Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Information Management Research and Practice: Transforming Education, Work and Life

Yogesh Kumar Dwivedi*, Laurie Hughes, Crispin Coombs, Ioanna Constantiou, Yanqing Duan, John Edwards, Babita Gupta, Banita Lal, Santosh Misra, Prakhar Prashant, Ramakrishnan Raman, Nripendra P. Rana, Sujeet Kumar Sharma, Nitin Upadhyay

*Corresponding author for this work

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The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many organisations to undergo significant transformation, rethinking key elements of their business processes and use of technology to maintain operations whilst adhering to a changing landscape of guidelines and new procedures. This study offers a collective insight to many of the key issues and underlying complexities affecting organisations and society from COVID-19, through an information systems and technological perspective. The views of 12 invited subject experts are collated and analysed where each articulate their individual perspectives relating to: online learning, digital strategy, artificial intelligence, information management, social interaction, cyber security, big data, blockchain, privacy, mobile technology and strategy through the lens of the current crisis and impact on these specific areas. The expert perspectives offer timely insight to the range of topics, identifying key issues and recommendations for theory and practice.

Original languageEnglish
Article number102211
JournalInternational Journal of Information Management
Early online date31 Jul 2020
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2020

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  • COVID-19
  • Digital life
  • Digital transformation
  • Digital world
  • Information management
  • Information systems
  • Information technology


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