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AIS Special Interest Groups

Special Interest Groups (SIGs) allow AIS members interested in a particular field of specialization to connect and collaborate. You may find a list of our current SIGs, their abbreviated names, and more information below.  

Questions? Please contact the AIS Vice President of SIGs and Colleges or AIS Membership Director.

 

  • Visit SIG ASYS Online

    The Special Interest Group on Accounting Information System (SIG-ASYS) dedicates itself to facilitating, supporting and disseminating world class research on accounting information systems. Becoming a member of SIG-ASYS helps support research into the nexus between accounting and information systems. The International Journal of Accounting Information Systems publishes articles that examine the rapidly evolving relationship between accounting and information technology.   
    Outstanding SIG Award: 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
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  • Visit SIG Sourcing Online

    This SIG aims to bring together researchers that take interest in various aspects associated with the sourcing of IT, software development, business processes, software services, ideas and/or data in digital global economy. 
    Outstanding SIG Award: 2019
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  • SIG AIAA

    The goals of this SIG are to:
    Study the impact of AI and autonomous applications and systems in organizations and society.
    Develop artificially intelligent and autonomous applications to better understand how such systems work and how to make them work better.
    Investigate innovative applications of AI and autonomous applications. 
    Outstanding SIG Award: 2019
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  • Visit SIGBD Online

    The SIG BD was established in 2015 by a group of ten international IS scholars, with an objective to create a multidisciplinary research forum. The scope of the forum was related to the latest industrial impacts of applied Big Data analytics in the areas of business process modelling, enterprise architecture, data processing and e-commerce.
    Outstanding SIG Award: 2018
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  • Visit SIG Culture Online

    This SIG provides a focal point for the debate of cultural issues in IS research and to strengthen the exchange of ideas and community ties within AIS and with other disciplines, especially art, archaeology, literature, and any other human and social sciences that seek to improve research and the application of research results by drawing on culture and creative industries. 
    Outstanding SIG Award: 2019
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  • Visit SIG DITE Online

    Established in 2019, the vision for SIGDITE is to provide a forum and inspire a community of scholars to explore emerging phenomena related to the design, use, and management of digital technology across all levels, from individual to societal, and discuss new theory advancements within and across areas closely related to digital technology, including digital innovation, transformation and entrepreneurship.
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  • Visit SIGDSA Online

    The mission of SIGDSA is to facilitate the exchange, development, communication, and dissemination of information about Decision Support, Analytics, Collaboration, and Knowledge Management Research and teaching issues in business, management, and organizational contexts among AIS members and in the larger community of IS/IT practitioners and scholars. 
    SIGDSA organizes annual sympoisum as Pre-ICIS meeting. supports AMCIS track, training workshops, etc.
    Outstanding SIG Award: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
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  • SIG EBIZ

    1. To support and promote research, teaching, and outreach activities in e-business areas. 
    2. To develop the e-business community within AIS. 
    3. To help identify opportunities for further advancement in areas related to e-business and digital transformation.
    Outstanding SIG Award: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019
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  • Visit SIGED Online

    This SIG is dedicated to promoting excellence in information management/systems/technology education, research and practice. We provide a forum in which interdisciplinary researchers and educators in information systems can exchange ideas, techniques, and applications. Through various activities: an annual pre-ICIS conference and organizing education tracks at major AIS affiliated conferences including AMCIS, PACIS, ECIS and ACIS, we realize our objectives.
    Outstanding SIG Award: 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
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  • Visit SIG E-GOV Online 
    The mission of the Special Interest Group for eGovernment (SIGeGov) of the association for Information Systems (AIS) is to promote quality and relevance in eGovernment reserach and to highlight the relevance and to highlight the relevance of reserach on Information Systems in the public sector within the AIS community. 

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  • SIG-e-Media
    Outstanding SIG Award: 2014
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  • Visit SIGGIS Online

    The scope of SIGGIS is to discuss, develop ideas and promote research, stimulate curriculum and teaching, and dialogue on the role of spatial information systems, technologies and concepts, as applied to management of information systems, business intelligence (BI), decision support systems (DSS), and knowledge management (KM).
    Outstanding SIG Award: 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019
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  • Visit SIG Green Online

    SIGGreen provides a platform for those in our discipline who are concerned with how information systems can help reduce human impact on the natural environment, one of the greatest challenge of your time. SIGGreen's positions are presented in its Statement on Environmental Change.
    Outstanding SIG Award: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018
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  • Visit SIGGTM Online

    SIGGTM seeks to contribute to the development and refinement of the members' knowledge on GTM and to enhance the quality of GTM application and its acceptability in the IS discipline. We seek to achieve the above objectives through seminars, workshops, and on-line resources addressing methodological issues.
    Outstanding SIG Award: 2016, 2017, 2019
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  • Visit SIGHCI Online

    SIGHCI was one of the first six AIS-SIGs (2001) and has become one of the largest and most active. SIGHCI's mission is twofold:
    Facilitate the exchange, development, communication, and dissemination of information among AIS members;
    Promote research related to HCI within business, managerial, and organizational contexts among AIS members and to the larger community of practitioners and scholars.
    Outstanding SIG Award: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019                                                     
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  • Visit SIG GlobDev Online

    ICT and Global Development is about investigating how innovative uses of Information Technologies bring about human, social and economic development. Research in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT4D) is becoming increasingly diverse. While drawing upon theories that help understand these emerging phenomena, research in ICT4D and IS also requires attention to the contextual challenges facing practitioners in the field.
    Outstanding SIG Award: 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
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  • Visit SIG ISAP Online

    The AIS (Association for Information Systems) special interest group (SIG) on Information Systems in Asia Pacific (ISAP) is an academic platform for IS/MIS researchers/scholars in the world who are interested in IS issues in Asia Pacific.
    Outstanding SIG Award: 2019
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  • Visit SIG IS-CORE Online

    SIG Cognitive research is intended to represent and support researchers in information systems who view understanding human cognition as a critical component to the successful design and implementation of information systems.
    Outstanding SIG Award: 2019
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  • Visit SIG Health Online

    The mission of SIG-Health is to support health-IS research, education, and career development in a manner that is inclusive of diverse research methodologies and topic areas, to interact productively with allied disciplines, and to promote high professional standards of ethics and collegiality.
    Outstanding SIG Award: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
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  • Visit SIG ProjMgmt Online

    The mission of the Special Interest Group for Information Technology Project Management (SIGITProjMgmt) promotes the vital role that project management brings to IT and creates an educational and rewarding experience for researchers, students, and practitioners interested in this field of study.
    Outstanding SIG Award: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
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  • Visit SIG Lead Online

    SIGLEAD serves researchers and educators interested in the topic of IS leadership. The purpose of the SIG is to promote the exchange of ideas, experiences, and knowledge among scholars and professionals interested in said area of research engaged in the development, management, and use of information systems and technology.
    Outstanding SIG Award: 2019
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  • Visit SIG ODIS Online

    The mission of SIG-ODIS is to create an awareness and research thrust in the area of computational ontologies in the IS discipline. It  provides a forum for collaboration and exchange in the theory and practice of computational ontologies and strive to build bridges between the IS discipline and other information-related disciplines such as computer science,
    information science, philosophy, linguistics, etc. 
    Outstanding SIG Award: 2016, 2017, 2019                                                     
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  • Visit SIG OPEN Online

    SIGOPEN provides a forum for members to discuss, develop, and promote a range of issues related to open research and practice. SIGOPEN is designed to be inclusive of researchers investigating and engaging in a wide variety of open phenomena, with a particular focus on three core areas: Peer Production of Knowledge Goods; Collective Intelligence; Open Science and Education.
    Outstanding SIG Award: 2015, 2016, 2018
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  • Visit SIG OSRA Online

    SIG-OSRA is special interest group for the purpose of pursuing research and education in the area of information technology and end-user information systems. SIG-OSRA provides a platform for dedicated professionals to meet and exchange ideas in the pursuit of excellence.
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  • Visit SIG PHIL Online

    SIGPHIL provides a focal point for the debate of philosophical issues in IS research that currently is dispersed over many conferences, journals and books. We aim to strengthen the exchange of ideas and community ties with other disciplines, especially the cultural and social sciences, that seek to improve research and the application of research results by drawing on philosophical literature.
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  • Visit SIG SVC Online

    The SIG Services (SVC) aims to promote Service Science research and practice within the Information Systems community in general, and AIS, in particular. We provide a forum for AIS members to discuss, develop, and promote issues related to the history, reference disciplines, theories, practice, methodologies and techniques, new developments, and applications of services and information systems.
    Outstanding SIG Award: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 
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  • Visit SIG SI Online

    SIGSI promotes research, pedagogy, and outreach on all aspects of social inclusion in the field of Information Systems (IS). The goal of such efforts is to stimulate greater diversity of thought and people in AIS and the IS field overall, and participation of all our members in a more socially-aware and inclusive discipline.
    Outstanding SIG Award: 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 
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