Faculty

As the year comes to an end, we recognize computer information systems professionals, professors, and students for their success in business, contributions to others, and hard work.

In the high-tech sector, the hunt for startup companies to purchase is intense. The challenge is how to find these new businesses. To help make finding these startups easier and give analysts a competitive edge, a W. P. Carey professor developed a data-mining tool.

What works best when you’re constructing an online referral program to attract new customers? One thing to watch is fairness, says Professor of Information Systems Yili (Kevin) Hong. According to him, equity is of particular importance when constructing online referral systems that give customers a chance to make referrals to folks they don’t know well.

The Department of Information Systems introduces two new initiatives to solve real-world problems and address questions of strategic importance to the digital society.

New research by Assistant Professor of Information Systems Yili Hong and his co-authors found certain interventions influence an individual to contribute an online review.