Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems (WITS) Feeder
WITS, the Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems – is a global academic conference for information systems. The global WITS community is focused on addressing complex business problems or societal issues using current and emerging information technologies. With the theme being Technology-enabled Socioeconomic Transformations, SRITNE hosted the WITS Feeder Workshop at the Neemrana Fort Palace, Rajasthan on December 21, 2017. The Feeder workshop, which was conducted for the fi rst time in India, encouraged research at the intersection of technology and public policy. The summary of this ISB-hosted event is scheduled to be presented at the next global WITS conference in San Francisco, December 2018.

Wits Feeder: Technology - Enabled Socioeconomic Transformations (Thursday, December 21, 2017)
09:15 amWelcome Note & Opening Remarks - Prof. Ram Gopal, UConn School of Business
09:30  - 10:15 amKeynote Address
10:15 - 11:15 amDigital Transformations in Public Governance.
Impact of installation of POS devices on the performance of public distribution system - An empirical example from Karnataka: Maya Ganesh, Sarang Deo and Sripad Devalkar.
Role of ICTs in Combating Malnutrition in Schools: Increasing Transparency in India’s Mid-Day Meal Programme - Sisir Debnath and Mrithyunjayan.
11:15 - 11:30 amCoffee Break
11:30 - 12:30 pmSystems for Smart Energy Solutions.
FleetPower: Creating Virtual Power Plants in Sustainable Smart Electricity - Micha Kahlen, Alok Gupta and Wolfgang Ketter.
Towards Effi cient Energy Management: Transforming Energy Business with IT: Dmitry Zhdanov.
12:30 - 02:00 pmLunch
02:00 - 03:30 pmSocial Impacts of ICT.
The Impact of the Sharing Economy on Quality of Urban Mobility - Saharsh Agarwal, Deepa Mani and Gabriel Kreindler.
Understanding Drivers of ICT Adoption in Government High Schools - Evidence from Telangana: Deepa Mani, Karthik Rapaka and Tanushree Rawat.
Simulation-Based Crowd Management: A Design Science Perspective: Shankar Prawesh, Indranil Saha Dalal and Anurag Tripathi.
03:30 - 03:45 pmCoffee Break
03:45 - 04:45 pmCredibility & Authenticity in Digital Media.
Online Reputational Loss Aversion: Empirical evidence from Stack Overfl ow.com - Ramesh Shankar.
Fake News and Clickbait Website Detection Through Third Party Usage: Ram Gopal, Hooman Hidaji, Raymond Patterson, Erik Rolland and Dmitry Zhdanov.
04:45 - 05:00 pmClosing Remarks - Prof. Deepa Mani, Indian School of Business.
05:00 - 05:15 pmCoffee Break.
06:30 pm OnwardsDrinks & Dinner.