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Sunila Modi is a part-time lecturer in Information Management within Business Information Management Department of Westminster Business School.  The main focus of her research relates to how agile methods are adapted for different contextual settings. Her recent work explores how collaborative work practices are being reconfigured for globally distributed agile software development contexts. She has presented her work at a number of prestigious conferences including AMCIS, IEEE Global Software Engineering and UKAIS.  Sunila has designed and delivered workshop for BCS Agile Methods Specialist Group.  She is a member of AIS and UKAIS and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).  She has professional certification for  AgilePM (Foundation & Practitioner) .



Sunila has extensive teaching experience in a variety of subjects in computer science and information systems at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Her areas of expertise are in information systems, systems development, user experience and agile project management.

Sunila is the module leader for a postgraduate module : Project Management (7PJMN005W).

She also plays an active role in the delivery of the following modules:

Project Management for IT (Level 7)

Innovation & Creativity (Level 6)

International Project Management (Level 6)


Her research focuses on issues associated with the growing prevalence of agile methods in different contextual settings.

In her recent research project she investigated the use of agile methods in globally distributed teams, the challenges of developing distributed collaborative practices and the relationship with time, space and knowledge/cultural boundaries.


For details of all my research outputs, visit my WestminsterResearch profile.