Keywords: free and open source software software engineering information systems open innovation pragmatism digital practices
Pär J. Ågerfalk is a Professor at Uppsala University, Sweden, where he holds the Chair in Information Systems (a.k.a. Computer Science in Intersection with Social Sciences). He received his PhD in Information Systems Development from Linköping University and has held full-time positions at Örebro University, University of Limerick, Jönköping International Business School, and Lero – The Irish Software Research Centre. Prof. Ågerfalk is a Fellow Award recipient and a Distinguished Member Cum Laude of the Association for Information Systems. Internationally recognised for his work on open-source software and distributed agile development, his research addresses various aspects of the orchestration of digital practices. He currently focuses on digital innovation, digital agency, sustainable development, e-health, and how pragmatism can inform systems development and conceptual modelling. His work has appeared in several leading journals and conferences in the information systems field, including MIS Quarterly, Journal of the AIS, and ICIS. Prof. Ågerfalk is a former Editor-in-Chief of the European Journal of Information Systems, Co-Editor of the Scandinavian Journal of Information Systems, Dean of the Swedish National Research School of Management and Information Technology, and founding Chair of the AIS Special Interest Group on Pragmatist IS Research (SIGPrag).
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