Gerard Conway

Senior Research Fellow

Education

BSc Biochemistry, Trinity College Dublin
MSc Computing, Open University
ITIL Expert

Career Highlights

Gerry has worked for IVI since April 2011, leading the research on the development of IVI’s approach for Cloud and Data Centre Efficiency. His main focus areas are Business Process Management, Enterprise Architecture and Sustainability.

Gerry has over 30 years’ experience in the Information Technology industry. Before joining IVI, he was a researcher with the Digital Enterprise Research Institute (NUI, Galway) and previously as a senior manager with HP, leading virtual teams to deliver complex integrated global IT solutions.

Research Interests

Gerry’s research interest centres on using a design science/engaged scholarship approach to see how IT management can support the best use of technology, to promote innovation and deliver business value.

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Publications

2015

Conway, G., Carcary, M., Doherty, E. (2015) A framework to implement and manage a cloud computing environment. Proceedings of 6th International Conference on Cloud Computing, GRIDs, and Virtualization, 22–27 March, Nice, France.

Doherty, E., Carcary, M., Conway, G., McLaughlin, S. (2015) Migrating to the cloud – examining the drivers and barriers to adoption of cloud computing by SMEs in Ireland; an exploratory study. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, 22 (3), pp.512-527.

Doherty, E., Conway, G., Carcary, M., Kenneally, J. (2015) Characterizing the Digital Business. White Paper, IVI Publications.

2014

Carcary, M., Doherty, E., Conway, G. (2014) The adoption of cloud computing by Irish SMEs – an exploratory study. Electronic Journal of Information Systems Evaluation, 17 (1), pp.3-14.

Carcary, M., Doherty, E., Conway, G., McLaughlin, S. (2014) Cloud Computing adoption readiness and benefit realization in Irish SMEs – an exploratory study. Information Systems Management, 31 (4), pp.313-327.

Conway, G., Curry, E., Donnellan, B. (2014) Cloud Computing Adoption: An SME Case Study. 17th Annual Irish Academy of Management Conference (IAM), 3-5 September, University of Limerick, Limerick.

2013

Carcary, M., Doherty, E., Conway, G. (2013) Understanding and Supporting Cloud Computing Adoption in Irish Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs). Proceedings of 7th European Conference on Information Management and Evaluation, 12-13 September, Gdansk, Poland. MU ePrints.

Carcary, M., Doherty, E., Conway, G. (2013) Understanding and supporting Cloud Computing adoption in Irish Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs). White Paper, IVI Publications. MU ePrints.

Conway, G. (2013) Cloud readiness and the IT Capability Maturity Framework. National Conference on Cloud Computing and Commerce, DCU, Ireland.

2012

Conway, G. (2012) How IT-CMF can increase the Energy Efficiency of Data Centres. White Paper, IVI Publications. MU ePrints.

Conway, G., Curry, E. (2012) Managing Cloud Computing: A Life Cycle Approach. Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science (CLOSER 2012), 18-21 April, Porto, Portugal, pp. 198-207. MU ePrints.

Curry, E., Conway, G., Donnellan, B., Sheridan, C., Ellis, K. (2012) A Maturity Model For Energy Efficiency in Mature Data Centres. Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Smart Grids and Green IT Systems (SMARTGREENS), 19-20 April, Porto, Portugal, pp. 263-267. Available here.

Curry, E., Conway, G., Donnellan, B., Sheridan, C., Ellis, K. (2012) Measuring Energy Efficiency Practices in Mature Data Centre: A Maturity Model Approach. Proceedings of 27th International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences, 3-4 October, Paris, France. Available here.

Curry, E., Conway, G., Ellis, K., Sheridan, C., Donnellan, B. (2012) A Maturity Model for Energy Efficiency in Mature Data Centres. 27th International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences, 3-4 October, Paris, France.

Doherty, E., Carcary, M., Conway, G. (2012) Risk Management Considerations in Cloud Computing Adoption. Executive Briefing, IVI Publications. MU ePrints.

2011

Conway, G. (2011) Introduction to Cloud Computing. White Paper, IVI Publications. MU ePrints.

Lindner, M.A., McDonald, F., Conway, G., Curry, E. (2011) Understanding Cloud Requirements – A Supply Chain Life Cycle Approach. Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Cloud Computing, GRIDs, and Virtualization, 25-30 September, Rome, Italy. MU ePrints.

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