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.
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
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.
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.
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.