Dr Gboyega Ojo

B.Sc., Ph.D

 
researcher
 

Biography

Adegboyega Ojo is Senior Research Fellow and Head of the E-Government Unit at Insight Centre for Data Analytics, National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG). His expertise is in the areas of Open data infrastructures, data integration and linked data, text analytics, data-intensive services, Open Government and Smart Cities. He is currently Principal Investigator on EU Horizon 2020 projects in the area of Open data platforms and co-creation of data-driven public services. He advises international organizations including the United Nations Economic and Social Affairs/Division for Public Administration and Development Management on the use of open and big data for integrating Sustainable Development Goals (SDG2030). He led the development of National e-Government and IT Strategies for countries in Asia and Africa while at the Centre for Electronic Governance, United Nations University, Macao SAR, where he was Research Fellow and Academic Program Officer. He has served in several international conferences as Program and Track Chairs and currently an editorial board member for Elsevier’s Government Information Quarterly Journal and International Journal of Public Administration in the Digital Age. He has published over 100 scholarly publications as Journal articles and conference papers. He has also written scores of policy reports for senior government officials.  He was elected the Secretary of the Digital Government Society (DGS) in December 2016. Adegboyega has a doctorate in Computer Science from the University of Lagos, Nigeria in 1998. More info at: https://www.insight-centre.org/users/adegboyega-ojo

Research Interests

My research interests and expertise include:
  • Open Data Infrastructure and Platforms
  • Knowledge extraction from open, public and social data
  • Social media-based E-Participation 
  • Data-driven innovation 
  • Co-creation of public services
  • Governance of Smart Cities
  • Interoperability and Information Sharing in Government

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2017) 'Connecting societal issues, users and data. Scenario-based design of open data platforms'
Ruijer, E,Grimmelikhuijsen, S,Hogan, M,Enzerink, S,Ojo, A,Meijer, A (2017) 'Connecting societal issues, users and data. Scenario-based design of open data platforms'. Government Information Quarterly, 34 :470-480 [DOI] [Details]
(2017) 'Connecting societal issues, users and data. Scenario-based design of open data platforms'
Ruijer, E; Grimmelikhuijsen, S; Hogan, MJ; Enzerink, S; Ojo, A; Meijer, A (2017) 'Connecting societal issues, users and data. Scenario-based design of open data platforms'. Government Information Quarterly, 33 (3):470-480 [DOI] [Details]
(2010) 'Semantic interoperability architecture for Governance 2.0'
Ojo, A. and Estevez, E. and Janowski, T. (2010) 'Semantic interoperability architecture for Governance 2.0'. Information Polity, 15 (1-2):105-123 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'Building theoretical foundations for electronic governance benchmarking'
Ojo, A. and Janowski, T. and Estevez, E. (2011) 'Building theoretical foundations for electronic governance benchmarking'. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 6846 LNCS :13-25 [DOI] [Details]
(2017) 'Open data value capability architecture'
Zeleti, F.A. and Ojo, A. (2017) 'Open data value capability architecture'. Information Systems Frontiers, 19 (2):337-360 [DOI] [Details]
(2016) 'An ontology for next generation e-Participation initiatives'
Porwol, L,Ojo, A,Breslin, JG (2016) 'An ontology for next generation e-Participation initiatives'. Government Information Quarterly, 33 :583-594 [DOI] [Details]
(2016) 'Exploring the economic value of open government data'
Zeleti, FA,Ojo, A,Curry, E (2016) 'Exploring the economic value of open government data'. Government Information Quarterly, 33 :535-551 [DOI] [Details]
(2015) 'Designing Next Generation Smart City Initiatives: The SCID Framework'
Ojo, A,Curry, E,Janowski, T,Dzhusupova, Z,RodriguezBolivar, MP (2015) 'Designing Next Generation Smart City Initiatives: The SCID Framework'. Transforming City Governments For Successful Smart Cities, 8 :43-67 [DOI] [Details]
(2017) 'A social media text analytics framework for double-loop learning for citizen-centric public services: A case study of a local government Facebook use'
Reddick, CG,Chatfield, AT,Ojo, A (2017) 'A social media text analytics framework for double-loop learning for citizen-centric public services: A case study of a local government Facebook use'. Government Information Quarterly, 34 :110-125 [DOI] [Details]
(2017) 'Driving public sector innovation using big and open linked data (BOLD)'
Janssen, M,Konopnicki, D,Snowdon, JL,Ojo, A (2017) 'Driving public sector innovation using big and open linked data (BOLD)'. Information Systems Frontiers, 19 :189-195 [DOI] [Details]
(2016) 'An ontology for next generation e-Participation initiatives'
Porwol, L,Ojo, A,Breslin, JG (2016) 'An ontology for next generation e-Participation initiatives'. Government Information Quarterly, 33 :583-594 [DOI] [Details]
(2016) 'Exploring the economic value of open government data'
Zeleti, FA,Ojo, A,Curry, E (2016) 'Exploring the economic value of open government data'. Government Information Quarterly, 33 :535-551 [DOI] [Details]
(2015) 'Designing Next Generation Smart City Initiatives: The SCID Framework'
Ojo, A,Curry, E,Janowski, T,Dzhusupova, Z,RodriguezBolivar, MP (2015) 'Designing Next Generation Smart City Initiatives: The SCID Framework'. Transforming City Governments For Successful Smart Cities, 8 :43-67 [DOI] [Details]
(2017) 'A social media text analytics framework for double-loop learning for citizen-centric public services: A case study of a local government Facebook use'
Reddick, CG,Chatfield, AT,Ojo, A (2017) 'A social media text analytics framework for double-loop learning for citizen-centric public services: A case study of a local government Facebook use'. Government Information Quarterly, 34 :110-125 [DOI] [Details]
(2017) 'Driving public sector innovation using big and open linked data (BOLD)'
Janssen, M,Konopnicki, D,Snowdon, JL,Ojo, A (2017) 'Driving public sector innovation using big and open linked data (BOLD)'. Information Systems Frontiers, 19 :189-195 [DOI] [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2016) 17th IFIP WG 5.5 Working Conference on Virtual Enterprises
Ojo, A,Porwol, L,Waqar, M,Stasiewicz, A,Osagie, E,Hogan, M,Harney, O,Zeleti, FA,Afsarmanesh, H,CamarinhaMatos, LM,Soares, AL (2016) Realizing the Innovation Potentials from Open Data: Stakeholders' Perspectives on the Desired Affordances of Open Data Environment . In: Camarinha-Matos L.M.,Afsarmanesh H.,Soares A.L eds. 17th IFIP WG 5.5 Working Conference on Virtual Enterprises Porto, Portugal, , 03-OCT-16 - 05-OCT-16 , pp.48-59 [DOI] [Details]
(2016) 9th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance, ICEGOV 2016
Chouikh, A,Ojo, A,Driss, OB,Bertot, J,Estevez, E,Mellouli, S (2016) Exploring the Affordances of Social Media Platforms in Supporting Emerging Public Service Paradigms . In: Estevez E.,Bertot J.,Mellouli S eds. 9th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance, ICEGOV 2016 Montevideo, Uruguay, , 01-MAR-16 - 03-MAR-16 , pp.177-186 [DOI] [Details]
(2017) eBled 2017
Callinan, C., Scott, M., Whelan, E., and Ojo, A (2017) A Co-Creation Based Model For Engaging Citizen Open Data Use eBled 2017 [Details]
(2015) Open Government Partnership, Global Summit, Mexico 2015
Adegboyega Ojo, Niall Ó Brolcháin, Edobor Osagie, Lukasz Porwol (2015) How can Open Government Partnership members bridge the “Commitment-­‐Indicator” Gap for greater Return on Investment? Open Government Partnership, Global Summit, Mexico 2015 [Details]
(2017) dg.o 2017 18th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research
Niall Ó Brolcháin, Lukasz Porwol, Adegboyega Ojo, Insight Centre for Data Analytics, National University of Ireland, Galway. Tilman Wagner, Eva Tamara Lopez, Deutsche Welle, Bonn, Germany. Eric Karstens, European Journalism Centre, Brussels, Belgium. (2017) Extending Open Data Platforms with Storytelling Features . In: ACM eds. dg.o 2017 18th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research New York, , 07-JUN-17 - 09-JUN-17 , pp.48-53 [DOI] [Details]
(2014) Joint Workshop on Electronic Government and Electronic Participation, IFIP EGOV 2014 and ePart 2014
Porwol, L,Ojo, A,Breslin, J,Janssen, M,Bannister, F,Glassey, O,Scholl, HJ,Tambouris, E,Wimmer, MA,Macintosh, A (2014) A Semantic Deliberation Model for e-Participation . In: Janssen M.F.W.H.A.,Scholl H.J.,Macintosh A.,Tambouris E.,Glassey O.,Bannister F.,Wimmer M.A eds. Joint Workshop on Electronic Government and Electronic Participation, IFIP EGOV 2014 and ePart 2014 The Lloyd Institute, Trinity College, College GreenDublin, Ireland, , 01-SEP-14 - 03-SEP-14 , pp.40-50 [DOI] [Details]
(2015) 7th IFIP 8.5 International Conference on Electronic Participation
Porwol, L,Hassan, I,Ojo, A,Breslin, J,Tambouris, E,Panagiotopoulos, P,Saebo, O,Tarabanis, K,Wimmer, MA,Milano, M,Pardo, T (2015) A knowledge extraction and management component to support spontaneous participation . In: Saebo O.,Tarabanis K.,Milano M.,Pardo T.A.,Tambouris E.,Wimmer M.A.,Panagiotopoulos P eds. 7th IFIP 8.5 International Conference on Electronic Participation Thessaloniki, Greece, , 30-AUG-15 - 02-SEP-15 , pp.68-80 [DOI] [Details]
(2014) 15th IFIP WG 5.5Working Conference on Virtual Enterprises
Zeleti, FA,Ojo, A,CamarinhaMatos, LM,Afsarmanesh, H (2014) Capability Matrix for Open Data . In: Afsarmanesh H.,Camarinha-Matos L.M eds. 15th IFIP WG 5.5Working Conference on Virtual Enterprises Amsterdam, Netherlands, , 06-OCT-14 - 08-OCT-14 , pp.498-509 [Details]
(2013) 2nd Joint International Conference on Electronic Government and the Information Systems Perspective and International Conference on Electronic Democracy, Prague, Czech Republic, 2013
Lukasz Porwol and Adegboyega Ojo and John Breslin (2013) On The Duality of E-Participation – Towards a foundation for Citizen-Led Participation 2nd Joint International Conference on Electronic Government and the Information Systems Perspective and International Conference on Electronic Democracy, Prague, Czech Republic, 2013 Prague, Czech Republic, , 26-AUG-13 - 28-AUG-13 , pp.211-225 [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2013) 14th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research, Laval University, Quebec City, Canada, 2013
Porwol, Lukasz; Ojo, Adegboyega; Breslin, John (2013) Structuring e-Participation Perspectives – Mapping and Aligning Models to Core Facets 14th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research, Laval University, Quebec City, Canada, 2013 Quebec City, Canada, , 17-JUN-13 - 20-JUN-13 , pp.224-234 [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2013) 2nd Joint International Conference on Electronic Government and the Information Systems Perspective and International Conference on Electronic Democracy, Prague, Czech Republic, 2013
Abbas, Sonya; Ojo, Adegboyega (2013) Towards a Linked Geospatial Data Infrastructure 2nd Joint International Conference on Electronic Government and the Information Systems Perspective and International Conference on Electronic Democracy, Prague, Czech Republic, 2013 Prague, Czech Republic, , 26-AUG-13 - 28-AUG-13 , pp.196-210 [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2017) dg.o 2017 18th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research
Niall Ó Brolcháin, Lukasz Porwol, Adegboyega Ojo, Insight Centre for Data Analytics, National University of Ireland, Galway. Tilman Wagner, Eva Tamara Lopez, Deutsche Welle, Bonn, Germany. Eric Karstens, European Journalism Centre, Brussels, Belgium. (2017) Extending Open Data Platforms with Storytelling Features . In: ACM eds. dg.o 2017 18th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research New York, , 07-JUN-17 - 09-JUN-17 , pp.48-53 [DOI] [Details]
(2015) 7th IFIP 8.5 International Conference on Electronic Participation
Porwol, L,Hassan, I,Ojo, A,Breslin, J,Tambouris, E,Panagiotopoulos, P,Saebo, O,Tarabanis, K,Wimmer, MA,Milano, M,Pardo, T (2015) A knowledge extraction and management component to support spontaneous participation . In: Saebo O.,Tarabanis K.,Milano M.,Pardo T.A.,Tambouris E.,Wimmer M.A.,Panagiotopoulos P eds. 7th IFIP 8.5 International Conference on Electronic Participation Thessaloniki, Greece, , 30-AUG-15 - 02-SEP-15 , pp.68-80 [DOI] [Details]
(2015) Open Government Partnership, Global Summit, Mexico 2015
Adegboyega Ojo, Niall Ó Brolcháin, Edobor Osagie, Lukasz Porwol (2015) How can Open Government Partnership members bridge the “Commitment-­‐Indicator” Gap for greater Return on Investment? Open Government Partnership, Global Summit, Mexico 2015 [Details]
(2014) 15th IFIP WG 5.5Working Conference on Virtual Enterprises
Zeleti, FA,Ojo, A,CamarinhaMatos, LM,Afsarmanesh, H (2014) Capability Matrix for Open Data . In: Afsarmanesh H.,Camarinha-Matos L.M eds. 15th IFIP WG 5.5Working Conference on Virtual Enterprises Amsterdam, Netherlands, , 06-OCT-14 - 08-OCT-14 , pp.498-509 [Details]
(2014) Joint Workshop on Electronic Government and Electronic Participation, IFIP EGOV 2014 and ePart 2014
Porwol, L,Ojo, A,Breslin, J,Janssen, M,Bannister, F,Glassey, O,Scholl, HJ,Tambouris, E,Wimmer, MA,Macintosh, A (2014) A Semantic Deliberation Model for e-Participation . In: Janssen M.F.W.H.A.,Scholl H.J.,Macintosh A.,Tambouris E.,Glassey O.,Bannister F.,Wimmer M.A eds. Joint Workshop on Electronic Government and Electronic Participation, IFIP EGOV 2014 and ePart 2014 The Lloyd Institute, Trinity College, College GreenDublin, Ireland, , 01-SEP-14 - 03-SEP-14 , pp.40-50 [DOI] [Details]
(2013) 14th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research, Laval University, Quebec City, Canada, 2013
Porwol, Lukasz; Ojo, Adegboyega; Breslin, John (2013) Structuring e-Participation Perspectives – Mapping and Aligning Models to Core Facets 14th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research, Laval University, Quebec City, Canada, 2013 Quebec City, Canada, , 17-JUN-13 - 20-JUN-13 , pp.224-234 [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2013) 2nd Joint International Conference on Electronic Government and the Information Systems Perspective and International Conference on Electronic Democracy, Prague, Czech Republic, 2013
Abbas, Sonya; Ojo, Adegboyega (2013) Towards a Linked Geospatial Data Infrastructure 2nd Joint International Conference on Electronic Government and the Information Systems Perspective and International Conference on Electronic Democracy, Prague, Czech Republic, 2013 Prague, Czech Republic, , 26-AUG-13 - 28-AUG-13 , pp.196-210 [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2013) 2nd Joint International Conference on Electronic Government and the Information Systems Perspective and International Conference on Electronic Democracy, Prague, Czech Republic, 2013
Lukasz Porwol and Adegboyega Ojo and John Breslin (2013) On The Duality of E-Participation – Towards a foundation for Citizen-Led Participation 2nd Joint International Conference on Electronic Government and the Information Systems Perspective and International Conference on Electronic Democracy, Prague, Czech Republic, 2013 Prague, Czech Republic, , 26-AUG-13 - 28-AUG-13 , pp.211-225 [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2016) 17th IFIP WG 5.5 Working Conference on Virtual Enterprises
Ojo, A,Porwol, L,Waqar, M,Stasiewicz, A,Osagie, E,Hogan, M,Harney, O,Zeleti, FA,Afsarmanesh, H,CamarinhaMatos, LM,Soares, AL (2016) Realizing the Innovation Potentials from Open Data: Stakeholders' Perspectives on the Desired Affordances of Open Data Environment . In: Camarinha-Matos L.M.,Afsarmanesh H.,Soares A.L eds. 17th IFIP WG 5.5 Working Conference on Virtual Enterprises Porto, Portugal, , 03-OCT-16 - 05-OCT-16 , pp.48-59 [DOI] [Details]
(2016) 9th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance, ICEGOV 2016
Chouikh, A,Ojo, A,Driss, OB,Bertot, J,Estevez, E,Mellouli, S (2016) Exploring the Affordances of Social Media Platforms in Supporting Emerging Public Service Paradigms . In: Estevez E.,Bertot J.,Mellouli S eds. 9th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance, ICEGOV 2016 Montevideo, Uruguay, , 01-MAR-16 - 03-MAR-16 , pp.177-186 [DOI] [Details]
(2017) eBled 2017
Callinan, C., Scott, M., Whelan, E., and Ojo, A (2017) A Co-Creation Based Model For Engaging Citizen Open Data Use eBled 2017 [Details]

Conference Paper

  Year Publication
(2013) On The Duality of E-Participation – Towards a foundation for Citizen-Led Participation.
Lukasz Porwol and Adegboyega Ojo and John Breslin (2013) On The Duality of E-Participation – Towards a foundation for Citizen-Led Participation. Conference Paper [DOI] [Details]
(2013) Towards a Linked Geospatial Data Infrastructure.
Sonya Abbas and Adegboyega Ojo (2013) Towards a Linked Geospatial Data Infrastructure. Conference Paper [DOI] [Details]
(2013) On The Duality of E-Participation – Towards a foundation for Citizen-Led Participation.
Lukasz Porwol and Adegboyega Ojo and John Breslin (2013) On The Duality of E-Participation – Towards a foundation for Citizen-Led Participation. Conference Paper [DOI] [Details]
(2013) Towards a Linked Geospatial Data Infrastructure.
Sonya Abbas and Adegboyega Ojo (2013) Towards a Linked Geospatial Data Infrastructure. Conference Paper [DOI] [Details]

Conference Poster

  Year Publication
(2013) A semantic model for e-Participation.
Lukasz Porwol and Adegboyega Ojo and John Breslin (2013) A semantic model for e-Participation. Germany: Conference Poster [Details]
(2013) A semantic model for e-Participation.
Lukasz Porwol and Adegboyega Ojo and John Breslin (2013) A semantic model for e-Participation. Germany: Conference Poster [Details]

Workshops

  Year Publication
(2013) Utilising Linked Social Media Data for Tracking Public Policy and Services.
Deirdre Lee and Adegboyega Ojo and Mohammad Waqar (2013) Utilising Linked Social Media Data for Tracking Public Policy and Services. Workshops [Details]
(2013) Utilising Linked Social Media Data for Tracking Public Policy and Services.
Deirdre Lee and Adegboyega Ojo and Mohammad Waqar (2013) Utilising Linked Social Media Data for Tracking Public Policy and Services. Workshops [Details]