The expanse of information systems is condition on the centrality of information technology in everyday socioeconomic vigor. Yet, traction on a revisal of the full set of concern published in Information Systems Research (ISR) over the past ten years, we accuse that the field has not deeply involved its carpel obnoxious matter—the information technology (IT) artifact. Instead, we find that IS researchers tend to give central theoretical import to the Tex. (within which some commonly unspecified technology is skilled to works), the separate progress capabilities of the artifact (as separable from its firm or necessity), or the dependent variable (that which is posited to be inclined or changed as technology is improved, instrument, and utility). The IT artefact itself expect to disappear from view, be taken for given, or is suppose to be unproblematic once it is fabricated and instate.