Andrew Burton-Jones, Professor, University of Queensland
Andrew is a Professor of Business Information Systems at UQ Business School. Andrew graduated from UQ’s Commerce program in 1998 and worked for several years in IT risk management for one of the Big-4 accounting/consulting firms. He then moved to Georgia State University in Atlanta, USA, to complete his Ph.D., followed by seven years at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, where he became a tenured Associate Professor. He returned to UQ in May 2012.
Andrew has taught information systems in undergraduate, graduate, and executive programs, in several counties. He has extensive experience in teaching IT governance and control, IT development, and digital health. He undertakes research in three areas. His first area focuses on how effectively organisations use IT. For example, he has been studying the effective use of electronic health records in health authorities. His second research area focused on improving methods to analyse and design IT systems. For example, he has examined ways to improve the specification of user requirements. His third research stream focuses on improving theories and methods used by researchers in the Information Systems discipline.
He has published in and served on the editorial boards of many journals in the Information Systems field. He has also served on the councils of the Association for Information Systems and the Academy of Management (OCIS/CTO Division). He is a Fellow of the Association of Information Systems and Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences of Australia. He is currently Editor-in-Chief of MIS Quarterly.