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Dr Bardo Fraunholz

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Director, Student Learning and Analytics

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

BL Deakin Business School

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University, 2018
Postgraduate Diploma (Legal Practice), , 1999
Postgraduate Diploma (Law), , 1998
Master of Business, University of Trier, 1995

Contact

Biography

Bardo Fraunholz is an Associate Professor and the Director of Postgraduate Programs in the Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics in Deakin Business School. Bardo received his BA and MA in Accounting from the University of Trier in Germany, and also holds a postgraduate diploma in Law and a postgraduate diploma in Legal Practice from Westminster University in the UK. He completed his PhD in Information Systems from Deakin University. Bardo is in charge of the Project Management discipline in the Deakin Business School and he teaches Project Management as well as the Information Systems practice (capstone) unit. He is a passionate proponent of internationalisation and a founding member of IS:Link, a network to promote and facilitate student mobility for IS students.

Bardo has published widely in national and international forums and is researching in the areas of project and process management, enterprise architecture and teaching technologies. He is also a member of a number of editorial boards and program committees. Before returning to academic life full-time, Bardo spent several years in the Information Communication Technologies sector as co-editor and board member of a publisher specializing in IT and Telecommunication Magazines. He has a strong interest in the alignment of research with practice and engages external partners in both his research and teaching. During Bardo's academic career, he has worked at universities in Germany, the UK and Australia and held a number of faculty positions such as course Director for IS and Business Analytics, Associate Head Teaching and Learning and more recently as university director for Career Education.

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Research interests

  • Mobile Applications
  • Health Informatics (School Group)
  • Project Management
  • Knowledge Management (School Group)
  • Electronic Governance & mGovernance

Affiliations

  • Member, Health Informatics Society Australia (HISA).
  • Member, International Association for the Development of the Information Society (IADIS).
  • Member, Gesellschaft für Informatik (GI).
  • Member, Australian Computer Society (ACS).

Teaching interests

  • Project Management
  • eBusiness Strategies
  • Knowledge Management
  • Business Security Management
  • Risk Management for IS
  • Information Systems and Global Issues
  • Business Strategies for the Internet
  • Information Systems and Global Issues
  • Business Data Analysis
  • Business Information Systems

Media appearances

  • FutureLearn Course on SMEs, The Australian, Australia, 2018.

Awards

  • Best Paper, Fraunholz, B., Unnithan, C., 'E-Governance - Inhibitor or Facilitator for Democracy and Citizen Empowerment?', International Conference on Electronic Government (ICEG), New Delhi, India, 15-17 December 2006.
  • Best Paper, Nguyen, L., Fraunholz, B., Salzman, S. and Smith R., 'Students' Performance and Perception Linked to the Use of Group and Audience Response Systems (GARS) in Large Classes', CollECTer, Australia, 9 December 2006.
  • Faculty Award, Outstanding Contribution to Teaching, 2009.

Projects

  • 4+4+4 Course redesign project
  • Faculty Curriculum Improvement Framework
  • WIL expansion project

Publications

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2015

How website design options affect content prominence: a literature-derived framework applied to SME websites

C Parker, E Bellucci, L Torlina, A Zutshi, B Fraunholz

(2015), Vol. 14, pp. 139-176, Journal of Internet Commerce, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal

SME stakeholder relationship descriptions in website CSR communications

C Parker, E Bellucci, A Zutshi, L Torlina, B Fraunholz

(2015), Vol. 11, pp. 364-386, Social Responsibility Journal, C1

journal
2014

Towards a method for measuring the quality of environmental improvement communications on SME websites

C Parker, E Bellucci, L Torlina, A Zutshi, B Fraunholz

(2014), Vol. 21, pp. 187-197, Knowledge and process management, London, Eng., C1

journal

Conceptualising how SMEs incorporate green content in their websites

C Parker, E Bellucci, L Torlina, A Zutshi, B Fraunholz

(2014), Vol. 18, pp. 137-160, Australasian journal of information systems, Canberra, ACT, C1

journal
2013

RFID translation into Australian hospitals: An exploration through Actor-Network Theoretical(ANT) Lens

C Unnithan, L Nguyen, B Fraunholz, A Tatnall

(2013), pp. 85-90, i-Society 2013 : Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Society, Toronto, Ontario, E1-1

conference
2012

Are ICT/Web 2.0 tools influencing civic engagement in modern democracies? An exploratory analysis from India

I Nair, B Fraunholz, C Unnithan

(2012), Vol. 4, pp. 70-85, International journal of e-adoption, Hershey Pa., C1

journal
2011

Strategic framework for developing a process model for maximising the potential of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology integration in hospital

C Unnithan, B Fraunholz

(2011), pp. 118-136, E-strategies for resource management systems : planning and implementation, Hershey, Pa., B1

chapter

A method for examining corporate social responsibility descriptions on SME websites

C Parker, A Zutshi, B Fraunholz, M Crofts

(2011), pp. 1-13, PACIS 2011 : Proceedings of the 15th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems, Brisbane, Qld., E1

conference

Sustainability initiative in Australia : a preliminary evaluation of the Victorian ICT through historiography lens

C Unnithan, B Fraunholz

(2011), ICSTSD 2011 : Proceedings of the First Annual Internationa Conference on Society, Technology and Sustainable Development : Volume 1, No 1, Kochi, India, E1

conference

Women in ICT project management and society : snapshot of a decade and a conduit for sustainable progress

C Unnithan, B Fraunholz

(2011), pp. 1-10, Conf-IRM-KMIS 2011 : CONF-IRM 2011 Proceedings : Services Management and Innovation with IT, Seoul, Korea., E1

conference

Is Web 2.0 a threat to representative democracy? A deliberation through the Australian carbon tax debate

B Fraunholz, C Unnithan

(2011), pp. 157-169, ICEG 2011 : Government transformation: Agenda for e-Gov 2.0 : E-Governance Policies and Practices, Ahmedabad, India, E1

conference
2010

Online corporate social responsibility communication by Australian SMEs: A framework for website analysis

C Parker, A Zutshi, B Fraunholz

(2010), pp. 509-523, 23rd Bled eConference eTrust: Implications for the Individual, Enterprises and Society - Proceedings, E1

conference

Enabling e-governance through Web 2.0 : role of ICTs in civic assignation

I Nair, B Fraunholz, C Unnithan

(2010), pp. 1-12, ICEG 2010 : Proceedings of the E-Governance 2010 International Conference, Bangalore, India, E1

conference

A societal knowledge management system : harnessing indigenous wisdom to build sustainable predictors for adaptation to climate change

S Santha, B Fraunholz, C Unnithan

(2010), Vol. 2, pp. 49-64, International journal of climate change : impacts and responses, Altona, Vic., C1

journal

How do Australian small and medium enterprises communicate their environmental improvement activities online?

C Parker, B Fraunholz, A Zutshi, M Crofts

(2010), Vol. 17, pp. 5-21, Australasian journal of information systems, Bruce, A.C.T., C1

journal
2009

How do Australian small and medium enterprises communicate their corporate social responsibility activities online?

C Parker, B Fraunholz, A Zutshi

(2009), ANZAM 2009 : Sustainable management and marketing, Melbourne, Victoria, E1

conference

Does e-governance facilitate citizen empowerment in democracies? A critical discourse analysis

B Fraunholz, C Unnithan

(2009), Vol. 2, pp. 131-155, International journal of electronic governance, London, England, C1

journal

Maximising the benefits of radio frequency identification technology (RFID) integration in clinical contexts : a linear conduit

C Unnithan, R Smith, B Fraunholz

(2009), pp. 200-205, HIC 2009 : Proceedings of the National Health Informatics Conference, Canberra, A.C.T., E1

conference

EDRMS implementation in the Australian public sector

L Nguyen, L Nguyen, P Swatman, P Swatman, B Fraunholz, B Fraunholz, S Salzman, S Salzman

(2009), pp. 915-928, ACIS 2009 : Evolving Boundaries and New Frontiers: Defining the IS Discipline : Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Conference on Information Systems, Melbourne, Vic., E1

conference
2008

Building e-literate societies through e-governance in Kerala

C Unnithan, B Fraunholz

(2008), pp. 73-93, ICT in rural India: e-Governance, India, B1

chapter

Impact of broadband VoIP on telecoms : a cross-country analysis

B Fraunholz, C Unnithan

(2008), pp. 796-817, Handbook of research on global diffusion of broadband data transmission, Hershey, Pa., B1

chapter

Anti-apathy approaches in representative democracies: e-governance and web 2.0 – facilitating citizen involvement?

Bardo Fraunholz, Chandana Unnithan

(2008), Vol. 1, pp. 51-51, International Journal of Electronic Democracy, C1

journal

Using the sociotechnical approach in global software developments : Is the theory relevant today?

M Crofts, B Fraunholz, M Warren

(2008), pp. 250-260, ACIS2008 : Creating the future : transforming research into practice : Proceedings of the 19th Australasian Conference on Information Systems, Christchurch, New Zealand, E1

conference

Australian public sector adoption of EDRMS: A preliminary survey

L Nguyen, P Swatman, B Fraunholz

(2008), pp. 700-709, ACIS 2008 Proceedings - 19th Australasian Conference on Information Systems, E1

conference

Developing a process model for deployment of radio frequency identification technology (RFID) in hospitals: An action research framework

C Unnithan, R Smith, B Fraunholz

(2008), pp. 43-50, MCCSIS'08 - IADIS Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems; Proceedings of Informatics 2008 and Data Mining 2008, E1

conference

Healthcare in continuum for an ageing population

H Grain, K Robinson, B Torney, B Fraunholz, C Unnithan

(2008), pp. 266-273, HEALTHINF 2008 : Proceedings of the first International Conference on Health Informatics, Madeira, Portugal, E1

conference

Standing on the shoulders of giants: Are ERP success factors relevant for EDRMS implementation?

T Nguyen, P Swatman, B Fraunholz

(2008), pp. 523-536, 21st Bled eConference "eCollaboration: Overcoming Boundaries Through Multi-Channel Interaction" - Proceedings, E1

conference
2007

Potential of telemedicine : a preliminary evaluation through the innovation diffusion lens

B Fraunholz, C Unnithan

(2007), Vol. 8, pp. 315-332, International journal of healthcare technology and management, Olney, England, C1

journal

E-governance-risky for democracies?

B Fraunholz, C Unnithan

(2007), ISOWorld 2007 : Engaging academia and enterprise agendas : Proceedings of the 2007 ISOneWorld conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, E1

conference

Agile approaches to software maintenance : an exploratory study of practitioner views

W Reyes, R Smith, B Fraunholz

(2007), pp. 265-269, Managing worldwide operations and communications with information technology : 2007 Information Resources Management Association International Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada May 19-23, 2007, Vancouver, B.C., E1

conference

Critical success factors for mobile CRM: a research framework

C Unnithan, R Smith, B Fraunholz

(2007), pp. 261-264, Managing Worldwide Operations and Communications with Information Technology, Volume 1, 2007 Information Resources Management Association International Conference, Vancouver BC, Canada, E1

conference

EDMS, ERMS,ECMS or EDRMS : fighting through the acronyms towards a strategy for effective corporate records management

L Nguyen, P Swatman, B Fraunholz

(2007), pp. 790-800, ACIS2007 Toowoomba 5 to 7 December 2007 [electronic resource] : proceedings of the 18th Australasian conference on information systems, Toowoomba, Queensland, E1

conference

E-governance: enabling the French web 2.0 revolution?

B Fraunholz, C Unnithan

(2007), pp. 344-359, Foundations of e-government, Hyderabad, India, E1

conference
2006

Evolution of telecommunications and mobile communications in India: a synthesis in the transition from electronic to mobile business

C Unnithan, B Fraunholz

(2006), pp. 170-192, Electronic business in developing countries: opportunities and challenges, Hershey, U.S, B1

chapter

Students` performance and perception linked to the use of group and audience response systems (GARS) in large classes

L Nguyen, B Fraunholz, S Salzman, R Smith

(2006), Proceedings of the 2006 CollECTeR Conference on eCommerce, Adelaide, South Australia, E1

conference

Mlearning for India : any potential?

B Fraunholz, C Unnithan

(2006), pp. 101-108, IADIS 2006 : Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference Mobile Learning, Dublin, Ireland, E1

conference

E-governance-inhibitor or facilitator for democracy and citizen empowerment?

B Fraunholz, C Unnithan

(2006), pp. 1-12, E-government: macro issues, Delhi, India, E1

conference

A possible journey to an Australian knowledge management framework

C Wilkin, B Fraunholz, C Unnithan

(2006), Vol. 6, pp. 29-42, International journal of knowledge, culture & change management, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal
2005

Tracking and tracing applications of 3G for SMEs

B Fraunholz, C Unnithan, J Jung

(2005), pp. 130-154, Mobile and wireless systems beyond 3G: managing new business opportunities, Hershey, Pa., B1

chapter

Facilitating online privacy on eCommerce websites: an Australian experience

A Ladson, B Fraunholz

(2005), Vol. 3, pp. 59-68, Journal of information, communication and ethics in society, Leicester, England, C1

journal

Enabling mobile infrastructures on the road to 3G

B Fraunholz, C Unnithan

(2005), Conference on Information Science Technology and Management 2005 Proceedings, New Dehli, India, E1

conference

Mobile healthcare information systems : thru' the ant lens

B Fraunholz, C Unnithan

(2005), pp. 371-374, Managing Modern Organizations With Information Technology, Proceedings of the 2005 Information Resources Management Association International Conference, San Diego, Calif., E1

conference

Inhibitors and facilitators for mobile payment adoption in Australia: A preliminary study

E Teo, B Fraunholz, C Unnithan

(2005), pp. 663-666, 4th Annual International Conference on Mobile Business, ICMB 2005, E1

conference

Project quality management in virtual environments : a primer

C Wilkin, B Fraunholz, C Unnithan

(2005), pp. 753-755, Managing modern organizations with information technology: 2005 Information Resources Management Association International Conference, San Diego, Calif., E1

conference
2004

Critical success factors in mobile communications: a comparative roadmap for Germany and India

B Fraunholz, C Unnithan

(2004), Vol. 2, pp. 87-101, International journal of mobile communications, Olney, England, C1

journal

Global software development : the next RE frontier?

M Crofts, R Smith, B Fraunholz

(2004), AWRE'04 : Proceedings of the 9th Australian Workshop on Requirements Engineering, Adelaide, South Australia, E1

conference

SMS growth and diffusion : a preliminary investigation of three economies

B Fraunholz, C Unnithan

(2004), pp. 1-16, ISOneWorld 2004 : Proceedings of the ISOneWorld conference, Las Vegas, U.S.A., E1

conference

Project quality management for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in trade

B Fraunholz, C Unnithan

(2004), pp. 221-224, Innovations Through Information Technology, Vols 1 and 2, New Orleans, LA, E1

conference
2003

Enhancing project management as an instrument for costing and controlling in small-and medium-sized enterprises

B Fraunholz

(2003), pp. 190-206, Technologies & methodologies for evaluating information technology in business, Hershey, U.S, B1

chapter

Managing B2B eCommerce: a project management approach

B Fraunholz, C Chan, P Swatman

(2003), pp. 173-188, Building society through e-commerce: e-government, e-business and e-learning, Santiago, Chile, E1

conference

Evaluation of mobile frameworks-conceptual and technological aspects

B Fraunholz, J Hoffman, J Jung

(2003), pp. 245-252, 10th European Conference on Information Technology Evaluation : Instituto de Empresa, Madrid, Spain, 25-26 September 2003, Madrid ,Spain, E1

conference

Mcommerce - a vision in time

M Ding, C Unnithan, B Fraunholz

(2003), pp. 1-15, Nurturing executive networks : proceedings of the ISOneWorld Conference and Convention 2003, Las Vegas, Nev., E1

conference

Egovernance : a growing paradigm in Germany and India

B Fraunholz, C Unnithan

(2003), Vol. 3, pp. 38-41, The e-business review : a publication of the International Academy of E-Business., Nacogdoches, Tex., C1-1

journal

Project communication management in Australia, Germany and India - a cross cultural study

B Fraunholz, C Unnithan, J Chamberlain

(2003), pp. 150-153, Information technology and organizations: trends, issues, challenges and solutions : Proceedings of the 2003 International Conference on Information Resources Management Association, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, E1

conference

Project-MEMO-integrated process based enterprise-resource and project planning

B Fraunholz, H Schauer

(2003), pp. 256-259, Information technology and organizations: trends, issues, challenges and solutions : Proceedings of the 2003 International Conference on Information Resources Management Association, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, E1

conference

Funded Projects at Deakin

Industry and Other Funding

Investigating the role of extended information on consumer's behaviour in the food industry

Dr Susan Keller, Mr Richard Braithwaite, Dr Bardo Fraunholz, A/Prof Caroline Chan

  • 2010: $5,000
  • 2009: $2,000

Supervisions

Associate Supervisor
2009

Merete Crofts

Thesis entitled: Exploring the Sociotechnical Systems Perspectives in Global Software Development

Master of Commerce, School of Information and Business Analytics