Dr Ida Asadi Someh

Senior Lecturer in BIS

School of Business
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law
i.asadi@business.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 64479

Overview

Dr Ida Asadi Someh is a senior lecturer in the Business Information Systems discipline at the UQ Business School, The University of Queensland, Australia, and a research affiliate at the Centre for Information Systems Research (CISR), MIT Sloan School of Management, US. Her research focuses on organizational and societal impact of data, analytics and artificial intelligence. She completed her PhD in 2015 at The University of Melbourne and was awarded the best PhD thesis in Melbourne School of Engineering, and the Vice Chancellor’s PhD Prize at The University of Melbourne.

Ida teaches business analytics in undergraduate and postgraduate information systems programs. She previously has taught databases and data warehousing to both computing and information systems students.

Research Interests

  • Business Analytics
    The goal of this research is to help organizations create value from business analytics systems. This research focuses on the use and value of data for decision making as well as data governance to better manage the risks associated with data-driven decision making.
  • Big Data and Society
    This research explores the impact of big data and artificial intelligence on society. It particularly focuses on issues related to ethics, privacy and accountability as data and algorithms become pervasively used for decision making. The goal of this research is to create pathways to better distribute the value of data-driven services between various stakeholders.
  • Business Value of IT
    The goal of this research is to help organizations maximise the value from their IT investments. It includes explaining how value is created as well as approaches to measure the impact of IT.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Melbourne

Publications

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Publications

Book Chapter

  • Breidbach, Christoph F., Davern, Michael, Shanks, Michael and Asadi-Someh, Ida (2019). On the ethical implications of big data in service systems. Handbook of Service Science. (pp. 661-674) edited by Maglio, P., Kieliszewski C., Spohrer J., Lyons K., Patrício L. and Sawatani Y.. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-98512-1_29

Journal Article

Conference Publication

Other Outputs

  • Wixom, Barbara, Someh, Ida and Gregory, Robert (2020). AI alignment: a new management paradigm. Research Briefing Cambridge, MA, United States: MIT Sloan School of Management, Centre for Information Systems Research (CISR).

  • Rinta-Kahila, Tapani, Someh, Ida, Gillespie, Nicole, Indulska, Marta, Gregor, Shirley , Van Leent, Ryan and Ryan, Ian (2020). Delivering AI programs in the public sector: guidelines for government leaders. Brisbane, Australia: The University of Queensland and SAP SE.

  • Wixom, Barbara, Someh, Ida, Zutavern, Angela and Beath, Cynthia M. (2020). Explanation: a new enterprise data monetization capability for AI. CISR Working Paper. WP NO. 443. Center for Information Systems Research (CISR), Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

  • Wixom, Barbara and Someh, Ida (2018). Accelerating Data-Driven Transformation at BBVA. Research Briefing Center for Information Systems Research: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

  • Alfaro, Elena, Murillo, Juan, Girardin, Fabien, Wixom, Barbara H. and Someh , Ida Asadi (2018). BBVA Fuels Digital Transformation Progress with a Data Science Center of Excellence. Case Study Report. Center for Information Systems Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

  • Asadi Someh, Ida and Wixom, Barbara (2017). Data-Driven Transformation at Microsoft. Research Briefing Center for Information Systems Research: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

  • Someh, Ida Asadi and Wixom, Barbara (2017). Microsoft turns to data to drive business success. Case Study Report. Center for Information Systems Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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