Management Information Systems
MIS teaches skills that lie at the interface between business functions and information technologies. These include highly sought after proficiencies that help you identify technology improvements in business practices including accounting, finance, marketing, operations and everything in between, formulate creative solutions, manage teams that will implement solutions and understand business requirements with the perspective of technologies.
Information Management Association
IMA is the student club for MIS majors that helps connect members with company recruiters and professional opportunities. Any student with an IT and business interest can join and pursue career development and networking. Contact us and become a member today!
- MEM Majors Brainstorm Manufacturing Solutions with AR/VR December 13, 2019On Thursday, November 21st, OPIM Innovate hosted a rotational virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) workshop for UConn’s Management and Engineering for Manufacturing program (MEM). Here, students from Professor Mousumi Roy’s MEM3221 class were tasked with brainstorming ways in which either VR or AR can be integrated into the manufacturing process. In order for […]
- Hanover Image Analytics Challenge Displays the Power of Interdisciplinary Teams November 25, 2019On Wednesday, November 20th, OPIM Innovate hosted the Hanover Image Analytics Challenge in partnership with Hanover Insurance Group. There, ten teams competed for the opportunity to implement their solutions in a real-world business setting through a spring semester externship. Cash prizes were split between four different thresholds, each having their own requirements. While the lowest […]
- Student Spotlight: Andrew Eastman November 21, 2019Raised in small-town East Granby, CT, Andrew Eastman (MIS ‘20) has always had a passion for technology. In addition to high-school sports and extracurriculars, his grade-school hobbies included building computers and modifying video games with his friends. While working with technology influenced his upbringing, using technology applications to solve business problems or to create unique […]
- UCAELI Students Learn Design Thinking During Innovate Workshop November 21, 2019On Thursday, November 14th, OPIM Innovate hosted a Design Thinking workshop in partnership with the UConn American English Language Institute (UCAELI). During this workshop, students participating in the College Preparatory Experience program learned the first three steps of design thinking: define, empathize, and ideate. These steps implore students to define business objectives, understand the needs of […]
- Data Analytics: The Newest Tool of Aquaponic Agriculture November 26, 2019iGrow News – Colleges across the country are looking for creative ways to give students hands-on, real-world experience using technology to solve problems. It makes sense: Proficiency in this area is one of the most in-demand skills in the workforce. Jonathan Moore, academic director of the management information systems program at the University of Connecticut,... […]
- Predictive Modeling Class Projects Become Twin Wins for UConn November 6, 2019If a pet-adoption agency wants to quickly find a home for a puppy, is it better to post a picture of the pup with its littermates—or a series of photos of the dog alone? And if soccer club owners are trying to identify which FIFA players are underpaid based on their talent, could they accurately... […]
- Two Veteran Professors Promoted to Associate Business Deans September 25, 2019The School of Business has announced the appointment of Professors Lucy Gilson and Jose M. Cruz as new associate deans. They join Professor Bob Day in rounding out the three-person team reporting to Interim Dean David Souder. Both Gilson, who had previously led the Management Department, and Cruz, who had been the director of the... […]
- What Can Real-Time Data Analytics Do for Higher Education? August 30, 2019EdTech – Processing continuous streams of data allows universities to improve student academic performance, safety initiatives and building maintenance on campus. Read article