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.


The meeting opened at 05:15pm


Matthew Jones welcomed Members, Friends and Guests. He reported the apologies of Eija Karsten and Benjamin Mueller who were unable to attend the meeting.

The current officers are Eija Karsten (Chair), Matthew Jones (Vice Chair) and Benjamin Mueller (Secretary). The normal term of office is 3 years in each role. Eija Karsten is therefore intending to continue as Chair until the end of 2021 and elections will not be needed in 2020

CPF: 2020 Joint Working Conference December 10-11, 2020 -- Hyderabad, India

CFP: IFIP Joint Working Conference 2020, Hyderabad (India), 10-11 Dec. 2020

The future of digital work: the challenge of inequality

Call for papers for Joint Conference of IFIP Working Groups:

8.2 Information Systems and Organization
9.1 ICT and Work
9.4 Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries

Hyderabad, India, December 10. – 11. 2020

Program chairs: Rajendra Bandi, Eric Monteiro, Ranjini Raghavendra

Event date: 
2020-12-10 to 2020-12-11

CFP: Pre-ICIS Workshop on Post-Digitalization

Organizations and Society in Information Systems (OASIS)
Pre-ICIS Workshop on Post-Digitalization
December 14, 2019, Munich

Submission link and full cfp: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=oasis2019

Submission deadline: September 2, 2019

Hans-Erik Nissen 1925-2019

Hans-Erik Nissen, Emeritus Professor of Lund University in Sweden and long-standing member of IFIP WG8.2 died on 15 May 2019, at the age of 93. Hans-Erik organised the 1990 IFIP WG8.2 Working Conference in Copenhagen on the Information Systems Research Arena of the 90's Challenges, Perceptions, and Alternative Approaches and was General Co-Chair of the 1997 IFIP WG8.2 Working Conference in Philadeplhia on "Information Systems and Qualitative Research".