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Dr Dilal Saundage

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Director Of Teaching

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

BL Deakin Business School

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University, 2009
Bachelor of Commerce, Deakin University, 2000

Contact

Biography

Dr Dilal Saundage is a Senior Lecturer and current Director of Teaching and Learning in the Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics in Deakin Business School. Dilal is an experienced academic and a specialist in the areas of Data and Visual Analytics. He is also a Senior Certified Professional of the Australian Computer Society. Prior to joining academia, Dilal worked as an Information Technology consultant assisting numerous organisations in both the public and private sector with digital transformation of business and organisation processes.

Dilal graduated with a PhD in Information Systems from Deakin University, and his research interest includes the interplay between Technology and Society and Information Systems education. As a member of the Association for Information Systems (AIS), he is a regular contributor to the Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS). He is also a member of the Editorial Board of the Australasian Journal of Information Systems and a reviewer for several international information systems conferences.

Dilal has nearly twenty years’ experience in tertiary education, is recognised as a leader in teaching and learning by his peers, and has received several teaching awards, at School and Faculty level. Over his career, he has also made significant contributions to teaching and learning through innovative curriculum design. More recently, he led the innovative curriculum agenda of the Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics with new courses in Massive Open Online Course (MOOCs) platforms, and adaptive learning platforms. His recent research project, funded through the Office of Learning & Teaching (OLT) investigated innovative methods of teaching business analytics.

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Research interests

  • Visual Analytics
  • Visual Metaphor
  • Data and Information Visualisation
  • Tertiary Education

Affiliations

  • Senior Certified Professional (CP IP3P), Australian Computer Society.

Teaching interests

  • Business Analytics
  • Descriptive Analytics
  • Data Visualisation

Units taught

  • MIS771 - Descriptive Analytics and Data Visualisation

Professional activities

Research groups

Awards

  • Pro Vice-Chancellor's Lecturing Legend Award (2012) - For a consistent high level of performance in Teaching and Learning.
  • School of Information Systems Award (2009) - For excellent teaching.
  • School of Information Systems Award (2007) - For valuable contribution to service.
  • Faculty of Business and Law Award (2006) - For rewarding and promoting excellent teaching.
  • Faculty of Business and Law Award (2003) - For outstanding contribution to the faculty's strategic priorities in Teaching.

Publications

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2019

Conceptualising the relationship types and attributes that enable stakeholders to recruit SME farmer users into IS design

Craig Parker, Wahyudi Agustiono, Rodney Carr, Dilal Saundage

(2019), Vol. 23, pp. 1-1, Australasian journal of information systems, Bruce, A.C.T., C1

journal article
2016

Teaching data analysis with interactive visual narratives

D Saundage, J Cybulski, S Keller, L Dharmasena

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 233-247, Journal of information systems education, Boone, N.C., C1

journal article
2015

Creative problem solving in digital space using visual analytics

J Cybulski, S Keller, L Nguyen, D Saundage

(2015), Vol. 42, pp. 20-35, Computers in human behavior, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Interactive exploration of data with visual metaphors

J Cybulski, S Keller, D Saundage

(2015), Vol. 25, pp. 231-252, International journal of software engineering and knowledge engineering, Singapore, C1

journal article
2011

Social commerce activities - A taxonomy

D Saundage, C Lee

(2011), ACIS 2011 Proceedings - 22nd Australasian Conference on Information Systems, E1

conference

Can qualitative content analysis be adapted for use by social informaticians to study social media discourse? A position paper

C Parker, D Saundage, C Lee

(2011), ACIS 2011 Proceedings - 22nd Australasian Conference on Information Systems, E1

conference
2010

Helping businesses leverage web 2.0 to generate social capital

C Lee, D Saundage, C Parker

(2010), ACIS 2010 Proceedings - 21st Australasian Conference on Information Systems, E1

conference

Effective coordination of vertical IS standardisation initiatives

D Saundage, R Carr

(2010), ACIS 2010 Proceedings - 21st Australasian Conference on Information Systems, E1

conference
2008

Investigating sample bias in student evaluations of teaching

M Brookes, R Boyle, R Braithwaite, J Mustard, D Saundage, H Short

(2008), pp. 1-8, OZCOTS 2008 : Proceedings of the 6th Australian Conference on Teaching Statistics, Melbourne, Australia, E1

conference

A comparison of student evaluation of teaching with student performance

H Short, R Boyle, R Braithwaite, M Brookes, J Mustard, D Saundage

(2008), pp. 1-10, OZCOTS 2008 : Proceedings of the 6th Australian Conference on Teaching Statistics, Melbourne, Australia, E1

conference
2007

Using multimedia and interactive games to enhance students' understanding of SCM

C Parker, C Chan, D Saundage

(2007), pp. 1-13, SCMIS 2007 : Proceedings of Fifth International Conference on Supply Chain Management and Information Systems, Melbourne, Australia, E1

conference

Encouraging small firm up-take of SCM using education: a future research agenda

C Parker, C Chan, D Saundage

(2007), SCMIS 2007 : Proceedings of Fifth International Conference on Supply Chain Management and Information Systems, Melbourne, Victoria, E1

conference
2004

Deconstructing power within a strategic information system

K Peszynski, B Corbitt, D Saundage

(2004), pp. 1-9, Proceedings, Australasian Conference on Information Systems : 15th annual ACIS Conference, Hobart, Tasmania, December 1-3, 2004, Hobart, Tasmania, E1

conference

Power, politics and legitimacy in information systems implementation : an ethnographic study

K Peszynski, D Saundage

(2004), pp. 1-10, Proceedings of the 15th Australasian Conference on Information Systems, Hobart, Tas., E1

conference

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Enhancing collaborative learning in information systems business analytics using data visualisation and manipulation techniques

A/Prof Jacob Cybulski, Prof Dineli Mather, Dr Susan Keller, Dr Lasitha Dharmasena, Dr Dilal Saundage

OLT Seed Projects - Office for Learning and Teaching

  • 2015: $36,599
  • 2014: $7,107
  • 2012: $165,000

Supervisions

Associate Supervisor
2016

Wahyudi Agustiono

Thesis entitled: Recruiting and Maintaining SME Involvement when Designing Voluntary Inter-Organisational IS

Doctor of Philosophy, Dept. of Information Systems & Business Analytics

2015

Edyta Rozycki

Thesis entitled: Business Process Affordances

Doctor of Philosophy, Dept. of Information Systems & Business Analytics