[AISWorld] CFP: 2nd Workshop on the Digitization of the Individual (DOTI) - Pre-ICIS 2017 Workshop

Manuel Trenz manuel.trenz at wiwi.uni-augsburg.de
Tue Aug 1 12:07:35 EDT 2017

Call for Papers

2nd Workshop on the Digitization of the Individual (DOTI) – Pre-ICIS 2017
10 December 2017, 1:00-5:30pm, Seoul, South Korea
Deadline for paper submissions: 8 September 2017
Notification of acceptance/rejection decisions: 29 September 2017
Workshop website: http://doti.is-research.com 

As our lives become immersed by powerful digital devices and services,
questions of implications for individuals’ lives as well as their social
interactions and structures arise. IS research has traditionally focused
rather on institutional contexts (Baskerville 2011). However, the
digitization of individuals' private contexts offers manifold important
research questions to be solved (Hess et al. 2014). In everyone’s life
outside the organizational context these pertain individual behavior and
decision making and the positive and negative consequences thereof, but also
communication and interactions with other individuals as well as firms. The
emerging fully digitized and connected environment implies changes to the
development, exploitation and management of personal IS. While particular
scenarios (e.g. smart home, connected cars, social networks) have received
partial attention in different fields, this workshop seeks to gather these
fragmented views and bring together researchers interested in the impact of
digitization on individuals. 
Research in this area is beneficial in two ways. First, understanding the
implications, opportunities and threats of the digitization of private lives
enables suppliers of digital technologies to form closer and stronger
connections with their customers and to build services and devices that
better match their expectations and improve their everyday lives. Second,
this research can help to develop policies and practices that improve the
usage and exploitation of digital technologies on a societal level. By
encouraging a systematic focus on the individual, this workshop strives for
a common understanding of the role of the individual and the challenges and
opportunities owing to novel digital technologies.
The 2nd workshop on the Digitization of the Individual will be held in
Seoul, South Korea, in conjunction with ICIS 2017 and is scheduled for
December 10 2017, 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM. To promote further impactful research
on individuals, strong emphasis during the workshop will be given to paper
development discussions, among others, facilitated by discussants providing
direct feedback. Workshop participants will be charged a registration fee
that will include snacks and coffee breaks (details will be announced as the
conference program is finalized).

Possible topics of submissions include, but are not limited to:
- Individual behavior in connected digital environments, such as
   • Choice making in digital environments
   • Individual behavior in social networks and the sharing economy
   • Individual communication and consumption patterns
   • Digital collaboration among individuals 
- Positive and negative outcomes of digitization and connectivity, such as 
   • Effects of usage of digital devices and ubiquitous connectivity on
individuals’ attitudes, behaviors and performance
   • Techno-overload and techno-stress
   • Privacy and IT-security issues for individuals’ private lives 
   • The impact of quantification on the self
- Development, exploitation and management of personal IS
   • IT-facilitated learning
   • Individual’s information system architectures and connected
   • Development of solutions for individual use
   • Personal health devices

Baskerville, R. (2011): Individual information systems as a research arena,
European Journal of Information Systems, 20, 251–254;
Hess, T.; Legner, C.; Esswein, W.; Maaß, W.; Matt, C.; Österle, H.;
Schlieter, H.; Richter, P.; Zarnekow, R. (2014): Digital Life as a Topic of
Business and Information Systems Engineering?, Business & Information
Systems Engineering 6(4), 247-253

While not affiliated with this workshop, please note that there is a special
issue on “The Digitization of the Individual” in Information Systems Journal
with submission due on May 15 2018. The workshop is a good opportunity to
discuss potential submissions to the special issue with the Guest Editors
(Note: papers from the workshop will not be advanced automatically to the
special issue).

Manuscripts should be submitted as email attachments to the workshop
co-chairs at (mailto:doti at is-research.com) with the subject heading "DOTI
workshop submission".
The deadline for submission is 8 September 2017. Authors will be notified of
acceptance/rejection decisions by 29 September 2017. As a paper development
workshop there will no be formal proceedings; accepted papers will be made
available to other attendees for the period of the workshop and a printed
abstract will be included as part of the workshop materials.

There are two types of submissions: full papers and research-in-progress
papers. The length of full papers and research-in-progress papers is limited
to 7,000 words and 4,500 words respectively (excluding references). The
format of the submission is a Word or PDF document that includes a title,
author names and affiliations, and 3-5 keywords. The submission should
follow the ICIS formatting guidelines
All submissions to DOTI must represent original work that has not already
been published in a journal or conference proceedings. If the work has been
presented at another conference or is currently under consideration for
publication or presentation elsewhere, the authors must disclose this fact.
At least one author for every accepted paper must register for the workshop
and be prepared to present their ideas in person (both full and RIP papers
will be presented). Due to the strong emphasis of the workshop on paper
development, the workshop schedule ensure room for detailed discussions and
each presentation will be accompanied by a discussant providing direct
feedback to the individual work.

Alexander Benlian, TU Darmstadt
Andrew Burton-Jones, UQ Business School
Yulin Fang, City University of Hong Kong
Thomas Hess, LMU Munich
Hanna Krasnova, University of Potsdam
Christoph Peters, University of St. Gallen
Jella Pfeiffer, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology 
René Riedl, University of Linz
Yongqiang Sun, Wuhan University 
Juliana Sutanto, Lancaster University Management School
Chuan Hoo Tan, National University of Singapore
Monideepa Tarafdar, Lancaster University Management School
Jason Thatcher, Clemson University
Virpi Tuunainen, Aalto University
Daniel Veit, University of Augsburg 
Bo Sophia Xiao, University of Hawaii of Manoa

We look forward to welcoming you in Seoul,
Manuel Trenz (University of Augsburg, Germany),
Christy Cheung (Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong),
Christian Matt (University of Bern, Switzerland) and
Ofir Turel (California State University, Fullerton, USA)

Dr. Manuel Trenz
Assistant Professor

University of Augsburg | Faculty of Business and Economics
Chair of Information Systems and Management | Prof. Dr. Daniel Veit

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