Andrew Gemino

Associate Dean, Graduate Programs

Professor, Management Information Systems / Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Beedie Professorship


Room: SUR 5013

Phone: 778.782.5156


Room: SGL 3245

Phone: 778.782.3653


Curriculum Vitae: View


Ph.D. (University of British Columbia); M.B.A., M.A., B.A. (Simon Fraser University)


SFU professor Andrew Gemino has been appointed as the dean, pro tem, for SFU’s Beedie School of Business, effective Sept. 28, 2020. Gemino will serve in this role until Aug. 31, 2021 while a search is conducted for a new dean. A professor at SFU since 1998, Gemino has served as associate dean for graduate programs at SFU Beedie since 2017, and was previously associate dean of the undergraduate program.

Dr. Andrew Gemino is an award-winning teacher who has twice received the Canada Trust Distinguished Teacher award from the Beedie School of Business and also received two teaching awards during his years at the University of British Columbia. Andrew's academic research focuses on information technology project management, business systems analysis and the design of technology-mediated collaborative environments that includes examining how corporate teams can best collaborate using technologies such as instant messaging. Andrew holds a National Sciences and Research Council of Canada (NSERC) grant to study the effective communication of information system requirements. He is also the co-founder of a software company that develops commercial software for professional sports teams in the NHL and NBA, as well as automated employee scheduling for sports and entertainment companies. Andrew also provides his expertise to the Surgeon Information System Working Group for the Provincial Surgical Oncology Council which is affiliated with the BC Cancer Agency. An accomplished bass and piano player, Andrew played for many years in a local rock and roll band, a gig he says was "more than fun".

Research Interests

IT project management, business systems analysis techniques, business intelligence and data mining.

Selected Publications

articles and reports

Gemino, A., Horner Reich, B., & Serrador, P. M. (2020). Agile, Traditional, and Hybrid Approaches to Project Success: Is Hybrid a Poor Second Choice? Project Management Journal.

Serrador, P., Reich, B. H., & Gemino, A. (2018). Creating a climate for project success. Journal of Modern Project Management, 6(1), 38-47.

Serrador, P., Reich, B. H., & Gemino, A. C. (2016). Understanding Agile: An in-depth analysis of Agile Success and its Drivers.

Gemino, A., Reich, B. H., & Sauer, C. (2015). Plans versus people: Comparing knowledge management approaches in IT-enabled business projects. International Journal of Project Management, 33(2), 299-310.

Reich, B. H., Gemino, A., & Sauer, C. (2014). How knowledge management impacts performance in projects: An empirical study. International Journal of Project Management, 32(4), 590-602.

Reich, B. H., Liu, L., Sauer, C., Bannerman, P., Cicmil, S., Cooke-Davies, T., ... Thomas, J. (2013). Developing better theory about project organizations. International Journal of Project Management, 31(7), 938-942.

Reich, B. H., Gemino, A., & Sauer, C. (2012). Knowledge management and project-based knowledge in it projects: A model and preliminary empirical results. International Journal of Project Management, 30(6), 663-674.

Tingling, P. M., Gemino, A. C., & Parker, D. C. (2011). Changing channels: The impact of Web 2.0 on supply chain management. Production and Inventory Management Journal, 47(2), 31-44.

Gemino, A., Sauer, C., & Reich, B. H. (2010). Using classification trees to predict performance in Information Technology projects. Journal of Decision Systems, 19(2), 201-223.

Gemino, A., & Parker, D. (2009). Use case diagrams in support of use case modeling: Deriving understanding from the picture. Journal of Database Management, 20(1), 1-24.

Brydon, M., & Gemino, A. (2008). Classification trees and decision-analytic feedforward control: A case study from the video game industry. Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, 17(2), 317-342.

Reich, B. H., Gemino, A. C., & Sauer, C. (2008). Modeling the knowledge perspective of IT projects. Project Management Journal, 39(S1), S4-S14.

Masri, K., Parker, D., & Gemino, A. (2008). Using iconic graphics in entity-relationship diagrams: The impact on understanding. Journal of Database Management, 19(3), 22-41.

Brydon, M. J., & Gemino, A. C. (2008). You've data mined. Now What? Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 22, 603-617.

Gemino, A., Reich, B. H., & Sauer, C. (2007). A temporal model of information technology project performance. Journal of Management Information Systems, 24(3), 9-44.

Sauer, C., Gemino, A., & Reich, B. H. (2007, November). The impact of size and volatility on IT project performance. Communications of the ACM, 50(11), 79-84.

Gemino, A., Parker, D., & Kutzschan, A. O. (2005). Investigating coherence and multimedia effects of a technology-mediated collaborative environment. Journal of Management Information Systems, 22(3), 97-121.

books chapters and monographs

Masri, K., Parker, D. C., & Gemino, A. C. (2009). Using graphics to improve understanding in conceptual models. In Siau, K., & Erickson, J. (Eds.), Principle Advancements in Database Management Technologies: New Applications and Frameworks (pp. 310-334). Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States: IGI Global.

Parker, D. C., & Gemino, A. C. (2003). Moving a university toward on-line learning: Opportunities, challenges, and technologies. In Ottewill, R., Borredon, L., Falque, L., Macfarlane, B., & Wall, A. (Eds.), Educational Innovation in Economics and Business VIII Pedagogy, Technology and Innovation (pp. 61-76). Dordrecht, South Holland, Netherlands: Springer Netherlands.