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Professor Keiichi Nakata

Head of Business Informatics, Systems and Accounting (BISA)

Director of Informatics Research Centre
Professor of Social Informatics

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  • Information Management, 
  • Cognitive Systems Engineering, 
  • Social Media, 
  • Collaborative Systems, 
  • Knowledge Management, 
  • Human-Computer Interaction, 
  • Intelligent systems, 
  • Services, 
  • Engineering


LG07, Henley Business School, Whiteknights

Keiichi Nakata is Professor of Social Informatics at the Informatics Research Centre, Henley Business School at the University of Reading, UK. His main research interests lie at the interface between technology and people, in the areas of computer-supported collaborative work, cognitive systems engineering, and information systems. Recently he has been engaged in research into acceptance of pervasive systems, social media, and participatory systems. Prior to the current appointment, he was Dean of School of Information Technology at International University in Germany. His past appointments include Associate Professor at the Institute of Environmental Studies at the University of Tokyo, and Research Scientist at German National Research Centre for Information Technology. He obtained his Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Edinburgh, UK, and M.Eng. and B.Eng. in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Tokyo.

Information systems and digital business

Information systems are the means by which people and organisations, utilising technologies, gather, process, store, use and disseminate information. Digital business makes effective use of information systems to enable organisations...

Module code: MM3101

Management with Information Technology Project

This module is a major project module for students on the BSc Management with Information Technology or BSc Business with Information Technology programme to work individually in their final year....

Module code: MM310

  • BSc Management with Information Technology

Module convenor for:

  • Informatics for E-Enterprise
  • Research Methods
  • Big Data in Business

Teaches in Business Informatics