Faculty Details

Prof. Rahul Thakurta

Associate Professor, Information Systems
B.E. (BESU), Fellow (IIM Calcutta)
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Email:rahul@ximb.ac.in
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Teaching Interests

Business Dynamics
Foundation of Information Systems
Managerial Computing
Software Project Management
Information Economics

Research Interests

Software Engineering and Process Management, Global Information Management Systems, Information Systems Strategy, Technology Adoption and Diffusion, Design Science

Administrative Responsibilities

Member, AACSB Committee of XIMB

Member in Editorial Board

Managing Editor, Research World, http://www1.ximb.ac.in/RW.nsf/pages/Home
Associated Editor, Vilakshan: XIMB Journal of Management, http://www.ximb.ac.in/research/journals/vilakshan
Editor, IJIPM,http://www.globalcis.org/ijipm/home/editors.html

Other Membership

Member, FPMRC Committee of XIMB, 2012-2014
Member, Orissa Information Technology Society (OITS) 1
Member, AIS (Association for Information Systems) 2
Member, International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology (IACSIT)

Research & Publications

#Journal

2016, JOURNAL: A Proposition of a Set of Design Principles for Requirement Prioritization Artifacts, Association of Management

2016, JOURNAL: A specification of principles governing the design of requirement prioritisation approaches, Inderscience Publishers, UK

2016, JOURNAL: Understanding requirement prioritization artifacts: A systematic mapping study, Springer Verlag, UK

2016, JOURNAL: Understanding Digital Media Penetration in a Formal Group Setting, Institute for International Management and Technology, India

2015, JOURNAL: Examining Risks with Outsourcing Decisions: A Case Study, IIMT, India

2015, JOURNAL: Understanding Requirement Prioritization Artifacts, Advanced Institute of Convergence Information Technology, Korea / IBC, UK

2015, JOURNAL: Innovations in the Indian pharmaceutical industry: The present scenario and an agenda for the future, SAGE, UK

2015, JOURNAL: Projects as Temporary Organizations: Insights from Requirement Volatility Management Practices, Inderscience, UK

2014, Journal: Managing Software Projects under Foreseen Uncertainty, Journal of Information Technology Management

2014, Journal: Observations on Indian Scientific Innovation Output., The Innovation Journal (TIJ)

2013, Journal: A framework for prioritization of quality requirements for inclusion in a software project, Software Quality Journal

2013, Journal: A value-based approach to prioritise non-functional requirements during software project development, Int. J. of Business Information Systems (IJBIS)

2013, Journal: Inadequate Investment Impacting India's Innovation Returns - A Perspective, Multi Science Publishing

2012, Journal: Impact of HRM Policies on Quality Assurance under Requirement Volatility, International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management

2012, Journal: An investigation into factors influencing penetration of information technology in organisations, Int. J. of Business Information Systems (IJBIS)

2010, Journal: Management of requirement volatility - a study of organizational competency and how it is influenced by the project environment, Journal of Information Technology Management

2010, Journal: A Framework for Linking Software Project Requirements to Business Values, Journal of Information Technology Management

#Case

2015, Case: RedBus: looking up to the clouds, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, UK

2015, Case: Airosonic Travels Private Limited: staying competitive through IT development, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, UK

2014, Case: Storm – the story of OrangeInc., Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies

2014, Case: Knowledge Management Practices of an IT Company., Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies Collection

2014, Case: Evaluating the business value of IT requirements., Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies Collection

2013, Case: Making it to the Cloud computing - a small but Powerful Dream, 3rd South Asian Management Research and Case Conference 2013

2012, Case: Health Pharma: managing supply chain., Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies Collection

Conference/Seminar

2015, Conference-Attended: IS Project Success from Practitioner’s Perspective: Evidences from India., Venue:

2015, Conference-Attended: A SPECIFICATION FOR DESIGNING REQUIREMENT PRIORITIZATION ARTIFACTS, Venue: Singapore

2014, Conference-Attended: Dynamics of Psycho-Social Process in Technology Transition, Venue:

2012, Conference-Attended: Determinants of user involvement in software projects, Venue:

2012, Conference-Attended: Why Do People Switch to New Technologies? – Proposing a Conceptual Model to Explain Technology Transition, Venue:

2012, Conference-Attended: Decision points for adoption Cloud Computing in Small, Medium Enterprises (SMEs), Venue:

2011, Conference-Attended: Dynamics of Software Requirement Volatility, Venue:

2011, Conference-Attended: Investigating the Impact of Resource Management Policies on Project Quality Assurance under Requirement Volatility, Venue:

2011, Conference-Attended: Sensitivity of Project Quality to Different Patterns of Requirement Volatility, Venue:

2010, Conference-Attended: Understanding Requirements Volatility in Software Projects - An Empirical Investigation of Volatility Awareness, Management Approaches and their Applicability, Venue:

2010, Conference-Attended: A systems view of software requirement volatility, Venue:

2009, Conference-Attended: Impact of Requirements Discovery Pattern on Software Project Outcome: Preliminary Results, Venue:

2008, Conference-Attended: Investigating Suitability of Requirements Volatility Management Approaches – A Bimodal Approach, Venue:

2008, Conference-Attended: Requirements Volatility Awareness and Management – A Qualitative Study in German Context, Venue:

Training/Workshop/FDP

2016, Training-Conducted: Preparatory Training to SC and ST Employees of NALCO for their Internal Selection, Venue: Nalco HRD Center of Excellence, BBSR

Projects / Consultancy

2016, Written Test for Recruitment of Jr. Foreman (Civil), Client: NALCO (Angul), Status: Completed

2016, Written Test for Recruitment of regular Non-executive staff, Client: Nalco (Damanjodi), Status: Completed

2016, Written Test for Supervisory Employees of Nalco for Elevation to Executive Level through Internal Selection, Client: NALCO, Status: Completed

2015, Written test for supervisory employees for selection to the executive grade, Client: NALCO, Status: Completed

2013, Written test for employees working in technical disciplines, Client: NALCO, Status: Completed

2013, Conducting selection tests for the posts of Assistant Managers (System and Mass Communication), Client: IPICOL, Status: Completed

31, Conducting selection tests for three designated posts, Client: DTI, Status: Completed

0, Written Test for Recruitment of regular Non-executive staff pertaining to Multiple Trades, Client: Nalco (Damanjodi), Status: On-going

Work Experience

Tata Consultancy Services as Information Technology Analyst