PhD Information Systems (QUT), Master of Information Technology (QUT), BBus (Computing) w/Disticntion (QUT)
After 20 years in the corporate sector, Walter moved to academe in 2003 to develop his expertise in managing programs and complex projects. His work focus on the deployment of technology to achieve significant transformation and benefits. These include addressing societal challenges, such as rapid urbanisation trends and smart cities, and the co-creation of digital platforms for addressing the multiple challenges of refugees and migrants.
Walter has published more than 60 peer-reviewed papers in top conferences and journals and is an active member of the international information systems community. He is a Senior Editor for the Journal of the Association for Information Systems and Associate Editor for Information Systems Research and past AE for the European Journal of Information Systems, among other journals.
Innovation Research Network Seed Grant for advancing the Smart Cities research agenda.
Digital Platforms for Refugees: The co-creation of effective collaborative solutions and ecologies in the not-for-profit sector.
Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Grant—Governance of information technology programmers: achieving accountability, control, and success.
ARC Discovery Indigenous Researchers Development—Adoption and Effective Use of Information Communication Technologies in Indigenous Communities in Australia.
ARC Discovery Grant—The Key Strategies in Firms’ Realization of Value from ICT.
ICT Research Study. Australian Government, Department of Communications Information Technology and the Arts (DCITA), Competitive Research Grant—Achieving Value from ICT: Key management strategies.
Walter's maintains an active engagement through his research and pro-bono work. He works with NFP, local, and state government organisations, and private organisations deploying smart technologies in Australia and Europe.