Department of Business and Information Technology

After Uber, Tesla incidents, can artificial intelligence be trusted?

Posted by on April 9, 2018

Given the choice of riding in an Uber driven by a human or a self-driving version, which would you choose?

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S&T’s cybersecurity offerings strengthen employment credentials of business students

Posted by on February 6, 2018

To address the growing need to protect online infrastructures and equip business students and executives for success in this arena of the global workplace, Missouri S&T has added a cybersecurity and information assurance minor to its bachelor’s degree programs in business and management systems and information science and technology, as well as a graduate certificate in cybersecurity for its MBA and M.S. in information science and technology.

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AACSB extends business accreditation for Missouri S&T

Posted by on January 23, 2018

Missouri S&T is one of 40 higher education institutions worldwide to receive an extension of accreditation for its business and information technology degree programs by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). AACSB is the world’s longest-serving global accrediting body for business schools and programs.

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S&T student winners in AT&T Smart Cities Case Competition showed advanced iOT understanding

Posted by on December 22, 2017

A keen understanding of the the internet of things (iOT) displayed by a team of four Missouri S&T students was recognized by AT&T’s iOT technology executives who provided the team a remote mentoring session in December.

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For Carla Bates, perseverance pays

Posted by on September 29, 2017

Growing up in Rolla, Dr. Carla Bates knew all about the local university and thought about working there, or even earning a degree from there one day. Three degrees later, she’s now in her fourth year on the business and information technology (BIT) faculty and doing her “dream job” of teaching.

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‘Fashnology’ a factor for picking wearable devices, researchers find

Posted by on August 21, 2017

From fitness bands to smart glasses, wearable technology has grown in popularity in recent years. But what prompts people to put on a wearable device? A recent study conducted by researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology provides some answers.

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Will artificial intelligence disrupt higher education?

Posted by on August 9, 2017

Artificial intelligence, robotics, automation and machine learning are already disrupting the workplace. Will they disrupt the college experience next?

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Automated security kiosk could alleviate travel, border woes

Posted by on July 11, 2017

An automated screening kiosk developed by a Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher could alleviate concerns about safety and wait time at U.S. airports and border crossings. Dr. Nathan Twyman, assistant professor of business and information technology at Missouri S&T, has been developing a next-generation automated screening kiosk since he was a Ph.D. student […]

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Preparing MBA students for the artificial intelligence and machine age

Posted by on July 5, 2017

Someday soon, you might be managing, working with or even working for a robot. A core MBA class at Missouri University of Science and Technology prepares students for this distinct possibility, and teaches them how to coexist with their future artificial intelligence colleagues.

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Two Missouri S&T professors ranked among the best in information systems field

Posted by on May 15, 2017

Two business and information technology professors at Missouri University of Science and Technology are among the most prolific management information system researchers in the world, according to a study by the University of Arizona.

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