Sola Oni

Sola Oni

Dr. Oni is an Information Systems professional with experience in analysing the impact of the digital world on business operations at every level.

She holds a doctorate in Information Systems from Brunel University. Her thesis focused on effective diffusion of innovation technologies among individuals and Small and Medium Size Enterprises (SMEs) and she has subsequently produced outputs outlining best policy and practice for governments, SMEs and technology service providers.

Dr Oni teaches Introduction to Computer Science and Management Information Systems to students in 100, 200, 400 levels and also teaches executive students. She is interested in and is currently investigating smart homes and sustainability, social media use by organisations, digital ecosystems and knowledge sharing. She is a member of The Digital Economy ‘Communities and Culture’ Network+ which explores digital transformations.

Publications:

Journal articles

Oni, O. and Papazafeiropoulou, A., 2014. Diverse views on IT innovation diffusion among SMEs: Influencing factors of broadband adoption. Information Systems Frontiers, 16(4), 729-747

Oni, O and Papazafeiropoulou, A. 2008. “A socio-technical approach to broadband diffusion by SMEs” International Journal of Knowledge Management Systems, (3)2, 335-348

Conference papers

Oni, O. and Papazafeiropoulou, A. The supply side of innovation diffusion-A UK SME broadband adoption perspective. In proceedings of the European and Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Conference on Information Systems, (EMCIS), 30-31 May, 2011, Divani Apollon Palace & Spa, Athens, Greece

Oni, O. “Broadband Adoption by SMEs in the United Kingdom (UK)” In proceedings of  the Americas Conference on Information Systems, (AMCIS) Aug 9-12, 2007, Keystone, Colorado, USA.

Oni, O. and Papazafeiropoulou, A. “Broadband diffusion to UK SMEs” In proceedings of  the Americas Conference on Information Systems, (AMCIS) Aug 9-12, 2007, Keystone, Colorado, USA.

Papazafeiropoulou, A., Dwivedi, Y. and Oni O. SMEs and IT Innovation. What’s the Way Forward? In proceedings of the Americas Conference on Information Systems, (AMCIS) Aug 9-12, 2007, Keystone, Colorado, USA

Book chapters

Oni, O. 2017. SMEs in Nigeria: Exploring Coopetition. In Ahmad, N. H., Ramayah, T., Halim, H. A., & Rahman, S. A. Handbook of Research on Small and Medium Enterprises in Developing Countries (pp. 360-376). Hershey, PA: IGI Global

Oni, S. 2017. E-Government adoption in Nigeria and the Journey So Far: The End of Corruption? In S. Saeed, Y. Bamarouf, T. Ramayah, & S. Iqbal (Eds.), Design Solutions for User-Centric Information Systems (pp. 44-62). Hershey, PA: IGI Global

Oni, O. 2016. Smart Homes and Sustainable Energy in Nigeria. In Hua, G. B. Smart Cities as a Solution for Reducing Urban Waste and Pollution. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-0302-6

Oni, O. and Papazafeiropoulou, A. 2008, “Broadband diffusion to SMEs in the UK”. In Handbook of research on global diffusion of broadband data transmission. Dwivedi, Y.K., Papazafeiropoulou, A and Choudrie, J. (eds), Hershey: Information science reference