Department of Digitalization

Associate professor

Room: HOW/60-3.18
E-mail: aba.digi@cbs.dk

Abayomi Baiyere is an Associate Professor at the Digitalization Department of Copenhagen Business School, a Research Affiliate at MIT Sloan Center for Information Systems Research, and a visiting scholar at the University of Turku. Before joining academia, he worked for companies such as SAP, ABN AMRO (Dialogues Incubator), and as an Entrepreneur. His research interest sits at the intersection of digital transformation, digital disruption, and the societal impact of digitalization. His studies have looked at these issues from an organizational and societal perspective. His research mostly takes a design science, ethnographic, and mixed methods orientation, among other approaches.

Some of his research has been recognized with best paper awards or nominations such as – AoM CTO 2022 best paper award | JAIS 2021 best paper honourary mention | CMCE 2021 research award | EJIS 2020 best paper award | AoM OCIS 2020 best-published paper award runner-up (ISR) | ECIS 2020 best paper award nominee | MCIS 2018 best paper award winner and | ICIS 2017 Paperathon joint winner, among others. He currently leads the Digital Disruption and Transformation special interest group of ISPIM and also leads the Theory of Digital Theme at DIGI in CBS. He has served as the Ph.D. community coordinator for ISPIM and as an executive member of the CTO (formerly OCIS) division of AoM. He currently serves as an associate editor of Information Systems Journal - ISJ and on the editorial board of Information and Organization. His work has been accepted in journals such as Information Systems Research (ISR), Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS), European Journal of Information Systems (EJIS), California Management Review (CMR), Technological Forecasting and Social Change (TFSC), among others.

Primary research areas
  • Digital Transformation
  • Digital Disruption
  • Digital Work
  • Design Science Research
Administrative tasks

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  • Research Methods
  • Digital Strategy
  • Digital Business
  • Digital Transformation
  • Digital Entrepreneurship

Not available for master thesis supervision

Selected publications
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Shama Patel; Abayomi Baiyere; Christian Garmann Johnsen / Beyond Practice : Assemblage Thinking in Sociomateriality Research.
In: Proceedings of the 30th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS)Atlanta, GA : Association for Information Systems. AIS Electronic Library (AISeL) 2022 (Proceedings of the European Conference on Information Systems)
Article in proceedings > peer review
Hannu Salmela; Abayomi Baiyere; Tommi Tapanainen; Robert D. Galliers / Digital Agility : Conceptualizing Agility for the Digital Era.
In: Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Vol. 23, No. 5, 2022, p. 1080-1101
Journal article > peer review
Abayomi Baiyere; Daniel Fürstenau / Digital Practices
In: Proceedings of the Eighty-second Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. ed. /Sonja Taneja. Briarcliff Manor, NY : Academy of Management 2022 (Academy of Management Proceedings)
Article in proceedings > peer review
Abayomi Baiyere / Fostering Innovation Ecosystems : Enablers and Challenges.
In: Proceedings of the XXXIII ISPIM Innovation Conference 2022: Innovating in a Digital World. . ed. /Leandro Bitetti; Iain Bitran; Steffen Conn; Jessica Fishburn; Eelko Huizingh; Marko Torkkeli; Jialei Yang. Lappeenranta : Lappeenranta University of Technology 2022 (LUT Scientific and Expertise Publications)
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Lorraine Morgan; Rob Gleasure; Abayomi Baiyere / Is Inner Source the Next Stage in the Agile Revolution?
In: TDIT 2022: Co-creating for Context in the Transfer and Diffusion of IT. . ed. /Amany Elbanna; Shane McLoughlin; Yogesh K. Dwivedi; Brian Donnellan; David Wastell. Cham : Springer 2.10.2022, p. 130-136 (IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, Vol. 660)
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Paavo Ritala; Abayomi Baiyere; Mathew Hughes; Sascha Kraus / Digital Strategy Implementation : The Role of Individual Entrepreneurial Orientation and Relational Capital.
In: Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Vol. 171, 10.2021
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Lorraine Morgan; Rob Gleasure; Abayomi Baiyere; Hong Phuc Dang / Share and Share Alike : How Inner Source can Help Create New Digital Platforms .
In: California Management Review, Vol. 64, No. 1, 11.2021, p. 90-112
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Chiara Longo; Abayomi Baiyere / So, What Should I Watch? : Choice Overload among SVOD Users.
In: Proceedings of the XXXII ISPIM Innovation Conference 2021: Innovating Our Common Future . . ed. /Ian Bitran; Steffen Conn; Chris Gernerich; Eelko Huizingh ; Marko Torkkeli ; Jialei Yang. Lappeenranta : Lappeenranta University of Technology 2021 (LUT Scientific and Expertise Publications)
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Lauri Kristian Wessel; Abayomi Baiyere; Roxana Ologeanu-Taddei; Jonghyuk Cha; Tina Blegind Jensen / Unpacking the Difference between Digital Transformation and IT-enabled Organizational Transformation
In: Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Vol. 22, No. 1, 2021, p. 102-129
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Abayomi Baiyere; Philipp Hukal / Digital Disruption : A Conceptual Clarification.
In: Proceedings of the 53rd Hawaii International Conference on System SciencesHonolulu : Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) 2020, p. 5482-5491 (Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences)
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