Dr. John M. Borton

Professor, Computer Information Systems

Colorado State University - Pueblo

November 2006

 

Business Address:                                                                              

 

Hasan School of Business

CIS Program                                                                                         

Colorado State UniversityPueblo                                                

2200 Bonforte Blvd

Pueblo, CO 81001                                                                

 

Phone:    (719) 549-2095

e-mail:     john.borton@colostate-pueblo.edu

 

 

EDUCATION

Ph.D.   Information systems (College of Business Administration), December 1993

University of Colorado, Boulder

Dissertation Title: “Information Technology Adoption and Implementation: A Longitudinal Multi-method Case Study”

 

M. S.    Research and Statistical Methodology, June 1982

            Emphases:  Computer Information Systems & College Student Personnel Administration

            University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado

 

B.A.     Education - Social Studies/Mathematics, May 1973

            Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Professor of Computer Information Systems, July 2006 - present

Professor/Department Chair, Computer Information systems, 2001-2006

Associate Professor/Department Chair, Computer Information systems, 1994-2001

Assistant Professor of Computer Science Technology 1983-1994

Colorado State University - Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado

 

Responsible for the administrative coordination of the Computer Information systems program with approximately 140 undergraduate student majors, seven full-time faculty, and five adjunct faculty.  Areas of teaching specialty include: Data Base Management Systems, Operating Systems, PC Architecture, Introduction to CIS, and Microcomputer Applications.  Current research interests are related to the adoption and implementation of computer systems in a business environment, active learning methodologies in the IS classroom and IS curriculum development. 

 

Teaching/Research Assistant, 1990-1993

University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Project Manager, Oracle Support Services, Western Division, 1999-2000

Oracle Corporation, Colorado Springs, CO

 

Responsible for analysis of performance data for a division that consisted of over 200 Oracle employees.  Authored the division FY 1999 End-of-year Performance report and the FY 2000 Mid-year Performance report.  Both reports were distributed across the Oracle Support International Organization.  Authored two additional internal Oracle reports on specific performance issues within the organization. 

 

Obtained extensive Oracle training resulting in the completion of the five Oracle courses necessary to receive the Oracle Certified Database Administration certification. 

 

Data Base Administrator/ Systems Analyst III. 1982-1983

City of Greeley, Greeley, Colorado

 

Assistant Director of Financial Aid, 1979-1982

University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado

 

Financial Aid counselor, 1977-1978

University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado 

 

Admissions and Community Relations Representative, 1976

National College of Business, Pueblo, Colorado

 

Director of Financial Aid 1975

Midwest Business College, Pueblo, Colorado

 

SCHOLARLY AND CREATIVE ACTIVITIES

 

PUBLICATIONS

Borton, John M. and Brancheau, James C.  “Information Technology Implementation:  A Longitudinal Multimethod Research Design”, Proceedings (refereed) of the 2003 Conference of the Western Decision Support Institute, Lihui, Hawaii, April 2003.

 

Borton, John M. and Lassila, Kathy S.  “Partnering for IT Program Excellence at a Regional University”, a chapter in Managing IT/Community Partnerships in the 21st Century, a book edited by Dr. Jonathan Lazar, Idea Group Publishing, December 2001.

 

Borton, John M.  “The Changing Face of Software Support:  The Impact of the Internet on Customer Support and Support Personnel”, Proceedings (refereed) of the 2001 SIGPRC Conference, San Diego, California, April 2001.

 

Borton, John M.  “Information Technology Adoption and Implementation: A Proposed Model For Research”, Proceedings (refereed) of the 2001 Conference of the Western Decision Support Institute, Vancouver, Canada, April, 2001.

 

Borton, John M. “MetaLink and Customer Self-Service Analysis, Oracle Western 8i Knowledge Center”, Internal Report, Oracle Support Services, Oracle Corporation, Colorado Springs, Colorado, August, 2000.

 

Borton, John M. “Gold Customer Support:  An Analysis of Gold Severity 1 TARs, Oracle Rocky Mountain Support Center – Server Technologies”, Internal Report, Oracle Support Services, Oracle Corporation, Colorado Springs, Colorado, November 1999.

 

Lassila, Kathy S. and Borton, John M. “Managing Information Technology for Performance: Information Systems Education for Executives, Proceedings (refereed) of the1998 International Academy of Information Management Conference, Helsinki, Finland, December, 1998.

 

Borton, John M. and Brancheau, James C. “Does an Effective Information Technology Implementation Process Guarantee Success?” in IFIP Transactions A:45 Computer Science and Technology, Proceeding of the IFIP TC8 Working Conference on Diffusion, Transfer & Implementation of Information Technology, Pittsburgh, PA, October 11-13, 1993, Levine, Linda (Ed.), Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., North-Holland, 1994, pp. 159-178.

 

Borton, John M. “Information Technology Adoption and Implementation: A Longitudinal Multi-method Case Study,” Doctoral Dissertation, University of Colorado, December 1993.

 

Borton, John M. and Nelson, H. James.  “A Taxonomy for the Classification of Research in Expert Database Systems,” Proceedings of the Golden West International Conference on Intelligent systems, Reno Nevada, June 1991.

 

PRESENTATIONS

Borton, John M.  “Active Learning in the University Classroom”, Colorado Accounting Faculty Symposium, Pueblo, Co, October 2006. (Presentation Evaluation 4.8/5.0)

 

Borton, John M.  Workshop -Sea Kayak Navigation and Trip Planning, Association of Experiential Education National Conference, Tucson, AZ, November 2005.

 

Borton, John M.  “Sea Kayak Navigation”, Wilderness Education Association National Conference, Estes Park, CO, February 2005.

 

Borton, John M. and Zeis, Charles “ College of ASET Marketing Survey Results, “University of Southern Colorado, school of Business, Faculty Research Forum, December 1994.  

 

Borton, John M. “Multi-method Designs:  “Integrating Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Case Study Research,” University of Southern Colorado, Faculty Research Forum, October, 1994.

 

Borton, John M. “Information Systems Education: Are We Meeting the Needs of Industry?”  Invited presentation, Data Processing Management Association, Southern Colorado chapter, May 1994.

 

Borton, John M.  Multimethod Designs in IT Implementation Research.”  Invited presentation, School of Business Seminar Series, University of Colorado, Boulder, March 1994.

 

Borton, John M., Iacono, Suzanne, and Markus, M.Lynne “Longitudinal and Retrospective Research Designs in IT Implementation Research,” panel presentation at The Diffusion of Information Technology Research Group (DIGIT) Workshop, Orlando Florida, December 1993.

 

Borton, John M. “Interpreting Multi-method Data: The Quantitative Limits and the Qualitative Swamp,” The University of Colorado Information systems Research Colloquium Series,  Boulder, Colorado, November 1993.

 

Borton, John M. “Information Technology Adoption and Implementation: A Longitudinal Case Study, Initial Findings” The University of Colorado Information Systems Research Colloquium Series, Boulder Colorado, November 1992.

 

Borton, John M. “ Encouraging Critical Thinking in the Classroom” USC Faculty Development Workshop, January 1989.

 

AWARDS

NSF - SSTEM Grant, Co-PI, August 2006, $500,000.  Grant Title: Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics at CSU-Pueblo.  Grant will fund approximately 30 4-year, $5000 scholarships for recruitment of students into the STEM disciplines (including CIS).

 

CIS Computer Network Lab Grant –CSU-Pueblo Student Technology Fee award ($30,479), 2005

Virtual Team-Building course development grant – CSU-Pueblo ITAC ($2400), 2004

Computerized Classroom Grant –CSU-Pueblo Student Technology Fee award ($7500), 2003

 

NSF – CSEMS Grant, August 2001, $495,000.  Co-PI for grant awarded to fund 130 junior and senior student scholarships over a 4-year period.  Students majoring in Computer Information Systems, Engineering and Mathematics were considered for the scholarships.

 

Colorado Institute of Technology, CIS Evening and Summer Program Support Grant, June 2001, $111,000.  Grant awarded to expand and publicize the CIS evening and summer programs to increase the number of CIS graduates by improving access to the CIS BS degree program.

 

Colorado Institute of Technology, IT Computer and Technology Summer Camp Grant, May 2001, $72,000 (w/ Huseyin Sarper).  Grant awarded to develop and administer summer camp for Southern Colorado High School Students to learn about career opportunities in the computer and technology fields.

 

College of Education, Engineering and Professional Studies, Outstanding Faculty Member, 2002.

College of Education, Engineering and Professional Studies, Outstanding Scholar, 2001.

College of ASET, Outstanding Faculty Member, 1996.

USC Superior Faculty Rating 1995, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2002

Colorado Department of Corrections, Student Intern Grant, ($25,000), 1999-2002.

Colorado Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation, Student Intern Grant, ($16,500), 1998-99.

Colorado Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation, Student Intern Grant, ($35,000), 1997-98.

Colorado Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation, Student Intern Grant, ($15,000), 1996-97.

Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Information Technology, Student Intern Contract Award, ($100,000), 1996-2000.

Network Lab/Classroom Equipment Upgrade Technology Fee Grant, USC, ($5486), 1998-99.

Multimedia Presentation Facility Technology Fee Grant, USC, ($9000), 1998-99 (with Huff and Carrasco).

Network Lab/Classroom Equipment Upgrade Technology Fee Grant USC, ($3000), 1997-98.

Multimedia Presentation Computer Cart Technology Fee Grant, USC, ($5400), 1996-97.

Network Lab/Classroom Equipment Upgrade Technology Fee Grant, USC, ($10,000), 1996-97.

Network Lab Technology Fee Grant, USC, ($6000), 1995-96.

Portable Multi-Media Presentation System Technology Fee Proposal, USC, ($3000), 1995-96 (with Carrasco, Cook and Grubbs).   

Faculty Scholarly Activity Grant, University of southern Colorado ($2500), 1993-94.

President’s Teaching Fellowship Award, University of Southern Colorado ($1500), 1987-1988

 

WORKING PAPERS AND RESEARCH IN PROGRESS

Borton, John M.  “Virtual Teams: On-line Exercises for Virtual Team Development ”, Working Paper, Colorado State University - Pueblo, 2004, working paper for future submission.

 

Borton, John M. and Brancheau, James C. “An Assessment of Information System Measurement Instruments,” Working Paper, University of Colorado, November 1994.

 

Borton, John M. “Higher Levels of Abstraction in Object-Oriented Modeling: Implications for Reusability,  Working Paper, University of Colorado, May 1992.

 

Borton, John and Nelson, H. James “ Classifying Expert Database Systems, “ Working Paper, University of Colorado, April 1991.

 

PROFESSIONAL REVIEWS

Review of textbook “Succeeding in Business with Microsoft ® Access 2003”, Course Technology, 2004.

The Information Society Journal, 1995-96, 1999.

Diffusion Interest Group on Information Technology Workshops (DIGIT), 1993-1997.

Database Journal, 1994-1996.

Management Information Systems Quarterly Journal (MISQ), 1994.

Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences (HICSS), 1992-1994.

 

SERVICE / PROFESSIONAL  ACTIVITIES

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Pueblo Technology Alliance Committee – 2003- present

Association of Experiential Education – 2003 - present

Wilderness Education Association – 2005 - present

CSU-Pueblo Faculty Advising Center 2001- 2004

Association of Information Systems, Charter Member 1995 – 2002

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society 1998 - present

Co-Chair of CIS Faculty Group, CCHE Faculty-to-Faculty Conference, 1995 – 1999

IFIP Working Group, WG 8.6 on Diffusion, Transfer and Implementation of IT 1993-2001

Program Chair, The Diffusion of Information Technology Research Group Workshop 1995

The Diffusion of Information Technology Research Group (DIGIT) 1992-2001

Association of Computing Machinery 1985-1993

ACM Special Interest Group for Computer Science Education 1985-1993

ACM Special Interest Group for the Management of Data 1988-1993

 

UNIVERSITY COMMITTEES

CSU-Pueblo HLC - Mission and Integrity Task Force 2005-06

CSU-Pueblo Information Technology Board 2004-2006

CSU-Pueblo Academic Advising Council, 2003 - 2006

CSU-Pueblo Corporate Cup Committee Director 2003 - 2005

CSU-Pueblo Senior To Sophomore Quality Task Force 2003 – 2006

CSU-Pueblo APR/CPR Task Force 2004-05

CSU-Pueblo Student Fee Task Force 2004-05

CSU-Pueblo University Awards for Faculty Excellence Committee 2004

CSU-Pueblo Athletics Strategic Plan Task Force 2003-04

CSU-Pueblo Colorado Technology Summit Coordinator 2003

CSU-Pueblo Chairs Council 1996-2004

USC Strategic Plan Oversight Committee 2001-2003

USC Strategic Planning Committee 2000-2001

CSEMS Scholarship Committee (CEEPS) 2000-present

USC Library Board 2000-2003

Coordinator, CIS Information Technology Lecture Series 1996-1998, 2000, 2001

Vice-President, USC Faculty Senate 1997-1999

USC Faculty Senate Executive Committee 1997 – 1999

USC Faculty Senate 1997 - 1999

Chairman, USC Teaching, Learning and Technology Roundtable (TLTR) 1998- 1999

USC TLTR Committee 1997 – 1999

USC Financial Aid and Scholarship Board, 1998 - 1999

USC General Education Board 1998 – 1999

College of ASET Curriculum and Academic Programs Committee 1994-1999

USC Student Recreation Fee Committee 1996-98

Chairman, USC Faculty Senate Ad-Hoc Technology Committee 1997-98

USC Presidents Scholarship Committee, 1994-98

Chairman, CIS Faculty Search and Screen Committee 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998

Chairman, College of ASET Dean Search and Screen Committee 1995-96

Chairman, College of ASET Recruitment and Retention Committee 1993-96

USC Academic Computing Advisory Committee 1985-88, 1995-97

College of ASET Enrollment Management Task force, 1993-95

Faculty sponsor, USC DPMA Student Chapter 1993-95

USC Faculty Research Forum Planning Committee, 1994-95

USC Student Services Board 1988-90

USC Affirmative Action Board 1987-90

Faculty Sponsor, USC Student Cycling Club 1987-90

USC Faculty Senate Executive Committee 1986-89

USC Student Success Task force 1987-88

USC Honors Council 1984-87 

 

OTHER SERVICE

Southern Colorado Technology Summit Planning Committee

            Education Panel Chair and Moderator  October 2005

CSU-Pueblo Mountain Orientation Leader 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006

CSU-Pueblo Winter Orientation Leader 2000, 2002, 2004, 2005

CCHE Faculty-to-Faculty Conference, September 10, 2004

CSU-Pueblo Student Life 3-day Retreat September 3-5, 2004

CSU-Pueblo, Experiential Learning Center, Trip Facilitator 1994-Present