Jakob Iversen

Associate Dean, Professor
Information Systems

Education:
  • Ph.D. Computer Science Aalborg University 2000
  • Master of Software Engineering Computer Science Aalborg University 1996

Jakob Iversen is a Professor of Information Systems with 20+ years of experience in higher education teaching, research, and administration. He currently serves as Associate Dean for the College of Business at University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. He earned his Ph.D at Aalborg University in Denmark with a focus on Software Process Improvement. He has been at UW Oshkosh since 2000 where he has taught a range of courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level in Information Systems. Throughout his time at UW Oshkosh he has worked on creating new degree programs in collaboration with other departments as well as universities in UW System. This includes leading the development of the Interactive Web Development Management major, the Information Systems minor, and participation in the creation and redesign of a number of other degree programs. As a scholar he has published in leading academic journals including MIS Quarterly, and is the co-author of two textbooks on Mobile app development and C# programming.
A recent focus for his research and teaching has been in the area of mobile app development and usage.

Publications:
  • Iversen, J., & Eierman, M. (2018). The Impact of Experience and Technology Change on Task-Technology Fit of a Collaborative Technology. Journal of Education and Learning, 7(3), 56.
  • Iversen, J., & Eierman, M. (2018). Comparing Test -Driven Development and Pair Programming to Improve the Learning of Programming Languages. Rassule Hadidi and Dan Power (Ed.). Journal of the Midwest Association for Information Systems, 2018(1).
  • Iversen, J., & Eierman, M. (2013). Learning Mobile App Development: A Hands-on Guide to Building Apps with Android and iOS.
  • 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, 12, 301-325.
  • 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, 22(1).
  • 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., Mathiassen, L., & Nielsen, P. A. (2006). Building IT Risk Management Approaches: An Action Research Method. E. W. Duggan & H. Reichgelt (Ed.). Measuring Information Systems Delivery Quality, 244-264. Hershey, PA: Idea Group Inc.
  • 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, 26(1).
  • 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, 13(1).
  • Iversen, J., & Kautz, K. (2001). Principles Of Metrics Implementation. L. Mathiassen, J. Pries-Heje & O. Ngwenyama (Ed.). Improving Software Organizations: From Principles To Practice. Redwood City, CA: Addison-Wesley.
  • Andersen, C. V., Arent, J., Bank, S., & Iversen, J. (2001). Project Assessment. L. Mathiassen, J. Pries-Heje & O. Ngwenyama (Ed.). 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. L. Mathiassen, J. Pries-Heje & O. Ngwenyama (Ed.). 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. L. Mathiassen, J. Pries-Heje & O. Ngwenyama (Ed.). Improving Software Organizations: From Principles To Practice. Redwood City, CA: Addison-Wesley.
  • Iversen, J., Nielsen, P. A., & Nørbjerg, J. (2001). What's The Problem In SPI? L. Mathiassen, J. Pries-Heje & O. Ngwenyama (Ed.). Improving Software Organizations: From Principles To Practice. Redwood City, CA: Addison-Wesley.
  • Iversen, J., & Nørbjerg, J. (1999). Situated Assessment of Problems in Software Development. The DATABASE for Advances in Information Systems, 30(2).
Conference Presentations:
  • Muraski, J., Iversen, J., & Iversen, K. J. . Building Collaboration Networks to Solve the IT Talent Pipeline Shortage: Where are the Women?. Fourteenth Midwest Association for Information Systems Conference (2019), Oshkosh, WI.
  • Iversen, J., & Eierman, M. . The Impact of Mobile Technology on Small Service Businesses. Midwest AIS 2016, Milwaukee, WI.
  • Iversen, J., & Eierman, M. . Fitting Mobile in the IS Curriculum. Midwest AIS, Green Bay, WI.
  • Philip, G. C., Iversen, J., Eierman, M., & Dishaw, M. T. . Wiki or Word? Evaluating Tools for Collaborative Editing and Teamwork. Midwest AIS Conference 2008, Eau Claire, WI.
  • Eierman, M., & Iversen, J. . Teaching User Interface Design: An Important Addition to the Information Systems Curriculum. Midwest AIS Conference 2008, Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
Professional Presentations:
  • Iversen, J. Cyber Security, AAUW Oshkosh Branch. March 2018.
  • Iversen, J., Eierman, M. Trends in Mobile Technology, UW Oshkosh MBA, Northcentral Technical College, and Partnership for Progressive Agriculture. April 2013.
  • Iversen, J., Eierman, M. Trends in Mobile Technology, UW Oshkosh MBA. January 2013.
  • Iversen, J. Extreme Programming, AITP. March 2004.
Awards and Honors:
  • University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Faculty/IAS Advisor Award (2017, May 2) Advisory Council for Comprehensive Academic Advising.
Contracts and Grants:
  • Investigating Wikis in Courses and Cross-Campus Collaborations in the UWS Learning Technology Development Council External .