Kevin G Crowston

Distinguished Professor of Information Science, Associate Dean for Research

  • 4939 Citations
  • 30 h-Index from Scopus
1987 …2019

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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: Contribution to journalArticle

Information technology
pragmatics
infrastructure
organizations
employee
Communication
Open source software
Computer peripheral equipment
Innovation

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Research Design
Fantasy
Crowdsourcing
Learning
Intrinsic
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: Contribution to journalArticle

LIGO (observatory)
detectors
gravitational waves
machine learning
sensitivity
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: Contribution to journalArticle

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 In : Information and Management.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open source software
Core-periphery
Software engineering
Intimacy
Software
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: Contribution to journalArticle

Open source software
Software
Software engineering
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: Contribution to journalArticle

Industry
Information systems
Association reactions

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: Contribution to journalArticle

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Earth (planet)
discontinuity
Arachnoiditis
Cerebellar Ataxia
Lenses
2 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: Contribution to journalArticle

market
Intermediaries
Industry
real estate
transaction
15 Citations

Surveying the citizen science landscape

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

citizen
science
project
Surveying
Internet
2014
32 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Team work
Open source
Participant observation
Usefulness
Contingency
3 Citations
communication technology
Information and communication technology
Communication
real estate
work
4 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Introduction to digital and social media track

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Open source software
Tactics
Electronic mail
Software engineering
Fires
2013

Minitrack introduction: Open movements

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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: Contribution to journalArticle

2012
167 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Open source software
Software development
Software engineering
Empirical research
Longitudinal study
41 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: Contribution to journalArticle

122 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: Contribution to journalArticle

education
managers
ecology
science and technology
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: Contribution to journalArticle

language
text
coding
data analysis
human being
2011
11 Citations
data
Information management
practice
model
maturity

Introduction to the documenting work and working documents minitrack

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Introduction to the open movements minitrack

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Information and communication technology
Communication
Work environment
Discontinuity
Employees
10 Citations
adoption
scientist
research
infrastructure
theory
73 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Electric network analysis
Information systems
Information technology
2010
1 Citations
data
Information management
maturity
model
required area
8 Citations
Open source software
4 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: Contribution to journalArticle

data
Learning systems
coding
language
learning
2009
5 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Information systems
Internet

Program co-chairs’ foreword

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Open source software
Profit
Codification
Software development
Software engineering
32 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Competency
Innovation
Labels
Industry
Technological innovation
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: Contribution to journalArticle

Workers
Work environment
Employees
Virtuality
Information and communication technology
110 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Open source software
Software engineering
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: Contribution to journalArticle

Open source software
Software engineering
Wisdom
Interaction
2006
37 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: Contribution to journalArticle

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Service encounter
Employees
Customer satisfaction
Content analysis
Business strategy

Empirical studies of open source software development

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Software engineering
Open source software
5 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Open source software
Software engineering
156 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Open source software
Information systems
Software engineering
2005

Future research on FLOSS development

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open source software
3 Citations

Future research on FLOSS development

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open source software
47 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: Contribution to journalArticle

genre
document
Information technology
Lenses
Education

Letter to the Editor

DeMaggio, D., Howison, J. & Crowston, K. Apr 4 2005 In : First Monday. 10, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

letter to the editor