Information Systems (IS) are contributing to transformative changes in business and everyday life of people. This is an era of digital Darwinism whereby digital technologies enable new types of innovation processes, and offer unprecedented opportunities for adding, recombining and integrating resources in services and products. Taken together, the exponential increases in technological capacity has been argued to distribute control and locus of innovation. These developments in Information Systems Development (ISD) can potentially increase citizen participation in democratic processes, standards of living, and transparency. Simultaneously, digitalization, poses new challenges. For example, social-media might lead to “filter bubbles” reinforcing our established beliefs, fusion of everyday practices with IS create privacy concerns, the “internet-of-things” escalates security related risks and artificial intelligence poses salient ethical considerations. While new technological capabilities in IS are an important enabler of societal progress, technology alone does not create economic growth and social progress. Relationships are critical to beneficial interactions between technology, its users and the wider society. Without people, none of the progress and social gains IS enables would be possible. Issues like the impact of IS on quality of people's lives, employment, education, networking, communications, business and public organizations are main areas of contribution of this track, as well as the risks and ethical considerations it creates.

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Gender-Based Perspectives of eLearning Systems: An Empirical Study of Social Sustainability

Ahmed D. Alharthi, RMIT University
Maria Spichkova, RMIT University
Margaret Hamilton, School of Science (CS & IT) RMIT University Melbourne,
Tawfeeq Alsanoosy, RMIT University

Green Support and the Use of Information Technology Products

Pakvalit Kurkoon, Rajamangala University of Technology Thanyaburi
Daranee Pimchangthong, Rajamangala University of Technology Thanyaburi
Veera Boonjing, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang

Health Data Access Barriers in a Finnish Insurance Company: A Case Study

Casandra Grundstrom, University of Oulu
Karin Väyrynen, University of Oulu
Michael Persson, University of Oulu
Minna Isomursu, IT University of Copenhagen

Information Sharing and Coordination in Collaborative Flood Warning and Response Systems

Vittorio Nespeca
Tina Comes
Leonardo Alfonso

Privacy Awareness in the GDPR Implementation Circumstances

Malgorzata Pankowska, University of Economics in Katowice

Social Media Analysis in Crisis Situations: Can Social Media be a Reliable Information Source for Emergency Management Services?

Mehdi Ben Lazreg, University of Agder
Narayan Ranjan Chakraborty, University of Agder
Stefan Stieglitz, University of Duisburg-Essen
Tobias Potthoff, University of Duisburg-Essen
Björn Ross, University of Duisburg-Essen
Tim A Majchrzak, University of Agder

Strategy Dynamics in Markets of Software Components

Di Shang, Long Island University Brooklyn
Karl Lang, City University of New York, Baruch College
Roumen Vragov