Career Break Post BA, FCCA, MBA

Contact Details

Doctoral Researcher
Business Information Systems
Joe Higgins PhD Room
JE Cairnes School of Business and Economics
NUI Galway

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E: roger.sweetman@nuigalway.ie
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researcher

Biography

Roger Sweetman is currently researching issues in Software Project Portfolio Management as part of the LERO group in NUI Galway. He previously worked as a software design engineer with a number of ambitious companies in the IT storage and processor design sectors. He subsequently qualified as an accountant and in 2012 completed and MBA from NUI, Galway. His research into portfolio management involves looking at models in the financial portfolio literature and examining the suitability for use in software project portfolio management. He has extensive public and private sector experience having also worked for the Department of Marine, providing storage solutions for the Irish National Seabed Survey and worked for 5 years in the Research Accounts Office of NUI Galway.
 

Research Interests

Roger's research area is in the applicability of financial models to software project portfolio management.                       

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2014) International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2014)
O'Dwyer, O., Sweetman, R., Conboy, K. (2014) Exploring Control Tensions in IS Project Portfolio Management International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2014) Auckland, New Zealand, , 14-DEC-14 - 17-DEC-14 [Details]
(2014) OASIS Workshop held in conjunction with the IFIP 8.2
Sweetman, R., O'Dwyer, O., Conboy, K (2014) The Emergence of Self-Organization in IS Project Portfolios: A Complex Adaptive Systems Perspective OASIS Workshop held in conjunction with the IFIP 8.2 Auckland, New Zealand, , 11-DEC-14 - 12-DEC-14 [Details]
(2014) 9th International Research Workshop on IT Project Management 2014
Sweetman, R., O'Dwyer, O., Conboy, K. (2014) IS Project Portfolios and the Edge of Chaos: A Complex Adaptive Systems Perspective 9th International Research Workshop on IT Project Management 2014 Auckland, New Zealand, , 13-DEC-14 - 13-DEC-14 [Details]
(2013) Lean Enterprise Software and Systems
Sweetman, Roger Conboy, Kieran (2013) Exploring the Tensions between Software Project Portfolio Management and Agile Methods: A Research in Progress Paper Lean Enterprise Software and Systems [Details]
(2014) 15th International Conference on Agile Software Development (XP 2014)
Sweetman, R., O'Dwyer, O., Conboy, K. (2014) Control in Software Project Portfolios: A Complex Adaptive Systems Approach 15th International Conference on Agile Software Development (XP 2014) Rome, Italy, , 26-MAY-14 - 30-MAY-14 [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
(2012) 'How to manage effectively in a multi-project environment'
Sweetman, Roger;O'Dwyer, Orla; Conboy, Kieran (2012) 'How to manage effectively in a multi-project environment' The Engineers Journal, 66 (6) :303-304. [Details]
(2013) 'Career Paths'
Sweetman, Roger (2013) 'Career Paths' Accounting and Business, :63-63. [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2004 ACCA Prize winner First in Ireland paper 2.1. Information Systems ACCA
2003 ACCA Prize winner First in World Paper 1.3 Managing People ACCA
2012 Winner MBA Association of Ireland National Strategy Competition MBA Association of Ireland

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
ACCA Fellow /

Teaching Interests

Roger has lectured on decision modelling for innovation and strategic management for lean organisations