Business Information Systems

Information systems researchers are making a sustained and influential contribution to the management, modelling, governance, integration, analysis and use of very large quantities of diverse and complex data in an interconnected world.

Our Research

Information System Design, Adoption and Use

This area of research encompasses systems analysis and design approaches (including conceptual modelling), development methods (including agile), as well as studies of technology/system adoption in organisations, critical success factors, and factors and consequences relating to continued use of systems and technology.

IT Business Value

This area of research focuses on studying and increasing business value from the application of technology. It includes business process design, analysis and improvement, IT governance, social media, and impacts of various IT investments on business performance, to name a few.

Managing Data, Information and Knowledge

This area of research focuses on supporting business decision making through data - i.e. data-driven decisions. The research focuses on data analytics, including social media data, knowledge management and data/information quality.

Accounting Information Systems

This area of research focuses on the role of information systems in accounting. Specifically it includes the use and impact of XBRL (eXtensible Business Reporting Language), changing roles and practices of Information Systems audit, and use of distributed ledger technologies (blockchain) for audit and accounting.

Managing Information Technology

This area of research focusses on the appropriate management of technology in business. It includes cybersecurity, IT governance, business-IT alignment, and IT strategy/sourcing. 

 

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Engagement

Engage with UQ Business School

UQ researchers collaborate with global industry leaders in the IT sector, renowned thought leaders, and a range of user organisations and communities. These collaborations span application areas such as intelligent transportation and logistics, water resource management, environmental studies, social computing, healthcare, compliance and risk management, IT governance, and business process management.

 

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Our Programs

Undergraduate Postgraduate

The Business Information Systems discipline teaches into three of our undergraduate programs. Students are taught in-depth training in the design, analysis and management of information and related systems in business.

Bachelor of Advanced Business (Honours) 

Become a critical and reflective thinker capable of identifying, analysing and developing solutions for the complex challenges facing business in the 21st century.

 

Bachelor of Commerce

The Bachelor of Commerce combines core business and analytical skills with specialist knowledge, ensuring graduates can effectively adapt to the ever-changing global business environment.

Bachelor of Business Management

Gain the knowledge to be successful in the business environment of today and beyond. Shape your career through flexible majors that will prepare you for the constantly changing business world.

The Information Systems specialisation provides broad knowledge of business technologies and their impacts, to develop well-rounded Information Systems professionals.

Master of Business

Enhance your skill set needed to advance your career. This program will equip you with the knowledge and expertise to tackle the today’s business challenges through your choice of specialisation.

Master of Commerce

Be a critical thinker to solve real business problems and make confident decisions throughout your career. This program will challenge you to push your limits and refine your skills to boost your career outcomes.

Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Take the world by storm through this elite program that will equip you to find creative solutions to market, customer, and social problems faced in today’s society.

Academic Experts

Andrew Burton-Jones

Andrew Burton-Jones

Professor of Business Information Systems

David Alastair Robb

David Alastair Robb

Senior Lecturer in Business Information Systems

+61 7 3346 8130

a.robb@business.uq.edu.au

Dongming Xu

Dongming Xu

Senior Lecturer in Information Systems

+61 7 3346 8057

D.Xu@business.uq.edu.au

Jon Heales

Jon Heales

Senior Lecturer in Business Information Systems

Marta Indulska

Marta Indulska

Professor | Discipline Leader - Business Information Systems

Peter Clutterbuck

Peter Clutterbuck

Lecturer in Business Information Systems

Ron Weber

Ron Weber

Professor of Information Systems

Sabine Matook

Sabine Matook

Associate Professor in Information Systems

Saeed Akhlaghpour

Saeed Akhlaghpour

Lecturer in Information Systems

Shahrzad Roohy Gohar

Shahrzad Roohy Gohar

Associate Lecturer in Business Information Systems | HDR Student - PhD | Tutor 2017 (Semester 2)

Sophie Cockcroft

Sophie Cockcroft

Lecturer in Business Information Systems

Sunghun Chung

Sunghun Chung

Lecturer in Information Systems

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