Department of Digitalization

Professor with special responsibilities

Room: HOW/60-2.10
E-mail: rm.digi@cbs.dk
Rony Medaglia

Rony's research focuses on the digitalization in the public sector, from the perspectives of public policy, digital service provision, and citizen engagement. He is interested in the transformative impacts of digital technologies - such as Social Media, Artificial Intelligence, and Blockchain - in government and in public-private partnerships, with an international perspective. 

Primary research areas
  • Artificial Intelligence in Government 
  • Digitalization and the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)
  • Blockchain and Sustainability
  • Digital Government in China
  • Government Social Media 
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  • Strategic and Tactical Tools for E-business (MSc in Business Administation and E-Business)
  • Digital Technologies and Data-Driven Business (BSc in Business Administration and Digital Management)
  • Digitalization Strategy and Management (Full-time MBA, DSEB Education Prize 2019)
  • Digitalization of the public sector
  • New technologies (AI, IoT, blockchain) in government
  • Digitalization and public-private partnerships
Selected publications
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Rony Medaglia; Ben Eaton; Jonas Hedman; Edgar A. Whitley / Mechanisms of Power Inscription into IT Governance : Lessons from Two National Digital Identity Systems.
In: Information Systems Journal, Vol. 32, No. 2, 3.2022, p. 242-277
Journal article > peer review
Gianluca Misuraca; Rony Medaglia; Vincenzo Aquaro / Re-designing the UN e-Government Survey in light of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development : Towards a Post-COVID Digital Society.
In: Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance, ICEGOV 2021. ed. /Euripidis Loukis. Athen : Association for Computing Machinery 2022, p. 198-202
Article in proceedings > peer review
Yogesh K. Dwivedi; Laurie Hughes; Elvira Ismagilova; Gert Aarts; Crispin Coombs; Tom Crick; Yanqing Duan; Rohita Dwivedi; John Edwards; Aled Eirug; Vassilis Galanos; P. Vigneswara Ilavarasan; Marijn Janssen; Paul Jones; Arpan Kumar Kar; Hatice Kizgin; Bianca Kronemann; Banita Lal; Biagio Lucini; Rony Medaglia; Kenneth Le Meunier-FitzHugh; Leslie Caroline Le Meunier-FitzHugh; Santosh Misra; Emmanuel Mogaji; Sujeet Kumar Sharma; Jang Bahadur Singh; Vishnupriya Raghavan; Ramakrishnan Raman; Nripendra P. Rana; Spyridon Samothrakis; Jak Spencer; Kuttimani Tamilmani; Annie Tubadji; Paul Walton; Michael D. Williams / Artificial Intelligence (AI) : Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Emerging Challenges, Opportunities, and Agenda for Research, Practice and Policy.
In: International Journal of Information Management, Vol. 57, 4.2021
Journal article > peer review
Rony Medaglia; J. Ramon Gil-Garcia; Theresa A. Pardo / Artificial Intelligence in Government : Taking Stock and Moving Forward.
In: Social Science Computer Review, 27.7.2021
Journal article > peer review
Rony Medaglia; Gianluca Misuraca; Vincenzo Aquaro / Digital Government and the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals : Towards an Analytical Framework.
In: Proceedings of the 22nd Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research: Digital Innovations for Public Values: Inclusive Collaboration and Community, DGO 2021. . ed. /Jooho Lee; Gabriela Viale Pereira; Sungsoo Hwang. New York : Association for Computing Machinery 6.2021, p. 473-478
Article in proceedings > peer review
Cancan Wang; Rony Medaglia; Tina Blegind Jensen / When Ambiguity Rules : The Emergence of Adaptive Governance from (In)Congruent Frames of Knowledge Sharing Technology.
In: Information Systems Frontiers, Vol. 23, No. 6, 12.2021, p. 1573-1591
Journal article > peer review
Rony Medaglia; Jan Damsgaard / Blockchain and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals : Towards an Agenda for IS Research.
In: PACIS 2020 Proceedings. ed. /Doug Vogel; Kathy Ning Shen; Pan Shan Ling. Atlanta, GA : Association for Information Systems. AIS Electronic Library (AISeL) 2020
Article in proceedings > peer review
Colin van Noordt; Rony Medaglia; Gianluca Misuraca / Stimulating the Uptake of AI in Public Administrations : Overview and Comparison of AI Strategies of European Member States .
In: Proceedings of Ongoing Research, Practitioners, Workshops, Posters, and Projects of the International Conference EGOV-CeDEM-ePart 2020. ed. /Shefali Virkar; Marijn Janssen; Ida Lindgren; Ulf Melin; Francesco Mureddu; Peter Parycek; Efthimios Tambouris; Gerhard Schwabe; Hans Jochen Scholl. Los Angeles, CA : Digital Government Society 2020, p. 269-277 (CEUR Workshop Proceedings, Vol. 2797)
Article in proceedings > peer review
Tara Qian Sun; Rony Medaglia / Mapping the Challenges of Artificial Intelligence in the Public Sector : Evidence from Public Healthcare.
In: Government Information Quarterly, Vol. 36, No. 2, 2019, p. 368-383
Journal article > peer review
Tara Qian Sun; Rony Medaglia / Artificial Intelligence Entering Public Healthcare Ecosystems : Do Policies Matter?.
Paper presented at 2017 Pre-ICIS Workshop on e-Government, 2018
Paper > peer review
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Research Projects
Outside activities


  • Expert advisor at the European Commission


  • No outside activities