Journal of the Association for Information Systems


Editor-in-Chief: Suprateek Sarker, University of Virginia, USA
Past Editor-in-Chief: Shirley Gregor, The Australian National University, Australia
  Kalle Lyytinen, Case Western Reserve University, USA
  Sirkka Jarvenpaa, University of Texas, Austin, USA
  Phillip Ein-Dor, Tel Aviv University, Israel

The Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS), the flagship journal of the Association for Information Systems, publishes the highest quality scholarship in the field of information systems. It is inclusive in topics, level and unit of analysis, theory, method and philosophical and research approach, reflecting all aspects of Information Systems globally. The Journal promotes innovative, interesting and rigorously developed conceptual and empirical contributions and encourages theory based multi- or inter-disciplinary research.

We look forward to seeing your best work submitted to JAIS. To submit an article for consideration, please use our online review system.



Call for Papers: pre-ICIS JAIS Theory Development Workshop, San Francisco, USA Submission Deadline: September 14, 2018

Call for Papers: Special Issue on Smart Service, Smart Business, Smart Research Submission Deadline: November 30, 2018

Awards and Honors

2017 JAIS Best Paper Award
A Paradox of Progressive Saturation: The Changing Nature of Improvisation over Time in a Systems Development Project. Wolfgang Molnar, Joe Nandhakumar, Patrick Stacey

Previous JAIS Publication Awards and Honors

Special Issues

Call For Papers

(Please indicate in your cover letter that your manuscript is for a special issue.)

Past Special Issues

Current Issue: Volume 19, Issue 10 (2018) Special Issue Celebrating 50 Years of Ideas and Science at HICSS



Digital Probes as Opening Possibilities of Generativity
Sirkka Jarvenpaa and Willem Standaert


Extending Digital Infrastructures: A Typology of Growth Tactics
Dina Koutsikouri, Rikard Lindgren, Ola Henfridsson, and Daniel Rudmark


Governance in the Blockchain Economy: A Framework and Research Agenda
Roman Beck, Christoph Müller-Bloch, and John Leslie King



Informing Research: Celebrating 50 Years of Ideas and Science at HICSS
Dirk Hovorka, Jason B. Thatcher, Alan Dennis, and Joey F. George