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Altaf Ahmad

Clinical Assistant Professor
Information Systems

Office:BA 319H
Mailing Address:
Main Campus
PO BOX 874606
Tempe, AZ 85287-4606

Phone: 480-965-8403
Fax: 480-727-0881
Email: Altaf.Ahmad@asu.edu
Altaf Ahmad

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Job Title
Clinical Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2010; MBA, University of Technology, Sydney, 2005; B.S., Rochester Institute of Technology, 2002.

Research Areas
information privacy, technology use.

Current Projects
“The Effect of Personality on Privacy Concern”

Academic Positions Held
Arizona State University: 2011-present. Previous appointments: Howard University

Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards
Huizingh Outstanding Undergraduate Teacher, 2014.
AMCIS Doctoral Consortium, 2008. Research Grant, The Pontikes Center for Management of Information, 2007, 2006

Representative Publications

“Mining for Computing Jobs”, IEEE Software. January/February, pp 78-85, 2010

“A Comparative Study of IT/IS Job Skills and Job Definitions”, Proceedings of the 2007 ACM SIGMIS CPR Conference, St. Louis, April 19-21, 2007.

“Enterprise Systems and Intraorganizational Interdependence: A Task-Technology Fit Perspective”, Proceedings of the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Acapulco, Mexico, August 04-06, 2006.






ASU is a tier 1 research university and W. P. Carey is proud of its strong tradition of teaching and classroom excellence. Our students directly benefit from the research and theories our faculty brings into the classroom. Below is a list of courses being taught during the current semester by this faculty member. Click a course to view it in the ASU course catalog.

CIS 340 - Bus Info Systems Devlopment I
Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) tools, techniques, and methodologies used to plan and analyze the needs of modern business information system development.

CIS 345 - Bus Info Systems Devlopment II
Provides a clear understanding of the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) tools, techniques, and methodologies used to design, implement, and support modern business information systems development.

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