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Maura

Dr. Maura Atapattu [m.atapattu@qut.edu.au]

Maura has completed his PhD in Information Systems from QUT in 2015 and currently working as a Postdoctoral Fellow at QUT. His doctoral research on “Digital Connectedness and Business Agility” has been published in several top IS journals and conferences. His work also appeared in The Australian Newspaper and in Seven News Australia. During his doctoral work Maura worked with many distinguished IS scholars including Professors Varun Grover and T. (Ravi) Ravichandran. He has been invited to present his work at the University of New South Wales, University of Colombo and the University of Peradeniya in Sri Lanka. He is a chartered marketer and a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK). He has over 10 years of industry experience and has held several senior management positions in top multinational corporations in the Healthcare, IT Consultancy and FMCG Retail sectors.
Research interests:
Digital Connectedness and Vulnerabilities, Digital Business Strategy, Business Agility, Open Innovation
Publications:
Atapattu, M. and Sedera, D.,(2014) ” Agility in Consumer Retail: Sense-Response Alignment through the Eyes of Customers “, Australasian Journal of Information Systems.
Palekar, S., Atapattu, M. and Sedera, D., (2015) “Unveiling the Black Markets of Pooled Assets”, Australasian Journal of Information Systems.
Salim, S., Sedera, D., Sawang, S., Alarifi, A.H., and Atapattu, M., (2015), “Moving from Evaluation to Trial: How do SMEs Start Adopting Cloud ERP”, Australasian Journal of Information Systems.
Atapattu, M. and Sedera, D., (2014) ” Digital Connectedness: Conceptualization, Measurement and Implications”, PACIS.
Palekar, S., Atapattu, M. and Sedera, D. (2014) “Responding to Black Markets: Role of IT and Network Structures”, ICIS.
Atapattu, M. and Sedera, D. (2014) “Firm-Customer Mobile Digital Connectedness: Conceptualization, Measurement and Implications”, PACIS.
Atapattu, M. and Sedera, D. (2013) “Agility: Customer’s Perspective”, PACIS.
Atapattu, M. and Sedera, D. (2013) “Agility of the firm: Customer’s Perspective – a Research in Progress”, ECIS.
Atapattu, M. and Sedera, D. (2012) ” Ubiquitous Customer Relationship Management: Unforeseen Issues and Benefits”, PACIS.
Palekar, S., Atapattu, M., Sedera, D., Lokuge, S., ” Exploring Spiral of Silence in Digital Social Networking Spaces”, ICIS 2015.
Atapattu, M., Sedera, D., “Digital Connectedness to Digital Expectations:  A Research in progress”, ACIS 2015 (Under Review)
Teaching:
Enterprise Systems Applications (INB 311/ INN 311) – Sessional Academic / Tutor in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2015.
Enterprise Systems (INB 312/ INN 312) – Sessional Academic / Tutor in 2011, 2012, 2013.
Enterprise Systems Configuration (IAB 350) – Sessional Academic / Tutor in 2015.
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Siti Aisyah Salim [aisyahsalim@yahoo.com]

Siti Aisyah is a doctoral researcher in the Information Systems School at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia. Her research on cloud ERP adoption in SMEs has been published in a top IS journal and several conferences. She is a probationary lecturer at University of Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Malaysia. 
Research interests:
Cloud ERP, Technology adoption, Technology use behaviour
Publications:
Sawang, S., Sun, Y., and Salim, S.A., (2014), “ It’s Not Only What I Think but What They Think! The Moderating Effect of Social Norms”, Computers & Education.
Salim, S., Sedera, D., Sawang, S., Alarifi, A.H., and Atapattu, M., (2015), “Moving from Evaluation to Trial: How do SMEs Start Adopting Cloud ERP”, Australasian Journal of Information Systems.
Salim, S.A., Sedera, D., Sawang, S., and Alarifi, A. (2014), “Technology Adoption as a Multi-Stage Process: Differing Levels of Significance”, ACIS.
Salim, S.A. (2013), “Cloud ERP Adoption-A Process View Approach,” PACIS.
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Sachithra

Sachithra Lokuge [s.lokuge@qut.edu.au]

Sachithra Lokuge is a final year doctoral researcher in the Information Systems School at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia. Her research on “Agile Innovation” has been published in several top IS journals and conferences. During her doctoral work Sachithra worked with many distinguished IS scholars including Professors Varun Grover and Suprateek Sarkar. She has been invited to present her work at the University of Peradeniya in Sri Lanka. She worked in the industry as a Business Analyst in a software outsourcing company in Sri Lanka.
Research interests:
IT-led Innovation, Agile Innovation
Publications:
Sedera, D., Lokuge, S., Krcmar, H., Srivastava, S. C., & Ravishankar, M. N. (2014). The Future of Outsourcing in the Asia-Pacific Region: Implications for Research and Practice—Panel Report from PACIS 2014. Communications of the Association for Information Systems.
Lokuge, S., & Sedera, D. (2014). Enterprise Systems Lifecycle-wide Innovation. In Americas Conference on Information Systems.
Lokuge, S., & Sedera, D. (2014). Enterprise systems lifecycle-wide innovation readiness. In Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems.
Lokuge, S., & Sedera, D. (2014). Deriving Information Systems Innovation Execution Mechanisms. In Australasian Conference on Information Systems.
Teaching:
Enterprise Systems Applications (INB 311) – Guest Lecturer / Sessional Academic / Tutor in 2015.
Enterprise Systems (INB 312) – Sessional Academic / Tutor in 2014.
SAP Customer Relationship Management (INB 305) – Sessional Academic / Tutor in 2015
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Maduka Subasinghage [maduka.subasinghage@qut.edu.au]

Maduka is a final year doctoral researcher in the Information Systems School at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia. Her research on modularization techniques in software development outsourcing governance have been published in several top IS journals and conferences. During her doctoral work Maduka worked with many distinguished IS scholars including Associate Professor Shirish Srivastava and Dr. T. Ravishankar. She worked in the industry as a Business Analyst in a software outsourcing company in Sri Lanka. Maduka is a Sun Certified Java Programmer.
Research interests:
Modularization in outsourcing, Modularization and project governance
Publications:
Nuwangi, S.M Sedera, D. Srivastava, Shirish C. Murphy,G., (2013),“Intra-organizational Information Asymmetry in Offshore ISD Outsourcing” VINE: The Journal of Information and Knowledge Management Systems (VINE)
Nuwangi, S.M Sedera, D. Srivastava, Shirish C., (2014), “Introducing System Controls for Control Theory” , Australasian Conference on Information Systems.
Nuwangi, S.M Sedera, D. Srivastava, Shirish C., (2013), “Information Systems Development Outsourcing: The Role of Control Configurations”, International Conference on Information Systems.Nuwangi, S.M Sedera, D. Murphy,G., (2012), “Multi-level Knowledge Transfer in Software Development Outsourcing Projects: The Agency Theory View” Systems, International Conference on Information Systems.
Hajri, Z. A. Xu, W. Nuwangi, S.M Sedera, D., (2014), “Individual Innovative Use of ERP Systems”, European Conference on Information Systems.
Pouria Khosravi, A.R Nuwangi, S.M Perera, M (2012). “How Does Contingent Reward Affect Enterprise Resource Planning Continuance Intention? The Role of Contingent Reward Transactional Leadership”, Australasian Conference on Information Systems.
Nuwangi, S. M. Oruthotaarachchi, C. R. Tilakaratna, J.M.P.P. & Caldera, H. A., (2010), “Usage of Association Rules and Classification Techniques in Knowledge Extraction of Diabetes”; International Conference on Data Mining and Intelligent Information Technology Applications.
Nuwangi, S. M. Oruthotaarachchi, C. R. Tilakaratna, J.M.P.P. & Caldera, H. A., (2010), “Utilization of Data Mining Techniques in Knowledge Extraction of Diminution of Diabetes”; Vaagdevi International Conference on Information Technology for Real World Problems.
Teaching:
Enterprise Systems Applications (INB 311/INN311) – Sessional Academic / Tutor in 2013.
Enterprise Systems (INB 312/INN 312) – Sessional Academic / Tutor in 2013.
Business of IT (INB 301) – Sessional Academic / Tutor in 2014
Modelling Information Systems (IAB 201) – Sessional Academic / Tutor in 2014 and 2015.
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Shailesh Palekar [s.palekar@qut.edu.au]

Shailesh Palekar is a final year doctoral researcher in the Information Systems School at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia. His research on competing-complementarity of Social Media have been published in several top IS journals and conferences. He has over 15 years of industry experience in the news media, travel and international business.
Research interests:
Commercial and social impacts of digital technologies, Digital vulnerabilities and enterprise risks, Digital disruption and radical innovation
Publications:
Palekar, S; Sedera, D (2015): Competing-Complementarity of Social Media on News Organizations, Asia Pacific Journal of Information Systems.
Palekar, S; Atapattu, M; Sedera, D (2015): Unveiling the Black Markets of Pooled Assets. Australasian Journal of Information Systems.
Palekar, S; Sedera D (2015): Destabilizing Digital Business Strategy through Competing-Complementarity of Social Media, PACIS.
Palekar, S (2014): Competing-Complementarity of Social Media, PACIS.
Palekar, S; Atapattu, A; Sedera, D (2014): Responding to Black Markets: Role of IT and Network Structures, ICIS.
Palekar, S; Weerasinghe, K; Sedera, D (2013): Disruptive Innovation of Mobile Communication Apps, ACIS.
Palekar, S; Sedera, D (2013): The Competing-Complementarity of Social Media, ICIS.
Palekar, S; Sedera, D (2012): The Competing-Complementarity Engagement of NewsMedia with Online Social Media, PACIS.
Teaching:
Enterprise Systems Applications (INB 311) – Sessional Academic / Tutor in 2015
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abdul

Abdulrahman Alarifi [abdulrahman.alarifi@hdr.qut.edu.au]

Abdul is a final year doctoral researcher in the Information Systems School at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia. His research on “Enterprise Social Networking” have been published in several top IS conferences and have co-authored in several other papers in top IS journal and conferences. He has over 12 years of industry experience in IT management leading to his PhD.
Research Interests:
Enterprise Social Networks, User Participation, ESN user participation tactics.
Publications:
SA Salim, D Sedera, S Sawang, Alarifi, A, Atapattu, M. (2015), “Moving from Evaluation to Trial: How do SMEs Start Adopting Cloud ERP”, Australasian Journal of Information Systems.
Alarifi, A. Sedera, D. (2014), “Peripheral, central and coercive routes for promoting Enterprise Social Networks” Australasian Conference on Information Systems.
Alarifi, A. Sedera, D. (2013), “Enhancing Enterprise Social Network Use: A Control Theory Study”, Australasian Conference on Information Systems.
Salim, S.A., Sedera, D., Sawang, S., Alarifi, A., (2014), “Technology adoption as a multi-stage process”, Australasian Conference on Information Systems.
Rahman, M.I., Alarifi, A., Eden, R., Sedera, D. (2014), “Archival analysis of service desk research: New perspectives on design and delivery”, Australasian Conference on Information Systems.
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 Rashel

Md Istehadur Rahman (Rashel) [m3.rahman@hdr.qut.edu.au]

Rashel is a second year doctoral researcher in the Information Systems School at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia. His research on “Service Helpdesk in the Future” have been published in a top IS conferences. He has over 7 years of industry experience in IT management leading to his PhD.
Research Interests:
Service help desk, Technology Affordances, User Expectations, Service Quality.
Publications:
Rahman, M. I., Alarifi, A., Eden, R, and Sedera, D. (2014), “Archival analysis of service desk research: New perspectives on design and delivery”, Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS).
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Lucky

Badrunnesa Zaman (Lucky) [badrunnesa.zaman@qut.edu.au]

Lucky is a first year doctoral researcher in the Information Systems School at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia. Her research investigates “Green IT from the perspective of administrative innovation”.
Research interests:
Green IT, Innovation
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