Dr Neil McBride

Job: Reader in IT Management

Faculty: Computing, Engineering and Media

School/department: School of Computer Science and Informatics

Research group(s): Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH, United Kingdom

T: +44 (0)116 207 8500

E: nkm@dmu.ac.uk

W: www.dmu.ac.uk


Research group affiliations

Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility (CCSR)

Research interests/expertise

IT service management

Systems approaches to information systems in organisations

Application of virtue ethics to IT


BSc (Hons) Microbiology

PhD (Microbiology)

CertEd (Distinction)

Courses taught

Social Contexts of ICT

Systems Thinking and Strategy

IT Service Management

Research Methods

Membership of external committees

2010 Advisor to the International Baccalaureate Computer Science curriculum developer. Not Current

2012 Member of the OCR IT and Computing Consultative Forum Current

Conference attendance

McBride, N (2010) ICT Service Quality: Qualitative and Quantitative. Keynote Talk at 7th International Conference on the Quality of Information and Communication Technology, Porto, Portugal, 29th September – 2nd October 2010.

McBride, N. (2010) Understanding Data Transparency: Towards an Interpretation through Hierarchy Theory. Poster Presentation at the UK Systems Society Conference, St Anne’s College, Oxford, August 31- September 2 2010.

McBride,N. (2010) From Compliant IT Service to Virtuous IT Service. Invited talks at Service Desk International day conference on “Create a Best Practice IT Service Centre”, Maple House, Birmingham, 18 August 2010.

McBride,N. (2011) From Social Machine to Social Commodity: Redefining the concept of social machine as a precursor to creating new web development approaches ACM Web Science Conference, Koblenz, June 14-17 2011

McBride, N. (2011) Meltdown Creative Science 2011, Nottingham, July 25-26
Alvarez, I and McBride N. (2011) The Ethics of Speckled Computing. Ethicomp, Sheffield, 14-16 September 2011.

Mittelstadt,B, Fairweather,B, Shaw, M. and McBride, N. (2011) Ethical Issues in Personal Health Monitoring: A Literature Review. Ethicomp, Sheffield, 14-16 September 2011.

McBride, N. (2012) Designing for Society: A Systems Ethics for Speckled Computing 10th Workshop on Speckled Computing University of Edinburgh 18th January.

Professional esteem indicators

Member of the Editorial Review Board of Journal of Global Information Management. 2002 - Present

Member of the Editorial Review Board of the International Journal of Information Technology and the Systems Approach. 2009 – Present

Programme committee for 7th International Conference on the Quality of Information and Communication Technology and Chair of Quality in ICT Service Management Track 2010

Case studies

Quoted on Big Data Insight Group March 5th 2012 : http://www.thebigdatainsightgroup.com/site/article/big-data-talk-001-objective-data-analytics

Computing 11th May 2010 It’s Time for Systems Thinking http://www.computing.co.uk/ctg/opinion/1859799/its-systems-thinking