B.Sc.,H.Dip,M.Comm.,PhD

 
researcher
 

Biography

Denis Dennehy is a Lecturer in Business Information Systems in the School of Business & Economics and funded investigator at the Lero Research Centre for Software. His research primarily focuses on the mediating role of digital technologies and analytics, in the context of information systems and its implications for people, organisations, and society. His research has been published in top ranked journals including, International Journal of Operations & Production Management, European Journal of Operational Research, Information Systems Frontiers, Information & Management, IT & People, International Journal of Production Research, Government Information Quarterly, and the Project Management Journal. His research is informed through extensive engagement with organisations including Dell Technologies, Intel, Fexco, Leading Edge Group, Texuna, and Kepak Group.

He is a Senior Editor of Information Technology & People, is Guest Editor of numerous special issues, and Conference Chair of The 20th IFIP Conference e-Business, e-Services, and e-Society I3E2021, with a specific focus on 'Responsible AI and Analytics for an Ethical and Inclusive Digitised Society'. Previously he served as IoT Track Chair at IFIP WG8.6 Working Conference 2020 (India),  Proceedings Chair for the Open Symposium on Open Collaboration (OpenSym 2017) and Associate Editor for ECIS and ICIS.

He is Director of the MSc (Business Analytics) programme, which received the inaugural Dean's Award for Inclusive Teaching (Team Award) in 2019. More recently, he was a recipient of the 2021 'Teaching Hero' award; a national award that recognises nominees for being innovative or inspiring teachers. He teaches innovation management, project management, agile methodologies, and systems analysis and design at postgraduate and undergraduate level. He is a Senior Fellow, University of Turku, Finland, and visiting academic at ICN Business School, France. 

Selected 2021 Journal Publications 
  • Dennehy, D., Otieno, J., Spanaki, K., Despoudi, S. & Fitzgibbon, M. (2021). Â‘Supply Chain Resilience in Mindful Humanitarian Aid Organizations: The Role of Big Data AnalyticsÂ’, International Journal of Operations & Production Management. (ABS: 4*)
  • Cadden, T., Dennehy, D., Mantymaki, M., & Treacy, R. (2021). ‘Understanding the Influential and Mediating Role of Cultural Enablers of AI Integration to Supply ChainÂ’, International Journal of Production Research. (ABS: 3*)
  • Alshahrani, A., Dennehy, D., & Mäntymäki, M. (2021) ‘An Attention-based View of AI Assimilation in Public Sector Organizations: The Case of Saudi Arabia.Â’ Government Information Quarterly. (ABS: 3*)
  • Dennehy, D., Schmarzo, B., & Sidaoui, M. (2021). Â‘AI Innovation Through Design: The Case of Hitachi VantaraÂ’, International Journal of Technology Management. (ABS: 2*)










Research Projects

  Project Start Date End Date
Maximising the Value of Process Analytics at Intel Shannon 01-JAN-18 31-MAY-22
Erasmus+ Project Text Mining for Curriculum Design 01-JAN-18 30-SEP-19
Millennium Research Project 01-JUN-17 31-JUL-18
Quantifying and Improving Flow in Distributed and Legacy Organizations 02-JUN-15 29-DEC-17

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2021) 'Supply Chain Resilience in Mindful Humanitarian Aid Organizations: The Role of Big Data Analytics'
Dennehy, D; Otieno, J; Spanaki, K; Despoudi, S; Fitzgibbon, M (2021) 'Supply Chain Resilience in Mindful Humanitarian Aid Organizations: The Role of Big Data Analytics'. International Journal Of Operations & Production Management, [Details]
(2021) 'An Attention-based View of AI Assimilation in Public Sector Organizations: The Case of Saudi Arabia'
Alshahrani, A; Dennehy, D; Mäntymäki, M (2021) 'An Attention-based View of AI Assimilation in Public Sector Organizations: The Case of Saudi Arabia'. Government Information Quarterly, [Details]
(2021) 'Understanding the Influential and Mediating Role of Cultural Enablers of AI Integration to Supply Chain'
Cadden, T; Dennehy, D; Mäntymäki, M; Treacy, R. (2021) 'Understanding the Influential and Mediating Role of Cultural Enablers of AI Integration to Supply Chain'. International Journal Of Production Research, [Details]
(2021) 'AI Innovation Through Design: The Case of Hitachi Vantara'
Dennehy, D; Schmarzo, B; Sidaoui, M (2021) 'AI Innovation Through Design: The Case of Hitachi Vantara'. International Journal Of Technology Management, [Details]
(2021) 'Questioning Racial and Gender Bias in AI Recommendations: Do Individual-Level Cultural Values Matter?'
Gupta, M; Parra, C; Dennehy, D (2021) 'Questioning Racial and Gender Bias in AI Recommendations: Do Individual-Level Cultural Values Matter?'. Information Systems Frontiers, [Details]
(2021) 'Adopting Learning Analytics to Inform Postgraduate Curriculum Design: Recommendations and Research Agenda'
Dennehy, D; Conboy, K; Babu, J (2021) 'Adopting Learning Analytics to Inform Postgraduate Curriculum Design: Recommendations and Research Agenda'. Information Systems Frontiers, [Details]
(2021) 'Going with the Flow: Agile Development at Dell'
Dennehy, D; Conboy, K; Gogan, J (2021) 'Going with the Flow: Agile Development at Dell'. Case Research Journal, [Details]
(2021) 'Learning Without Limits: Identifying Barriers and Enablers to Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion in IS Education'
Wijeratne; D; Dennehy, D; Quinlivan, S; Buckley, L-A; Flynn, S; Keighron, C. (2021) 'Learning Without Limits: Identifying Barriers and Enablers to Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion in IS Education'. Journal Of Information Systems Education, [Details]
(2021) 'Artificial Intelligence in Information Systems Research: A Systematic Literature Review'
Collins, C; Dennehy, D; Conboy, K; Mikalef., P (2021) 'Artificial Intelligence in Information Systems Research: A Systematic Literature Review'. International Journal Of Information Management, [Details]
(2020) 'COVID-19 affected remote workers: a temporal analysis of information system development during the pandemic'
OÂ’Connor, M; Conboy, K; Dennehy, D. (2020) 'COVID-19 affected remote workers: a temporal analysis of information system development during the pandemic'. Journal Of Decision Systems, [Details]
(2020) 'Software Requirements Quality: Using Analytics to Challenge Assumptions at Intel'
Griva, A; Byrne, S; Dennehy, D; Conboy, K. (2020) 'Software Requirements Quality: Using Analytics to Challenge Assumptions at Intel'. Ieee Software, [Details]
(2020) 'Using Flow Tools to Enact Control in Software Development: A Cross-case Analysis'
Estevam, A; Dennehy, D; Conboy, K (2020) 'Using Flow Tools to Enact Control in Software Development: A Cross-case Analysis'. Information Systems Frontiers, [Details]
(2020) 'Ireland After the Pandemic: Utilizing Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Kick-Start a Sustainable Economic Recovery'
Dennehy, D. (2020) 'Ireland After the Pandemic: Utilizing Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Kick-Start a Sustainable Economic Recovery'. Cutter Business Technology Journal, [Details]
(2020) 'Sustaining Open Source Communities by Understanding the Influence of Discursive Manifestations on Sentiment'
Dennehy, D; Conboy, K; Ferreira, J; Babu, J. (2020) 'Sustaining Open Source Communities by Understanding the Influence of Discursive Manifestations on Sentiment'. Information Systems Frontiers, [Details]
(2019) 'Using Business Analytics to Enhance Dynamic Capabilities in Operations Researcs and Research Agenda'
Conboy, K; Mikalef, P; Dennehy, D; Krogstie, J (2019) 'Using Business Analytics to Enhance Dynamic Capabilities in Operations Researcs and Research Agenda'. European Journal Of Operational Research, [Details]
(2019) 'Breaking the Flow: A Study of Contradictions in Information Systems Development (ISD)'
Dennehy, D; Conboy, K. (2019) 'Breaking the Flow: A Study of Contradictions in Information Systems Development (ISD)'. Information Technology & People, [Details]
(2019) 'A Lean Start-up Approach for Developing Minimum Viable Products in an Established Company'
Dennehy, D; Kasraian, L; O'Raghallaigh, P; Conboy, C; Sammon, D; Lynch, P (2019) 'A Lean Start-up Approach for Developing Minimum Viable Products in an Established Company'. Journal Of Decision Systems, [Details]
(2018) '‘Big Time’: An Examination of Temporal Complexity and Business Value in Analytics'
Conboy, K; Dennehy, D; O'Connor, M (2018) '‘Big Time’: An Examination of Temporal Complexity and Business Value in Analytics'. Information & Management, [DOI] [Details]
(2018) 'Identifying Challenges and a Research Agenda for Flow in Software Project Management'
Dennehy, D; Conboy, K. (2018) 'Identifying Challenges and a Research Agenda for Flow in Software Project Management'. Project Management Journal, [Details]
(2018) 'Kanban in Software Engineering: A Systematic Mapping Study'
Ahmad, M-O; Dennehy, D; Conboy, K; Oivo, M (2018) 'Kanban in Software Engineering: A Systematic Mapping Study'. Journal Of Systems And Software, [DOI] [Details]
(2017) 'Going with the Flow: An Activity Theory Analysis of Flow Techniques in Software Development'
Dennehy, D; Conboy, K. (2017) 'Going with the Flow: An Activity Theory Analysis of Flow Techniques in Software Development'. Journal Of Systems And Software, :160-173 [DOI] [Details]
(2016) 'Software Startups - A Research Agenda'
Unterkalmsteiner, M; Abrahamsson, P; Wang, XF; Anh, ND; Shah, S; Bajwa, SS; Baltes, GH; Conboy, K; Cullina, E; Dennehy, D; Edison, H; Fernandez-Sanchez, C; Garbajosa, J; Gorschek, T; Klotins, E; Hokkanen, L; Kon, F; Lunesu, I; Marchesi, M; Morgan, L; Oivo; M,Selig, C; Seppanen, P; Sweetman, R; Tyrvainen, P; Ungerer, C; Yague, A (2016) 'Software Startups - A Research Agenda'. E-Informatica-Software Engineering Journal, 10 :89-123 [DOI] [Details]
(2015) 'Mobile payment value networks: designing a collaboration tool to approach key partnership issues'
Dennehy, D; Adam, F; Carton, F (2015) 'Mobile payment value networks: designing a collaboration tool to approach key partnership issues'. International Journal of Business Excellence, 8 (4):396-416 [DOI] [Details]
(2015) 'Trends in mobile payment research: a review of literature'
Dennehy, D; Sammon, D (2015) 'Trends in mobile payment research: a review of literature'. Journal of Innovation Management, 3 (1):49-61 [Details]
(2013) 'International development: exploring the gap between organisationsÂ’ development policy and practice - a Southern perspective'
Dennehy, D; Fitzgibbon, M; Carton, F (2013) 'International development: exploring the gap between organisationsÂ’ development policy and practice - a Southern perspective'. AI & Society, 29 (2):221-230 [Details]
(2012) 'Framework for Mobile Payments Integration'
Carton, F; Hedman, J; Dennehy, D; Damsgaard, J; Tan, K; McCarthy, JB (2012) 'Framework for Mobile Payments Integration'. Electronic Journal Information Systems Evaluation, 15 (1):14-25 [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2019) 'A Design Science Approach to Implementing Flow-based Information Systems Development'
Conboy, K; Dennehy, D; Gleasure, R (2019) 'A Design Science Approach to Implementing Flow-based Information Systems Development' In: Design Science Research (DSR). Cases. UK: SpringerNature. [Details]
(2017) 'Agility in Information Systems Development'
Conboy, K., Dennehy, D., Sweetman, R. and Morgan, L (2017) 'Agility in Information Systems Development' In: The Routledge Companion to Management Information Systems. London, UK: Routledge. [Details]
(2016) 'Leveraging Design Thinking to Innovate'
Dennehy, D; Adam, F; Carton, F (2016) 'Leveraging Design Thinking to Innovate' In: Open Innovation: A multifaceted perspective (Vol 1). UK: World Scientific. [Details]
(2014) 'Business Model Design Issues: The Case of Mobile Payments'
Dennehy, D; Adam, F; Carton, F (2014) 'Business Model Design Issues: The Case of Mobile Payments' In: Innovation in Financial Services: A Dual Ambiguity. UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishers. [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2021) The 20th IFIP Conference e-Business, e-Services, and e-Society
Alshahrani, A; Dennehy, D; Mäntymäki, M (2021) Adopting Artificial Intelligence in the Saudi Arabian Public Sector: Preliminary Findings The 20th IFIP Conference e-Business, e-Services, and e-Society [Details]
(2021) The 20th IFIP Conference e-Business, e-Services, and e-Society
Smyth, C; Dennehy, D; Fossa Wamba (2021) A Review of AI in the Supply Chain Industry: Preliminary Findings The 20th IFIP Conference e-Business, e-Services, and e-Society [Details]
(2021) The 20th IFIP Conference e-Business, e-Services, and e-Society
Langley, D; Reidy, C; Towey, M; Manisha; Dennehy, D. (2021) Developing a Machine Learning Model for Predicting Social Media Induced Fake News The 20th IFIP Conference e-Business, e-Services, and e-Society [Details]
(2020) IFIP WG8.6
Dennehy, D; Conboy, K; Ferreira, J; Babu, J; Schneider, J;Handali, J; Vom Brocke, J; Hoffmeister, B; Steiner, A (2020) Adopting Learning Analytics To Inform Postgraduate Curriculum Design IFIP WG8.6 [Details]
(2020) North American Case Research Association (NACRA)
Dennehy, D; Conboy, K; Gogan, J (2020) Start Finishing with Flow North American Case Research Association (NACRA) [Details]
(2020) European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS)
Handali, J., Schneider, J., Dennehy, D., Hoffmeister, B., Conboy, K., & Becker, J. (2020) Industry Demand for Analytics: A Longitudinal Study European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) [Details]
(2019) 18th IFIP Conference on on e-Business, e-Services and e-Society
Ferreira, J; Dennehy D; Babu, J; Conboy, K (2019) Winning of Hearts and Minds: Integrating Sentiment Analytics into the Analysis of Contradictions 18th IFIP Conference on on e-Business, e-Services and e-Society [Details]
(2019) OPENSYM | The 15th International Symposium on Open Collaboration
Abass Alesinloye, J; Groarke, E; Babu, J; Srinivasan, S; Curran, G; Dennehy, D (2019) Sentiment Analysis of Open Source Software Community Mailing List: A Preliminary Analysis OPENSYM | The 15th International Symposium on Open Collaboration [Details]
(2019) OPENSYM | The 15th International Symposium on Open Collaboration
Ferreira, J; Glynn, M; Hunt, D; Babu, J; Dennehy, D; Conboy, K (2019) Exploring Sentiment Analysis of Open Source Community Review OPENSYM | The 15th International Symposium on Open Collaboration [Details]
(2017) International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS)
O'Connor, M; Dennehy, D; Conboy, K (2017) Examining the Concept of Temporality in Information System Development Flow International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) [Details]
(2017) IWSM Mensura
Estevam, A; Dennehy, D; Conboy, K (2017) Adopting Flow Analytics in Software Development Projects IWSM Mensura Gothenburg, Sweden, , 24-OCT-17 - 26-OCT-17 [Details]
(2016) International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS)
Dennehy, D; Conboy, K. (2016) Early Adoption of Flow Artefacts in ISD: An Activity Theory Perspective International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) [Details]
(2016) R&D Management
Dennehy, D; Kasraian, L; OÂ’Raghallaigh, P; Conboy, K (2016) Product Market Fit Frameworks for Lean Product Development R&D Management Cambridge, UK, , 03-JUL-16 - 07-JUL-16 [Details]
(2014) Innovation for Financial Services
Dennehy, D; Sammon, D (2014) Trends in mobile payment research: a review of literature Innovation for Financial Services Montreal, Canada, [Details]
(2013) Proceedings of the 2nd International Cashless Society Roundtable Conference
Dennehy, D; Carton, F; Adam, F. (2013) Partnership Management in M-Payment Business Models: A Design Science Research Perspective Proceedings of the 2nd International Cashless Society Roundtable Conference [Details]
(2013) Proceedings of the 3rd Innovation for Financial Services Conference
Dennehy, D; Adam, F; Carton, F (2013) Designing a collaboration tool to assist practitioners approach key partnership issues when forming an m-payment business model Proceedings of the 3rd Innovation for Financial Services Conference [Details]
(2012) Proceedings of the 1st International Cashless Society Roundtable Conference
Dennehy, D; Adam, F; Carton, F (2012) Evaluating the business potential of mobile payment solutions - an application of the business model concept Proceedings of the 1st International Cashless Society Roundtable Conference [Details]
(2012) Proceedings of the European Conference on Information Systems Management and Evaluation (ECIME)
Dennehy, D; Adam, F; Carton, F (2012) Evaluating the process of delivering compelling value propositions: the case of m-payments Proceedings of the European Conference on Information Systems Management and Evaluation (ECIME) [Details]
(2012) Proceedings of the 2nd Innovation for Financial Services Conference
Dennehy, D; Carton, F; Adam, F. (2012) M-Payments: Exploring the process of creating and delivering value Proceedings of the 2nd Innovation for Financial Services Conference [Details]

Edited Books

  Year Publication
(2021) Responsible AI and Analytics for an Ethical and Inclusive Digitised Society.
Dennehy, D; Griva, A; Pouloudi, N; Dwivedi, Y; Pappas, I; Mäntymäki, M (Ed.). (2021) Responsible AI and Analytics for an Ethical and Inclusive Digitised Society Responsible AI and Analytics for an Ethical and Inclusive Digitised Society. India: Springer Nature. [Details]
(2020) System for Team Empowerment Research on Practice.
Hughes, M; Dennehy, D; Campion,M (Ed.). (2020) System for Team Empowerment Research on Practice System for Team Empowerment Research on Practice. Ireland: NUI Galway. [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
(2018) International Conference on Information Systems,
Dennehy, D. (2018) Associate Editor. [Program Committee], International Conference on Information Systems, San Francisco, USA , 11-DEC-18 - 15-DEC-18. [Details]
(2017) OpenSym Conference,
Dennehy, D (2017) Proceedings Chair. [Conference Organising Committee Member], OpenSym Conference, Ireland , 23-AUG-17 - 25-AUG-17. [Details]
(2017) The Journey to Enterprise Excellence,
Estevam, A; Dennehy, D; Conboy, K (2017) Improving Flow in Distributed Software Development Environments. [Oral Presentation], The Journey to Enterprise Excellence, University of LImerick , 19-MAY-17 - 19-MAY-17. [Details]
(2017) European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS),
Dennehy, D (2017) Developing Activity Theory in Information Studies workshop. [Invited Lecture], European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), Guimarães, Portugal , 06-JUN-17 - 06-JUN-17. [Details]
(2016) Mobile Payment Era,
Dennehy, D (2016) Executive Round Table Event. [Invited Lecture], Mobile Payment Era, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany , 24-OCT-16 - 24-OCT-16. [Details]
(2014) Innovation for Financial Services,
Dennehy, D; De Smet., D (2014) Interactive workshop that explored how design thinking and visualisation tools can enable innovation in financial services. [Co-chaired Session], Innovation for Financial Services, Montreal, Canada , 23-OCT-14 - 17-OCT-14. [Details]

Research Seminar

  Year Publication
(2013) Design Science Research in Information Systems and Technology (DESRIST) PhD Consortium, Finland.
Dennehy, D. (2013) Design Science Research in Information Systems and Technology (DESRIST) PhD Consortium, Finland. Research Seminar [Details]
(2013) European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) PhD Consortium, Belgium.
Dennehy, D. (2013) European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) PhD Consortium, Belgium. ECIS PhD Consortium (Belgium): Research Seminar [Details]

Thesis

  Year Publication
(2014) Designing tools that enhance communication and understanding between multiple stakeholders: the case of mobile payment value networks.
Dennehy, D. (2014) Designing tools that enhance communication and understanding between multiple stakeholders: the case of mobile payment value networks. Thesis [Details]
(2010) International Development: Exploring the gap between policy and practice. A Southern perspective.
Dennehy, D. (2010) International Development: Exploring the gap between policy and practice. A Southern perspective. Thesis [Details]

Teaching Interests

AI, business analytics & emerging technologies
Design thinking & innovation management
Information systems development (ISD)
Systems analysis and design
Contemporary project management
Research methods