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Ep. 24 – Mundane Technologies (Paavola and Cuthbertson 2022)

Great outcomes aren’t exclusive to shiny new objects.

Paavola L. & Cuthbertson R. (2022), ‘Transformative Power of Mundane Technologies in Institutional Change’, Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS),

Ep. 23 – Dynamic Capabilities (Steininger et al. 2022)

Everything we know about dynamic capabilities and IS research as of 2022.

Mikalef P., Pateli A. & Ortiz-de-Guinea A. (2022), ‘Dynamic Capabilities in Information Systems Research: A Critical Review, Synthesis of Current Knowledge, and Recommendations for Future Research’, Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS),

Ep. 21 – Paradoxical Tensions of Agile Project Management (Iivari 2021)

It’s a little bit more complicated than the good ol’ triple-constraint model.

Iivari J. (2021), ‘A Paradox Lens to Systems Development Projects: The Case of the Agile Software Development’, Communications of the Association for Information Systems, vol. 49,

Ep. 20 – A Ubichronic Perspective of Time (Ivaturi and Chua 2021)

In the era of ubiquitous digital technology, our perception of time is undergoing a serious paradigm shift.

Ivaturi and Chua (2021), ‘Rethinking Time: Ubichronic Time and Its Impact on Work’, European Journal of Information Systems,

Ep. 19 – Human in the Algorithmic Loop (Grønsund and Aanestad 2020)

Will there still be a future for human work in the hyper-automated future of algorithmic decision-making?

Grønsund T. & Aanestad M. (2020), ‘Augmenting the Algorithm: Emerging Human-in-the-Loop Work Configurations’, Journal of Strategic Information Systems, vol. 29, no. 2,

Ep. 18 – Privacy Perspectives and Monero Cryptocurrency (Renwick and Gleasure 2021)

The different groups of people involved in the Monero cryptocurrency have very different feelings about privacy. How is this going to play out in the design of Monero?

Renwick R. & Gleasure R. (2021), ‘Those Who Control the Code Control the Rules: How Different Perspectives of Privacy Are Being Written Into the Code of Blockchain Systems’, Journal of Information Technology,

Ep. 17 – The Ontological Reversal (Baskerville et al 2020)

In the past, information systems (IS) captured and represented the lived (external) reality. Now, they are the lived reality.

Baskerville R. L., Myers M. D., & Yoo Y. (2020), ‘Digital First: The Ontological Reversal and New Challenges for Information Systems Research’, MIS Quarterly,

Ep. 16 – Envy on Social Media (Wu and Srite 2020)

Social media can make people feel envy. But is this always a bad thing? And what does it mean for social media platforms?

Wu J. & Srite M. (2020), ‘Envy on Social Media: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly’, International Journal of Information Management,

Ep. 15 – The Future(s) of Knowledge Work Post-COVID-19 (Wang et al 2020)

The old factory paradigm is fading away, but what will replace it? We look to the digital nomads to envision some possibilities.

Wang B., Schlagwein D., Cecez-Kecmanovic D., & Cahalane M. C. (2020), ‘Beyond the Factory Paradigm: Digital Nomadism and the Digital Future(s) of Knowledge Work Post-COVID-19’, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, 21(6), pp. 1379-1401,