Specializations

  • Data Management and Database Systems
  • Business Intelligence and Analytics
  • Information Management

Courses

  • IMT 543 - Relational Database Management Systems

Biography

Samuel Otim joins the iSchool as an Assistant Teaching Professor specializing in data management, database systems, and business intelligence and analytics. Samuel is passionate about preparing students to achieve their career goals, and cares deeply about their success. Samuel engages students in his teaching through learning by doing. In his faculty positions at Douglas College in British Columbia and Central Washington University (CWU), Otim also served as a faculty adviser for student internships and co-op education engagements and was recognized as a faculty advisor of the quarter at CWU. His research interests center on leveraging data and information to influence individual and organizational outcomes.

Otim has supported organizations, including World Vision, Burnaby City Council (British Columbia) and Vancouver City Credit Union, as well as industry partners to advance policies and practices that streamline operations, improve workplace safety and strengthen executive leadership. He earned a Ph.D. in economics from Monash University (Australia) and a master’s in information technology from the Rochester Institute of Technology (New York).

Education

  • Ph D, Economics, Monash University
  • MS, Information Technology, Rochester Institute of Technology

Awards

  • Merit-based Research Productivity Award - Central Washington University, College of Business, 2012
  • Teaching Excellence Award Nominee - Central Washington University, College of Business, 2012
  • Faculty Advisor of the Quarter: Co-operative Education Partnership in Excellence - Central Washington University, Career Service, 2011
  • Invited and Sponsored Participant: Future Faculty Career Exploration Program for Minorities - Rochester Institute of Technology, 2007

Publications and Contributions

  • Conference Paper
    The Effect of Inventory Visibility and Cross-Channel Integration on Online Channel Performance (2013)
    Proceedings of Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) Annual Meeting Author: Samuel Otim
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Resolving Uncertainty and Creating Value from the Exercise of E-Commerce Investment Options (2012)
    Information Systems Journal, 22(Unknown Issue), pp. 261-287 Authors: Samuel Otim, V. Grover
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    The Impact of Information Technology Investments on Downside Risk of the Firm: An Alternative Measurement of the Business Value of IT (2012)
    Journal of Management Information Systems, 29(Unknown Issue), pp. 159-193 Authors: Samuel Otim, K.E. Dow, V. Grover, J. Wong
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    E-Commerce: A Brand Name's Curse (2010)
    Electronic Markets - the International Journal, 20(Unknown Issue), pp. 147-160 Authors: Samuel Otim, V. Grover
  • Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
    Internet Domain Name Problems: ICANN to the Rescue? (2010)
    Internet Policies and Issues, pp. 113-128 Author: Samuel Otim
  • Conference Paper
    The Effect of Website Session Stickiness and Decisional Guidance on Customer Purchase Intention (2010)
    Proceedings of Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) Annual Meeting Author: Samuel Otim
  • Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
    A Framework for Business Process Change Requirements Analysis (2009)
    Design Requirements Engineering: A Ten-Year Perspective Authors: V. Grover, Samuel Otim
  • Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
    The Role of Organizational Learning in Strategic Information Systems Planning in Uncertain Environments (2009)
    Planning for IS Authors: Samuel Otim, V. Grover, A.H. Segars
  • Conference Paper
    Online Vendor Choice for Air Travel Ticketing: The Role of Trust and Switching Costs (2007)
    Proceedings of the 6th Workshop on E-Business, sponsored by the Association for Information Systems (AIS) Special Interest Group on E-Business (SIGEBIZ) Authors: P. Galluch, Samuel Otim, J.B. Thatcher, R. Klein
  • Conference Paper
    A Case-Based Knowledge Management System for Disaster Management: Fundamental Concepts (2006)
    Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM 06) Author: Samuel Otim
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    An Empirical Study on Web-Based Services and Customer Loyalty (2006)
    European Journal of Information Systems, 15(Unknown Issue), pp. 527-541 Authors: Samuel Otim, V. Grover

Presentations

  • Targeting Fundraising Campaign Using Predictive Analytics (2014)
    Masterworks Inc. - Pouslbo, WA
  • The Effect of Inventory Visibility and Cross-Channel Integration on Online Channel Performance (2013)
    Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) Annual Meeting - Baltimore, MD
  • The Effect of Website Session Stickiness and Decisional Guidance on Customer Purchase Intention (2010)
    Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) Annual Meeting - San Diego, CA
  • Exercise of E-Commerce Investment Options: Antecedents and Performance Effects (2009)
    Department of Management, Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame - South Bend, Indiana
  • A Case-Based Knowledge Management System for Disaster Management: Fundamental Concepts (2006)
    The Third International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM 06) - Newark, NJ