Ms Silviana Tana

PhD; MIS (Master of Information Systems); BEcon (Accounting)
ANU College of Business and Economics

Areas of expertise

  • Information Systems 4609
  • Information Systems Development Methodologies And Practice 460905
  • Information Systems Organisation And Management 460908
  • Information Systems Philosophy, Research Methods And Theory 460909

Research interests

Silvia's research interests are predominantly digital transformation and innovation, specifically related to the usage, orchestration, and impact of emerging digital technologies within individuals, organizations, and broader contexts like community and society.

  • Managing AI (Artificial Intelligence)
  • Digital Transformation
  • Digital Innovation
  • Digital "X"
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Market Shaping and Market Driving (related to digital technology)


Silvia is a Lecturer in Information Systems (IS) with a particular interest in digital transformation and innovation, specifically related to the usage of emerging digital technologies (including but not limited to blockchain, cryptocurrency, platforms, and artificial intelligence). 

Prior to joining academia, she worked professionally as a business process integration specialist and project manager to deliver best practices solutions within financial management and costing, procurement, production systems, and material management. 

Her PhD thesis at the University of Queensland was one of the nominees of the Australian Council of Professors and Heads of Information Systems (ACPHIS) 2022 - Best Doctoral Thesis Award.

Her research to date has been published in high-ranking journals, including the Journal of the Association for Information Systems (forthcoming, ABDC A*) and Journal of Business Research (ABDC A). Her work has also been published in the peer-reviewed top IS conferences, e.g., the European Conference on Information Systems, and presented at Naples Forum on Service Conference.

Researcher's projects

Currently, she is engaged in a research project about artificial intelligence and its related impacts.

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