The Center for Digital Transformation (formerly CRITO)    

Academic Publications


Economics of the Digital World


 Melissa Mazmanian & Ingrid Erickson (2016) “Markets of availability and commodification of time in 21st century work: Inducing social forces from situated data.” In K. Elsbach and B. Bechky (Eds.), Qualitative Organizational Research: Best Papers from the Davis Conference, 3.

Vidyanand Choudhary, Imran Currim, Sanjeev Dewan, Ivan Jeliazkov, Ofer Mintz, John Turner (2016) "Evaluation Set Size and Purchase: Evidence from a Product Search Engine." Journal of Interactive Marketing, Forthcoming: 1-47.  Pre-publication article here []

Paul M. Leonardi, Diane E. Bailey, Eduardo Henrique Diniz, Dan Sholler, Bonnie A. Nardi (2016) "Multiplex Appropriation in Complex Systems Implementation: The Case of Brazil's Correspondent Banking System," MIS Quarterly, 40(2): 461-473.

Bill Maurer (2016) "It tells you something about the fact that money right now is being profoundly ungrounded.", July 27.  Read here.

Vijay Gurbaxani, Young Bong Chang, Kiron Ravindran (2016) “Information Technology Outsourcing: Asset Transfer and the Role of Contract” MIS Quarterly: 1-40. (forthcoming).  

Frank MacCrory, Vidyanand Choudhary, Alain Pinsonneault (2016) “Research Note—Designing Promotion Ladders to Mitigate Turnover of IT Professionals,” Information Systems Research, 27(3):648-660. Read here.

Melissa Mazmanian & Ingrid Erickson (2014) “The Product of Availability: Understanding the Economic Underpinnings of Constant Connectivity.” To appear in Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2014), ACM Press. 763-772. 


Young Bong Chan & Vijay Gurbaxani (2012) “An Empirical Analysis of Technical Efficiency:  The Role of IT Intensity and Competition.”  Information Systems Research, 24(3): 561-578.  Abstract is available here.


Young Bong Chang & Vijay Gurbaxani (2011) "The Impact of IT-Related Spillovers on Long-Run Productivity: An Empirical Analysis."  Information Systems Research, 23(3) Part 2: 868-886.  Full article is available here.


Ramnath K. Chellappa & Shivendu Shivendu (2010) "Mechanism Design For "Free" but "No Free Disposal" Services: The Economics of Personalization Under Privacy Concerns."  Management Science, 56(10): 1766-1780.  Abstract is available here.


Digital Services Delivery


Kathleen Pine & Melissa Mazmanian (2016) “Artful and contorted coordinating: The ramifications of imposing formal logics of task jurisdiction on situated practice,” Academy of Management Journal: 2-55. (published online before print).  Abstract is here

Torkil Clemmensen, Bonnie Nardi, Victor Kaptelinin (2016) "Making HCI Theory Work: An Analysis of the Use of Activity Theory in HCI Research." Journal of Behavior and Information Technology, 35(8): 608-627. Available on-line before publication here.

Timothy J. Gilbride, Imran S. Currim, Ofer Mintz, S. Siddarth (2016) “A Model for Inferring Market Preferences from Online Retail Product Information Matrices” Journal of Retailing: 1-16.  Available here -- online before publication.  

Vidyanand Choudhary & Zhe (James) Zhang (2015) “Research Note—Patching the Cloud: The Impact of SaaS on Patching Strategy and the Timing of Software Release,” Information Systems Research, 26(4): 845-858. Abstract available here .

Taryn L. Stanko & Christine M. Beckman (2015) “Watching You Watching Me: Boundary Control and Capturing Attention in the Context of Ubiquitous Technology Use.”  Academy of Management Journal, 58(3): 712-738.  Abstract is available here.


Thomas P. Moliterno, Nikolaus Beck, Christine M Beckman, Mark Meyer (2014) “Knowing Your Place: Social- Performance Feedback in Good Times and Bad Times.”  Organization Science, 25(6):1984-1702.  Abstract is available here.


Bart P. Knijnenburg & Alfred Kobsa (2013) “Making Decisions about Privacy: Information Disclosure in Context-Aware Recommender Systems."  ACM Transactions on Intelligent Interactive Systems, 3(3) Article 20. 2-33.  Abstract is available here.


Ofer Mintz, Imran S. Currim, Ivan Jeliazkov (2013) “Information Processing Pattern and Propensity to Buy: An Investigation of Online Point-of-Purchase Behavior.”  Marketing Science, 32(5): 716-732.  Abstract is available  here.


Alfred Kobsa, Rishab Nithyanand, Gene Tsudik, Ersin Uzun (2013) “Can Jannie Verify? Usability of Display-Equipped RFID Tags for Security Purposes.”  Journal of Computer Security, 21(3): 347-370.  Abstract is available here.


Vidyanand Choudhary & Joseph Vithayathil (2014) "Impact of Cloud Computing: Should the IT Department be Organized as a Cost-Center or a Profit-Center?" Journal of Management Information Systems. 30(2): 67-100. Abstract is available here.


Yang Wang & Alfred Kobsa (2013) “A PLA-Based Privacy-Enhancing User Modeling Framework and its Evaluation.”  User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction: The Journal of Personalization Research, 23(1): 41-82.  Abstract is available here.


Melissa Mazmanian, Wanda J. Orlikowski, JoAnne Yates (2013) “The autonomy Paradox:  The Implications of Mobile Email Devices for Knowledge Professionals.”  Organization Science, 24(5): 1337-1357.


Young Bong Chang & Vijay Gurbaxani (2012) "Information Technology Outsourcing, Knowledge Transfer, and Firm Productivity: An Empirical Analysis."  MIS Quarterly, 36(4):1043-1063.  Abstract is available here.


David Fitoussi & Vijay Gurbaxani (2012) "IT Outsourcing Contracts and Performance Measurement."  Information Systems Research, 23(1):129-143.  Abstract is available here.  Full article is available here.


Alfred Kobsa, Sameer Patil, Bertolt Meyer (2012) “Privacy in Instant Messaging: An Impression Management Model.”  Behavior and Information Technology, 31(4): 355-370.    Abstract is available here.


Digital Business Models


Ingrid Erickson & Melissa Mazmanian (2016) “Bending Time to a New End: Investigating the Idea of Temporal Entrepreneurship” In J. Wajcman and N. Dodd (Eds.), The Sociology of Speed: Digital, Organizational and Social Temporalities,  Oxford University Press.

Melissa Mazmanian, Christine Beckman, Ellie Harmon (2016) “Ethnography across the work boundary: Benefits and Considerations for Organizational Studies.” In K. Elsbach, & R. Kramer (Eds.), Handbook of Innovative Qualitative Research Methods: Pathways to Cool Ideas and Interesting Papers, Taylor and Francis Group: Organization and Management Series.

Sanjeev Dewan & Jui Ramaprasad (2014) “Social Media, Traditional Media, and Music Sales.”  MIS Quarterly, 38(1): 101-121.  Abstract is available here.


Ofer Mintz & Imran S. Currim (2013) “What Drives Managerial Use of Marketing and Financial Metrics and Does Metric Use Affect Performance of Marketing-Mix Activities?”  Journal of Marketing, 77(2):17-40.    Abstract is available here.


John Turner, Ben Peterson, Soo-Haeng Cho, Sunder Kekre, Alan Scheller-Wolf (2012) "A Large US Retailer Selects Transportation Carriers Under Diesel Price Uncertainty."  Interface, 42(4): 365-379.  Full article is available here.


Sanjeev Dewan & Jui Ramaprasad (2012) "Research Note -- Music Blogging, Online Sampling, and the Long Tail."  Information Systems Research, 23(3) Part 2: 1056-1067.  Abstract is available here.  Full article is available here.


John Turner (2010) "The Planning of Guaranteed Targeted Display Advertising." Operations Research, 60(1): 18-33.    Abstract is available here.  Full article is available here.



Big Data and Analytics


Singh,Vivek and Ramesh Jain.  (2016).  Situation Recognition Using EventShop. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.

Dipti Borkar, Ravi Mayuram, Gerald Sangudi, Michael Carey "Have Your Data and Query It Too: From Key-Value Caching to Big Data Management" invited industrial paper, Proc. of the ACM SIGMOD Conference on Management of Data, San Francisco, CA, June 2016.

“Breaking BAD: A Data Serving Vision for Big Active Data” (with S. Jacobs and V. Tsotras), Proc. of the 10th ACM Int’l. Conf. on Distributed and Event-Based Systems, Irvine, CA, June 2016.  Read here.

Moshe Lichman & Padhraic Smyth (2014) “Modeling human location data with mixtures of kernel densities.”  Proceedings of the 20th ACM SIGKDD Conference (KDD 2014), 35-44.   Paper is available here.


Nicholas Navaroli, Christopher DuBois, Padhraic Smyth(2013) "Modeling individual email patterns over time with latent variable models."  Machine Learning, 92(2-3): 431-455.  Abstract is available here.


Ralf Krestel & Padhraic Smyth (2013) “Recommending Patents based on Latent Topics." Proceedings of the 7th ACM Recommender system Conference, 395-398.  Paper is available here.


Vinayak R. Borkar, Michael J. Carey and Chen Li (2012) "Big Data Platforms:  What's Next?"  XRDS, 19(1): 44-49.  Full article is available here.


AsterixDB Big Data Management System (BDMS).  Description of the Beta Release is available here


Emerging Digital Trends


Stephanie Dellande, Mary C. Gilly, John L. Graham (2016) “Managing consumer debt: Culture, compliance, and completion. Journal of Business Research, 69(7): 2594-2602.  Read here.

Bonnie Nardi, Donald Patterson, and Bill Tomlinson, eds. (2016). Special issue of Interactions. Sustainability Education. New York: ACM Press.

Bonnie Nardi (2016). "Designing for the Future—But Which One?." Interactions. New York: ACM Press.

Cynthia M. Lakon, Cornelia Pechmann, Cheng Wang, Li Pan, Kevin Delucchi, Judith J. Prochaska (2016). Mapping Engagement in Twitter-Based Support Networks for Adult Smoking Cessation. American Journal of Public Health, 106(8), 1374-1380.   Read here.

Cornelia Pechmann, Kevin Delucchi, Cynthia Lakon, Judith Prochaska (2016). Randomised Controlled Trial Evaluation of Tweet2Quit: A Social Network Quit-smoking Intervention. Tobacco Control, published online, 1-6.  Read here.

Pechmann, C., Pan, L., Delucchi, K., Lakon, C. M., Prochaska, J. J. (2015). Development of a Twitter-based Intervention for Smoking Cessation that Encourages High-quality Social Media Interactions via Automessage. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 17(2).  Read here.