Prof Desouza & PhD student published in Brookings

Centre for Future Enterprise PhD student Samar Fatima, together with supervisor and Robust Enterprise Theme Leader, Professor Kevin Desouza recently had their co-authored article published in Brookings exploring artificial intelligence in government.

Desouza and Fatima conducted an assessment of 34 Government’s AI strategic plans providing a snapshot of the global state of AI investments and how national governments are thinking about how to best utilize their resources. Click here to read the article.¬†

Click here to read the original full length paper.

To discuss AI in the public sector contact Prof Kevin Desouza.

Short Bio

Kevin C. Desouza is a Professor of Business, Technology and Strategy in the School of Management at the QUT Business School. He is a Nonresident Senior Fellow in the Governance Studies Program at the Brookings Institution and is a Distinguished Research Fellow at the China Institute for Urban Governance at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He has held tenured faculty appointments at the University of Washington, Virginia Tech, and Arizona State University. In addition, he has held visiting appointments at the London School of Economics and Political Science, Università Bocconi, University of the Witwatersrand, and the University of Ljubljana. Desouza has authored, co-authored, and/or edited nine books. He has published more than 130 articles in journals across a range of disciplines including information systems, information science, public administration, political science, technology management, and urban affairs. A number of outlets have featured his work including Sloan Management Review, Stanford Social Innovation Research, Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Businessweek, Wired, Governing,, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, NPR, PBS, and Computerworld. Desouza has advised, briefed, and/or consulted for major international corporations, non-governmental organizations, and public agencies on strategic management issues ranging from management of information systems, to knowledge management, innovation programs, crisis management, and leadership development. Desouza has received over $1.8 million in research funding from both private and government organizations.

Samar Fatima is a PhD student at QUT Business School who conducted her confirmation in April 2020.