Academic

Building IT Leaders Together: Adding Value through Collaboration between Academic and Practitioner Leaders. The SIM Academic Track will cover new research to inform how IT managers and leaders can get the best results from their organizations. Convened by SIM’s unique academic-practitioner partnership — one of the only forums bringing industry veterans together with leading IT academicians — this track offers an intimate, high-level opportunity for learning, collaboration, and discussion.

Sessions
  • Adding Value through Research: Solving Problems and Answering Questions
    Thursday
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    11:00 am - 12 pm
    Dr. Jim Wetherbe, Richard Schulze Distinguished Prof., Texas Tech Univ.
  • Developing and Governing Cross-Industry Blockchains for Regulatory Compliance: Lessons from Project Maison
    Thursday
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    11:00 am - 12 pm
    Dr. Daniel Gozman BSc (Hons), MSc, PG Cert, FHEA, PhD, Sr. Lecturer, Univ. of Sydney Business School
  • How CIO’s are Successful in a New Role and Avoid Derailment
    Thursday
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    2:45 - 3:45 pm
    Dr. Anthony Gerth, Clinical Prof., Info Sys. Tech. & Decision Sciences, Univ. of North Texas
  • Changing the Rules of the Game: Finding Talent through Online Gaming
    Friday
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    10:00 - 11:00 am
    Dr. Stacie Petter, Prof., Info. Sys., Hankamer School of Business, Baylor Univ.
  • IT Crowdsourcing as a Means of Increasing the Participation of Under Representing Groups in the Digital Workforce
    Friday
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    11:15 am - 12:15 pm
    Dr. K. D. Joshi, Prof. & Dept. Chair of Mgmt, Info. Sys., & Entrepreneurship, Wash. State Univ.