Why Digital Platforms by Incumbents Fail

New paper co-authored with Leandro Jesus, Michael Rosemann, and Marek Kowalkiewicz forthcoming in Communications of the AIS. In an economy increasingly dominated by digital platforms, incumbent firms are trying to launch platforms associated with their original products to remain relevant and create additional value propositions. Yet, evidence shows that digital platform design from within a non-digital, […]

Exaptation Potential of Supply Chain Resilience Capabilities during COVID-19

New paper co-authored with David M Herold and Lorenzo B. Prataviera published in Production & Manufacturing Research. Identifying the exaptation potential of supply chain resilience capabilities during COVID-19: Insights from Australia What happens to newly built resilience capabilities when the pandemic is over? Using the concept of exaptation, we investigate how supply chain organizations have […]

Quantum Computing for Public Value: Insights from Australia

New report co-authored with Samar Fatima for the IBM Center for the Business of Government. Quantum computing is evolving from the fantastical to the achievable. Accelerated developments show promise for leveraging quantum computing to address previously intractable problems in government. The technology can foster immense potential benefits for the public, alongside far-reaching implications from using […]

Enabling cybersecurity incident response agility through dynamic capabilities

New paper co-authored with Humza Naseer, Sean B Maynard, and Atif Ahmad published in European Journal of Information Systems.  We explore how organisations enable agility in their cybersecurity incident response (IR) process by developing dynamic capabilities using real-time analytics (RTA). Drawing on RTA practices in the IR process at three large financial organisations, we develop a framework to explain […]

Is Mandatory Seller Disclosure of Flood Risk Necessary? A Brisbane, Australia, Case Study

New paper co-authored with Catherine Brown, Sharon Christensen, Andrea Blake, Karlina Indraswari, and Clevo Wilson published in Journal of Property, Planning and Environmental Law. Purpose – Information on the impact of flooding is fundamental to mitigating flood risk in residential property. This paper aims to provide insight into the seller disclosure of flood risk and […]

Metaverse-enabled entrepreneurship

New paper co-authored with Jörg Weking, Erwin Fielt, and Marek Kowalkiewicz published in Journal of Business Venturing Insights. Metaverse is expected to be a trillion-dollar market within this decade and to change the nature of entrepreneurship. However, research on metaverse, its opportunities, and challenges, as well as the nature of entrepreneurship remains scarce. This study lays […]

Organizational robustness: A conceptual framework

New paper co-authored with Yancong Xie and Mohammad Jabbari published in Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management. On organizational robustness: A conceptual framework Understanding robustness and how organizations can configure and adapt is fundamental for their survival. In this paper, we build on the general system theory to conceptualize the underlying mechanisms of organizational robustness. […]

Public AI Canvas for AI-Enabled Public Value

New paper co-authored with Samar Fatima, Christoph Buck, and Erwin Fielt published in Government Information Quarterly. Public AI canvas for AI-enabled public value: A design science approach Public agencies have a strong interest in artificial intelligence (AI) systems. However, many public agencies lack tools and frameworks to articulate a viable business model and evaluate public […]

Mitigating Urban Heat

New paper co-authored with Matthias Tuczek, Kenan Degirmenci, Richard T. Watson, TanYigitcanlar, and Michael H. Breitner published in Urban Climate. Mitigating urban heat with optimal distribution of vegetation and buildings The impact of climate change on cities poses a growing global threat, which is exacerbated by the urban heat island (UHI) effect. The optimal distribution […]

Digital Transformation in the Resource and Energy Sectors

New paper co-authored with Parisa Maroufkhani, Robert K.Perrons, and Mohammad Iranmanesh published in Resources Policy. The forces of digital transformation have delivered significant benefits like sustainable development and economic growth in a range of early adopter industries such as retail and manufacturing but, despite these potential benefits, the resource and energy sectors have been relative latecomers to digitalization simply […]