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Issues & Opinions

When Statistical Significance Is Not Enough: Investigating Relevance, Practical Significance, and Statistical Significance
Kaveh Mohajeri, Mostafa Mesgari, and Allen S. Lee

Digital First: The Ontological Reversal and New Challenges for Information Systems Research
Richard L. Baskerville, Michael D. Myers, and Youngjin Yoo


Research Commentaries

Methods Articles

Enhancing Social Media Analysis with Visual Data Analytics: A Deep Learning Approach
Donghyuk Shin, Shu He, Gene Moo Lee, Andrew B. Whinston, Suleyman Cetintas, and Kuang-Chih Lee

Theorizing the Multiplicity of Digital Phenomena: The Ecology of Configurations, Causal Recipes, and Guidelines for Applying QCA
YoungKi Park, Peer C. Fiss, and Omar A. El Sawy

Research Articles

ICT for Development in Rural India: A Longitudinal Study of Women’s Health Outcomes
Viswanath Venkatesh, Tracy Ann Sykes, and Xiaojun Zhang

Informative Role of Recommender Systems in Electronic Marketplaces: A Boon or a Bane for Competing Sellers?
Lusi Li, Jianqing Chen, and Srinivasan Raghunathan

Optimal Asset Transfer in IT Outsourcing Contracts
Shivendu Shivendu, David Zeng, and Vijay Gurbaxani

The Impact of Digitization on Content Marets: Prices, Profits, and Social Welfare
Shivendu Shivendu and Ran (Alan) Zhang

Altruism or Shrewd Business? Implications of Technology Openness on Innovations and Competition
He Huang, Geoffrey Parker, Yinliang (Ricky) Tan, and Hongyan Xu

The Impact of Customer Valuation Uncertainty on Software Licensing
Mingdi Xin

First- or Second-Mover Advantage? The Case of IT-Enabled Platform Market
Haiyang Feng, Zhengrui Jiang, Minqiang Li, and Nan Feng

A Daily Field Investigation of Technology-Driven Stress Spillovers from Work to Home
Alexander Benlian

Separate Versus Joint Evaluation: The Roles of Evaluation Mode and Construal Level in Technology Adoption
Candy K. Y. Ho, Weiling Ke, Hefu Liu, and Patrick Y. K. Chau

Corporate Strategy Changes and Information Technology Control Effectiveness in Multibusiness Firms
Hüseyin Tanriverdi and Kui Du

Patient-Provider Engagement and its Impact on Health Outcomes: A Longitudinal Study of Patient Portal Use
Chenzhang Bao, Indranil R. Bardhan, Harpreet Singh, Bruce A. Myer, and Kirk Kirksey

For Startups, Adaptibility and Mentor Network Diversity Can Be Pivotal: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment on a MOOC Platform
Charles Eesley and Lynn Wu

Welfare Properties of Profit Maximizing Recommender Systems: Theory and Results from a Randomized Experiment
Xiaochen Zhang, Pedro Ferreira, Miguel Godinho de Matos, and Rodrigo Belo

Can Recommender Systems Reduce Healthcare Costs? The Role of Time Pressure and Cost Transparency in Prescription Choicet
Lina Bouayad, Balaji Padmanabhan, and Kaushal Chari

Disentangling the Impact of Omnichannel Integration Services on Consumer Behavior in Integrated Sales Channels
Manuel Trenz, Daniel J. Veit, and Chee-Wee Tan

More Is Not Necessarily Better: An Absorptive Capacity Perspective on Network Effects in Open Source Software Development Communitiest
Tanya Tang, Eric Fang, and WIlliam J. Qualls

The Effect of Piracy Website Blocking on Consumer Behavior
Brett Danaher, Jonathan Hersh, Michael D. Smith, and Rahul Telang

Provisioning Interoperable Disaster Management Systems: Integrated, Unified, and Federated Approachest
Hong Guo, Yipeng Liu, and Barry R. Nault

The Multiplex Nature of the Customer Representative Role in Agile Information Systems Developmentt
Likoebe M. Maruping and Sabine Matook

Constant Checking Is Not Addiction: A Grounded Theory of IT-Mediated State-Trackingt
Jin P. Gerlach and Ronald T. Cenfetelli

A Prescriptive Analytics Method for Cost Reduction in Clinical Decision Making
Xiao Fang, Yuanyuan Gao, and Paul Jen-Hwa Hu

Value of Local Showrooms to Online Competitors
Jayarajan Samuel, Zhiqiang (Eric) Zheng, and Ying Wei

Early Bird Versus Late Owl: An Empirical Investigation of Individual Shopping Time Habit and its Effects
Ziqiong Zhang, Zili Zhang, and Pei-yu Chen

Information Technology Identity: A Key Determinant of IT Feature and Exploratory Usage
Michelle Carter, Stacie Petter, Varun Grover, and Jason Bennett Thatcher

Peer Effects in Competitive Environments: Field Experiments in Information Provision and Interventions
Zhuoxin Li, Gang Wang, and Harry Jiannan Wang

The Bright and Dark Sides of Technostress: A Mixed-Methods Study Involving Healthcare IT
Christopher B. Califf, Saonee Sarker, and Suprateek Sarker

The Evolutionary Trajectories of Peer-Produced Artifacts: Group Composition, the Trajectories’ Exploration, and the Quality of Artifacts
Ofer Arazy, Aron Lindberg, Mostafa Rezaei, and Michele Samorani

Tweet to the Top? Social Media Personal Branding and Career Outcomes
Yanzhen Chen, Huaxia Rui, and Andrew B. Whinston

Organizational Sensemaking in ERP Implementation: The Influence of Sensemaking Structure
Barney Tan, Shan L. Pan, Wenbo Chen, and Lihua Huang

Is There a Genetic Basis for Information Search? A Genotyping Experiment
Glenn J. Browne and Eric A. Walden

Framing Communication: How Agenda Alignment and Media Capabilities Shape Partially Cooperative Communication
Andrew Harrison and Jaime B. Windeler

Commitment and Replacement of Existing SaaS-Delivered Applications: A Mixed-Method Investigation
Xiao Xiao, Saonee Sarker, Ryan Wright, Suprateek Sarker, and Babu John Mariadoss


Achieving Effective Use When Digitalizing Work: The Role of Representational Complexity
Jens Lauterbach, Benjamin Mueller, Felix Kahrau, and Alexander Maedche

The Impact of Subscription Reciprocity on Charitable Content Creation and Sharing: Evidence from Twitter on Giving Tuesday
Xue (Jane) Tan, Yingda Lu, and Yong Tan

Enterprise System Implementation and Employee Job Outcomes: Understanding the Role of Formal and Informal Support Structures Using the Job Strain Model
Tracy Ann Sykes

Platform Signaling for Generating Platform Content
Philipp Hukal, Ola Henfridsson, Maha Shaikh, and Geoffrey Parker

Innovation Outcomes of Digitally Enabled Collaborative Problemistic Search Capability
Prasanna P. Karhade and John Qi Dong

The Interplay of IT Users’ Coping Strategies: Uncovering Momentary Emotional Load, Routes, and Sequences
Markus Salo, Markus Makkonen, and Riitta Hekkala

Commitment to IT Investment Plans: The Interplay of Real Earnings Management, IT Decentralization, and Corporate Governance
Ling Xue, Sunil Mithas, and Gautam Ray

Do You Have a Room for Us in Your IT? An Economic Analysis of Shared IT Services and Implications for IT Industries
Min Chen, Min-Seok Pang, and Subodha Kumar

A Deep Learning Approach for Recognizing Activity of Daily Living (ADL) for Senior Care: Exploiting Interaction Dependency and Temporal Patternsn
Hongyi Zhu, Sagar Samtani, Randall A. Brown, and Hsinchun Chen

Stability of Transaction Fees in Bitcoin: A Supply and Demand Perspective
Noyan Ilk, Guangzhi Shang, Shaokun Fan, and J. Leon Zhao

Multi-Homing Revisited: A Level of Adoption and Competitive Strategies
Anitesh Barua and Rajiv Mukherjee

Interventions for Improving Professional Networking for Women: Experimental Evidence from the IT Sector
Sofia Bapna and Russell J. Funk

Information Technology Investment and Commercialized Innovation Performance: Dynamic Adjustment Costs and Curvilinear Impacts
Prasanna P. Karhade and John Qi Dong

Impact of Gamification on Perceptions of Word-of-Mouth Contributors and Actions of Word-of-Mouth Consumers
Lei Wang, Kunter Gunasti, Ramesh Shankar, Joseph Pancras, and Ram Gopal

Tempting Fate: Social Media Posts, Unfollowing, and Long-Term Sales
Shuting (Ada) Wang, Brad N. Greenwood, and Paul A. Pavlou

Hidden Is Safe? Location Protection against Machine-Learning Prediction Attacks in Social Networks
Xiao Han, Leye Wang, and Weiguo Fan

Designing Payment Contracts for Healthcare Services to Induce Information Sharing: The Adoption and the Value of Health Information Exchanges
Mehmet U. S. Ayvaci, Huseyin Cavusoglu, Yeongin Kim, and Srinivasan Raghunathan

What Will Be Popular Next? Predicting Hotspots in Two-Mode Social Networks
Zhepeng (Lionel) Li, Yong Ge, and Xue Bai

Stuck Online: When Online Engagement Gets in the Way of Offline Sales
Sagit Bar-Gill and Shachar Reichman

When All Products are Digital: Complexity and Intangible Value in the Ecosystem of Digitizing Firms
Pouya Rahmati, Ali Tafti, J. Christopher Westland, and Cesar Hidalgo

Anger in Consumer Reviews: Unhelpful but Persuasive
Dezhi Yin, Samuel D. Bond, and Han Zhang

Designing Promotional Incentive to Embrace Social Sharing: Evidence from Field and Online Experiments
Tianshu Sun, Siva Viswanathan, Ni Huang, and Elena Zheleva

How Does Employee Infusio Use of CRM Systems Drive Customer Satisfaction? Mechanism Differences between Face-to-Face and Virtual Channels
Liwei Chen, J. J. Po-An Hsieh, Arun Rai, and Sean Xin Xu

When Digital Technologies Enable and Threaten Occupational Identity: The Delicate Balancing Act of Data Scientists
Emmanuelle Vaast and Alain Pinsonneault

Theorizing Process Dynamics with Directed Graphs: A Diachronic Analysis of Digital Trace Data
Brian T. Pentland, Emmanuelle Vaast, and Julie Ryan Wolf

Theory & Review

How Information Technology Matters in Societal Change: An Affordance-Based Institutional Logics Perspective
Isam Faik, Michael Barrett, and Eivor Oborn


Research Notes

Finding People with Emotional Distress in Online Social Media: A Design Combining Machine Learning and Rule-Based Classification
Michael Chau, Tim M. H. Li, Paul W. C. Wong, Jennifer J. Xu, Paul S. F. Yip, and Hsinchun Chen

The Effect of Shortening Lock-In Periods in Telecommunication Services
Baojing Yang, Miguel Godinho de Matos, and Pedro Ferreira

The Takeoff of Open Source Software: A Signaling Perspective Based on Community Activities
Pankaj Setia, Barry Bayus, and Balaji Rajagopalan

Is Cybersecurity a Team Sport? A Multilevel Examination of Workgroup Information Security Effectiveness
Chul Woo Yoo, Jahyun Goo, and H. R. Rao

Complementarity and Cannibalization of Offline-to-Online Targeting: A Field Experiment on Omnichannel Commerce
Xueming Luo, Yuchi Zhang, Fue Zeng, and Zhe Qu