PDF version of the program: CIST 2013 Program
Map of Level 1 of the Convention Center:
Level 1 Floor Plan
(Session rooms are 102A and 102B, Saturday Lunch in Room 101 G/H/I)
Map of Level 2 of the Convention Center:
Level 2 Floor Plan
(Seasons - Saturday and Sunday Breakfast)
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Lower Level Floor Plan
(Room L100 - Sunday Lunch)
CIST 2013 Program
October 5-6, 2013
All sessions are in Room 102A and 102B located on Level 1 of the convention center
SATURDAY, October 5, 2013
Hot Breakfast Buffet and Opening Remarks
(Seasons – Level 2 Convention Center)
Session 1A: Value of Information
Session Chair: Hyoduk Shin
Session 1B: Social Production
Session Chair: Sunil Wattal
1. How do you invest in IT to create Business Value? Yu-Hsiang Huang, Michael Shaw, Eric Larson and Ramanath Subramanyam.
1. A Comparison of Product Network and Social Network Based Recommendation Engines for Twitter Users. Shawndra Hill, Adrian Benton and Chris Van den Bulte.
2. IT Patent and Firm Value in IT Industry: The Role of Innovation Orientation and Environmental Uncertainty. Sunghun Chung, Animesh Animesh, Kunsoo Han and Alain Pinsonneault.
2. Participation in Open Knowledge Communities and Career Development: Evidence from Enterprise Software. Peng Huang and Zhongju Zhang.
3. Private Equity, Technological Investment, and Labor Outcomes. Ashwini Agrawal and Prasanna Tambe.
3. Customers as advisors: The role of social media in financial markets. Hailiang Chen, Prabuddha De, Yu Jeffrey Hu and Byoung-Hyoun Hwang.
4. Hiding Publisher Identities in Ad Exchanges: Designs and Policies. Zhen Sun, Milind Dawande, Ganesh Janakiraman and Vijay Mookerjee.
4. User-Generated Content and Product Design of Competing Firms. Young Kwark, Jianqing Chen and Srinivasan Raghunathan. (†)
Session 2A: Auctions
Session Chair: Matt Hashim
Session 2B: Internet Markets
Session Chair: Ali Tafti
1. Applying Structural Econometric Analysis to B2B Sequential Dutch Auctions. Yixin Lu, Alok Gupta, Wolfgang Ketter and Eric Van Heck. (†)
1. The Effect of Electronic Commerce on Market Integration and Spatial Arbitrage. Hemang Subramanian and Eric Overby.
2. Core-pricing in large multi-object auctions: a market design for selling TV-ads. Andor Goetzendorff, Martin Bichler and Robert Day.
2. Disconfirmation Effect on Online Opinion Expression. Yi-Chun Ho, Junjie Wu and Yong Tan.
3. The Impact of Starting Price and Market Thickness on Auction Prices: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Online B2B Secondary Market Auctions. Ali Pilehvar, Wedad Elmaghraby and Anand Gopal.
3. Understanding Online Consumer's Inter-Purchase Time. Youngsoo Kim.
4. Open or Sealed Bid in Buyer-Determined Auctions? Evidence from Online Labor Markets. Kevin Yili Hong, Chong Wang and Paul Pavlou.
4. A Structural Model of Consumers' Perception of Channel Fit and Consumer Channel Choice: Evidence From a Multichannel Retailer. Ramkumar Janakiraman, Lucy Liu, Ram Bezawada and Subodha Kumar.
Lunch, Keynote Address
(Room 101 G/H/I - Level 1 Convention Center)
Director of Business Analytics & Market Insights, Medtronic, Inc.
" Underlying barriers to BI in organizations and lessons learned towards their remediation "
BI's ability to improve an organization's understanding of and approach to their market based on data-driven facts and insights is well understood; however, the effectiveness and real-world impact of the effort have been harder to achieve and sustain. Raj will highlight thematic barriers to BI that plague businesses, and more importantly, share some lessons learned towards remediation and advancing of the BI agenda.
Raj Lohani is the Director of Business Analytics and Market Insights (BAMI) for Medtronic Neuromodulation. In his role since joining the company in August 2011, Raj is responsible for quantitative decision support for all Neuromodulation therapies that cumulatively account for about $2 Billion in annual revenues. Pursuing a mission to create business advantage through actionable intelligence, Raj strives to leverage insights and analytics that integrate information from across the business - market research, financial forecasting, business analytics, competitive intelligence, customer relationship management as well as marketplace and environmental factors - to guide and optimize business decisions in a hyper-competitive market environment.
Prior to Medtronic Raj served as Vice President of Strategic Insights & Analytics at Cardinal Health - where he led the monitoring, analyzing and communicating of market trends and insights to shape business strategies and actions for a $90 billion business unit. Prior to Cardinal, Raj led the Marketing Sciences function at Roche Diagnostics, where he directed the design, development and execution of all custom and standardized research/analysis as well as the company’s strategic planning process.
Academically, Raj holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering and a Master of Science Degree in Business Management.
Session 3A: Internet/Cloud Infrastructure
Session Chair: Byungwan Koh
Session 3B: Crowdfunding
Session Chair: Prasanna Tambe
1. Policy, Pricing and Investment in a Two-Tier Internet. Barrie Nault and Steffen Zimmermann.
1. Does Crowdfunding Democratize Access to Capital? A Geographical Analysis. Keongtae Kim and Il-Horn Hann. (†)
2. The Effect of IT Modularity on Adoption of Cloud Computing. Rui Guo, Ali Tafti and Ramanath Subramanyam.
2. Secret Benefactors: Crowdfunder Information Hiding and its Implications for Fundraising Outcomes. Gordon Burtch, Anindya Ghose and Sunil Wattal.
3. Cloud Resource Provisioning and Contract Adjustment in the Backdrop of SLA Violation Risk Mitigation. Shuai Yuan, Sanjukta Das, Anna Ye Du, R. Ramesh and Chunming Qiao.
3. Auction vs. Posted-Price: Market Mechanism, Lender Behaviors, and Transaction Outcomes in Online Crowd-Funding. Zaiyan Wei and Mingfeng Lin.
4. Pricing Cloud Computing: Inelasticity and Demand Discovery. Arun Sundararajan and Mingdi Xin.
4. Archetypes of Crowdfunders' Backing Behaviors and the Outcome of Crowdfunding Efforts: An Exploratory Analysis of Kickstarter. Jungpil Hahn and Gwanhoo Lee.
Session 4A: Incentive Design I
Session Chair: Dmitry Zhdanov
Session 4B: Crowdsourcing and Crowdfunding
Session Chair: Rajib Saha
1. Channel Interactions on Path-to-Purchase and Beyond. Nachiketa Sahoo, Chris Dellarocas and Shuba Srinivasan.
1. Selecting High-Performance Ads in Design Contests. Tat Koon Koh.
2. The Adoption of Multi-Generational Platforms in the Presence of Intergenerational Services. Il-Horn Hann, Byungwan Koh and Marius Niculescu.
2. Communication Network Design: Balancing Modularity and Mixing via Extremal Graph Spectra. Benjamin Lubin, Jesse Shore and Vatche Ishakian.
3. Design by Competitive Benchmarking: Tackling the Smart Grid Challenge with Innovative IS Artifacts. Markus Peters, Wolfgang Ketter and John Collins.
3. Playing Both Sides of the Market: Success and Reciprocity on Crowdfunding Platforms. David Zvilichovsky, Yael Inbar and Ohad Barzilay.
ISS AWARDS and ISR EDITORIAL RECEPTION
SUNDAY, October 6, 2013
Hot Breakfast Buffet
(Seasons – Level 2 Convention Center)
Session 5A: Mobile Economy
Session Chair: Wael Jabr
Session 5B: Health IT
Session Chair: Xiahua Wei
1. Quantifying the Dynamic Sales Impact of Location-Based Mobile Promotion Technologies Xueming Luo, Bin Gu, Zheng Fang and Yunjie Xu.
1. A Game-Theoretic Analysis of Healthcare Information Exchanges. Emre Demirezen, Subodha Kumar and Arun Sen.
2. Mobile Telephony: Market Features and Pricing Structures. Hemant Bhargava and Manish Gangwar.
2. Consenting Adults: Why Do Patients Disclose Their Medical History on Health Information Exchange Platforms? Niam Yaraghi, Anna Ye Du, Raj Sharman, Ram Gopal and Ram Ramesh.
3. News Media Channels: Complements or Substitutes? Evidence from Mobile Phone Usage. Jiao Xu, Chris Forman, Jun Kim and Koert Van Ittersum.
3. Hospital Switching and Duplicate Tests: Can Health Information Exchange Reduce Redundant Testing? Sezgin Ayabakan, Indranil Bardhan, Kirk Kirksey and Zhiqiang Zheng.
4. Mobile Commerce in the New Tablet Economy. Sang Pil Han, Anindya Ghose and Kaiquan Xu.
4. A Double Digital Divide? Two-Sided Markets and HIV Incidence among the Digitally Disadvantaged. Brad Greenwood and Ritu Agarwal.
Session 6A: Incentive Design II
Session Chair: Jianqing Chen
Session 6B: Social Media
Session Chair: Mingfeng Lin
1. Optimal Coordination in Distributed Software Development. Hao Xia, Milind Dawande and Vijay Mookerjee.
1. One-Way Mirrors in Online Dating: A Randomized Field Experiment. Ravi Bapna, Jui Ramaprasad, Galit Shmueli and Akhmed Umyarov.
2. Supplier Encroachment under Asymmetric Information: Implications for Strategic Information Management. Zhuoxin Li, Stephen Gilbert and Guoming Lai.
2. Comparing Peer Influences in Large Social Networks - An Empirical Study on Caller Ring Back Tone. Bin Zhang, Paul Pavlou, Ramayya Krishnan and David Krackhardt. (†)
3. Value Co-Creation in IT Outsourcing and Software Development. Emre Demirezen, Subodha Kumar and Bala Shetty.
3. Real-time Diffusion of Information on Twitter and the Financial Markets. Ali Tafti, Ryan Zotti and Wolfgang Jank.
4. Determinants of Optimal Revenue Sharing Contracts for Daily-Deal Websites. Zhe Zhang and Shivendu Shivendu.
4. Understanding the “Few that Matter” in Online Social Production Communities: The Case of Wikipedia. Mihai Grigore, Bernadetta Tarigan, Julianna Sutanto and Chrysanthos Dellarocas.
CIST 2013 Awards
ISS Nunamaker-Chen Dissertation Award
ISS Distinguished Fellow Awards
(L100 - Lower Level Convention Center)
Session 7A: Big Data Analytics
Session Chair: Eric Overby
Session 7B: Pricing Information Goods
Session Chair: Marius Niculescu
1. Impact Assessment in Observational Studies: A Classification and Regression Tree Approach. Galit Shmueli and Deepa Mani.
1. Versioning 2.0: A Product Line and Pricing Model for Information Goods under Usage Constraints and with R&D; Costs. Ramnath Chellappa and Amit Mehra. (†)
2. Determinants of Usage Variations of Business Intelligence & Analytics in Organizations – An Empirical Analysis. Suresh Malladi and M.S. Krishnan.
2. Free versus For a Fee: The Impact of Information Pricing Strategy on the Pattern and Effectiveness of Word-of-Mouth via Social Media. Hyelim Oh, Animesh Animesh and Alain Pinsonneault.
3. A Measure of Firms' Information Practices Based on Textual Analysis of 10-K Filings. Adam Saunders and Prasanna Tambe.
3. Combating Online Piracy: Making Pirated Products Less Available versus Less Attractive. Antino Kim, Atanu Lahiri and Debabrata Dey.
Emerging Domains for IS Research
Panel Moderator: Sandra Slaughter
Panel Members: Ritu Agarwal, Paulo Goes, Ramayya Krishnan, Sandra Slaughter
Information systems and technologies are transforming the lives of individuals, the nature of organizations, and society-at-large. IS researchers are well versed IT impact on business and commerce. However, today many of the most interesting and important applications of IT are in domains outside of business. This panel explores interesting and important opportunities for IS researchers to apply and extend their research in new areas such as energy, transportation, healthcare, biology, social and living, politics and education that are becoming information and IT intensive. Panelists will discuss how IS researchers can leverage their knowledge and research skills in IT to study IT impact in other domains.
INFORMS Information Systems Society (ISS) Business Meeting
(†) Best Paper Award Nominees