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 / Area Chair, Information Systems
Dr. Brian Detlor is Professor and Area Chair (Information Systems) at the DeGroote School of Business and Vice-Chair of the McMaster Research Ethics Board. His current research investigates the...
Associate Professor / University Scholar
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,...
Professor / Dean, DeGroote School of Business
Dr. Khaled Hassanein began his term as dean of the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University July 1, 2021. He is a professor of information systems and the past associate dean of graduate...
Professor / Wayne C. Fox Chair in Business Innovation / Academic Director, EMBA Program / Director, McMaster Digital Transformation Research Centre
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...
Assistant Professor / Director, eHealth Program
Dr. Nicole Wagner is an Assistant Professor of Information Systems at the DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University. She holds a PhD in Information Systems, an MBA specialized in eCommerce,...
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...