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Dr. A. Lerine SteenkampDr. A. Lerine Steenkamp 

Professor 
Buell Building M308A
Phone (248) 204-3069
steenkamp@ltu.edu

Areas of Expertise

Dr. Steenkamp's research interest is in approaches to information technology process improvement, enterprise architecture and knowledge management. Current research is concerned with the application of CMMI in the education sector, redesign of organization processes for mobile technology adoption, knowledge management frameworks, alignment of IT and organization strategies, and systems integration.

Biography

Annette Lerine Steenkamp is Program Director of the Doctoral Program in Management of Information Technology and Professor in Computer and Information Systems in the College of  Management at the Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, Michigan. She holds a PhD in Computer Science, with specialization in Software Engineering. In her career as an educator she has emphasized the interdisciplinary nature of information technology adoption in the enterprise, and the need to work synergistically with knowledge workers in other disciplines. Her teaching philosophy is to create a learning environment which facilitates the exploration of ideas and concepts, permits the application of theories learned in the classroom to problems found in practice, and to cultivate leadership capabilities in every student. She encourages students to participate at national and international conferences, and has co-authored a range of research papers with her students. She serves on several editorial review boards, including IJITSA (International Journal of Information Technologies and the Systems Approach). She has consulted with industry on a range of projects, has played a leadership role in a number of professional bodies, and has supported global initiatives to improve the education of IT professionals, such as the Georgia - US Institute of Advanced Studies (US IAS). She is at present involved in research projects at The Open Group and APQC with some research students.   

Conference Presentations and Articles in Proceedings 

  1. With Andreescu, D., Proceedings of Enterprise Knowledge Portfolio Management System: A Systematic Approach to Define Solution Lifecycle Processes, Knowledge Management in a Global Economy Conference, May 1-6th, Las Vegas, 2006. (Retrieved May, 2006, from APQC’s 11th Annual KM Conference Web site: http://www.apqc.org/benchmarking )
  2. With Li, J., An Approach to Modeling Architectural Viewpoints for Real-world Problems, The Open Group IT Practitioners Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, October 2006.
  3. With Li, J., Case Study on the Mobility Architecture Viewpoint, The Open Group IT Practitioners Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, October 2006.
  4.  Steenkamp, A.L., Alomari, J., Basal, A. and Kakish, K. A Case Study: Developing An Architectural Description For The Technology-Communications Engineering Viewpoint, ISECON2006, November 2006, Dallas.
  5.  Steenkamp, A.L., Khoury, F., Kakish, K. and Makar, A., A Case Study - Developing An Architectural Design Description For The Application Viewpoint, ISECON2006, November 2006, Dallas.
  6. Steenkamp, A.L. and McCord, S.A., Teaching Research Methodology for Information Technology, Proceedings of the 2006 SIGED:IAIM Conference, Milwaukee, USA, December 2006.
  7. Steenkamp, A.L., An Approach to Developing IT Architectures, The Open Group Enterprise Architecture Practitioner’ s Conference, January 2007, San Diego.
  8. Steenkamp, A.L., Avant, A., and Li, C-M.: A Case Study- Developing an Architectural Description for the Information and Business Systems Viewpoints, The Open Group Enterprise Architecture Practitioner’ s Conference, April 2007, Paris, France.
  9. Nnolim, A. and Steenkamp, A.L., Developing an Architectural Description for the Information Security Management Viewpoint, Accepted for The Open Group IT Practitioner’s Conference, Paris, France, April 2007.
  10. Nnolim, A. and Steenkamp, A.L., "An Approach to Information Security Management",  ISOneWorld Conference in Las Vegas, April 12th 2007. 
  11. Nnolim, A. and Steenkamp, A.L., An Architectural and Process Model Approach to Information Security Management, Proceedings of ISECON2007, Pittsburgh, 2007.
  12. Kraft, T., Kakish, K. and Steenkamp, A.L., Bridging the Digital Divide in Undergraduate Business Information Systems Education, Proceedings of ISECON2007, November 2007, Pittsburgh.
  13. Steenkamp, A.L., Bilan, T., Abaas, R., Abaas, K., Bridges, G., Narayanan, M. and Padalino, A.,  Developing an Architecture Design Description for the Enterprise Security Viewpoint, presented at The Open Group  IT Practitioners Conference, Bangalore, India, February 2008.
  14. Salam, M., Steenkamp, A.L. and Khoury, F., Service Maturity in Digital Business Ecosystem (DBE) and Web 2.0 Utilization, Third International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies: from Theory to Applications, Proceedings of ICTTA08 (an IEEE sponsored conference), Damascus, Syria, April 2008.
  15. Steenkamp, A.L., “The DMIT at Six”, Proceedings of ISECON2008, Phoenix, November 2008.
  16. Steenkamp, A.L., “What we know now”, Keynote Presentation in Proceedings of ECDC Conference, Isfahan, Iran, October 2008.
  17. Steenkamp, A.L., Rajabion, L., Salam, M. and du Plessis, E., “E-commerce & Net Marketplaces”, Workshop at ECDC Conference, Isfahan, Iran, October 2008. 
  18. Basal, A. and Steenkamp, A.L., SaaS Approach in Information Technology Enabled E-Learning System, ECDC 2009, Malaysia.
  19. Kopaliani, I. and Steenkamp, A.L., An Evaluation of Cloud Computing, ECDC 2009, Malaysia.
  20. Steenkamp, A.L., Keynote, ECDC 2009, Malaysia.
  21. Steenkamp, A.L. and Shaheen, A., Information Technology enablement using Web2.0 for new Daily Deals Service, ECDC 2009, Malaysia.
  22. Rajabion, L. and Steenkamp, A.L., A Business Strategy and IT based approach for entering the global market, ECDC 2009, Malaysia.
  23. Alomari, J. and Steenkamp, A.L., Virtual Machine Discovery and Mapping: Knowledge –Based Ontology Development, CONISAR 2009, Washington DC. Paper was also  published in ICICS 2009 Proceedings.
  24. Alomari, J. and Steenkamp, A.L., Virtual Machine Discovery and Mapping: Knowledge–Based Ontology Development, ICICS 2009, Damascus, Syria, December 2009.
  25. Basal, A. and Steenkamp, A.L., An Integration Approach to IT Enabled K12 School System, ISECON 2009, November 2009, Washington DC. Paper also to be published in  ISEDJ Journal.
  26. Steenkamp, A.L. and Basal, A.,  Building an Integrated Student Information System in a K-12 School System, ISEDJ, Vol. 8, No. 24, 2010.
  27. Invited Presentation on Research Agenda in the Doctor of Management (IT), Lawrence Technological University, Michigan, USA, alphabet EA Research Colloquium, Berlin, April 2010.
  28. Steenkamp, A.L. and Shaheen, A., Developing a Virtual Online Store Platform for Small and Medium sized Companies, accepted for 2010 Networking and Electronic Commerce Research Conference (NAEC 2010), in Riva Del Garda, Italy,   October 7-10, 2010.

Journal articles 

  1. Steenkamp, A.L., Schiller, K., Allour, K., Lyons, T. and Nnolim and Kakish, K., A.: Modeling Information and Business Systems Architectures – a Team Project, Information Systems Education Journal, Volume 5, No. 21, 2007.
  2. Steenkamp, A.L. and McCord, S.A., Teaching Research Methodology for Information Technology Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE), Summer Issue, Vol. 18, No. 2, 2007.
  3. Nnolim, A. and Steenkamp, A.L., An Architectural and Process Model Approach to Information Security Management, Vol. 6, No. 31, 2008.
  4. Kraft, T.A., Kakish, K.M. and Steenkamp, A.L., Bridging the Digital Divide in Undergraduate Business Information Systems Education, ISEDJ, 2009.
  1. Kraft, T. and Steenkamp, A.L., A Holistic Approach for understanding Project Management, IJITSA, July 2010.
  2. Steenkamp, A.L. and Basal, A., Building an Integrated Student Information System in a K-12 School System, Information Systems Education Journal, Volume 8, Issue Number 24, June 9, 2010.
  1. Steenkamp, A.L., “The DMIT at Six”, ISEDJ, Vol. 8, No. 31, 2010. Li, J. and Steenkamp, A.L., Mobile Enterprise Architecture Framework, IJITSA, January 2010.
  2. Basal, A and Steenkamp, (2010) SaaS-based Approach in an E-Learning System, International Journal of Information Science and Management, Summer 2010.
  3. Alomari, J. and Steenkamp, A.L., Business Requirements Knowledge Management Ontology to Support a Software Deployment Process, International Journal of  Computer Science and Security  (IJCSS-Journal), Jan 2010. 

Research Agenda: Areas of Specialization/Doctoral Research Projects[1] [2]

Area: IT Life Cycle Process Systems

  • Andreescu, D.: Improve Business Performance in Global IT Environments - A Systematic Approach, December 2006, Supervisor:  A.L. Steenkamp.
  • Kakish, K.:  Improving the global supply chain through the tightening of IT Security, December 2007, Supervisor:  A.L. Steenkamp.
  • Khatib, Khalid: The Role of IT in Mergers in the Banking Sector, December 2008, Supervisor: A.L. Steenkamp. 
  • Lyons, T.: The impact of it outsourcing on surviving employees: managing survivor syndrome symptoms (Sponsor Chrysler), Dissertation Committee, May 2010. 
  • Nnolim, A.: A Framework and Methodology for Information Security Management, December 2007, Supervisor: A.L. Steenkamp.
  • Shulaiba, R.: Transforming Health Care Business through SOA and BPM, December 2010, Supervisors: A.L.  Steenkamp and D. Andreescu 
  • Walker, L.: A Process Improvement Framework and Methodology for Tertiary Education, December 2007, Supervisor: A.L. Steenkamp. 

Area: Enterprise Architecture

 

ARCHITECTURE DOMAINS

BUSINESS

DATA

APPLICATION

TECHNOLOGY

Li

Atilgan

 

Alomari

Abaas

 

 

 

Shulaiba

Shulaiba

Shulaiba

Shulaiba

 

 

 

Laidlaw

COMPOSITE VIEWPOINTS

SECURITY

Nnolim

Nnolim

 

 

Irene Kopaliani

Irene Kopaliani

Irene Kopaliani

MOBILITY

Li

Li

Li

MANAGEABILITY

 

Rainey

Rainey

 

  • Abaas, K.: Impact of Enterprise Architecture on Agility and Coherence, November 2009. Supervisor: A.L. Steenkamp.
  • Alomari, J.: Ontology for Knowledge Management of Enterprise Architecture, November 2009, Supervisor: A.L. Steenkamp.,

Four papers have resulted from the project:

ISECON 2009, Washington DC, October 2009.

CONISAR 2009, Washington DC, October 2009

ICICS Conference, December 2009, Amman, Jordan

International Journal of Computer Science and Security

  • Atilgan, K.: Knowledge Management Framework for Data Integration Architecture: A guide to successful data integration projects: Supervisor:  A.L. Steenkamp, In Progress.
  • Kopaliani, D.: Architecture of Digital Asset Systems for Libraries, December 2007, on Dissertation Committee.

Several papers resulted from the project

  • Laidlaw, G.: An Agile Methodology for Implementing Service Oriented Architecture in Small Organizations, on Dissertation Committee, In Progress.
  • Li, J.: The Enterprise Goes Mobile –a Framework and Methodology for Creating a Mobile Enterprise, December 2006, Supervisor: A.L. Steenkamp. 

Two Conference papers

One journal article in IJITSA 2010

  • Li, C-M: Improving Business – It Alignment through Business Architecture, Supervisor: A.L. Steenkamp, expected to graduate in December 2010.
  • Rainey, J.: A Manageability Framework for improving problem resolution tracking in data centers, May 2010, Supervisor: A.L. Steenkamp and R. Bush.
  • Kopaliani I.:  An Approach to Security Enhancement of Legacy Systems, In Progress.

Area: E-Business systems

  • Rajabion, L.: Impact of E-commerce on Export Development for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Iran, December 2008, on Dissertation Committee.

Several papers resulted from this project

  • Salam, M.: An Approach To Electronic Negotiation of Business Services, December 2008, Supervisor:  A.L. Steenkamp.

Several conference papers resulted from this project

  • Shaheen, A.: Critical Success Factors for Implementing an E-CRM Process Model for E-Business, Supervisor: A.L. Steenkamp, In Progress.

Area: E-Learning Systems

  • Basal, A.: SAAs in IT enabled Education Systems, December 2010, Supervisor: A.L. Steenkamp.

Four technical papers and one workshop have resulted from this project: 

ECDC2009, October 2009, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

ISECON2009, Washington DC

International Journal of Information Science and Management, Summer 2010.

Area: Project Management Systems

  • Dawwas, M.: IT Projects in Critical Situations (IT-PICS) - A Systematic Approach to Project Intervention and Rescue, May 2010, Supervisor: A.L. Steenkamp.
  • Kraft, T.: Systematic and Holistic IT Project Management Approach for Commercial Software with Case Studies, May 2008, Supervisor: A.L. Steenkamp.

Several papers resulted from project:

Journal paper in IJITSA 2010

Journal paper in ISEDJ

Conference paper is ISECON 2008

  • Tai, W.: Framework for the Evaluation of an IT Project Portfolio, May 2010, on Dissertation Committee. 

Area: Knowledge Management Systems

  • Basal, A. : An Ontological Approach to IT Infrastructure Environment Discovery and Mapping,  May 2007, on Dissertation Committee.
  • Karadsheh, L.: A Framework for Integrating Knowledge Management with Risk Management for Information Technology Projects , May 2010, Supervisor: A.L. Steenkamp.

Several journal papers resulted from this project  

  • Konda, D.: An Integrated Knowledge Management Framework of Information Systems Development Projects, May 2008, Supervisor: A.L. Steenkamp.

Two monographs in Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management 2003 and 2004

Area: Business Intelligence and Rule-Based Systems

  • Askin, A.: Organizational Intelligence and Decision-Making using Business Intelligence as IT enablement, on Dissertation Committee, In Progress.
  • Bilan, T.: A Process Improvement Framework for Information Technology Management in Small and Medium Enterprises, December 2010, on Dissertation Committee.
  • Van, D.: An Approach to Integrating Business Rules of Legacy Systems with the Enterprise Architecture, December 2006, Supervisor: Dr. A.L. Steenkamp. 


[1] Graduation dates are indicated for each doctoral project as applicable.

[2] New dissertation students continue on outstanding topics in completed dissertations as appropriate.

 

 

 

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