Kevin G Crowston

Distinguished Professor of Information Science, Associate Dean for Research

  • 5259 Citations
  • 32 h-Index from Scopus
1987 …2022

Research Output 1987 2018

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2018

Stages of motivation for contributing user-generated content: A theory and empirical test

Crowston, K. & Fagnot, I. Jan 1 2018 In : International Journal of Human Computer Studies. 109, p. 1339-1351 13 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

motivation research
test theory
social movement
editor
participation
2017

A pragmatic approach to managing enterprise IT infrastructures in the era of consumerization and individualization of IT

Jarrahi, M. H., Crowston, K., Bondar, K. & Katzy, B. Dec 1 2017 In : International Journal of Information Management. 37, 6, p. 566-575 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

individualization
pragmatics
information technology
infrastructure
Information technology
Communication
Open source software
Computer peripheral equipment
Innovation
Processing

Gamers, citizen scientists, and data: Exploring participant contributions in two games with a purpose

Prestopnik, N., Crowston, K. & Wang, J. Mar 1 2017 In : Computers in Human Behavior. 68, p. 254-268 15 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Data Accuracy
Fantasy
Crowdsourcing
Learning
Research
1 Citations

Gravity Spy: Integrating advanced LIGO detector characterization, machine learning, and citizen science

Zevin, M., Coughlin, S., Bahaadini, S., Besler, E., Rohani, N., Allen, S., Cabero, M., Crowston, K., Katsaggelos, A. K., Larson, S. L., Lee, T. K., Lintott, C., Littenberg, T. B., Lundgren, A., Osterlund, C., Smith, J. R., Trouille, L. & Kalogera, V. Feb 28 2017 In : Classical and Quantum Gravity. 34, 6, 064003

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

LIGO (observatory)
machine learning
gravitation
detectors
gravitational waves
2016

Lightning talk: "I solemnly pledge" A manifesto for personal responsibility in the engineering of academic software

Allen, A. , Aragon, C. , Becker, C. , Carver, J. C. , Chis, A. , Combemale, B. , Croucher, M. , Crowston, K. , Garijo, D. , Gehani, A. , Goble, C. , Haines, R. , Hirschfeld, R. , Howison, J. , Huff, K. , Jay, C. , Katz, D. S. , Kirchner, C. , Kuksenok, K. , Lämmel, R. & 5 others Nierstrasz, O., Turk, M., Van Nieuwpoort, R. V., Vaughn, M. & Vinju, J. 2016 In : Unknown Journal. 1686

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Lightning
Feedback
1 Citations

Roles and politeness behavior in community-based free/libre open source software development

Wei, K., Crowston, K., Eseryel, U. Y. & Heckman, R. Jan 7 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : Information and Management.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Community-based
Open source software development
Software engineering
Open source software
Core-periphery
2 Citations

Stigmergic coordination in FLOSS development teams: Integrating explicit and implicit mechanisms

Bolici, F., Howison, J. & Crowston, K. Jun 1 2016 In : Cognitive Systems Research. 38, p. 14-22 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Software engineering
Open source software
Software
Feedback
2015
1 Citations

Assessing is research impact

Niederman, F., Crowston, K., Koch, H., Krcmar, H., Powell, P. & Burton Swanson, E. 2015 In : Communications of the Association for Information Systems. 36, p. 127-138 12 p., 7

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Industry
Information systems

Introduction to the digital and social media track

Crowston, K. & Nahon, K. Mar 26 2015 In : Unknown Journal. 2015-March, p. 1541 1 p., 7069996

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

4 Citations

Perceived discontinuities and continuities in transdisciplinary scientific working groups

Crowston, K., Specht, A., Hoover, C., Chudoba, K. M. & Watson-Manheim, M. B. Nov 15 2015 In : Science of the Total Environment. 534, p. 159-172 14 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

discontinuity
Earth (planet)
project
recommendation
Lenses
3 Citations

Social Networks and the Success of Market Intermediaries: Evidence From the U.S. Residential Real Estate Industry

Crowston, K., Sawyer, S. & Wigand, R. Oct 20 2015 In : Information Society. 31, 5, p. 361-378 18 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Residential real estate
Industry
Social networks
Intermediaries
real estate
16 Citations

Surveying the citizen science landscape

Wiggins, A. & Crowston, K. 2015 In : First Monday. 20, 1

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

citizen
science
Surveying
Internet
internet community
2014
36 Citations

Collaboration through open superposition: A theory of the open source way

Howison, J. & Crowston, K. Mar 1 2014 In : MIS Quarterly: Management Information Systems. 38, 1, p. 29-50 22 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Open source
Open source software
Profitability
Costs
Participant observation
3 Citations
Residential real estate
Industry
Theorizing
Digital evidence
Computerization
5 Citations

Editorial: The role of information systems in enabling open innovation

Whelan, E., Conboy, K., Crowston, K., Morgan, L. & Rossi, M. 2014 In : Journal of the Association of Information Systems. 15, 11, p. xx-xxx

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Introduction to digital and social media track

Crowston, K. & Nahon, K. 2014 In : Unknown Journal. p. 1384 1 p., 6758775

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

10 Citations

Understanding group maintenance behavior in Free/Libre Open-Source Software projects: The case of Fire and Gaim

Wei, K., Crowston, K., Li, N. L. & Heckman, R. 2014 In : Information and Management. 51, 3, p. 297-309 13 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Open source software
Tactics
Fires
Community-based
Work practices
2013

Minitrack introduction: Open movements

Crowston, K., Bein, W. & Jeffery, C. 2013 In : Unknown Journal. p. 3147 1 p., 6480223

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Minitrack Introduction: The Socio-Materiality of Information - Documents and Work

Crowston, K. & Østerlund, C. 2013 In : Unknown Journal. p. 1589 1 p., 6480031

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

2012
172 Citations

Free/Libre Open-Source Software development: What we know and what we do not know

Crowston, K., Wei, K., Howison, J. & Wiggins, A. Feb 2012 In : ACM Computing Surveys. 44, 2, 7

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Open Source Software
Software Development
Review
Software engineering
Open source software
43 Citations

Perceived discontinuities and constructed continuities in virtual work

Watson-Manheim, M. B., Chudoba, K. M. & Crowston, K. Jan 2012 In : Information Systems Journal. 22, 1, p. 29-52 24 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

129 Citations

The future of Citizen science: Emerging technologies and shifting paradigms

Newman, G., Wiggins, A., Crall, A., Graham, E., Newman, S. & Crowston, K. Aug 2012 In : Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 10, 6, p. 298-304 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

science and technology
citizen
science
education
project
12 Citations

Using natural language processing technology for qualitative data analysis

Crowston, K., Allen, E. E. & Heckman, R. Nov 2012 In : International Journal of Social Research Methodology. 15, 6, p. 523-543 21 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

data analysis
language
coding
performance
computer-mediated communication
2011
11 Citations
maturity
management
evidence
literature
Information management

Introduction to the documenting work and working documents minitrack

Crowston, K. & Østerlund, C. 2011 In : Unknown Journal. p. 1635 1 p., 6149083

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Introduction to the open movements minitrack

Crowston, K., Bein, W. & Jeffery, C. 2011 In : Unknown Journal. p. 3395 1 p., 6149235

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

8 Citations

Participation in ICT-Enabled meetings

Chudoba, K. M., Watson-Manheim, M. B., Crowston, K. & Lee, C. S. Apr 2011 In : Journal of Organizational and End User Computing. 23, 2, p. 15-36 22 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Participation
Information and communication technology
Communication
Discontinuity
Work practices
10 Citations
infrastructure
Communication
communication technology
information technology
Group
80 Citations

Validity issues in the use of social network analysis with digital trace data

Howison, J., Wiggins, A. & Crowston, K. 2011 In : Journal of the Association of Information Systems. 12, 12, p. 767-797 31 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Electric network analysis
Information systems
Information technology
2010
1 Citations
maturity
management
Information management
required area
poster
8 Citations
5 Citations

Machine learning and rule-based automated coding of qualitative data

Crowston, K., Liu, X. & Allen, E. E. Nov 2010 In : Proceedings of the ASIST Annual Meeting. 47

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

coding
language
learning
Learning systems
Processing
2009
6 Citations

ICIS 2008 panel report: Open access publishing to nurture the sprouts of knowledge and the future of information systems research

Avital, M., Björk, B. C., Boland, R. J., Crowston, K., Lyytinen, K. & Majchrzak, A. 2009 In : Communications of the Association for Information Systems. 24, 1, p. 509-522 14 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Information systems
Internet

Program co-chairs’ foreword

Boldyreff, C. & Crowston, K. 2009 In : IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology. 299

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

2008
43 Citations

Bug fixing practices within Free/Libre open source software development teams

Crowston, K. & Scozzi, B. 2008 In : Journal of Database Management. 19, 2, p. 1-30 30 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Open source software development
Team development
Software engineering
Open source software
Profit
33 Citations

Competency rallying for technical innovation-The case of the Virtuelle Fabrik

Katzy, B. R. & Crowston, K. Oct 2008 In : Technovation. 28, 10, p. 679-692 14 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Competency
Technical innovation
Innovation
Labels
Industry
2007

Introduction: Virtuality and virtualization

Crowston, K. & Sieber, S. 2007 In : IFIP International Federation for Information Processing. 236, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Workers
Virtuality
Virtualization
Organizational form
Work environment
113 Citations

Self-organization of teams for free/libre open source software development

Crowston, K., Li, Q., Wei, K., Eseryel, U. Y. & Howison, J. Jun 2007 In : Information and Software Technology. 49, 6, p. 564-575 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Software engineering
Open source software
28 Citations

The role of face-to-face meetings in technology-supported self-organizing distributed teams

Crowston, K., Howison, J., Masango, C. & Eseryel, U. Y. 2007 In : IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication. 50, 3, p. 185-203 19 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Distributed teams
Self-organizing
Open source software
Developer
Software engineering
2006
38 Citations

Assessing the health of open source communities

Crowston, K. & Howison, J. May 2006 In : Computer. 39, 5, p. 89-91 3 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Health
Open source software
46 Citations

Customer satisfaction with electronic service encounters

Massad, N., Heckman, R. & Crowston, K. Jun 2006 In : International Journal of Electronic Commerce. 10, 4, p. 73-104 32 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Customer satisfaction
Service encounter
Electronic services
Incidents
Customer-contact employees

Empirical studies of open source software development

Crowston, K. & Annabi, H. 2006 In : Unknown Journal. 6, p. 117 1 p., 1579525

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

94 Citations

FLOSSmole: A Collaborative Repository for FLOSS Research Data and Analyses

Howison, J., Conklin, M. & Crowston, K. 2006 In : International Journal of Information Technology and Web Engineering (IJITWE). 1, 3, p. 17-26 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Open source software
Software engineering
159 Citations

Information systems success in free and open source software development: Theory and measures

Crowston, K., Howison, J. & Annabi, H. Mar 2006 In : Software Process Improvement and Practice. 11, 2, p. 123-148 26 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Software engineering
Information systems
Open source software
2005
3 Citations

Future research on FLOSS development

Crowston, K. Oct 3 2005 In : First Monday. 10, SPEC. ISS. 2

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Future research on FLOSS development

Crowston, K. Oct 2005 In : First Monday. 2, SPEC

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

49 Citations

Introduction to the special issue: Genres of digital documents

Kwaśnik, B. H. & Crowston, K. 2005 In : Information Technology and People. 18, 2, p. 76-88 13 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

genre
Information technology
Lenses
Education
Planning