Publications

Read, T. (September 2009). The IT Value Network: from IT Investments to Stakeholder Value, John Wiley & Sons Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey.

Read, T. (December 2007). White Paper: Indigo Project Management Office Evaluation. Indigo Chapters, Canada.

Boritz, E., O’Donnell, E., & Read, T. (June, 2005). Aligning investment in information technology with business strategy: What CFO’s need to consider. The Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA), Information Technology Advisory Committee (ITAC) white paper.

Read, T. (February, 2005). Research paper: Service Orientated Architecture (SOA) current state evaluation. Convergys, U.S.

Read, T. (September, 2004). White paper: Evaluation of exCITE! – Bell Canada’s approach to project delivery and application development. Bell Canada, Canada.

Read, T. (July, 2004). Beyond SOX: Managing risk in uncertain times - Corporate & IT governance, financial information, and system assurance considerations. The Toronto Society for Strategic Management, volume 7, issue 4, pages 8-10. Complete article available from Strategic Leadership Forum: www.slftoronto.com

Read, T. (July, 2004). Discussion of director responsibility for IT governance: 2003 research symposium on governance, transparency and integrity: The role of IT. University of Waterloo Centre for Information Systems Assurance. International Journal of Accounting Information Systems, volume 5, issue 2 , pages 105-107.

Read, T. (June, 2004). Research paper: IT outsourcing strategy, evaluation and scorecard considerations. Canadian Imperial Bank of Canada (CIBC), Canada.

Read, T. (December, 2002). Book review: International electronic commerce: Definitions and policy implications. Journal of Government Information, volume 29, issue 6, pages 452-453.

Read, T; Parr, J. (December 1996). Sales.Com, Telesis, ABI/Inform Global, 102, page 30.

Research

“Strategic Information Technology Investment Decisions in the Banking Industry".                                              Ph.D. at Nova Southeastern University, Florida. Completed June 2005.

The goal of the study is to investigate the strategic environment of the retail banking industry in North America and understand how banks decide upon strategic IT investments. The dissertation deliverable is a proposed framework for assessing strategic IT investments, within the North America banking industry. The framework is expected to provide a more effective approach for maximizing a firm’s shareholder value from strategic IT investments.

Committee Chair, Sumitra Mukherjee, PhD, Carnegie Mellon University, Professor, decision and information systems; phone: 954 262 2079; email: sumitra@nse.edu

Continued Research plan includes the following:

  • IT value-based management
  • The value of the PMO and project management
  • IT governance, beyond controls: investment and risk management for corporate impact
  • Evaluating information security investments
  • Assessing e-business for shareholder value
  • CIO leadership and corporate impact
  • RAD techniques defending onshore application development
  • Marketing IT within an organization

Teaching

Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, 2006-2010, System Analysis and Design undergraduate.                                     Contact Brian Patrick, Chair Computer and Information Studies.

Ryerson University, Toronto, 2005 autumn semester, eBusiness undergraduate.
Contact James Norrie, Associate Dean Administration, Ted Rogers School of Management.

Miami Dade College, Florida, 2002 spring semester, management studies, undergraduate, international students from U.S. and Latin America.                                                                                                                                                      Contact Barbara McElroy, Chair Business School.

Nortel Networks Executive Institution, Baltimore, 1996-1998, IT strategy and business planning, post-graduate level, international students from Europe, U.S. and Caribbean.

Nortel Networks Executive Institution, Baltimore, 1993-1995, account management workshop, designer and facilitator, post-graduate level, international students from Europe and Americas.

Teaching Interests include the following:

  • IT value-based management
  • Corporate-IT strategy, business planning, and governance
  • Information security and data integrity
  • Information management, policy, privacy, and managment
  • Project management and the PMO
  • System/application development life cycle
  • Decision support systems and real options
  • Enterprise resource planning
  • Change management
  • Management science and studies
  • Technology marketing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • e-Business

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