Title

Information technology solutions, challenges, and suggestions for tackling the COVID-19 pandemic

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

4-1-2021

Subject Area

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Abstract

Various technology innovations and applications have been developed to fight the coronavirus pandemic. The pandemic also has implications for the design, development, and use of technologies. There is an urgent need for a greater understanding of what roles information systems and technology researchers can play in this global pandemic. This paper examines emerging technologies used to mitigate the threats of COVID-19 and relevant challenges related to technology design, development, and use. It also provides insights and suggestions into how information systems and technology scholars can help fight the COVID-19 pandemic. This paper helps promote future research and technology development to produce better solutions for tackling the COVID-19 pandemic and future pandemics.

Publication Title

International Journal of Information Management

Volume

57

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

10.1016/j.ijinfomgt.2020.102287

ISSN

02684012

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