Shivendu Shivendu is an assistant professor in Information Systems & Decision Sciences. He has created and taught undergraduate, MBA/MS, and doctoral courses in areas related to economics of information systems, management of information systems, IT strategy, IT consulting, and electronic commerce.
Shivendu's research focuses on analytical modeling of business models based on technology platforms. His research studies economics of digitization of information, intellectual property rights protection in digital mediums, pricing of digital goods, digital product strategies including versioning and bundling, sourcing of IT services, security and privacy in Big Data, digital goods supply chain, information goods pricing under dual medium access, pricing of cloud computing services, multilayer platforms and technology policy. His work has been published in information systems journals and conferences including Management Science, Information Systems Research, Journal of Management Information Systems, and Information Technology Management. His research papers have won many Best Paper awards in conferences.
He received a B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, an MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, and a MA and PhD in Economics from University of Southern California, Los Angeles. His professional services include working as member of organizing committees and serving as associate editor and program committee member of several academic conferences. Before moving to academics, Shivendu was a member of Indian Administrative Service.
- ISM 6124 - Advanced Information Systems Analysis and Design
- "Versioning in Software Industry: Heterogeneous Disutility from Under-provisioning of Functionality," Shivendu, S., and Zhang, J., Accepted at Information Systems Research.
- "Incentive Design for "Free" but "No Free Disposal" Services: The Case of Personalization under Privacy Concerns," Chellappa, R.K., and Shivendu, S., Management Science, Vol. 56, No. 10, pp. 1766-1780, October 2010.
- "Managing Piracy: Pricing and Sampling Strategies for Digital Experience Goods in Vertically Segmented Markets," Chellappa, R.K., and Shivendu, S., Information Systems Research, Vol. 16, No. 4, pp. 400–417, December 2005.
Shivendu's professional service includes work on the organizing committee of CIST-INFORMS 2015, TEIS-2016 and on the program committees of several academic conferences.