On April 12th, Dr. Rehm from BIS chair gave an invited presentation as part of the first academic workshop at the SIM Connect Live conference in Dallas, Texas. SIM Connect Live is a premier event attracting IT leaders and CIOs from around the globe. SIM, the Society for Information Management, is a professional network that connects senior-level IT leaders with peers in their communities. Dr. Rehm's talk about information management in networks of small and medium enterprises highlighted the role of shared IT and application infrastructures during collaborative innovation projects. The invitation followed the selection of the related article published in MIS Quarterly Executive, “Role of Information Systems in Empowering Innovation Networks”; co-authored by Sven-V. Rehm, Lakshmi Goel, and Iris Junglas, in the 2015 MIS Quarterly Executive, 14(3), 87-103.