FOX MIS students (again) swept the 2nd Annual AIS International Competition receiving first, second or third place in the categories they entered. The competition was held as part of the 2013 Walmart IT Summit and AIS Student Chapter Conference, Bentonville, Arkansas, April 18-20, 2013. Read more… … [More...]
The Thirteenth Annual FOX IT awards on April 16, 2013 honored the following students, faculty and staff.
MIS STUDENT LEADERSHIP AWARDGiven annually to a student who has made a significant contribution to the students and extended community of the MIS department.Ryan Oliveira
MIS STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT AWARDGiven to graduating MIS students for academic excellence.Iris KapoElias Hessler
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With 50 letters of support from students and faculty, Fox School of Business Associate Professor of Management Information Systems (MIS) David Schuff was selected for this year’s Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Foundation Award for Distinguished Teaching from Temple University.
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Professors Youngjin Yoo, Sunil Wattal, Bin Zhang, and Temple Biology Professor Rob Kulathinal were awarded a $275,000 NSF grant to study organizational genetics. This is the third NSF grant the researchers have received, since a grant from French research foundation CIGREF. In total, the research has received about $675,000 in grant funding. The organizational genetics project is titled “The … [More...]
The Management Information Systems department is pleased to announce a new Business Analytics Minor in collaboration with the Fox School’s Department of Statistics. The coursework exposes students to hands-on, cutting edge tools and techniques in predictive modeling, forecasting, association mining, cluster analysis, decision trees, unstructured “big” data, sentiment analysis, and … [More...]
The research output of the Fox School of Business’ Management Information Systems (MIS) Department has been ranked No. 1 in the world in the 2012 update of the Association for Information Systems (AIS) publications survey. The department was ranked first for the period 2009-12, maintaining the leading position it has held for three years.
The analysis also ranked Professor Paul A. Pavlou, … [More...]
port•fo•li•o (pôrt-fo¹lê-o´, port-) noun – The collection of materials which are representative of a person’s work: a photographer’s portfolio; an artist’s portfolio of drawings.
As an entry-level IT professional, what is in your portfolio? Besides your transcript and your diploma, what do you have to show to employers that you are going to be a successful IT … [More...]
The third major revision of the MIS Community site has been finalized and deployed. The theme of this version is an intense focus on realizing the ‘community’ people-centric vision:
The home page layout is logically organized around News (on the left), In-depth content (middle), and Community (the sidebar on the right). This design metaphor is applied everywhere. For example, the BBA … [More...]
Professor Youngjin Yoo is the principal investigator on a grant from the Knight Foundation to expand Urban Apps and Maps Studio. Over the next three summers, 300 high school and college-age students will take part in a six-week program at Temple’s Urban Apps and Maps Studios, learning the basics of digital design and business skills. About a dozen will then become year-round community fellows … [More...]
The Fox School’s Department of Management Information Systems hosted the second annual Management Information Systems (MIS) Academic Leadership Conference (MALC 2012) from Nov. 1-3 at Alter Hall.
Academic leaders of MIS departments across the world were invited to network and learn from others facing similar responsibilities and challenges. The format was small and highly interactive, with 70 … [More...]
The Association for Information Systems, and the AIS Student Chapters Awards Committee, has once again awarded Temple AIS with the Outstanding Chapter Award for the 2011/2012 academic year. This is the third consecutive year that Temple AIS has received this award from AIS, out of 75 AIS student chapters in North America and around the world.
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100% of the students who graduated the Fox School’s Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Major in Management Information Systems (MIS) in Spring 2012 have been placed in excellent jobs!
46% accepted jobs with titles that include analyst, consultant, or leadership
79% had a GPA above 3.0
$52,735 average salary, $55,000 median
Comcast, Deloitte, JP Morgan Chase, and Vanguard hired more … [More...]
What better place for a career fair to go high-tech than one for IT-centric students?
Temple’s Fox School of Business hosted its first IT Career Fair on Wednesday and, in another first, business students with majors and minors related to information systems carried business cards with QR codes for recruiters, who were equipped with iPads to scan the codes and access students’ … [More...]
Angelika Dimoka, Paul Pavlou and Vinod Venkatraman received a $350,000 grant from the Advertising Research Foundation (ARF) to investigate the marketing success of TV advertising. The Center for Neural Decision Making (CNDM) will establish a model to predict the success of TV advertising by evaluating multiple TV ads with multiple neurophysiological tools. Participating firms include major … [More...]
The Master of Science in Information Technology Auditing and Cyber-Security (ITACS) at the Fox School of Business is aligned with the curriculum set forth by ISACA, the international governing organization for IT assurance that designs and awards the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) certification.
Officially aligning with the organization responsible for the CISA designation is … [More...]
The Fox School of Business undergraduate program in Management Information Systems again ranked among the nation’s best, according to U.S. News Media Group’s 2013 edition of Best Colleges. The Fox School’s Management Information Systems (MIS) program climbed one spot to No. 17 in the country. Overall, the Fox School’s undergraduate business program is ranked 56th in the nation.
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The Institute for Business and Information Technology (IBIT) announces the Fox IT Career Fair on October 10, 2012, 11am-3pm, Alter Hall. Interact with top employers who are specifically interested in recruiting Fox MIS, ITACS, ITM, Digital Marketing, and ITIE students (majors and minors, grad and undergrad).
Employers from GSK, Lockheed Martin, AstraZeneca, Cigna, ARAMARK, Deloitte, Dow, … [More...]
It’s true. I’m proud of the work I accomplished this semester, and I’d like to share it with you! The following are presentations that I created for MIS5001 (the course for which this blog was built) and an Industry Competitive Analysis course offered by the Strategic Management department. Want to discuss more about the topics and companies referred to in these presentations? … [More...]
In adding to the Apple, Amazon and Google discussion, the success of Apple and their innovation cannot be argued but I think a great deal of uncertainty remains in their future. Apple must stay ahead of the field in their innovation and with the reported secrecy within the organization, endorsed by Steve Jobs, it remains to be seen whether that innovation can be sustained with the loss of Jobs and … [More...]
What does information technology look like globally?
In the 1600s, information was restricted due to high transportation costs and high governmental barriers and political influence, so citizens had little knowledge about cultures, locations and things outside of one’s own country. Those with power held the most access to information (i.e. Scientists worked for sponsors with deep pockets, or … [More...]