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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Rudolph T. Bedeley

Assistant Professor

Operations & Information Management


PhD in Information Systems, Bryan School of Business & Economics, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2017
MS in Business & Economics, Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics, The University of Delaware, 2013
MCE, Master of Civil Engineering, College of Engineering, The University of Delaware, 2010
BS in Geodetic Engineering, College of Engineering, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Ghana, 2007

Recent Honors / Awards

Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant in Bryan School of Business & Economics, 2016-2017
Best Student Research Paper Award recipient at the 2017 Southern Association of Information Systems conference held in St. Simons Island, Georgia, USA., 2017

Research Interests

Business Intelligence/Analytics (BI/BA)
Data Mining/Machine Learning
Healthcare IT
Decision Support Systems & Knowledge Management

Teaching Interests

  • Analytics & Business Intelligence
  • Database Design and Implementation
  • Business Programming/Computing
  • Web Design & Development
  • Systems Analysis & Design
  • Business Processes & Information Systems Planning

Selected Publications

Ortiz, J., Young, A., Myers, M. D., Bedeley, R. T., Carbaugh, D., Chughtai, H., Davidson, E., George, J., Gogan, J., Gordon, S., Grimshaw, E., Leidner, D. E., Pulver, M., & Wigdor, A. (2019). “Giving Voice to the Voiceless: The Use of Digital Technologies by Marginalized Groups,”Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 45, pp-pp.

Bedeley, R., Ghoshal, T., Iyer, L.S. Bhadury, J. (2016). “Business Analytics Capabilities and Use: A Value Chain Perspective,” Journal of Computer Information Systems, DOI: 10.1080/08874417.2016.1220238

Bedeley, R.T., Attoh-Okine, N.O., Earl Lee (2013), “Modeling Pedestrian Crossing Behavior using Bayesian Network.” ICE Journal of Transport, Vol. 166, Issue 5