Norma Sutcliffe

Professor Emerita // Information Systems
School of Computing
Norma Sutcliffe

Bio and Research Information

Norma Sutcliffe is an Associate Professor in the School of Computing within DePaul University’s College of Digital Media. She specializes in the area of IT Project Management. With extensive experience in industry, Dr. Sutcliffe has been a consultant for many Fortune 500 firms in evaluating their IT needs, IT implementations, and IT strategies as well as managing their IT projects and programs. Before becoming a consultant Dr. Sutcliffe has worked as systems designer and developer on various hardware and software configurations. She was a founder and partner of The Alden Group, an information systems consulting firm specializing in applying technology to human resources issues. Her research interests include the impacts of information technology on individual behavior in organizational settings, organizational change dynamics, leadership of IT efforts, the impact of trust on IT development efforts, the changing IT skills dynamics, and IT project management. She has published in Information & Management and other journals. She earned her Ph.D. and MBA from UCLA.

Research Area

Information Systems

Specific Research Area

IT Skills Management IT Project Management MS IS Curriculum Design organizational transformation efforts through business process change theory of constraints and project management

Professional Associations

AIS, SIGCPR-MIS, JISE Editorial Board,

Schedule for Fall 2023-2024

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