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Subject areas

Business Information Systems

With a commitment to practice-based industry-relevant enquiry our research and teaching is centred on the analysis and understanding of the entirety of an organisation. This includes a focus on strategies, information management, decision-making and business processes and the introduction of innovation and improvement through the application of information technologies.

Adopting a holistic approach our research has four broad themes:

(1) Structures and services

Understanding the contribution of IS to the development of new intra- and inter- organisational business modes

Specific areas of interest include:

  • eGovernment
  • eCommerce
  • enterprise systems
  • application service provision
  • electronic records
  • collaboration and organisational teams.
(2) Modelling and management

Applying and enhancing methodologies and tools to assist organisations improve their performance.

Specific areas of interest include:

  • identity management
  • digital information design and management
  • business process management
  • project management.
(3) Intelligence and innovation

Increasing the capabilities of organisations to identify novel ways apply IS in their business

Specific areas of interest include:

  • innovation
  • business intelligence
  • environmental sustainability.
(4) Law and assurance

Developing strategies, policies and practices for the management of information over its entire lifecycle

Specific areas of interest include:

  • information policy
  • information risk and assurance
  • information technology governance.
Further enquiries

Dr Uri Gal
Postgraduate Coordinator (Research)
T +61 2 9036 5355