Welcome to IFIP 8.2!

The IFIP 8.2 working group focuses on the development and use of information technologies in organizational contexts, both broadly defined. The group seeks to generate and disseminate knowledge about and improve understand of the role and impact of information technology, and to improve the design and application of information technologies that are both useful and effective for individuals, groups, organizations and society at large.

Links to IFIP Working Conference Proceedings have been updated

The list of conferences has been updated with pointers to the proceedings on Springerlink. You can see the list of papers from past conferences here. And you are welcomed to upload references to your own published works if you'd like them included in our listing of members' papers.

IFIP 8.2 Workshop in Conjunction with AOM meeting, Philadelphia, PA, USA, August 3, 2014

Attending the Academy of Management meeting in Philadelphia this year? Looking for something to do on Sunday afternoon in Philly? Why not join a friendly and cordial group of like-minded researchers for an engaging chat?

In conjunction with the Academy of Management meeting in Philadelphia, IFIP 8.2 will be holding a workshop from 1:15pm-4:15pm on Sunday, August 3, 2014, preceded by an optional lunch. The workshop will be held at the College of Computing & Informatics, Drexel University, and will be free of charge.

Volunteers sought as faciliators for an Oasis Workshop to be held at the upcoming Working Conference in Auckland, December 2014

We are currently seeking volunteers from the WG8.2 community who are able to attend the upcoming IFIP WG 8.2 Working Conference in Auckland, NZ and are willing to act as a facilitator of a roundtable discussion session. If you would be interested in making a contribution to the WG8.2 community in this way, please contact Bill Doolin at bdoolin@aut.ac.nz.

Business meeting minutes, Milan, Italy, 14 Dec 2013

IFIP Business Meeting Minutes
Milan, Italy, 14 Dec 2013

1. The meeting was called to order by the Chair, Brian Fitzgerald, at 4:17 pm. Brian welcomed the attendees to the workshop and business meeting, noted that the attendance list was being handed out as well as a list of lost members whose contact information was being sought.

2. Brian announced the results of the election of new officers:
a. Incoming Chair – Kevin Crowston
b. Vice-Chair - Ulrike Schultze
c. Secretary – Mike Chiasson

2014 IFIP Board meeting minutes posted

Minutes of the 2014 IFIP Board meeting in Atlanta, USA are available at http://www.ifip.org/images/stories/ifip/public/publications/minutes/Boar.... The meeting included reports on finances, strategy, publications, upcoming IFIP events, and more.

IFIP December newsletter available

The IFIP December Newsletter is available here.

IFIP statement on intentional weakening of security and trust mechanisms in ICT and the Internet

IFIP (our parent body) have issued a statement on intentional weakening of security and trust mechanisms in ICT and the Internet by government agencies and other major actors, available here. Please log in and leave your comments on this statement and suggestions for what our working group might do in this area.

Officer election results announced

At the recent business meeting in Milan on 14 Dec 2014, outgoing chair Brian Fitzgerald announced the results of the recent election for IFIP WG 8.2 Officers. Nominations were solicited by the nominating committee of Brian Fitzgerald, Michael Myers and Nancy Russo. The results of the election were:

Chair
Dr. Kevin Crowston

Vice Chair
Dr. Ulrike Schultze

Secretary
Dr. Mike Chiasson

Schedule and proceedings for the OASIS meeting

The schedule for the upcoming OASIS meeting and abstracts of the papers are now available in Dropbox (or click here for a direct link to the file).

The Oasis meeting will be held at Bocconi University, Milan, Italy on 14 December 2013 from 8:30 am and will be followed by a Working Group business meeting at 4:15 pm.

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