HEC Montréal among the most prolific worldwide in IT research

June 6, 2023

The professors in HEC Montréal’s Department of Information Technologies (IT) have consistently achieved remarkable success in research over the past five years (2018-2022).

According to the ranking established by the Association for Information Systems (AIS), they have ranked 2nd in Canada, 11th in the world outside the United States, and 33rd in the world including the United States. These results have remained consistently strong for over a decade, and have been calculated based on the number of publications from this department in eight top journals in the field:

  • European Journal of Information Systems
  • Informations Systems Journal
  • Information Systems Research*
  • Journal of the Association for Information Systems
  • Journal of Information Technology
  • Journal of Management Information Systems*
  • Journal of Strategic Information Systems
  • MIS Quarterly*

In addition to their outstanding performance in these journals, the professors in the IT department are also engaged in research on current and socially relevant topics, which are published in top-tier journals. Their research areas cover a wide range of subjects including artificial intelligence, e-government, digital health, algorithmic management, digital transformation, cybersecurity, system development, and human-machine interaction.

Their dedication to these research areas generates knowledge that contributes to the understanding and resolution of contemporary organizational and societal challenges.

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*Financial Times' Top 50 Journals List


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