About Opal Donaldson
Opal Donaldson is a Lecturer at the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTECH) where she teaches Computer Science and Information Technology courses. She obtained her B.Sc. and Masters from UTECH in Computer Science and Information Technology and Information Systems respectively. She is currently a PhD Candidate in the Information Systems programme at the University of the West Indies where her focus of study is concentrated on Social Networking Services for the mobile space. In 2008 she was a nominee for the prime minister youth award for academic excellence. In 2011 she won the ICT Young Researchers Competition which was sponsored by the IDRC and Mona School of Business. Ms. Donaldson has several international publications in the field of Information System. Her research interest includes: Mobile Computing, Design Science, Information System Usage continuance and Social networking.