IT Transformation at The Campbell Soup Company

The Institute for Business and Information Technology (IBIT) is pleased to announce the release of  The IBIT Report  – CASE STUDY: IT Transformation at The Campbell Soup Company by Luke Nixon and David Schuff, Temple University.

Ben Hasan appointed 2014 Executive-in-Residence

Temple University’s Institute for Business and Information Technology (IBIT) has appointed Walmart executive and Temple alumnus Ben Hasan as its newest Executive-in-Residence. Hasan is Walmart’s Senior Vice President, Information Services Division. In his position, Hasan is responsible for ISD strategy, communication, innovation, architecture and vendor management. “As a Temple alum, and somebody who grew up in […]

IBIT affiliates with Global Center on Big Data in Mobile Analytics

Dr. Xueming Luo, Professor of Marketing at the Fox School of Business, is founder and director of the Global Center on Big Data in Mobile Analytics, whose mission it is to facilitate research, education, and industry practice in big data, touching a multitude of cross-disciplinary fields. “The new generation is using mobile every day,” said […]

The 2nd Annual Temple Analytics Challenge

The Institute for Business and Information Technology announces the 2nd Annual Temple Analytics Challenge. The competition opens on October 1st, 2014. The challenge is open to all Temple University students and features problems and data sets from NBCUniversal, Merck, and Lockheed Martin. Students can win prizes of $2,500 out of a total pool of $10,000. The competition […]

NBCUniversal CIO Atish Banerjea Joins Fox IT Advisory Board

Atish Banerjea has just become the newest member of the Fox IT Advisory Board. As Chief Information Officer for NBCUniversal, Banerjea brings with him years of experience encompassing enterprise IT, technology development, global technology strategy, and more. “Atish is a perfect fit,” said Munir Mandviwalla, Executive Director of Fox’s Institute for Business and Information Technology. […]

IBIT Partner Merck Wields Award-Winning Technology to Improve Vaccines

When it comes to Big Data, few companies are as committed to utilizing its innovative potential as Merck & Co., Inc. and its subsidiaries. Jerry Megaro, Director Innovation & Manufacturing Analytics, spoke to Temple’s Institute for Business and Information Technology (IBIT)  about his latest large-scale project: overhauling Merck’s data analytics technology to improve the manufacturing […]

Building the Next Generation, Creative Urban Workforce for the Information Economy

The Institute for Business and Information Technology (IBIT) is pleased to announce the release of  The IBIT Report – Building the Next Generation, Creative Urban Workforce for the Information Economy authored by Youngjin Yoo, Michele Masucci, and Alan Wiig, Temple University.

Sports Analytics: Advancing Decision Making Through Technology and Data

The Institute for Business and Information Technology (IBIT) is pleased to announce the release of  The IBIT Report – Sports Analytics: Advancing Decision Making Through Technology and Data authored by Joel Maxcy and Joris Drayer, School of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Temple University. As advanced analytical techniques become more and more integrated into the world […]

Fox IT Advisory Board funds new annual $50,000 scholarship program

The Fox IT Advisory Board, comprising top business leaders from multiple industries, has announced a new scholarship program to begin in Fall of 2014. Funded on a voluntary basis and managed by the board’s members, the scholarship grants select students awards of $5,000 toward tuition each year, totaling approximately $50,000 awarded annually. Just how are […]

14th Annual IT Awards Honor Citi, Relay and Vanguard Execs

Temple University’s Fox School of Business is honoring three top technology leaders at its 14th annual Information Technology Awards on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, on Temple University’s Main Campus. The nationally ranked Department of Management Information Systems (MIS) and the Institute for Business and Information Technology (IBIT) organize this premier event for Greater Philadelphia’s technology […]