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Chicago, Illinois, USA will be the site for the 19th Americas Conference on Information Systems being held
August 15-17, 2013.
Chicago, long known as a major transportation hub, is also a major financial center, telecommunications and Internet hub, as well as home to many international corporations and world class universities. Serving as a nerve center for global integration it is ranked 7th worldwide in the 2012 A.T. Kearney Global Cities Index. In today’s hyperconnected world Chicago plays a critical role in support of information systems, services, and infrastructure and, as such, is a natural location for AMCIS.
Come join us in Chicago for AMCIS 2013 where the theme is Hyperconnected World: Anything, Anywhere, Anytime.
The Hyperconnected Business: hyper-successful or just hyper?
Businesses leaders receive massive amounts of data, which conceivably offer opportunities for better understanding of their markets, customers, employees, and business experiments. And they can receive that data any time, any place, on an increasingly diverse set of devices. But those leaders could easily feel bombarded by worthless data, annoying contacts, and meaningless statistics. What distinguishes companies that convert their 24x7 flow of transactions, tweets, social media, sensor data, purchased databases, text, video, and other numerous sources of data into business success? And how do we, as researchers, contribute to business practices that result in more effective, more humane, more innovative uses of information and information technology? Jeanne Ross considers how 20 years of research at MIT’s Center for Information Systems Research informs research and practice in the digital economy.
Jeanne W. Ross
Director and Principal Research Scientist
Center for Information Systems Research (CISR)
Jeanne W. Ross directs and conducts academic research that targets the challenges of senior level executives at CISR’s seventy-five global sponsor companies. She studies how firms develop competitive advantage through the implementation and reuse of digitized platforms. Her work has appeared in major practitioner and academic journals, including Sloan Management Review, Harvard Business Review, the Wall Street Journal, MISQ Executive, MIS Quarterly, the Journal of Management Information Systems, IBM Systems Journal, and CIO Magazine.
Jeanne is coauthor of three books: IT Governance: How Top Performers Manage IT Decision Rights for Superior Results, Enterprise Architecture as Strategy: Creating a Foundation for Business Execution through Harvard Business School Press, and IT Savvy: What Top Executives Must Know to Go from Pain to Gain. She has served on the faculty of customized courses for a number of major corporations, including PepsiCo, McKinsey, General Electric, TRW, Pfizer, News Corporation, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, IBM, and Credit Suisse. She regularly appears as a speaker at major conferences for IT executives.
Jeanne is a founding senior editor and former editor in chief of MIS Quarterly Executive and served as an associate editor of MIS Quarterly. She was program co-chair of AMCIS 2003 and will be ICIS Co-Chair in Fort Worth in 2015. She has served on the program committee for ICIS seven times and has been conference or program chair of the SIM Academic Workshop eight times.
Jeanne earned a B.A. at the University of Illinois, an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and a Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
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