Professor David Sundaram

PhD in Management Science and Information Systems, PGDip in Industrial Engineering and BE in Electronics and Communication.

Biography

Professor in Information Systems, BE Madras, PGDipIE Madras, Ph.D. Auckland.

Special Interests:

Design and implementation of Decision Support System Generators
Design and implementation of flexible and evolvable Information Systems
Enterprise application integration with a focus on ERP-DSS integration
Enterprise Systems and their Implementation
Process, information, and decision modelling
Triple Bottom Line modelling and reporting

 

Research | Current

My primary research interests are in the design and implementation of adaptive systems that are flexible and evolvable and support informational, decisional, knowledge and collaboration needs of organisations. Related research interests that support the above include (1) adaptive organisations and supporting them through the interweaving of deliberate and emergent strategies (2) process, information, and decision modelling (2) sustainability modelling and reporting (3) ubiquitous information systems (4) enterprise systems and their implementation.

Teaching | Current

Positions Held:

FromToInstitutionPosition Held
2009 2015 University of Auckland, New Zealand Associate Professor ISOM
2000 2008 University of Auckland, New Zealand Senior Lecturer ISOM
1996 1999 University of Auckland, New Zealand Lecturer MSIS
1992 1995 University of Auckland, New Zealand Tutor & Research Assistant MSIS
1988 1992 National Productivity Council, India Assistant Director and Consultant (Computer Services Division)

 

Teaching:

2006 INFOSYS 222 Database Systems
2006 INFOSYS 321 Enterprise Systems
2006 INFOSYS 737 Enterprise Resource Planning Systems
2005 INFOSYS 722 Decision Support Systems
2005 INFOSYS 726 Information Modelling
2002 INFOSYS 733 Object Oriented Systems Analysis and Design

 

Distinctions/Honours

2013 Teaching Excellence Award for Innovation in Teaching, University of Auckland.
2012 Teaching Excellence Award for Innovation in Teaching, University of Auckland Business School (UABS). 
2011 Teaching Excellence Award for Postgraduate Research Supervision, UABS.
2005 Senior Prize, School of Theology, University of Auckland
2003 Distinguished Teaching Award - Sustained Excellence in Teaching (1996-2002)
2003 Net Institute, New York University Summer Research Grant.
1998 Runner up in the Best Visionary World competition, Informix Software Ltd, USA
1996 Engines for Innovation Grant by Informix Software Ltd, USA.
1995 Departmental Tutor Award, MSIS Department, University of Auckland
1994 Engines for Innovation Grant by Illustra Information Technologies, Inc., USA.
1990 Director General's Silver Medal for Academic Excellence by the National Productivity Council

 

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Hoksbergen, M., Chan, J., Peko, G., & Sundaram, D. (2020). Counterbalancing the Asymmetric Information Paradigm on High-Value Low-Frequency Transactions. Proceedings of the 53rd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 4685-4692. Manoa, Hawaii, USA: University of Hawai'i at Manoa. 10.24251/HICSS.2020.576
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Johnny Chan, Mark Hoksbergen, Gabrielle Peko
  • Hoksbergen, M., Chan, J., Peko, G., & Sundaram, D. (2020). Counterbalancing asymmetric information: A process driven systems thinking approach to information sharing of decentralized databases. EAI ICCASA Proceedings Online - Thai Nguyen, Vietnam. Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Johnny Chan, Mark Hoksbergen, Gabrielle Peko
  • Spil, T. A. M., Romijnders, V., Sundaram, D., Wickramasinghe, N., & Kijl, B. (2020). Are serious games too serious? Diffusion of wearable technologies and the creation of a diffusion of serious games model. International Journal of Information Management10.1016/j.ijinfomgt.2020.102202
  • Hoksbergen, M., Chan, J., Peko, G., & Sundaram, D. (2020). Illuminating the VorteX between the Tacit and the Explicit: Bridging the Knowledge Gap in High-Value Low-Frequency Transactions. Paper presented at Conference of the Association-for-Information-Systems (AMCIS), ELECTR NETWORK. 10 August - 14 August 2020. AMCIS 2020 PROCEEDINGS. (pp. 10).
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Gabrielle Peko, Mark Hoksbergen, Johnny Chan
  • Thangavelu, S., Janczewski, L., Peko, G., & Sundaram, D. (2020). Commercial Drones: Peeping Tom or Precision Operator? A Governance, Risk and Compliance Framework for a Secure Drone Eco-system. Paper presented at Conference of the Association-for-Information-Systems (AMCIS), ELECTR NETWORK. 10 August - 14 August 2020. AMCIS 2020 PROCEEDINGS. (pp. 5).
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Gabrielle Peko
  • Rasco, A., Chan, J., Peko, G., & Sundaram, D. (2020). Serious Financial Games for Youth: An Evolutionary Action Design Science Approach. AMCIS 2020 Proceedings Online - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: AIS. Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Aldrich Rasco, Gabrielle Peko, Johnny Chan
  • Chikelue, C.-O., Choudrie, J., Nwanekezie, A., Sundaram, D., & Peko, G. (2020). Investigating the Use, Adoption and Diffusion of Online Social Network Adoption (Facebook vs Twitter), within the Older Adult Population (50+) in Hertfordshire UK.. HICSS.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Gabrielle Peko
  • Sadovykh, V., Peko, G., & Sundaram, D. (2020). Introduction to the Minitrack on Social Shopping: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.. HICSS.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Gabrielle Peko

Identifiers

Contact details

Primary office location

OWEN G GLENN BUILDING - Bldg 260
Level 4, Room 476
12 GRAFTON RD
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand

Web links