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, […]

Doing strategic information systems research for public value

An editorial co-authored with Greg Dawson published in Journal of Strategic Information Systems. This editorial has two purposes. First, we address why a focus on doing impactful research that creates public value is vital for the present and the future of the information systems (IS) field. Second, we outline practices we have used to build research […]

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 […]

Digitalization and Sustainability: Advancing Digital Value

Kathryn Brohman (Queen’s University), Gregory S. Dawson (Arizona State University) and I have a new book currently in press. Addressing the key research question of how organizations transform to generate new forms of public and shareholder value by leveraging digital technology, expert contributors provide a deep dive into a diverse variety of business models from around the globe. […]

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 […]

The business model portfolio as a strategic tool for value creation and business performance

New paper co-authored with Peter Westerveld, Erwin Fielt, and Guy Gable published in Journal of Strategic Information Systems. The number of organisations that operate multiple business models continues to increase. However, operating multiple business models can be complex, as they often need to be harmonised within a broader portfolio due to their interdependencies. This complexity […]

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 […]

Assessing the Relevance of Governmental Characteristics to Address Wicked Problems in Turbulent Times

New paper co-authored with James Denford, Gregory Dawson, and Aroon Manoharan has been published in Public Management Review. Governments have long faced traditional bureaucratic problems and developed a set of mechanisms to handle them, but few studies have examined the government’s underlying characteristics in addressing such problems. Wicked problems – those with unclear definitions, causal […]

How Much is Not Enough: Corporate Social Responsibility and Beyond in the Resources Sector

New paper co-authored with Caroline Veldhuizen, Wasana Bandara, and Artemis Chang has been published in Resources Policy. Highlights CSR practices are comprised of stakeholder engagement and operational activities. A holistic framework based upon extant literature enhances analysis of CSR practices. Pursuit of social licence to operate has impacts at both surface and deeper levels. The […]