Awards and Recognition

The best paper award for The Data Base for Advances in Information Systems is determined using a process that allows our editorial boards to nominate and rank the best articles published in a given year.

Best Paper Award for 2017

Balozian, P., & Leidner, D. (2017). Review of IS security policy compliance: Toward the building blocks of an IS security theory. The DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems, 48(3), 11-43. (click here to access this article in the ACM Digital Library)

Two other articles deserve honorable mention in 2017:

  • Carroll, J., & Reich, B. H. (2017). Technology Portfolios: How Individuals Manage Multiple Digital Technologies. The DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems, 48(1), 75-92. (click here to access this article in the ACM Digital Library)
  • Schwarz, A., Rizzuto, T., Carraher-Wolverton, C., Roldán, J. L., & Barrera-Barrera, R. (2017). Examining the Impact and Detection of the Urban Legend of Common Method Bias. The DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems, 48(1), 93-119. (click here to access this article in the ACM Digital Library)

Best Paper Award for 2016

Niederman, F., Ferratt, T. W., & Trauth, E. M. (2016). On the co-evolution of information technology and information systems personnel. The DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems, 47(1), 29-50. (click here to access this article in the ACM Digital Library)*
*This article was also selected as a recipient of the Senior Scholars Best Information Systems Publication Award, announced at the International Conference for Information Systems in 2017.

Two other articles deserve honorable mention in 2016:

  • Zhang, S., Yu, L., Wakefield, R. L., & Leidner, D. E. (2016). Friend or Foe: Cyberbullying in Social Network Sites. The DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems, 47(1), 51-71.  (click here to access this article in the ACM Digital Library)
  • Beck, R., Pahlke, I., & Vykoukal, J. (2016). Colocation as a Hybrid ICT Sourcing Strategy to Improve Operational Agility. The DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems, 47(2), 9-35. (click here to access this article in the ACM Digital Library)

Senior Editor of the Year - 2017
Dorit Nevo – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Reviewer of the Year - 2017
Jaime Windeler – University of Cincinatti