Scholastic joins IBIT

Scholastic Corporation, which was founded in 1920 just outside of Pittsburgh, PA, is the newest member of the Fox School’s Institute for Business and Information Technology (IBIT).  A multinational publishing, education, and media company, Scholastic reported revenue of $672.8 million in 2016, and employs ~ 10,000 people. Satbir Bedi, Chief Technology Officer and a Temple alum, […]

IBIT Hosts All-Star Panel on Cyber-Security and International Policy

Last month, Fox School’s Institute for Business and Information Technology (IBIT) welcomed some of the world’s foremost cyber-security experts for an engaging panel on cyber-security’s role in policies and happenings in the country and the world. IBIT, which is known for integrating cutting-edge industry perspectives with academic research, brought in renowned international attorney Sean Kanuck, […]

Tech leaders Bradshaw, Moore, and Bedi honored at Seventeenth Annual Fox IT awards

Temple University’s Fox School of Business will honor three top technology leaders at its 17th annual Information Technology Awards. This premier event, held April 4 at Temple’s Mitten Hall, is organized for Greater Philadelphia’s technology community by the Fox School’s nationally ranked Department of Management Information Systems (MIS) and Temple’s Institute for Business and Information Technology (IBIT). This year, Michael Bradshaw, Ned […]

Executives Paul Amorello and Todd Sprinkle join Fox IT Advisory Board

Information technology executives Paul Amorello from Campbell Soup Company and Todd Sprinkle from QVC, Inc., have joined the Fox IT Advisory Board. Amorello serves as Vice President of Global IT Services and Chief Information Officer of Campbell Soup Company. Sprinkle serves as Chief Information Officer of QVC, Inc. Composed of IT industry leaders, the Fox IT Advisory […]

IBIT creates new initiative to engage smaller companies

The Institute for Business and Information Technology (IBIT) at Temple University’s Fox School of Business has launched a new initiative to engage small and innovative companies. Arcweb Technologies and DecisivEdge, LLC, have been invited as the introductory members of IBIT’s Small Company Membership Program. The new program aims to engage smaller firms with current members […]

Building a Safer Infrastructure: The Role of Cyber-Security Policies and Processes

The Institute for Business and Information Technology is pleased to welcome Angela McKay, from Microsoft, International Attorney Sean Kanuck, and Duncan Hollis, from Temple University’s School of Law, for a panel discussion on cyber-security on April 6th, 2017.  The discussion will focus on how  cyber-security professionals must manage federal and state regulations, information sharing, public-private […]

Winners Announced for 4th Annual Temple Analytics Challenge

The Institute for Business and Information Technology is proud to announce the winners of The 4th Annual Temple University Alexion Analytics Challenge. The competition, which was open to all Temple University students and featured problems and data sets from Alexion, AmerisourceBergen, and Merck, culminated on November 16th with final student presentations and an awards ceremony. Students won prizes of $500-$2,500 […]

Michael Bradshaw, EVP & CIO of NBCUniversal, appointed Executive In Residence

Temple University’s Institute for Business and Information Technology (IBIT) has appointed Michael Bradshaw, NBCUniversal Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer, as its newest Executive in Residence. The IBIT Executive in Residence program facilitates interaction between industry leaders and the faculty and students of Temple University’s Fox School of Business. In his role as IBIT […]

2nd Annual National Cyber Analyst Challenge results in 10 finalists and adds a conference

Ten university finalists were selected for the 2016 National Cyber Analyst Challenge (NCAC), a competition that supports top students currently pursuing cyber-related degrees in the nation’s leading programs. Powered by Leidos and administered by Temple University’s Institute for Business and Information Technology (IBIT), the competition sent 10 teams to Phase 2 advanced cyber training and the […]

The 4th Annual Temple University Alexion Analytics Challenge

The Institute for Business and Information Technology announces The 4th Annual Temple University Alexion Analytics Challenge. The competition opens on October 1st, 2016 with the judging and awards presentation on November 16, 2016. The challenge is open to all Temple University students and features problems and data sets from Alexion, AmerisourceBergen, and Merck. Students can win prizes of […]

Threats and Opportunities in Geographic Information Systems

The Institute for Business and Information Technology (IBIT) is pleased to announce the release of The IBIT Report – Threats and Opportunities in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), by David Lanter, Temple University.

Job placement, salaries for Information Systems majors exceed national averages for college grads

The Institute for Business and Information Technology is pleased to announce the release of the Association for Information Systems (AIS) – Temple University Fox School Information Systems Job Index. Published and released in June 2016, the second installment of the IS Job Index culls the responses of nearly 1,700 IS graduates of the Class of […]

Tech leaders Dillman, Moore, and Brennan honored at Sixteenth Annual Fox IT awards

Temple University’s Fox School of Business will honor three top technology leaders Tuesday, April 12 at its 16th annual Information Technology Awards. This premier event is organized for Greater Philadelphia’s technology community by the nationally ranked Department of Management Information Systems (MIS) and the Institute for Business and Information Technology (IBIT). This year, Linda Dillman […]

Implementing Board Oversight of Cybersecurity

The Institute for Business and Information Technology (IBIT) is pleased to announce the release of The IBIT Report – Implementing Board Oversight of Cybersecurity by Rich Flanagan and Janet Yeomans, Temple University.

Dale Danilewitz AmerisourceBergen’s CIO is appointed Executive In Residence

AmerisourceBergen Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer Dale Danilewitz has been appointed IBIT’s newest Executive in Residence. The IBIT Executive in Residence program facilitates interaction between industry leaders and the faculty and students of Temple University’s Fox School of Business. In his role as IBIT Executive in Residence, Danilewitz will visit the Fox School Monday, April […]

Digital Leadership: The future for CIOs

The digital transformation of business is asking new urgent questions about technology leadership in firms.  The Institute for Business and Information Technology is pleased to announce an exclusive symposium to debate the future with a distinguished panel of experts. Learn more at: http://ibit.temple.edu/ciofuture

IBIT addresses U.S. cyber talent crisis through partnership with Lockheed Martin

Temple University’s Institute for Business and Information Technology (IBIT) joined forces with Lockheed Martin in Washington D.C. in November 2015 to host the first annual National Cyber Analyst Challenge. The competition, which welcomed 44 students and nine faculty advisors from nine universities, was designed to enhance students’ skills in combatting cyber-attacks and address a cyber […]

Show Me The Way To Go Home

The Institute for Business and Information Technology (IBIT) is pleased to announce the release of The IBIT Report – Show Me The Way To Go Home by Brad N. Greenwood and Sunil Wattal, Temple University.

Third annual Analytics Challenge triples in size with 719 students participating

For Cassandra Reffner, winning the Temple Analytics Challenge for a second straight year was about honing her visual storytelling skills one data set at a time. A senior graphic design student from the Tyler School of Art, Reffner took home the $2,500 grand prize at the third annual Temple Analytics Challenge, held Nov. 16 at […]

Emtec CEO and Chairman Dinesh Desai joins Fox IT Advisory Board

Information technology executive Dinesh Desai has joined the Fox IT Advisory Board. Desai serves as the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Emtec, a provider of tech-based business solutions. Additionally, Emtec has become a member of the Institute for Business and Information Technology (IBIT) at Temple University’s Fox School of Business. “It […]