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Dr Islam Choudhury

Associate Professor

About

My main research interest is in agile business and UML modelling and hence I pursued a PhD entitled Generic Reusable Business Object Modelling. This research develops an agile framework for building a Generic Reusable Business Object Model  (GRBOM). I was awarded a full Scholarship to complete my PhD.

Since I joined Kingston University, I continued my expertise in agile project management and business analysis and worked with the Agile Business Consortium as one of the Directors. This enabled me to introduce agile concepts into my teaching and research, including agile certification courses for the students. I am the Post-Graduate Coordinator on the Computer Science courses and course leader and module leader for many subjects. My main teaching and research commitments include ecommerce, project management, knowledge management and modelling enterprise architectures. I have supervised many PhDs and a KTP project in these subject areas. 

Areas of specialism

  • Agile Project Management
  • Business and Systems Analysis
  • Enterprise Architectures
  • Ecommerce
  • Knowledge Management

Qualifications

  • 1995-1999: PhD in Computing, Generic Reusable Business Object Modelling, South Bank University
  • 1990-1991: Postgraduate Diploma Systems Engineering: University of Wales, Cardiff
  • 1986-1989: BSc Chemistry and Zoology: University of Wales, Cardiff

Professional membership

I am the International Director for the Agile Business Consortium (ABC).  I am also member of the BCS. 

Research

My main research interests is in agile project management, agile leadership and agile business analysis. I have supervised many PhDs in areas such as knowledge management, ecommerce, enterprise architecture, computer aided learning and teaching and various software engineering subjects. 

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