Information Technology

Publications and Working Papers
Abdullah Almaatouq

Abdullah Almaatouq

Douglas Drane Career Development Professor in Information Technology

Featured Publications

"Turkers of the World, Unite: Evidence for In-Group Selection Amongst Amazon Mechanical Turk Workers."

Almaatouq, Abdullah, Peter Krafft, Yarrow Dunham, David G. Rand, and Alex Pentland. Social Psychological and Personality Science Vol. 11, No. 2 (2020): 151-159.

"Dynamical Networks of Influence in Small Group Discussions."

Moussaïd, Mehdi, Alejandro Noriega Campero, and Abdullah Almaatouq. PLoS One Vol. 13, No. 1 (2018): e0190541.

"Mobile Communication Signatures of Unemployment."

Abdullah Almaatouq, Francisco Prieto-Castrillo, and Alex Pentland. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Social Informatics, edited by Emma Spiro and Yong-Yeol Ahn. Bellevue, WA: November 2016.

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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

"​Creating Value in Online Communities: The Sociomaterial Configuring of Strategy, Platform, and Stakeholder Engagement."

Barrett, Michael, Eivor Oborn, and Wanda Orlikowski. Information Systems Research Vol. 27, No. 4 (2016): 704-723.

"The Algorithm and the Crowd: Considering the Materiality of Service Innovation."

Orlikowski, Wanda J. and Susan V. Scott. MIS Quarterly Vol. 39, No. 1 (2015): 201-216.

"What Difference does a Robot Make? The Material Enactment of Distributed Coordination."

Beane, Matt and Wanda J. Orlikowski. Organization Science Vol. 26, No. 6 (2015): 1553-1573.

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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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