Troy J. Strader

Troy J. Strader is Professor of Information Systems in the Drake University College of Business and Public Administration. Dr. Strader received his Ph.D. in Business Administration (Information Systems) from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1997. He has taught computer programming and technology strategy courses and his research interests include digital product management, online consumer behavior, information technology adoption, mobile commerce, and the impact of the Internet and e-business on initial public offerings. Dr. Strader has published in the International Journal of E-Commerce, Communications of the ACM, the European Journal of Information Systems, the Journal of the Association of Information Systems, Decision Support Systems, and other academic and practitioner journals and books. He has co-edited two books, the Handbook on Electronic Commerce, and Mobile Commerce: Technology, Theory and Applications. Prior to beginning his faculty career he worked as a computer programmer and information systems analyst.

Publications

Selecting the Most Desirable IT Portfolio Under Various Risk Tolerance Levels
Yu-Hsiang (John) Huang, Yu-Ju (Tony) Tu, Troy J. Strader, Michael J. Shaw, Ramanath (Ram) Subramanyam. © 2019. 19 pages.
To better assist decision-makers (e.g., enterprise executives) in selecting the most desirable IT portfolio, this study proposes a new IT Portfolio Efficient Frontier model that...
Acceptability of Social Media Use in Out-of-Class Faculty-Student Engagement
Joyce W. Njoroge, Diana Reed, Inchul Suh, Troy J. Strader. © 2018. 20 pages.
In this exploratory study, higher education faculty perceptions regarding acceptability of social media use for out-of-class student engagement are identified. Hypotheses are...
Acceptability of Social Media Use in Out-of-Class Faculty-Student Engagement
Joyce W. Njoroge, Diana Reed, Inchul Suh, Troy J. Strader. © 2016. 19 pages.
In this exploratory study, higher education faculty perceptions regarding acceptability of social media use for out-of-class student engagement are identified. Hypotheses are...
Instructor Perceptions of Web Technology Feature and Instructional Task Fit
Troy J. Strader, Diana Reed, Inchul Suh, Joyce W. Njoroge. © 2015. 14 pages.
In this exploratory study, university faculty (instructor) perceptions of the extent to which eight unique features of Web technology are useful for various instructional tasks...
Online and Offline Content Piracy Activities: Characteristics and Ethical Perceptions
Troy J. Strader, J. Royce Fichtner, Geoffrey D. Bartlett, Lou Ann Simpson. © 2014. 15 pages.
This study identifies several factors that influence an individual's ethical perceptions of other user's content piracy activities. It addresses the relationship between...
The Impact of Context on Employee Perceptions of Acceptable Non-Work Related Computing
Troy J. Strader, J. Royce Fichtner, Suzanne R. Clayton, Lou Ann Simpson. © 2013. 15 pages.
Employees have access to a wide range of computer-related resources at work, and often these resources are used for non-work related personal activities. In this study, the...
Digital Convergence and Horizontal Integration Strategies
Troy J. Strader. © 2013. 29 pages.
Digital technology is unique in that it enables convergence of access devices and content as well as convergence of industry participant operations and strategy. This digital...
Software Firm Cost Structure and Its Impact on IPOs in the E-Commerce Era
Richard B. Carter, Troy J. Strader. © 2012. 12 pages.
The first decade of the e-commerce era saw an increase in activity in the software development industries as new firms were created and existing firms made acquisitions. Many...
Digital Product Management, Technology and Practice: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Troy J. Strader. © 2011. 316 pages.
Products that can be stored, produced, and disseminated in a digital form can be referred to as digital products.  Digital products involve some combination of text, images...
Digital Convergence and Horizontal Integration Strategies
Troy J. Strader. © 2011. 29 pages.
Digital technology is unique in that it enables convergence of access devices and content as well as convergence of industry participant operations and strategy. This digital...
Digital Technology in the 21st Century
Troy J. Strader. © 2011. 28 pages.
Have digital technologies reached their full potential? It seems pretty clear that the answer is no. ?All aspects of digital technology continue to evolve as scientists make...
The Impact of Context on Employee Perceptions of Acceptable Non-Work Related Computing
Troy J. Strader, J. Royce Fichtner, Suzanne R. Clayton, Lou Ann Simpson. © 2011. 15 pages.
Employees have access to a wide range of computer-related resources at work, and often these resources are used for non-work related personal activities. In this study, the...
Software Firm Cost Structure and Its Impact on IPOs in the E-Commerce Era
Richard B. Carter, Troy J. Strader. © 2010. 13 pages.
The first decade of the e-commerce era saw an increase in activity in the software development industries as new firms were created and existing firms made acquisitions. Many...
User Perceptions of the Usefulness of E-Mail and Instant Messaging
Philip Houle, Troy Strader, Sridhar Ramaswami. © 2007. 9 pages.
This chapter describes research that explores the impact of unsolicited traffic on the perceived usefulness of electronic message technologies. Two technologies were explored...
From Catalogs to the Web: The Evolution of Airgun Products, Inc.
Michael K. Shearn, Chip E. Miller, Troy J. Strader. © 2006. 19 pages.
Airgun Products, Inc. (API) is a small firm that sells airguns and related products directly to consumers. From their founding in 1989 through the mid-1990s, they sold their...
Managerial Issues for Telecommuting
Anthony R. Hendrickson, Troy J. Strader. © 2006. 13 pages.
In this paper the issues faced by firms in today’s telecommunications environment are compared and contrasted with an actual telecommuting case study of Trade Reporting and Data...
International Journal of E-Business Research (IJEBR)
Jeffrey Hsu. Est. 2005.
The emergence of electronic business is one of the most profound changes that revolutionized the process of buying, selling, and exchanging products and services over the...
From Catalogs to the Web: The Evolution of Airgun Products, Inc.
Michael K. Shearn, Chip E. Miller, Troy J. Strader. © 2005. 18 pages.
Airgun Products, Inc. (API) is a small firm that sells airguns and related products directly to consumers. From their founding in 1989 through the mid-1990s, they sold their...
Spam, Spim, and User Perceptions of E-Mail and Instant Messaging Usefulness
Troy J. Strader, Philip A. Houle, Sridhar N. Ramaswami. © 2005. 7 pages.
This article investigates the effect of unsolicited electronic messages, also known as spam and spim, on perceptions of e-mail and instant messaging usefulness. It is...
How One Niche Player in the Internet Security Field Fulfills an Important Role
Troy J. Strader, Daniel M. Norris, Philip A. Houle, Charles B. Shrader. © 2004. 11 pages.
This chapter examines an entrepreneurial effort to provide products in the Internet security marketplace. The specific focus is on a company named Palisade Systems, which is now...
Palisade Systems: New Markets for Internet Security Products
Sujata Mahanti, Prabdeep Bajwa, Troy J. Strader, Charles B. Shrader. © 2004. 15 pages.
This case study describes the experience of an Internet security product development company. Terrorism, fraud, and related regulatory changes have created new market...
Palisade Systems: New Markets for Internet Security Products
Sujata Mahanti, Prabdeep Bajwa, Troy J. Strader, Charles B. Shrader. © 2004. 15 pages.
This case study describes the experience of an Internet security product development company. Terrorism, fraud, and related regulatory changes have created new market...
Mobile Commerce: Technology, Theory and Applications
Brian E. Mennecke, Troy J. Strader. © 2003. 364 pages.
M-commerce (mobile-commerce) refers to e-commerce activities carried out via a mobile terminal such as a phone or PDA. M-commerce applications for both individuals and...
The Impact of Information Sharing on Order Fulfillment in Divergent Differentiation Supply Chains
Troy J. Strader, Fu-Ren Lin, Michael J. Shaw. © 2002. 21 pages.
Current information technology (IT), such as extended intranets (extranets) utilizing the components of the World Wide Web (WWW), makes information sharing between global supply...
Journal of Cases on Information Technology (JCIT)
Andrew Borchers. Est. 1999.
The Journal of Cases on Information Technology (JCIT) publishes comprehensive, real-life teaching cases, empirical and applied research-based case studies, and case studies based...
Managerial Issues for Telecommuting
Anthony R. Hendrickson, Troy J. Strader. © 1999. 10 pages.
In this paper the issues faced by firms in today’s telecommunications environment are compared and contrasted with an actual telecommuting case study of Trade Reporting and Data...
Managerial Issues for Telecommuting
Anthony R. Hendrickson, Troy J. Strader. © 1999. 10 pages.
In this paper the issues faced by firms in today’s telecommunications environment are compared and contrasted with an actual telecommuting case study of Trade Reporting and Data...
The Impact of Information Sharing on Order Fulfillment in Divergent Differentiation Supply Chains
Troy J. Strader, Fu-Ren Lin, Michael J. Shaw. © 1999. 10 pages.
Current information technology (IT), such as extended intranets (extranets) utilizing the components of the World Wide Web (WWW), makes information sharing between global supply...