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"Text, Ties, and Videocassettes: The Coming End of the Winner-Takes-All Era", keynote speech, Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) WEB 2013, Chicago, IL, August 2013.

"High Impact IS Research", Keynote, International Conference on Information Systems Doctoral Consortium, Fudan University, Shanghai, China December 2011

"Measuring the Value of Free Goods and Services on the Internet", discussant, Workshop on Information Systems and Economics, Shanghai, China December 2011.

"Winners Take Some: The Impact of Conversion Technologies on Network Effects in Digital Goods Markets", invited presentation, Georgia Institute of Technology's IT Management Distinguished Speaker Series, Atlanta, GA, April 2008.

"Standards Competition in the Presence of Digital Conversion Technology: An Empirical Analysis of the Flash Memory Card Market." NET Institute Conference on Network Economics, New York, NY, April 2008.

"Project Management", discussion leader, GaliLead Program, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, June 2007.

"Program and Project Management", invited presentation, Allegheny Conference Executive Education Program, Pittsburgh, PA, February 2006.

"Getting Your Research Published (panel)", invited presentation, International Conference on Information Systems Doctoral Consortium, Las Vegas, NV, December 2005.

"An Academic In The Courtroom: Lessons Learned From The Microsoft Anti-Trust Trials", Pittsburgh Executive Series for Business Administration, Pittsburgh, PA, March 2005.

"Publishing HCI Research in MIS Journals (Panel)", invited presentation, Third Annual Workshop on HCI Research in MIS, Washington, DC, December 2004.

"Environmental Volatility, Development Decisions and Software Volatility: A Longitudinal Analysis", invited presentation, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, November 2004.

"Environmental Volatility, Development Decisions and Software Volatility: A Longitudinal Analysis", invited presentation, University of California, Irvine, California, November 2004.

"Environmental Volatility, Development Decisions and Software Volatility: A Longitudinal Analysis", invited presentation, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, October 2004.

"How Development Decisions Affect Product Lifecycle Volatility: A Longitudinal Study of Software Change Histories", invited presentation, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, October 2003.

"How Development Decisions Affect Product Lifecycle Volatility: A Longitudinal Study of Software Change Histories", invited presentation, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada, May 2003.

"How Development Decisions Affect Product Lifecycle Volatility: A Longitudinal Study of Software Change Histories", invited presentation, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, May 2003.

"How Development Decisions Affect Product Lifecycle Volatility: A Longitudinal Study of Software Change Histories", invited presentation, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, April 2003.

"Software Quality Management", academic director and faculty, Carnegie Mellon University Executive Education, Pittsburgh, PA, May 2001. (Simultaneous translation, English-Japanese, Japanese-English).

"Adoption of Software Process Innovations: Lessons Learned from a Program of Research on Object-Oriented Technologies", invited presentation, University of Texas McCombs School of Business, Austin, Texas, December 2000.

"Adoption of Software Process Innovations: Lessons Learned from a Program of Research on Object-Oriented Technologies", invited presentation, University of Indiana Kelley School of Business, Indianapolis, Indiana, November 2000.

"Managing Software Development", faculty, Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Evangelists for Korea, Pittsburgh, PA, June 2000.

"Modern Software Project Management", academic director and primary faculty, Carnegie Mellon University Executive Education, Pittsburgh, PA, May 2000. (Simultaneous translation, English-Japanese, Japanese-English).

"Sobering Up Empirical Software Engineering Research", The 2000 Paul Rook Memorial Lecture keynote speech, European Software Control and Metrics Conference, Munich, Germany, April 2000.

"Adoption of New Software Process Technologies: A Research Program", invited presentation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, March 2000.

"Adoption of Object-Oriented Technologies: A Research Program", invited presentation, National Research Council of Canada Seminar on Object-Oriented Software Quality, Ottawa, Canada, February 2000.

"Programs in Electronic Commerce", panel chair, Eleventh Workshop on Information Systems and Economics, Charlotte, NC, December 1999.

"Metrics for Object Oriented Software: A retrospective", invited presentation, Sixth International Symposium on Software Metrics, Boca Raton, FL, November 1999.

"Adoption of New Software Process Technologies: A Research Program", invited presentation, Faculty of Commerce, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, June 1999. 

"Successful Adoption of New Software Process Technologies", invited presentation, University of Melbourne Business School, Melbourne, Australia, June 1999.

"Managing Software Project Risk", University of Melbourne Business School, invited presentation, Melbourne, Australia, June 1999.

"Sobering Up Software Engineering Research", keynote lecture, Third Annual Empirical Applications of Software Engineering, Staffordshire, England, UK, April 1999.

"Adoption of New Software Process Technologies: A Research Program", invited presentation, Case Western Reserve University, November 1998.

"Adoption of New Software Process Technologies", invited presentation, Pennsylvania State University, September 1998.

"Software Measurement in Action", invited presentation, MIT Center for Information Systems Research, Cambridge, MA, June 1998. 

"A Longitudinal Empirical Analysis of Software Evolution", International Workshop on Principles of Software Evolution, Kyoto, Japan, April 1998.

"Adoption of New Software Process Technologies", invited presentation, University of Dayton Distinguished Speaker Series, April 1998.

"Adoption of New Software Process Technologies", invited presentation, Software Engineering Institute SPIN Lecture, March 1998.

"Software Reuse: Theory and Practice", invited presentation, MIT Center for Information Systems Research, Cambridge, MA, June 1997. 

"Empirical Studies of Software Maintenance: A Research Program" invited presentation, UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Management Information Systems Colloquium, Los Angeles, California, April 1997.

"Managing Emerging Technologies: The Case of Object Orientation", invited seminar, University of Virginia Center for the Management of Information Technology, Charlottesville, VA, July 1996.

"Why is Software so Hard?", inaugural David M. Roderick lecture, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, May 1996.

"Object-Oriented Systems: Who's Adopting, Why, and How", invited presentation, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong, April 1996.

"The Illusory Diffusion of Software Process Innovations: An Examination of Assimilation Gaps", invited presentation, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong, April 1996.

"Measuring the Unmeasurable", keynote presentation, Bournemouth Metrics Workshop, Bournemouth, United Kingdom, April 1996.

"Competing Through Information Technology Standards: Surviving the Standards Jungle", keynote presentation, IEEE International Engineering Management Conference, Singapore, June 1995.

"Improving Software Engineering Management through Measurement" invited tutorial, IEEE International Engineering Management Conference, Singapore, June 1995.

"Network Externalities in Microcomputer Software: An Econometric Analysis of the Spreadsheet Market", invited presentation, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, February 1995.

"Metrics for Object-Oriented Software Engineering: A Managerial Perspective", invited presentation, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, February 1995.

"Metrics for Object-Oriented Software Engineering: A Managerial Perspective", invited presentation, Naval Post-graduate School, Monterey, California, January 1995.

"Metrics for Object-Oriented Software Engineering: A Managerial Perspective", invited presentation, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, January 1995.

"Metrics for Object-Oriented Software Engineering: A Managerial Perspective", invited presentation, Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, December 1994.

"Metrics for Object-Oriented Software Engineering: A Managerial Perspective", invited presentation, University of Rochester Simon School, Rochester, New York, November 1994.

"Remembering the past, embracing the future", featured guest speaker, Pine-Richland High School Commencement Exercises, June 1994. 

"Network Externalities in Microcomputer Software: An Econometric Analysis of the Spreadsheet Market", invited presentation, Wharton School Operations and Information Management Department, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March, 1994.

"Determinants of the Demand for Microcomputer Software: An Econometric Analysis of the Microcomputer Spreadsheet Market", 14th International Conference on Information Systems, Orlando, Florida, December 1993.

"Network Externalities in Microcomputer Software: An Econometric Analysis of the Spreadsheet Market", 5th Workshop on Information Systems and Economics, Orlando, Florida, December 1993.

"MOOSE: Metrics for Object-Oriented Systems Environments", 4th International Conference on Applications of Software Measurement, Orlando, Florida, November 1993.

"Network Externalities in Microcomputer Software: An Econometric Analysis of the Spreadsheet Market", invited presentation, Naval Post-Graduate School Seminar, Monterey, California, October 1993.

"Network Externalities in Microcomputer Software: An Econometric Analysis of the Spreadsheet Market", invited presentation, Carnegie Mellon University Graduate School of Industrial Administration Seminar, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 1993.

"Network Externalities in Microcomputer Software: An Econometric Analysis of the Spreadsheet Market", invited presentation, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Seminar, Stanford, California, October 1993.

"Network Externalities in Microcomputer Software: An Econometric Analysis of the Spreadsheet Market", invited presentation, University of Southern California School of Business Administration Seminar, Los Angeles, California, October 1993.

"Network Externalities in Microcomputer Software: An Econometric Analysis of the Spreadsheet Market", invited presentation, University of California-Center for Research on Information Technology and Organizations Seminar, Irvine, California, October 1993.

"Determinants of the Demand for Microcomputer Software: An Econometric Analysis of the Microcomputer Spreadsheet Market", invited presentation, Georgia State University CIS Colloquium, Atlanta, Georgia, September 1993.

"Determinants of the Demand for Microcomputer Software: An Econometric Analysis of the Microcomputer Spreadsheet Market", invited presentation, Boston University MIS Seminar Series, Boston, Massachusetts, September 1993.

"Integration of economic theory and information technology teaching", invited presentation, Fagintegrationsdag, Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 1993.

"Determinants of the Demand for Microcomputer Software: An Econometric Analysis of the Microcomputer Spreadsheet Market", invited presentation, Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 1993.

"Measurements of Software Delivery", plenary speaker, XVI Taller de Ingeneria de Sistemas, Santiago, Chile, July 1993.  (Simultaneous translation, Spanish-English, English-Spanish).

"Metrics for Object Oriented System Environments", invited presentation, XVI Taller de Ingeneria de Sistemas, Santiago, Chile, July 1993.  (Simultaneous translation, Spanish-English, English-Spanish).

"Adoption of Software Engineering Process Innovations: The Case of Object-Orientation", invited presentation, Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration Seminar, Boston, Massachusetts, April, 1993.

"Computerized Loan Origination Systems: A Case Study of the Electronic Markets Hypothesis", 26th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Maui, Hawaii, January 1993. 

Discussant, "A Comparison of Albrecht's Function Point and Symon's Mark II Metrics", Thirteenth Annual International Conference on Information Systems, Dallas, Texas, December 1992. 

Session chair, "Economics of Software Contracting", Fourth Workshop on Information Systems and Economics, Dallas, Texas, December 1992.

"Software Development Measurement and Performance Evaluation", invited presentation, Centre de recherche Informatique de Montreal, Montreal, Canada, December 1992.

"Reliability of Function Points Measurement: A Field Experiment", invited presentation, Wharton School Decision Sciences Department, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 1992.

"Adoption of Software Engineering Process Innovations: The Case of Object-Orientation", invited presentation, Faculty of Commerce, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, November 1992.

"Software Development Measurement and Performance Evaluation", invited presentation, Fujitsu Centre for Managing Information Technology in Organizations, Australian Graduate School of Management, Sydney, Australia, November, 1992.

"Adoption of Software Engineering Process Innovations: The Case of Object-Orientation", invited presentation, University of Melbourne Graduate School of Management, Melbourne, Australia, November 1992.

"Managing software delivery by measurement", one day seminar, Key Centre for Strategic Management, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia, November 1992.

"Recent Work in Agency Theory and Information Systems Management", invited presentation, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, November 1992.

"Software Development Measurement and Performance Evaluation", invited presentation, Information Management Research Centre, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, November 1992.

"Adoption of Software Engineering Process Innovations: The Case of Object-Orientation", invited presentation, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, November 1992.

"Adoption of Software Engineering Process Innovations: The Case of Object-Orientation", invited presentation, UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Management Information Systems Colloquium, Los Angeles, California, October 1992.

"Bridging the Gap between Research and Practice in Software Engineering Management: Reflections on the Staffing Factors Paradox", Invited position paper, Dagstuhl Workshop on Experimental Software Engineering Issues, Dagstuhl, Germany, September 1992

"Reliability of Function Points Measurement: A Field Experiment", MITRE-Washington Economic Analysis Center Conference on Analytical Methods in Software Engineering Economics II, McLean, Virginia, July 1992.

"Reliability of Function Points Measurement: A Field Experiment", European Software Cost Modelling Meeting, Munich, Germany, May 1992.

"Software Development Measurement and Performance Evaluation", invited presentation, Banca d'Italia, Rome, Italy, May 1992. 

Panel chair, "Current Research on Economics and Information Systems: A Report from the WISE Preconference Meeting" 12th International Conference on Information Systems, New York, NY, December 1991.

"Reliability of Function Points Measurement: A Field Experiment", invited presentation, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business Research Seminar, Chicago, Illinois, November, 1991.

"Performance Evaluation Metrics for Information Systems Development: A Principal-Agent Model", invited presentation, ORSA/TIMS Joint National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, November 1991. 

"Reliability of Function Points Measurement: A Field Experiment", invited presentation, University of Texas IS Lectureship Series, Austin, TX, October 1991.

"Measurement for Improved Software Development", invited presentation, AT&T Bell Labs, Naperville, IL, June 1991.

"Measurement for Improved Software Development", invited presentation, Credit Suisse Management Forum, Zurich, Switzerland, May 1991.

"Reliability of Function Points Measurement: A Field Experiment", invited presentation, University of Rochester, William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration Computer and Information Systems Seminar, Rochester, NY, April 1991.

"Reliability of Function Points Measurement: A Field Experiment", invited presentation, The Institute of Management Sciences, Boston Chapter Seminar, Boston, MA, March 1991.

"Software Development Measurement and Performance Evaluation", Invited Speaker, Danish Technological Institute Information Technology Strategy Symposium, Taastrup, Denmark, December 1990.

"An Agency Theory View of the Management of End-User Computing", 11th International Conference on Information Systems, Copenhagen, Denmark, December 1990.

"Function Points Measurement Reliability: Results of an Empirical Study", Feature Speaker, International Function Point Users Group Fall Conference, San Antonio, Texas, October 1990.

"Reliability of Function Points Measurement: A Field Experiment", invited presentation, University of California-Irvine Information and Computer Science Colloquium Series, Irvine, California, September 1990.

"Software Productivity and Complexity Modeling: An Empirical Study of Software Development and Maintenance Projects", TIMS / ORSA 29th Joint National Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 1990.

"Function Point Measurement Reliability: Preliminary Results", Feature Speaker, International Function Point User Group Spring Conference, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, April 1990.

"Tools for Measuring and Improving Maintenance Productivity", invited presentation, Software Engineering Symposium 90, Milan, Italy, February 1990.  (Simultaneous translation, Italian-English, English-Italian).

Session chair, "Software Testing and Maintainability", 10th International Conference on Information Systems, Boston, Massachusetts, December 1989.

"Performance Evaluation of IS Development Manager-Agents", (with R. Banker), First Workshop on Information Systems and Economics, Cambridge, MA, December 1989.

"Research in Software Engineering Management", International Financial Services Research Center, London, England, UK, September 1989.

"A Quantitative Analysis of Software Engineering Practice and Performance in the United States and Japan", TIMS XXIX, Osaka, Japan, July 1989.

"Effective Measurement and Modeling of Software Maintenance Productivity", invited presentation, Annual Meeting and Conference of the Software Maintenance Association, Atlanta, Georgia, May 1989.

"Measurement and Modeling for Improved Software Maintenance Management", invited presentation, Software Engineering Symposium 89, Milan, Italy, January 1989.  (Simultaneous translation, Italian-English, English-Italian).

"An Agent-theoretic Perspective on the Management on Information Systems", with V. Gurbaxani, 22nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, January 1989.

"An Agenda for Research in the Managerial Evaluation of Computer-Aided Software Engineering Tool Impacts", 22nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, January 1989.

Panel chair, "Debates on the Value of Agency Theory to Research in Management Information Systems" 9th International Conference on Information Systems, Minneapolis, Minnesota, December 1988.

Panel member, "Modeling the Software Maintenance Process: I/O Summary Models" IEEE Conference on Software Maintenance, Phoenix, Arizona, October 1988.

Panel member, "How do we evaluate the use of CASE?", Second International Workshop on Computer-Aided Software Engineering, Boston, Massachusetts, July 1988.

"Software Production Economics: Theoretical Models and Practical Tools", 27th ACM Technical Symposium, Gaithersburg, Maryland, June 1988.

"Models for Software Development Management", invited presentation at the Boston Chapter of the Association for Systems Management, Boston, Massachusetts, April 1988.

"Scale Economies in New Software Development", invited presentation at the University of Minnesota Management Information Systems Workshop, Minneapolis, Minnesota, January 1988.

"Models for Software Development Management", invited presentation at the University of Minnesota Management Information Systems Research Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, January 1988.

"Factors Affecting Software Maintenance Productivity: An Exploratory Study", 8th International Conference on Information Systems, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, December 1987.

"Cost Estimation for Software Management", invited presentation at the Royal Aeronautical Society's Management of Major Software Projects Symposium, London, England, UK, November 1987.

"An Empirical Validation of Software Cost Estimation Models", Software Engineering Institute COCOMO User's Group Meeting, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, November 1987.

"Factors Affecting Software Maintenance Productivity", invited presentation at the UCLA Computers & Information Systems Colloquium, Los Angeles, California, May 1987.

"An Empirical Validation of Software Cost Estimation Models", 7th International Conference on Information Systems, San Diego, California, December 1986.

"Productivity in Software Maintenance", invited presentation at the Nippon Univac Kaisha, Ltd. Advanced Technology Seminar, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, September 1986. (Simultaneous translation, English-Japanese, Japanese-English).