Sharkey Consulting has worked with clients on a diverse range of ecommerce projects leveraging our relationships with graphic design, programming, hosting and payment companies. We also retain a number of experts in specialised fields such as database scaling and performance, ecommerce payments systems and application programming to advise on projects where such knowledge and guidance is required.
Dr. Ultan Sharkey is an Ecommerce Consultant specialising in online retail shopping. Ultan has worked with corporate information systems at international level and has developed a number of corporate web strategies and presences, integrating search engine optimisation, web-based sales lead generation including lead tracking, email marketing campaigns, integration and configuration of Learning Management Systems, Photo display, Forums, Blogs, Document Management, Content Management, Ecommerce systems and Web Payment systems. He has led teams from a managerial perspective and as technical lead. He has experience with server environments for user administration; email systems, PBX and remote access. He has experience with Customer Relationship Management; Content Management; Blogging; Forum; Photo gallery; Decision Support and Ecommerce systems.
See our research section for more information about publications and online shopping studies.He is also an adjunct lecturer in Business Information Systems at the J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland. His research interests include decision support systems for electronic commerce, psychology of decision processes, experiential aspects of information systems and open-source information systems. His primary degree, Bachelor of Business and Legal Studies was granted from the National University of Ireland, University College Dublin. His master’s degree, Master of Business Studies (Electronic Commerce) was granted from the National University of Ireland, Galway. He was awarded a doctorate in Business Information Systems by the National University of Ireland, Galway for research on the optimisation of product presentation for decision making and flow experiences in online shopping systems. His work has been published in the European Conference on Information Systems, the Bled eConference on Information Systems, the IFIP WG 8.3 International Conference on Decision Support Systems and the International Journal of E-business research among others.