Information Technology

Publications and Working Papers
Abdullah Almaatouq

Abdullah Almaatouq

Douglas Drane Career Development Professor in Information Technology

Featured Publications

"Task Complexity Moderates Group Synergy."

Almaatouq, Abdullah, Mohammed Alsobay, Ming Yin, and Duncan J. Watts. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America Vol. 118, No. 36 (2021): e210106211. Download Paper.

"Adaptive Social Networks Promote the Wisdom of Crowds."

Almaatouq, Abdullah, Alejandro Noriega-Campero, Abdulrahman Alotaibi, P.M. Krafft, Mehdi Moussaid, and Alex Pentland. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Vol. 117, No. 21 (2020): 11379-86. Download Paper.

"Empirica: A Virtual Lab for High-Throughput Macro-Level Experiments."

Almaatouq, Abdullah, Joshua Becker, James P. Houghton, Nicolas Paton, Duncan J. Watts, and Mark E. Whiting. Behavior Research Methods Vol. 53, No. 5 (2021): 2158-2171. Download Paper.

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Sinan Aral

Sinan Aral

David Austin Professor of Management

Featured Publications

"Information Technology, Repeated Contracts, and the Number of Suppliers."

Aral, Sinan K., Yannis Bakos, and Erik Brynjolfsson. Management Science Vol. 64, No. 2 (2018): 592-612.

"The Spread of True and False News Online."

Visoughi, Soroush, Deb Roy, and Sinan K. Aral. Science Vol. 359, No. 6380 (2018): 1146-1151.

"Exercise Contagion in a Global Social Network."

Aral, Sinan K., and Christos Nicolaides. Nature Communications Vol. 18, No. 14753 (2017): 1-8.

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Stuart Madnick

Stuart Madnick

John Norris Maguire (1960) Professor of Information Technology, Emeritus

Featured Publications

"Beyond Keywords: Tracking the Evolution of Conversational Clusters in Social Media."

​Houghton, James, Michael Siegel, Stuart Madnick, Nobuaki Tounaka, Kazutaka Nakamura, Takaaki Sugiyama, Daisuke Nakagawa, Buyanjargal Shirnen. Sociological Methods and Research Vol. 48, No. 3 (2019): 588-607. Download Paper.

"Systematically Understanding the Cyber Attack Business: A Survey."

Huang, Keman, Michael Siegel, and Stuart Madnick. ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR) Vol. 51, No. 4 (2018): 1-36.

"How Companies Can Create a Cybersafe Culture at Work."

Madnick, Stuart. Wall Street Journal, May 29, 2018.

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Thomas W. Malone

Thomas W. Malone

Patrick J. McGovern (1959) Professor of Management

Featured Publications

Superminds: The Surprising Power of People and Computers Thinking Together.

Malone, Thomas W. New York, NY: Little, Brown and Company, 2018.

"Evidence for a Collective Intelligence Factor in the Performance of Human Groups."

Williams Woolley, Anita, Christopher F. Chabris, Alex Pentland, Nada Hashmi and Thomas W. Malone. Science Vol. 330, No. 6004 (2010): 686-688.

"Putting the Pieces back Together Again: Contest Webs for Large-Scale Problem Solving."

Thomas W. Malone, Jeffrey V. Nickerson, Robert J. Laubacher, Laur Hesse Fisher, Patrick de Boer, Yue Han, and W. Ben Towne. In Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing, edited by Charlotte P. Lee. Portland, OR: February 2017.

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Wanda Orlikowski

Wanda Orlikowski

Alfred P. Sloan Professor of Management

Featured Publications

"The Digital Undertow: How the Corollary Effects of Digital Transformation Affect Industry Standards."

Orlikowski, Wanda, and Susan V. Scott. Information Systems Research Vol. 33, No. 1 (2022): 311-336.

"Crowd-Based Accountability: Examining How Social Media Commentary Reconfigures Organizational Accountability."

Karunakaran, Arvind, Wanda Orlikowski, and Susan V. Scott. Organization Science Vol. 33, No. 1 (2022): 170-193. Supplemental Materials.

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Manish Raghavan

Manish Raghavan

Drew Houston (2005) Career Development Professor; Assistant Professor, Information Technology

Featured Publications

"The Challenge of Understanding What Users Want: Inconsistent Preferences and Engagement Optimization."

Jon Kleinberg, Sendhil Mullainathan, and Manish Raghavan. In Proceedings of the 2022 ACM Conference on Economics and Computation, New York, NY: July 2022. Download Paper.

"Algorithmic Monoculture and Social Welfare."

Kleinberg, Jon, and Manish Raghavan. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Vol. 118, No. 22 (2021): e201834011. Download Paper.

"Mitigating Bias in Algorithmic Hiring: Evaluating Claims and Practices."

Manish Raghavan, Solon Barocas, Jon Kleinberg, and Karen Levy. In Proceedings of the 2020 ACM Conference on Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency, New York, NY: January 2020. Download Paper.

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JoAnne Yates

JoAnne Yates

Sloan Distinguished Professor of Management, Emerita

Featured Publications

Control Through Communication: The Rise of System in American Management.

Yates, JoAnne. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1989.

"The Autonomy Paradox: The Implications of Wireless Email Devices for Knowledge Professionals."

Mazmanian, Melissa, Wanda J. Orlikowski, and JoAnne Yates. Organization Science Vol. 24, No. 5 (2013): 1337-1357.

Engineering Rules: Global Standard Setting Since 1880.

Yates, JoAnne and Craig N. Murphy. Baltimore, MD: John Hopkins University Press, 2019.

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Other Academic Staff

 
Sandy Pentland

Sandy Pentland

Toshiba Professor of Media Arts & Science

Featured Publications

"A Voice is Worth a Thousand Words: The iImplications of the Micro-Coding of Social Signals in Speech for Trust Research."

Waber, Benjamin, Michele Williams, John S. Carroll and Alex Pentland. In Handbook of Research Methods on Trust, 249-258. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, 2012.

"Sociometric Badges: A New Tool for I.S. Research."

Waber, Benjamin N., Sinan K. Aral, Daniel Olguin Olguin, Lynn Wu, Erik Brynjolfsson and Alex Pentland, MIT Sloan Working Paper 4889-11. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, March 2011.

"Evidence for a Collective Intelligence Factor in the Performance of Human Groups."

Williams Woolley, Anita, Christopher F. Chabris, Alex Pentland, Nada Hashmi and Thomas W. Malone. Science Vol. 330, No. 6004 (2010): 686-688.

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Michael D. Siegel

Michael D. Siegel

Director, Cybersecurity at MIT Sloan and Principal Research Scientist

Featured Publications

"Systematically Understanding the Cyber Attack Business: A Survey."

Huang, Keman, Michael Siegel, and Stuart Madnick. ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR) Vol. 51, No. 4 (2018): 1-36.

"Chapter 4: Fixing a Hole: The Labor Market for Bugs."

Ellis, Ryan, Keman Huang, Michael Siegel, Katie Moussouris, and James Houghton. In New Solutions for Cybersecurity, edited by Alex Pentland, David L. Shrier, and Howard Shrobe, 129-159. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2018.

"An Economic Analysis of Policies for the Protection and Reuse of Noncopyrightable Database Contents."

Zhu, Hongwei, Stuart E. Madnick and Michael D. Siegel. Journal of Management Information Systems Vol. 25, No. 1 (2008): 199-232.

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Peter Weill

Peter Weill

Senior Research Scientist; Chairman, Center for Information Systems Research (CISR)

Featured Publications

"Is Your Company Ready for a Digital Future?"

Weill, Peter, and Stephanie L. Woerner. MIT Sloan Management Review, December 4, 2017.

"Surviving in an Increasingly Digital Ecosystem."

Weill, Peter and Stephanie Woerner. MIT Sloan Management Review, November 17, 2017.

"IT Assets, Organizational Capabilities and Firm Performance: Do Resource Allocations and Organizational Differences Explain Performance Variation?"

Sinan Aral and Peter Weill, MIT Sloan Working Paper 4632-06. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, August 2006.

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