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Indiana University Bloomington

Information Management Affiliates

Bipin Prabhakar

Contact Information

(812) 855-5622
bkprabha [at] indiana [dot] edu (E-mail)
Godfrey Center, Room 2000P

  • Chair of the Information Systems Graduate Program
  • Clinical Associate Professor


  • Bloomington


  • Doctor of Business Administration, Mississippi State University, May 1999
  • Master of Science, Information Systems, Mississippi State University, August 1996
  • Bachelor of Technology, Electrical Engineering, University of Kerala

Professional Experience

  • Clinical Associate Professor of Information Systems, August 2008-present, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
  • SAP Fellow in Enterprise Systems, March 2005-August 2008, College of Business, University of Cincinnati
  • Academic Director, MS-Information Systems Program, September 2004-August 2008, College of Business, University of Cincinnati
  • Director of Information Technology, April 2001-August 2006, College of Business, University of Cincinnati
  • Assistant Professor of Information Systems, College of Business, University of Cincinnati

Awards, Honors & Certifications

  • Daniel J. Westerbeck award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching, College of Business, University of Cincinnati, May 2007
  • Microsoft ACE Security Fellowship, Microsoft Corporatioin, November 2005
  • EXCEL Graduate Teaching Award for Excellence in Graduate Education, University of Cincinnati, 2005
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Professional Interests

Enterprise Resource Planning (SAP), Information Systems Risk and Security

Selected Publications

  • Litecky, Chuck, Andrew Aken, Bipin Prabhakar, and Kirk Arnett (2010), "Skills in the MIS Job Market," Proceedings of the Fifteenth Americas Conference on Information Systems, San Francisco, CA, August. Read Abstract ››

  • Prabhakar, Bipin (2009), "Business Process Integration Project Using SAP," Proceedings of the 19th Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems, Phoenix, AZ, December.

  • Litecky, Chuck, Bipin Prabhakar, and Kirk P. Arnett (2008), "The Size of the IT Job Market: The 1990s vs. the 2000s," Communications of the ACM, April.

  • Lopes, Alex, Ajay Mehra, and Bipin Prabhakar (2006), "The Effects of Communication Medium on Patterns of Communication," Proceedings of the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, August.

  • Prabhakar, Bipin, Chuck Litecky, and Kirk P. Arnett (2005), "IT Skills in a Tough Job Market," Communications of the ACM, October. Read Abstract ››

  • Litecky, Chuck, Kirk P. Arnett, and Bipin Prabhakar (2004), "The Paradox of Soft Skills versus Technical Skills in IS Hiring," Journal of Computer Information Systems, Fall. Read Abstract ››

  • Litecky, Chuck, K. Arnett, and Bipin Prabhakar (2004), "Turnaround in the MIS Job Market?," Proceedings of the National Conference of the Decision Sciences Institute, Boston, MA, November.

  • Kim, Kyung Kyu, and Bipin Prabhakar (2004), "Initial Trust as a Determinant of the Adoption of Internet Banking," The DATABASE for Advances in Information Systems, Spring.