For this year’s MIS Case Competition, students were tasked with analyzing the financial performance data for a fictional toy manufacturer and identifying cost saving and operational efficiency.Continue Reading
Data Analytics: The Newest Tool of Aquaponic Agriculture
iGrow News – Colleges across the country are looking for creative ways to give students hands-on, real-world experience using technology to solve problems. It makes sense: Proficiency in this area is one of the most in-demand skills in the workforce.
Jonathan Moore, academic director of the management information systems program at the University of Connecticut, developed a program that teaches data analytics and, in a unique twist, lets students hone their skills by helping fellow students.
2019 School of Business Hall of Fame Student Fellows
An undergraduate who wants to use data analytics to decrease modern-day slavery, a student who worked at a start-up that is trying a new approach to cancer treatment, and a doctoral student studying conflict in the workplace were among the student fellows inducted in the School of Business’ Hall of Fame.Continue Reading
Hannah Bonitz ’19: Applying Analytics For Social Good
For her senior honors thesis, Hannah Bonitz is working to create a platform that would help law enforcement and other agencies to coordinate efforts to combat modern-day slavery. Continue Reading
Now in session, Splunk for IIoT at UConn
Silicon Angle – If anybody wants a good job in technology these days, they’re going to have to get familiar with data analytics. Heck, a lot of jobs outside of tech are starting to demand some data literacy. Savvy schools are helping students pregame for the job hunt with courses that teach hands-on data analytics.
Accelerated Masters’ Degrees
School of Business Offers New 4+1 Bachelor/Master Degree Options in Financial Risk Management, Business Analytics
The School of Business will soon offer two accelerated programs that will allow students to earn both their undergraduate and graduate degrees in five years. Continue Reading
OPIM Innovate Allows Immersion in Emerging Tech
With a virtual reality headset on, junior Carina Zamudio spent part of a Friday afternoon trying to slay villains who were intent on breaching the security around a virtual castle. Continue Reading
Op-Ed: How Privacy Concerns Drive Website Business Models
UConn Today– As is evident with the current Facebook crisis, third parties pose a significant potential privacy risk to visitors. But Facebook is not the only website using them. The convenience of easy sign-ins with Google or Twitter accounts also results in immediate identification with third parties.
Student-Athlete Strong: Tosin Adeniyi
UConn Today – UConn’s student-athletes are often lauded for their on-field achievements, but there’s an equally important – often unseen – dimension to the student-athlete.
Tosin Adeniyi ’18 (BUS)
Hometown and high school: Springfield, Illinois; Chatham-Glenwood High School
Sport: Women’s Volleyball, middle blocker
Area of study: Management Information Systems
Anticipated graduation: May 2018
On Friday November 10, the Operations and Information Management (OPIM) department held a workshop on Blockchain. In his third workshop of the semester, adjunct professor Stephen Fitzgerald, a UConn alumnus and Management Information Systems (MIS) graduate, was faced with the difficult task of explaining the intricacies of Blockchain in a ninety minute time frame.