Prof. Ofer Arazy is an associate professor at the Department of Information Systems at the University of Haifa. He holds a BSc and MBA from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and a PhD from the University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada.
His research interests are in the areas of knowledge management and computer-supported cooperative work (CSCW). For his research he employs a wide range of research methods, from design science to behavioral research. His research has been supported by various funding agencies and external sources. Prof. Arazy's work has appeared in: MIS Quarterly (MISQ), Information Systems Research (ISR), Journal of MIS (JMIS), Journal of the AIS (JAIS), among others; and he is the recipient of the AIS Best IS Publication of the Year Award. He currently serves on the editorial board of MIS Quarterly (MISQ) and Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JASIST).
Prior to his academic career, Prof. Arazy held various positions in industry, including operations manager for the software development company Jacada.
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