AIS Publications and Content Management Initiative
Task Force 1: Bepress Transition
Task Force Mandate: Plan and coordinate implementation and transition of conference and journal submission and review process from ScholarOne to bepress by January 1, 2013. This task force consists of three groups.
The Task Force Coordination group is responsible for coordinating technology transition, connections and negotiations with bepress and ScholarOne, and any necessary coordination between the two transition working groups: Journals and Conferences.
The Journals and Conferences working groups are responsible for planning, coordinating, and overseeing the actual implementation and transition to bepress.
Task Force Coordination
Group Coordinator: Andy Schwarz, AIS VP Technology
Kalle Lyytinen, AIS VP Publications
Cynthia Beath, AIS VP Meetings/Conferences
Tmitri Owens, AIS Office
Jeff Rausch, AIS Technology Director
Sarah James, ScholarOne
Dave Seitz, Bepress
Working Group: Conferences
Coordinators: Stacie Petter, AMCIS 2013 Program Chair
J.P. Shim, AMCIS 2013 Program Chair
Michael Chau, ICIS 2009 and ICIS 2011 Review Coordinator, ICIS 2013 Program Chair
Xiaodong Deng, AMCIS 2011 Review Coordinator
Richard Baskerville, ICIS 2013 Program Chair
Advisory Capacity Only:
Dorothy Leidner, AMCIS 2010 Program Chair
Brian Pentland, ICIS 2008 Program Chair
Working Group: Journals
Coordinator: Matti Rossi, CAIS
Marcus Rothenberger, JITTA
Shirley Gregor, JAIS
Ping Zhang, THCI
TP Liang, PAJAIS
July 1, 2012: Task Force initiated
September 1, 2012: Detailed transition plan completed
October 1, 2012: Initiate bepress implementation
December 1, 2012: bepress implementation completed
January 1, 2013: Transition to bepress for all AIS Journals
January 1, 2013: AMCIS 2013 ready for submissions in bepress
January 31, 2013: ICIS 2013 ready for submissions in bepress
- Detailed plan for transition, to also include the process by which "in-process” manuscripts are handled or transitioned.
- Successful implementation of bepress platform across journals and conferences.
- Successful transition of ScholarOne configuration and settings into bepress, including documentation of new procedures for submission and review for journals and conferences.
- Setup of AMCIS 2013 in bepress.
- Setup of ICIS 2013 in bepress.