Department of Digitalization

Associate professor

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

Abayomi Baiyere is an Associate Professor at Digitalization Department of Copenhagen Business School; a Research Affiliate at MIT Sloan Center for Information Systems Research and a visiting scholar at University of Turku. Before joining academia, he worked for companies such as SAP, ABN AMRO (Dialogues Incubator) and as an Entrepreneur.

His research interest seats at the intersection of digital innovations, digital disruption and the societal impact of digitalization. His studies have looked at digitalization issues from both an organizational and societal perspective - with focus on digital transformation, digital strategy, disruptive innovations as well as digital work. His works take a design science and qualitative methods orientation among others.

Some of his works have been recognized as AoM OCIS 2020 best published paper award runner up; ECIS 2020 best paper award nominee; MCIS 2018  best paper award winner; ICIS 2017 Paperathon joint winner and AoM OCIS 2017 best student paper award runner up. He has served as the PhD community coordinator for ISPIM and currently serve as an executive member (International Representative-at large) of the OCIS division of AoM.

He currently serves as an associate editor of Information Systems Journal - ISJ and Information and Organization. He is an invited guest editor for special issues in Technology Innovation Management and Information Technology for Development. 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) and Technovation.

Primary research areas
  • Digital & Disruptive Innovations
  • Digital Strategy and Digital Transformation
  • Digital Work-Life interface
  • Design Science Research
Administrative tasks

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  • Research Methods
  • Digital Strategy
  • Digital Business
  • Digital Transformation
  • Digital Entrepreneurship
  • I would be interested in any Master thesis projects that aligns with any of my listed research areas.
Selected publications
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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, 28.4.2022
Journal article > peer review
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
Journal article > peer review
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
Journal article > peer review
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 Lappeenranta Yang. Lappeenranta : Lappeenranta University of Technology 2021 (LUT Scientific and Expertise Publications)
Article in proceedings > peer review
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
Journal article > peer review
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)
Article in proceedings > peer review
Clemens Wenzel-Ruelberg; Abayomi Baiyere; Patrick Lohmann / Digital Mobile Services for Consumer Banking : Conceptualization and Implementation of Location-based Consumer Credits.
In: Proceedings of the 53rd Hawaii International Conference on System SciencesHonolulu : Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) 2020, p. 1113-1122 (Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences)
Article in proceedings > peer review
Abayomi Baiyere; Hannu Salmela; Tommi Tapanainen / Digital Transformation and the New Logics of Business Process Management
In: European Journal of Information Systems, Vol. 29, No. 3, 6.2020, p. 238-259
Journal article > peer review
Markus Philipp Zimmer; Abayomi Baiyere; Hannu Salmela / Digital Workplace Transformation : The Importance of Deinstitutionalising the Taken for Granted.
In: Proceedings of the 28th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS): A Virtual AIS Conference. Atlanta, GA : Association for Information Systems. AIS Electronic Library (AISeL) 2020 (Proceedings of the European Conference on Information Systems)
Article in proceedings > peer review
Abayomi Baiyere; Michel Avital; Alan R. Dennis; Jennifer Gibbs; Dov Te'eni / Fake News : What Is It and Why Does It Matter?.
Paper presented at The Academy of Management Annual Meeting 2020, 2020
Paper > peer review
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