Category: Consulting

  • 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 […]

  • AuSIMM – North West Queensland – Regional Mining Conference

  • Research Partnerships – Brazil – August

    I am spending the next two weeks in Brazil visiting colleagues and developing research partnerships. I will deliver two research seminars: Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo (Aug 12) Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (Aug 15) Shaping the Future of Autonomous Systems in Society: Research with Impact Emerging technologies are fundamentally impacting and transforming all […]

  • University of Pennsylvania – Democracy in the Crosshairs Conference

    Heading to the University of Pennsylvania next week to attend the Democracy in the Crosshairs: Cyber Interference, Dark Money and Foreign Influence conference. The two-day event is a closed session. The conference is organized by the Center for Ethics & Rule of Law and the UPenn Law School. I co-authored a paper with Atif Ahmad  […]

  • QUT Business School

    After six wonderful years at Arizona State University, I have moved to Australia to take up an appointment as Professor of Business, Technology and Strategy at the QUT Business School.  

  • Delivering Artificial Intelligence in Government – New IBM Center for the Business of Government Report

    The IBM Center for the Business of Government released my new report today. Delivering Artificial Intelligence in Government: Challenges and Opportunities This report reviews recent progress made in applying artificial intelligence to public sector service provision, drawing on lessons learned from commercial experience as well as burgeoning cognitive computing activity by Federal, State, local, and […]

  • The Perils of Petascale IT Projects

    I have an article published in the current issue of FCW: The Business of Federal Technology on petascale IT projects. Good news: We no longer have to talk about megascale IT projects. Large-scale ventures that typically cost $1 billion or more, megaprojects used to be all the rage, but they are quickly being superseded by petascale […]

  • Korean Edition of Intrapreneurship

    The Korean Edition of Intrapreneurship: Managing Ideas Within Your Organization (University of Toronto Press, 2011) was just published by Institute of Global Management.

  • Mobile App Development in Highly Regulated Industries Report Released

    The Advanced Practices Council of the Society for Information Management has just published my report, Mobile App Development in Highly Regulated Industries: Risks, Rewards and Recipes. I co-authored the report with my former graduate student, Paul Simons, who serves as the CEO of iHear Network. Executive Summary Mobile computing has the potential to be as disruptive to […]

  • Mobile App Development in Highly Regulated Industries @ Society for Information Management’s Advanced Practices Council

    I am thrilled to be invited back to address the Advanced Practices Council (APC) of the Society for Information Management. The APC commissioned a research report on mobile app development in highly regulated industries. Over the last few months, I have collaborated with Paul Simon (CEO of iHear Network and my former graduate student at the University of […]