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CIS Professor Daniel Robey, John B. Zellars Professor of Computer Information Systems at Georgia State University's J. Mack Robinson College of Business, has received a LEO Award for Lifetime Exceptional Achievement in Information Systems.

 

Demand for Business-Tech Integrators Causing SOA Job Surge

(2008-06-19) - Contributed by Deb Perelman : Shifts in IT's role in organizations have caused soaring demand for SOA skills.

 "You look at it now, and IT is pervasive, from life sciences to environmental  engineering and Procter & Gamble," Hanny said. "The future business leaders are coming from IT."

 

As of 7 October 2009, the Georgia State University Master of Science in Information Systems and Audit Control curriculum as submitted to ISACA was found to be in alignment with the ISACA Model Curriculum for IT Audit and Control. Graduates of this program qualify for one year work experience toward the Certified information Systems Auditor (CISA) designation.

 

 

Fortune magazine released their "Best Companies to work for in 2009" information which included encouraging information for students interested in IT careers. For example, 9 of the 25 top-paying companies they identified are IT focused including Adobe Systems, NetApp, Cisco, and Juniper Networks among others. Here is a link with all the details.

 

 

From the United States Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-09 Edition, "the computer / information scientists and database administrators occupation is expected to grow 37 percent from 2006 to 2016. Employment is expected to increase much faster than the average as organizations continue to expand their use of technology. Workers must be able to learn new technologies quickly for these constantly evolving occupations."

 

* In the Wall Street Journal's (Dec 23, 2008) article titled, "Avoiding the Ax: Where the Jobs Are", Mr. John Zion, president of eastern U.S. operations at staffing firm Robert Half International Inc. says, "...in bad times, [some] functions become even more essential. Information technology is one such area. There are more than 62,000 employment ads currently listed on the technology job site Dice.com. IT positions are plentiful -- even at companies that outsource jobs overseas."
 

The (Dec 23, 2008) WSJ article also states, "the accounting, information technology, actuarial-science and health-care fields are expected to grow faster than the 7% to 13% average rate for all occupations by 2016, according to the Labor Department."

 

 


New CIS BBA Curriculum Approved

Ephraim McLean Receives 2007 Lifetime Achievement Award  

Straub named Editor in Chief of MIS Quarterly

Vaishnavi receives "Information System Design Science Research Lifetime Achievement Award"

Ramesh wins Regentsí Teaching Excellence Award

 

 

 

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