Co-creating evidence-driven solutions with practice

This seminar is brought to you by QUT Centre for Data Science Government Systems Domain and QUT Centre for Future Enterprise.

Join us for a guest seminar by Professor Gregory Dawson on co-creating evidence-driven solutions with practice.

In this seminar, Professor Dawson will share lessons learned from his diverse expertise of engaging in research projects with practitioners in the public and private sectors. He will outline strategies on how to co-create research projects with external stakeholders. In addition, he will discuss how to communicate research results in a manner that is accessible to external stakeholders.

About the speaker

Gregory S. Dawson is a Clinical Professor in the School of Accountancy at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University where he has won numerous research and teaching awards. He is also a member of ASU’s Center for Organization Research and Design (CORD) which is a part of ASU’s School of Public Affairs (SPA) as well as a senior research scientist at the Julie Ann Wrigley School of Sustainability at ASU. Dr. Dawson has published extensively in various top academic journals including Organization Science, Journal of Management Information Systems, Journal of the Association of Information Systems and Journal of Strategic Information Systems, among many others. He has also published extensively in practitioner journals including Information Week and Brookings (among others). He recently completed a series of papers on national artificial intelligence plans that resulted in six practitioner articles and three academic articles.

Dr. Dawson also has extensive experience as a consultant. Prior to getting his PhD from the University of Georgia in 2008, he was a Partner in PricewaterhouseCoopers Government Consulting Practice and was also a Director in Gartner’s State and Local Government consulting practice. His client ranged from large multi-national organizations (e.g. Microsoft) to federal government agencies (e.g. CIA, FBI, Department of Defense) to state and local government clients (e.g. States of California, Virginia, New York and cities of Austin Texas, New York). He now works as an independent consultant (often subcontracting to Gartner) an is currently engaged with a strategic technology modernization effort of a large western city in the United States.


Location: Online
Start Date: 24/05/2022 [add to calendar]
Start Time: 10am
End Date: 24/05/2022
End Time: 11am
Organiser: Centre for Future Enterprise and Centre for Data Science
Enquiries: Anisa Hobaya -