Staff Details

Abd. Rahman Bin Ahlan

Abd. Rahman Bin Ahlan
Designation: Associate Professor
KULLIYYAH OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
IIUM Gombak Campus
Extension: 5645
Email address: arahman@iium.edu.my

Academic Qualification

  • Diploma in Planting Industry Management - Diploma , Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration - Bachelor Degree , International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Master of Science in Information Technology for Manufacture - Masters Degree , University of Warwick
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Management Information System - Doctor of Philosophy , Cardiff University

Area of Specialisation

  • ICT ~ Information, Computer And Communications Technology (ICT) ~ Security System ~ Other Security System n.e.c. - IT Risk Management & Information Security Management
  • Engineering Tech ~ Applied Sciences And Technologies ~ Other Applied Sciences and Technologies n.e.c. - IT Project Management
  • ICT ~ Information, Computer And Communications Technology (ICT) ~ Emergent Information Technology ~ Knowledge Base - ICT Outsourcing (ITO); E-Government, Digital Divide & ICT for Dev (ICT4D); IT/IS Education & Skillsets; IT/IS Implementation Issues & Project Management; IT/IS in Financial Services
  • ICT ~ Information, Computer And Communications Technology (ICT) ~ Educational Technology ~ Other Educational Technology n.e.c. - IT Skillset for Outsourcing Industry

Professional Membership

  • 2013-2016 Board of Advisors, Association of Information Systems (Malaysia Chapter) MyAIS
  • 2015-2016 IBIMA Publishing, USA
  • 2014-2015 Board of Advisor (Executive Committee), Persatuan Sistem Maklumat Malaysia (MYAIS)
  • 2015 International Conference on Research and Innovation in Information Systems (ICRIIS 2015)
  • 2005-2015 Association of Information Systems

Teaching Responsibilities

BUSINESS DATA COMMUNICATION 2016/2017 2015/2016
ENTERPRISE INTEGRATION 2011/2012
ENTERPRISE INTEGRATION 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012
FINAL YEAR PROJECT I 2017/2018 2016/2017 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009 2007/2008 2006/2007
FINAL YEAR PROJECT II 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009 2007/2008
INDUSTRIAL ATTACHMENT 2016/2017 2014/2015 2013/2014
INFORMATION RESOURCE AND STRATEGY MANAGEMENT 2013/2014 2010/2011
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 2005/2006 1997/1998 1996/1997 1995/1996 1994/1995
KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT 2015/2016
MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM 2016/2017 2013/2014
PHYSICAL PROTECTIVE SECURITY 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014
PRACTICAL TRAINING 2007/2008
PROJECT & CHANGE MANAGEMENT 2013/2014 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009 2007/2008
PROJECT CHANGE MANAGEMENT 2013/2014 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009 2007/2008
PROJECT MANAGEMENT IN IT 2009/2010 2006/2007
PROJECT MANAGEMENT IN IT 2005/2006 2002/2003
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY FOR IT 2016/2017
SYSTEM ANALYSIS & DESIGN 2003/2004
SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT METHODOLOGIES 2011/2012 2008/2009 2007/2008
SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT METHODOLOGIES 2014/2015 2012/2013 2011/2012

Research Projects

Completed

2014 - 2017
A Model for Information Security Risk Management and Auditing Processes in Malaysian Universities
2010 - 2011
Consultant for the Implementation of a Campus Security Solution for IIUM Gombak Campus
2010 - 2013
Internet Safety and Security Awareness Among Malaysian Youth: Knowledge, Understanding and Compliance
2010 - 2013
IT Risk Management Practices in Malaysian Public Higher Education Sector
2010 - 2016
Information security awareness: IIUM perspective
2010 - 2014
Customer Relationship Management Alignment in Malaysian Small and Medium Enterprises
2010 - 2011
Consultant for the Implementation of a Campus Security Solution for IIUM Gombak Campus
2009 - 2011
The ICT Social Inclusion among Orang Asli Community in Gombak Area
2009 - 2010
Technology Assessment Consultant for MSC Malaysia Research & Development Grant Scheme (MGS)
2009 - 2010
IT Outsourcing Competencies and Relationship Exchange as Determinants of Success in Malaysia.
2009 - 2010
Technology Assessment Consultant for MSC Malaysia Research & Development Grant Scheme (MGS), Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC)
2009 - 2010
Technology Assessment Consultant for MSC Malaysia Research & Development Grant Scheme (MGS), Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC)
2008 - 2012
The Impact of Client Vendor Relationship on IT offshore outsourcing in Malaysia
2007 - 2011
Modeling G2C Adoption of E-Government in Developing Countries: Cultural Issues, Trust and Acceptance Factors. The Malaysian case.
2007 - 2011
Digital Divide & Information Technology Industry Development in Malaysia
2006 - 2009
The Supply-Side of ICT Outsourcing: The Malaysia Window
2006 - 2007
Development of new academic program (Executive postgraduate Diploma in Protective Security Management)

In Progress

2008 - Present
IT for Development and e-Government (ITDEG)

Award and Recognitions

09-10-2013
Achievement of Impressive Readership Result for Book Chapter . InTech - Open Science, Open Minds (Rejika Coratia) - International level.
12-04-2010
Best Overall Paper Award in European, Mediterranean & Middle Eastern Conference on Information Systems (EMCIS2010, Abu Dhabi UAE) . EMCIS - International level.
31-01-2011
Anugerah Projek Penyelidikan Terbaik (Award of Best Research Project) FRGS Phase 1/2006 . Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) Malaysia - National level.
12-06-2013
Gold Medal Award - International Research Invention & Innovation Exhibition (IRIIE 2014) . IIUM - University level.
31-03-2011
IIUM Quality Research Award . IIUM - University level.
10-02-2011
Bronze Medal Award - IIUM Research Invention & Innovation Exhibition (IRIIE 2011) . IIUM - University level.
27-01-2010
Gold Medal Award - IIUM Research Invention & Innovation Exhibition (IRIIE 2010) . IIUM - University level.
27-01-2010
Best Overall (Social Science & Humanities) IRIIE 2010 . IIUM - University level.
31-03-2008
Promising Researcher Award (Kulliyyah) . IIUM - University level.

Publications

Article

2016
Measurement of the information system project success of the higher education institutions in Indonesia: A pilot study. International Journal of Business Information Systems , 23 (2). pp.229-247.
2016
A coherent framework for understanding the success of an information system project: a revised version. Telkomnika (Telecommunication Computing Electronics and Control) , 14 (1). pp.302-308.
2016
The user satisfaction perspectives of the information system projects. Indonesian Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science , 4 (1). pp.215-223.
2016
A comprehensive adoption model of M-Government services among citizens in developing countries. Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology , 90 (1). pp.49-60.
2015
A comprehensive adoption model of M-government services among citizens in developing countries. ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences , 10 (23). pp.1-10.
2015
Information security awareness at the knowledge-based institution: its antecedents and measures . Procedia Computer Science , 72 pp.361-373.
2015
Influences of the input factors towards the success of an information system project. Telkomnika (Telecommunication Computing Electronics and Control) , 13 (2). pp.686-693.
2015
An overview of patient acceptance of health information technology in developing countries: a review and conceptual model. International Journal of Information Systems and Project Management , 3 (1). pp.29-48.
2015
Review of knowledge management in higher education. International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) , 4 (11). pp.2062-2065.
2015
Factors affecting knowledge sharing on innovation in the higher education institutions (HEIs) . ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences , 10 (23). pp.18200-18210.
2015
Validation of information system project success model: a focus group study. SAGE Open pp.1-14.
2015
Measurement of information system project success based on perceptions of the internal stakeholders. International Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering (IJECE) , 5 (2). pp.271-279.
2015
Reliability and validity of a questionnaire to evaluate diabetic patients' intention to adopt health information technology: a pilot study. Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology , 72 (2). pp.253-264.
2014
User acceptance of Health Information Technology (HIT) in developing countries: a conceptual model. Procedia Technology , 16 pp.1287-1296.
2014
Implementation of input-process-output model for measuring information system project success. TELKOMNIKA Indonesian Journal of Electrical Engineering , 12 (7). pp.5603-5612.
2014
Intelligent IT governance decision-making support framework for a developing country’s public university. Intelligent Decision Technologies , 8 pp.131-146.
2014
An alternative method for determining critical success factors of information system project. Telkomnika (Telecommunication Computing Electronics and Control) , 12 (3). pp.665-674.
2014
Information technology enhances students' academic performance: a case Of University Of Ilorin. The Online Journal of Distance Education and e-Learning , 2 (2). pp.15-20.
2013
Moving toward e-business: customer relationship management alignment in Malaysian small business. International Journal of eBusiness and eGovernment Studies , 5 (2). pp.112-121.
2013
Internet usage and personality traits: finding relationship in learning institution. Transnational Journal of Science and Technology , 3 (3). pp.1-13.
2013
Service value co-creation in research & innovation practices in higher education institutions in Malaysia. Procedia Technology , 11 pp.342-347.
2013
Combining grounded theory and case study methods in IT outsourcing study. Journal of Information Systems Research and Innovation , 4 pp.84-93.
2012
Information security and mutual trust as determining factors for information technology outsourcing success. African Journal of Business Management , 6 (1). pp.103-110.
2012
Towards successful improvement of students’ residential management processes using the enterprise architecture maturity model. World of Computer Science and Information Technology Journal (WCSIT) , 2 (1). pp.29-37.
2012
Information technology risk management: the case of the International Islamic University Malaysia. Journal of Information Systems Research and Innovation , 1 pp.58-67.
2012
Examining information disclosure behavior on social network sites using protection motivation theory, trust and risk. Journal of Internet Social Networking & Virtual Communities pp.1-11.
2010
G2C adoption of e-government in Malaysia: trust, perceived risk and political self-efficacy . International Journal of Electronic Government Research , 6 (3). pp.57-72.
2010
The Malaysia IT Outsourcing industry skill-sets requirements of future IT graduates. WSEAS Transactions on Computers , 9 (7). pp.738-747.
2010
E-government application: an integrated model on G2C adoption of online tax. Transforming Government: People, Process and Policy , 5 (3). pp.225-248.
2010
Integrating thin client solution in human-computer interaction study. WSEAS Transactions on Information Science and Applications , 7 (6). pp.809-818.
2010
Toward e-business: factors linking information technology adoption in Malaysian software firms. The E-Business Review , x pp.102-106.
2009
IT outsourcing industry practices, models, trends and challenges from a case of a Malaysian offshore global service provider. International Journal of Mathematics and Computers in Simulation , 3 (2). pp.89-96.
2008
Assessment of the impact of IT outsourcing on IT education in Malaysian institutions of higher learnings . INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EDUCATION AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES , 2 (3). pp.167-174.
2008
Outcome based education performance measurement: A Rasch-based longitudinal assessment model to measure information management courses LO's. WSEAS Transactions on Information Science and Applications , 5 (3). pp.292-299.
2007
The influence of organizational factors on information systems success in e-government agencies in Malaysia. The Electronic Journal on Information Systems in Developing Countries , 29 (1). pp.1-17.

Book

2005
Managing IT innovation: a study of information technology implementations in Malaysian banks. ProQuest LLC 2013 , Ann Arbor

Book Section

2014
IT governance in a Malaysian public institute of higher learning and intelligent decision making support system solution. In: Engineering and management of IT-based service systems intelligent systems . Springer Berlin Heidelberg , Berlin , pp.19-33. ISBN 9783642399282 (O), 9783642399275 (P).
2011
Course advisor system. In: The Web : Its Utilisation, Evaluation and Security . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.91-104. ISBN 978-967-418-112-3.
2011
Understanding components of IT risks and enterprise risk management. In: Risk Management / Book 1 . InTech - Open Access Publisher ISBN 979-953-307-232-5.
2009
Malaysia IT outsourcing industry: practices, models, trends and challenges from a case of an offshore global service provider. In: Recent advances in applied mathematics and computational and information scinces . WSEAS Press , Greece , pp.396-401. ISBN 978 960 474 071 0 ; 1790-5117.

Conference or Workshop Item

2016
Factors affecting instructors' adoption of learning management systems: A theoretical framework. In: 2016 6th International Conference on Information and Communication Technology for The Muslim World (ICT4M 2016) , Jakarta, Indonesia
2016
Re-emphasizing the dimensions and impacts of complementary IT resources through governance. In: 6th International Conference on Information and Communication Technology for The Muslim World (ICT4M) , Jakarta, Indonesia
2016
Factors affecting instructors’ adoption of learning management systems: A theoretical framework. In: 6th International Conference on Information and Communication Technology for the Muslim World (ICT4M 2016) , Jakarta, Indonesia
2016
Investigating factors affecting knowledge management and sharing on innovation in universities: pilot study. In: 2016 6th International Conference on Information and Communication Technology for The Muslim World (ICT4M 2016) , Jakarta, Indonesia
2014
Issues of E-learning in developing countries: a Nigerian perspective. In: 5th International Conference on Information & Communication Technology for The Muslim World (ICT4M 2014) , Kuching, Sarawak
2014
Exploring academics’ knowledge sharing intention on institutional innovation capability. In: The 7th International Conference on Innovation and Knowledge Management in Asia Pacific (IKMAP 2014) , Bangkok, Thailand
2014
Understanding citizen’s intention to use mobile government services in Bangladesh: role of perceived good governance and less corruption. In: International Conference on Governance and Innovation , Bard Comilla, Bangladesh
2014
User acceptance of Health Information Technology (HIT) in developing countries: A literature review. In: HCIST 2014 - International Conference on Health and Social Care Information Systems and Technologies , Troia, Portugal
2013
A coherent framework for understanding critical success factors of ICT project environment. In: 3rd International Conference on Research and Innovation in Information Systems – 2013 (ICRIIS’13) , Kajang, Selangor
2013
Role of governance, ethics and integrity in managing information technology resources: Muslim practitioner’s view. In: The 4th International Conference on Information & Communication Technology for the Muslim World (ICT4M) , Rabat, Moroco
2013
Value creation drivers in SOA for research & innovation: A proposed framework for HEI context. In: 3rd International Conference on Research and Innovation in Information Systems 2013 (ICRIIS'13) , Bangi, Malaysia
2013
IT outsourcing as an innovative strategy for economic advancement: lessons from Malaysia. In: The 4th International Conference on Information & Communication Technology for the Muslim World (ICT4M) , Rabat, Moroco
2012
The importance and effectiveness of information technology governance practices: A Malaysian private organizations perspective. In: 3rd International Conference on Information Management and Evaluation (ICIME) 2012 , Ankara, Turkey
2012
Privacy concern on social network sites: the role of protection motivation, trust and risk. In: 18th IBIMA Conference , Istanbul, Turkey
2012
A conceptual model of customer relationship management alignment. In: IADIS International Conference Information Systems 2012 , Berlin, Germany
2012
Modeling the impact of information technology governance effectiveness using partial least square. In: 2012 International Conference on Statistics in Science, Business, and Engineering (ICSSBE) , Langkawi, Malaysia
2012
An empirical study on the risk management strategies IT outsourcing in Malaysia public sector. In: 3rd International Conference on Information Management and Evaluation (ICIME) 2012 , Ankara, Turkey
2012
Social network sites: information disclosure, perceived vulnerability, privacy concerns and perceived benefits. In: IADIS International Conference Information Systems 2012 , Berlin, Germany
2011
Understanding ITO decisions and implementations in Malaysia public healthcare sector: the evidence from a pilot case study. In: 2nd International Conference on Research and Innovation in Information Systems (ICRIIS’11) , Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2011
Implication of human attitude factors toward information security: awareness in Malaysia Public University. In: International Conference on Innovation and Management (IAM 2011) , Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2011
Information security awareness in university: maintaining learnability, performance and adaptability through roles of responsibility.
2011
A confirmatory factor analysis of the information technology governance effectiveness: evidence from Malaysia. In: International Conference on Research and Innovation in Information Systems , Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2011
Analysis of project communication on smart card implementation in XYZ Malaysian higher education. In: International Management Conference 2011 Proceedings , Kuala Terengganu
2011
The ICT social inclusion among Orang Asli community in Gombak area. In: International Conference on Research and Innovation in Information Systems , Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2010
An integrated model on online tax adoption in Malaysia . In: European, Mediterranean & Middle Eastern Conference on Information Systems (EMCIS) 2010 , Le Royal Méridien Abu Dhabi, UAE
2010
Configuring thin client solution for Orang Asli community in Malaysia. In: 9th WSEAS International Conference on APPLICATIONS of COMPUTER ENGINEERING , Penang, Malaysia
2010
Conceptual architecture design and configuration of thin client system for schools in Malaysia: a pilot project. In: The 4th International Symposium on Information Technology , Kuala Lumpur
2010
Modeling E-Government adoption: trust, perceived risk and political efficacy. In: IIUM Research, Innovation & Invention Exhibition (IRIIE 2010) , Kuala Lumpur
2009
Modeling G2C adoption in developing country: A case study of Malaysia. In: Fifteenth Americas Conference on Information Systems , San Francisco, California
2009
Malaysia IT outsourcing industry: practices, models, trends and challenges from a case of an offshore global service provider. In: International Conference on Computational and Information Sciences (ICCIS) , Texas USA
2009
In search of a model to explain digital divide in information technology organizations. In: Seminar Kebangsaan E-Komuniti , Hotel PNB Darby Park, Kuala Lumpur
2009
Malaysia IT outsourcing industry: practices, models, trends and challenges from a case of an offshore global service provider. In: 15th American Conference on Applied Mathematics/International Conference on Computational and Information Science , Houston, TX
2009
G2C acceptance in Malaysia: trust, perceived risk and political efficacy. In: Third International Symposium on Innovation and Information and Communication Technology (ISIICT 2009) , Philadelphia University, Amman, Jordan
2009
The use of meta-magical themas in designing gene mosaics. In: International Conference on Design Principles and Practices , Berlin, Germany
2009
A descriptive analysis of IT adoption in Malaysian small software firms . In: 2nd IEEE International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology (ICCSIT) , Beijing, China
2008
Pattern matching algorithm for artificial to natural DNA codes of a dementia brain. In: International Conference on Computer and Communication Engineering 2008 , Kuala Lumpur
2008
The supply-side IT outsourcing competencies and relationship exchange in Malaysia. In: The 7th WSEAS International Conference on E-Activities (E-Activities `08) , Cairo, Egypt
2008
Assessing future needs of IT education in Malaysia: a preliminary result . In: 4th WSEAS/IASME International Conference on EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGIES (EDUTE'08) , Corfu, Greece
2008
The future skill-sets expectations of IT graduates in Malaysia IT outsourcing industry. In: 7th WSEAS International Conference on E-ACTIVITIES (E-ACTIVITIES '08) , Cairo, Egypt