Review of Business Information Systems (RBIS) <p><strong>Published since 1997</strong><br>ISSN 1534-665X (print), ISSN 2157-9547 (online)<br>The Review of Business Information Systems (RBIS) welcomes articles concerning any aspect of business information systems.</p> en-US (Stephanie Clute) (Clute Institute) Sun, 01 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +0000 OJS 60 Two Perspectives On Botsourcing And Employment <p>Botsourcing is the augmentation or replacement of human jobs by robots or other computing systems. Despite its growing popularity, much uncertainty and even fear exists about its use. This paper summarizes considerations expressed by both sides of this issue.</p> Richard G. Vedder, Carl S. Guynes, James Parrish Copyright (c) Sun, 01 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +0000 Financial Closing Time, IT Capability, And Quarterly Earnings Patterns <p>This study examines whether superior Informational Technology Capability (ITC) is associated with a shorter financial closing time for publicly traded companies. We also compare patterns of late-year adjustment of quarterly earnings between ITC and non-ITC companies. ITC firms appear to have shorter financial closing times and seem to have a reduced probability to exhibit late-year earnings reversals.</p> Mingjun Zhou, Miguel Aguirre-Urreta Copyright (c) Sun, 01 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +0000