Department of Systems Engineering & Management

Department of Systems Engineering & Management
AFIT Faculty: Alan R. Heminger
CONTACT INFORMATION
Name: Alan R Heminger
Title: Associate Professor
Commercial Phone: 937 255-3636 (7405)
DSN Phone: 785-3636 (7405)
EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Management Information Systems, the University of Arizona, Tucson, 1988

Dissertation: Assessment of a Group Decision Support System in a Field Setting
Dissertation Chair: J.F. Nunamaker, Jr.
 
M.S. in Educational Psychology, California State University, East Bay, 1978
 
B.A. in Philosophy, the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1966
EXPERTISE
  • BUSINESS PROCESS REENGINEERING
  • HUMAN SYSTEMS INTEGRATION
  • INFORMATION FUSION
  • STRATEGIC PLANNING
  • COMMUNICATION AND NETWORKS
  • COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS
  • COMMUNICATIONS AND NETWORKING - COMPUTER NETWORKS
  • COMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS
  • INFORMATION RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
  • INFORMATION SYSTEMS
  • KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT
PUBLICATIONS & RESEARCH PAPERS

 

Soine, A. T., J. W. Harker, A. R. Heminger, and J. H. Scherrer, “Deployed Comm in an Austere Environment: A Delphi Study”, Air and Space Power Journal November - December, 2013, Vol 27 No. 6, pp 82 - 94
 
Lynch, S. R., A. R. Heminger, and D. D. Mattioda, “Tanker Acquisition: A System Engineering Perspective”, Air and Space Power Journal, May-June 2013, pp 83-91
 
Chessman, John, and Alan R. Heminger, A Study of U.S. Battlefield Medical Treatment/Evacuation Compliance with HIPAA Requirements, HICSS-42, IEEE Computer Society Press and included in the IEEE Digital Library XPlore, January, 2009. This paper was nominated for best paper in track.
 
Shahady, David E., A. E. Thal, Jr., A. Das, A. R. Heminger, and K. C. Halverson, “Understanding the Emergence of Disruptive Innovation in Air Force Research and Development Organizations,” Proceedings of the Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET ’08), Cape Town, South Africa, 27-31 July 2008
 
Balda, D., S. Bartczak, R. A. Syler, A. R. Heminger, “A Descriptive Case Study of Electronic Records Taxonomy Development at the Central Intelligence Agency”, Proceedings of the Association for Information Systems Conference of the Americas (AMCIS), August 2007
 
Harp, D., S. Bartczak, T. Peachey, and A. Heminger, “An Assessment of Topic Areas Covered in KM Journals”, Proceedings of the Information Resource Management Association, May 2007
 
Budai, Kevin G., Alan R. Heminger, and Summer Bartczak, Assessing a Knowledge Management (KM) Project Selection Framework”, Proceedings of the Southern Association for Information Systems (SAIS), March 2007
 
Heminger, A. R. and D. M. Kelley, “Assessing the Digital Rosetta Stone Model for Long-Term Access to Digital Documents”, Journal of Management Information Systems, Vol 21:4, (Spring 2005) pp 11-35
 
Kelley D. M., and A. R. Heminger, “A Delphi Assessment of the Digital Rosetta Stone Model”, Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-37), January 2004
 
Kolekofski, K. E. and A. R. Heminger, “Beliefs and Attitudes Affecting Intentions to Share Information in an Organizational Setting”, Information and Management, Vol 40:6 (2003) pp 1-12
 
Heminger, A. R., and R. Kitchen, “An Investigation of Organizational Culture Factors That May Influence Knowledge Transfer”, Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-36), January 2003.
 
Bower, W. D., and A. R. Heminger, “Development of a Strategic Decision Framework for Identifying and Selecting Knowledge Management Projects”, Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-35), January 2002.
 
Heminger, A. R., and S. B. Robinson “The Digital Rosetta Stone: A Model for Maintaining Long-term Access to Static Digital Documents”, Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Vol 3:2, (2000) pp 1-26
 
Heminger, A. R., and J. B. Ireland, "Planning for Long Term Access to Digital Documents: An Initial Investigation", Proceedings of theAssociation for Information Systems Conference of the Americas (AMCIS), Milwaukee, Wisconsin, August 1999.
 
Heminger, A. R., and S. B. Robertson, "The Digital Rosetta Stone: A Model for Maintaining Access to Digital Data Over Time", Proceedings of theHawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-31), January 1998. This paper won the award for outstanding paper in the Digital Documents Track
 
Heminger, A. R., and C. E. LeMaire, “Supporting Worldwide Logistics for the Air Force Security Assistance Center with the World Wide Web”, Proceedings of theAssociation for Information Systems Conference of the Americas (AMCIS), Indianapolis, Indiana, August 1997
 
Tung, L. L. and A. R. Heminger, "The Effects of Dialectical Inquiry, Devil's Advocacy, and Consensus Inquiry Methods in a GDSS", Information and Management, Vol. 25, no.1 (July 1993) pp 33-42
 
Dennis, A. R., A. R. Heminger, J. F. Nunamaker, Jr. and D. R. Vogel "Bringing Automated Support to Large Groups: The Burr-Brown Experience", Information and Management, (1990), Vol. 18:3, pp 111-121
 
"Electronically Supported Communities: Reflections and Speculations", with B.E. Wynne, Proceedings of theHawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-23), January 1990.
 

Nunamaker, Jr., J. F., D. R. Vogel, W. Martz, A. R. Heminger, R. Grohowski, and C. McGoff "Experiences at IBM with Group Support Systems: A Field Study", Decision Support Systems 5, (1989) pp 183-196

AWARDS & HONORS

 

Nominated for Outstanding Paper Award at the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-42) with the paper, “A Study of U.S. Battlefield Medical Treatment/Evacuation Compliance with HIPAA Requirements”, HICSS-42, IEEE Computer Society Press and included in the IEEE Digital Library XPlore, January, 2009
 
Instructor of the Quarter, Summer Quarter, 2005, Graduate School of Engineering and Management, Air Force Institute of Technology
 
Instructor of the Quarter, Spring Quarter, 2002, Graduate School of Engineering and Management, Air Force Institute of Technology
 
Selected by the Air Force Institute of Technology as its candidate for the Air Education and
Training Command’s Educator of the Year, July 1998
 
Invited speaker at DELOS 6, a conference on long-term access to digital documents, in Tomar, Portugal, June 1998
 
Won Outstanding Paper Award in the Digital Documents Track at the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-31) with the paper, "The Digital Rosetta stone: A model for maintaining access to digital data over time", written with S. B. Robertson, January 1998
 
Nominated by the Graduate School of Acquisition and Logistics Management for the Fairchild Award, 1997
 
Instructor of the Quarter, Fall Quarter, 1995, School of Logistics and Acquisition Management, Air Force Institute of Technology
 
Instructor of the Quarter, Winter Quarter, 1995, School of Logistics and Acquisition Management, Air Force Institute of Technology
 
SIM Doctoral Fellow, 1987
 

Selected for ICIS Doctoral Consortium, 1987, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

COURSES

 

NEW COURSES CREATED
Air Force Institute of Technology
IMGT 680, Knowledge Management, Winter 2001
IMGT 684, Strategic Information Management, Fall 2000
IMGT 688, Security and Ethics in the Information Age, Fall 1998
IMGT 687, Managerial Aspects of Information Warfare, Jan 1997
 
COURSES TAUGHT:
Air Force Institute of Technology
IMGT 530 Introduction to Information Resource Management
IMGT 560 Fundamentals of Computer Systems
IMGT 561 Database Management
IMGT 651 Systems Analysis and Design
IMGT 669 Business Process Reengineering
IMGT 671 Information Engineering
IMGT 680 Knowledge Management
IMGT 684 Strategic Information Management
IMGT 687 Managerial Aspects of Information Warfare
IMGT 688 Security and Ethics in the Information Age
IMGT 690 Information Resource Management Capstone Seminar
IMGT 695 Information Resource Management Colloquium
IMGT 699 Server Consolidation Strategies
IMGT 699 Managerial Use of Group Support Systems
LOGM 510 Managerial Use of Information Systems
ORSC 556 Managerial Use of the Internet
SMGT 546 Project Management