Professional Services

Association Committee Roles

  • Treasurer, Australasian Council of Professors and Heads in Information Systems, since 2015.
  • Publications Committee Member, Association for Information Systems, since 2015

Editorial Appointments

  • Editor-in-Chief, Communications of the Association for Information Systems,  since July 2015.
  • Associate Editor, Management Information Systems Quarterly, since January 2015.
  • Section Editor, Australasian Journal of Information Systems, since September 2016.
  • Guest Associate Editor, European Journal of Information Systems, 2016.
  • Associate Editor, Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 2011-2015.
  • Senior Editor, Journal of Information Technology Theory and Application, 2012-2015.
  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Database Management, 2009-2015.
  • Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Information System Modeling and Design, 2009-2012.

Guest Editorial Work

  • Motahari-Nezhad, H. R., Recker, J., Weidlich, M. (2017): Special Issue on “BPM2015“. Information Systems, Vol. 64.
  • Dumas, M., Recker, J., Weske, M. (2012): Special Issue on “Management and Engineering of Process-aware Information Systems“. Information Systems, Vol. 37, No. 2.
  • Recker, J., Mutschler, B., Wieringa, R. (2011): Special Issue on “Empirical Research in Business Process Management“. Information Systems and eBusiness Management, Vol. 9, No. 3.

Conference Organization Roles

  • Track Chair for the track “IT and Social Change” of the 38th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2017)
  • Track Chair for the track “Green IS and Sustainability” of the 27th Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS 2016)
  • Doctoral Consortium Faculty, 27th Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS 2016)
  • Program Co-Chair for the “13th International Conference on Business Process Management” (BPM 2015)
  • Track Chair for the track “IS Design and Business Process Management” of the 36th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2015)
  • Doctoral Consortium Faculty, 23rd European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2015)
  • Associate Editor of the track “Project Management and IS Development” of the 35th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2014)
  • Associate Editor of the track “Green Information Systems” of the 22nd European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2014)
  • Co-Chair of the 2nd International Workshop on Human-Centric Information Systems (HCIS 2013)
  • Associate Editor of the track “Green Information Systems” of the 21st European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2013)
  • Associate Editor of the track “Project Management and IS Development” of the 34th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2013)
  • Co-Chair of the 3rd International Workshop on Empirical Research in Business Process Management (ER-BPM 2012)
  • Co-Chair of the 1st International Workshop on Human-Centric Process-Aware Information Systems (HC-PAIS 2012)
  • Associate Editor of the track “Project Management and IS Development” of the 33rd International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2012)
  • Workshop and Tutorial Co-Chair of the 16th Pacific-Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2012)
  • Track Chair for “Business Process Management” at the 22nd Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS 2011)
  • Associate Editor of the track “Organization Theory, Strategy, and Information Systems” of the 32nd International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2011)
  • Associate Editor of the track “Project Management, Outsourcing and IS Development” of the 32nd International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2011)
  • Doctoral Consortium Faculty, 15th Pacific-Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2011)
  • Workshop and Tutorial Co-Chair of the 15th Pacific-Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2011)
  • Associate Editor of the track “Business Process Management” of the 19th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2011)
  • Workshop and Tutorial Co-Chair of the 21th Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS 2010)
  • Track Chair for “Business Process Management” at the 21st Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS 2010)
  • Co-Chair of the 2nd International Workshop on Empirical Research in Business Process Management (ER-BPM 2011)
  • Program Co-Chair of the 4th Information Systems Foundations Workshop (ISF 2010)
  • Co-Chair of the 1st International Workshop on Empirical Research on Process-oriented Information Systems (ER-POIS 2010)
  • Associate Editor of the 1st International Workshop on Business Process Management and Sustainability (SusBPM 2010)
  • Co-Chair of the 1st International Workshop on Empirical Research in Business Process Management (ER-BPM 2009)

Program Committee Memberships

  • Program Committee of the 15th International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM 2017)
  • Program Committee of the 13th Asia-Pacific Conference on Conceptual Modelling (APCCM 2017)
  • Program Committee of the 11th International Conference on Wirtschaftsinformatik (WI 2015)
  • Program Committee of the 17th Working Conference on Exploring Modeling Methods in Systems Analysis and Design (EMMSAD 2014)
  • Program Committee of the 10th Asia-Pacific Conference on Conceptual Modelling (APCCM 2014)
  • Program Committee of the 16th Working Conference on Exploring Modeling Methods in Systems Analysis and Design (EMMSAD 2013)
  • Program Committee of the 9th Asia-Pacific Conference on Conceptual Modelling (APCCM 2013)
  • Program Committee of the 8th International Workshop on Business Process Design (BPD 2012)
  • Program Committee of the 4th International Workshop on the Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN 2012)
  • Program Committee of the 14th IEEE International Conference on Commerce and Enterprise Computing (CEC 2012)
  • Program Committee of the 17th International Workshop on Exploring Modeling Methods in Systems Analysis and Design (EMMSAD 2012)
  • Program Committee of the 10th International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM 2012)
  • Program Committee of the 9th International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM 2011)
  • Program Committee of the Working Conference on Business Process Modeling, Development, and Support (BPMDS 2011)
  • Program Committee of the 2nd International Workshop on Reuse in Business Process Management (rBPM 2011)
  • Program Committee of the 23rd International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering Fourm (CAiSE Forum 2011)
  • Program Committee of the 13th IEEE Conference on Commerce and Enterprise Computing (IEEE CEC 2011)
  • Program Committee of the 3rd International Workshop on the Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN 2011)
  • Program Committee of the 6th International Workshop on Business Process Design (BPD 2010)
  • Program Committee of the 5th International Workshop on Semantic Business Process Management (SBPM 2010)
  • Program Committee of the 15th International Workshop on Exploring Modeling Methods in Systems Analysis and Design (EMMSAD 2010)
  • Program Committee of the 2nd International Workshop on the Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN 2010)
  • Program Committee of the 22nd International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering Fourm (CAiSE Forum 2010)
  • Program Committee of the 11th Workshop on Business Process Modeling, Development, and Support (BPMDS 2010)
  • Program Committee of the 8th International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM 2010)
  • Program Committee of the IFIP WG 8.2 + 8.6 Joint International Working Conference on Information Systems and Organizations (IFIP 8.2 + 8.6 2010)
  • Program Committee of the 21st International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA 2010)
  • Program Committee of the 11th International Symposium on Symbolic and Numeric Algorithms for Scientific Computing (SYNASC 2009)
  • Program Committee of the 19th Annual Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems (WITS 2009)
  • Program Committee of the 4th International Workshop on Semantic Business Process Management (SBPM 2009)
  • Program Committee of the 1st International Workshop on the Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN 2009)
  • Program Committee of the 5th International Workshop on XML Integration and Transformation for Business Process Management (XML4BPM 2009)
  • Program Committee of the 20th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA 2009)
  • Program Committee of the 10th Workshop on Business Process Modeling, Development, and Support (BPMDS 2009)
  • Program Committee of the 7th International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM 2009)
  • Program Committee of the 14th International Workshop on Exploring Modeling Methods in Systems Analysis and Design (EMMSAD 2009)
  • Program Committee of the 2nd Workshop on Workflow Process Management as part of the 10th International Symposium on Symbolic and Numeric Algorithms for Scientific Computing (SYNASC 2008)
  • Program Committee of the 9th Workshop on Business Process Modeling, Development, and Support (BPMDS 2008)
  • Program Committee of the Workshop on Workflow Process Management as part of the 9th International Symposium on Symbolic and Numeric Algorithms for Scientific Computing (SYNASC 2007)
  • Program Committee of the BPM Demo Session at the 5th International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM 2007)
  • Program Committee of the 8th Workshop on Business Process Modeling, Development, and Support (BPMDS 2007)
  • Program Committee of the BPM Demo Session at the 4th International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM 2006)

Reviewing

Journals

  • MIS Quarterly
  • Information Systems Research
  • Journal of the Association for Information Systems
  • European Journal of Information Systems
  • Journal of Information Technology
  • Journal of Strategic Information Systems
  • PLOS One
  • Information & Management
  • IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering
  • IEEE IT Professional
  • Information Systems
  • Data & Knowledge Engineering
  • Scandinavian Journal of Information Systems
  • Communications of the Association for Information Systems
  • Computer Supported Cooperative Work
  • Information and Software Technology
  • Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce
  • Journal of Database Management
  • International Journal of Human-Computer Studies
  • IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics
  • Information Systems Frontiers
  • Information Systems and e-Business Management
  • IBM Journal of Research and Development
  • Australasian Journal of Information Systems
  • Business and Information Systems Engineering
  • Software and Systems Modeling
  • Business Process Management Journal
  • International Journal of Organisational Design and Engineering
  • Enterprise Modeling and Information Systems Architecture Journal
  • Applied Ontology
  • Journal of Web Semantics
  • Journal of Data Semantics
  • Computers in Industry
  • Sustainability

Conferences

  • 25th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2017)
  • 50th Hawaiian International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2017)
  • 37th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2016)
  • 49th Hawaiian International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2016)
  • 23rd European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2015)
  • 48th Hawaiian International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2015)
  • 22nd European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2014)
  • 47th Hawaiian International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2014)
  • 21st European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2013)
  • 19th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2013)
  • 23rd Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS 2012)
  • 18th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2012)
  • 20th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2012)
  • 45th Hawaiian International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2012)
  • 32nd International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2011)
  • 7th International Workshop on Business Process Design (BPD 2011)
  • 44th Hawaiian International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2011)
  • 6th Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems (MCIS 2011)
  • 15th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2011)
  • 17th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2011)
  • 19th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2011)
  • 10th International Conference on Wirtschaftsinformatik (WI 2011)
  • 44th Hawaiian International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2011)
  • 31st International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2010)
  • 12th International Symposium on Symbolic and Numeric Algorithms for Scientific Computing (SYNASC 2010)
  • 16th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2010)
  • 18th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2010)
  • 43rd Hawaiian International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2010)
  • 13th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2009)
  • 30th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2009)
  • 15th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2009)
  • 17th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2009)
  • 4th Biennial ANU Workshop on Information Systems Foundations (ISF 2008)
  • 29th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2008)
  • 6th International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM 2008)
  • 12th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2008)
  • 16th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2008)
  • 14th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2008)
  • 20th International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering (CAiSE 2008)
  • 5th Asia-Pacific Conference on Conceptual Modelling (APCCM 2008)
  • International Workshop on Collaborative Business Processes (CBP 2007)
  • 5th International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM 2007)
  • 13th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2007)
  • 12th International Workshop on Exploring Modeling Methods in Systems Analysis and Design (EMMSAD 2007)
  • 15th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2007)
  • 19th International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering (CAiSE 2007)
  • 4th Asia-Pacific Conference on Conceptual Modelling (APCCM 2007)
  • Journal of the Association of Information Systems-sponsored Theory Development Workshop 2006
  • 17th Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS 2006)
  • 25th International Conference on Conceptual Modelling (ER 2006)
  • 4th International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM 2006)
  • 12th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2006)
  • 9th Workshop on Reference Modeling (RefMod 2006)
  • 16th Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS 2005)
  • 2nd Asia-Pacific Conference on Conceptual Modelling (APCCM 2005)
  • International Conference on Qualitative Research in IT & IT in Qualitative Research (QualIT 2005)
  • EDOC International Workshop on Vocabularies, Ontologies and Rules for The Enterprise (VORTE 2005)
  • 3rd International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM 2005)

Funding Agencies

  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), since 2015.
  • Australian Research Council (ARC), since 2011
  • Israel Science Foundation (ISF), since 2010.
  • British Science Council (BCC), since 2010.
  • Netherland Council for Physical Sciences (NWO), since 2010.

Invited Academic Presentations

  • The Complexities of Sustainability and Design. Presentation at the University of Passau School of Business, Economics and Information Systems. Passau, Germany, 2 June 2017.
  • The Complexities of Sustainability and Design. Invited Keynote Presentation at the 21st International Conference CSCWD 2017. Wellington, New Zealand, 26 April 2017.
  • Career Planning for ECRs. Presentation at the QUT HPRG Dynamic Capabilities of Innovation and Change Workshop Series. Brisbane, Australia, 15 February 2017.
  • What Makes a Successful Theory? Studying Research Programs with a Framework for Pursuing Success and Failure. Presentation at the University of Mannheim Business School. Mannheim, Germany, 5 December 2016.
  • The Digital Innovation Research Landscape: Of Failed Theory, Failed Practice and a Few Exciting Opportunities. Presentation at Stevens Institute of Technology School of Business. Hoboken, NJ, USA, 26 October 2016.
  • What Makes a Successful Theory? Studying Research Programs with a Framework for Pursuing Success and Failure. Presentation at the UNSW Business School, University of New South Wales. Sydney, Australia, 13 October 2016.
  • What Makes a Successful Theory? Studying Research Programs with a Framework for Pursuing Success and Failure. Presentation at the Faculty for Management, Economics and Social Science, University of Cologne. Cologne, Germany, 23 June 2016.
  • The Theory, Science and Technology of Innovation: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly? Invited Presentation at the CIS Department of the University of Melbourne. Melbourne, Australia, 23 February 2016.
  • Green, Innovation and The Representational Core: Three Important IS Research Programs. Invited Presentation at the CIS Department of the University of Melbourne. Melbourne, Australia, 11 November 2015.
  • Organizational Benefits of Green IS Strategies and Practices: IT Executives’ Perspective. Invited Presentation at the BIS Seminar Series of the University of Sydney Business School. Sydney, Australia, 28 October 2015.
  • The Theoretical Core and Protective Belt of BPM: Reflections on BPM Research and some Ideas for the Next Wave. Invited Presentation at the Lunchtime Seminar Series of the European Research Center for Information Systems. Muenster, Germany, 22 July 2015.
  • The Theoretical Core and Protective Belt of BPM: Reflections on BPM Research and some Ideas for the Next Wave. Invited Presentation at the SIKS Symposium on the Future of Business Process Management Research. Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 26 June 2015.
  • Collaborate to Innovate: Lessons Learnt from Three Years of the Woolworths Chair of Retail Innovation. Invited Presentation at the Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology. Brisbane, Australia, 17 April 2015.
  • Benefits and Mechanisms of Industry Engagement. Invited Presentation at IHBI Chronice Disease and Ageing Half-day Workshop. Brisbane, Australia, 16 March 2015.
  • There and Back Again: The Journey to Becoming an IS Professor. Invited Keynote Presentation at ICIS 2014 Doctoral Consortium. Auckland, New Zealand, 11 December 2014.
  • Are Information Systems Representations? Studying the Pursuit of Success and Failure. Presentation at the Institute for Information Systems Engineering, Goethe University Frankfurt. Frankfurt, Germany, 20 October 2014.
  • Are Information Systems Representations? Studying the Pursuit of Success and Failure. Presentation at the Institute for Information Systems, University of Cologne. Cologne, Germany, 14 October 2014.
  • The Dark Side of Technology Innovation: Discontinuing Information System Use. Presentation at the Department of Accounting and Finance’s Research Seminar at Monash University. Melbourne, Australia, 16 August 2013.
  • The Dark Side of Technology Innovation: Information System Discontinuance. Presentation at the Information Systems School Seminar Series at Queensland University of Technology. Brisbane, Australia, 18 April 2013.
  • The Other Side of Technology Innovation: Information System Discontinuance. Presentation at the UQ Business School Research Seminar Series at The University of Queensland. Brisbane, Australia, 22 March 2013.
  • Industry Engagement: A Pathway for Academic and Research Success. Presentation at the IHBI ECR Forum at Queensland University of Technology. Brisbane, Australia, 3 December 2012.
  • Process-aware Software Technologies: Use, Acceptance and Impact. Presentation at the Faculty Forum at the International School of Software at Wuhan University. Wuhan, China, 30 October 2012.
  • Process Innovation as Creative Problem‐Solving: An Experimental Study of Textual Descriptions and Diagrams. Presentation at the School Seminar of the Research School of Accounting and Business Information Systems at The Australian National University. Canberra, Australia, 3 August 2012.
  • Organizational Innovation on Basis of Social Media and Technology and the Challenges for Business Information Systems. Presentation at the Republic Polytechnic Singapore, 15 June 2012.
  • Retail Innovation. Presentation at the Information Systems School seminar at Queensland University of Technology. Brisbane, Australia, 1 March 2012.
  • Cognitive Perspectives on Processes and Outcomes of Process Modeling. Presentation at the Institute for Information Business, Vienna University of Economics and Business Technology. Vienna, Austria, 4 October 2011.
  • The Effect of Cognitive Abilities and Learning Approach on Domain Surface Understanding from a Process Model. Presentation at the Information Systems Group, School of Industrial Engineering, Technical University Eindhoven. Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 29 September 2011.
  • The Effect of Cognitive Abilities and Learning Approach on Domain Surface Understanding from a Process Model. Presentation at the research colloquium of the Information Systems Cluster, UQ Business School, The University of Queensland. Brisbane, Australia, 9 September 2011.
  • Cognitive Perspectives on Processes and Outcomes of Process Modeling. Presentation at the BPM research seminar at Queensland University of Technology. Brisbane, Australia, 4 August 2011.
  • Cognitive Perspectives on Processes and Outcomes of Process Modeling. Presentation at the research colloquium of the Institute of Information Systems, The University of Liechtenstein. Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 29 June 2011.
  • The Effect of Cognitive Abilities and Learning Approach on Domain Surface Understanding from a Process Model. Presentation at the BPM research seminar at Queensland University of Technology. Brisbane, Australia, 17 March 2011.
  • The Effect of Cognitive Abilities and Learning Approach on Domain Surface Understanding from a Process Model. Presentation at the research colloquium of the Humboldt University Berlin. Berlin, Germany, 9 February 2011.
  • The Effect of Cognitive Abilities and Learning Approach on Domain Surface Understanding from a Process Model. Presentation at the research colloquium of the Institute of Information Systems, The University of Liechtenstein. Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 19 January 2011.
  • The Effect of Cognitive Abilities and Learning Approach on Domain Understanding from a Process Model. Presentation at the MIS Workshop at the Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia. Vancouver, Canada, 29 October 2010.
  • Writing for Publication. Presentation at the Research Students Centre Workshop, Queensland University of Technology. Brisbane, Australia, 19 July 2010.
  • Some Thoughts about Academic Publishing. Presentation at the Research Colloquium of the Institute of Information Systems, The University of Liechtenstein. Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 10 June 2010.
  • Tips on Thesis and Paper Writing. Presentation at the Information Systems Discipline Research Colloquium at Queensland University of Technology. Brisbane, Australia, 20 May 2010.
  • Where is the Design in Process Designs? Presentation at the the research colloquium at the Humboldt University Berlin. Berlin, Germany, 11 December 2009.
  • How Novices Model Processes. Presentation at the Research Colloquium of the Institute of Information Systems, The University of Liechtenstein. Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 2 September 2009.
  • Understanding Business Process Models. Presentation at the Business Process Management Research Group Seminar. Brisbane, Australia, 20 August 2009.
  • Empirical Research in Business Process Management. Presentation at the research colloquium at the Humboldt University Berlin. Berlin, Germany, 4 June 2009.
  • A Conceptualization of the Factors Influencing Post-Adoptive Usage of Conceptual Modeling Grammars. Presentation at the Department of Information Systems Seminar at the University of Melbourne. Melbourne, Australia, 29 August 2008.
  • An Examination of Activity Labeling Practices in Process Modeling. Presentation at the Business Process Management Research Group Seminar. Brisbane, Australia, 17 July 2008.
  • Why Do We Keep Using a Process Modelling Technique? Towards a Model of Process Modelling Technique Continuance. Presentation at the Howe School of Technology Management. Hoboken, New Jersey, United States, 30 May 2007.
  • Understanding Process Modelling Technique Continuance. Presentation at the Business Process Management Research Group Seminar. Brisbane, Australia, 19 April 2007.
  • BPMN – Emerging Star or Yet Another Notation? Research Tales about Representation Fidelity, Goodness and Acceptance. Presentation at the Hasso Plattner-Institute for Software Systems Engineering. Potsdam, Germany, 11 January 2007.
  • BPM Research in Australia. Same Same But Different? Presentation at the Institute for Information Systems at the University of Saarland. Saarbruecken, Germany, 08 January 2007.
  • Model-driven Enterprise Systems Configuration. Presentation at the Business Process Management Research Group Seminar. Brisbane, Australia, 18 May 2006.
  • Modelling Configurable Business Processes. Presentation at the SAP Research Centre Australasia. Brisbane, Australia, 31 August 2005.
  • Modelling Configurable Business Processes. Presentation at the Business Process Management Research Group Seminar. Brisbane, Australia, 10 March 2005.

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