This article highlights important issues about IS/IT relevance and its impact on academic publication impact. The author presents his strong opinion about the lack of an identity within IS and harps on the requirement to focus more on core strengths that IS can leverage. Throughout the article, the author also stresses on the fact that today there is even more need to work closely with industry to better understand and solve critical commercial problems.
"Information Systems Research and Relevance,"
Communications of the Association for Information Systems:
Vol. 6, Article 8.
Available at: http://aisel.aisnet.org/cais/vol6/iss1/8