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Dr. Ranjan Vaidya is a TOGAF certified information architect and has industry experience in the area of information architecture, and data analytics. He has a doctoral qualification in information systems. He is a proficient user of R and IBM SPSS, and enjoys teaching subjects on data analytics, visualization, and quantitative methods. Ranjan has published conference papers, book chapters, and journal articles. His research interests are in the areas of critical information systems research, information and communications technologies for development (ICT4D). Ranjan brings in a rare combination of exposure to both quantitative as well as qualitative research methods. He has travelled across pacific island countries and has taught MBA courses in Cook Islands, Fiji, Marshall Islands, Solomon Islands, and Tonga.
My research interest is in the area of information systems in developing countries, information and communications technologies for development (ICT4D), rural and agricultural information systems, and critical information systems research. I like doing critical qualitative research and am deeply influenced by the works of Pierre Bourdieu.