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Lionel Mew

Program Chair, Information Systems
Assistant Professor, Information Systems
Member, SPCS Speakers Bureau
  • Profile

    Course areas taught: Information systems, leadership, ethics

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    • Presentations

      Mew, L.Q., and Money, W. H. (2006, June). New paradigms in electronically facilitated meetings. Presentation at the International Association of Facilitators Conference, Baltimore, MD.

    • Professional Experience

      Program Manager (2000-2003)

      Operational Technologies Services. 2002-2003 Program Manager for three multi-million dollar projects supporting FAA Airway Facilities. Managed project integration, ensuring interoperability of all applications. Oversaw 25 developers, analysts and database administrators, orchestrating integrated development across projects. 2001-2002 Senior Project Manager for multi-million dollar FAA database development effort. 2000-2001 Senior Systems Analyst, developed new paradigms and reengineered business processes to improve efficiency through insightful analysis, ensured IT infrastructure supported strategic business plans.

      Staff Consultant (2000-2003)

      Data Processing Technologies. Developed and facilitated Coast Guard licensing strategic plan with group software. Collaborated on metrics for distributed real-time Navy Open Architecture project. Successfully developed disaster recovery plan for Commerce Department IT. Coordinated development of DC College Access Program applications. Developed winning proposals and managed two Navy research initiatives. Developed statements of work and sole source justifications.

      Public Member (2003-2009)

      Towing Safety Advisory Committee. Appointed 2003 to two consecutive terms by Secretary of Homeland Defence. Strong participant in deliberations; committee advises the Secretary of Homeland Defence via the US Coast Guard on matters relating to towing and navigation.

      Adjunct Professor (2003-2009)

      American University Kogod School of Business. Developed new course on Enterprise 2.0 technology for business. Added value by stressing real-world applications. Taught IT consulting course, challenging students to solve business problems by leveraging technology.

      Adjunct Professor (2000-2010)

      George Washington University. Taught ISTM 290 IT Project Management, MGT 201 Organizational Behavior, MBAD 221 Information Technology. Used experience and education to impart effective management skills and system development techniques.

      Director of Strategic Planning (2007-2012)

      Dianjiang Kids International. DKI is a 501(c)(3) non-profit improving the lives of orphans at Dianjiang and other Chinese orphanages. Directly responsible for successful development and implementation of the DKI Strategic Plan. Collaborates on strategic planning, fundraising and gifting activities. Coordinator for DKI’s annual Calendar project designing and marketing a calendar featuring children adopted from Dianjiang.

  • Selected Publications
    Journal Articles

    Mew, L. Q. & Money, W. H. (2010). Effects of computer self efficacy on the use and adoption of online social networking. International Journal of Virtual Communities and Social Networking, (2)1, 18-34.

    Mew, L. Q. (2008). Online social networking: A task-person-technology fit perspective (Unpublished doctoral dissertation). George Washington University, Washington, DC.

    Mew, L. Q. & Money, W. H. (2007, January). Developing applications and methodologies for electronically facilitated project planning: A Coast Guard case study. Proceedings of the Hawai'i International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-40). Hawaii: IEEE Computer Society.

    Mew, L. Q. (2005). Online social networking for new research opportunities. In Dasgupta, S. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of virtual communities and technologies. Hershey, PA: Idea Group Reference.

    Book Chapters

    Money, W. H., & Mew, L. Q. (2006). Collaborative tools for effective team project planning. In Briggs, R. O. & Nunamaker, J. F. Jr. (Eds.), Monograph of the HICSS-39 Symposium on Case and Fields Studies of Collaboration (pp. 45-67). http://www.hicss.hawaii.edu/reports.htm