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Breaking or keeping the habits: exploring the role of legacy habits in the process of discontinuing organisational information systems

May 1st, 2021 | By

Abstract Users develop habits in relation to information systems (IS) to reduce the cognitive and behavioural efforts needed for using them. However, when these systems have to be discontinued, users face challenges regarding how to stop relying on their legacy habits. Despite their importance, we know little about how legacy habits shape the way users
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Black Lives Matter: A perspective from three Black information systems scholars

Apr 23rd, 2021 | By

Abstract Professional computing organisations, including the ACM, IEEE and INFORMS published statements supporting Black Lives Matter during the 2020 racial unrest in the United States. While the voices of these professional organisations are echoed from positions of power, the concerns of Black IS professors are silenced. In this opinion piece, we centre on the voices
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Prosocial rule breaking on health information security at healthcare organisations in South Korea

Mar 31st, 2021 | By

Abstract Regulations, such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), establish standards to protect patients’ medical records from security breaches. Insiders’ prosocial misbehaviour within healthcare organisations can cause significant damage to relevant stakeholders. Such behaviour without malicious intention needs to be better understood and carefully managed from the perspective of prosocial behaviour. For
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Information technology as a resource to counter domestic sex trafficking in the United States

Mar 29th, 2021 | By

Abstract Globally, millions of individuals are victims of sex trafficking and are compelled to perform sexual acts through force, fraud, or coercion. Law enforcement agencies, non?profit organisations, and social entrepreneurs increasingly are using information technology as a resource to locate, identify, and rescue victims and find, arrest, and convict traffickers. In this qualitative case study,
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Making the world a better place with fintech research

Mar 16th, 2021 | By

Abstract Financial technology (fintech) is seen as possessing significant potential to provide the poor access to financial services and help them escape the clutches of poverty. Surprisingly, Information Systems (IS) research has engaged little with fintech’s promise of fostering financial inclusion for the poor. In the spirit of ‘making a better world with ICTs’, conducting
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The associate editor and senior editor roles in premier IS journals

Mar 12th, 2021 | By

Information Systems Journal, EarlyView. Source



A comparison of features in a crowdsourced phishing warning system

Mar 12th, 2021 | By

Abstract Initial research on using crowdsourcing as a collaborative method for helping individuals identify phishing messages has shown promising results. However, the vast majority of crowdsourcing research has focussed on crowdsourced system components broadly and understanding individuals’ motivation in contributing to crowdsourced systems. Little research has examined the features of crowdsourced systems that influence whether
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Status differentials and framing in the implementation of IT?enabled task migration strategies

Mar 10th, 2021 | By

Abstract In globally distributed environments, gaps exist between an organisational?level decision to migrate IT?enabled tasks and the actual execution of strategy since a high?level consensus does not always specify the precise sequencing and pacing of task migration in detail. This absence of operational?level detailing can trigger status?led enactments of power. Drawing on a qualitative case
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Context?aware user profiles to improve media synchronicity for individuals with severe motor disabilities

Mar 9th, 2021 | By

Abstract Losing the ability to communicate inhibits social contact, creates feelings of frustration and isolation and complicates personal comfort and medical care. Progressive diseases such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and multiple sclerosis (MS) can cause severe motor disabilities that make communication through traditional means difficult, slow, and exhausting, even with the support of augmentative
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Issues, challenges, and a proposed theoretical core of agile software development research

Mar 8th, 2021 | By

Abstract Over the last two decades, agile software development (ASD) has garnered much attention in both research and practice. Several ASD methods and techniques have been developed and studied. In particular, researchers have provided several theoretical perspectives on ASD and contributed rich insights to the ASD practice. Still, despite calls for a more unified theoretical
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