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

  • Rinta-Kahila, Tapani, Someh, Ida, Indulska, Marta and Ryan, I. (2022). Building Artificial Intelligence capability in the public sector. SAP Thought Leadership Paper: Public Sector Brisbane, Australia; Canberra, Australia: The University of Queensland; SAP Institute for Digital Government. doi: 10.14264/91738b9

  • Sadiq, Shazia, Aryani, Amir, Demartini, Gianluca, Hua, Wen, Indulska, Marta, Burton-Jones, Andrew, Khosravi, Hassan, Benavides-Prado, Diana, Sellis, Timos, Someh, Ida, Vaithianathan, Rhema, Wang, Sen and Zhou, Xiaofang (2022). Information resilience: the nexus of responsible and agile approaches to information use. The VLDB Journal, 31 (5), 1059-1084. doi: 10.1007/s00778-021-00720-2

  • Someh, Ida, Wixom, Barbara H., Beath, Cynthia M. and Zutavern, Angela (2022). Building an Artificial Intelligence Explanation Capability. MIS Quarterly Executive, 21 (2), 143-163. doi: 10.17705/2msqe.00063

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Grants

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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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

  • Sadiq, Shazia, Someh, Ida Asadi, Chen, Tianwa and Indulska, Marta (2021). Value creation from data - Why is this a BPM problem?. International Workshop on BPM Problems to Solve Before We Die (PROBLEMS 2021) co-located with the 19th International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM 2021), Rome, Italy, 6-10 September, 2021. Aachen, Germany: Rheinisch-Westfaelische Technische Hochschule Aachen.

  • Lockey, Steven, Gillespie, Nicole, Holm, Daniel and Someh, Ida Asadi (2021). A review of trust in artificial intelligence: challenges, vulnerabilities and future directions. Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences , Honolulu, HI, United States, 4-8 January 2021. Honolulu, HI, United States: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. doi: 10.24251/hicss.2021.664

  • Afrashteh, Sadaf, Davern, Michael and Someh, Ida Asadi (2020). Enhancing fairness in algorithmic decision-making through perspective taking. European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), Marrakech, Morocco, 15 June 2020.

  • Someh, Ida, Wixom, Barbara and Zutavern, Angela (2020). Overcoming organizational obstacles to artificial intelligence value creation: propositions for research. Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Maui, HI, United States, 7-10 January 2020. Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. doi: 10.24251/hicss.2020.712

  • Someh, Ida, Jafari Songhori, Mohsen, Wixom, Barbara and Shanks, Graeme (2018). Emergence of data and non-data team networks: an agent-based model. International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), San Francisco, CA United States, 13-16 December 2018. Atlanta, United States: Association for Information Systems.

  • Tona, Olgerta, Someh, Ida Asadi, Mohajeri, Kaveh, Shanks, Graeme, Davern, Michael, Carlsson, Sven and Kajtazi, Miranda (2018). Towards ethical big data artifacts: a conceptual design. 51st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Hilton Waikoloa Village, Hawaii, 3-6 January 2018. Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. doi: 10.24251/hicss.2018.571

  • Asadi Someh, Ida, Wixom, Barbara, Davern, Michael and Shanks, Graeme (2017). Enablers and mechanisms: practices for achieving synergy with business analytics. Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Waikoloa, HI, United States, 4-7 January 2017. Honolulu, HI, United States: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. doi: 10.24251/hicss.2017.649

  • Asadi Someh, I., Breidbach, C. F., Davern, M. and Shanks, G. (2016). Ethical implications of big data analytics. 24th European Conference on Information Systems, ECIS 2016, Istanbul, Turkey, 12 - 15 June 2016. Atlanta, GA United States: Association for Information Systems.

  • Asadi Someh, Ida, Frampton, Keith, Davern, Michael and Shanks, Graeme (2016). The role of synergy in using enterprise architecture for business transformation. European Conference on Information Systems, Istanbul, Turkey, 12-15 June 2016. Atlanta, GA, United States: Association for Information Systems.

  • Asadi Someh I. and Shanks G. (2015). How business analytics systems provide benefits and contribute to firm performance?. 23rd European Conference on Information Systems, ECIS 2015, Munster, Germany, 26 - 29 May, 2015. Association for Information Systems.

  • Someh I. A. and Shanks G. (2014). Complementarity of informational and transactional IT systems in generating IT-based business value. 8th Information Systems Foundations Workshop, WISF 2014, Canberra, Australia, 2 - 3 October, 2014. ANU E Press.

  • Someh, Ida Asadi and Shanks, Graeme (2013). Realising synergy in business analytics enabled systems. 24th Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS), Melbourne, Australia, 4-6 December 2013. Melbourne, Australia: RMIT University.

  • Someh I. A. and Shanks G. (2013). The role of synergy in achieving value from Business Analytics systems. International Conference on Information Systems, ICIS 2013, Milan, Italy, 15-18 December 2013.

Other Outputs

  • Rinta-Kahila, Tapani, Someh, Ida, Indulska, Marta and Ryan, I. (2022). Building Artificial Intelligence capability in the public sector. SAP Thought Leadership Paper: Public Sector Brisbane, Australia; Canberra, Australia: The University of Queensland; SAP Institute for Digital Government. doi: 10.14264/91738b9

  • 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.

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision