Information Systems Management & Analytics

The Information Systems Management & Analytics (ISMA) Group conducts cutting-edge research on the transformative potential of digital technology and data science to shape the future of organisations and society at large. Our distinctive research focus is cross-disciplinary and encourages partnerships with academics with hands-on research, industry leaders, government agencies, and non-profit organisations, allowing us to address contemporary problems and foster innovation in practical applications. 

The ISMA Group also houses the Gillmore Centre for Financial Technology and the Artificial Intelligence Innovation Network. Our faculty hold editorial positions in top-tier academic journals in the field, including MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research and Organization Science. We have an active group of doctoral students in different stages of their PhD research. 


Current areas of research 

Digital innovation, transformation, and entrepreneurship 

  • Platform ecosystems, digital value creation, open innovation and crowdsourcing, digital business strategy, and AI and the future of work

Data science and its applications 

  • Predictive and prescriptive analytics, Financial Technology (FinTech), social media and online communities, digital marketing and sharing economy, Internet of Things (IoT), blockchain, cryptocurrencies, AI and machine learning, crowd-based microfinance, and cyber security 


We run the highly successful MSc in Information Systems Management & Innovation. We also offer a portfolio of modules for Undergraduate courses, Postgraduate courses, the MBA, and Executive Education

Head of group: Professor Joe Nandhakumar.

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