Name: Dr. Craig Fisher
Title: Professor Emeritus, Information Systems.
Office Location: Hancock Center 3023
Extension: (845) 575-3601
Email: Craig.Fisher@Marist.edu
Personal Web Page: http://foxweb.marist.edu/users/craig.fisher
Degrees Held:

B.S. SUNY at Oswego
M.S. Ball State University
Ph.D. SUNY at Albany

Bio:

Craig has enjoyed a 20 year career at IBM where he advanced through various Information Systems positions. Craig has developed and implemented large database systems and related applications. Craig has served as fourth level manager of a computer center with over 200 employees. He also became IBM's World Wide IS Audit Manager and traveled to Japan, Germany, France, Scotland, England, and throughout the United States.

In 1989 Craig began a career as an Information Systems professor at Marist College, Poughkeepsie, New York. He also earned a Ph.D in Information Science at the University at Albany, New York.

Craig was Program co-Chair and editor for the MIT 2002 Information Quality Conference and was President of the 2003 MIT International Conference on Information Quality,
and is currently on the Board of Directors. Craig is (May 2005) co-editor of a book entitled "Information Quality" and is lead author of a textbook entitled "Introduction to Information Quality" available in December 2011 at WWW.Authorhouse.com  or via email to bkorders@authorhouse.com.

Interests:

Information and Technology impacts on Organizations; Data and Information Quality; and for hobbies: Chess, Basketball, and the outdoors.

Awards & Honors:

Professor Emeritus, 2011

2006 Board of Trustees' Faculty Award for Distinguished Teaching, Marist College.
Faculty Recognition Award 2004-2005 for Distinguished
Scholarship and Service, Marist College.
Distinguished Dissertation Award, 1999-2000, University at Albany, NY.

Publications:

"Introduction to Information Quality" available in December 2011 at WWW.Authorhouse.com or via email to bkorders@authorhouse.com.  Fisher, Craig W., Lauria, Eitel, Chengalur-Smith, Shobha and Wang, Richard.
 

Fisher, Craig November 2010. Discussion, Participation and Feedback in Online Courses. Proceedings of the Information Systems Educators Conference (ISECON) Nashville, TN.

Fisher, Craig, Lauria, Eitel, Matheus, Carolyn. December 2009. An Accuracy Metric: Percentages, Randomness and Probabilities. ACM Journal of Data and Information Quality. Vol. 1, No. 3.

In search of an Accuracy Metric. Fisher, Craig W., Lauria, Eitel, and Matheus, Carolyn. Nov. 2007. International Conference on Information Quality, MIT, Cambridge, MA.

Introduction to Information Quality. Fisher, Craig W., Lauria, Eitel, Chengalur-Smith, Shobha and Wang, Richard.
MITIQ Press Cambridge, MA. 2008, 4th Printing.

Introduction to Information Quality. Fisher, Craig W., Lauria, Eitel, Chengalur-Smith, Shobha and Wang, Richard.
MITIQ Press Cambridge, MA. 2006.

Information Quality. Editors Wang, R. Y., Pierce, E. M., Madnick, S. E., Fisher, C. W. Advances in Management Information Systems June, 2005. M.E. Sharpe Inc., Armonk, NY

"Redefining the Scope and Focus of Information Quality Work: A General Systems Theory Perspective." Chung, W. Y., Fisher, C. W. and Wang, R. Y. Advances in Management Information Systems. Advances in Management Information Systems June, 2005. M.E. Sharpe Inc., Armonk, NY

"Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Development to Support Managing Information as a Product." Strong, D. M., Fisher, C. W., Feinstein, D. L. and Longenecker, H.E. Advances in Management Information Systems June, 2005.
M.E. Sharpe Inc., Armonk, NY

"Internet-Voting: Beyond Technology." Woolley, T. D. and Fisher, C. W. Chapter 6 in Information Security and Ethics: Social and Organizational Issues. Editor Marian Quigley. Idea Group Inc. Hershey, PA. January 2005.

"The Impact of Experience and Time on the Use of Data Quality Information in Decision Making." Information Systems Research Vol. 14, No. 2. Fisher, C. W., Chengalur-Smith, I., and Ballou, D. P. June 2003.

"What Skills Matter in Data Quality?" Chung, W.Y., Fisher, C.W. and Wang, R. Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Information Quality. MIT. Cambridge, MA. 2002.

"A College Course: Data Quality in Information Systems." Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Information Quality. MIT. Cambridge, MA. 2001.

"Criticality of Data Quality as Exemplified in two Disasters." Information and Management Journal Vol 39, No. 2. Fisher, C. W. and Kingma, B. January 2001.

"An Empirically Based Technique for Improving Communication Skills of Systems Analysts." Fisher, Craig W. Information Systems Educators Conference 2000 (ISECON2000).

"Systems Analysis Course Assessment in a Small College." November 2000, Hoopes, Joan E. and Fisher, Craig W. Information systems Educators Conference 2000 (ISECON 2000), Philadelphia, PA.

"A Model for Exploring the Influence of Organizational Factors on Technology Outcomes," Craig W. Fisher. Eastern Small College Computing Conference, March 1996.

"NASA's Challenger and Decision Support Systems," Craig W. Fisher. The Journal of Computing in Small Colleges, Vol. 9, No. 2 November 1993.

"An Empirically-Based Model for Enhancing the Development and Retention of Listening Skills in Information Systems College Students," Fisher, Craig W., Proceedings of the International Association for Information Management (IAIM), Dec. 1992.





 

Research Interests:

His research interests are primarily in Organizations, Data, and Information Quality.

Dissertation:
"An Empirically Based Exploration of the Interaction of Time Constraints and Experience Levels on the Data Quality Information (DQI) Factor in Decision-Making." October 1999. Information Science, University at Albany, Albany, NY.

Presentations:

Craig was a Program co-Chair for the MIT 2002 Information Quality Conference and was President of the 2003 MIT International Conference on Information Quality. Craig was on the Board of Directors for the International Conference on Information Quality held at MIT for 8 years.