Shegaw Anagaw Mengiste

Associate professor

USN School of Business
Department of Business, History and Social Sciences
Campus Vestfold (C3-112)
I am currently an Associate professor at the Univesrity College of South-East Norway. I also worked at Aalborg University and ITU (IT University of Copenhagen). My research focuses in the following IS domains: IS/IT inovation, Health Information Systems, digitalization of public sector organizations, IT Governance and management, Internet of Things & smart cities. I have published in diffrent journals and confernces in the IS field. My course work covers a wide range of topics incuding: Database systems, IT Management, Governance and leadership including:IS innovation and entrepreneurship, Enterprise systems and information management, Business intelligence and knowledge management, Internet based Resources, Management of Information Systems. Personally, I am committed to an interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and teaching.

Responsibilities

  • Undervisning i informasjonssystemer
    • Information Systems
    • Database Systems
    • Internet-based resources
    • Enterprise systems
  • Veiledning bachelor- og masteroppgaver
  • Forskning

Competences

Object oriented Programming:  Visual BASIC, C++ , C#, .Net

 Database Management systems: Microsoft    SQL Server 2012, 2014; MYSQL, MS-Access

 Enterprise systems and information management (SAP, MS Dynamics, CRM)

 Business Intelligence (BI) & Big Data Analytics (Actian, Yellowfin, SAS, MS Data Warehousing)

 Object oriented analysis and design

¨        Data warehousing and data mining (Decision tree, Neural Networks)

¨       Web development using different tools such as HTML, XML, JSON, Jumla, Wordpress,  PHP

¨       Operating systems:  MS WINDOWS XP , Windows 7, Windows 8.1; Mac OS

¨       Enterprise architecture and enterprise design (TOGAF)

 

¨       Agile Methods (Scrum, Extreme programming)

¨       Work process Modeling (Work system Method, Workflow   modeling, BPR, BPML; LEAN)

¨       IT Service Management (ITIL)

¨       IT Management, strategy and Governance

¨      Project Management (PMBOK, PRINCE 2)

¨    Research Methods & Approaches (Interpretive case study, Critical research, Engaged scholarship)

Theoretical concepts (Organizational learning, Social worlds theory, Institutional theory, sense making theory, structuration theory, sense making theory

CV

Feb. 2005 to Nov. 2008  PhD in Information Systems, Department of Informatics, University of Oslo, Norway.

Sept. 2000- June2002   M.Sc. in Information Science, Department of Information Science, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia.

Sept. 1996-July 1998 B.Sc. in Information Science, Department of Information Science, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia.

Work Experience: 

Aug 2015-  Associate Professor at University of South-East Norway, School of Business, Norway.

Feb. 2014- July 2015  Assistant profesor at IT University of Copenhagen (ITU), Copenhagen, Denmark

Dec. 2010- Jan. 2014 Assistant Professor at Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark.

Oct. 1998- Janu. 2004. Lecturer at Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

                                           

Publications

Publications: 

1.      Mohammedjud Hassen Ahmed, Adina Demissie Bogale, Binyam Tilahun, Mulugeta Hayelom Kalayou, Jorn Klein, Shegaw Anagaw Mengiste & Berhanu Fikadie Endehabtu . (2020). Intention to use electronic medical record and its predictors among health care providers at referral hospitals, north-West Ethiopia, 2019: using unified theory of acceptance and use technology 2(UTAUT2) model. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making , Volume 20, Article number: 207 (2020).

2.      Kirubel Biruk Shiferaw, Binyam Chakilu Tilahun, Berhanu Fikadie Endehabtu, Monika Knudsen Gullslett & Shegaw Anagaw Mengiste. (2020). E-health literacy and associated factors among chronic patients in a low-income country: a cross-sectional survey. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making , volume 20, Article number: 181 (2020)

3.      Solomon A. Nurye, Temtim A. Desta, and Shegaw A. Mengiste. (2020). Perceived Benevolence Trust, Perceived Competence Trust, and Onshore Information Sytems Development Project Success. In:  The Proceedings of the Fourteenth International Conference on Digital Society, November 21 – 25, 2020, Valecia, Spain.

4.      Sheferaw, K., Tilahun, B., Endehabatu, B. , & Mengiste, Shegaw A. (2019). E-health literacy and associated factors among chronic patients in a low-income country: a cross-sectional survey. Journal of Medical Informatics (in review).

5.      Mengiste, Shegaw A.  & Holmstedt, V. (2019).  Workarounds in the Use of ERP System in SMEs:  Case Study from Automotive Industry in Norway.  ACHI 2019 : The Twelfth International Conference on Advances in Computer-Human Interactions

6.      Holmstedt, V. & Mengiste, Shegaw A. (2017). Analysing the Need for Training in Program Design Patterns - An empirical exploration of two social worlds. I: SOFTENG 2017, The Third International Conference on Advances and Trends in Software Engineering. International Academy, Research and Industry Association (IARIA) 2017 ISBN 9781612085531. s. 51-58.

7.      Holmstedt, V. & Mengiste, Shegaw A. (2017). The Importance of Program Design Patterns Training. I: 2017 IEEE 24th International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution, and Reengineering (SANER). IEEE 2017 ISBN 978-1-5090-5501-2. s. 559-560.

8.      Holmstedt, v. & Mengiste, Shegaw A. (2017). Why and how Practice impacts Confidence in introductory object oriented programming Courses. MDIS 2017, Conference on Modelling and Development of Intelligent Systems; 2017-06-23 - 2017-06-25.

9.     Ulrich, F.; Mengiste, Shegaw A.; Muller, S. (2015). Idea Multiplication and Technological Innovation during Evaluation: The Case of Two Danish Organizations. Communication of the Association of Information Systems (CAIS), 37(47):   949-974

10.   Mengiste, Shegaw A. & Aanestad, M. (2013). Understanding the Dynamics of Learning across social worlds: A case study from introducing IS in the Ethiopian public health care system. Information and Organization, 23(4): 233-257

11.   Nielsen, Jeppe A. & Mengiste, Shegaw A. (2014). Understanding the diffusion and adoption of mobile IT across social worlds: Experiences from Danish Elderly Home Care. Health Informatics Journal, 20(2): 87-103.

12.   Mengiste, Shegaw A. ; Kræmmergaard, P.;  & Hansen, B. (2014). Intra and inter-organizational learning from benchmarking IS services: A case study from Danish Municipalities. Scandinavian Journal of Information Systems (3nd round of revision).

13.   Ulrich, F.; Mengiste, Shegaw A.; Muller, S. (2014). Idea Multiplication and Technological Innovation during Evaluation: The Case of Two Danish Organizations. Journal of the Association of Information Systems (JAIS) ( 2nd round of revision).

14.   Mengiste, Shegaw A. (2014). Information Systems Development as Negotiated Order: A case study of implementing Computer-based Health Information system (HIS) in a developing country context. Submitted to: Electronic Journal of Health Informatics (eJHI).

15.   Mengiste, Shegaw A. (2010). Analyzing the Challenges of IS implementation in public health institutions of a developing country: the need for flexible strategies. Journal of Health Informatics in Developing countries, 4(1): 1-17.

16.   Kimaro, Honest C., Mengiste, Shegaw A. & Aanestad, M. (2008). Redesigning Health Information Systems in Developing Countries: The Need for Local Flexibility and Distributed Control. Public administration and Development, 28: pp. 18-29.

17.   Ulrich, F. & Mengiste, Shegaw A. (2014). The challenges of creativity in Software Organizations. Proceedings of the  IFIP WG 8.6 Conference June 2-4, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark.

18.   Mengiste, Shegaw A. (2013). Globalization and ICTs: potentials and Challenges to the public health care sector of developing countries. American Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Chicago, Illinos, USA.

19.   Mengiste, Shegaw A. & Gitte Tjørnehøj (2013). Applying Scandinavian ISD&I principles in an African Context: Opportunities and Challenges. IRIS conference, Oslo, Norway.

20.   Hansen, L. K. & Mengiste, Shegaw A. (2012). IT project portfolio management: Modularity problems in a public organization. Accepted for: The 35th Information Systems Research Seminar in Scandinavia (IRIS 2012).

21.   Mengiste, Shegaw A.;  Kræmmergaard, P.;  & Hansen, B. (2011). Intra and inter-organizational learning from benchmarking IS services: A case study from Danish Municipalities. Pre-ICIS conference, Shanghai, China.

22.   Mengiste, Shegaw A. (2008). Analyzing the Role of Multi-level Learning in Implementing computerized HIS in Developing Countries: Case Study from Ethiopia. IRIS 31, Åre, Sweden.

23.   Shaw, V.; Mengiste, Shegaw A.; Braa, J. (2007). Scaling of Health Information Systems in Nigeria and Ethiopia- Considering the options. In….Proceedings of the IFIP W.G 9.4 on taking stock of e-development. Sao Paulo, Brazil.

24.   Mengiste, Shegaw A. (2007). Transition Strategies in Implementing Computerized HIS in the Ethiopian Public Health Care system: Dealing with the Challenges. IRIS 30 Tampere, Finland.

25.   Mengiste, Shegaw A. & Nielsen, P. (2006). Scaling Health Information Systems in Developing Countries: On the Essence of being Installed Base Friendly.  IRIS 29, Helsingør, Denmark

26.   Mengiste, Shegaw A. (2005). Challenges and opportunities of Implementing District-based Health Information System in Ethiopia: A Case Study from Benishangul-Gumuz Region. In Bada, A. & Adelakun, O. (eds.). Proceedings of the IFIP W.G 9.4- Working conference on enhancing human resource development through ICT. Abuja, Nigeria.

Thesis:        

1. Mengiste, Shegaw A. (2010). Shaping Technology across Social Worlds: Understanding Learning Dynamics in Implementing computerized IS in the Ethiopian Public Health System.  University of Oslo, Department of Informatics, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. PhD Dissertation.

2.  Mengiste, Shegaw A. (2002). Application of Data mining Technology to Predict Child Mortality patterns: The case of BRHP (Butajira Rural Health Project). Addis Ababa University, Department of Information Science, Addis Ababa: Ethiopia. MSc Thesis

3.  Mengiste, Shegaw A. (1998). Computer-based Information services for the Dissemination of Medical Information in Central Medical Library of Addis Ababa             University.   Addis Ababa University, Department of Information Science, Addis Ababa: Ethiopia. Senior Essay.

 Reviewer & Associate editor:

1.  Associate Editor for IFIP 9.4 2015 conference

2.  Reviewer for Government Information Quarterly

3.  Reviewer for ICIS conference

4.  Reviewer for Journal of Health Informatics

5.  Reviewer for ECIS conference

6.  Reviewer for the Scandinavian conference on Information Systems (SCIS)

7. Reviewer for e-government Journal

8. Reviewer for African Journal of Information Systems (AJIS)

9. Reviewer for Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries (JISDC)

 

Projects:

Project Coordinator for SEARCH (Striving for Excellence through Action Research and Capacity building in eHealth) funded by DiKU- NORPART

Project partner for H2020 project on BETTEReHEALTH