Professor Etudo’s research focuses on the application of software to solve various business and social problems -- in particular the propagation of organizational messaging on the Web with a special focus on terrorist organizations. He is researching automated systems for identifying terrorist content on the web and the dark web. An applied researcher, he studies how these techniques can be used to track behavior with an eye toward prevention.
Areas of Expertise (6)
Advanced Database Systems
Online Activity of Terrorists
Internet Dissemination of Ideologies
Virginia Commonwealth University: Ph.D., Information Systems
University of Richmond: B.S.B.A., Economics
2017 The use of eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) to represent financial reports (particularly 10-K and 10-Q filings) is a requirement of all public companies in the United States. The intention of the XBRL mandate is to streamline the financial reporting pipeline by providing full automaticity with respect to the collection, collation and analysis of financial information on the Web. However, the current lack of acceptable XBRL interoperability prevents the realization of the mandate's potential.
2017 Individual investors consistently underperform relevant investment benchmarks. Consequently, a considerable body of literature of fundamental investment strategies targeted towards this audience emerged. Several online platforms provide operationalization of these strategies in the form of stock screeners. However, each platform must use its own interpretation of the strategy as no central knowledge repository exists.
2016 The past decade has witnessed an explosion of the penetration of mobile technology through all strata of society. Mobile technologies including cell phones, tablets, and even some e-readers are used for surfing the web, running apps, reading email, posting to social media, conducting banking transactions, etc. This liberation from desktop and laptop machines and from the requirements of a specific geographic location raises concerns regarding the problems and challenges of maintaining security while traversing cyberspace.
2015 This paper presents a synthesis of the group support systems literature (GSS) with a focus on adaptive structuration theory (AST) and media richness theory (MRT). We analyze 23 papers that use either of these theories in constructing or empirically testing hypotheses and fit these works to a framework for conceptualizing group decision support systems as proposed by Peters . We find that MRT is not robust with respect to empirical analyses, while AST is
2014 In 2008, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) mandated all tier-1 public companies to report their financial statements in eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL). XBRL has the potential to improve the efficiency and accuracy of financial disclosures, and thereby reduce costs. However, semantic heterogeneity across XBRL filings poses a challenge for individual (non-institutional) investors seeking to make inter-firm comparisons using XBRL data.