Lakshmi Iyer

Associate Professor and Director of ISSCM Graduate Programs

Professional Service

AIS Council:                   Vice President of AIS SIGs and Colleges: July 2016-June 2019

Counselor:                       2016 AMCIS Conference Junior Faculty Consortium, San Diego, CA.

External Evaluator:       2016, Academic Program Review of the Department of Information Technology  and                                                            Decision Sciences (ITDS) in the College of Business at University of North Texas (UNT).

Program Co-Chair:       2015 Business Analytics Congress, Exploring the Analytics Frontier, December 2015,                                                           Fort Worth Texas.

Program Committee:   2015 AMCIS Conference, August 2015, San Juan, Peurto-Rico; Emergent Research Forum                                                    Co-Chair. Introduced a multi-mode presentation Slam Presentation/Video/Posters

Track Chair:                 Decision Analytics and Support, 2015 International Conference on Information Systems                                                     (ICIS), Fort Worth, Texas

Co-Chair                           AIS Task Force on Women in IS. 2013-2015.

President and

Conference Chair:        Global Information Technology & Management Association 2014-15. 16th Annual GITMA                                                  Conference, St. Louis, MO, June 2015.

Vice-President:              Global Information Technology & Management Association 2013-14.

Program Co-Chair:     2014 Pre-ICIS SIG Decision Support and Analytics Workshop,  “Building a Better World                                                     through Analytics and Collaboration”, December 2014,  Auckland, New Zealand.

Program Committee:  2014 AMCIS Conference, August 2014, Savanah, GA,

Tutorials and  Workshops Co-chair.

External Evaluator:     2012, Comprehensive program review, Bachelor of Business Administration                                                                            in Information Security and Assurance (BBA-ISA) Program with the Department of                                                              Information Systems in Coles College of Business, Kennesaw State University (KSU).

Chair:                               Special Interest Group in Decision Support Systems (SIGDSS). 2013-14. Responsible for                                                     transitioning the SIG to Decision Support and Analytics (SIGDSA), Spring 2014.

Vice-Chair:                     Special Interest Group in Decision Support Systems (SIGDSS). 2012-13.

Program Chair:            Special Interest Group in Decision Support Systems (SIGDSS). 2011-12.

Program Chair-elect:   SIGDSS, 2010-2011.

Program Committee:    Design Science Research on Information Systems and Technology (DESRIST)

                                               2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.

Program Committee:    DIGIT Pre-ICIS Workshop, 2009.

Board Member:              Teradata University Network (, TUN) 2005-current.

Board Member

& STEM Coordinator:  American Association of University Women, Greensboro Branch, 2012-Current.

 Advisory/Editorial Board Member

  • 2013- present. Association of University Women Greensboro Branch. Board Member
  • 2014-Present. Global Information Technology Management Association, Board Member
  • 2006-present. Teradata University/Student Network (TUN/TSN). Advisory Board Member.
  • 2003-2004: Special Interest Group Semantic Web and Information Systems (International).
  • 2008-2010 International Editorial Review Board Member. International Journal of E-Politics (IJEP).
  • Board member of AIS SIG on Semantic Web and Information Systems (SIGSEMIS).

 Editorial Services:     

  • Lead Co-editor (with Drs. A. Gupta, A. Deokar, R. Sharda and D. Schrader) Special Issue of Information Systems Frontiers on “Big Data and Analytics for a Better World,” (forthcoming 2016)
  • Co-editor (with Drs. Rahul Singh and Al Salam) Special section on Semantic E-Business for Communications of the ACM, December 2005.
  • Co-editor (with Dr. Al Salam) for the Special Issue of Journal of Ecommerce Research on Exchange Relationship in the Digital Economy. July 2002.


  • Information and Management (I&M)
  • European Journal of Information System (EJIS)
  • Journal of Association for Information Systems (JAIS)
  • National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Small Group Research, Decision Support Systems
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Journal of Electronic Commerce Research (JECR)
  • Journal of Global Information Technology Management (JGITM).
  • Naval Research Logistics
  • Global Information Technology Management (GITM) Conference (since 2001)
  • Decision Sciences Institute National Meetings (1993-2006).
  • Americas Conference on Information Systems (since 1999).
  • International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Charlotte, NC, December 1999.
  • Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) conference (2000, 2001).
  • Palo Alto Software.
  • Prentice Hall
  • Addison Wesley
  • John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • The Internet Encyclopedia (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.)
  • Media Technology (for Palo Alto Software)
  • Papers Presented in “Operations Research: Methods, Models and Applications”. A Conference in Honor of Dr. Gerald L. Thompson On the Occasion of His 70th Birthday in Pittsburgh, PA, October 1993.      



  • Pre-ICIS Workshop Co-Chair, “Reshaping Society through Analytics, Collaboration, and Decision Support: Role of BI and Social Media” – A Special Interest Group on Decision Support, Knowledge, and Data Management Systems (SIGDSS) Workshop on Sunday, December 15, 2013 in Milan, Italy
  • GITMA Conference, 2013, Program Co-Chair, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • AMCIS 2012, SIGDSS Track Co-Chair, Seattle, WA.
  • Business Intelligence Congress, Pre-ICIS Conference, Research Track Co-chair, 2009, 2010 and 2012.
  • Design Science Research
  • AMCIS Conference 2004 to 2007, Semantic e-Business, Mini-track Co-Chair.
  • GITMA Conference, IT in Health/Privacy Security Issues in eHealth Track, 2009/2010.
  • GITMA Conference, Mobile Commerce Track, 2005, 2007.
  • GITMA Conference, Global Electronic Commerce Track, 2001 to 2004.
  • Co-chair for the Session entitled “Mathematical Programming and Software”. Decision Sciences Institute 24th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, November 21-23, 1993.
  • Iyer, L.S., “Selecting MIS Integration Strategies for Business Acquisitions: A Case of Horizontal Type,” in session entitled IS Strategy at the Decision Sciences Institute National Meeting, Las Vegas, November 1998.
  • Sundaram (Iyer), L., “Applications of Mathematical Programming,” Decision Sciences Institute National Meeting, Washington DC. November 1993.
  • Sundaram, L., “Integer and Linear Programming,” Decision Sciences Institute National Meeting, Washington DC, November 1993.