Find us on Facebook Find us on LinkedIn Follow us on Twitter Subscribe to our YouTube channel Instagram

Anna Zaitsev

PhD Candidate

Rm 4187
H70 - Abercrombie Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia


Anna holds a Master of Science (tech.) from Helsinki University of Technology and majored in Computer Science and International Business. She is currently a postgraduate student at The University of Sydney Business School, in Business Information Systems, as well as a research assistant and tutor. Anna’s previous experience includes project management and consulting for global and local IT organisations, including companies such as IBM Finland and Healthdirect Australia.

Anna’s research interests are in collaboration in Agile software development, history and evolution of information systems development methodologies, outsourcing and global software development accompanied with risk management


Conference Proceeding/s

Zaitsev A, Stevens KJ and Bunker D 2016 'The Multidimensionality of IT Outsourcing Risks', Proceedings of the 27th Australasian Conference on Information Systems ACIS, Wollongong, Australia, 7th December 2016

Zaitsev A and Tan B 2016 'Agile Projects Done Right: Lessons from Project BetterProduct', Proceedings of the 20th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems PACIS 2016, Chiayi, Taiwan, 1st July 2016

Zaitsev A and Bunker D 2016 'Developing an Ontological View of Outsourcing Risk, Risk Categories and Their Relationships Using Protégé and Owl', Proceedings of the 20th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems PACIS, Chiayi, Taiwan, 1st July 2016

Zaitsev A, Tan B and Gal U 2016 'Collaboration amidst Volatility: The Evolving Nature of Boundary Objects in Agile Software Development', Proceedings of the 24th European Conference on Information Systems ECIS 2016, Istanbul, Turkey, 15th June 2016


Conference Proceeding/s

Zaitsev A, Gal U and Tan B 2014 'Boundary Objects and Change in Agile Projects', Proceedings of the 25th Australasian Conference of Information Systems ACIS 2014, Auckland, New Zealand, 10th December 2014


Conference Proceeding/s

Zaitsev A 2011 'Distributed IT-Projects, Trust and Communication Practices', Sixth IEEE International Conference on Global Software Engineering Workshops, Helsinki, Finland, 18th August 2011 [Link]

Research Expertise

  • Agile software development methods
  • Cross cultural development
  • Project management
  • Risk management
  • Business strategies

Recent Units Taught

  • INFS1000 Digital Business Innovation

    2017: S2,