Tutorial on fsQCA now available

For a Tutorial on the fsQCA methodology used in our governance and IT configuration work, please click here:

Tomasino, Arthur P.(2015) Fuzzy-set Qualitative Comparative Analysis Summary. Working paper. Bentley University.
Click here for the working paper:Tomasino_fsQCA_summary

posted Thursday, December 10th, 2015 in News

October 2015 press release on the Public Safety Networks Project


posted Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 in News

Martin Dias presented for NLETS

Earlier this year, Martin Dias, assistant professor in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business, presented research for the National Law Enforcement telecommunications System in which he examined NLETS’ network and how its governance and technology helped enable inter-agency information sharing. The work builds on his research aimed at understanding design principles for this public safety “social networks” and other collaborative networks. Click the link that follows to learn how Dias discussed how information sharing around public safety has evolved in recent years and the benefits and challenges of what he describes as “crowdsourcing public safety.” (Joe O’Connell, Phys.orghere for the original article.

posted Sunday, October 13th, 2013 in News

Dax Jacobson successfully defended his dissertation – “Successful IT-IORs

In April 2012, Dax Jacobson successfully defended his dissertation – “Successful IT-IORs – the role of governance”. The importance of IT in IT-IORs means that in addition to the challenges associated with managing organizational relationships there are also challenges that come with IT that crosses organizational boundaries. This dissertation explores these challenges and the relationship between technology and governance in three essays. Jacobson has accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems at the Martin V. Smith School of Business at California State University Channel Islands. Jacobsons’s dissertation adviser was Dr. M. Lynne Markus.

posted Wednesday, November 7th, 2012 in News

Sonia Gantman Successfully Defends Dissertation

On April, 2012, Sonia Gantman defended her dissertation titled, “Three Interdisciplinary Studies on IT Outsourcing.” This dissertation includes analysis of PSN project survey data focused on the propensity of Public Safety Networks to outsource and the relationship between the quality of communication within a PSN and its IT outsourcing practices. Gantman has accepted a position at Providence College. Her dissertation adviser was Dr. Jane Fedorowicz.

posted Monday, October 1st, 2012 in News

Martin Dias Successfully Defends Dissertation

On November, 2011, Martin Dias successfully defended his dissertation titled, “Public safety networks – examining mimetic, complexity, and legacy effects on interorganizational collaborations.” This dissertation includes findings from three separate studies of public safety networks and examines their proliferation, IT architecture, and information systems evolution. Dias has accepted a position at Northeastern University in the College of Business Administration’s Supply Chain & Information Management Group. His dissertation adviser was Dr. Jane Fedorowicz.

posted Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 in News

PSN Project on Wikipedia

The PSN project is now featured on Wikipedia on its page describing Public Safety Networks. Check us out on Wikipedia’s Public Safety Network Page.

posted Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 in News

Co-PI Awarded Another NSF Grant on Digital Government

An outgrowth of the Public Safety Network’s project is the Art of the States Project, also funded by the National Science Foundation. Headed by Lynne Markus, this project examines innovative IT management practices in the 50 United States. Examples include IT department restructuring, new procurement and governance practices, and new IT professional roles (such as enterprise architects). The goal of the project is to identify the combinations of IT management innovations that lead to better outcomes and to provide guidance to state government decision makers on IT management matters.

posted Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 in News

Dax Jacobson accepted to ICIS Doctoral Consortium

Dax Jacobson has been accepted to participate in the 2010 International Conferences on Information Systems (ICIS) Doctoral Consortium in St. Louis, Missouri, December 12-15.
The ICIS Doctoral Consortium provides doctoral students working on their dissertation research an opportunity to share and develop their research ideas, explore issues related to academic and research careers in the Information Systems field, and build relationships with other IS PhD students from around the world. Competition for the three-day consortium is intense, with nominees from around the world competing for the 40 available slots.

posted Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 in News

Martin Dias accepted to AMCIS Doctoral Consortium

Martin Dias has been accepted to participate in the Doctoral Consortium at the 16th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) in Lima, Peru. The focus of the AMCIS Doctoral Consortium is to provide an opportunity for Ph.D. students making progress on their dissertation research to share and discuss their research with peers and experienced faculty mentors. The program includes time for students to present their dissertations both formally and informally and obtain valuable feedback regarding prior research, methods, and possible contributions. The consortium will be held on August 12, 2010, and 28 students were accepted for participation.

posted Monday, July 19th, 2010 in News

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