Phillip Olla

Phillip Olla is the endowed Phillips Chair of Management and Professor of MIS at the school of business at Madonna University in Michigan (USA), and he is also a Visiting Research Fellow at Brunel University (London, UK). His research interests include knowledge management, mobile telecommunication, and health informatics. In addition to University level teaching, Dr. Phillip Olla is also a Chartered Engineer and has over 10 years experience as an independent Consultant and has worked in the telecommunications, space, financial and healthcare sectors. He was contracted to perform a variety of roles including Chief Technical Architect, Program Manager, and Director. Dr. Olla is the Associate Editor for the Journal of Information Technology Research and the Software/Book Review Editor for the International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics, and is also a member of the Editorial Advisory & Review Board for the Journal of Knowledge Management Practice.Dr. Phillip Olla has a PhD in mobile telecommunications from Brunel University (UK), he is an accredited Press member of the British Association of Journalism, Chartered IT Professional with the British Computing Society and a member of the IEEE society.

Publications

Productive Use of Renewable Energy (PURE) for Economic Development in Developing Countries
Phillip Olla, Nkemdilim Onwudinjo. © 2014. 15 pages.
There has been an increase in the deployments of renewable energy technologies such as solar, wind, geothermal, and biomass energy due to the concerns regarding global warming....
Global Sustainable Development and Renewable Energy Systems
Phillip Olla. © 2012. 354 pages.
Over the past decade, the use of Renewable Energy Technology (RET) has significantly increased around the globe. Technologies that once were considered experimental are now being...
Productive Use of Renewable Energy (PURE) for Economic Development in Developing Countries
Phillip Olla, Nkemdilim Onwudinjo. © 2012. 15 pages.
There has been an increase in the deployments of renewable energy technologies such as solar, wind, geothermal, and biomass energy due to the concerns regarding global warming....
Open Source E-Learning Systems: Evaluation of Features and Functionality
Phillip Olla. © 2012. 11 pages.
E-learning applications are becoming commonplace in most higher education institutions, and some institutions have implemented open source applications such as course management...
Integration of Web 2.0 Collaboration Tools into Education: Lessons Learned
Phillip Olla, Elena Qureshi. © 2010. 17 pages.
Web 2.0 is opening new capabilities for human interaction. It also broadens the way technology is used to collaborate more effectively. This chapter discusses instructional...
A Comparative Review of Handheld Devices Internet Connectivity Revenue Models to Support Mobile Learning
Phillip Olla. © 2010. 14 pages.
This chapter provides a survey of mobile broadband revenue models deployed by mobile network operators in the UK, USA and Canada. The survey of exiting revenue models highlights...
Personal Health Records Systems Go Mobile: Defining Evaluation Components
Phillip Olla, Joseph Tan. © 2010. 23 pages.
This chapter provides an overview of mobile personal health record (MPHR) systems. A Mobile personal health record is an eclectic application through which patients can access...
Mobile Health Solutions for Biomedical Applications
Phillip Olla, Joseph Tan. © 2009. 366 pages.
Healthcare systems are now experiencing a variety of challenges with the integration of mobile and ubiquitous technology. Mobile Health Solutions for Biomedical Applications...
International Journal of Healthcare Delivery Reform Initiatives (IJHDRI)
Matthew W. Guah. Est. 2009.
The International Journal of Healthcare Delivery Reform Initiatives (IJHDRI) publishes original papers in all areas of healthcare management reform and information systems...
The Diffusion of WiMax Technology: Hurdles and Opportunities
Phillip Olla. © 2009. 17 pages.
A fundamental goal of the wireless industry is to economically offer ubiquitous broadband access to a large number of people in diverse geographical settings. WiMax technology...
The M-Health Reference Model: An Organizing Framework for Conceptualizing Mobile Health Systems
Phillip Olla, Joseph Tan. © 2009. 19 pages.
The reference model presented in this article encourages the breakdown of M-Health systems into the following five key dimensions: (1) Communication Infrastructure: a description...
The M-Health Reference Model: An Organizing Framework for Conceptualizing Mobile Health Systems
Phillip Olla, Joseph Tan. © 2009. 19 pages.
The reference model presented in this article encourages the breakdown of M-Health systems into the following five key dimensions: (1) Communication Infrastructure: a description...
Personal Health Records Systems Go Mobile: Defining Evaluation Components
Phillip Olla, Joseph Tan. © 2009. 26 pages.
This chapter provides an overview of mobile personal health record (MPHR) systems. A Mobile personal health record is an eclectic application through which patients can access...
Commerce in Space: Infrastructures, Technologies, and Applications
Phillip Olla. © 2008. 402 pages.
Over the next decade, significant technological advancements and policy implementations are planned to each of the five space infrastructures, (telecommunication, positioning and...
Journal of Information Technology Research (JITR)
Francisco José García-Peñalvo. Est. 2008.
The Journal of Information Technology Research (JITR) presents comprehensive interdisciplinary and refereed research on the most emerging and breakthrough areas of information...
Digital Bridges: Extending ICT To Rural Communities Using Space Technologies
Phillip Olla. © 2008. 17 pages.
Space technology has advanced rapidly in recent years. Nevertheless, a number of countries still lack the human, technical and financial resources required to conduct even the...
Designing a M-Health Framework for Conceptualizing Mobile Health Systems
Phillip Olla, Joseph Tan. © 2008. 24 pages.
The reference model presented in this chapter encourages the breakdown of m-health systems into the following five key dimensions: communication infrastructure: this is a...
Digital Bridges: Extending ICT To Rural Communities Using Space Technologies
Phillip Olla. © 2008. 17 pages.
Space technology has advanced rapidly in recent years. Nevertheless, a number of countries still lack the human, technical and financial resources required to conduct even the...
Open-Source Online Knowledge Portals for Education
Phillip Olla, Rod Crider. © 2007. 5 pages.
The open-source community has created a broad suite of educational and e-learning course management systems (CMS) referred to as educational knowledge portals (EKP). An EKP is a...
Open Source E-Learning Systems: Evaluation of Features and Functionality
Phillip Olla. © 2007. 11 pages.
E-learning applications are becoming commonplace in most higher education institutions, and some institutions have implemented open source applications such as course management...
The M-Health Reference Model: An Organizing Framework for Conceptualizing Mobile Health Systems
Phillip Olla, Joseph Tan. © 2006. 19 pages.
The reference model presented in this article encourages the breakdown of M-Health systems into the following five key dimensions: (1) Communication Infrastructure: a description...