Information systems are critical for business firms to survive and prosper in today’s global marketplace. Research conducted by faculty in the IS area at DeGroote helps companies of all sizes understand how to best use information systems including eBusiness and mobile business to find new markets, improve market share, reduce costs and satisfy the requirements of their customers and business partners.
Technology Adoption, Human Computer Interaction, Website design, eHealth, eGovernment, Knowledge Management, Information Security & Privacy, Digital Storytelling, Decision Support Systems, and eHealth are some of the topics currently under investigation by IS researchers at DeGroote. The McMaster eBusiness Research Centre (MeRC) and the Wayne C. Fox Chair in Business Innovation, both housed in the IS Area, enhance the research of the faculty and make important contributions to enhancing interdisciplinary research in the above area.
Courses offered by the IS area are focused on equipping students with a solid understanding of the gamut of information systems that exist in today’s business environment and the critical role they play in achieving a sustained competitive advantage for any organization.
Dr. Archer and his students carry out research on electronic health applications and systems; electronic business; identity theft; supply chain management; project management; change management in...
Professor Detlor’s research interests lie at the intersection of users, information, and information systems. His current research project pertains to the City of Hamilton’s “Love Your City,...
Dr. Maryam Ghasemaghaei is an Assistant Professor of Information Systems at DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University. She received her MSc in Marketing from the University of Isfahan,...
Dr. Milena Head is a professor of information systems, and Academic Director of the EMBA program, at the DeGroote School of Business. She holds the Wayne C. Fox Chair in Business Innovation. Dr....
Ali Reza Montazemi is a Full Professor of Information Systems at the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University. He has served on the editorial boards of Journals such as European Journal...
Adjunct Associate Professor
Dr. Sartipi’s research and education are interdisciplinary in Engineering and Computer Science (specialized in Software Engineering). He is a professional engineer of Ontario. His research...
Professor Tan specializes in the innovative design, implementation and diffusion of advancing e-technology to improve health services delivery system efficiencies and effectiveness. Serving as...
Thesis Title: The Impact of Age on Web Site Usability. Co-Supervisors: Dr. Khaled Hassanein and Dr. Milena Head
Professor Wesolowsky specializes in quantitative methods for business decisions. Two particular fields of application are statistical methods for quality control and optimization methods in...
Dr. Yuan is an expert in the fields of mobile commerce, information security and privacy, business analytics, online negotiation, human-computer interaction, fuzzy logic, decision making in health...