The download: What's up in the Department of Information Systems

News in IS includes a faculty member's election to chair the IEEE Computer Society’s Technical Committee on Services Computing, the internet of things, a hackathon, a retirement, and rankings.

ISACA sets students apart from the competition

How do job applicants stand out in today’s job market? Scoring an internship helps. Working alongside faculty in a significant research project adds points. A highly regarded certification brings a resume to the top of the pile.

How to succeed in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Although the prospects of massive technological changes ahead may be daunting, business leaders with a global mindset or immigrant mentality are the most likely to prosper.

W. P. Carey’s ‘Moneyball’ approach

Two alums’ apply a page from the Oakland Athletics’ playbook at work and in school.

Fleischer Scholars camp convinced first-generation student to pursue ASU

Oldest of six overcomes struggles to graduate with two degrees.

What motivates people to go above and beyond in knowledge exchange platforms?

New research shows that after receiving a financial incentive for sharing expertise, users offered advice ‐ for free — later on and increased their social ties in the application.

What you may not know about esports that students discovered

How can media companies adapt to competitive video gaming to remain a leading engagement and delivery platform for sports entertainment? Information systems students Joshua Ballard, Jessica Sheldon, William Farmer have the winning answers.

Four takeaways from the first Cognizant digital consulting workshop

The objectives of the two-day, in-person workshop during the first week of April was to reinforce the fundamentals of business analysis and give students an opportunity to meet with and learn from information technology executives.

Information systems and Adidas team up to understand sporting goods customers

Students and faculty who are members of the Actionable Analytics Lab have partnered with the sportswear giant to help it make better, more informed decisions using data.

Winning the AI and analytics talent war

Industry and academic leaders meet to discuss, debate, and present ideas on how to attract, nurture, and retain people with the right artificial intelligence skills, as well as new ways of organizing teams of individuals to leverage the digitization trends.