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An Associate Professor in the Victoria Graduate School of Business at Victoria University in Melbourne, Australia. He holds Bachelors degrees in Science and Education, a Graduate Diploma in Computer Science, and a research Master of Arts in which he explored the origins of business computing education in Australian universities. His PhD involved a study in curriculum innovation in which he investigated the manner in which Visual Basic entered the curriculum of an Australian university. His primary research interests are in socio-technical interactions and technological innovation. His other interests include history of computing, use of information technology in educational management, information systems curriculum, professional and vocational education, project management and e-business. He has written several books relating to information systems and has published a number of book chapters, journal articles and conference papers on these topics. He is a chair of IFIP Working Groups 9.7 (History of Computing), Vice Chair of WG 3.4 (Professional and Vocational Education in ICT) and a member of WG 3.7 (IT in educational management). He is Editor-in-Chief of the new International Journal of Actor-Network Theory and Technological Innovation, and the Journal of Business Systems, Governance and Ethics. He is also an associate editor and review board member of several other journals. Chairman of IFIP WG9.7.
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    Noted IT historian, author, and professor of computer sciences
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