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Sharon Coyle

Sharon Coyle


Lecturer

Rm 4070
H70 - Abercrombie Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

Telephone +61 2 9036 9063
sharon.coyle@sydney.edu.au

Bio

Sharon Coyle joined the University of Sydney in 2015. She holds a PhD, a Masters of Business Studies and a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG). Sharon has an active interest in research relating to IS project management and has published and presented her work internationally including the International Conference in Information Systems (ICIS), the European Conference in Information Systems (ECIS), the Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS), the International Conference on Information Systems Development (ISD) as well as top-tiered journals such as IEEE Software. Sharon is particularly interested in research pertaining to agile software development where her PhD investigated group decision quality within agile teams.

Sharon previously worked as a lecturer and Director of the MBS E-Commerce Programme at NUIG. Since 2009, she has designed and delivered a variety of courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level some of which include, Contemporary Project Management, Business Systems Analysis, Business Systems Design & Implementation, IS Innovation and E-Commerce. She has also been responsible for new course design and delivery via distance and blended learning.

Prior to joining academia, Sharon gained extensive industry experience in her work as a Management Consultant for Accenture where she worked on variety of high-profile projects for government bodies and financial services institutes.

2016

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Barata J and Coyle S 2016 'Developing Socially-Constructed Quality Metrics in Agile: A Multi-Faceted Perspective', Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems ICIS 2016 - "Digital Innovation at the Crossroads", Dublin, Ireland, 14th December 2016

Seymour M and Coyle S 2016 'Towards a research agenda for adopting Agile Project Management in Creative Industries', Proceedings of the 11th International Research Workshop on Information Technology Project Management (IRWITPM), Dublin, Ireland, 10th December 2016

Coyle S and Barata J 2016 'Socially-Constructed Metrics for Agile Quality: An Action Research Study', Proceedings of the 27th Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS), Wollongong, Australia, 7th December 2016

2015

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Coyle S, Conboy K and Acton T 2015 'An Exploration of the Relationship between Contribution Behaviours and the Decision Making Process in Agile Teams', Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems ICIS 2015, Fort Worth, United States, 16th December 2015

Coyle S, Conboy K and Acton T 2015 'Investigating Process-Parameters for Decision Quality in Software Development Teams', Proceedings of the 24th International Conference in Information Systems Development, Harbin, China, 27th August 2015

2014

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Coyle S, Conboy K and Acton T 2014 'Examining the relationship between contribution behaviours and knowledge sharing in software development', Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Information Systems Development ISD2014, Varazdin, Croatia, 4th September 2014

2013

4
Journal Article/s

Coyle S, Conboy K and Action T 2013 'Group Process Losses in Agile Software Development Decision Making', International Journal of Intelligent Information Technologies, vol.9:2, pp. 38-53

2011

4
Journal Article/s

Conboy K, Coyle S, Wang X and Pikkarainen M 2011 'People over Process: Key Challenges in Agile Development', IEEE Software, vol.28:4, pp. 48-57

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Coyle S, Conboy K and Acton T 2011 'A Proposed Study of Contributions in Agile Systems Devleopment', Proceedings of the 6th International Research Workshop on Information Technology Project Management (IRWITPM), Shanghai, China, 4th December 2011

Coyle S, Conboy K and Acton T 2011 'Losing the Plot: Decision Behaviours in Agile Systems Development', Proceedings of the 22nd Australasian Conference on Information Systems ACIS, Sydney, Australia, 2nd December 2011

11
Seminar Paper/s

Coyle S, Conboy K and Acton T 2011 'Group Decision Making in Agile Systems Development, ISSP Student Doctoral Colloquium, National University of Ireland NUI, Galway, Ireland, 13 October 2011

2009

5
Conference Paper/s

Coyle S, Conboy K and Acton T 2009 'Contribution Behavours in Systems Development - A Position Paper', Irish Social Sciences Platform ISSP Conference, National University of Ireland NUI, Galway, Ireland, 2nd December 2009

Coyle S and Conboy K 2009 'A Case Study of Risk Management in Agile Systems Development', 17th European Conference on Information Systems ECIS, Verona, Italy, 10th June 2009

Coyle S and Conboy K 2009 'A Study of Risk Management in DSDM', 10th International Conference on Agile Processes and Extreme Programming in Software Engineering, Sardinia, Italy, 30th May 2009

Pikkarainen M, Conboy K, Coyle S, Wang X, Karlstom D, Still J and Keriersky J 2009 'What skills do we really need in agile software development? - Discussion of Industrial Impacts and Challenges', 10th International Conference on Agile Processes and Extreme Programming in Software Engineering, Sardinia, Italy, 30th May 2009

2008

5
Conference Paper/s

Conboy K and Coyle S 2008 'People over Process: The Implications of Agile for IS Skills', Pre-ICIS (International Conference in Information Systems) workshop, Dauphine University, Paris, France, 13th December 2008

Recent Units Taught

  • 2017: S1,
    2016: S2,

  • INFS2040 Project Management Foundations

    2017: S2,
    2016: S2,
    2015: S2,

  • INFS3040 Enterprise Systems and Integrated Business

    2016: S1,

  • INFS5001 Project Management

    2017: S1,

  • INFS6030 Project Management in Practice

    2017: S1, S2,
    2016: S1, S2,
    2015: S1, S2,

  • MMGT6013 Project Management in Context

    2017: Int Feb,
    2016: Int Feb,