Category: Research

Participated as an Opponent for Doctoral Dissertation Defense of Risto Paavola

Participated as an opponent for the doctoral dissertation defense by Risto Paavola from Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland (Chair: M. Rossi). His doctoral dissertation is titled: “Digital Transformation of Public Sector Organisation: Traditional and Emerging Technology Adoption Issues and Processes and Practices Addressing Them” and traced the journey of multiple cases in this setting.

Following the travel restrictions, the entire event was organized online, with attendance from colleagues and family members. Risto did well and will graduate, to become Dr. Risto Paavola.

Paper Accepted at the Design Science Conference

Paper (conditionally) accepted at the Design Sciences Conference on Information Systems and Technology (DESRIST) exploring approaches to identification, derivation, and development of design principles in design science research. With Leona Chandra (Liechtenstein) and Alexander Mädche (Karlsruhe). Purao, S., L. Chandra. A. Mädche. 2020. Design Principles: Where do… they all come from?. Design Sciences Conference on Information Systems and Technology (DESRIST).

Paper about Knowledge Use accepted at the European Conference on Information Systems

Paper (conditionally) accepted at the European Conference on Information Systems exploring tactics for use of action knowledge by frontline professionals in process industries. With Jingwen He, Arvind Karunakaran, and David Murungi.

J. He, D. Murungi, S. Purao, A. Karunakaran. 2020. The Use of Action Knowledge to Support Work: The Case of Petrochemical Operators. European Conference on Information Systems.

Paper about Process Modeling accepted at the European Conference on Information Systems

Paper (conditionally) accepted at the European Conference on Information Systems exploring the promise and problems of process modeling applied to humanitarian settings, with an exemplar from our research related to homelessness. With Monica Garfield.

Purao, S., M. Garfield. 2020. Process Modeling in Humanitarian Settings: A Case Study and Lessons Learned. European Conference on Information Systems.