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Jakob Iversen

Ph.D. Computer Science. Aalborg University, 2000
Associate Professor
Director, Information Technology Services
Office: Sage 2442
Office Phone: 920-424-0166
Expertise: Management Information Systems, E-business/E-commerce, Agile Software Development, Software Process Improvement, Mobile App Development

Dr. Iversen's expertise is in software process improvement, including requirements management, project planning, project management, risk management, metrics, maturity assessments. He has taught seminars and workshops in these areas, and has conducted research in a number of different companies. Dr. Iversen's research aims at studying and improving software development processes in collaboration with companies. A recent focus for his research and teaching has been in the area of mobile app development and usage.

Selected Publications and Accomplishments

Journal Articles

  • Iversen, J., Dishaw, M.T., Eierman, M., & Philip, G.C. (2013). An Examination of the Characteristics Impacting Collaborative Tool Efficacy: The Uncanny Valley of Collaborative Tools. Journal of Information Technology Education: Research.
  • Iversen, J., Dishaw, M.T., Eierman, M., & Philip, G.C. (2011). Wiki or Word? Evaluating Tools for Collaborative Writing and Editing. Journal of Information Systems Education.
  • Iversen, J., & Eierman, M. (2009). When IT Slows Down the Pace of Change: Upgrading Business Systems at Braebill Company. Journal of Cases on Information Technology (JCIT).
  • Iversen, J., & Ngwenyama, O. (2006). Problems In Measuring Effectiveness In Software Process Improvement: A Longitudinal Study Of Organizational Change In Danske Data. International Journal Of Information Management.
  • Iversen, J., Mathiassen, L., & Nielsen, P.A. (2004). Managing Risk In Software Process Improvement: An Action Research Approach. MIS Quarterly 28(3).
  • Iversen, J., & Mathiassen, L. (2003). Cultivation And Engineering Of A Software Metrics Program. Information Systems Journal.
  • Iversen, J., & Norbjerg, J. (1999). Situated Assessment of Problems in Software Development. The DATABASE for Advances in Information Systems.

Book

  • Iversen, J., & Eierman, M. (2013). Learning Mobile App Development: A Hands-on Guide to Building Apps with Android and iOS. Pearson.

Book Chapters

  • Iversen, J., Mathiassen, L., & Nielsen, P.A. (2006). Building IT Risk Management Approaches: An Action Research Method. Hershey, PA: Idea Group Inc..
  • Iversen, J., & Kautz, K. (2001). Principles Of Metrics Implementation. in L. Mathiassen, J. Pries-Heje & O. Ngwenyama (Eds.), Improving Software Organizations: From Principles To Practice. Redwood City, CA: Addison-Wesley.
  • Andersen, C.V., Arent, J., Bank, S., & Iversen, J. (2001). Project Assessment. in L. Mathiassen, J. Pries-Heje & O. Ngwenyama (Eds.), Improving Software Organizations: From Principles To Practice. Redwood City, CA: Addison-Wesley.
  • Iversen, J., Mathiassen, L., & Nielsen, P.A. (2001). Risk Management In Process Action Teams. in L. Mathiassen, J. Pries-Heje & O. Ngwenyama (Eds.), Improving Software Organizations: From Principles To Practice. Redwood City, CA: Addison-Wesley.
  • Iversen, J., Johansen, J., Nielsen, L.B., & Nielsen, P.A. (2001). The Adolescent Effort. Redwood City, CA: Addison-Wesley.
  • Iversen, J., Nielsen, P.A., & Norbjerg, J. (2001). What's The Problem In SPI. Redwood City, CA: Addison-Wesley.

Conferences

  • Iversen, J., & Eierman, M. Fitting Mobile in the IS Curriculum. Paper presented at Midwest AIS, "MWAIS" Green Bay, WI. May 2012.
  • Philip, G.C. , Iversen, J., Eierman, M., & Dishaw, M.T. Wiki or Word? Evaluating Tools for Collaborative Editing and Teamwork. Paper presented at Midwest AIS Conference 2008, "Midwest Association of Information Systems (MWAIS)" Eau Claire, WI. May 2008.
  • Eierman, M., & Iversen, J. Teaching User Interface Design: An Important Addition to the Information Systems Curriculum. Paper presented at Midwest AIS Conference 2008, "Midwest Association of Information Systems (MWAIS)" Eau Claire, Wisconsin. May 2008.

Grants

  • External. (2007). "Investigating Wikis in Courses and Cross-Campus Collaborations in the UWS" Awarded by Learning Technology Development Council. Teaching and Learning Scholarship. Co-investigator(s): Nancy Chick and Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz.
  • COBA Summer. (2005). "Developing an Advanced Object-Oriented Software Development Course" Teaching and Learning Scholarship. Co-investigator(s): Michael E. Eierman.
  • FDB Research. (2000). "Establishing Collaboration Between University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and Aalborg University, Denmark" Awarded by Vander Putten International Fund. Teaching and Learning Scholarship.

Professional Presentations

  • Iversen, J., & Eierman, M. 2013. Other: Trends in Mobile Technology. Presented to UW Oshkosh MBA, Northcentral Technical College, and Partnership for Progressive Agriculture.
  • Iversen, J., & Eierman, M. 2013. Other: Trends in Mobile Technology. Presented to UW Oshkosh MBA.
  • Iversen, J. 2004. Other: Extreme Programming. Presented to AITP.

Service

  • Academic Professional: Journal of Midwest AIS, Editor, Associate Editor, March 2014 - Present

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