Lecturer in Information Systems and Academic Programme Manager (Students)
BA BCom (Cant), MCM (Dist) (Lincoln) FIITP CISA ITCP
Te Ati Awa
Lecturer Information Systems Faculty of Commerce
After 25 years working for a variety of commercial organisations in New Zealand, Miles joined Lincoln University in 1997. He has taught, and teaches, a range of courses covering various aspects of information systems, and their use for commercial purposes.
Miles is Tumuaki of Te Whairawa, the Faculty of Commerce Kaupapa Maori unit. He is also a member of the University’s Academic Board. He is the Academic Programme Manager (students) for the Faculty of Commerce, and he is the Academic Co-ordinator for the Accounting group.
Academic and Professional Background
Miles is Tumuaki of Te Whairawa, the Commerce Division's Kaupapa Māori unit. He is of Te Ati Awa descent.
- Institute of Information Technology (formerly the New Zealand Computer Society) - Fellow of the Institute and holder of the Society's qualification Information Technology Certified Professional. Former Chairman of the Canterbury branch, and former Canterbury representative on the Institute’s National Council.
- Information Systems Audit and Control Association – holder of the Association’s qualification Certified Information Systems Auditor.
Former Deputy Chairman of Standards New Zealand's Sub-Committee (SC) 603 on the Management of Security for Information Systems.
Current Research and Publications / Selected Publications
Miles has recently completed research into the concerns that (potential) consumers have about business-to-consumer (B2C) e-commerce. He has also supervised research into the factors that help organisations in the tourism industry, and in the wine industry, implement effective B2C Websites.
He is also interested in:
- Other types of electronic commerce
- Information systems auditing
- Information Systems profession
- Controlling the process for creating and maintaining information systems.
Trent, M.J.W. 2007. How to find out if your business-to-consumer e-commerce Web site is going to attract, or repel, the customers. In Proceedings of the 2007 Oceania regional CACS conference, Auckland, 10-12 September 2007. Auckland: Auckland and Wellington chapters of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association.
Trent, M.J.W. 2007. An exploratory study to identify the concerns that New Zealand consumers have about business-to-consumer e-commerce. Unpublished Masters thesis, Lincoln University, Lincoln, New Zealand