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Dr Will Venters

Assistant Professor of Information Systems

Information Systems and Innovation Faculty Group

On Sabbatical leave Michaelmas Term 2016-17


Dr Venters has an international reputation for his work in distributed systems development, Grid and Cloud Computing and Knowledge Management. He holds a doctorate from the University of Salford, and a first-class degree in computer science from the University of Manchester. He has researched the organisation of distributed work and systems in various organisations including government-related organisations, the construction industry, financial services, health, and most recently among particle physicists at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN. He has undertaken consultancy for a wide range of companies, and has published articles in journals such as the Journal of Management Studies, Information Systems Journal, Journal of Knowledge Management Research & Practice. He is a member of the board of Youthnet, the UK's first online charity, and the former chair of a national volunteering charity.

Research interests

  • Cloud computing
  • Distributed organising
  • Information systems development
  • Software engineering
  • Sociotechnical approaches to information systems
  • Knowledge management
  • Action research

Recent publications

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