Monthly Archives: May 2017

EBC7101: That’s a Wrap!

The three-week intensive course EBC7101 (Research Workshop in E-Business) has now come to an end. I had a great bunch of graduate students (mostly M.Sc. and some Ph.D.) who were working on their research projects and theses in a variety of areas ranging from healthcare analytics, open data, e-learning communities, cross-border e-commerce, online consumer reviews text-mining, and agile… Read More »

Industry Perspective of My Research on Enterprise Gamification

My research on gamification recently got picked up by GamEffective, a market leader in gamification platforms for employee performance and learning. Gal Rimon, the company’s Founder and CEO talked about my 2015 journal article on enterprise gamification in his blog post. In the blog post, Gal correctly points out my article’s main premise about “meaningful” gamification which aims… Read More »

Springer LNBIP Edited Volume for MCETECH 2017

Our edited book titled “E-Technologies: Embracing the Internet of Things” has now been published by Springer. The book comprises conference proceedings from MCETECH 2017 (Multidisciplinary Conference on E-Technologies) for which I was the Program Committee Co-Chair along with my colleagues Esma Aïmeur from the University of Montreal, and Michael Weiss from Carleton University. The book was published under Springer’s Lecture Notes… Read More »

Teaching Research Methods in Spring/Summer 2017

This summer I am going to be teaching two graduate-level research methods courses (EBC7101 and EBC7102) for Master’s and Doctoral students in the E-Business Technologies programs at the University of Ottawa. This is the fourth offering of these courses, and I have particularly enjoyed teaching these courses. Not only do I get to draw upon my formal research… Read More »