Associate Professor Ana Hol

Associate Professor Ana Hol

Dap - Information Systems,
Computing & Ict

Deputy Dean - School Of Computing, Engineering & Mathematics,
Deans Unit School Of Computing, Engineering & Math

Associate Professor,
Deans Unit School Of Computing, Engineering & Math

Biography

Associate Professor Ana Hol is a Deputy Dean, School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics and a Lead Director Computing at the Western Sydney University. She graduated from the University of Western Sydney with B.A, first class honours and for her achievements was awarded the university medal. Her research interests are in the areas of Information Systems, SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises) Information Technology use, acceptance and adoption; eTransformation and eCollaboration of the businesses within developed and developing countries; Information Systems and applications for education; social networking technologies; process optimisation and knowledge management. Ana is a member of Enhanced Living with Information Systems Research Group and an associate member of Telehealth Research and Innovation Laboratory.  As a part of Ana’s PhD research study, she developed eTransformation guide methodology for the SMEs (eT Guide). She wrote a book and a number of referred conference papers. Ana organised three international conferences. She is a co-editor of the International Journal on Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions and a program committee member and the reviewer for 12 international conferences. Her teaching interests are in the areas of eTransformation, eBusiness, Enterprise Information Management and Information Systems Deployment and Management.

This information has been contributed by Associate Professor Hol.

Qualifications

  • PhD University of Western Sydney
  • BA University of Western Sydney

Awards

  • PhD Titled: An Online System to Guide eTransforming SMEs 2010-12-31
  • B.A. 1st Class Honours and the University Medal, 2002 2002-12-31

Interests

  • Deployment and Management of Information Systems
  • Emerging Trends in Information Systems
  • Technology for Teaching and Learning
  • eBusiness
  • eTransformation

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Computing & Ict
  • Deans Unit School Of Computing, Engineering & Math
  • Deans Unit School Of Computing, Engineering & Math

Contact

Email: A.Hol@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 9685 9615
Mobile: 0477701065
Location: ER.1.12
Parramatta
Website:

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Publications

Books

  • Kommers, P., Issa, T., Isaias, P. and Hol, A. (2017), 'Proceedings of the 5th International Association on Educational Technologies 2017 (ICEduTech 2017), Sydney, Australia, 11-13 December 2017', : IADIS Press 9789898533715.
  • Hol, A. (2009), 'eTransformation Guide: An Online System to Guide eTransforming SMEs', : VDM Verlag Dr. Muller 9783639203677.

Chapters in Books

  • Hol, A. (2013), 'CRM for SMEs', Information Systems Development: Reflections, Challenges and New Directions, Springer 9781461449508.

Journal Articles

  • Abu Kashef, M., Ginige, A. and Hol, A. (2018), 'Framework for enhancing online working-together relations', Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society, vol 16, no 4 , pp 357 - 380.
  • Hol, A. (2018), 'Cognitive eTransformation framework for education sector', World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology: International Journal of Educational and Pedagogical Sciences, vol 12, no 11 , pp 1509 - 1514.
  • Zreika, M., Varua, M., Hol, A. and Hua, J. (2017), 'Applying data visualization methods on Australian stock investment analytics', International Journal of Engineering Science and Innovative Technology, vol 6, no 1 , pp 18 - 27.
  • Hol, A. (2016), 'Students as global citizens : lessons from the international study tour', International Journal of Social, Behavioral, Educational, Economic, Business and Industrial Engineering, vol 10, no 8 , pp 2640 - 2644.
  • Fernando, M., Ginige, A. and Hol, A. (2016), 'Enhancing business outcomes through social computing', IADIS International Journal on WWW/Internet, vol 14, no 2 , pp 91 - 108.
  • Hol, A. (2015), 'Bridging consumer-farmer mobile application divide', International Journal of Social, Behavioral, Educational, Business and Industrial Engineering, vol 9, no 7 , pp 2549 - 2554.
  • Hol, A. and Kapurubandara, M. (2014), 'Parameters guiding e-transformation in developed and developing countries', International Journal of E-business Development, vol 4, no 4 , pp 102 - 111.
  • Hol, A. and Ginige, A. (2011), 'eT guide : assisting the eTransformation journey : a case study approach', International Journal On Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions, vol 4, no 3 , pp 39 - 49.

Conference Papers

  • Tran, J., Hol, A., Nguyen, Q. and Simoff, S. (2019), 'Reduction of cognitive overload in online reviews using data visualisation', Australasian Computer Science Week Multiconference, Sydney, N.S.W..
  • Richardson, J., Burstein, F., Hol, A., Clarke, R. and McGovern, J. (2018), 'Australian undergraduate information systems curricula : a comparative study', International Conference on Information Systems Development, Lund, Sweden.
  • Hol, A. (2018), 'Academia-industry engagements framework for the information systems undergraduate degrees', Science, Technology and Engineering, Arts, Mathematics and Education. Annual Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Hol, A. (2018), 'Tertiary', EduTECH Asia, Singapore.
  • Fernando, M., Ginige, A. and Hol, A. (2017), 'Social computing : new pervasive computing paradigm to enhance triple bottom line', GPC (Conference), Cetara, Italy.
  • Tran, J., Hol, A., Nguyen, Q. and Simoff, S. (2017), 'Fine dining restaurant framework development and survey', ICETE (Conference), Madrid, Spain.
  • Hol, A. (2017), 'eTransformation framework for the cognitive systems', International Conference on Humanitarian Science, Systems and Technologies, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Abu Kashef, M., Ginige, A. and Hol, A. (2017), 'From networking to collaboration : role of trust, risk and rewards in enhancing online working together relations', International Conference on Internet Technologies and Society, Sydney, N.S.W..
  • Hol, A. (2017), 'Gamifying STEM education', International Conference on Information Society, Dublin, Ireland.
  • Fernando, M., Ginige, A. and Hol, A. (2016), 'Impact of social computing on business outcomes', Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, Madeira, Portugal.
  • Hol, A., Simiana, D., Lieu, G., Ong, I., Feder, J., Dawre, N. and Almazi, W. (2016), 'International study tours: a key to 21st century academic and industry exchanges', International Conference on Internet Technologies and Society, Melbourne, Vic..
  • Hol, A. (2016), 'Context specific, networked and feedback enhanced etransformation business model', International Joint Conference on e-Business and Telecommunications, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Hol, A. (2016), 'Curiosity, innovation and technological advancements shaping the future of science, technology, engineering and mathematics education', International Conference on Education Systems , Sydney, N.S.W..
  • Hol, A. (2016), 'Students as global citizens : lessons from the international study tour', International Conference on Innovation and Educational Transformation , Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • Fernando, M., Ginige, A. and Hol, A. (2016), 'Structural and behavioural models for social computing applications', Australasian Conference on Information Systems, Wollongong, N.S.W..
  • Hol, A. (2015), 'A sustainable farm system for peri-urban Sydney SMEs', ICE-B (Conference), Colmar, Alsace, France.
  • Wesumperuma, A., Ginige, A., Ginige, J. and Hol, A. (2015), 'Green activity based reporting for organizational business process management', Asia-Pacific Conference on Sustainable Energy and Environmental Technology, Korea.
  • Hol, A., Mubin, O. and Ginige, A. (2014), 'Proposed business model for SME farmers in peri-urban Sydney region', ICE-B (Conference), Vienna, Austria.
  • Hol, A. (2014), 'Context specific eTransformation decision making framework', International Conference on Intelligent Systems, Venice, Italy.
  • Hol, A. (2014), 'Mobile application set to empower SME farmers in peri-urban Sydney region', International Conference on Intelligent Systems, Venice, Italy.
  • Wesumperuma, A., Ginige, A., Ginige, J. and Hol, A. (2013), 'Green activity based management (ABM) for organisations', Australasian Conference on Information Systems, Melbourne, Vic..
  • Hol, A. (2011), 'CRM for SMEs', ISD 2011 - 20th International Conference on Information Systems Development, Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • Wesumperuma, A., Ginige, J., Ginige, A. and Hol, A. (2011), 'A framework for multi-dimensional business process optimization for GHG emission mitigation', Proceedings of the Australiasian Conference on Information Systems ACIS 2011, Sydney, Australia.
  • Kapurubandara, M., Hol, A. and Ginige, A. (2010), 'SMEs in Developed and Developing Countries Treading Similar Paths Towards eTransformation', ICE-B - International Conference on e-Business, Athens, Greece.
  • Hol, A. and Ginige, A. (2010), 'Bridging the Gaps between eTransforming SMEs and SME - ICT Providers', 10th IFIP WG 6.11 Conference on e-Business, e-Services and e-Society, I3E 2010, Buenos Aires.
  • Hol, A. and Ginige, A. (2010), 'A case study approach: eT Guide - assisting the eTransformation journey', International Conference on Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Hol, A. and Ginige, A. (2009), 'eTransformation Guide: An Online System for SMEs', Digital Ecosystems and Technologies (IEEE DEST 2009), Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Hol, A. and Ginige, A. (2009), 'eTRANSFORMATION JOURNEY FOR SMES', ICE-B 2009, Milan, Italy.
  • Hol, A. and Ginige, A. (2008), 'Dimensions of etransformation', 4th International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Hol, A., Ginige, A. and Lawson, R. (2007), 'System Level Analysis of How Businesses Adjust to Changing Environment in the Digital Eco-System', IEEE DEST 2007, Cairns, Australia.
  • Lawson, R., Hol, A. and Hall, T. (2007), 'Challenges of eCollaboration among SMEs', 20th Bled eConference eMergence: Merging and Emerging Technologies, Processes and Institutions, Bled, Slovenia.
  • Hol, A., Ginige, A. and Lawson, R. (2006), 'Evolution Of E-Business Adoption In The Western Sydney Region', Second IMB International Conference (IMB 2006), Sydney, Australia.
  • Lawson, R., Arunatileka, S., Ginige, A. and Hol, A. (2005), 'SMEs Gaining Competitive Advantage through eCollaboration', 16th Australasian Conference on Information Systems, Sydney.
  • Lawson, R., Arunatileka, S., Ginige, A. and Hol, A. (2005), 'A Pilot Project on eCollaboration in the Australian Toolmaking Industry', 18 eIntegration in action Bled, Slovenia, June 6 - 8 2005, Bled, Slovenia, June 6 - 8 2005.
  • Hol, A. and Lawson, R. (2004), 'Role of social and human capital in virtual collaboration', IADIS International Conference WWW/Internet 2004, Madrid, Spain.
  • Hol, A. and Ginige, A. (2004), 'Super-symbolic economy: Modified ROI for SME'S', IADIS International Conference, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Hol, A. and Lawson, R. (2003), 'Evaluation of Videoconferencing as a Potential Communication Channel for E-Business', 14th Australasian Conference on Information Systems 2003, Perth, WA, Australia.

Previous Projects

Title: Stimulating Innovation and Competitiveness of Penrith Regional City SMEs
Funder:
  • Penrith Business Alliance
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Athula Ginige, Oscar Hauptman, Hugh Pattinson, Ana Hol and Omar Mubin
Years: 2014-09-29 - 2017-10-12
ID: P00022443
Title: eCollaboration Models for SMEs
Funder:
  • Macro Tooling Pty Ltd
  • McCrindle Engineering
  • Austool Limited
  • Actif Toolcraft Pty Ltd
  • Prime Tooling Pty Ltd
Western Researchers: Robyn Lawson, Athula Ginige and Ana Hol
Years: 2004-08-04 - 2010-12-31
ID: P0014438
Title: Moving Business Online
Funder:
  • Penrith Valley Economic Development Corp
Western Researchers: Robyn Lawson and Ana Hol
Years: 2007-04-20 - 2008-09-30
ID: P0015580

Supervision

Associate Professor Hol is available to be a principal supervisor for doctoral projects

Current Supervision

Thesis Title: Clinical Decision Support System (DSS) for Traditional Chinese Medicine
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Knowledge Based System for Modern Enterprises to Deliver Improved Business Performance
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Evaluating the Use of ICT in Chronic Disease Management (CDM) for Non English Speaking Communities
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Knowledge Based System for Modern Enterprises to Deliver Improved Business Performance
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Study of Digital Knowledge Ecosystems
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: NSW ICT Policy Analysis for Sydney's Role as a Knowledge City
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Understanding the Role of Management Information Systems (MIS) on International Organisations Performance in Developing Countries (Jordan Case Study)
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Business Process Optimization Against a Set of Multi Dimensional Parameters Including Carbon Emissions
Field of Research:

Previous Supervision

Thesis Title: Enhancing Online Working- Together Relations
Field of Research: Other Information Technology
Thesis Title: Multi-Dimensional Business Process Optimisation for Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Management
Field of Research: Information Systems; Artificial Intelligence; Environmental Studies Not Elsewhere Classified; Other Engineering And Related Technologies
Thesis Title: The Phenomenon of Social Computing
Field of Research: Information Systems; Other Information Technology

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