Jamie Caine

Jamie Caine FHEA, PGCE, BSc (Hons)

Senior Lecturer in Information Systems


Jamie is a thought leader and one of the leading contemporary researchers for the subject of strategy and strategy adoption. From market analysis, design, development, implementation and continuous improvement of the strategy; he masters the entire strategy lifecycle in both theory and practice. He was one of the driving forces behind describing the strategy lifecycle now used by organisations and in academia.

Jamie is Course Leader for IT with Business studies. On bachelor and masters level his teaching includes information systems, business architecture and strategy transformation.


Jamie Caine’s Current research focuses on the need to integrate strategy artefacts, enabling organisations to transition from strategy design to strategy execution. In the Global University Alliance, which consist of professors and researchers across the globe, he heads up the strategy relevant research topics across several areas. Including but not limited to: Enterprise/Business Ontology, Enterprise GPS, Enterprise Architecture and Value Modelling.

In industry, he is on the Advisory Board of the enterprise standard body LEADing Practice. He is the co-author of the Strategy Lifecycle approach and requirements to a Strategy Ontology which are now part of their standards reference content. He also leads the development and roll out of the various Strategy Standards and the Strategy Reference Content. The concepts are used by thousands of organisations around the world.

In his spare time, Jamie continues to lead on community development initiatives. Over the past 10 years he has made significant contribution towards disadvantaged communities in Sheffield, UK. Currently, he is the Group Scout Leader at 298 Sheffield which enables him to proactively develop communities and enhance the citizenship, social and leadership prospects in young people. He is currently working on his PhD and enjoys travelling with his wonderful family.

To view further details about Jamie’s experience please visit his LinkedIn profile here.

Enterprise Architecture & Systems
Big Data
Mobile Technology
Community Development


Department of Computing

College of Business, Technology and Engineering

Business Architecture Expert
Information Systems

IT Infrastructure and Emerging Technologies
Strategy, Transformation and Organisational Dynamics


Key Publications

Caine, J., & von Rosing, M. (2020). The Need and Requirements to a Strategy Ontology. CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 70-77. http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-2574/short7.pdf

Caine, J., & von Rosing, M. (2018). Introducing the strategy lifecycle: using ontology and semiotics to interlink strategy design to strategy execution. In Liu, K., Nakata, K., Li, W., & Baranauskas, C. (Eds.) Digitalisation, innovation, and transformation :18th IFIP WG 8.1 International Conference on Informatics and Semiotics in Organisations, ICISO 2018, Reading, UK, July 16-18, 2018, Proceedings, (pp. 136-144). Cham: Springer: http://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-94541-5_14

Journal articles

Caine, J., Gilroy, J., Greaves, M., & Madriaga, M. (2021). Principles of Success: Facilitating Sustainable Transformation through a Progressive Relational Pedagogy. Social Policy and Society. http://doi.org/10.1017/S1474746421000658

Conference papers

Caine, J. (2023). Advancing strategy ontology. In Polovina, R., Polovina, S., & Kemp, N. (Eds.) Measuring Ontologies for Value Enhancement: Aligning Computing Productivity with Human Creativity for Societal Adaptation International Workshop, Virtual, 17 October 2020 - 18 October 2020 (pp. 114-167). Springer: http://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-22228-3_7

Caine, J., & Polovina, S. (2018). From Enterprise Concepts to Formal Concepts : A University Case Study. In Croitoru, M., Marquis, P., Rudolph, S., & Stapleton, G. (Eds.) Graph Structures for Knowledge Representation and Reasoning : 5th International Workshop, GKR 2017, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, August 21, 2017, Revised Selected Papers, (pp. 84-98). Springer: http://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-78102-0

Book chapters

Caine, J., Davies, J., & Williams, B.T. (2017). Game 2 Engage: Using iPads to Mediate and Develop Social Relationships in College Learning. In Burnett, C., Merchant, G., Simpson, A., & Walsh, M. (Eds.) The Case of the iPad : Mobile Literacies in Education. (pp. 143-158). Springer: http://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-4364-2_9


Caine, J., & Rosing, P.M.V. (2020). Outperformer Study: The Largest Study Around Strategy and Strategy Execution. Presented at: Learn from the Leaders Industry Conference, Bruxelles

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