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Dr Dilal Saundage

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Lecturer

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

Deakin Business School

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

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

Contact

Biography

Dilal Saundage is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics. He is a Data Analytics expert and a Senior Certified Professional of the Australian Computer Society. Dilal also held various leadership positions in the department in the recent past, including acting Head of Department and Director Teaching.


Dilal graduated with a PhD in Information Systems from Deakin University, and his current research on Artificial Intelligence focuses on opportunities and challenges of Responsible Artificial Intelligence and evaluating user experience and satisfaction with AI agents. In addition, his Information Systems research examines the role of theory and practice in Information System research and provide a resource orchestration view of digital transformation. As a member of the Association of Information Systems, Dilal is a regular contributor and reviewer of several Information System Conferences.


Before joining academia, Dilal worked as a Management Consultant. He has over twenty years of tertiary education experience, is recognised as a leader in teaching and learning and has received several teaching awards. He designed and developed several successful courses (Master of Business Analytics, Bachelor of Business Analytic and Graduate Certificate of Artificial Intelligence for Business) and led the innovative curriculum agenda by developing a course in MOOC platform (FutureLearn) and a couple of new units in StartAnytime mode. He has also been successful in obtaining grants. His last teaching and learning research project was a grant from the Office of Learning and Teaching (OLT) to develop innovative teaching methods.

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Research interests

  • AI-enabled Digital Agents
  • Digital Transformation 
  • Responsible Information Systems / Artificial Intelligence
  • Information Systems theory and practice
  • Visual Analytics / Visual Metaphor

Affiliations

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

Teaching interests

  • Data Analytics
  • Data Visualisation
  • Business Application of Artificial Intelligence

Units taught

  • MIS771 - Descriptive Analytics and Data Visualisation
  • MIS716 - Artificial Intelligence for Business
  • MIS715 - Artificial Intelligence for Accounting and Finance
  • MIS770 - Foundation Skills in Data Analysis
  • MIS714 - HR Analytics

Knowledge areas

Information Systems

Data  Analytics

Data Visualisation

Business Application of Artificial Intelligence

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.

Projects

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

https://ltr.edu.au/resources/ID12_2407_Cybulski_Report_2016.pdf

Publications

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2019

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

C Parker, W Agustiono, R Carr, D Saundage

(2019), Vol. 23, Australasian Journal of Information Systems, 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 : Identifying the information systems discipline : Proceedings of the 22nd Australasian Conference on Information Systems, Sydney, N. S. W., 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), pp. 1-7, ACIS 2011 : Proceedings of the 22nd Australasian Conference on Information Systems : Identifying the Information Systems Discipline, Sydney, N.S.W., E1

conference
2010

Helping business leverage web 2.0 to generate social capital

C Lee, D Saundage, C Parker

(2010), ACIS 2010 : Proceedings of the 21st Australasian Conference on Information Systems, Brisbane, Qld., E1

conference

Effective coordination of vertical IS standardisation initiatives

D Saundage, R Carr

(2010), ACIS 2010 : Proceedings of the 21st Australasian Conference on Information Systems, Brisbane, Qld., 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 and Business Analytics

2015

Edyta Rozycki

Thesis entitled: Business Process Affordances

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