Arif Perdana

Associate Professor Data Science


Arif has worked in academia for more than a decade in several universities (e.g., Singapore Institute of Technology, Aarhus University, and the University of Queensland). Prior to working in academia, Arif worked in the IT service and finance industry. His research interests are in Data Science and Analytics, and Digital Technology Enablement. He has done industrial research and consultancy with Singaporean and Indonesian institutions and companies. He has also secured several industrial research grants from Singaporean government and companies in the areas of data analytics, fintech and blockchain.

​Arif has solid experience in teaching information systems and analytics to executives and professionals. He conducted several workshops in Singapore, such as Data Analytics for professionals, Data Analytics and automation for accountants and Data Analytics for Lean Management. The workshops conducted were supported by the Singapore SkillsFuture professional development and retraining program. He has successfully trained professionals in Singapore and Indonesia. His research appears in several information systems journals such as Information & Management, Behavior & Information Technology, Journal of Information Systems, International Journal of Accounting Information Systems, Telematics and informatics, Technology in Society, and Journal of Information Technology Teaching Cases. He has been presenting his research in various workshops and conferences in information systems domains.

More information

Enhancing decision making with machine learning: the case of aurora crowdlending platform

Jutasompakorn, P., Perdana, A. & Balachandran, V., 18 Feb 2022, (Accepted/In press) In: Journal of Information Technology Teaching Cases. 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Research › peer-review

Seniors’ adoption of digital devices and virtual event platforms in Singapore during Covid-19

Perdana, A. & Mokhtar, I. A., Feb 2022, In: Technology in Society. 68, 101817.

Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Research › peer-review

Crowdlending and credit models

Perdana, A. & Jutasompakorn, P., 2021, Asia-Pacific Research Exchange 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publication › Article › Research

Crowdlending in Asia: lessons from its chequered history

Perdana, A., Lee, H-H. & Jutasompakorn, P., 2021, In: Pacific Asia Journal of the Association for Information Systems. 13, 4, p. 97-130 34 p., 4.

Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Research › peer-review

Data analytics in small and mid-size enterprises: enablers and inhibitors for business value and firm performance

Perdana, A., Lee, H. H., Koh, S. K. & Arisandi, D., 29 Dec 2021, (Accepted/In press) In: International Journal of Accounting Information Systems. 20 p., 100547.

Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Research › peer-review

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    ITI9132 - Introduction to databases (Postgraduate)
    ITI9137 - Introduction to computer architecture and networks (Postgraduate)
    ITI5147 - Data exploration and visualisation (Postgraduate)

    Previous Teaching Commitments:

    At Singapore Institute of Technology, Singapore

    • Emerging Technologies in Accounting
    • Accounting Information Systems
    • Accounting and Financial Modelling
    • Corporate Reporting and Financial Analysis – Data Analytics Specialization
    • Strategic Management Accounting – Data Analytics Specialization
    • Data Analytics Workshop for Internship Students

    At School of Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University, Denmark

    • Data Analytics for Accounting

    At UQ Business School, the University of Queensland, Australia

    • Accounting Information Systems (Undergraduate and Postgraduate)
    • Information Systems for Management (Postgraduate)
    • Information Retrieval and Management (Postgraduate)
    • Transforming Business with Information Systems (Undergraduate)
    • Managing Business Data (Undergraduate)

    Research area keywords

    • Data Science and Analytics
    • Digital Technologies Enablement
    • FinTech
    • Distributed Ledger Technology
    • Data Visualisation
    • Data Governance

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