George S. Craft Distinguished University Professor of Information Systems & Operations Management | Emory University, Goizueta Business School
Atlanta, GA, US
Professor Konsynski researches electronic data interchange (EDI) and channel systems
Benn R. Konsynski arrived at Goizueta Business School following six years on the faculty at the Harvard Business School where he taught in the MBA program and several executive programs. Prior to arriving at HBS, he was a professor at the University of Arizona where he was a co-founder of the university's multi-million dollar group decision support laboratory. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Purdue University.
He has published in such diverse journals as Communications of the ACM, Harvard Business Review, IEEE Transactions on Communications, MIS Quarterly, Journal of MIS, Data Communications, Decision Sciences, Decision Support Systems, Information Systems, and IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering.
Areas of Expertise (5)
Purdue University: Ph.D., Computer Science
Media Appearances (5)
IDR, Inc. Presents Inaugural Speaker Series, “Elevate 2016”
Eric French, Founder and President of IDR, is proud to introduce speakers Kelly Kierans, President and COO at Celtic Testing Experts, Mike Cleland, Staffing Industry Consultant at Charted Path, Nash Ogden, President at Innoppl Inc. and Dr. Benn Konsynski, Professor at Goizueta Business School Emory University. Hiring managers, CIO’s, industry leaders and executives are among the guest list...
The inconvenient truth about the convenience of technology
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What followed was an “explosion of adoption and consumer-driven content,” says Benn Konsynski, George S. Craft Distinguished University Professor of Information Systems & Operations Management at Goizueta. “Consumers came online and were not just shopping but also adding content.”...
Anthem data breach could be 'lifelong battle' for customers
Numerous tools exist that companies can deploy and this episode brings home the need for better protective measures, said Benn Konsynski, George S. Craft professor of information systems and operations management at Emory University's Goizueta Business School.
"The scale is enormous. I am sort of bewildered that we still have this magnitude of exposure," he said. "It certainly is the third or the fourth wake-up call to the market. ... (It) is incumbent on firms like that to go the extra mile to make sure that exposure is prevented or minimized in those processes."...
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Experts say Home Depot data breach widespread
Benn Konsynski, an Emory University cyber security expert and information systems professor, said the size of the breaches is troubling.
“It says that this information has accumulated in single repositories and is accessible,” he said. “Our practices are 20th century while we in the 21st century. The bad guys are operating with 21st century tools.”...
Fall college classes showcase Emory strengths
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Appcology: New Commerce Infrastructure Systems
Instructor: Benn Konsynski, George S. Craft Distinguished University Professor of Information Systems & Operations Management, Goizueta Business School...
Information Systems Research
The emergence of software-based platforms is shifting competition toward platform-centric ecosystems, although this phenomenon has not received much attention in information systems research. Our premise is that the coevolution of the design, governance, and ...
Information Systems Research
This study addresses the theoretically neglected interplay between organizational information technology (IT) architecture and IT governance structure in shaping IT alignment. We theoretically develop the idea that IT architecture modularity helps sustain IT ...
28th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS)
Virtual worlds like Second Life are becoming important tools for, among other activities, socialization, social networking, entertainment, collaboration, and business development. These environments offer information systems researchers a unique ...
ACM SIGMIS Database
Virtual worlds are now a reality, representing intriguing environments for researchers from multiple fields to pursue collaborative investigations. To provide a background, we first highlight the basic business and sociological phenomena occurring ...
Using multiple lenses of strategic choice theories (diffusion of innovation, organizational innovativeness) and institutional theory as the basis and reflecting data from semi-structured interviews and news reports, the study develops an integrative conceptual ...