Steven L. Johnson wrote a new post, A Configural Approach to Coordinating Expertise in Software Development Teams, on the site Steven L. Johnson 1 day, 6 hours ago
Sri Kudaravelli, Samer Faraj, and Steven L. Johnson. 2014. “A Configural Approach to Coordinating Expertise in Software Development Teams.” Conditionally accepted at MIS Quarterly.
I have posted final grading updates to the course gradebook. You will find new entries for:
Case Study #3
Individual Reflection Journal
Overall Course Grade
Here’s some more […]
Summary of recent emails.
You have flexibility on how to structure the assignment / submission. It is entirely up to you in terms of how you want to break up the steps & due dates.
Be sure to grade […]
Some clarifications on the case study analysis assignments.
The assignment is described here: Case Study Analyses.
As noted in the course syllabus, case analysis #1 is due in week 3 and case analysis #2 is due in week 6.
You will analyze the case assigned for that week.
Thus, in week 3 an analysis of the Google case is due and in week 6…[Read more]
Steven L. Johnson wrote a new post, Discussion Question: Agents, Publishers, and Self-Publishing Options, on the site MIS5402 Fall-2 2014 3 days, 11 hours ago
Some authors are making good money self-publishing their books on Amazon:
Five years ago, printing your own book was stigmatized and was seen as a mark of failure.
“But now,” says Dana Beth Weinberg, a […]
Steven L. Johnson wrote a new post, Discussion Question: An SAP Implementation Disaster, on the site MIS2901 Fall 2014 1 week ago
How badly can an enterprise system implementation go wrong? Try to the tune of 1 billion dollars. Details in, “A Troubled Project To Replace Oracle With SAP Software Could Cost A New York Gas Utility Nearly $1 […]
I noticed today that 30% of the class has already completed their Electronic Student Feedback Forms. That’s a great start! Thank you to everyone who has already submitted theirs.
For everyone else… please be […]
Steven L. Johnson wrote a new post, Discussion Question: Improving your iPhone Security , on the site MIS2901 Fall 2014 1 week, 6 days ago
Check out these 7 Tips to Improve iPhone Security. How secure is your iPhone?
The answer is that text message, as well as other communications using iPhones and iPads are not much more secure than standing on a […]
Welcome to Temple University Fox School of Business Management Information Systems 5402: Managing Technology and Systems. I’m really excited about teaching this course and can’t wait to meet you all soon!
We’re going to cover a lot of ground in a short period of time, so it is important to be well prepared for each class meeting.
Here are…[Read more]
There’s already an extensive description of the Reflection Journal assignment posted here. Some additional points to consider:
The purpose of the reflection journal is distinctly […]
To kick off this course let’s start with a fun and easy discussion question.
I enjoy learning about interesting websites, apps, and gadgets.
Add a comment to this post with one of your favorites… what is an […]
Interesting article at Wired.com detailing “Why the Heyday of Credit Card Fraud Is Almost Over.”
It makes me wonder what the next most lucrative target will be…
You can now find your grades for the first hands-on IT assignment and for Exam #1 in the MIS Community Site gradebook.
First, the bad news. Lots of people missed lots of questions on the exam. It was a […]
Please complete the extra credit opportunity by this Friday at 5PM. For the handful of you who were do available at the beginning of last Thursday’s class, I will hand out the instructions to you in […]
Steven L. Johnson wrote a new post, Discussion Question: Disruptive Power of Collaboration, on the site MIS5302 Fall-1 2014 3 weeks ago
McKinsey & Company hosts an interesting interview with author and NYU professor Clay Shirky.
We’re in a world now where, unlike the old “you print the magazine in advance” model, demand creates supply. There’s […]
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