Management Information Systems
By: Kyra Mazurek | May 3rd, 2013 | no comments
During any studio day of management information systems (MIS) Assistant Professor Mart Doyle’s Lead Global Digital Projects course, he is only found at the front of the classroom for the first five minutes of class. After that, students are at the head of the classroom presenting work and taking critiques from their peers, much like would happen in an art or design studio.… Continue Reading
By: Staff report | April 11th, 2013 | no comments
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.
“Dr. Schuff is perpetually curious and engaged in the field,” said Associate Professor and MIS Chair Munir Mandviwalla. “Over the years he has gone out of his way to learn new ideas and toolsets for the express purpose of improving the curriculum.”
Recently, Schuff has mastered data tools such as MySQL and SAS Enterprise Miner and then created original teaching materials for first-of-their-kind undergraduate and graduate courses in analytics.… Continue Reading
By: Brandon Lausch | September 13th, 2012 | no comments
Three Fox School of Business undergraduate programs – Risk Management and Insurance, International Business, and Management Information Systems – again rank among the nation’s best, according to U.S. News Media Group’s 2013 edition of Best Colleges.
The Fox School’s Risk Management and Insurance program ranks No. 6 while Fox’s International Business program is No. 9, positions each program also held last year.… Continue Reading
By: Brandon Lausch | March 6th, 2012 | no comments
Media Contact: Michelle Syen, AIS communications director, email, 404-760-4240
The Association for Information Systems (AIS) is collaborating with the Institute for Business and Information Technology (IBIT) at Temple University’s Fox School of Business on an annual job index for the field of information systems. This report, which will include pay scales and career prospect information, is intended to become the first reliable indicator of the growth of the discipline and profession.… Continue Reading
By: Staff Writer | February 22nd, 2012 | no comments
Dr. Paul A. Pavlou of the Fox School of Business Management Information Systems (MIS) Department is ranked as the top MIS researcher in the world for 2011, according to an analysis of top academic journals in the field.
The ranking was generated through a database of the Association for Information Systems (AIS), the premier global organization for academics specializing in MIS, and based on an analysis of publications in the top two journals in the field – MIS Quarterly and Information Systems Research – with impact factors of 5.04 and 3.36, respectively.
Pavlou is an associate professor of MIS, a Stauffer Senior Research Fellow, and director of Fox’s PhD Program in Business Administration.… Continue Reading
By: Michele Aweeky | November 22nd, 2011 | no comments
The Association of Information Systems (AIS), the premier global organization for academics specializing in information systems, has named the Fox School’s AIS student professional organization a 2011 Outstanding Chapter.
Fox Management Information Systems (MIS) students lead the group to promote the study and practice of MIS. This is the second time AIS has been recognized as an Outstanding Chapter, receiving the award for the first time last year.… Continue Reading
By: Christine Fisher | November 2nd, 2011 | no comments
More than 100 students, faculty and senior administrators gathered in October for the Fox School of Business PhD Program’s first school-wide Awards Competition for research.
Twelve students presented their work in one of four categories – completed dissertation, dissertation proposal, second-year research paper and first-year research proposal. In each category, students competed for monetary awards and recognition during the Fox School Research Roundtable awards ceremony.… Continue Reading
By: Staff Writer | October 25th, 2011 | no comments
By combining three wireless projectors with a complete wall covered with projector paint, large whiteboards, and easily movable furniture, Fox’s Management Information Systems (MIS) Department transformed Speakman Hall Room 200 into a high-tech meeting and events space. “We wanted to push the frontier of integrating technology, space and meetings,” said MIS Chair Munir Mandviwalla. “The requirements of flexibility, multipurpose, mobile and so on all came from that vision.”
By: Christine Fisher | September 21st, 2011 | no comments
As top advisory groups warn that the United States must improve cyber intelligence systems, the Fox School of Business is preparing to launch a new Master of Science in Information Technology Auditing and Cyber-Security (ITACS) that will prepare students for a range of career options and produce graduates who can assess, manage and control IT risks.
The Intelligence and National Security Alliance recently warned that the U.S.… Continue Reading