Professor Gaurav Bansal (Cofrin School of Business) is taking over as editor-in-chief of the Journal of IT Case and Application Research (JITCAR) effective July 1, 2020. The journal is published by Taylor & Francis and is well recognized globally especially in the Management information Systems / IT discipline. Dr. Bansal is currently a Senior Associate editor for the Journal. JITCAR is indexed in Scopus and Cabell’s and is recognized by Australian Business Deans Council. The Journal has been served by Dr. Shailendra Palvia, Long Island University; Dr. Suprateek Sarkar, University of Virginia; and Dr. Steven Gordon, Babson College as chief-editors in the past. The journal publishes four issues every year, and includes organization focused case studies, teaching cases, industry leader interviews and reports, and also book reviews.
The CIO panel on Ethical Framework for Big Data was organized as part of the 14th Annual Midwest Association for Information Systems 2019 Conference (MWAIS) chaired by Professor Donald Heath and hosted by the College of Business, UW-Oshkosh. The CIO panel was organized and moderated by Professor Gaurav Bansal of Cofrin School of Business, UW-Green Bay.
The panel offered a forum for discussion of the issues on the development and adoption of an ethical framework for AI. The panel included the following four CIOs – Mr. Murali Balakrishnan, CIO at TIDI Products; Mr. David Cagigal, CIO for the State of Wisconsin; Mr. Raman Mehta, CIO for Visteon Corporation; and Mr. Todd Thiel, VP-IT at SECURA Insurance Companies.
via CIO Panel on Ethical Framework for AI & Big Data.
UW-Green Bay Prof. Gaurav Bansal (MIS, Statistics) organized and moderated a CIO panel on Ethical Framework for Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Big data that included several industry and government IT leaders—David Cagigal State of WIsconsin CIO, Todd Thiel Executive VP IT SECURA Insurance, Murali Balakrishnan CIO TIDI Products Neenah, and Raman Mehta CIO Visteon Corporation Michigan. The CIO panel on Ethical Framework for Big Data was organized as part of the 14th Annual Midwest Association for Information Systems 2019 Conference (MWAIS). The panel was reported and covered by NEW IT Alliance in its July Newsletter.
The Frederick E. Baer Professor in Business Gaurav Bansal (Management Information Systems, Statistics) shares his editorial, Time to Revisit Sumantra Ghoshal’s Legacy: One AI Algorithm at a Time, recently published in Taylor and Francis’s Journal of Global Information Technology Management, Volume 22 Issue 3. Read it, here.
UW-Green Bay Frederick E. Baer Professor in Business Gaurav Bansal (Business Administration, MIS, Statistics, Cofrin School of Business) has been invited to serve as a special issue (SI) co-editor, along with Prof. Lionel Robert and Nigel Melville both of Univ of Michigan, and Prof. Thomas Stafford of Louisiana Tech University, for AIS Transactions on HCI (THCI) Journal, focusing on AI fairness, Trust and Ethics. THCI is a premier Association for Information Systems (AIS) journal with A* rating from Australian Business Deans’ Council. The SI invites research from different perspectives that offer novel theoretical implications on topics of Artificial Intelligence (AI) fairness, trust and ethics in organizations and our broader society. More here.
Bansal is also invited to be SI editor on Dark Side of Information Technology for Journal of Information Technology Case and Application Research (JITCAR). JITCAR is a Taylor & Francis Publication and is recognized by the Australian Business Dean’s Council. It is beyond doubt that IT has both positive and negative aspects, which impact us in all spheres and disciplines of life. This special issue will provide a forum for researchers worldwide to present for publication a wide range of social and ethical issues related to the dark side of information technology. More here.
Associate Prof. Gaurav Bansal (Business Administration, Management Information Systems) has been invited to speak at two major events this fall. On Friday, Sept. 21, he will speak about ethics and misrepresentation of data at the 2018 American Society of Civil Engineers Wisconsin Section Annual Meeting in Appleton. On Wednesday, Nov. 7 Bansal will conduct a workshop on engineering ethics in Pewaukee at the Wisconsin Association for Floodplain, Stormweather and Coastal Management (WAFSCM) Conference.
UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Gaurav Bansal has been elected as at-large director for Midwest Association for Information Systems. The election was held at the 13th annual meeting of the association held at the University of Missouri, St. Louis. Bansal takes over from Joey George, the John D. DeVries Endowed Chair and professor of Information Systems at Iowa State, and served as at-large director for the association from 2016-2018.
Associate Prof. Gaurav Bansal (Management Information Systems, Business Administration) of UW-Green Bay was invited to speak at the American Public Works Association’s Spring Conference at the KI Center on May 2 to 4, 2018. Bansal’s discussion topic was “Does Being Ethical Make Good Visual Sense?” Bansal addressed the gathering and talked about how accurate and true representation of data makes both teleological and deontological sense. He also discussed visualization theories from different disciplines and shared design principles for creating effective visualizations.
Associate Prof. Guarav Bansal (Business Administration) was interviewed by a London-based radio show recently for his thoughts on the Facebook – Cambridge Analytica data leak story. He spoke about his research on security, privacy, trust violation and restoration in case of data breaches, how that all connects to this episode, and what Facebook and Facebook users should be doing to protect their respective “turfs.”
UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Gaurav Bansal (Data Science, MIS, Statistics) delivered a lecture on the topic “Does being ethical make good visual sense?” The conference was organized by Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance’s at the Lambeau Field Atrium, March 7, 2018. The two-day conference brought together expert practitioners to share experience, both successful and challenging, with protecting, conserving and restoring the waters of the Fox-Wolf Basin and waters from around the state and across the country.