About Us

Name : Dr. Ashim Raj Singla

Function : Associate Professor
HOD (IT and Knowledge Management)

Email : arsingla@iift.edu


Ph.D., MCA

Areas of Interest / Specialization

Information Systems, Data Analytics, Big Data Analytics, ERP using SAP, DBMS, Web Technologies.

Skill Set: Hadoop Ecosystem, R, Paython, Advance Excel, SQL, .Net, SAP ERP

Work Experience

A.       Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), New Delhi. Jan 2009 to present.

B.       Assistant Professor, IMT Ghaziabad. Dec 2002 to Dec 2008.

C.       Lecturer in the area of Information Technology, MRSIIT, Punjabi University, Patiala. Mar 2002 to Dec 2002

D.       Software Engineer in R&D of Punjab Communications Ltd. (PCL), B-91, Industrial Area , Mohali (Chandigarh). Feb 2001 to Mar 2002.

E.       Associate Consultant, Networld Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Sector 17, Chandigarh. Jan 2000 to Feb 2001.


  1.  “Testing and Evaluation of Service Oriented Systems” in Journal of Industrial and Intelligent Information. (JIII), USA, Vol. 2, No. 2 June 2014 pp 113-120; http://www.jiii.org/uploadfile/2014/0113/20140113031131984.pdf
  2.  “Estimating Reliability of Service-Oriented Systems: A Rule Based Approach”, published in  International Journal of Innovative Computing, Information and Control (IJICIC), Japan, Vol.10, No.2, 2014.
  3.  “Integrating SOA and Cloud Computing for SME Business Objective”, WSEAS Transactions on Computers, USA, Issue 3, Volume 11, March 2012, pp 77-87. available at http://www.wseas.org/wseas/cms.action?id=2797
  4. “Unified Modeling Language for Describing Business Value Chain Activities” published by International Journal of Computer Applications® (IJCA)), US, http://www.ijcaonline.org/proceedings/icaca/number1/8378-1004, 17-22, 2012
  5. “Framework for Business Values Chain Activities using SOA and Cloud”, International Journal of Information Technology, Communications and Convergence”.  IJITCC (InderScience) SWITZERLAND, http://www.inderscience.com/info/ingeneral/forthcoming.php?jcode=ijitcc
  6. “Service Oriented Architecture Adoption Trends: A Critical Survey” Fifth International Conference on Contemporary Computing (IC3-2012), JUIT, Noida(Contemporary Computing Communications in Computer and Information Science Volume 306, 2012, pp 164-175 ) Springer,http://rd.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-642-32129-0_21 .
  7. “Designing a SOA Based Model” ACM SIGSOFT Software Engineering Notes, Volume 36 Issue 5, September 2011 ACM New York, NY, USA, pp 5-12. (Available online at ACM digital library) http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2020993
  8. “Evolution of Technology through Procedural, Object Oriented and Component Based to Service Oriented” in JCT - Online Journal for Computing Teachers, USA. (an ISTE’s Special Interest Group for Computing Teachers (SIGCT)).Issue 6,  Summer 2011. (http://www.iste.org/learn/publications/journals/jct-abstracts.aspx)
  9. “Aspect of Service Oriented Computing”, in JCT Journal of Computing,USA (Journal under the auspices of  ISTE), (2010 spring); http://www.iste.org/learn/publications/journals/jct-abstracts.aspx
  10. “Issues of service oriented architecture - A survey” in Oriental Journal of Computer Science & Technology, Vol. 3, No.2 2010 http://www.computerscijournal.org/OJCSTAbsRead.asp
  11. Reliability Estimation of Services Oriented Systems Using Adaptive Neuro Fuzzy Inference System, Vol 7, No 14, 2014, Journal of Software Engg. And Applications.
  12. “Challenges in Enterprise Information System Implementation: An Empirical Study”, Enterprise Information System and Implementing IT Infrastructure: Challenges and Issues, Business Science Reference, IGI Global, Hershey USA, 2010.
  13. “SOA Evolution -A review”, International Journal of Engineering Sciences, ISSN: 2229-6913, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp  3-9, 2011
  14. “ERP Systems Implementation: A Literature Analysis”, International Journal of Business System Research (IJBSR), Vol. 3 No 2, pp 170-185, 2009
  15. “Success factors in ERP system design implementation: An Empirical investigation of Indian industry” International Journal of Business Information System (IJBIS), Vol. 2, No. 4, 2007
  16. “Impact of ERP Systems on small and mid sized Public Sector Enterprises”, International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology, Vol. 4, No. 2 , pp119-131  February 2008
  17. “Integrated Information System Design: An Exploratory Survey of Small and Mid Sized Enterprises”, Samadhan, Vol. 10, No. 2, July-Dec 2007
  18. “ERP adoption in Indian Enterprises: an Exploratory Survey of Small and Mid sized Indian Enterprises”, Journal of Institute of Productivity and Management, Vol. 8, No 2. July December 2007
  19. “Smart Business Architecture for Small and Medium Enterprises” in International Journal of Computational Intelligence Research & Applications (IJCIRA), Vol. 4, No. 2, 2010. Pp 143 – 148.
  20. “Managing risk factors in design and implementation of ERP systems (An empirical investigation of the Indian industry”, Journal of Advances in Management Research, (Emerald Journal) Vol. 3, No. 1, 2005.
  21. “ERP: A Framework for successful Implementation”, Paradigm, Journal of IMT Ghaziabad, Vol. 9 No. 1, 2005

Conference papers

  1. Decision making algorithm through Predictive Mining; Conference: International Conference on Knowledge management and Intellectual Capital (ICKMIC2009); jointly organized by IMT Ghaziabad, Center of Knowledge Systems. Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico and World Capital Institute, Mexico on 26-27 Feb, 2009; Published in “Knowledge Management and Intellectual Capital: Emerging Perspectives”, pp 289-295 Allied Publishers, 2009
  2. ebay Cart Road; Conference: Presented in International Conference on Management Cases (ICMC2008); jointly organized by School of Public Policy, George Mason University, Virginia and IMT Ghaziabad on 1-2 Dec 2008; Published in “Handbook of Management cases”, pp 571-585, Allied Publisher, 2008
  3. Risk factors in design and implementation of ERP systems ;Conference: 13th International Conference on Management of Technology IAMOT2004, April 4-7, 2004; Washington D.C. by IAMOT (International Association for Management of Technology).
  4. Critical Drivers and Restraints for Enterprise Applications among Indian SME’s; Conference: Presented in National conference on “Information Technology and competitive Dynamics” on 19-20th April 2008 at IME Sahibabad.
  5. ERP systems: Planning, Design and Implementation Mode; Conference: Presented in AICTE sponsored National conference on “Global Competitiveness and Productivity in Indian Business” on March 21-22, 2003 at APEEJAY Institute of Management, Jalandhar.
  6. ERP: A framework for successful implementation; Conference: National Conference on Business Information Management BIMC-2005; April 9-10, 2005; by Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad.
  7. A Model to Implement ERP system in small and medium scale organizations in India; Conference: Presented in National Conference conducted Department of management studies, Punjabi university Patiala (Guru Kanshi Reginal Campus).
  8. Enterprise Resource Planning systems; (Article); Published in Expression 2003, Quarterly News letter of IMT Ghaziabad.
  9. “Multi Rule Algorithm in Data Mining” at ETCC-08, Emerging Trends in computers and Communication’ held at NIT , Hamirpur (30-31 December 2008).
  10. Future Business Architecture Challenges; Conference: 2nd International Conference on Innovative Practices in Management and Information Technology for Excellence, 8th May, 2010 at MAIMT, Jagadhri.
  11. “Data warehousing framework for telecom revenue assurance”; Conference: International conference on Issues and challenges in networking, intelligence and computing technologies ICNICT 2011, Sept 2-3, 2011, by Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi and KIET, Ghaziabad.
  12. “Green IT Model: Analysis of Practices and adoption Trends”, Conference: International Conference on Facets of Business Excellence FOBE 2011, India Habitat Center, New Delhi; Organized by University of ESSEX and IMT Ghaziabad.

Professional / Academic Affiliations

Other key Projects

  1. Process design and data modeling for MM and BOM module of ERP system for XO Infotech solutions, Gurgoan.
  2. Technology planning and implementation for eLearning solution for eMBA course of IMT Ghaziabad.
  3. Development of Network Management System (NMS) for configuration of VSAT MUX developed by PCL for department of Telecommunication (DoT).         
  4. Development of web based order tracking solution developed by Networld solutions for Kamla Dials (manufacturer for Swiss watch companies)
  5. Implementation of Online business model for US based client of Networld solutions.