Öykü Isik

Born and raised in Istanbul, Turkey Öykü moved to the United States to be at one of the frontiers of technology innovation and earned her PhD degree on Business Computer Information Systems from the University of North Texas. She has always studied the organisational impact of information technology and enterprise  information systems with keen interest. That is also why she decided to focus her main research and teaching on business intelligence (BI) and how organisations can benefit from it. She specifically studies the capabilities that make BI successful in an organisation and how  different decision types can influence this success.

 

 



Expert in
Management Information Systems
ICT Management
Business intelligence
Operations & Supply Chain Management
Decision Support Systems
Organisational Impacts of Information Systems

Profile

Öykü Işık is an Assistant Professor of Information Systems Management at Vlerick. She holds an BSc degree in Computer Science and Mathematics (2002) and an MBA degree (2005) from Istanbul Bilgi University. She earned her PhD degree in Business Computer Information Systems (2010) from the University of North Texas. Before she joined Vlerick, Öykü has taught Information Systems courses at the University of North Texas and Istanbul Bilgi University.

Öykü’s main research interests are in the field of Business Intelligence (BI) and Business Process Management (BPM). At Vlerick, her main teaching duties concentrate on BI, BPM, and IT Management both in the degree programmes (Master/MBA) and in executive programmes.

She is actively involved with the BPM Network, a Centre for Excellence on business process management sponsored by MÖBIUS, where she conducts research as well as teaching activities. She is also an advisory board member of the BI-community, which is a network for business intelligence professionals in Europe.

 

Publications

Articles in refereed journals with impact

  • Isik Ö. Jones M. Sidorova A.  2013. Business intelligence success: The roles of BI capabilities and decision environments. Information and Management, 50(4): 13-23.

Articles in other (un)refereed journals

  • Isik Ö. Mertens W. Van den Bergh J.  2013. Practices of Knowledge Intensive Process Management: Quantitative Insights. Business Process Management Journal, 19(3): 515-534.

  • Viaene S. Isik Ö.  2013. Corporate IT transformation at Barco. Journal of Information Technology Teaching Cases, 3(December): 70-77.

  • Van den Bergh J. Thijs S. Isik Ö. Viaene S.  2012. The world is not enough: customer centricity and processes. BPtrends, (June)

  • Isik Ö. Jones M. Sidorova A.  2012. Business Intelligence (BI) Success and the role of BI capabilities. Intelligent systems in accounting, finance and management, 18(4): 161-176.

  • Van den Bergh J. Viaene S. Mertens W. Isik Ö.  2011. Over groeipaden en groeipijnen. Business Process Magazine, 17(4)

  • Sidorova A. Isik Ö.  2010. The state of research on business processes: A cross-disciplinary review. Business Process Management Journal, 16(4): 566-597.

  • Sidorova A. Isik Ö.  2010. The state of research on business processes: A cross disciplinary review. Business Process Management Journal, 16(4): 566-597.

Conference Presentations

  • Isik Ö.  2015. Big Data Capabilities: An Organizational Information Processing Perspective. Paper presented at 4th Pre-ICIS Business Analytics Congress, December 12-13, Fort Worth, United States.

  • Peters T. Popovic A. Isik Ö. Weigland H.  2014. The Role of Mobile BI Capabilities in Mobile BI Success. Paper presented at at the 22nd European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), June 9-11, Tel-Aviv, Israel.

  • Isik Ö. Jones M. Sidorova A.  2010. Business Intelligence Success: An Empirical Evaluation of the Role of BI Capabilities and the Decision Environment. Paper presented at BI Congress II: Pre-ICIS Conference, December 11-12, Saint Louis, MO, United States.

  • Isik Ö.  2009. Business Intelligence Success: An Empirical Evaluation of the role of Fit between BI and Organization's Decision Environment. Paper presented at Americas Conference for Information Systems (AMCIS), August 6-9, San Francisco, California, United States.

  • Isik Ö.  2006. An Exploratory Study: Comparing Two Decision Making Methodologies. Paper presented at INFORMS Annual Meeting 2006, November 5-8, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.

  • Isik Ö.  2005. ERP Selection Using Expert Choice Software. Paper presented at 8th International Symposium on the Analytic Hierarchy Process, July 8-10, Honolulu, Hawai.

Conference Proceedings

Doctoral dissertation

  • Isik Ö.  2011. Business Intelligence Success: An Empirical Evaluation of the Role of BI Capabilities and the Decision Environment.. 

Research reports

  • Isik Ö. Dupire M.  2016. Policy Paper 5: Protecting customer privacy in the financial sector. CFSI. (33 p.)

  • Van den Bergh J. Isik Ö. Viaene S. Helsen E.  2015. Re-positioning Business process management: Exploring key capabilities for successful business transformation. (14 p.)

  • Isik Ö.  2015. Data-driven financial services: State of the art. (15 p.)

  • Van den Bergh J. Thijs S. Viaene S. Isik Ö.  2013. Transforming through process: leading voices on process, people and technology. Vlerick Business School. (28 p.)

  • Isik Ö. Bircan T.  2012. Agile Business Intelligence: following the agile principles. (11 p.)

  • Isik Ö. Bircan T.  2012. Agile Business Intelligence: benefits and barriers. (9 p.)

  • Isik Ö. Viaene S.  2012. Agile business intelligence: suggesting a self-assessment tool. (14 p.)

Vlerick cases

  • Viaene S. Isik Ö.  2012. Corporate IT transformation at BARCO. ECCH Case Study. Reference no. 912-035-1 (C).