Friday Research Workshops

Each Friday afternoon during the school year, the IDSc Department and the MISRC host Friday Research Workshops. These are discussion seminars for PhD students, university faculty and interested Corporate Partners that focus on new research and research-related topics. The presenter typically provides a working paper one week in advance. We post the paper online so that it is available for attendees to read during the week of the workshop. The workshops usually begin with presentations of their work by the speaker, followed by a lively discussion.

Professor Gordon Davis coordinated the Friday Research Workshops for many years, prior to his retirement. Ching Ren and Ali Mahdavi are the current Friday Research Workshop coordinators.

If you would like to present your research, please feel free to contact Ching or Ali.

Workshop Archives

Spring 2015 schedule

Time: 12:15 - 1:30 PM
Location: see table

Date Speaker Paper Location
1/23 reserved for job talk
1/30 reserved for job talk
2/6 reserved for job talk
2/13 Idea Lab 1-142
2/20 Brent Hecht
UMN Computer Science
New Challenges in Positioning: Using Social Media, Semantic Analysis, and Physical Sensors to Figure Out Where the Heck Things Are 1-123
2/27 Idea Lab 1-142
3/6 Ching The Significance of Task Significance in Online Marketplaces for Work 1-123
3/13 No workshop (Utah BI Conference) -
3/20 No workshop (Spring break) -
3/27 Carol McGuire Influence of Organizational Identity on IT Outsourcing Success 2-207 (executive suites)
4/3 Natalia Levina
NYU Stern
Understanding Organizational Encounters with Crowdsourcing for Innovation: An Epistemic Stance Perspective 1-123
4/10 Elena Karahanna
University of Georgia
The Compensatory Interaction between User Capabilities and Technology Capabilities in Influencing Task Performance: An Empirical Assessment in Telemedicine Consultations 1-123
4/17 Anandhi Bharadwaj
Emory University, Goizueta
IT Investment Types and Shareholder Investment Horizons 1-132
4/24 Youngjin Yoo
Temple University
Developing a New Form of Computational Social Sciences: Organizational Genetics To Study Digital Innovation 1-132
5/1 Il-Horn Hann
University of Maryland
Digitization, Unbundling, and Piracy: Consumer Adoption amidst Disruptive Innovations in the Music Industry 1-135
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