Choosing a course is one of the most important decisions you'll ever make! View our courses and see what our students and lecturers have to say about the courses you are interested in at the links below.
Each year more than 4,000 choose NUI Galway as their University of choice. Find out what life at NUI Galway is all about here.
About NUI Galway
About NUI Galway
Since 1845, NUI Galway has been sharing the highest quality teaching and research with Ireland and the world. Find out what makes our University so special – from our distinguished history to the latest news and campus developments.
Colleges & Schools
Colleges & Schools
NUI Galway has earned international recognition as a research-led university with a commitment to top quality teaching across a rang of key areas of expertise.
- Research Office
Business & Industry
Guiding Breakthrough Research at NUI Galway
We explore and facilitate commercial opportunities for the research community at NUI Galway, as well as facilitating industry partnership.
- Alumni, Friends & Supporters
At NUI Galway, we believe that the best learning takes place when you apply what you learn in a real world context. That's why many of our courses include work placements or community projects.
Dr Lorraine Morgan Dip, MSc., PhD.
Prior to joining NUI Galway, Lorraine worked as a
researcher and lecturer at the University of Limerick where she was also
involved in a number of collaborative research projects involving international
and national based industry partners.
Lorraine has been a Senior Research Fellow with Lero at NUI Galway since September 2012. Her principal
research interests are open innovation, open business models, value networks,
agile methods, cloud computing and open source software. Over the past number of years, Lorraine has
also been involved in various project consortia attracting over 20m in funding.
In addition, she is co-leading a project, funded by Science Foundation Ireland,
that is part of an industry-focused network of excellence around agile and lean
systems development and open innovation. She has also been Organizing Chair and
Local Committee Chair for a number of international conferences including LESS 2013, the
11th International Conference on Product Focused Software Development
and Process Improvement (PROFES 2010), the International Federation for
Information Processing Working Conference (IFIP) 8.6 and 8.2, XP 2008 Conference
and the Third International Conference on Open Source Systems. In addition,
some of her research, one of which received a best paper award, has been
published in journals and conferences such as the European Journal of Information Systems, Database for Advances in
Information Systems, Information and Software Technology, IEEE Computer, International
Conference of Information Systems (ICIS), European Conference of Information
Systems (ECIS), International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP)
Working Conference 8.6 and 8.2 and the International Open Source Systems
Conference. Lorraine has reviewed for journals and conferences such as the Journal of the Association for Information Systems, the
Database for Advances in Information Systems, Information and Software
Technology, the Americas Conference in Information Systems and the European
Conference in Information Systems.
Morgan, L., Feller, J. and Finnegan, P. (2013) Exploring Value Networks: Theorising the Creation and Capture of Value with Open Source Software, European Journal of Information Systems, 22, 569-588 [Journal Paper]
Conboy, K. and Morgan, L. (2011) Beyond the Customer: Opening the Agile Systems Development Process, Journal of Information and Software Technology, Vol. 53, pp. 535-542 [Journal Paper]
Morgan, L. and Finnegan, P. (2010) Open Innovation in Secondary Software Firms: An Exploration of Managers' Perceptions of Open Source Software, Database for Advances in Information Systems, Vol. 41:1. [Journal Paper]
Morgan, L. and Conboy, K. (2013) Factors Affecting the Adoption of Cloud Computing: An Exploratory Study, 21st European Conference on Information Systems, Utrecht, Holland, June 2013 [Conference Paper]
Morgan, L., Feller, J. and Finnegan, P. (2010) Value Creation and Capture with Open Source Software: A Theoretical Model for Understanding the Role of Value Networks, Proceedings of JAIS Theory Development Workshop, International Conference of Information Systems (ICIS), St. Louis, Missouri [Workshop Paper]
|Lorraine’s research areas include: Open Innovation, Open Source Software, Inner Source, Peer-Production, Open Business Models, Value Networks, Crowdsourcing|
Project: identifying and implementing best practice crowdsourcing strategies for public funded research ( RPG2013-6 )
Start/End Dates: 02-DEC-13 / 01-DEC-13
|CONBOY, K.; MORGAN, L. (2010) 'Future Research in Agile Systems Development: Applying Open Innovation Principles within the Agile Organisation. Agile Software Development: Current Research and Future Directions' In: Agile Software Development: Current Research and Future Directions. Springer-Verlag. [Details]|
Peer Reviewed Journals
|CONBOY, K.; MORGAN, L (2011) 'Beyond the Customer: Opening the Agile Systems Development Process'. Information And Software Technology, 53 :535-542. [DOI] [Details]|
|Morgan, Lorraine (2010) 'Open innovation in secondary software firms: an exploration of managers' perceptions of open source software'. The DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems, . [Details]|
|MORGAN, L.; FELLER, J.; FINNEGAN, P. (2012) Open Source Innovation Networks: Exploring High and Low-density Models The 16th Pacific-Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2012) [Details]|
|CONBOY, K.; MORGAN, L. (2010) Combining Open Innovation and Agile Approaches: Implications for IS Project Managers Proceedings of the 18th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2010) University of Pretoria, [Details]|
|MORGAN, L.; FELLER, J.; FINNEGAN, P. (2010) Value Creation and Capture with Open Source Software: A Theoretical Model for Understanding the Role of Value Networks Proceedings of the 18th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2010) University of PretoriaUniversity of Pretoria, [Details]|
|MORGAN, L. (2005) Assessing the role of open source software in the european secondary software sector: a voice from industry First International Conference on Open Source Systems [Details]|
Lorraine delivers a number of undergraduate and postgraduate subject areas, including: