Zamira Dzhusupova

Project Manager

  • Zamira Dzhusupova
    Casa Silva Mendes, Estrada do Engenheiro Trigo No. 4, Macao SAR
    +853 85040488


    PhD., Management Information Systems, International Academy on System Studies, Russia
    M.Sc., Automated Management Systems, State Bauman Technical University, Russia
    M.Sc., Economics, State National University, Kyrgyz Republic

    Biographical Statement

    Dr. Dzhusupova Zamira is a project manager at the UNU International Institute for Software Technology (UNU-IIST) located in Macao SAR, China. At UNU-IIST, she belongs to the Center for Electronic Governance and is responsible for managing electronic governance projects, education and training. Prior to joining UNU-IIST in 2008 as a Senior Researcher for the Center for Electronic Governance, she has worked for UNDP in Kyrgyzstan as a coordinator of ICT for Development component within Democratic Governance Programme.

    Dr. Dzhusupova has experience as an applied researcher and practitioner in ICT for Development (ICTD), Electronic Governance (EGOV), Knowledge Management (KM) and Management Information Systems (MIS) for more than 25 years. She initiated and led a number of ICT4D, EGOV, and KM related projects funded by World Bank, UNDP and governments since 2000, ICT for Management projects in academia, banking sector and industrial enterprises since 1980.

    Dr. Dzhusupova has involved in capacity building activities by developing courses and teaching them in UNU-IIST as well as in the Academy of Management in Kyrgyzstan for Master Programme on Information Systems in Public Administration;  designing and delivering training programs within UNDP and World Bank projects; leading design and development of e-learning courses and e-government applications; supervising UNU-IIST junior researchers and fellows; organizing a number of national and international conferences, workshops and schools in developing countries. She provides services as a Program Committee Member of several international conferences and has a number of publications related to ICT4D, EGOV, KM and MIS in journals, proceedings of the international conferences, policy documents and technical reports.

    Dr. Dzhusupova’s research interests include ICT4D impact assessment, EGOV readiness assessment, strategic planning and program design and evaluation; KM frameworks, policies and applications. She holds a Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from International Academy on System Studies in Moscow, M.Sc. in Automated Management Systems (Hons) from State Bauman Technical University in Moscow, and M.Sc. in Economics (Hons) from State National University in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic.

  • Peer-reviewed Books

    • Tomasz Janowski, Adegboyega Ojo, Elsa Estevez, and Zamira Dzhusupova. A Framework for Developing Electronic Government Programs. Global e-Government Series, Volume 3, ISBN 978-1-60750-505-1, IOS Press, 2010.

    Other Publications (Conference Proceedings, etc)

    • Zamira Dzhusupova, Mohamed Shareef, Adegboyega Ojo and Tomasz Janowski. Methodology for E-Government Readiness Assessment: Models, Instruments and Implementation. Proceedings of the International Conference on Society and Information Technologies (ICSIT 2010), 6-9 April 2010, Orlando, Florida, USA, 2010.
    • amira Dzhusupova, Adegboyega Ojo and Tomasz Janowski. Organizing and Managing Knowledge for e-Government: Issues, Practices and Challenges. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing, Madeira, Portugal, 6 – 8 October 2009, The Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication (INSTICC).
    • Zamira Dzhusupova, Mohamed Shareef, Adegboyega Ojo and Tomasz Janowski. Methodology for e-Government Readiness Assessment – Models, Instruments, Implementation. April 2010.
    • Tomasz Janowski, Adegboyega Ojo, Elsa Estevez, and Zamira Dzhusupova. Transformation. Courseware, Center for Electronic Governance at UNU-IIST, UNU-IIST, P.O. Box 3058, Macau, January 2009.