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Episode 12

Business Intelligence and ERP Systems: A Conversation on Emerging Technology, Innovative Ideas, and Success Factors

The ERP Organizational Change Journal - Podcast By Nestell & Associates

by | Feb 19, 2021

In this episode we will explore and discuss some emerging technologies and Innovative Ideas in terms of ERP and business systems including blockchain, Exhaust Data, strategy maps. In addition, we will explore ERP organizational change success factors and risks. 

by Dr. Jack G. Nestell | The ERP Organizational Change Journal Podcast

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This Episodes’ Guest

Dr Daniel O'Leary

Dr Daniel O'Leary

Dr. Daniel O'Leary is Professor at USC Marshall School of Business/Levethal School of Accounting.

Dr. O’Leary has published articles in Management Science, Decision Sciences, IEEE Intelligent Systems, IEEE Computer, International Journal of Human and Computer Studies, Communications of the ACM, and Decision Support Systems. He served as editor of IEEE Intelligent Systems and the International Journal of Intelligent Systems in Accounting, Finance and Management, and on the editorial board of Enterprise Information Systems, Expert Systems with Applications: An International Journal, International Journal of Accounting Information Systems, Information Technology and Management, and Journal of Information Systems. 

Dr. O’Leary’s research awards and accomplishments include, among many others: 

  • “Outstanding Author Contribution – 2017 “Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence”
  • Outstanding Researcher Award 2016 – Strategic and Emerging Technologies Section of the AAA, “For his outstanding line of ERP Research in the Field of Strategic and Emerging Technologies.”
  • Notable Contribution to the Literature, 2014, American Accounting Association, Accounting Information Systems Section
  • Listed among “The Most Prolific (DBLP) Authors in Computer Science” with 135 publications. A selected set of computer science and information systems journals is indexed in order to create this database. (August 30, 2019)
  • Listed among the top 100 information systems researchers when ranked by Google Citations, H-Index, “The H-Index for Information Systems,” Sandeep Suntwal, April 2017.  Reference available on request.
  • Listed as the most published contributor to the AAA Journal of Emerging Technologies (JETA) and three of his papers were among the ten most-cited – Muehlmann et al. (2015) JETA.

Episode Resources & Links

O’Leary, D. E. (2020). Evolving Blockchain Applications: Multiple Semantic Models and Distributed   Databases for Blockchain Data Reuse. World Scientific Book Chapters, 545-577.

O’Leary, D. E. (2019). Some issues in blockchain for accounting and the supply chain, with an application of distributed databases to virtual organizations. Intelligent Systems in Accounting, Finance and Management26(3), 137-149.

O’Leary, D. E. (2017). Configuring blockchain architectures for transaction information in blockchain consortiums: The case of accounting and supply chain systems. Intelligent Systems in Accounting, Finance and Management, 24(4), 138-147.

OLeary, D., & Storey, V. C. (2020). Discovering and Transforming Exhaust Data to Realize Managerial Value. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 47(1), 11.

O’Leary, D. E. (2020). Enterprise Architecture for Accounting and Finance Transformation: Using Strategy Maps to Develop High-Performance FinanceStrategy Maps and Enterprise Architecture. Journal of Emerging Technologies in Accounting

O’Leary, D. E. (2020). A Signal Theory Model for Continuous Monitoring and Intelligence Systems. Journal of Emerging Technologies in Accounting17(2), 201-213.

O’Leary, D. E. (2020). Evolving information systems and technology research issues for COVID-19 and other pandemics. Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce30(1), 1-8.

O’Leary, D. E. (2000). Enterprise resource planning systems: systems, life cycle, electronic commerce, and risk. Cambridge university press.

More About This Episide

In this episode, we will discuss some recent work, ideas, and technologies in terms of business intelligence. We will explore some of the issues and challenges for research needs from information systems and information technology researchers. Additionally, we will also examine ERP critical success factors and what is required to make these technologies work for business.

Technological advances are incredibly beneficial to organizations but they also

  • 1) need to solve real business issues, or
  • 2) improve current business process, and
  • 3) certainly require appropriate people and processes in order to make these technologies a value-add to organizations.

So in this episode let’s discuss further and explore the tools and technologies that support improved business intelligence and, some of the keys of deployment for these tools and technologies in a way that most effective and efficient for the organization.

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