Outsourcing, innovation, business transformation, risk management


A CIRANO Researcher anf Fellow since 1995, Benoit A. Aubert is Full Professor in the Department of Information Technologies at HEC Montréal. He is also on the editorial boards of IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management and the Asia Pacific Journal of Information Systems and a regular member of key information systems conference program committees (ICIS, PACIS, AMCIS).

Holding a Ph.D. in Information Systems from HEC Montréal, his main research areas are risk management, innovation, outsourcing, offshoring, and business transformation.

Benoit A. Aubert past roles include: Director of the Rowe School of Business at Dalhousie University, Head of the School of Information Management and Professor at Victoria University of Wellington – where he was the Chair of the Spearheading Digital Futures strategic initiative for the University, President and Chief Executive Officer of the CIRANO, Director of Research at HEC Montréal, and Director of the IS Research Group at HEC Montréal. Benoit A. Aubert has a long record of collaborations with both private and public organizations.

Benoit A. Aubert published several articles, book chapters, conference proceedings, and reports on these topics. His numerous publications on risk covered outsourcing, information technology projects, infrastructure maintenance, and private-public partnerships among other topics. He also published papers on trust, ontology, and health care information systems. Benoit A. Aubert received funding from the Social Science and Humanities Council (SSHRC), the Fonds Société et Culture (FQRSC), and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).

He was a member of the New Zealand PBRF (performance based research funding) panel in 2018. He co-chaired the Outsourcing mini-Track of the Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences for more than ten years and was a Senior Editor of Database nine years. 

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CIRANO Publications by Benoit Aubert

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La détermination des agendas de discussion par les médias sociaux

Benoit Aubert, Jane Li, Markus Luczak-Roesch and Thierry Warin

Innovation and Data Sciences

Le Québec économique 9 : Perspectives et défis de la transformation numérique

Nathalie de Marcellis-Warin, Benoit Dostie, Genevieve Dufour, Fabiano Armellini, Benoit Aubert, Catherine Beaudry, Conrad Boton, Simon Bourdeau, Mario Bourgault, Bryan Campbell, Pierre Cléroux, Jean-Claude Cloutier, Patrick Cohendet, Marie Connolly, Christophe Danjou, Daniel Forgues, Luc Godbout, Pierre Hadaya, Ben Hadj, Catherine Haeck, Georges Hage, Ivanka Iordanova, Daniel J. Caron, Carolyn J. Hatch, Laurent Joblot, Michel Magnan, Philippe Marchildon, Robert Normand, Ingrid Peignier, Robert Pellerin, Nathalie Perrier, Giulia Piantoni, Érik Poirier, Louis Rivest, Michael Robert-Angers, Annie Royer, Laurent Simon, Laurence Solar-Pelletier, Dalibor Stevanovic, Nasrin Sultana, Ekaterina Turkina, Luc Vinet, Thierry Warin, Majlinda Zhegu and 39 other authors

Innovation and Digital Transformation

Le Québec économique 9 - Chapitre 11 - Science des données, réseaux sociaux et politiques publiques

Benoit Aubert, Nathalie de Marcellis-Warin and Thierry Warin

Innovation, Data Sciences and Digital Transformation


Benoit Aubert and Blaize Horner Reich

CIRANO Projects

Evaluating digital skills in Quebec jobs

Évaluation des compétences numériques dans les emplois au Québec et au Canada - Publié le October 31, 2023

Simon Bourdeau, Benoit Aubert, Thierry Warin

Innovation, Digital Transformation

CIRANO's scientific consulting and support mandate - Implementation of the integrated enterprise risk management process

Benoit Aubert, Nathalie de Marcellis-Warin, Ingrid Peignier

Risk Management

The updating of the company's risk portfolio and the framework that details the procedure for identifying risks in the

Benoit Aubert

Risk Management

Using unstructured data to understand perceptions of facts and their evolution - the example of the immigration discourse

La détermination des agendas de discussion par les médias sociaux - Publié le June 14, 2021

Benoit Aubert, Thierry Warin, Markus Luczak-Roesch

Data Sciences, Innovation, Digital Transformation