Whitley, Edgar


Dr Edgar Whitley  

Department

Position held

Information Systems and Innovation Group (ISIG) (Department of Management)

Associate Professor (Reader) in Information Systems

Department of Management

Associate Professor (Reader)

Experience keywords:

Commons-based peer production; policy; identity cards; innovation; identity assurance; plagiarism; information systems

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Edgar is the research co-ordinator of the LSE Identity Project and represented the project at the Science and Technology Select Committee review of the UK Identity Cards Scheme. Edgar has written extensively about the Identity Cards Programme for both academic and trade audiences and is a frequent media commentator on the Scheme.

Edgar's research draws on his interests in social theory and its application to information systems. His recent publications include work on FLOSS, international students and academic writing, and the technological and political aspects of the UK Identity Cards Scheme.

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

BankingConsultancyInformation TechnologyPolicy and Regulatory BodiesPublic Administration

Languages:

German [Spoken: Intermediate, Written: Basic]; Welsh [Spoken: Basic, Written: Basic]

Media experience:

Has written for mainstream pressRadioTV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 7410

Publications

LSE Research Online, Funnelback Search

2014

Krasnova, Hanna and Schäfer, Kerstin and Henfridsson, Ola and Riemenschneider, Cindy and Veltri, Natasha and Whitley, Edgar A. and Trkman, P. (2014) Publication strategy for junior researchers: quantity vs. quality, importance of the first authorship and collaboration Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 34 (33). 655-668. ISSN 1529-3181

Stein, Mari-Klara and Galliers , Robert D. and Whitley , Edgar A. (2014) Twenty years of the European Information Systems Academy at ECIS: emergent trends and research topics European Journal of Information Systems. ISSN 0960-085X

Whitley, Edgar A. and Martin, Aaron K. and Hosein, Gus (2014) From surveillance-by-design to privacy-by-design: evolving identity policy in the United Kingdom In: Boersma, Kees and van Brakel, Rosamunde and Fonio, Chiara and Wagenaar, Pieter, (eds.) Histories of Surveillance in Europe and Beyond. Routledge studies in crime and society. Routledge, London, UK. ISBN 9780415829465

Whitley, Edgar A. and Gal, Uri and Kjærgaard, Aneematte (2014) Who do you think you are? A review of the complex interplay between information systems, identification and identity European Journal of Information Systems, 23 (1). 17-35. ISSN 0960-085x

Looney, Clayton and Firth, David and Koch, Hope and Cecez-Kecmanovic , Dubravka and Hsieh, J. J. Po-An and Soh, Christina and Valacich , Joseph and Whitley, Edgar A. (2014) The credibility crisis in IS: a global stakeholder perspective Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 34 (1). 1175-1189. ISSN 1529-3181

Willcocks, Leslie P. and Venters, Will and Whitley, Edgar A. (2014) Moving to the cloud corporation: how to face the challenges and harness the potential of cloud computing Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK. ISBN 9781137347466

2013

Martin, Aaron K. and Whitley, Edgar A. (2013) Fixing identity? Biometrics and the tensions of material practices Media, Culture and Society, 35 (1). 52-60. ISSN 0163-4437

Whitley, Edgar A. (2013) Towards effective, consent based control of personal data In: Hildebrandt, Mireille and O'Hara, Kieron and Waidner, Michael, (eds.) Digital Enlightenment Yearbook 2013. IOS Press , Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 165 -176. ISBN 9781614992943

Whitley, Edgar A. (2013) On technology neutral policies for e–identity: a critical reflection based on UK identity policy Journal of International Commercial Law and Technology, 8 (2). 134-147. ISSN 1901-8401

Laurillard, D. and Charlton, P. and Craft, B. and Dimakopoulos, D. and Ljubojevic, D. and Magoulas, G. and Masterman, E. and Pujadas, R. and Whitley, Edgar A. and Whittlestone, K. (2013) A constructionist learning environment for teachers to model learning designs Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 29 (1). 15-30. ISSN 1365-2729

Loebbecke, Claudia and Dewandre, Nicole and Doukidis, Georgios and Schepers, Stefan and Spiekermann, Sarah and Whitley, Edgar A. (2013) Panel 3: political consultancy: an area for information systems academicians to create value?

Willcocks, Leslie P. and Venters, Will and Whitley, Edgar A. (2013) Cloud sourcing and innovation: slow train coming?: a composite research study Strategic Outsourcing: an International Journal, 6 (2). 184-202. ISSN 1753-8297

Willcocks, Leslie P. and Venters, Will and Whitley, Edgar A. (2013) Cloud computing as innovation: studying diffusion. In advances in global sourcing: models, governance and relationships In: Oshri, Ilan and Kotlarsky, Julia and Willcocks, Leslie P., (eds.) Advances in Global Sourcing. Models, Governance, and Relationships. Lecture notes in business information processing (163). Springer, London, UK, 117-131. ISBN 9783642409509

2012

Whitley, Edgar A. and Willcocks, Leslie P. (2012) Innovation - step change in outsourcing: towards collaborative innovation In: Willcocks, Leslie P. and Lacity, Mary C., (eds.) The New It Outsourcing Landscape: From Innovation to Cloud Services . Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK. ISBN 9780230358812

Venters, Will and Whitley, Edgar A. and Willcocks, Leslie P. and Hindle, John (2012) Cloud on the landscape - promises and challenges In: Willcocks, Leslie P. and Lacity, Mary C., (eds.) The New It Outsourcing Landscape: From Innovation to Cloud Services . Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK. ISBN 9780230358812

Willcocks, Leslie P. and Venters, Will and Whitley, Edgar A. and Hindle, John (2012) Shifting to cloud services: current challenges and future opportunities In: Lacity, Mary C. and Willcocks, Leslie P., (eds.) Advanced Outsourcing Practice: Rethinking Ito, Bpo and Cloud Services . Technology, work and globalization . Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK. ISBN 9781137005571

Venters, Will and Whitley, Edgar A. (2012) A critical review of cloud computing: researching desires and realities Journal of Information Technology, 27 (3). 179-197. ISSN 0268-3962

Whitley, Edgar A. and Kanellopoulou, Nadja and Kaye, Jane (2012) Consent and research governance in biobanks: evidence from focus groups with medical researchers Public Health Genomics, 15 (5). 232-242. ISSN 1662-4246

Galliers, Robert D. and Oja, Mari-Klara and Whitley, Edgar A. (2012) An anatomy of European information systems research: the first 20 years of the European Conference on Information Systems

Willcocks, Leslie and Venters, Will and Whitley, Edgar A. (2012) Cloud sourcing: implications for managing the IT function In: Kotlarsky, Julia and Oshri, Ilan and Willcocks, Leslie P., (eds.) The Dynamics of Global Sourcing: Perspectives and Practices: 6th Global Sourcing Workshop 2012. Lecture notes in business information processing (130). Springer, 142-163. ISBN 9783642339196

2009

Newell, Sue and Whitley, Edgar A. and Pouloudi, Nancy and Wareham, Jonathan and Matthiassen, Lars, eds (2009) Information systems in a globalising world: challenges, ethics and practices Proceedings of the 17th European Conference on Information Systems: 8-10 June 2009. Università di Verona & London School of Economics, Verona, Italy. ISBN 9788861293915

2003

Wynn, Eleanor H. and Whitley, Edgar A. and Myers, Michael D. and DeGross, Janice I., eds (2003) Global and organizational discourse about information technology IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, vol. 1. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands. ISBN 9781402073250


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A comprehensive review of identity policies being implemented in various countries, which considers the key arenas where identity policies are developed and provides intellectual coherence for making sense of them.

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