Prof. David Schwartz

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Prof. David Schwartz
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Prof. David G. Schwartz’s career spans both academia and business.  David is professor of information systems, and former vice-chairman, at the Graduate School of Business Administration of Bar-Ilan University, Israel.  His research has appeared in publications such as Information Systems Research, IEEE Intelligent Systems, International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, IEEE Transactions on Professional Communications, JASIST, Review of Marketing Science, Kybernetes, and the Journal of Organizational Behavior. His books include Cooperating Heterogeneous Systems; Internet-Based Knowledge Management and Organizational Memory; and the Encyclopedia of Knowledge Management, now in its second edition.  David has been a visiting scholar at Columbia University, Department of Biomedical Informatics (2004) and Monash University, Faculty of Information Technology (2007-8).  In 2016 he been awarded a Visiting Erskine Fellowship at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand as well as a Visiting Scholar position at Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia. From 1998 to 2011 he served as editor-in-chief of the journal Internet Research and is currently an Associate Editor of the European Journal of Information Systems. His main research interests are Cybersecurity, mHealth, Knowledge Management, Social Network Analysis, and Computer-mediated Communications.

David has served on the Board of Directors of multiple public companies including Psagot Investment House, Israel's leading investment house with over $35B assets under management (Acquired by APAX Partners, 2010); Cham Foods Ltd. (TASE), a multinational producer of ingredients for the food and nutriceutical industries; C.I. Systems (TASE) a producer of electro-optic systems for the military and semiconductor industries; and Copernic (NASDAQ: CNIC), an Internet search innovator (Acquired by DecisionPoint Systems/DPNI, 2010). For the past two decades David has been active in Israel’s world-class venture capital industry first identifying potential investments for a number of leading VC funds and then founding Apropos IT Ventures, an early-stage technology investment fund, serving as managing member of the partnership and chief investment officer.  Prof. Schwartz received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Case Western Reserve University, USA; MBA from McMaster University, Canada; and B.Sc. from the University of Toronto, Canada.

Research

mHealth

Knowledge Management 

Social Network Analysis

Cybersecurity

Electronic Business 

Intelligent Systems 

Internet Technology 

Computer-mediated Communication

Publications

 

Books and Edited Collections

  1. Schwartz, D.G., and Te’eni, D., Encyclopedia of Knowledge Management, 2nd Edition, IGI Reference, Hershey:PA, 2011.
  2. Schwartz, D.G., Encyclopedia of Knowledge Management, Idea Group Publishing, Hershey:PA, 2006.
  3. Schwartz, D.G., Divitini, M., and Brasethvik, T., Internet-based Organizational Memory and Knowledge Management, Idea Group Publishing, 2000.
  4. Schwartz, D.G., Divitini, M., and Brasethvik, T., Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Innovative Internet Information Systems, Norwegian Institute of Science and Technology, 1998.
  5. Schwartz, D.G., Cooperating Heterogeneous Systems, Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science, Springer US, 1995.

Refereed Artcles

  1. Schwartz, D.G., Yahav, I., and Silverman, G. News Censorship in Online Social Networks: A Study of Circumvention in the Commentsphere, Journal of the Association of Information Science and Technology (JASIST), forthcoming 2016.
  2. Matilainen, S., Schwartz, D.G., and Zeleznikow, J., Facebook and the elderly: The Benefits of Social Media Adoption for Aged Care Facility Residents, International Conference on Group Decision & Negotiation, Bellingham, WA, USA, June 2016
  3. Cascavilla, G., Conti, M., Schwartz, D.G., and Yahav, I. , Revealing Censored Information through Comments and Commenters in Online Social Networks, Submitted: IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining, Paris, August 2015.
  4. Schwartz, D.G., Bellou, A., Garcia-Castrillo, L., Papadopoulos, N., and Muraro, A., Towards Chronic Emergency Response Communities for Anaphylaxis, 15th IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration, San Francisco, August 2014.
  5. Yahav, I., Schwartz, D.G., and Silverman, G., Detecting Unintentional Information Leakage in Social Media News Comments, 15th IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration, San Francisco, August 2014.
  6. Schwartz, D.G, Research Commentary – The Disciplines of Information: Lessons from the History of the Discipline of Medicine, Information Systems Research, Vol. 25, No. 2,  205-221, 2014.
  7. Schwartz, D.G., Enhancing Knowledge Marketplaces through a Theory of Knowledge Measurement, in F.J. Martinez-Lopez (Editor) Handbook of Strategic e-Business Management, Progress in IS Series, Springer-Verlag:Berlin,  735-748, 2014.
  8. Sadan, Z., and Schwartz, D.G., Social Network Analysis for Cluster-Based IP Spam Reputation, Information Management and Computer Security, Vol. 20, No.4, 281-295, 2012.
  9. Paredes-Moreno, A., Martínez-López, F.J., and Schwartz, D.G., The Semantic Integration Of Information: A Business Ontology Proposal With Semantic Interoperability, in M.M. Cruz-Cunha and J.E. Varajão (eds) E-Business Issues Challenges and Opportunities for SMEs: Driving Competitiveness, Hershey: IGI, 224- 246, 2011.
  10. Molov, B. and Schwartz, D.G., Towards an Integrated Strategy for Intercultural Dialogue: Computer-mediated Communication and Face to Face, Journal of Intercultural Communication Research, Vol. 39, No. 3, 207-224, 2011.  
  11. Sadan, Z., and Schwartz, D.G., Social Network Analysis of Web Links to Eliminate False Positives in Collaborative Anti-spam Systems, Journal of Network and Computer Applications, Vol. 34, No. 5, 1717-1723, 2011.
  12. Paredes-Moreno, A., Martínez-López, F.J., and Schwartz, D.G., A Methodology For The Semi-Automatic Creation Of Data-Driven Detailed Business Ontologies, Information Systems, Elsevier, Vol. 35, No. 7, 758-773, 2010.
  13. Schwartz, D.G., The Internet in Six Words or Less, Internet Research, 20th Anniversary Special Issue (Invited Paper), Vol. 20, No. 4, 2010.
  14. Sadan, Z., and Schwartz, D.G., Whitescript: Using Social Network Analysis Parameters to Balance between Browser Usability and Malware Exposure, Computers & Security, Vol. 30, No. 1, 4-12, 2010.
  15. Zimmerman, E, Schwartz, D.G., Amichai-Hamburger, Y., Cafton, N., Jeffery, K.G., Science Wikis and Current Research Information Systems, Wikiwars Conference on critical insights and experiences on the Wikipedia, Bangalore, India, January 2010.
  16. Schwartz, D.G. and Tauber, D., Toward a Maturity Model for Knowledge Management Systems Integration, Annals of Information Systems, Vol. 4, 59-78, 2009.
  17. Guo, T., Schwartz, D.G., Burstein, F., and Linger, H., Codifying Collaborative Knowledge: Using Wikipedia as a Basis for Automated Ontology Learning, Knowledge Management Research & Practice, Vol. 7, 206-217, 2009.
  18. Balachander, S., Kannan, K., and Schwartz D.G., A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis of Alternate Auction Policies for Search Advertisements, Review of Marketing Science, Vol. 7, 1-49, 2009.
  19. Schwartz, D.G., and Te’eni, D., The Impact of Computer Mediated Communication on Knowledge Transfer and Organizational Form, in I. Becerra-Fernandez and D. Leidner (eds.) Knowledge Management: An Evolutionary View of the Field, Advances in Management Information Systems (AMIS), Vol. 12, New York:M.E. Sharpe, 2008.
  20. Schwartz, D.G., The Impact of Semantic Information Management on e-Business, International Journal of Business Environment, Special Issue on Marketing Transformations to the New E-Business Environment, Vol. 2, No 2, 168-187, 2008.
  21. Zaidman, N., Te'eni, D. and Schwartz, D.G., Information Systems as Discourse Systems: Understanding the Role of Computer Mediated Communication in Multinationals, Journal of Communication Management, Vol. 12, No. 3, 267-277, 2008.
  22. Zaidman, N., Schwartz, D.G., and Te’eni, D., Challenges to ICT Implementation in Multinationals, Education Business and Society: Contemporary Middle Eastern Issues. Vol. 1, No. 4, 2008.
  23. Schwartz, D.G., A Birds-eye View of Knowledge Management: Creating a disciplined whole from many interdisciplinary parts, in M. Jennex (editor), Knowledge Management in Modern Organizations, 18-29, 2007.
  24. Schwartz, D.G., Integrating Knowledge Transfer and Computer Mediated Communication: Categorizing barriers and possible responses, Knowledge Management Research and Practice, Vol. 5, 249-259, 2007.
  25. Schwartz, D.G. and Sadan, Z., Strip-mining the Web with SAIM: A System for the Analysis of Instant Messages, International Journal of Business Data Communications and Networking, Vol. 2, No 2, 1-20, 2006.
  26. Schwartz, D.G., An Aristotelian View of Knowledge Management, in D.G. Schwartz (editor) Encyclopedia of Knowledge Management, Idea Group Publishing, 10-16, 2006.
  27. Schwartz, D.G., Knowledge Management as a Layered Multi-disciplinary Pursuit, in D.G. Schwartz (editor) Encyclopedia of Knowledge Management, Idea Group Publishing, 2006.
  28. Tauber, D. and Schwartz, D.G., Integrating Knowledge Management with the Systems Analysis Process, in D.G. Schwartz (editor) Encyclopedia of Knowledge Management, Idea Group Publishing, 259-266, 2006.
  29. Yaniv, E. and Schwartz, D.G., Organizational Attention, in D.G. Schwartz (editor) Encyclopedia of Knowledge Management, Idea Group Publishing, 728-733, 2006.
  30. Schwartz, David G., Towards Measuring Equivalence in Knowledge Management Systems, Conference on Information Science Technology and Management, Chandigarh, 2006.
  31. Schwartz, D.G., Computer Mediated Communication and Knowledge Transfer: Categorizing and modeling barriers, Conference on Information Science Technology and Management, Chandigarh, 2006.
  32. Schwartz, D.G., and Schreiber, Z., Semantic Information Management with a Common Business Language”, in L. C. Rivero, J. H. Doorn, V. E. Ferraggine (Editors) Encyclopedia of Database Technologies and Applications, Idea Group Publishing, 593-600, 2005.
  33. Schwartz, D.G., The Emerging Discipline of Knowledge Management, International Journal of Knowledge Management, Vol.1, No. 2, 1-11, 2005.
  34. Schwartz, D.G., On Managing the Knowledge of Knowledge Management, Americas Conference on Information Systems, New York, 2004.
  35. Schwartz, D.G., When Bad Email Happens to Good People – A case of information technology mismanagement, in A. Sagie, M. Koslowsky, and S. Stashevsky (Editors) Misbehaviour And Dysfunctional Attitudes In Organizations, Palgrave/McMillan Publishing, 138-153, 2003.
  36. Schwartz, D.G., Open IS Semantics and the Semantic Web: The Road Ahead, IEEE Intelligent Systems, Vol. 18, No. 3, 52-58, 2003.
  37. Sagie, A., Zaidman, N., Hamburger, Y.A., Te’eni, D. and Schwartz D.G., An empirical assessment of the loose-tight leadership model: Quantitative and qualitative analyses, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Vol. 23, 303-320, 2002.
  38. Zaidman, N., Teeni, D., and Schwartz, D.G., Inter-Cultural Communication: Coping with Different Organizational Discourse Systems and its Implications for Information Technology, Proceedings of the Academy of Management Conference, Denver, 2002.
  39. Te’eni, D., Sagie, A., Schwartz, D.G., Hamburger, Y, and Zaidman, N., The process of Organizational Communication: a model and field study, IEEE Transactions on Professional Communications, Vol. 44, No. 1, 6-20, March 2001.
  40. Schwartz, D.G. and Te’eni, D, Intelligent Agent Behavior Based on Organizational Image Theory, Kybernetes, Vol. 30, No. 2, 166-178, 2001.
  41. Mollov, B., Schwartz, D.G., Steinberg, G, and Lavie, C., The Impact of Israeli-Palestinian Intercultural Dialogue: Virtual and Face to Face, Proceedings of the International Association for Conflict Management Annual Conference, France, June 2001.
  42. Schwartz, D.G., The Road Ahead for the Semantic Web – An AI Perspective, Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Infrastructure for E-Business, Science, and Education on the Internet, L’Aquila, Italy, July 2001.
  43. Schwartz, D.G., Divitini, M., and Brasethvik, T., On Knowledge Management in the Internet Age, in D.G. Schwartz, M. Divitini, and T. Brasethvik (Editors) Internet-based Organizational Memory and Knowledge Management, Idea Group Publishing, 1-23, 2000.
  44. Schwartz, D.G., Concurrent Marketing Analysis: An Agent-based model for Price, Place, Product and Promotion, Marketing Intelligence and Planning, Vol. 18, No 1, 24-29, 2000.
  45. Schwartz, D.G. and Te’eni, D., Tying Knowledge to Action with Kmail, IEEE Intelligent Systems, Vol. 15, No. 3, 33-39, 2000.
  46. Te’eni, D. and Schwartz, D.G., Contextualization in Computer-Mediated Communication - Theory Informs Design, New Review of Information Systems, Vol. 1, No. 1, 59-75, 2000.
  47. Schwartz, D.G., When email meets Organizational Memories: Addressing threats to communication in a learning organization, International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, Vol. 51, No. 3, 599-614, 1999.
  48. Schwartz, D.G., Component-based Architectures and the Internet: Desiderata for Delivering High-End Business Applications, in J. Martin (Editor) IT and the 21st Century Corporation, Vol. 1, Computer Channel Inc, 1998.
  49. Schwartz, D.G. Applying Shared Semantics to Organizational Email Communications, Internet Research, Vol. 8, No. 2, 434-441, 1998.
  50. Te'eni, D., and Schwartz, D.G.  Richness of Communication for International Cooperation, Conference of the 15th IFIP World Computer Congress, Vienna, 1998.
  51. Te’eni, D., Zaidman, N., and Schwartz, D.G. , An Organizational view of computer-mediated communication in multi-nationals, Proceedings of the European International Business Academy, Jerusalem, 1998.
  52. Te'eni, D., Schwartz, D.G. , Boland, R.J., Cognitive Maps for Communication: Specifying Functionality and Usability, in J.Carey (Editor) Human Factors in Management Information Systems: The Relationship Between User Interface Design and Human Performance, Greenwhich, Conn: Ablex, 83-100, 1997.
  53. Schwartz, D.G. , Mozart vs. Minsky - Information Bias on the Internet, Internet Research, Vol. 7, No. 4, 263-268, 1997.
  54. Te’eni Dov, and Schwartz, David, Computer Support for Rich Communication among International Coworkers, Proceedings of the European International Business Association, Hohenheim Germany, December 1997.
  55. Schwartz, D.G. , Prolog Business Objects in a Three-tier Architecture, in P. Ein-dor (Editor) Artificial Intelligence in Economics and Management, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 21-32, 1996.
  56. Schwartz, D.G.  and Te'eni D., Imaginal Agents, in P. Ein-dor (Editor) Artificial Intelligence in Economics and Management, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 51-59, 1996.
  57. Schwartz, D.G. , and Sterling, L.S., Using a Prolog Meta-Programming Approach for a Blackboard Application , ACM Applied Computing Review, Vol. 1, No. 1, 26-34, 1993.
  58. Boland, R.J., Schwartz, D.G. , et al.   Sharing Perspectives in Distributed Decision Making, Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work, 1992.
  59. Schwartz, D.G. , Cognitive Mapping as a Knowledge Engineering Tool , Proceedings of the 10th SPIE Conference on Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Orlando, April 1992
  60. Schwartz, D.G. , Sterling, L.S., and Mayland, E.J., The FLiPSiDE Blackboard: A Financial  Logic Programming System for Distributed Expertise, Proceedings of the First International Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications on Wall Street, IEEE Press, October 1991.
  61. Green, D. and Schwartz, D.G. ,  Symbolic and Dynamic Mapping Using SAS/Graph, Society of University Cartographers Bulletin, SUC Press, United Kingdom, January, 1989.

 

Editorials published in the journal Internet Research

The following is a list of editorials published by Prof. Schwartz as Editor-in-chief of the journal Internet Research (ISI impact factor 1.638 in 2013)

  1. Balancing Policy, Strategy, and Technology, Internet Research, Vol. 9, No. 2, 81, 1999.
  2. The Internet as an Agent for Social and Organizational Change, Internet Research, Vol. 9, No. 3, 177, 1999.
  3. Internet Strategies: From Website to Industry, From Country to Continent, Internet Research, Vol. 9, No. 4, 261, 1999.
  4. Look Before You Leap?, Internet Research, Vol. 9, No. 5, 337-338, 1999.
  5. Essential Topics in Internet Research, Internet Research, Vol. 10, No. 1, 5-6, 2000.
  6. E-commerce and Beyond, Internet Research, Vol. 10, No. 2, 101, 2000.
  7. Priced to Sell!  The Impending Decline of Price as the Determining Factor in Internet Commerce, Internet Research, Vol. 10, No. 3, 189-190, 2000.
  8. Users of the World Unite, Internet Research, Vol. 10, No. 4, 269, 2000.
  9. Twenty-one Going On One, Internet Research, Vol. 10, No. 5, 363, 2000.
  10. Getting Back to Basics: Networking for the Internet, Internet Research, Vol. 11, No. 1, 7, 2001.
  11. To Know them is to Link Them, Internet Research, Vol. 11, No. 2, 101-102, 2001.
  12. It’s All About Communicating, Internet Research, Vol. 11, No. 3, 189, 2001.
  13. What a Difference a Year Makes, Internet Research, Vol. 11, No. 4, 274, 2001.
  14. Improving Web Environments in Theory and in Practice, Internet Research, Vol. 11, No. 5, 374, 2001.
  15. Back to Basics: Technology, Applications, and Policy, Internet Research, Vol. 12, No. 1, 5-6, 2002.
  16. No Model is an Island, Internet Research, Vol. 12, No. 2, 109, 2002.
  17. Long Live the King: Content on the Internet, Internet Research, Vol. 12, No. 3, 208, 2002.
  18. Amazon on the Internet – but not the one you’re thinking of, Internet Research, Vol. 12, No. 4, 293, 2002.
  19. Leveraging the Internet to manage complex knowledge in a complex world, Internet Research, Vol. 12, No. 5, 376, 2002.
  20. Internet Research Comes of Age, Internet Research, Vol. 13, No.1, 5, 2003.
  21. Focusing on the Network, Internet Research, Vol. 14, No, 2, 77, 2003.
  22. Five perspectives on e-commerce success factors, Internet Research, Vol. 14, No, 3, 145, 2003.
  23. So you want to remain anonymous?, Internet Research, Vol. 13, No, 4, 241, 2003.
  24. Economics 101: supply and demand models for the Internet User Experience, Internet Research, Vol. 13, No.5, 329, 2003.
  25. Talk to my agent, Internet Research, Vol. 14, No, 1, 5, 2004.
  26. Ain’t Misbehavin’ – on the evolution of Internet-related behavior studies, Internet Research, Vol. 14, No. 2, 109-110, 2004.
  27. One Good Behavioral Study Deserves Another, Internet Research, Vol. 14, No. 3, 197, 2004.
  28. Worst Practices, Internet Research, Vol. 14, No. 4, 273, 2004.
  29. Don’t Look Where the Light Is, Internet Research, Vol. 15, No. 1, 5-6, 2005.
  30. Internet on the Move: Will your mobile experience be worth the wait?, Internet Research, Vol. 15, No. 2, 124, 2005.
  31. Holes in the Social Fabric of the World Wide Web, Internet Research, Vol. 15, No. 3, 245, 2005
  32. Regulation and the Internet, Internet Research, Vol. 15, No. 4, 357-358, 2005
  33. Interoganizational System Opportunities and Challenges, Internet Research, Vol. 15, No. 5, 497, 2005
  34. Have you checked your Internet Alignment lately?, Internet Research, Vol. 16, No 1, 5-6, 2006.
  35. If only we knew what the online customer knows, Internet Research, Vol. 16, No 3, 250, 2006.
  36. A Mini Special Issue on Internet Security, Internet Research, Vol. 16, No 5, 420.
  37. Revolution and Evolution in Online Communities, Internet Research, Vol. 17, No. 2.
  38. The Internet Vocabulary of Children and Politicians, Internet Research, Vol. 17, No. 3.
  39. Fool Me Once, Internet Research, Vol. 18, No. 1, 6, 2008
  40. Are We Really Related?, Internet Research, Vol. 18, No. 3, 209-210, 2008
  41. Drastic Measures, Internet Research, Vol. 18, No. 4, 2008
  42. The Surgeon General Warns…, Internet Research, Vol. 18, No. 5, 2008
  43. User Power!, Internet Research, Vol. 19, No. 1, 2009
  44. Toward the next generation of social networking applications, Internet Research, Vol. 19, No. 2, 2009
  45. Communities on the move, Internet Research, Vol. 19, No. 4, 2009
  46. Knowing who you are, and trusting who you know, Internet Research, Vol. 19, No. 5, 2009
  47. Individualism in the Age of Internet Collectivism, Internet Research, Vol. 20, No. 1, 2010
  48. Go with the Flow, Internet Research, Vol. 20, No. 2, 2010
  49. Twenty Years of Internet Research, Internet Research, Vol. 20, No. 4, 2010
  50. Sharing Information: for profit, for votes, for collaboration, and for those who might otherwise not see it, Internet Research, Vol. 20, No 5, 2010.
  51. Change – the only Constant, Internet Research, Vol. 21, No. 3, 2011

 

Courses

70-692 Launching Startups

70-807 Strategic Information Systems

70-789 Knowledge Management

70-731 Information Systems Seminar

70-755 Electronic Governance

70-976 Introduction to Information Systems

70-983 Advanced Topics in Information Systems

70-783 Doctoral Seminar