Department of Business and Information Technology

Missouri S&T to honor faculty for excellence

Posted by on November 14, 2018

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Twenty-eight faculty members from Missouri University of Science and Technology will receive awards for excellence and achievement in teaching, research and service.

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Missouri S&T’s fintech programs prepare business, IT students to stay competitive

Posted by on September 13, 2018

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Global financial systems are undergoing major transformations with the advent of financial technology or “fintech” – new technologies that link information systems and finance. Missouri S&T is one of the schools spearheading the movement by offering undergraduate and graduate fintech programs this fall.

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

Posted by on April 9, 2018

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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