Kevin Desouza

School Of Public Affairs
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Biography

Dr Kevin C. Desouza serves as the associate dean for research at the College of Public Service & Community Solutions and is a professor in the School of Public Affairs at Arizona State University. He is also serving as the Interim Director of ASU’s Decision Theater and is a Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Organization Research and Design. He is also a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. Kevin holds a visiting professorship at the Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana. He has held visiting positions at the Center for International Studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science, the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa, the Groupe Sup de Co Montpellier (GSCM) Business School in France, and the Accenture Institute for High Business Performance in Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA).For more information, please visit: http://www.kevindesouza.net.

Publications

  • Desouza, K.C. Bhagwatwar, A. Technology-Enabled Participatory Platforms for Civic Engagement: The Case of US Cities. Journal of Urban Technology (2014).
  • Desouza, K.C. Jacob, B. Big Data in the Public Sector: Lessons for Practitioners and Scholars. Administration & Society (2014).
  • Desouza, K.C. Smith, K.L. Big Data for Social Innovation. Stanford Social Innovation Review (2014).
  • Krishnamurthy, R. Desouza, K.C. Big Data Analytics: The Case of Social Security Administration. Information Polity (2014).
  • Denford, J.S. Dawson, G.S. Desouza, K.C. An Argument for Centralization of IT Governance in the Public Sector. Proceeding of the Forty Eight Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (2014).
  • Desouza, K.C. Big’ Data + ‘Open’ Data + ‘Mobile’ Data: Urban Informatics. Proceedings of the Workshops on Big Data and Urban Informatics (2014).
  • Fedorschak, K. Kandala, S. Desouza, K.C. Krishnamurthy, R. Data Analytics and Human Trafficking. Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Design Science Research in Information Systems and Technology (2014).
  • Bernard-Kuhn, L. Top Cincinnati Boss Wants to Put Big Data to Work. (2014).
  • Dawson, G.S. Denford, J.S. Desouza, K.C. Are Rock Star CIOs the Secret to Public Innovation?. (2014).
  • Dawson, G.S. Denford, J.S. Desouza, K.C. The 'Rock Star' Government CIO, Redefined. (2014).
  • Dawson, G.S. Denford, J.S. Desouza, K.C. Four Lessons for State Government Innovation?. (2014).
  • Desouza, K.C. Simons, P. Mobile App Development in Highly Regulated Industries: Risks, Rewards and Recipes. (2014).
  • Desouza, K.C. Smith, K.L. Economic Resilience: No Big Ideas Needed!. (2014).
  • Desouza, K.C. Smith, K.L. Measuring the Value of Open Data. (2014).
  • Desouza, K.C. Smith, K.L. Building a Capacity for Intrapreneurship. (2014).
  • Desouza, K.C. Smith, K.L. The Transparency Tragedy of Open Data. (2014).
  • Desouza, K.C. Swindell, D. Koppell, J.G.S. Smith, K.L. Funding Smart Technologies: Tools for Analyzing Strategic Options. (2014).
  • Desouza, K.C. Smith, K.L. Finding a Fair and Equitable Use of Citizen Data: The Case of Predictive Policing. (2014).
  • Desouza, K.C. Big Data Is a Big Deal for Local Government. (2014).
  • Desouza, K.C. Government IT: 5 Ways to Measure Value. (2014).
  • Desouza, K.C. Our Fragile Emerging Megacities: A Focus on Resilience. (2014).
  • Desouza, K.C. Realizing the Promise of Big Data: The Challenge of Implementing Big Data Projects. (2014).
  • Desouza, K.C. Turning Governments into Innovation Machines. (2014).
  • Desouza, K.C. When Citizens Bypass Government. (2014).
  • . Track: Building a Better World Through IS, 2014. (2014).
  • Desouza, K.C. Smith, K.L. Citizen Intelligence and Online Civic Platforms. (2014).
  • Desouza, K.C. Smith, K.L. The Evolving Landscape of Citizen Engagement. (2014).
  • Desouza, K.C. Smith, K.L. The Perils of Petascale IT Projects. (2014).
  • Kevin C Desouza. Knowledge Management: An Introduction. (2011).
  • Kevin C Desouza. Knowledge Management: An Introduction. (2011).
  • Baloh, P. Desouza, K.C. Hackney, R.A. Contextualizing Organizational Interventions of Knowledge Management Systems:Decision Science Perspective. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (0).
  • Bhagwatwar, A. Hackney, R. Desouza, K.C. Considerations for Information Systems 'Backsourcing': A Framework for Knowledge Re-integration. Information Systems Management (0).
  • Desouza, K.C. Flanery, T. Designing, Planning and Managing Resilient Citites: A Conceptual Framework. Cities (0).
  • Desouza, K.C. Schilling, J. Local Sustainability Planning: Harnessing the Power of Information Technologies. PM Magazine (0).
  • Desouza, K.C. Lin, Y.A. Towards Evidence-Driven Policy Design: Complex Adaptive Systems and Computational Modeling. The Innovation Journal: The Public Sector Innovation Journal (0).
  • Desouza, K.C. Intrapreneurship and the Public Sector: A Missing Capability. PA Times (0).
  • Desouza, K.C. Securing Intellectual Assets: Integrating the Knowledge and Innovation Dimensions. International Journal of Technology Management (0).
  • Desouza, K.C. Bhagwatwar, A. Citizen Apps to Solve Complex Urban Problems. Journal of Urban Technology (0).
  • Desouza, K.C. Bhagwatwar, A. Leveraging Technologies in Public Agencies: The Case of the US Census Bureau and the 2010 Census. Public Administration Review (0).
  • Lindic, J. Baloh, P. Ribiere, V.M. Desouza, K.C. Deploying Information Technologies for Organizational Innovation: Lessons form Case Studies. International Journal of Information Management (0).
  • Lysenko, V.V. Desouza, K.C. Moldova's Internet Revolution: Analyzing the Role of Technologies in Various Phases of the Confrontation. Technology Forecasting and Social Change (0).
  • Mergel, I. Desouza, K.C. Implementing Open Innovation in the Public Sector: The Case of Challenge .Gov. Public Administration Review (0).
  • Purao, S. Desouza, K.C. Investigating Failures in Large-Scale Public Sector Projects with Sentiment Analysis. e-Service Journal (0).
  • Trkman, P. Desouza, K.C. Knowledge Risks in Organizational Networks: An Exploratory Framework. Journal of Strategic Information Systems (0).
  • Kevin C Desouza. Intrapreneurship: Managing Ideas within Your Organization. (0).
  • Cowell, M.M. Desouza, K.C. Micro Scale Disasters and Local Resiliency. The Resilience Challenge: Looking at Resilience through Multiple Lens (0).
  • A. Bhagwatwar, K.C. Desouza. "Citizen Apps and Urban Governance: Understanding the Landscape of Apps and Their Impacts". Proceedings of the IGU Commission on Geography of Governance Annual Conference (0).
  • A. Bhagwatwar, K.C. Desouza. "Community Intelligence Platforms: the Case of Open Government". Proceedings of the Eighteenth Americas Conference of Information Systems (0).
  • S. Purao, K.C. Desouza. "Looking for Clues to Failures in Large-Scale, Public Sector Projects: A Case Study". Proceedings of the Forty-Fourth Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (0).
  • Y.A. Lin, K.C. Desouza. "Individuals' Knowledge Transfer Behaviors and Social Networks: A Co-evolution Framework". Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Academy Management (0).
  • H.J. Wilson, K.C. Desouza. "8 Ways to Democratize Experimentation". (0).
  • K.C. Desouza. "Leveraging the Wisdom of Crowds through Participatory Platforms: Designing and Planning Smart Cities". (0).
  • K.C. Desouza, T. Flanery, J. Alex, P. Eric. "Getting Serious About Resilience in Planning". (0).

Research Activity

Courses

Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
PAF 311 Leadership and Change
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
PAF 311 Leadership and Change
PAF 400 Senior Capstone Project
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
PAF 311 Leadership and Change
PAF 525 Public Entrepreneurship
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
PAF 311 Leadership and Change
PAF 400 Senior Capstone Project
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
PAF 311 Leadership and Change
Spring 2015
Course Number Course Title
PAF 525 Public Entrepreneurship
Summer 2014
Course Number Course Title
PRM 499 Individualized Instruction
Spring 2014
Course Number Course Title
PAF 525 Public Entrepreneurship
Fall 2013
Course Number Course Title
PAF 311 Leadership and Change

Presentations

  • Desouza, K.C. AIS Grand Vision for ICT-enabled Bright Society. International Conference on Information Systems (Dec 2014).
  • Desouza, K.C. A Sea of Data: Sink or Swim?. 2014 Independent Sector National Conference (Nov 2014).
  • Desouza, K.C. CIO Leadership: Preparing the Next Generation  Are We Doing Enough?. Sixth Annual Premier CIO Forum (Nov 2014).
  • KC Desouza. Intrapreneurship: Managing Ideas within the Public Sector. Innovaci�n P�blica: Mucho Ruido �Y Las Nueces?, Centro de Sistemas P�blicos (Oct 2014).
  • Desouza, K.C. Realizing the Promise of Open Data and Technologies for Global Development. USAID Frontiers in Development Conference (Sep 2014).
  • Desouza, K.C. Opportunities for Research  Big Data, Process Improvement, and Knowledge Management. SINTEF (Jun 2014).
  • Desouza, K.C. Data Governance versus Big Computation: Tortoise and the Hare. Norwegian University of Science and Technology (Jun 2014).
  • Desouza, K.C. Disastrous Large-Scale Technology Projects in the Public Sector: Unpacking Complexity. BI Norwegian Business School (Jun 2014).
  • KC Desouza. Ideas, Knowledge Management, and Innovation Walk into a Bar: An Incomplete Theory of Intrapreneurship. 3rd International Conference on Management and Organization: Knowledge Management and Organizational (Jun 2014).
  • Desouza, K.C. Krishnamurthy, R. Crowdsourcing on Challenge.gov: Aligning Expectations between Public Managers and Citizens. Proceedings of Collective Intelligence (Jun 2014).
  • Desouza, K.C. Big Data and the Public Sector: Where are We?. Technological Innovation in Government: Toward Open and Smart Government Symposium (Apr 2014).
  • Desouza, K.C. Big Data and Analytics: Opportunities for Innovation. Faculty of Information Studies (Mar 2014).
  • Desouza, K.C. Interdisciplinary and Impactful Research: Some Personal Thoughts. Faculty of Information Studies (Mar 2014).
  • Desouza, K.C. Realizing the Promise of Big Data for Public Agencies. Fakult�t f�r Informatik (Mar 2014).
  • Desouza, K.C. Mobile App Development in Highly Regulated Industries. Society for Information Management - Advanced Practices Council (Jan 2014).
  • K.C. Desouza. "Emerging Technologies and the Future of Governance". Western Intergovernmental Audit Forum (Sep 2013).
  • KC Desouza. The Future of Challenges and Contests. Digital Government University, General Services Administration (Apr 2013).
  • KC Desouza. "Towards Smart(er) Cities: Designing and Planning". Baumer Lecture Series, Knowlton School of Architecture, Ohio State University (Feb 2013).
  • KC Desouza. "Business Process Management: Strategic Considerations". Faculty of Information Studies (Jan 2013).
  • KC Desouza. "Innovation Processes and Knowledge Management + Strategies from Crafting Research Ideas to Publishing". Faculty of Information Studies (Jan 2013).
  • KC Desouza. Organizational Processes: Design, Modeling, and Innovation. Faculty of Information Studies (Jan 2013).
  • KC Desouza. Intrapreneurship: Driving Change Within Your Organization. Society for Information Management (Jan 2013).
  • KC Desouza. Leading Through Collaboration. National Association for State Cheif Information Officers Strategic Leadership Summit (Oct 2012).
  • KC Desouza. Designing Smart and Resilient Cities. Indian Institute of Technology (Oct 2012).
  • KC Desouza. Policy Informatics: Embracing Complexity, Information, and Systems. Department of Information Systems, School of Engineering, University of Minho (Apr 2012).
  • KC Desouza. Building Innovation into Organizations as a Competency. Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto (Apr 2012).
  • KC Desouza. Technologies in Public Agencies and in Public Administration Research: Three Mini-Cases of Use-Inspired Research. College of Public Programs, Arizona State University (Feb 2012).
  • KC Desouza. Hidden Champions and Cooperation in Business: Achieving Competitiveness and Developing Cooperation and Partnerships- Practices and Future Prospects. Hidden Champions in CEE and Dynamically Changing Environments International Conference (Nov 2011).
  • KC Desouza. "Challenges in Inter-Disciplinary Research: Strategies from Crafting Research Ideas to Publishing" and " Crafting Organizational Innovation Processes". IESEG School of Management, Business Lecture Series (Oct 2011).
  • KC Desouza. Knowledge Management and Training Development. Talent Management Strategies: A Series for Human Resource Executives (Jun 2011).
  • KC Desouza. So You Want to Be a Knowledge Manager/Professional. Parsons Brinkerhoff (Apr 2011).
  • KC Desouza. Innovation Audit: Findings, Strategic Recommendations, and Implications. Delta Faucet Company (Apr 2011).
  • KC Desouza. Evidence-Driven Policy Design for Resilient Societies: Leveraging Information, Technology, and Networks. Metropolitan Institute, Virginia Tech (Feb 2011).
  • K.C. Desouza. "Building and Sustaining Agile Information Systems". Strategic Issues in Information Technology: Challenges and Innovation (Jan 2011).

Service

  • Association for Information Systems, Taskforce on Association Outreach (2014 - Present)
  • Association for Information Systems, Vice President of Communications (2014 - Present)
  • International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 2014 Mid-Career Consortium, Presenter (2014 - Present)
  • Tenure and Promotion College of Public Programs, Personnel Committee (2014 - Present)
  • Urban and City Management, School of Public Affairs, College of Public Programs, Search Committee Member (2014 - Present)
  • Decision Theater Network, Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development, Director Search Committee (2013 - Present)
  • Fourth Conference on Resilience: Focus on Economic Resilience, Conference Chair (2013 - Present)
  • School of Public Affairs, College of Public Programs, Doctoral Program Committee (2013 - Present)
  • School of Public Affairs, College of Public Programs, Search Committee Chair (2013 - Present)
  • Society For Information Management, Consulting Engagement (2013 - Present)
  • Alliance for Innovation, Board of Directors (2012 - Present)
  • International Academic Partnership Program India, Steering Committee (2012 - Present)
  • Steering Committee, International Academic Partnership Program, India (2012 - Present)
  • iHear Network, Board of Advisors (2011 - Present)
  • Association for Information Systems, Communications Committee (2010 - Present)
  • School of Public Affairs, College of Public Programs, Doctoral Program Committee (2013 - 2015)
  • Association for Information Systems, MIS Faculty Camp, Americas Conference on Information Systems (2014 - 2014)
  • School of Public Affairs, College of Public Programs, Search Committee Chair (2013 - 2014)
  • Society for Information Management, Consulting Engagement (2013 - 2014)
  • Reviwer, Review for Funding Agencies, US National Science Foundation (2012 - 2012)
  • Sponsored Research Committee, School of Public and International Affairs, Research Committee (2012 - 2012)
  • Third Conference on Resilience: Focus on Community Reilience, Conference Chair (2012 - 2012)
  • iHear Network, Consulting Engagement (2011 - 2012)
  • Long Range Planning, Presidential Task Force (2011 - 2012)
  • School of Public and International Affairs, Website Committee (2011 - 2012)
  • Boeing Employees Credit Union, Consulting Engagement (2011 - 2011)
  • Delta Faucet Company, Consulting Engagement (2011 - 2011)
  • PLS Consulting, Consulting Engagement (2011 - 2011)
  • Parsons Brinkerhoff, Consulting Engagement (2011 - 2011)