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Todd Little

Department Chair of Computer Science, Director of Management Information Systems and Associate Professor of Computer Science
Todd Little brings expertise in information systems, systems analysis, and knowledge management to lead the Management Information Systems curriculum in the Department of Computer Science and Simpson College.



Todd Little serves as an assistant professor and academic advisor for students pursuing their degree in Management Information Systems. He has been a member of the Simpson College community since 1998 and has taught courses in traditional and online formats. 

He has presented research at conferences including the Americas Conference of Information Systems (AMCIS), Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences (HICSS), Business Process Systems at the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), and the Midwest Association for Information Systems (MWAIS). His research has been published in the Journal of Knowledge Management and has reviewed articles for journals such as Information Systems Frontier and Information Systems Management.


  • Management Information Systems
  • Knowledge Management
  • Project Management
  • System Analysis & Design


  • 2016 Excellence in Adult Education Award
  • 2021 Excellence in Adult Education Award


  • D.Sc. in Information Systems, Dakota State University, 2013
  • Dissertation: Understanding Knowledge Creation in the Context of Knowledge-Intensive Business Processes
  • M.S. in Information Systems, Dakota state University, 2009
  • M.A.E in Post-Secondary Student Affairs, University of Northern Iowa, 1996
  • B.A. in English, University of Northern Iowa, 1993


  • Little, T. and Deokar, A. (2016). “Knowledge creation in the context of knowledge-intensive business processes,” Journal of Knowledge Management, 20(5). 858-879.
  • Little, T. (2016). “A Foundational Perspective on Core Competency Requirements for Project Management Initiatives.” MWAIS 2016 Proceedings.
  • Little, T. and Deokar, A. (2012). “Knowledge creation in the context of knowledge-intensive business processes.” SIGBPS Workshop on Business Processes and Services, Orlando, Florida.
  • Little, T. and Deokar, A. (2011). “Role of Knowledge Asset Indicators in Understanding Knowledge-Intensive Processes.” AMCIS 2011 Proceedings.
  • Little, T. (2011). “The Role of Organization Culture, Leadership, and Infrastructure in Knowledge Creation.” MWAIS 2011 Proceedings.