PhD (Informatics)

Research Areas
Software/System design
Design Science Research
Mobile technologies, ICT4D

Craffert, L., Visser, K., Breytenbach, J. (2015). Social Media and Open Innovation – a Systemic Approach to Commercialisation of Socio‐economic Solutions. In Greener, S., & Rospigliosi, A. (Eds.), Leading Issues in Social Media Research for Researchers, Teachers and Students. UK. Reading: Academic Conferences and Publishing International Ltd. 19 – 32. (ISBN: 978‐1‐910810‐22‐4) Grové, W.J., Breytenbach, J., & Craffert, L. (2015). Aliens on Campus. Civic Media Project. MIT Press.

Breytenbach, J., & De Villiers, C. (2015). Increasing the Quality and Quantity of Tertiary-Level Information Systems Students: A Graduate Development Framework. Information Technology for Development, 21(2), 178-195.

Visser, K., Craffert, L., & Breytenbach, J. (2014). Social Media and Innovation – a systemic approach to commercialization of socio-economic solutions. Proceedings of the European Conference on Social Media ECSM 2014, July 2014, Brighton, UK. Submitted for review, Feb 2014.

Grové, W.J., Breytenbach, J., & Craffert, L. (2014). Aliens on campus – An alternate reality approach to student inclusion. Proceedings of the 1st International Serious Games Conference, August 2014, Vanderbijlpark, South Africa. [Accredited, Peer reviewed, submitted to peer reviewed journal, Dec 2014]

Breytenbach, J. (2013). A critical review of ICT enabled development that influence the quality and quantity of South African tertiary education students. PhD thesis, 2013. University of Pretoria.

Breytenbach, J., De Villiers, C., & Hearn, G. (2013). Directing the South African ICT labour force towards growth sectors: a case for non-institutional scarce skills transition and reskilling courses. Proceedings of the 6th Annual Pre-ICIS SIG ED Workshop, 13-18 December, 2013, Milan, Italy, December 2013.

Breytenbach, J., & De Villers, C., & Jordaan, M. (2012). Communities in Control of Their Own Integrated Technology Development Processes. Information Technology for Development. 18(4), doi:10.1080/02681102.2012.714348.

Breytenbach, J., & De Villers, C. (2012). Supply elasticity within the South African ICT labour market. Proceedings of the 5thAnnual Pre-ICIS SIG Globdev Workshop, ICT in Global Development, 16-19 December, 2012, Orlando, Florida.

Breytenbach, J., & McDonald, T. (2010). Soekenjindekking van Suid-Arikaanse en Afrikaanse webruimtes: navorsings-en oorsigartikels. Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Natuurwetenskap en Tegnologie, 29(3), pp 107-118.

Breytenbach, J., & McDonald, T. (2009) Search Engine Coverage Bias in a Developing Country. Proceedings, 11th Annual Conference on WWW Applications, 2-4 September 2009, Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

Professional Skills/Areas of Expertise
SQL, Systems Integration, Software development