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Professor Helana Scheepers

Professor, Information Systems
PhD, Aalborg University, Denmark; MCom, Pretoria University, South Africa; BSc (Hons) Computer Science, Pretoria University , South Africa; BCom (Hons) Business Computer Science, University of Pretoria, South Africa; BCom Business Computer Science, University of Pretoria, South Africa


Helana Scheepers is a Professor in the Faculty of Information and Communication Technologies at Swinburne University, Australia. She received her Ph.D. from Aalborg University in Denmark in 2000. She has worked in academic institutions in South Africa, Denmark, Canada and Australia. Her research interests include the development, management and adoption of information technology by large and small organisations. She has studied the use of mobile technology by organisations identifying how the private use of mobile technology impact on the organisational use. Her interest in the last two years has been specifically in the areas of the adoption of electronic government and social media software by organisations. She has published in journals such as the European Journal of Information Systems, Information Systems Frontiers and Communications of the Association of Information Systems.

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Higher degrees by research

Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Principal Supervisor.

Fields of Research

  • Information Systems - 080600


  • 2015, Swinburne, Vice Chancelors Award for Culture and Values, Swinburne


Also published as: Scheepers, Helana; Scheepers, H.
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Recent research grants awarded

  • 2020: Estimate the economic benefit of the Australia Medic Alert Foundation medical emergency service *; APR Internship Program
  • 2018: Impact Evaluation Framework *; Lord Mayor's Charitable Fund (LMCF)
  • 2016: Test new online information sharing tool *; Outer East Health & Community Support Alliance
  • 2014: Developing Collaborative Infrastructure for Public Health: The Case of Department of Health in the Eastern and Souther Regions of Melbourne. *; Emerging Research Priorities Scheme
  • 2013: Monitor the management of the organisational change process for effective implementation of ITIL project *; GE CAPITAL

* Chief Investigator

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