AMCIS 2017 Track – Openness in Research and Practice

The SIGOPEN AMCIS2017 session was on August 11, 2017 in Boston, MA.

The Presenters and Session Chair at AMCIS 2017

The Presenters and Session Chair at AMCIS 2017

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The AMCIS 2017 SIGOPEN paper session was livestreamed on Youtube and can be viewed here:

Track Description

The track seeks research papers in all things related to “openness” and the sharing of information in organizations and society. Papers in this track will be those that share new ideas about theoretical and empirical research on the wide range of phenomena emerging at the intersection of Information Systems on the one hand, and various forms of legal, technological, organizational, and societal openness, on the other.

Relevant topics for papers include: New modes of knowledge creation embedded in open source and open content licensing, radical inclusivity of the crowd to share knowledge, effort and value, the tearing down of traditional organizational boundaries to enable new forms of innovation, or the reinvention of commons or open spaces to share information related to education, science, and democratic participation. Openness continues to be a disruptive and transformative force that demands the rigorous and considered investigation of the Information Systems community. This track provides a forum to further our understanding of these disruptive ideas.

Track Chairs

Joe Feller, University College Cork,
Matt Germonprez, University of Nebraska at Omaha,
Matt Levy, San Francisco State University,
Lorraine Morgan, National University of Ireland, Galway,


A Call for Item-ordering Transparency in Online IS Survey Administration
E. Vance Wilson, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Mark Srite, UWM
Eleanor Loiacono, WPI
AISeL Paper

Co-innovation Experience in Social Product Development Networks: Construct Development and Measurement Validation
Kaveh Abhari, University of Hawai\’i at Manoa
Elizabeth Davidson, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Bo Sophia Xiao, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
AISeL Paper

Increasing Transparency in Interpretive Research: Q-Method to Objectivize the Researcher’s Subjectivity
Stéphanie Gauttier, University of Nantes
AISeL Paper

Material-Discursive Practices in Technology Standards Development: A Topic-Modeling Approach to Technology Evolution
Takumi Shimizu, McGill University
AISeL Paper