Technology nurtures father-daughter bond

Many fathers and daughters share a love of sports, music and dancing, or the outdoors. John Rome and his daughter Annie first connected while sitting shoulder to shoulder in front of the computer. Technology was their language. They shared laughs over Excel and made memories while building servers.

PhD students present first-year research papers that explore everyday things

A year of research and hard work has culminated with first-year research paper presentations for three PhD students in the W. P. Carey Department of Information Systems. The research reports provide an in-depth look at everyday items and how they’ve significantly affected people, businesses, and processes.

Varied skills set senior up for presidency

Vi TranLe is a woman of many talents. She manages a band, plans weddings, develops apps and is an information technology whiz. All of these skills, she said, have similar traits — they all require execution of a well-thought-out plan.

An IS degree means more than going to class

There’s a quote that says, “Success comes before you reach your goal, for it is as simple as taking a step in the right direction.” While the 2016-2017 academic year has just begun, it is off to a successful start.

Management Information Systems moves up to No. 17

The 2016-2017 academic year is off to a successful start, as the W. P. Carey School of Business undergraduate Computer Information Systems program ranked No. 17 in the latest rankings of the U.S. News & World Report. ASU also continues to be ranked the No. 1 innovative university in the nation.

Kicking off a new year

Before launching into a new academic year, we took time out this week to gather the faculty — 32 strong — for a group portrait. They are as excited as the students to get back to class! But before we leave summer behind, read about our capstone projects

Finishing touch: Capstone projects

The capstone project is the crowning moment of our degree programs. Students work in teams to apply the knowledge and skills learned in virtually all of their classes to a project in a real business. Companies partner with us to help prepare students to be effective in their careers, while at the same time gleaning get fresh perspectives on current issues.

Awards top the news from the Department of Information Systems

Good news arrived in waves recently as the Department learned that its student organization won national honors, and that former Chairman Michael Goul had received a major award from an engineering association. Read further to meet a new staff member who plays a key role for students and recruiters

Middle schoolers learn the secret to business success

Rylee Green didn’t know about the many opportunities in information management when she was in middle school, but wished she did, so she could have gotten an early start. Now a senior computer information systems major, Green and others from DISC (the Department of Information Systems Club) hosted 86 middle school students from the Laveen …