IFIP WG 8.2 Election Results

I’m pleased to announce the results of the election for officers:

Chair: Matthew Jones

Vice-chair: Benjamin Mueller

Secretary: Yeliz Eseryel

Thanks to all candidates for the their willingness to serve and congratulations to the new officers!

IFIPWG8.2 Jubilee Panel and Workshop on the future of research on information systems and organisations

IFIP WG8.2 invites all of its members, friends, and other interested parties to join us for a special event this year to celebrate IFIP’s 60th anniversary.

“Where next? New directions for research on the interaction of information systems and organisations”

Event date: 

IFIP Working Group 8.2 Officer Elections 2021 now open

The three-year terms of officers for WG 8.2 will be ending in December. Therefore, it is time to elect a new chair, vice-chair, and secretary. The call for nominations yielded one nominee for chair (Matthew Jones), one for vice-chair (Benjamin Mueller) and two for secretary (Pamela Abbott and Yeliz Eseryel).

You can access the ballot and the candidate statements here. To vote, you must be a member of the working group and logged into the site. Please contact the webmaster, Kevin Crowston, if you have problems logging in.

The election will be open until midnight 29 November anywhere on earth.

New CABS Academic Journal Guide (AJG)

Five IS journals from the AIS basket have been upgraded in the 2021 edition of the Chartered Association of Business School's Academic Journal Guide.

The Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS) has been upgraded from 4 to 4* ("world-leading" journal of distinction)

The European Journal of Information Systems (EJIS), Information Systems Journal (ISJ), Journal of Information Technology (JIT) and the Journal of Strategic Information Systens (JSIS) have been upgraded from 3 ("highly regarded") to 4 ("top journals in their field").


Matthew JONES (vice chair) and Benjamin MUELLER (secretary) welcomed Members, Friends and Guests to the WG’s first virtual business meeting. Attendees were guided through virtual networking activities to support group building.

Matthew JONES shared the apologies of Eija KARSTEN (chair) who was unable to attend the meeting.