Journal Publications

  1. Purao, S., M. Sein, H. Nilsen, E. 2016. Larsen. Setting the Pace: Experiments with Keller’s PSI. IEEE Transactions on Education. Forthcoming.
  2. Liu, Na, A. Gavino*, and S. Purao. 2015. Extracting Citizen Values as Inputs for Designing Citizen-Responsive Urban e-Planning Services: The VOICE Approach and a Demonstration in the Healthcare Context. International Journal of E-Planning Research. 4.2: 1-25.
  3. Purao, S. O. Henfridsson, M. Rossi, and M. Sein. 2013. Ensemble Artifacts: From Viewing to Designing in Action Design Research. Systems, Signs and Actions. 7 (1), pp. 73-81.
  4. Purao, S., 2013. Truth or Dare: The Ontology Question in Design Science Research. Journal of Database Management. 24(3), pp. 51-66, July-September 2013.
  5. Purao, S., K. Desouza, J. Becker, 2012. Investigating Failures in Large-scale Public Sector Projects with Sentiment Analysis. e-Service Journal. 8(2), 84-105. Indiana University Press.
  6. Umapathy, K., Purao, S., Bagby, J. 2010. Empirical Analysis of Anticipatory Standardization Processes: A Case Study, Information Systems and E-Business Management. 10(3): 325-330.
  7. Sein, M., Henfridsson, O., Purao, S., Rossi, M., and Lindgren, R. 2011. Action Design Research. MIS Quarterly. 35(1), 37-56.
  8. Umapathy, K., Purao, S. 2010. Systems Integration and Web Services, IEEE Computer. 43(11), 91-94, Nov.
  9. Robinson, W., and Purao, S. 2010. Monitoring Service Systems from a Language-Action Perspective. IEEE Transactions on Services Computing. 4(1): 17-30.
  10. Cameron, B., and Purao, S. 2010. Enterprise Integration: An Experiential Learning Model. IS Education Journal. 8 (38). July.
  11. Haynes, S., Purao, S., and Skattebo, A. 2009. Scenario-based Reflections and Claims Analysis for Evaluating Collaborative Systems. Computer-Supported Cooperative Work. 18 (4). 331-356. August.
  12. Robinson, W., Purao, S. 2009. Specifying and Monitoring Interactions and Commitments in Open Business Processes. IEEE Software. 26(2), 72-79. March/April.
  13. Purao, S., Baldwin, C. Y., Hevner, A., Storey, V. C., Pries-Heje, J., Smith, B. and Zhu, Y. 2008. The Sciences of Design: Observations on an Emerging Field. Communications of the AIS. Vol. 23, Article 29. Also available as Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 09-056. Available at SSRN:
  14. Smolander, K., Rossi, N., Purao, S. 2008. Software architectures: Blueprint, Literature, Language or Decision? European Journal of Information Systems. 17(6), 575-588.
  15. Umapathy, K., Purao, S., Barton, R. 2008. Designing Enterprise Integration Solutions – Effectively. European Journal of Information Systems. Vol. 17, 518-527.
  16. Reddy, M., Purao, S., Kelly, M. 2008. Developing IT Infrastructure for Rural Hospitals: a case study of benefits and challenges of hospital-to-hospital partnerships. Journal of the Medical Informatics Association. 15(4). July/August
  17. Zhao, L., Goul, M., Purao, S., Vitharana, P., and Wang, H. 2008. Impact of Service-Centric Computing on Business and Education. Communications of the AIS. 22(16), 295-310. March.
  18. Han, T.D., Purao, S., and Storey, V.C. 2008. Generating Large-Scale Repositories of Reusable Artifacts for Conceptual Design of Information Systems. Decision Support Systems. 45 (4). 665-680. November.
  19. Purao, S., Storey, V. 2008. Evaluating the adoption potential of design science efforts: The case of APSARA. Decision Support Systems. 44(2). 369-381.
  20. Storey, V., Burton-Jones, A., Sugumaran, V., and Purao, S. 2008. CONQUER: A Methodology for Context-Aware Query Processing on the World Wide Web. Information Systems Research. 19(1), 3-25.
  21. Sein, M., Rossi, M., and Purao. S. 2007. Exploring the limits of the possible: a response to Ivari. Scandinavian Journal of Information Systems. 19(2), 93-98.
  22. Umapathy, K., Purao, S.. 2007. A theoretical investigation of emerging standards for web services. Information Systems Frontiers. Special Issue on From Web Services to Services Computing: Technologies and Applications. 9(1), 119-134.
  23. Vaishnavi, V., Purao, S., Liegle, J. 2007. Object-Oriented Product Metrics: A Generic Framework. Information Sciences. 177(2), 587-606.
  24. Chua, C., Purao, S., Storey, V. 2006. Developing Maintainable Software: The READABLE Approach. Decision Support Systems. 42(1), 469-491.
  25. Purao, S., Storey, V. 2005. A multi-layered ontology for comparing relationship semantics in conceptual models of databases. Applied Ontology. 1(1), 117-139.
  26. Nilsen, H., Purao, S. 2005. Balancing Objectivist and Constructivist Pedagogies for Teaching Emerging Technologies: Evidence from a Scandinavian Case Study. Journal of Information Systems Education. 16(3), Fall, 281-292.
  27. Purao, S., Han, T., Storey, V. 2003. Improving Reuse-based Design: Augmenting Analysis Patterns Reuse with Learning. Information Systems Research. 14(3), 269-290.
  28. Purao, S., Vaishnavi, V. 2003. Product Metrics for Object-Oriented Systems. ACM Computing Surveys. 35(2), 191-221.
  29. Purao, S., Rossi, M., Bush, A. 2002. Towards an Understanding of Problem and Design Spaces during Object-oriented Systems Development. Information and Organizations. 12(4), 249-281.
  30. Purao, S., Jain, H. K., Nazareth, D. L. 2002. Exploiting Design Information to Derive Object Distribution Models. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics – A. 32(3), 320-334.
  31. Joosten, S., Purao, S. 2002. A Rigorous Approach to Mapping Workflows to Object-oriented Models. Journal of Database Management. vol. 13, issue 4, Fall. pp. 1-19. download
  32. Mathiassen, L., Purao, S. 2002. Educating Reflective Systems Developers. Information Systems Journal. 12(2), April. 81-102.
  33. Purao, S., Jain, H. K., Nazareth, D. L. 2002. A Tool for Distributing Object-oriented Applications. Information & Management. 39(8), September. 689-703.
  34.  Purao, S., Jain, H. K., Nazareth, D. L. 2001. An Approach to Distribution of Object-oriented Applications in Loosely Coupled Networks. Journal of Management Information Systems. 18(3), Winter, 195-234.
  35. Sengupta, A., Purao, S. 2001. Transitioning Existing Content: Inferring Organization-specific Documents. Australian Journal of Information Systems. 8(1), September.  91-98.
  36. Purao, S., Han, T. 2000. Distributing Multimedia Content to Balance Quality of Service and Cost. Journal of Management Information Systems. 17(1), Summer, 141-166.
  37. Purao, S., Jain, H. K., Nazareth, D. L. 1999. Supporting Decision Making in Combinatorially Explosive Multicriteria Situations. Decision Support Systems. 26(3), September. 225-248.
  38. Purao, S. 1999. Hyper-link Teaching and Intelligent Slides: Complementary Strategies to Foster Active Learning. Journal of Education for MIS. 5(1), January, 63-78.
  39. Purao, S. 1998. APSARA: A Tool to Automate System Design via Intelligent Pattern Retrieval and Synthesis. DataBase for Advances in Information Systems. 29(4), 45-57.
  40. Purao, S., Jain, H. K., Nazareth, D. L. 1998. Effective Distribution of Object-oriented Applications. Communications of the ACM. 41(8), August, 100-108.
  41. Jain, H. K., Purao, S. 1991. Distributed Application Development: SDLC Revisited. Information & Management. 20(4), April, 247-255.