Dean and RBC Professor of Technology and Innovation
Segal Room: SGL 4235
Email Address: email@example.com
Company Website: http://www.PMPerspectives.org
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Professor Blaize Horner Reich came to academia after 15 years as an information technology (IT) professional and consultant to industry in both Canada and Asia. Today, she holds the title RBC Professor of Technology and Innovation in the Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University. Reich and her research group PMPerspectives (www.PMPerspectives.org) have been awarded several national Social Science and Humanities Research Council grants to explore ways to improve the success of IT-enabled business projects. She collaborates with colleagues on topics in mobile technology, IT service quality, and IT governance and risk management. Dr. Reich is the academic lead for RADIUS, the Beedie School social innovation initative, and is founding academic lead and national advisory board member of the Business Technology Management program, an initiative of the Canadian Coalition for Tomorrow’s ICT Skills (www.ccict.ca).
Dr. Reich has served on corporate boards and currently sits on three professional association boards – the CIO Association of Canada ( www.ciocan.ca ), the Information and Communications Technology Council ( www.ictc-ctic.ca ), and the Canadian Women in Technology ( www.canwit.ca ). Reich's interest in IT extends to investing in technology companies started by friends and Canadians on Kickstarter but she is still waiting for her first big windfall.
Improving IT Project Performance, Board level Governance of IT, Aligning Business and Information Technology, Strategic Information Systems.
IT Governance and IT-Business Alignment
IT Competence and Knowledge
Knowledge Management in IT-enabled Business Projects
Predicting Project Management Success
Theorizing Project Management
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