,” In Proceedings of the Eighteenth Americas Conference on Information Systems, Seattle, Washington (August, 9-12, 2012).
  • Purao, S., and Desouza, K.C. “Looking for Clues to Failures in Large-Scale, Public Sector Projects: A Case Study,” In Proceedings of the Forty-Forth Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-44), Los Alamos, CA: IEEE Press, Kauai, HI, (January 4-7, 2011).
  • Purao, S., and Desouza, K.C. “An Enterprise-wide Intervention at IRS: A Longitudinal Analysis of Stakeholder Sentiments,” In Proceedings of the 5th Trends in Enterprise Architecture Research (TEAR2010) Workshop, Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, Delft, Netherlands (November 12, 2010).
  • Purao, S., and Desouza, K.C. “Large IT Projects as Interventions in Digital Ecosystems,” In Proceedings of the International ACM Conference on Management of Emergent Digital EcoSystems (MEDES'10), Bangkok, Thailand (October 26-29. 2010).
  • Rivinus, C., Baloh, P., and Desouza, K.C. “Improving Data Visualization for High-Density Information Transfer in Social Network Analysis Tools,” In Proceedings of the 15th Americas Conference on Information Systems,  San Francisco, California (August 6-9, 2009).
  • Lin, Y., Desouza, K.C., and Roy, S. “Evaluating Dynamics of Organizational Networks via Network Entropy and Mutual Information,” In Proceeding of the 14th International Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium (ICCRTS), Washington, D.C (June 15–17, 2009).
  • Baloh, P., and Desouza, K.C. “Towards a Knowledge Needs-Technology Fit Model for Knowledge Management Systems,” In Proceeding of the 4th International Conference on Design Science Research in Information Systems and Technology (DESRIST 09), Philadelphia, PA (May 7-8, 2009).
  • Baloh, P., Damij, T., and Desouza, K.C. “A Theoretical Perspective on Managing Knowledge,” In Proceedings of the 8th Annual ISOneWorld Conference, Las Vegas, NV (April 15-17, 2009).
  • Desouza, K.C., Roy, S., and Lin, Y. “Performance Measures for Edge Organizations: A Preliminary Report,” In Proceedings of the 13th International Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium (ICCRTS), Bellevue, WA (June 17-19, 2008).
  • Herranz, J. Desouza, K.C., and Roy, S. “Coordination Strategies for Edge Organizations,” In Proceedings of the 13th International Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium (ICCRTS), Bellevue, WA (June 17-19, 2008).
  • Baloh, P., Awazu, Y., Desouza, K. C., Wecht, C. H., Kim, J. Y., and Jha, S. “Roles of Information Technology in Distributed and Open Innovation Process,” In Proceedings of the 13th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Keystone, CO, (August 8-12, 2007).
  • Desouza, K.C., Ein-Dor, P., McCubbrey, D.J., Galliers, R.D., Myers, M.D., and Watson, R.T. “Social Activism in IS Research: Making the World a Better Place,” In Proceedings of the Proceedings of the Twenty-Seventh International Conference on Information Systems, Milwaukee, WI (December 10-13, 2006).
    • Extended version: Desouza, K.C., Ein-Dor, P., McCubbrey, D.J., Galliers, R.D., Myers, M.D., and Watson, R.T. “Social Activism in Information Systems Research: Making the World a Better Place,” Communications of the AIS, 19, 2007, 261-277.
  • Ye, C., Seo, D., Desouza, K.C., Papagari, S., and Jha, S. “Post-Adoption Switching between Technology Substitutes: The Case of Web Browsers,” In Proceedings of the Proceedings of the Twenty-Seventh International Conference on Information Systems, Milwaukee, WI (December 10-13, 2006).
  • Baloh, P., Wecht, C., and Desouza, K.C. “Managing Knowledge in Fuzzy Front End Open Innovation,” In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference of the Faculty of Management, Koper, Portorož, Slovenia (November 23-25, 2006).
  • Seo, D., Desouza, K.C., and Erickson, J.M. “Opening up the Black-Box: Information Systems and Organizational Agility,” In Proceedings of the 12th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Acapulco, Mexico (August 4-6. 2006).
  • Ye, C., Seo, D., Desouza, K.C., Papagari, S., and Jha, S. “Post-Adoption Switching between Technology Options: Research in Progress,” In Proceedings of the 12th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Acapulco, Mexico (August 4-6. 2006).
  • Baloh, P., Vasic´, V., Desouza, K.C., Stropnik, A. “Application of Knowledge Management Technology in Development of New Multifunctional-Materials Products,” In M. Heri?ko & A. Živkovi? (Eds.) KMO'2006 : Knowledge management in organizations: Proceedings of Knowledge Management in Organizations Conference, Maribor, Slovenia (June 13-14, 2006), 75-81.
  • Braganza, A., Desouza, K.C., Franken, A., Lindskog, H., Roztocki, N., and Wan, Y. “Panel: Knowledge Management: Challenging Conventional Thinking,” In Proceedings of the 5th Annual ISOneWorld Conference, Las Vegas, NV (April 19-21, 2006).
  • Baloh, P., Wecht, C. H., & Desouza, K. C. “Informacijska tehnologija in management znanja pri odprtem inoviranju,” In A. Novakovi? (Editor). Dnevi Slovenske Informatike, Portorož, (April 19-21 2006). V partnerstvu z informatiko do poslovne odli?nosti: conference proceedings. Ljubljana: Slovensko Society Informatika, 2006, 6 pages.
  • Desouza, K. C., Evaristo, J. R., & Baloh, P. “Informacijska podpora managementu projektnega znanja,” In A. Novakovi? (Editor). Dnevi Slovenske Informatike, Portorož, (April 19-21 2006). V partnerstvu z informatiko do poslovne odli?nosti: conference proceedings. Ljubljana: Slovensko Society Informatika, 2006, 6 pages.
  • Desouza, K.C. “Ethical Concerns in the Intelligence Business: A Multi-Level Analysis,” In Proceedings of Ethics & Intelligence 2006: First International Conference on Ethics of Political and Military Intelligence, Springfield, VA (January 27-28, 2006).
  • Desouza, K.C., El Sawy, O. A., Galliers, R.D., Loebbecke, C., and Watson, R.T. “Panel - IS Research that Really Matters: Beyond the IS Rigor - Relevance Debate,” In Proceedings of the Twenty-Sixth International Conference on Information Systems,Las Vegas, NV (December 11-14, 2005), 957-959.
    • Extended version: Desouza, K.C., El Sawy, O.A., Galliers, R.D., Loebbecke, C., and Watson, R.T. “Beyond Rigor and Relevance towards Responsibility and Reverberation: Information Systems Research That Really Matters,” Communications of the AIS, 17, 2006, 341-353.
  • Seo, D., Jha, S., Papagari, S., and Desouza, K.C. “Primacy of Data versus Theory: Combining the Best of Both Worlds,” In Proceedings of the International Symposiums on Research Methods (ISRM), Las Vegas, NV (December 11, 2005).
  • Desouza, K.C. “Missing Capabilities of Knowledge Management,” In Proceedings of the Ninth Annual KMWorld & Intranets Conference, San Jose, CA, (November 15-17, 2005), 128-135.
  • Hackney, R., Desouza, K.C., and Loebbecke, C. “Cooperation or Competition: Knowledge Sharing Processes in Inter-Organizational Networks,” In S. Hawamdeh (Editor), Knowledge Management: Nurturing Culture, Innovation and Technology - Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Knowledge Management, Singapore: World Scientific, 2005, 79-91.
  • Desouza K.C., and Awazu, Y. “Managing Radical Software Engineers: Between Order and Chaos,” In Proceedings of the Workshop on Human and Social Factors of Software Engineering, New York, NY ACM Press, St, Louis, MO, (May 16, 2005). Also published in, ACM SIGSOFT Software Engineering Notes, 30 (4), 2005, 1-5.
  • Desouza, K.C., Paper, D., Wenn, A., Warkentin, M., Roztocki, N., and Cohen, E. “Grand Challenges in Information Systems Research”, In Proceedings of the 4th Annual ISOneWorld Conference, Las Vegas, NV (Mar 31 - April 1, 2005).
  • Desouza, K.C., and Awazu, Y. “The Missing Capabilities of Knowledge Management: Segmentation and Destruction,” In Proceedings of the Sixth European Conference on Organizational Knowledge, Learning, and Capabilities, Cambridge, MA, (March 17-19, 2005).
  • Desouza, K.C., and Vanapalli, G.K. “Securing Knowledge Assets and Processes: Lessons from the Defense and Intelligence Sectors,” In Proceedings of the Thirty-Eight Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-38), Los Alamos, CA: IEEE Press, Big Island, HI, (January 3-6, 2005).
  • Desouza, K.C., Dingsøyr, T., and Awazu, Y. “Experiences with Conducting Project Postmortems: Reports vs. Stories and Practitioner Perspective,” In Proceedings of the Thirty-Eight Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-38), Los Alamos, CA: IEEE Press, Big Island, HI, (January 3-6, 2005). Nominee Best Paper Award
  • Desouza, K.C., Awazu, Y., and Ramaprasad, A. “Modifications and Innovations to Technology Artifacts,” In Proceedings of Workshop of the Diffusion Interest Group in Information Technology (DIGIT) Meeting, Washington, DC, (December 12, 2004).
  • Desouza, K.C., Awazu, Y., and Ranganathan, C. “Examining Market Reactions to E-business Initiatives for Digital Transformation of Traditional Businesses,” In Proceedings of the 2003 Workshop on E-Business (WeB 2003), Seattle, WA, (December 12-13, 2003), 56-64.
  • Desouza, K.C., Bhattacharyya, S., and Evaristo, J.R. “Dynamics of Expertise in Organizations,” In Proceedings of Agents 2003 - Challenges in Social Simulation[Computational Organization Theory Track], Chicago, IL, (October 3-4, 2003), 169-180.
  • Zhang, Y., Thomas, D., Awazu, Y., and Desouza, K.C. "Human-Machine Strategies for Decision Support," In Proceedings of the Ninth Americas Conference on Information Systems, Tampa, FL, (August 4-5, 2003), 2412-2416.
  • Awazu, Y., Desouza, K.C., and Hensgen, T. “The Role of Entropy in the Design of Management Support Systems,” In Proceedings of the Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET-03), Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, Portland, OR (July 20-24, 2003).
  • Ramaprasad, A., Desouza, K.C., and Mak, K.-T. “Management Information Space (MIS*),” In Proceedings of the First Annual Workshop on HCI Research in MIS – Pre ICIS Meeting, Barcelona, Spain, (December 15, 2002).
  • Desouza, K.C., Jayaraman, A., and Evaristo, J.R. “Knowledge Management in Non-Collocated Environments: A Look at Centralized Vs. Decentralized Design Approaches,” In Proceedings of the Thirty-Sixth Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-36), Los Alamos, CA: IEEE Press, Big Island, HI, (January 6–9, 2003).
  • Kraft, M., Desouza, K.C., and Androwich, I. “Data Mining in Healthcare Information Systems: Case Study of a Veterans Administration Spinal Cord Injury Population,” In Proceedings of the Thirty-Sixth Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-36), Los Alamos, CA: IEEE Press, Big Island, HI, (January 6–9, 2003).
  • Kraft, M., Desouza, K.C., and Androwich, I. “Length of Stay Predictions for Spinal Cord Injury Patients Using Neural Networks and Nursing Diagnoses Data: Methodological Issues, Results and Applicability,” In Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Management of Healthcare and Medical Technology, Chicago, IL, (July 28-30, 2002).
  • Kraft, M., Desouza, K.C., and Androwich, I. “Knowledge Discovery in Clinical Databases: Issues and Process,” In M. Khosrow-Pour (Editor), Issues & Trends of Information Technology Management in Contemporary Organizations - 2002 Information Resource Management Association Conference, Vol. I, Hershey, PA: Idea Group Publishing, (May 19-22, 2002), 168-171.
  • Desouza, K.C. “An Investigation into Electronic Knowledge Communities,” In Proceedings of the 45th Annual Midwest Academy of Management Meeting, Indianapolis, IN (April 18-20, 2002)
  • Desouza, K.C. “Socially Altruistic Electronic Knowledge Communities: Avenue for Research and Preliminary Insights,” In Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Conference of the Southern Association for Information Systems, Savannah, GA, (March 1-2, 2002).
  • Desouza, K.C., and Luthra, A. “Effects of Group Support Systems on Key Organizational Behavior Variables,” In Proceedings of 2001 International Business and Economic Research Conference, Reno, NV, (October 8-12, 2001).
  • Desouza, K.C., and Vielma, H. “A Macro-Economic Exchange Rate Forecasting Model Using Artificial Neural Networks,” In Proceedings of 2001 International Business and Economic Research Conference, Reno, NV, (October 8-12, 2001). Nominee Best Paper Award: Economics Track.
  • Desouza, K.C. “Artificial Intelligence for Healthcare Management,” In Proceedings of the First International Conference on Management of Healthcare and Medical Technology, Enschede, Netherlands, (April 22-27, 2001).