Will RFID completely change retailing and distribution?

October 20, 20047:30 to 10:00 AMFox/Gittis FoyerLiacouras CenterTemple University Main Campus The rapid rate of adoption of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags is challenging the retail and distribution processes of many firms. RFID tags are tiny radio transmitters with read/write memory capability that could replace traditional barcode technology to automatically identify and track shipments and […]

Has Customer Relationship Management lived up to its expectations?

March 31, 20047:30 to 10:00 AMFox/Gittis FoyerLiacouras CenterTemple University Main Campus Customer Relationship Management (CRM) has become an umbrella term for the practice of formally planning for and technology enabling the relationship with our customer. CRM is a technology and a concept to change the marketing, distribution, pricing, and features that are offered to customers. […]

Is Outsourcing a viable long-term business strategy?

February 4, 20047:30 to 10:00 AMFox/Gittis FoyerLiacouras CenterTemple University Main Campus There is no technology topic that is currently more visible to the collective communities of technologists, business executives and even the general public than the subject of Outsourcing. From its origin as a management efficiency practice for controlling IT costs and focusing upon core […]

Will Business Intelligence systems provide new insights on the organization, customers, and competitors?

November 19, 20037:30 to 10:00 AMFox/Gittis FoyerLiacouras CenterTemple University Main Campus Business Intelligence (BI) can provide managers with actionable knowledge about the firm, its customers, and competitors. Analysis of data from a BI can lead to competitive advantage, new sources for revenue, and cost savings via opportunities for new products, mergers, demand forecasting, key performance […]

Are Web-based Services a Realistic Option for Adoption Today?

September 24, 20037:30 to 10:00 AMFox/Gittis FoyerLiacouras CenterTemple University Main Campus Web based services can potentially provide the answer to the problem of integrating different systems. The benefits of web-based services include the ability to integrate best of breed applications, speed, cost, incremental implementation, a more open architecture, and the ability to have newer distributed […]

Security: What is real and truly important in securing the enterprise?

April 03, 20037:30 to 10:00 AMFox/Gittis FoyerLiacouras CenterTemple University Main Campus After 9/11 security has become an important topic in industry and government. IT security already under pressure from the threat of viruses and hackers has become even more complex and important. There continue to be major misconceptions about what is feasible, practical, and important. […]

Enterprise Integration: A realistic objective or a myth?

February 12, 20037:30 to 10:00 AMFox/Gittis FoyerLiacouras CenterTemple University Main Campus The goal is to focus on the difficulties and promises of integrating applications across the enterprise. In the 70’s and 80’s companies started on major integration projects so that their disparate applications such as accounts receivable and accounts payable would be integrated together. In […]

eHealthcare: The Successes, Failures, and Potential for an IT Enabled Healthcare System

November 20, 20027:30 to 10:00 AMFox/Gittis FoyerLiacouras CenterTemple University Main Campus In conjunction with the Center for Healthcare Management and Research The goal is to focus on how information technology is changing the organization of the healthcare industry. It is transforming the relationships between purchasers, plans, patients, providers, and manufacturers. The vision of a seamless, […]

Going Mobile and Wireless: They Have Built It But Will Anybody Come?

October 15, 20027:30 to 10:00 AMFox/Gittis FoyerLiacouras CenterTemple University Main Campus The goal is to discuss the variety of mobile and wireless applications that are available and to help the audience understand the hype and reality of “M-Commerce”. We would like to understand what are the newest applications and why the ones that have already […]

Creative Human Resources Solutions for Information Technology

April 24, 20027:30 to 10:00 AMFox/Gittis FoyerLiacouras CenterTemple University Main Campus Our panelists will discuss what organizations today are doing to attract, retain and motivate the best people, how Human Resources can align the individual goals of employees with corporate strategies, how Human Resources strategies and solutions can benefit the company’s bottom line and how […]

Security and Protection for the Enterprise

March 6, 20027:30 to 10:00 AMFox/Gittis FoyerLiacouras CenterTemple University Main Campus Our panelists will discuss which systems are at risk in organizations, how they can be compromised, how to reduce those risks, and factors at play in balancing security and user considerations. Panelists Mark Townsend, Director of Systems Engineering, Enterasys Barbara Chung, Security Initiatives Lead, […]

Financial eBusiness: Beyond Online Banking

November 28, 2001 More and more financial and banking services have moved from the traditional brick-and-mortar instituions to cyberspace. One can now do checking, pay bills, get a loan, or buy and sell stock online. As these online services become available, what challenges do the banking and financial institutions face in attracting and maintaining customers? […]

Technology Engines of the Digital Economy

September 20, 2001 Find out more about the latest technological advances and how they are helping companies meet their business objectives at our first breakfast event of the Fall season. “Technology Engines of the Digital Economy” features a panel of practitioners from the technology provider side as well as the technology user side. Panelists Chris […]

eBusiness Across Borders

April 05, 2001 The new economy is creating more opportunities for companies across borders. Our panelists outlined the steps organizations need to consider when contemplating entry into overseas’ markets. Panelists Peg Weschke, Managing Principal, Global e-Markets System Delivery, IBM Elizabeth Brady, Senior Manager, Global Development, Monster.com Tim Colbeck, Director of eBusiness, Subaru Deirdre Teague, VP […]

Customer Loyalty and the Web

January 01, 2001 An in-depth discussion on the programs online organizations have employed to boost customer retention. Panelists Terry Nelson, E-Commerce Marketing Manager, Land’s End Justin Shaw, VP and General Manager, biztravel.com Mary Rider, Marketing and Media Manager, 1-800-flowers.com Bob Kotowski, Webmaster, KYW NewsRadio

Clicking onto the Future

October 11, 2000 An intriguing overview of the online book selling industry from experts in the field, and a discussion of the buzz surrounding the future of online advertising. Panelists Jose Pariente, VP Logistics, Barnes & Noble.com Patrick Keane, Director & Senior Analyst, Jupiter Communications