The rapid changes in information technology pose significant opportunities and challenges for management. The Information Technologies (IT) Group addresses these issues by investigating the social, organizational, and economic impacts of IT as well as by experimenting with new technologies such as artificial intelligence and heterogeneous databases
Benjamin Grosof is the Douglas Drane Assistant Professor of Information Technology. His research is to create and study knowledge-based IT for Web e-commerce applications. He focuses especially on the technologies for rule-based e-services, and their business applications in e-contracting, finance, and trust. He was previously a senior research scientist at IBM T.J. Watson for 12 years.
Stuart E. Madnick is the John Norris Maguire Professor of Information Technology and a Leaders For Manufacturing Professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He is also Co-director of the PROFIT Program. His current research interests include connectivity of information systems, database technology, and software project management. Prof. Madnick has been active in industry, especially in the development of advanced information systems in medicine, manufacturing, and information retrieval. He is co-author of Software Project Dynamics. Educational background: MIT, SB '66, SM '69, Electrical Engineering, SM '69, Management, PhD '72, Computer Science.
Thomas W. Malone
Wanda J. Orlikowski is the Eaton-Peabody Chair of Communication Sciences and Professor of Information Technologies and Organization Studies. She received a Ph.D. from the Stern School of Business at New York University. Her primary research interests focus on the recursive relationship between organizations and information technology, with particular emphasis on organizing structures, cultures, and work, communication, and temporal practices. She is currently leading a 5-year National Science Foundation project on the social and economic implications of Internet technologies.
Cyrus R. (Chuck) Gibson is a Senior Lecturer. His research interests lie in the management of organizational and process change and resulting work behavioral change related to the implementation of information technology in organizations. He teaches seminars and courses in IT management, digital transformation, and strategic alignment of IT with business. He is associated with the Center for Information Systems Management. He holds a BE from Yale, MBA from Harvard, and PhD from MIT Sloan, and has over thirty years of teaching, consulting and field research experience
John Rockart is a Senior Lecturer, Emeritus . Dr. Rockart is the former Director (1975-2000) of the Center for Information Systems Research (CISR) at Sloan. His primary research interest is in the use of information by management. He is best known for his articles in the Harvard Business Review on “Critical Success Factors” and Executive use of Computers.
Jeanne W. Ross is Principal Research Scientist at MITs Center for Information Systems Research (CISR) where she lectures, conducts research, and directs executive education courses on IT management practices. Her research examines organizational and performance implications of enterprise initiatives related to IT architecture, IT management, and IT sourcing decisions. She has written numerous case studies at firms such as Delta Air Lines, UPS, Dow Corning, Johnson & Johnson, and Travelers Insurance. Her work has appeared in Sloan Management Review, Harvard Business Review, MISQ Executive, MIS Quarterly, Journal of Management Information Systems, and IBM Systems Journal. She is co-author with Peter Weill of IT Governance: How Top Performers Manage IT Decision Rights for Superior Results to be published by Harvard Business School Press in early 2004.
Tanu Ghosh is currently interested in the impact and use of IT within organizations especially in the context of geographically dispersed teams.
Harry Zhu is a PhD student in Technology, Management and Policy program. He works with Professor Madnick to develop technologies for meaningful information sharing, with a focus on temporal data integration. He also develops theories to address policy issues arisen from data reuse. He was a software developer before coming to MIT.
Consumer Surplus in the Digital Economy: Estimating the Value of Increased Product Variety at Online Booksellers; E. Brynjolfsson, M. D. Smith and Y. Hu
Intangible Assets: Computers and Organizational Capital; E. Brynjolfsson, L. M. Hitt and S. Yang
The Great Equilizer? Consumer Choice Behavior at Internet Shopbots; E. Brynjolfsson and M. D. Smith
Computing Productivity: Firm-Level Evidence; E. Brynjolfsson and L. M. Hitt
A Declarative Approach to Business Rules in Contracts: Courteous Logc Pograms in XML; Hoi Y. Chan, Benjamin N. Grosof and Yannis Labrou
Delegation Logic: A Logic-based Approach to Distributed Authorization; Joan Feigenbaum, Benjamin N. Grosof and Ninghui Li
Knowledge Integration to Overcome Ontological Heterogeneity: Challenges from Financial Information Systems; A. Firat, S. Madnick, and B. Grosof
Automated Negotiation from Declarative Contract Descriptions; Benjamin N. Grosof, Daniel M. Reeves and Michael P. Wellman
Representing E-Commerce Rules Via Situated Courteous logic Programs in RuleML; Benjamin N. Grosof
SweetDeal: Representing Agent Contracts with Exceptions using Semantic Web Rules, Ontologies, and Process Descriptions; Benjamin N. Grosof and Terrence C. Poon
Description Logic Programs: Combining Logic Programs with Description Logic; Stefan Decker, Benjamin N. Grosof, Ian Horrocks, and Raphael Volz
Financial Information Integration in the Presence of Equational Ontological Conflicts; A. Firat, S. Madnick, and B. Grosof
A Framework for Corporate Householding; S.
E. Madnick, R. Wang, and W. Zhang
Context Interchange for Semantic Interoperability and Dynamic Integration of Autonomous Sources in the Fixed Income Securities Industry; A. Moulton, S. E. Madnick, and M. D. Siegel
E-Aggregation: The Present and Future of Online
Financial Services in Asia-Pacific; H. Fujii, T. Okano, S. Madnick
and M. Siegel
Knowledge Representation Architecture for Context Interchange Mediation: Fixed Income Securities Investment Examples; A. Moulton, S. E. Madnick, and M. D. Siegel
Laboratory for Information Globalization and Harmonization Technologies: A New Research Initiative; N. Choucri, S. Madnick, M. Siegel, F. Haghseta, A. Moulton, and H. Zhu
Process Aggregation Using Web Services (WSeBT) ; M. Hansen, S. Madnick, and M. Siegel
Seizing the Opportunity: Exploiting Web Aggregation; S. Madnick and M. Siegel
Semantic Interoperability in the Securities Industry: Context Interchange Mediation of Semantic differences in Enumerated Data Types; A. Moulton, S. E. Madnick, and M. D. Siegel
The Interplay of Web Aggregation and Regulations
(LawTech); H. Zhou, S. Madnick, and M. Siegel
The Misguided Silver Bullet: What XML Will and Will Not Do to Help Information Integration; S. E. Madnick
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