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Information Systems Research: Foundations, Design and Theory (2023)
Book
Ali, M. (2023). Information Systems Research: Foundations, Design and Theory. UK: Palgrave Macmillan

This textbook will delve into the philosophical foundation of contemporary IS research design with particular emphasis on the methodological tools that can be applied to conduct effective research in the multidisciplinary area of contemporary IS. Wha... Read More about Information Systems Research: Foundations, Design and Theory.

Shifting Paradigms in the Rapidly Developing Global Digital Ecosystem: A GCC Perspective (2023)
Book Chapter
Ali, M. Shifting Paradigms in the Rapidly Developing Global Digital Ecosystem: A GCC Perspective. In Digital Entrepreneurship and Co-Creating Value Through Digital Encounters (12-16). UK: IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-6684-7416-7

Despite growing scholarly interest in the impact of the digital economy on economic recovery in the midst of the current global crisis and regional development situations, research on the effects of the global crisis on developing digital economies i... Read More about Shifting Paradigms in the Rapidly Developing Global Digital Ecosystem: A GCC Perspective.

Taxonomy of Industry 4.0 Technologies in Digital Entrepreneurship and Co-Creating Value (2023)
Book Chapter
Ali, M. (2023). Taxonomy of Industry 4.0 Technologies in Digital Entrepreneurship and Co-Creating Value. In Digital Entrepreneurship and Co-Creating Value Through Digital Encounters (12-16). UK: IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-6684-7416-7

This chapter proposes a taxonomy of Industry 4.0 (I4.0) technologies in the context of digital entrepreneurship and co-creating value. The I4.0 taxonomy ranges from cyber-physical systems and the Internet of Things (IoT) to big data and cloud computi... Read More about Taxonomy of Industry 4.0 Technologies in Digital Entrepreneurship and Co-Creating Value.

Multi-Perspectives of Contemporary Digital Transformation Models of Complex Innovation Management (2023)
Book Chapter
Ali, M., Wood-Harper, T., & Kutar, M. (2023). Multi-Perspectives of Contemporary Digital Transformation Models of Complex Innovation Management. In Digital Entrepreneurship and Co-Creating Value Through Digital Encounters (12-16). UK: IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-6684-7416-7

Within the past decade, there has been a paradigm shift in complex innovation in organisations through the adoption of contemporary technologies, which has brought us into the age of digital transformation (DT). We adopt a conceptual approach to anal... Read More about Multi-Perspectives of Contemporary Digital Transformation Models of Complex Innovation Management.

Understanding the technical and social paradoxes of learning management systems usage in Higher Education: a sociotechnical perspective (2023)
Journal Article
Ali, M., Wood Harper, T., & Bob, W. (2023). Understanding the technical and social paradoxes of learning management systems usage in Higher Education: a sociotechnical perspective. Systems Research and Behavioral Science, 41(1), 134-152. https://doi.org/10.1002/sres.2945

The recent COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedentedly complex situation and wicked problem in the education domain. This has forced educators and learners to study from home using unfamiliar pedagogical typologies and technologies in order to a... Read More about Understanding the technical and social paradoxes of learning management systems usage in Higher Education: a sociotechnical perspective.

Understanding big data driven decision making in British financial organisations (2022)
Presentation / Conference
financial organisations. Presented at UK Academy for Information Systems Conference Proceedings 2022, Virtual

Although big data can enhance financial decision-making in organisations (e.g., predicting financial performance), the epistemological argument of big data is that knowledge or truth which relies on (big) data needs to first be generated to make key... Read More about Understanding big data driven decision making in British financial organisations.

Cultural challenges of ERP implementation in Middle-Eastern oil & gas sector: an action research approach (2022)
Journal Article
Ali, M., Edghiem, F., & Alkhalifah, E. (2022). Cultural challenges of ERP implementation in Middle-Eastern oil & gas sector: an action research approach. Systemic Practice and Action Research, 36, 111-140. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11213-022-09600-4

The purpose of this paper was to examine the cultural barriers that existed at various stages of the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementation process, using the Middle-Eastern oil and gas sector as a case study. Due to a variety of cultural... Read More about Cultural challenges of ERP implementation in Middle-Eastern oil & gas sector: an action research approach.

Future role of sustainable innovation technologies in crisis management (2022)
Book
Ali, M. (2022). Future role of sustainable innovation technologies in crisis management. IGI. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-7998-9815-3

The increasing use of innovative technologies by global businesses has sparked debate about their application in crisis resolution. Resolution tools can be used by global businesses to manage various types of crisis situations, such as natural disast... Read More about Future role of sustainable innovation technologies in crisis management.

A review of contemporary practical applications of cyber security in cloud computing service models (2021)
Journal Article
Ali, M., & Edghiem, F. (2021). A review of contemporary practical applications of cyber security in cloud computing service models

Cloud computing (CC) has slowly evolved into one of the most widely discussed developments for organisational development through technologies such as personal computers and mobile devices. The application of ubiquitous technologies to protect busine... Read More about A review of contemporary practical applications of cyber security in cloud computing service models.

The need for robust digital tax regimes in the Gulf: a case of the Saudi Arabian tax system
Presentation / Conference
Almalki, S., & Ali, M. The need for robust digital tax regimes in the Gulf: a case of the Saudi Arabian tax system. Presented at BAM2022

Governments in numerous western nations have digitalized their taxation systems, resulting in economic growth and a decrease in crimes such as tax evasion. This has garnered the interest of developing nations that wish to replicate this success. Alth... Read More about The need for robust digital tax regimes in the Gulf: a case of the Saudi Arabian tax system.

UK’s human cloud SMEs’ imbrication; unravelling sociomaterial new routines
Presentation / Conference
Ali, M., Edghiem, F., & Abualqumboz, M. UK’s human cloud SMEs’ imbrication; unravelling sociomaterial new routines. Presented at 35th BAM2021 Conference - British Academy of Management, Online/Virtual

The human cloud is an emerging technological paradigm that provides a set of online digital marketplaces in which talent and those seeking to employ talent can find and engage one another in a work arrangement. Whereas cloud offerings, such as Google... Read More about UK’s human cloud SMEs’ imbrication; unravelling sociomaterial new routines.

A framework of Internet of Things (IoT) as an ICT strategy to facilitate information and communication sharing in UK universities
Presentation / Conference
Ali, M., Wood-Harper, T., Newman, M., & Wood, B. A framework of Internet of Things (IoT) as an ICT strategy to facilitate information and communication sharing in UK universities. Presented at BAM2020 Conference In The Cloud, United Kingdom

The Internet of Things (IoT) has become a growing trend in the current technological panorama. In Education, the IoT is a vastly developing technologically driven information and communication environment for researchers, students, and administrators... Read More about A framework of Internet of Things (IoT) as an ICT strategy to facilitate information and communication sharing in UK universities.