Entries by Kevin Desouza

Europe Research Visit – France, Belgium, England

I will be visiting colleagues at Audencia Business School (France), University of Antwerp (Belgium), and Lancaster University (England) over the next couple of weeks. During my visit, I will deliver several public lectures, attend research forums,  and work on collaborative research projects. Schedule: Audencia Business School - Research presentation: November 13, 2017 Antwerp Management School – […]

Beijing Universities – Technological Innovation and the Public

I will be giving research presentations at Renmin University (School of Public Administration and Policy) and Beijing Forestry University (School of Humanities and Social Sciences) on November 3, 2017 Technological Innovation and the Public: 3Ps - Purpose, Process, and Products Technological innovations are fundamentally transforming all aspects of our society. I am particularly concerned with how technological […]

2017 Global Cities Forum, China Institute for Urban Governance, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

I am looking forward to my upcoming trip to Shanghai. I will deliver a keynote address at the 2017 Global Cities Forum hosted by the China Institute for Urban Governance at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. The Smart City Bandwagon: Have We Lost our Way? Cities around the world are investing significant resources to transform themselves into smarter […]

Visiting Queensland University of Technology

I will be visiting Queensland University of Technology from October 8-14. The School of Management seminar series - QUT Business School - October 10, 2017, 10:30 am – 11:30 am, Room Z1124, Level 11, Z block Technological Innovation and the Public: 3Ps - Purpose, Process, and Products Technological innovations are fundamentally transforming all aspects of our society. I […]

Paper at 2017 Assoc. Budgeting & Financial Management Conference

Alfred Ho (University of Kansas) will be presenting our paper at the 2017 Assoc. Budgeting & Financial Management Conference in Washington, D.C. Performance Budgeting in U.S. cities: A Multi-Level Analysis Many past studies have documented different types of performance information usage in the budgetary process.  Many also show that various organizational factors influence its usage.  In this […]

Two Papers Accepted for HICSS 2018

My colleagues will be attending the 51st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences to present our research. Factors Promoting the Collection of Performance Measurement: Evidence from US Local Governments Performance measurement has gained significant importance around the world. Many governments are adopting performance measurement as a part of reform efforts. Despite the widespread practitioner attention, academic studies […]

Cognitive Computing, Performance Analytics and Local Gov, & WalletHub Updates

Cognitive Computing @ Brookings Institution Tech Tank “Learning from Public Sector Experimentation with Artificial Intelligence,” (w/Krishnamurthy, R. and Dawson, G.S.) June 23, 2017. “Chatbots Move Public Sector towards Artificial Intelligence,” (w/Krishnamurthy, R.) June 2, 2017. Performance Analytics Project Report “The State of Performance Analytics in Local Government: Analysis of Measures,” (2/ Dawson, G.S., Ho, A. T-K., and Krishnamurthy, R.) Technical […]

Information Systems Research that Makes a Difference: A Modest Proposal

I will be speaking at SDA Bocconi School of Management on March 7, 2017. Thanks to Ferdinando Pennarola, Department of Management and Technology, for hosting the visit. Information Systems Research that Makes a Difference: A Modest Proposal I believe that research needs to be conducted in a manner that advances the greater public good, especially in fields that are of […]