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Dr. Ali Ahsan specializes in the field of Business and Technology. Dr. Ahsan has extensive managerial and technical experience. Over the years; he had the opportunity of enjoying core strategic positions both within industry and academia. He is a consultant to many well-reputed multinational organizations and has completed major industrial projects. He is a gold medalist and has represented many organizations at many national and international forums. 

Research interests

Business Analysis, Project Management, Business Administration, Management (Strategic and Operations), Information Systems, Information and Communication Technology, Engineering Management, Technology Management, Change Management, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, Business Improvement, Process Engineering / Improvement, Quality Assurance, Artificial Intelligence in Business, Tertiary Education, Corporate Training, Software Engineering, Data Sciences, Management Consultancy, Accounts Management, Stakeholder and Vendor Management, Customer Relationship Management, OD/OB, and ‘Business and Technology’

Teaching

  • Work experience in USA, Asia, Australia and Africa on key academic positions
  • 52 degree programs developed in various universities around the world. 

Professional Information

Work Experience (Current):

 

  • Senior Academic – Business Vertical [Jan 2020 till date]

(Torrens University Australia www.torrens.edu.au )

  • Member Board of Directors – WISSEN GROUP [Jul 2009 till date]

(WISSEN GROUP www.wissengroup.com)

  • Professor (Adjunct) [Jan 2017 till date]

(Centre of Advanced Studies in Engineering CASE www.case.edu.pk)

 

Previous Work Experience (Academic):

 

  • Dean - Faculty of Business and Technology [Jan 2017 till Jan 2020]

(Foundation University www.fui.edu.pk)

Nature of Job: Academic leadership, teaching and research related to the field of Business Analysis, Business Administration, Project Management, Management, Strategic Management, Research Methods, Business and Technical Education, Entrepreneurship, System Analysis and Design, Information Systems, Software Engineering, Data Sciences, Engineering Management, Operations and Supply Chain Management, and ‘Business and Technology’, academic custodian of statutory bodies, establishment of Business Incubation Centre, development of Professional Development Centre, development and implementation of Professional Practice Framework and teaching and learning plans, launch of new degree programs, launch of Campus Management System, launch of Student Counselling Centre, support development of university's media centre, research group management, research project management, teaching practices upgradation, development of learning and teaching systems, advancements of scholarships, attracting external research funding, work integrated learning, supervising students at undergrad/grad/post grad level, attracting students, students’ career and general counselling, online classrooms, student engagement, classroom innovations, curriculum development, advancements in educational technologies, people management, distant learning management, accreditations, academic quality assurance including academic audit, student workshop/seminar management, corporate training & consultancy, student/faculty student mentoring and coaching, academic operations management and managing university’s links with external bodies such as government, industry, business and communities, strategic management and human resource development

 

Foundation University has more than 9000+ students and has one of the largest endowment fund and budget in South Asia.

 

  • Professor – Stratford University, USA [May 2016 till Jan 2020 on J1 Visa]

(Stratford University USA www.stratford.edu)

Nature of Job: Teaching related to Business Analysis, System Analysis and Design, Business Administration, IT, Project Management, Strategic Management, Management, Information Systems, Software Engineering and research (related to Big Data and Block Chains primarily)

 

  • Dean (Chairman)- Faculty of Engineering and Management [May 2012 to Jan 2017]

(Centre of Advanced Studies in Engineering CASE www.case.edu.pk)

Nature of Job: Academic leadership, teaching and research related to the field of Business Administration, IT/ICT, Project Management, Business Analysis, System Analysis and Design, Strategic Management, Management, Operations and Supply Chain Management, OD, OB, Research Methods, Engineering Education, Entrepreneurship, Information Systems and Software Engineering, Engineering Management, and ‘Business and Technology’, academic custodian of statutory bodies, establishment of Business Incubation Centre, development of Professional Development Centre, launch of new degree programs, launch of Campus Management System, launch of Student Counselling Centre, support development of university's media centre, research group management, research project management, teaching practices upgradation, development of learning and teaching systems, development and implementation of Professional Practice Framework and teaching and learning plans, attracting external research funding, work integrated learning, supervising students at undergrad/grad/post grad level, attracting students, students’ career and general counselling, online classrooms, student engagement, classroom innovations, curriculum development, use of innovation in teaching practices, advancements in educational technologies, people management, distant learning management, accreditations, academic quality assurance including academic audit, student workshop/seminar management, corporate training & consultancy, student/faculty student mentoring and coaching, academic operations management and managing university’s links with external bodies such as government, industry, business and communities, strategic management and human resource development

 

CASE University ran one of the largest post graduate degree program in Pakistan in the field of engineering and management.

 

  • Head Cluster- (Department of Software Engineering) [Dec 2010 to Jan 2017]

(Centre of Advanced Studies in Engineering CASE www.case.edu.pk)

Nature of Job: Head of Department (Academic Leadership), teaching and research related to Business Analysis, System Analysis and Design, Software Engineering, Data Sciences, and Information Systems primarily

 

  • Associate Professor [Jul 2010 to Jan 2017]

(Centre of Advanced Studies in Engineering CASE www.case.edu.pk)

Nature of Job: Teaching and research related to field of related to field of Business Administration, Business Analysis, System Analysis and Design, IT/ICT, Project Management, Leadership, OD, OB, Strategic Management, Management, Research Methods, Business and Technical Education, Entrepreneurship, Information Systems, Software Engineering, Data Sciences, Engineering Management, Operations and Supply Chain Management, and ‘Business and Technology’

 

  • Faculty Member (Casual Visiting) [Jun 2014 to May 2015]

(APCOMS www.apcoms.edu.pk)

Nature of Job: Teaching and research related to Project Management, Software Engineering, IT and Information Systems

 

  • Assistant Professor [Jan 2005 to Jul 2010]

(Centre of Advanced Studies in Engineering CASE www.case.edu.pk)

Nature of Job: Teaching and research related to field of related to field of Business Administration, Business Analysis, System Analysis and Design, IT/ICT, Project Management, Strategic Management, Management, Entrepreneurship, Information Systems, Software Engineering, Engineering Management, and ‘Business and Technology’

  

  • Faculty Member (Casual Visiting) [Aug 2006 to Feb 2007]

(NUST www.nust.edu.pk) EME and NIMS

Nature of Job: Teaching and research related to Engineering Management, Business Administration, Project Management and Management Information System

 

  • Faculty Member (Adjunct) [Recurring from 2002 to 2005]

(CASE www.case.edu.pk )

Nature of Job: Teaching and research related to Business Administration, Business Analysis, System Analysis and Design, Management, Engineering Management, IT/ICT, Project Management, Software Engineering, Entrepreneurship, Information Systems primarily

 

  • Lecturer [Aug 2002 to Dec 2004]

(Foundation University Islamabad – Foundation Institute of Management and Computer Sciences www.fui.edu.pk)

Nature of Job: Teaching and research related to Project Management, Business Analysis, System Analysis and Design, Software Engineering, IT, Engineering Economics, Information Systems (mainly ORACLE and UML)

 

  • Teaching and Research Associate [Jul 2000 to Jul 2002]

(Foundation University Islamabad – Foundation Institute of Management and Computer Sciences www.fui.edu.pk)

Nature of Job: Teaching and research related to Project Management, Software Engineering/IT and Information System (mainly ORACLE and UML)

 

Previous Work Experience (Industry):

 

  • CEO – WISSEN GROUP [Jul 2009 till Jan 2020]

(WISSEN GROUP www.wissengroup.com)

Nature of Job: I have already explained details of my association with WISSEN Group earlier. As Chief Executive Officer of the organisation I was largely dealing with overall organisation’s management.

Technologies / Project Categories: Wide scale information systems, ICT technologies and softwares
Major Project’s Client Managed: Several large/multinational ICT corporations, several universities, various banks, defence organisations, various manufacturing/trading and service organisations, others…

 

  • Vice Director – R & D [continued to May 2008]

                (ZTE Pakistan www.zte.com.cn )

Nature of Job: Strategic Management of state of art ICT intensive organisation, Project/Program of large-scale software projects and programs, Business Analysis, Product Management, Technology Management, Accounts Management, Customer Relationship Management, Stakeholder Management, Risk Management, Capacity Building, Portfolio Management, Service Delivery, Pre-Sales support (Business Development), Vendor Management, Post-Sales support Etc and management of ICT based systems

Technologies / Project Categories: OFAN, IN, Billing Systems, Mediation Systems, Fraud Management Systems, Business Intelligence, Customer Care System, Receivables Management, ERP (SUPPLY CHAIN), Traffic Analysis, WIMAX, VAS, Intranet, Call Centre, Wide scale information systems and telecom technologies

Major Supplier Linkages Managed: Teradata, IBM, DELL, Oracle, Cisco, Others…

Major Project’s Client Managed: PTCL, UFone, Zong (China Mobile), SCO, Paktel, Telenor, PTA, National Telecommunication Corporation, Others…

 

  • Vice Director – Organisational Development & Quality Management, R & D [Promoted and Continued]

 (ZTE Pakistan www.zte.com.cn )

Nature of Job: Management, Management/OD of state of art ICT intensive organisation, Change Management, Team Management, Project and Quality Management of large-scale software projects and management of ICT based systems

Technologies / Project Categories: OFAN, IN, Billing Systems, Mediation Systems, Fraud Management Systems, Business Intelligence, Customer Care System, Receivables Management, ERP (SUPPLY CHAIN), Traffic Analysis, WIMAX, VAS, Intranet, Call Centre, Wide scale information systems and telecom technologies

Major Supplier Linkages Managed: Teradata, IBM, DELL, Oracle, Cisco, Others…

Major Project’s Client Managed: PTCL, UFone, Zong (China Mobile), SCO, Paktel, Telenor, PTA, National Telecommunication Corporation, Others…

  

  • General Manager – Quality Management, R & D [Dec 2004 to promotion]

       (ZTE Pakistan www.zte.com.cn  )

Nature of Job: Management, Operations Management, Quality Management (using CMMI, PMBOK, ISO, BABOK and other standards) of state of art ICT intensive organisation, Project Management of large-scale software projects and Management of ICT based systems, Business Analysis, Process Engineering and Management, Change Management, Team Management, Training Management

Technologies / Project Categories: OFAN, IN, Billing Systems, Mediation Systems, Fraud Management Systems, Business Intelligence, Customer Care System, Receivables Management, ERP (SUPPLY CHAIN), Traffic Analysis, WIMAX, VAS, Intranet, Call Centre, Wide scale information systems and telecom technologies

Major Supplier Linkages Managed: Teradata, IBM, DELL, Oracle, Cisco, Others…

Major Project’s Client Managed: PTCL, UFone, Zong (China Mobile), SCO, Paktel, Telenor, PTA, National Telecommunication Corporation, Others…

 

  • Senior Software Engineer [Jul 2002 to Aug 2002]

(Gulfnet Systems Pvt Ltd www.gulfnet.com.pk)

Nature of Job: Object Oriented and Classical Software Engineering, Business and System Analysis, Designing of ERP (SUPPLY CHAIN) using design tools like UML and Ascent and its implementation using Oracle and Developer mainly

 

  • Internee [Jun 2001 to Aug 2001]

(Oratech Systems Pvt Ltd www.ora-tech.com)

Nature of Job: Software Engineering, Business and System Analysis

 

  • Consultant [Apr 2010 to Dec 2011]

(Pakistan Technology Board, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of Pakistan)

Nature of Job: ICT Governance and Policy Consultancy

 

  • Consultant [Aug 2009 to Jan 2010]

(Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of Pakistan)

       Nature of Job: Technology Foresight Consultancy

 

  • Trainer / Consultant [Jan 2007 till Jun 2009]

(Leadership and Management Development Associates Pvt Ltd www.lmda.com.pk)

Nature of Job:Management and Consultancy related primarily to Information Systems, Strategic Management, Management, Project Management, Soft skills and Specific Technologies

 

  • Consultant [Jan 2006 to Jan 2007]

(ZTE China www.zte.com.cn)

       Nature of Job: Training and Consultancy

 

  • Trainer / Consultant [Jan 2006 to Jan 2010]

(Zigron Pvt Ltd www.zigron.com)

Nature of Job: Training on Project Management and related standards and Soft Skills

 

  • Trainer / Consultant [Recurring]

(WISSEN GROUP www.wissengroup.com)

Nature of Job: Training and Consultancy

Publications

[1]        19 publications in pipeline!

[2]        Research paper Published in Intelligent Automation & Soft Computing (IF: 1.276), Volume 28, Number 3, Pg. 873–885, 2021, DOI:10.32604/iasc.2021.016622, Available from: https://www.techscience.com/iasc/v28n3/42247

Topic: Data Mining of Scientometrics for Classifying Science Journals

Co Authors: Muhammad Shaheen and Saeed Iqbal

[3]       Research Paper Published in Sustainability (IF: 2.576), Volume 12, Number 11 (June 2020), Pg. 4544-63, ISSN 2071-1050, Indexed by: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) and Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Web of Science, JCR Science and Social Science Editions, Scopus, Inspec, EBSCOhost, ProQuest Central, DOAJ, GeoBase, Google Scholar, among others, DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/su12114544, Available from: https://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/12/11/4544

Topic: Icebergs of Expertise-Based Leadership: The Role of Expert Leaders in Public Administration

Co Authors: Sadia Hanif and Graham Wise

[4]       Book Chapter (No. 5) Published in Accelerating Knowledge Sharing, Creativity, and Innovation Through Business Tourism (April 2020), Pg. 73-98, EISBN13: 9781799831440, DOI: https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-7998-3142-6, Published by: IGI Global, DOI: https://doi.org/10.18844/gjcs.v8i1.3285, Available from: https://www.igi-global.com/book/accelerating-knowledge-sharing-creativity-innovation/240256 and https://www.amazon.com/Accelerating-Knowledge-Creativity-Innovation-Hospitality/dp/1799831426

Topic: Role of SOR Theory in Business Tourism Activities for Effective Knowledge Transfer: Pluralistic Learning Theory for Project Knowledge Transfer

Co Authors: Sadia Hanif

[5]        Research Paper published in PLOS ONE (Impact Factor: 2.776), Volume 12, Issue 11, Pg. 1-20, November 2019, ISSN (Online) 1932-6203, Indexed by: Thomson Reuters' Web of Science, PubMed, MEDLINE, PubMed Central, Scopus, Google Scholar, the Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), EMBASE, PsycINFO GeoRef, and others. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0225669, Available from: https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0225669

Topic: Towards successful business process improvement – An extension of change acceleration process model

Co Authors: Maha Syed Ibrahim, Aamer Hanif, Faheem Qaisar Jamal

[6]      Research Paper Published in IEEE Access (Impact Factor: 4.098), Volume 7, Issue 1, Pg. 129164-129173, December 2019, ISSN (Print) 2169-3536, ISSN (Online) 2169-3536, Indexed by: Inspec, Ei Compendex, Scopus, EBSCOhost, Google Scholar, and DOAJ. DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2939374, Available from: https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8824076

Topic: Identifying Control Factors for Business Process Improvement in Telecom Sector Using Taguchi Approach

Co Authors: Maha Syed Ibrahim, Aamer Hanif

[7]      Research Paper Published in Research Paper Published in Proceedings of the 10th European Conference on Intangibles and Intellectual Capital (ECIIC 2019), May 23-24, 2019, University of Chieti-Pescara, Italy, ISBN: ISBN: 978-1-912764-18-1, Indexed in: Thomson Reuters' CPCI, Elsevier SCOPUS, Google Books and Google Scholar, and EBSCO among others, Available from: https://books.google.com.pk/books?id=4tidDwAAQBAJ

Topic: Big Data and Analytics: Case Study of Good Governance and Government Power

Co Authors: Raazia Gul

[8]      Research Paper Published in Sindh University Research Journal, Volume 50, Issue 2, Pg. 311-314, 2018, ISSN 1813-1743, HEC Recognized (Y-Category), Indexed by: Thomson Reuters, Google Scholar among others, DOI: 10.26692/sujo/2018.06.0052, Available from: http://sujo.usindh.edu.pk/index.php/SURJ/article/view/4486

Topic: Determining Critical Success Factors for Predicting Process Improvement Implementation Success of IT Projects A Case Study of Telecom Industry
Co Authors: Ms Maha Syed Ibrahim

[9]        Research Paper Published in Mehran University Research Journal of Engineering & Technology, Volume 38, Issue 2, Pg. 275-304, April 2019, p-ISSN: 0254-7821, e-ISSN: 2413-7219, HEC Recognized (X-Category), Indexed by: Web of Science-ESCI, DOAJ, DRJI, Inspec, OAJI, and Ulrichs Global Serial Directory among others, DOI: 10.22581/muet1982.1902.04, Available from: https://publications.muet.edu.pk/index.php/muetrj/article/view/948

Topic: Non-Linear Impact of Organizational Structure on Schedule Management for R&D Project Success: An Ann Approach
Co Authors: Ms Huma Hanif

[10]    Research Paper Published in Journal of Global Information Management (Impact Factor: 0.303), Volume 25, Issue 3, Pg. 40-62, 2017, ISSN (Print) 1062-7375, ISSN (Online) 1533-7995, Indexed by: ABDC, Compendex (Elsevier Engineering Index), Google Scholar, ACM Digital Library, INSPEC, JCR, Scopus, Thomson Reuters’ SSCI and SCIE among others, DOI: 10.4018/JGIM.2017070103, Available from: http://www.igi-global.com/article/effective-communication-among-globally-distributed-software-development-teams/181534.

           Topic: Effective Communication among Globally Distributed Software Development Teams: Development of an “Effective Communication” Scale.

           Co Authors: Dr. Muhammad Wasim Bhatti

[11]    Research Paper Published in Journal of Global Information Technology Management (Impact Factor: 0.75), Pg. 43-63, 2017, ISSN(Electronic): 2333-6846, ISSN(Print):1097-198X, doi: 10.1080/1097198X.2017.1280303, Volume 20, Issue 1, Available from: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1097198X.2017.1280303

           Topic: Global Monitoring and Control: A Process Improvement Framework for Globally Distributed Software Development Teams.

           Co Authors: Dr. Muhammad Wasim Bhatti

[12]    Research Paper Published in Review of Managerial Science (Impact Factor 0.814), Pg. 649-682, 2015-2016, ISSN(Electronic): 1863-6691, ISSN(Print): 1863-6683, doi: 10.1007/s11846-015-0171-y, Volume 10, Issue 4, Available from: http://www.springer.com/business+%26+management/journal/11846 and http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11846-015-0171-y.

           Topic: Global Software Development: An Exploratory Study of Challenges of Globalization, HRM Practices and Process Improvement

           Co Authors: Mr. M Wasim Bhatti

[13]    Research Paper Published in Journal of Intelligent Systems. ISSN (Online) 2191-026X, ISSN (Print) 0334-1860, DOI: 10.1515/jisys-2015-0016, November 2016, Available from: http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/jisys.ahead-of-print/jisys-2015-0016/jisys-2015-0016.xml.

           Topic: Comparison of Search-Based Software Engineering Algorithms for Resource Allocation Optimization

           Co Authors: Ms. Nazia Bibi and Mr. Zeeshan Anwar

[14]    Conference Research Paper Selected for Journal of Economics, Business and Management, Volume 5, Number 12 (December 2017), Pg. 366-372, ISSN: 2301-3567, DOI: 10.18178/joebm.2017.5.12.540, Abstracting/Indexing: DOAJ, Engineering & Technology Library, Electronic Journals Library, Ulrich's Periodicals Directory, MESLibrary, Google Scholar, Crossref, and ProQuest. Available from: http://www.joebm.com/vol5/540-AM0011.pdf .

 Topic: Disaster-Related Project Management: An Organizational Perspective

           Co Authors: Mr. Ajaz M. Khan and Ms. Sara Siddique

[15]    Conference Research Paper Selected for Journal of Economics, Business and Management, Volume 5, Number 12 (December 2017), Pg. 378-383, ISSN: 2301-3567, DOI: 10.18178/joebm.2017.5.12.542, Abstracting/Indexing: DOAJ, Engineering & Technology Library, Electronic Journals Library, Ulrich's Periodicals Directory, MESLibrary, Google Scholar, Crossref, and ProQuest. Available from:http://www.joebm.com/vol5/542-AM0010.pdf .

Topic: Adoption, Implementation and Management of Self-Adaptive and Self-Managing Software Systems in Pakistan

           Co Authors: Mr. Shahbaz Rahim and Ms. Sara Siddique

[16]    Research Paper Published in 2018 International Conference on Computing, Mathematics and Engineering Technologies (iCoMET), Sukkur, Pakistan, 3-4 March, 2018, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/ICOMET.2018.8346345 Abstracting/Indexing: IEEE Xplore. Available from: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=8346345&isnumber=8346308and https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8346345/
Topic: Requirements Management for Market-Driven Software Products – Key Issues
Co Authors: Ms. Rubina Shaheen and Mr. Zeeshan Anwar

[17]    Research Paper Published in Global Journal of Computer Sciences: Theory and Research, Volume 8, Number 1 (March 2018), Pg. 1-13, ISSN: 2301-2587, Indexed by: Root Indexing, Scientific World Index, Cosmos Impact Factor, Science Library Index, CiteFactor, CrossRef, Scientific Indexing Service (SIS), Directory of Research Journals Indexing (DRJI), International Innovative Journal Impact Factor (IIJIF), Google Scholar, among others, DOI: 10.18844/gjcs.v8i1.3285, Available from: https://sproc.org/ojs/index.php/gjcs/article/view/3285.

Topic: Performance Analysis of Software Maintenance Process using Stochastic Petri Nets

           Co Authors: Mr. Muhammad Nabeel and Mr. Zeeshan Anwar

[18]    Conference Research Paper Selected for International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology, ISSN: 2010-0248, Volume 7 Number 6 (Dec. 2016), Article No: 680, DOI: 10.18178/IJIMT, Abstracting/ Indexing: Google Scholar, Ulrich's Periodicals Directory, Engineering & Technology Digital Library, Crossref and ProQuest, Electronic Journals Library. Available from: http://www.ijimt.org/list-77-1.html, http://www.ijimt.org/vol7/680-B00016.pdf, http://ijimt.org/vol7/vol7no6-Contents.pdf.

           Topic: Changing Trends in Supplier Evaluation Criteria in Telecom Sector in Pakistan

           Co Authors: Ms. Saima Afzal and Mr. Saad Younus

[19]    Conference Research Paper Selected for International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology, ISSN: 2010-0248, Volume 6 Number 2 (Apr. 2015), Article No: 589, DOI: 10.18178/IJIMT, Abstracting/ Indexing: Google Scholar, Ulrich's Periodicals Directory, Engineering & Technology Digital Library, Crossref and ProQuest, Electronic Journals Library. Available from: http://www.ijimt.org/list-66-1.html, http://www.ijimt.org/vol6/589-B00017.pdf, http://ijimt.org/vol6/vol6no2-Contents.pdf.

           Topic: Use of Result Based Management (RBM) Framework for Monitoring Projects of Public Sector in Pakistan - A Case Study

           Co Authors: Ms. Maliha Arif and Mr. Muhammad Jubair

[20]    Research Paper Published in Journal of Intelligent Systems, Pg. 123-146, SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 0.162, Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 0.479, ISSN (Online) 2191-026X, ISSN (Print) 0334-1860, DOI: 10.1515/jisys-2014-0152, 2016, Available from: http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/jisys and http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/jisys.ahead-of-print/jisys-2014-0152/jisys-2014-0152.xml.

           Topic: Neuro-Fuzzy Modelling for Multi-Objective Test Suite Optimization

           Co Authors: Mr. Zeeshan Anwar and Cagatay Catal

[21]    Research Paper Published in Int. J. of Software Engineering, IJSE Vol.7 No. 1 January 2014, SSN: 1687-6954, ISSN: 2090-1801, Indexed By: InspecDirect and DOAJ, Available from: http://www.ijse.org.eg/Content/Vol7/No1/Vol7_No1_3.pdf, .

           Topic: Comparative Analysis of MOGA, NSGA-II and MOPSO for Regression Test Suite Optimization

           Co Authors: Mr. Zeeshan Anwar

[22]    Research Paper Published in ACM SIGSOFT Software Engineering Notes, Volume 39 Issue 1, January 2014, Pages: 1-5, Publication Date: 2014-02-11, Sponsor:  SIGSOFT ACM Special Interest Group on Software Engineering, Publisher: ACM New York, NY, USA, ISSN: 0163-5948, Indexed by: ACM Digital Library, DBLP, Research Gate, Deep Drive, DOI>10.1145/2557833.2557841, Available from: http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2557841, http://www.sigsoft.org/SEN/about.htmlhttp://www.sigsoft.org/SEN/.

           Topic: Exploration and Analysis of Regression Test Suite Optimization

           Co Authors: Mr. Zeeshan Anwar

[23]    Research Paper Published in Journal of Strategy & Performance Management, January 2014. Volume 2, Issue 1, 17-30, ISSN: JSPM, ISSN 2308-7703. (Available from: http://jspm.firstpromethean.com/Home.php, http://jspm.firstpromethean.com/documents/2-17-30.pdf)

           Topic: An Integrated Organizational Knowledge Management Framework (IOKMF) for Knowledge Creation and Usage

           Co Authors: Mr. Adeel Ahmed

[24]    Research Paper Published in HEC Recognized Journal. ‘The Nucleus’. ISSN: 0029-5698, Volume 49, No.2 (2012), Pg. 149-153. (Available from: http://www.thenucleuspak.org.pk)

           Topic:  Formal Methods Adaptation In Pakistan’s Software Industry

           Co Authors: Ms. Shafaq Osama And Ms. Samreen Iqbal

[25]    Research Paper Published in HEC Recognized Journal. ‘The Nucleus’. ISSN: 0029-5698, Volume 48, No.3 (2011), Pg. 199-212. (Available from: http://www.thenucleuspak.org.pk)

           Topic: Exploration, Analysis and Explanation of ‘Employee Satisfaction’ as an Organization Development and General Improvement Tool for the IT Sector of Pakistan

           Co Authors: Ms. Hina Sohrab Kiani And Ms. Omama Khurshid

[26]    Research Paper Published in HEC Recognized Journal. ‘The Nucleus’. ISSN: 0029-5698, Volume 47, No.2 (2010), Pg. 91-123. (Available from: http://www.thenucleuspak.org.pk)

           Topic: Barriers Against Implementing and Managing Quality in IT Industry of Pakistan

           Co Authors: None

[27]    Research Paper Published in ISI Recognized Journal. Extended Version of The Original Research Paper Was Selected For Inclusion In Journal I.E. ‘WSEAS Transactions On Computers’. ISSN: 1109-2750, Issue 6, Volume7, Pg. 837-846, June 2008. (Available Through ACM Portal)

           Topic: A Framework To Identify The ‘Motivational Factors’ of Employees; A Case Study of Pakistan IT Industry

           Co Authors: Dr. Ali Sajid And Mr. M Wasim Bhatti

[28]    Research Paper Published in ICEBM 2017, 2017 8th International Conference on Economics, Business and Management, November 17-19, 2017, Townsville, Australia, Contact: icebm@iedrc.org, Available from: http://www.icebm.org, Abstracting/Indexing: CrossRef, Google Scholar, DOI System and ProQuest, Co-sponsored by International Economics Development Research Center (IEDRC, http://www.iedrc.org/) and Journal of Economics, Business and Management (JOEBM, http://www.joebm.com/)

Topic: Disaster-Related Project Management: An Organizational Perspective

           Co Authors: Mr. Ajaz M. Khan and Ms. Sara Siddique

[29]    Research Paper Published in ICEBM 2017, 2017 8th International Conference on Economics, Business and Management, November 17-19, 2017, Townsville, Australia, Contact: icebm@iedrc.org, Available from: http://www.icebm.org, Abstracting/Indexing: CrossRef, Google Scholar, DOI System and ProQuest, Co-sponsored by International Economics Development Research Center (IEDRC, http://www.iedrc.org/) and Journal of Economics, Business and Management (JOEBM, http://www.joebm.com)

Topic: Adoption, Implementation and Management of Self-Adaptive and Self-Managing Software Systems in Pakistan

           Co Authors: Mr. Shahbaz Rahim and Ms. Sara Siddique

[30]    Research Paper Published in 2016 Sixth International Conference on Innovative Computing Technology (INTECH), Dublin, 24-26 Aug. 2016. INSPEC Accession Number: 16656188, Pg. 388-391, DOI: 10.1109/INTECH.2016.7845114, Electronic ISBN: 978-1-5090-2000-3, Available from: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7845114/.
Topic: Exploratory Study to Investigate the Correlation and Contrast between ISO 9001 and CMMI Framework: Context of Software Quality Management

           Co Authors: Mr. Qaiser Ijaz, Ms. Hira Asghar

[31]    Research Paper Published in 14th International Bhurban Conference on Applied Sciences and Technology (IBCAST), Islamabad, Jan 2017, pp. 456-460. DOI: 10.1109/IBCAST.2017.7868093, Available from: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=7868093&isnumber=7868021, Electronic ISSN: 2151-1411, INSPEC Accession Number: 16710004, Publisher: IEEE

           Topic: Design Pattern for Secure Object Oriented Information Systems Development

           Co Authors: Mr. Muhammad Sami Ul Haq, Mr. Zeeshan Anwar and Mr. Hammad Afzal

[32]    Research Paper Published in Fifth International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM), 03 Mar - 05 Mar 2015, Hyatt Regency Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, IEEE sponsors: United Arab Emirates Section, Other Sponsors: ASQ MENA, IEEE, IEEE UAE SECTION, EMIRATES AIRLINES, Institute of Operations Research and Management Sciences (informs), Lawrence Technological University and PROLIM, Available from: www.iieom.org, http://ieomsociety.org/ieom_2015/papers/79.pdf, http://ieomsociety.org/ieom_2015/track25.html, Conference #:34530, Paper ID: 79, Contact: conference@iieom.org.

           Topic: Exploring the Possible Usage of Agile Games in Project Teams’ Productivity

           Co Authors: Mr. Ammar Asghar and Ms. Aamna Shakeel Abbasi

[33]    Research Paper Published in 2014 5th IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering and Service Science (ICSESS), Date of Conference: 27-29 June 2014, Page(s): 111 – 115, ISSN: 2327-0586, Print ISBN: 978-1-4799-3278-8 INSPEC Accession Number: 14698813, IEEE Catalog Number: CFP1432J-CDR, Conference Location : China Hall of Science and Technology, No.3 Fuxing Road ,Haidian Dist, Beijing, China, Beijing, China DOI: 10.1109/ICSESS.2014.6933524, Publisher: IEEE, Conference No: 33127, Sponsored By: IEEE Beijing Section & Beijing University of Technology, Available from: http://www.ieee.org/conferences_events/conferences/conferencedetails/index.html?Conf_ID=33127 and http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/mostRecentIssue.jsp?punumber=6917618.

           Topic: Recommended Configuration Management Practices for Freelance Software Developers

           Co Authors: Chaudry Bilal Ahmad Khan

[34]    Research Paper Published in 9th International Conference on Digital Information Management, Rajabhat University, Phitsanulok, Bangkok, Thailand, September 29th to October 1st 2014, ICDIM 2014, DOI: 10.1109/ICDIM.2014.6991431, Page(s): 226 - 229. Available from:http://www.icdim.org, http://staff.elena.aut.ac.nz/Muhammad-Naeem/iwdm2014/papers.html, http://www.ieee.org/conferences_events/conferences/conferencedetails/index.html?Conf_ID=34224, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/articleDetails.jsp?tp=&arnumber=6991431&queryText%3DDigital+Information+Management+.LB.ICDIM.RB.%2C+2014+Ninth+International+Conference+On, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/login.jsp?tp=&arnumber=6991431&url=http%3A%2F%2Fieeexplore.ieee.org%2Fxpls%2Fabs_all.jsp%3Farnumber%3D6991431, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/mostRecentIssue.jsp?punumber=6974755, http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/jisys.ahead-of-print/jisys-2015-0016/jisys-2015-0016.xml . Sponsored By: IEEE Technology Management Council, Digital Information Research Foundation and DLINE, IEEE Conference No: 34224, Indexed By: IEEE Xplore and DBLP.

           Topic: Project Resource Allocation Optimization using Search Based Software Engineering – A Framework

           Co Authors: Mr. Zeeshan Anwar and Ms. Nazia Bibi

[35]    Book: Antecedents and Subsequent of Technology Diffusion: An Empirical Investigation of IT And Software Organizations, Publisher: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing (October 31, 2014), Language: English, ISBN-10: 3659565962, ISBN-13: 978-3659565960. Available from: http://www.amazon.com/Antecedents-Subsequent-Technology-Diffusion-Investigation/dp/3659565962/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1418206666&sr=1-1

           Co Authors: Ms. Ponam Almas

[36]    Research Paper Published in ACM SIGSOFT Software Engineering Notes, Volume 39 Issue 2, March 2014, Pages: 1-3, Publication Date: 2014-02-11, Sponsor:  SIGSOFT ACM Special Interest Group on Software Engineering, Publisher: ACM New York, NY, USA, ISSN: 0163-5948, Indexed by: ACM Digital Library, DBLP, Research Gate, Deep Drive, DOI> 10.1145/2579281.2579291, Available from: http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2579291.

           Topic: The Future of Software Engineering: A Survey

           Co Authors: Ms. Nazia Bibi and Mr. Zeeshan Anwar

[37]    Research Paper Published in ICMBM 2014, 2014 International Conference on Marketing, Business and Management, Available from: http://www.icmbm.org, http://www.icmbm.org/history/Prog-2014.pdf, November 20-21, 2014, Milan, Italy, Conference Venue: BEST WESTERN Hotel Galles, Email: icmbm@iedrc.net, Co-sponsored by International Economics Development Research Center (IEDRC, http://www.iedrc.org/ ) and International Proceedings of Economics Development and Research (IPEDR).

           Topic: Use of Result Based Management (RBM) Framework for Monitoring Projects of Public Sector in Pakistan - A Case Study

           Co Authors: Ms. Maliha Arif and Mr. Muhammad Jubair

[38]    Research Paper Published in 17th Multi-Topic Conference (INMIC 2014) organized by the Bahria University, Karachi, December 8th to 10th 2014, IEEE Conference No: 32596, Sponsored By: IEEE, IEEE Communications Society, IEEE Computer Society, HEC, National ICT R & D Fund and Bahria University, Karachi, Pakistan,  2014 IEEE 17th International , Vol., No., PP.155,160, 8-10 Dec. 2014, DOI: 10.1109/INMIC.2014.7097329, Print ISBN: 978-1-4799-5754-5, Available from: http://ieee.inmic.org/, http://www.ieee.org/conferences_events/conferences/conferencedetails/index.html?Conf_ID=32596, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/articleDetails.jsp?reload=true&arnumber=7097329&refinements%3D4241193959%26filter%3DAND%28p_IS_Number%3A7096896%29.

           Topic: Value Based Incremental Software Development

           Co Authors: Mr. Tahir Abbas

[39]    Research Paper Published in ICMBM 2014, 2014 International Conference on Marketing, Business and Management, Available from: http://www.icmbm.org, http://www.icmbm.org/history/Prog-2014.pdf, November 20-21, 2014, Milan, Italy, Conference Venue: BEST WESTERN Hotel Galles, Email: icmbm@iedrc.net, Co-sponsored by International Economics Development Research Center (IEDRC, http://www.iedrc.org/ ) and International Proceedings of Economics Development and Research (IPEDR).

           Topic: Changing Trends in Supplier Evaluation Criteria in Telecom Sector in Pakistan

           Co Authors: Ms. Saima Afzal and Mr. Saad Younus

[40]    Research Paper Published in 2013 6th International Conference on Information Management, Innovation Management and Industrial Engineering, Volume 1, Dated: 23-24 Nov. 2013, Page(s): 509 – 513, Print ISBN: 978-1-4799-3985-5, INSPEC Accession Number: 14028221, Conference Location: Xi'an, Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/ICIII.2013.6702986, Available from: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/articleDetails.jsp?arnumber=6702986, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/mostRecentIssue.jsp?punumber=6693656, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=6702986, http://www.iciii-conf.org, Proceedings (of ICIII 2013) published by IEEE (IEEE Catalog Number: CFP1320F-PRT/ISBN 978-1-4799-0244-6), Indexing through IEEE Xplore, Ei Compendex.

           Topic: Expertise Based Skill Management Model for Effective Project Resource Allocation Under Stress in Software Industry of Pakistan

           Co Authors: Ms. Nazia Bibi and Mr. Zeeshan Anwar

[41]    Research Paper Published in 16th INMIC 2013 organized by the Department of Electrical Engineering, UET Lahore, in technical collaboration with the IEEE Lahore Section 19-20 December 2013, Page(s): 95 - 100, INSPEC Accession Number: 14079688, Conference Location : Lahore, Digital Object Identifier : 10.1109/INMIC.2013.6731331, IEEE Catalog Number: CFP13519-ART, ISBN: 978-1-4799-3043-2, Available from: http://www.inmic.org.pk/index.html, http://www.inmic.org.pk/INMIC2013_TentativeProgramme_Final.pdf, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?arnumber=06731331, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/mostRecentIssue.jsp?punumber=6717191#TitleHist, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpls/abs_all.jsp?arnumber=6731331, http://www.iciii-conf.org.

           Topic: Multi-Objective Regression Test Suite Optimization with Fuzzy Logic

           Co Authors: Mr. Zeeshan Anwar

[42]    Research Paper Published in 2012 IEEE International Technology Management Conference (IEEE ITMC 2012), Managing Technology During a Business Recovery, Omni Hotel Convention Center, Dallas, TX, USA, Session: Knowledge and Opportunity Recognition in Technology Management, June 24-June 27, 2012, Submission Number: 27, http://ieee-itmc.org, Indexed by INSPEC, Elsevier’s Ei index, and ISI/Thomson Reuters’ SCI, SSCI and ISTP services, Metadata and Full Text will be Indexed by Google, Google Scholar, And Scitopia. IEEE’s Xplore/IEL database, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/mostRecentIssue.jsp?punumber=6297596, Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/ITMC.2012.6306391, Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 345 – 350, Reference Available from: https://conf.papercept.net/conferences/conferences/ITMC12/program/ITMC12_ContentListWeb_3.html#wa2_02.

           Topic: Using T-QAAT for Comparison of Quality Management Practices in Telecom Industry (A Comparative Case Study of Telecom Organizations of Pakistan)

           Co Authors: Ms. Khurram Khurshid Abbasi

[43]    Research Paper Published in IEEE International Conference on Information Management, Innovation Management and Industrial Engineering (ICIII-2012), Sanya Tianze Beach Resort
Sanya, China, http://www.iciii-conf.org, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?arnumber=06339724, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/search/searchresult.jsp?newsearch=true&queryText=Recommended+Cultural+and+Business+Practices+for+Project+Based+Software+Organization+of+Pakistan+for+Supporting+Restructuring+of+Functional+Organization+for+Implementing+Agile+Based+Development+Framework+in+Software+Projects&tag=1 Indexed by EI Compendex, Published by IEEE Computer Society's Conference Publishing Services (CPS), http://www.computer.org, Conference No: 20780, Sponsored by Hong Kong Section TMC Chapter, Issue Date: 20-21 Oct. 2012, On page(s): 16 – 20, Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/ICIII.2012.6339685. Published by IEEE (IEEE Catalog Number: CFP1220F-PRT, ISBN: 978-1-4673-1930-0), Indexing through Ei Compendex and other database.

           Topic: Recommended Cultural and Business Practices for Project Based Software Organization of Pakistan for Supporting Restructuring of Functional Organization for Implementing Agile Based Development Framework in Software Projects

           Co Authors: Ms. Ghazia Zaineb and Mr. Bassam Shaikh

[44]    Research Paper Published in IEEE International Conference on Information Management, Innovation Management and Industrial Engineering (ICIII-2011), Convention Center, Harbin Institute of Technology Shenzhen Graduate School, Shenzhen, China, http://www.iciii-conf.org, Indexed by EI Compendex, ACM Digital Library, Published by IEEE Computer Society's Conference Publishing Services(CPS), http://www.computer.org, Issue Date: 26-27 Nov. 2011, On page(s): 462 – 465, Print ISBN: 978-1-61284-450-3, INSPEC Accession Number: 12462343, Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/ICIII.2011.392, Date of Current Version: 29 December 2011.

           Topic: Procurement Concerns In Software Organization for Software Acquisition in Pakistan; A Perspective of CMMI Version 1.3 for Acquisition

           Co Authors: Ms. Ghazia Zaineb and Ms. Rakshanda Rehman

[45]    Research Paper Published in IEEE The 17th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, Xiamen, P.R. China, October 29th to 31st, 2010. IEEE Catalog Number: CFP1016G-PRT, ISBN: 978-1-4244-6481-4. Conference proceedings are indexed by both EI Compendex and ISTP.

           Topic: The Rise and Fall of R & D Center’s ‘Quality Management Department’ of a Major ICT Based Chinese Organization in Pakistan: An Exploratory, Explanatory and Analytical Case Study of Core Reason of Rise and Fall and Corresponding Soft Benefits and Dis-benefits for The Overall Organization

           Co Authors: None

[46]    Research Paper Published in IEEE The 17th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, Xiamen, P.R. China, October 29th to 31st, 2010. IEEE Catalog Number: CFP1016G-PRT, ISBN: 978-1-4244-6481-4. Conference proceedings are indexed by both EI Compendex and ISTP.

           Topic: Investigation and Discovery of Core Issues Concerning Requirements Elicitation in Information Technology Industry and Corresponding Remedial Actions (An Inductive Case Study of Pakistan’s IT Industry)

           Co Authors: Mr. Imran Ashraf

[47]    Research Paper Published in IEEE The 17th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, Xiamen, P.R. China, October 29th to 31st, 2010. IEEE Catalog Number: CFP1016G-PRT, ISBN: 978-1-4244-6481-4. Conference proceedings are indexed by both EI Compendex and ISTP.

           Topic: Scrum Adoption, Acceptance and Implementation (A Case Study of Barriers in Pakistan’s IT Industry and Mandatory Improvements)

           Co Authors: Mr. M Jamil Akhtar and Mr. Waqas Zafar Sadiq

[48]    Research Paper Published in The 5th International Symposium on Management, Engineering and Informatics: MEI 2009 in the Context of The 13th Multi-conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics: WMSCI 2009, July 10th - 13th, 2009 – Orlando, Florida, USA.

           Topic: Impact of Discrepancies in Effective Written Communication on Organizational Quality of Geographically Dispersed Software Organizations in Software Industry of Pakistan

           Co Authors: Mr. Adnan Akram

[49]    Research Paper Published in 4th International Symposium on Management, Engineering and Informatics: MEI 2008 in The Context of The 12th Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics: WMSCI 2008 June 29th - July 2nd, 2008 – Orlando, Florida, USA: MEI 2008, June 29th - July 2nd, 2008 – Orlando, Florida, USA.

           Topic: Operational Barriers to Transfer of Technology for Large Scale IT Based Organizations from China To Pakistan

           Co Authors: None

[50]    Research Paper Published in Pakistan’s 1st National Conference on Quality Assurance in Education.

           Topic: TQM In Higher Education In Pakistan

           Co Authors: Dr. Ali Sajid

[51]    Research Paper Published In 11th QMOD Conference Organized at Lunds University, Campus Helsingborg, Sweden from 20th August 2008 to 22nd August 2008 (Http://Www.Ch.Lu.Se/Qmod).

           Topic: Exploring ‘Employee Satisfaction’ as A Quality and Productivity Enhancement Tool for IT Sector of Pakistan

           Co Authors: Dr. Ali Sajid, Ms. Hina Sohrab Kiani and Ms. Omama Khurshid

[52]    Research Paper Published in 7th WSEAS International Conference on Software Engineering, Parallel and Distributed Systems (SEPADS '08) Held in University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK from February 20th to February 22nd, 2008. Proceeding Published by WSEAS Press, ISBN: 978-960-6766-42-8, ISSN: 1790-5117. (Available Through ACM Portal).

           Topic: Required Level of Motivation to Revitalize the Workforce in Software Industry of Pakistan

           Co Authors: Dr. Ali Sajid And Mr. M Wasim Bhatti

[53]    Research Paper Published in 2nd International Conference on Knowledge Generation, Communication and Management: KGCM 2008, June 29th - July 2nd, 2008 – Orlando, Florida, USA.

           Topic: Supervisory Divergence between South Asian & Chinese Middle Management Standpoint and Its Operational, Motivational & Unconstructive Long Term Significant Consequence in Technical Organizations in South Asia

           Co Authors: Dr. Ali Sajid

[54]    Research Paper Published in IEEE International Engineering Management Conference, A Strategic View of Engineering and Technology Management Held at St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador Canada. The CoOrganized by IEEE Engineering Management Society, IEE Management Professional Network, IEEE Newfoundland & Labrador Section and IEEE Canada. The Conference IEEE Catalog Number is 05ch37681c and ISBN Number is 0-7803-9140-3.

           Topic: Managing Social Values & Hi-Tech Corporate Practices in South Asia through Better Understanding of Corporate Social Responsibility

           Co Authors: Dr. Ali Sajid

Creative Works

MSc / PhD Thesis Supervision:

 

Highlights:

  • Currently supervising 1 doctorate and 2 Masters students.
  • Currently co-supervising 3 doctorate students and 1 Masters student.
  • 4 PhD and 46 Masters students have completed their degrees under my supervision.
  • Joint supervision of over 30 doctoral students.
  • Joint supervision of over 60 Masters students.
  • 74 undergrad students completed their final projects under my supervision.

 

Titles of MS/ PhD Thesis supervised solely:

  1. Critical Success Factors Based Robust Design for BPI Implementation of Technology Oriented Projects for Telecom Industry [Student: Maha Syed Ibrahim, Doctorate Thesis]
  2. Impact of Organizational Structure on the Schedule Management of R&D Projects [Student: Huma Hanif, Doctorate Thesis]
  3. Development of a Process Improvement Framework for Globally Distributed Software Development Teams [Student: Muhammad Wasim Bhatti, Doctorate Thesis]
  4. Project Knowledge Transfer Framework for Improving Competencies of Project Managers in Developing Countries [Student: Sadia Hanif, Doctorate Thesis]
  5. Antecedents and Subsequence of Technology Diffusion: An Empirical investigation of IT and Software Organizations in Pakistan [Student: Ponam Almas]
  6. Aligning Technology Foresight Pakistan 2025: Issues and Challenges [Student: Badar Minhas]
  7. Descriptive, Observatory and Empirical Analysis of Contributory Imperative Factors for Successful Change Management at Subdivision Level of Power Distribution Companies of Pakistan [Student: Muhammad Zubair]
  8. Leaning for Diminution of Software Development Process Artefacts: A Perspective of Enhancing Value through Agility [Student: Ghazia Zaineb]
  9. Aligning Undergraduate Electrical Engineering Curriculum in Pakistan for Fostering Entrepreneurial Culture (An Exploratory and Explanatory Case Study of Selected Universities of Punjab) [Student: Qurat Ul Ain]
  10. Extending the Project Management Body of Knowledge to Telecom Managed Services Projects [Student: Khurram Khurshid Abbasi]
  11. Assessing IT Adoption Attitude of Employees in a Development Country: A Study from Pakistan Public Sector Organizations [Student: Hazrat Jan]
  12. Neuro-Fuzzy Modelling Based Regression Test Suite Optimization [Student: Zeeshan Anwar]
  13. Guidelines for Alignment of Enterprise Environment Factors Suitable for Implementing SCRUM in Project Based Software Organizations of Pakistan [Student: Shahbaz]
  14. A Pragmatic Framework: Empirical Search Based Software Engineering (SBSE) to Optimize Resource Allocation for Software Projects [Student: Nazia Bibi]
  15. Optimum QIF using Organizational Process Focus KPA of CMMI Level 3 for Instant Quality Enhancement of Mid-Sized Software Houses in Pakistan [Student: Fazaila Ilyas]
  16. Boosting Manufacturing Sector of Pakistan through the Partnership of SMEs in Internationally Accepted Supply Chain (An Exploratory, Explanatory and Analytical Study of Possibilities and Tribulations) [Student: Muhammad Rafid Mahmood]
  17. Exploration, analysis and explanation of barriers to management / maintenance of M-2 motorway. A study of causal analysis of core issues and non-conformances. [Student: Muhammad Anwaar]
  18. Value Based Software Development Using the Principles of Software Economics. [Student: Mr. Tahir Abbas]
  19. Problem Based Systematic Guidelines for Selection of Software Architecture Optimization Solution. [Student: Mahreen Sharif]
  20. Impact of Bloom’s Taxonomy Teaching Methodology on The Project Manager Competencies at Workplace. [Student: Mahnaum Maqsood]
  21. Study and Analysis of Software Maintenance Process Using Stochastic Petri Nets. [Student: Muhammad Nabeel]
  22. Business Process Reengineering through Business Intelligence: A Case Study of Teradata. [Student: Syeda Farwa Zafar Naqvi]
  23. Impact of Architecture Configuration on Software ‘Reliability and Performance’ Estimation. [Student: Umer Farooq Afridi]
  24. Exploration and Analysis of Mental Models Utility for User Experience Design. [Student: Mariha Anwar]
  25. An Upper-Case Methodology Companion for Structured Analysis of Software Design. [Student: Syed Muhammad Shoab]
  26. Changing Trends in Supplier Evaluation Criteria in Telecom Industry in Pakistan [Student: Saad Younus]
  27. Project Management Organizational Commitment (A Case Study of Pakistan’s Software Industry) [Student: Bilal Nawaz]
  28. Customer Churn Management: A Taxonomical Study of the Pre-Existential Churn Management Frameworks deployed in the Telecom Sector of Pakistan [Student: Ovais Mughal]
  29. Personal Competency Assessment and Competence Building Technique - A Study of Pakistan’s Undergraduate Level Project Management Scholars [Student: Sara Siddique]
  30. Disaster Related Project Management an Organizational Perspective [Student: Ajaz Khan]
  31. A Comprehensive Engineering Management Based Analysis – Case Study, Rawalpindi – Islamabad Metro Bus Project [Student: Babar Wazarat]
  32. Formal Methods Based Functional Requirements Validation Model for Web Engineering [Student: Kashif Sardar]
  33. Adoption, Implementation and Management of Self-Adaptive & Self-Managing Software Systems in Pakistan [Student: Muhammad Shahbaz Rahim]
  34. Quality of OSS Security Tools: An Empirical Investigation [Student: Saima Anis]
  35. Blockchains And Its Implications on Software Engineering Discipline [Student: Faisal Shams]
  36. Enhancement and Evaluation of Program Slicing Based Detection of Equivalent Mutants [Student: Sohaib Danish]
  37. Sustainable Development in Cement Industry of Pakistan, A Case Study [Student: Azhar Hussain]
  38. Assessing Possibilities of Usage of Emotional Intelligence Theory in Requirement Gathering Process in Software Projects [Student: Fakhira Batool]
  39. Mapping of Project Manager Competences with Project Complexity: A case study of IT Sector of Pakistan [Student: Faisal Waheed]
  40. Design Pattern for Secure Object Oriented Information System Development [Student: Muhammad Samiul Haq]
  41. Possible Applications of Blockchain in Pakistan [Student: Syed Qayum Khan]
  42. Energy Conservation Opportunities in Fertilizer Plants of Pakistan [Student: Muhammad Umer Bashir]
  43. Assessing Improvement Opportunities in Vocational Training Based HRD Interventions for FWO [Student: Ejaz Hussain]
  44. A Comparative Study of Core Competencies of Energy Efficient Datacentres on Performance in Pakistan IT Industry [Student: Atif Qureshi]
  45. Critical Factors Causing Scope Creep in ERP Implementation: A Case Study of Pakistani Telecom Industry [Student: Umar Farooq]
  46. Impact of Crashing on Cost & Timeline of Construction Projects in Pakistan (Case Study of Selected High Rise Buildings) [Student: Faheem Mushtaq]
  47. Exploring Usage of Big Data and Blockchain [Student: Abdul Wahab Tahir]
  48. The Impact of Organizational Structure on the Success of ICT Transformation in Telecommunication Sector of Pakistan [Student: Muhammad Omer Khan]
  49. Impact of Crowdsourcing on New Product Success, Moderating roles of Extrinsic Motivation and Technological Turbulence (A case of Telecom Industry of Pakistan) [Student: Muhammad Umer Talha]
  50. A Fuzzy AHP Based Evaluation Framework for the Prioritization of Critical Success Factors of Hydropower Projects in Gilgit-Baltistan [Student: Sultan Hussain]

 

Titles of Masters Research Thesis (in progress) being supervised solely:

  1. Application of Machine Reasoning to Improve Employees Performance
  2. Mobile First Designs Optimisation Strategy: Exploration, Evaluation and Analysis of Existing Pattern Driven Model for Mobile Apps Delivery

 

Titles of Doctoral Research Thesis (in progress) being supervised solely:

  1. Social Network Analysis for Employee Retention in Telecom Sector of Pakistan

 

Titles of Doctoral Research Thesis (in progress) being co-supervised:

  1. Knowledge-Based Performance Drivers for Labour Productivity in Small and Medium Engineering Enterprises - A Case Study of Pakistan
  2. Mining Crowd Sourcing Repositories for Open Innovation in Software Engineering
  3. Ethnography-Based Organizational Behaviour Visualization Framework

Creative Works

Expertise in Industrial Standards:

PMBOK, BABOK, Prince 2, CMMI, PCMM, Balanced Score Card, PMP, SWEBOK, SDLC, Agile Management, PMI Program Management, ITIL, ISTQB, SCRUM, TQM, OD, LEAN Methods and Project Management Competency Development (PMCD), ISO and other standards

Expertise in Educational Standards:

AQF, TEQSA, Washington Accord, OBE, ABET, Blooms Taxonomy, Digital Blooms Taxonomy and Revised Blooms Taxonomy.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD

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