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Ph.D. Students - Lakshman Mahadevan

Department of Management Information Systems
363 Fogelman College Class Bldg
Memphis, TN 38152-3120

Office: 901.678.2478
Fax: 901.678.4151

2007 - Present: PhD Candidate - Management Information Systems - University of Memphis

2003 - 2006: MBA - Business Administration - University of Memphis
1992 - 1995: M.S. - Electrical Engineering - University of Memphis
1987 - 1991: B.Tech - Electrical & Electronics Engineering - University of Calicut, India

Teaching Interests:

Enterprise Architecture, Systems Analysis and Design, Business Database Systems, Data Communication Systems & Networking, Information Security, Programming, Computer hardware and Operating Systems.

Research Interests:
Software Development Process, Information Security, Enterprise Architecture, Technology Efficacy and Sourcing.

Scholarly Journal Articles
1. Mahadevan, L. and Kettinger, W. J. 2011. "Service Oriented Architecture as a Dynamic Enabler of Customer Prioritization," e-Service Journal (7:2), pp. 28-45.

Papers Under Review at Scholarly Journals
1. Mahadevan, L., Meservy, T. O., Kettinger, W. J. "Changes in Control: A case study of the introduction of Agile in a Traditional software development environment," manuscript under 3rd round of review at Communication of the Association of Information Systems (CAIS).

Manuscripts Being Prepared for Submission to Scholarly Journals
1. Mahadevan, L ., Zhang, C., Kettinger W. J. "Simulation – A bridge between project risk and product quality," manuscript being prepared for submission to Journal of Management of Information Systems.

2. Kettinger, W. J., Luecke, M., Mahadevan, L., Zhang, C. "West Meets East – The Role of Media Choice in Cross-Cultural Software Development," manuscript being prepared for submission to European Journal of Information Systems.

3. Mahadevan, L. " A cognitive appraisal of information based security behaviors," manuscript under preparation.

Refereed Conference Proceedings and Presentations
1. Mahadevan, L., Kettinger, W. J., Paul, R. "A Three Level Model of SOA Maturity: Toward Achieving Sense and Respond," AMCIS 2009 Proceedings, Paper 337.

2. Mahadevan, L., Simon, J.C., Meservy, T. O. "Effects of Developer cognitive style and motivations on information security policy compliance". AMCIS 2011 Proceedings, Paper 460.

Biographical Summary
Lakshman is a PHD candidate in the Department of Management Information Systems at the University of Memphis. His current research focuses on the Software Development Process, Information Security, Technology Efficacy and Sourcing. He has served as reviewer for AMCIS, HICSS and ICIS conferences.

Previously, Lakshman was an Enterprise Architect for FedEx with 10 years of technical architecture solution delivery experience for over 150 projects with varying complexities in areas such as critical application/infrastructure upgrades, new implementations of applications and technologies, data center migrations with dual data center/disaster recovery needs.


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