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May 2019

Adding Value through Research: Solving Problems and Answering Questions

May 16 @ 9:45 am - 10:30 am
Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld®, 6677 Sea Harbor Dr
Orlando, FL 32821 United States
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Relevance and impact of business school research is disappointing. Less than half of academic articles published are ever cited and less than 5% of business research is funded by corporations. Professors get release time from teaching to conduct research which is unfortunately too often funded by taxpayers, tuition, and university endowments. In this provocative session, Wetherbe will discuss how to connect research to business, the field of information systems and improve the economics and value of business school research. Dr.…

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Developing and Governing Cross-Industry Blockchains for Regulatory Compliance: Lessons from Project Maison

May 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld®, 6677 Sea Harbor Dr
Orlando, FL 32821 United States
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Description to come Dr. Daniel Gozman BSc (Hons), MSc, PG Cert, FHEA, PhD, Senior Lecturer, University of Sydney Business School Dr. Daniel Gozman BSc, MSc, PG Cert HE, FHEA, PhD is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Sydney Business School and an Honorary Fellow at Henley Business School (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA) at the University of Reading. Daniel received his PhD from the London School of Economics. He holds a first-class honors degree in Computer Science and an MSc with…

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How CIO’s are Successful in a New Role and Avoid Derailment

May 16 @ 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm
Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld®, 6677 Sea Harbor Dr
Orlando, FL 32821 United States
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Being successful in a new appointment requires far more than the first 90-100 days.  This session explores the dynamics of CIO transitions from the viewpoint of both CIOs and non-IT executives.  You will learn the taking charge model developed from research as well as the ways to avoid derailment as described by CxOs and CIOs alike. Dr. Anthony Gerth, Clinical Professor of Information Systems Information Technology and Decision Sciences, G. Brint Ryan College of Business, University of North Texas Dr.…

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Changing the Rules of the Game: Finding Talent through Online Gaming

May 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld®, 6677 Sea Harbor Dr
Orlando, FL 32821 United States
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As children we learned that “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy”. In this session, learn how Jack’s or Jacqueline’s playing of online games can be useful for you as an manager. Find out how the activities that workers engage in outside of work can be useful in developing or signaling skills needed within an organization. Leave with ideas on changes you can make within your hiring and talent development process to use online gaming or other…

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IT Crowdsourcing as a Means of Increasing the Participation of Under Representing Groups in the Digital Workforce

May 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld®, 6677 Sea Harbor Dr
Orlando, FL 32821 United States
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Description to come Dr. K. D. Joshi, Professor and Department Chair of Management, Information Systems, & Entrepreneurship Dr. K. D. Joshi is the Philip L. Kays Distinguished Professor of Information Systems and Chair of the Department of Management, Information Systems and Entrepreneurship at Washington State University. She received her Master of Science in Engineering from the University of Michigan and received her Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration (Decision Sciences and Information Systems) from the University of Kentucky. Dr. Joshi’s…

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Roundtable Sessions on Directions for Future Practice-Based Research

May 17 @ 1:45 pm - 2:30 pm
Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld®, 6677 Sea Harbor Dr
Orlando, FL 32821 United States
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Description to Come Big Data: Rashmi Jain, Montclair State University Risk: Michelle Kaarst-Brown, Syracuse University Cybersecurity: Keri Perlson, MIT Curriculum: Heiki Topi, Bentley College Enterprise Architecture: Jim Knight, SIM IT Workforce: Mary Sumner, Southern Illinois University  

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