As threats increase, FIU launches cybersecurity executive certificate.

As threats increase, FIU launches cybersecurity executive certificate.

With sophisticated hackers targeting everyone from Sony and Target to the Pentagon and State Department, the demand for skilled workers in cybersecurity has skyrocketed in recent years. To meet the growing demand for skilled cybersecurity professionals in the U.S, Latin America and the Caribbean, FIU’s College of Business has collaborated with the Steven J. Green […]

FIU faculty leads first-of-its kind program for Cuban entrepreneurs.

FIU faculty leads first-of-its kind program for Cuban entrepreneurs.

A group of 15 small business owners from Cuba this week became the first cohort of InCubando@FIU, FIU’s first-ever customized program designed to sharpen the managerial skills and business savvy of young entrepreneurs from the island. During the six-week program, College of Business faculty will deliver courses in Spanish covering small business management, accounting and […]

Public-private-non-profit initiative has FIU students cross disciplines to address social issues.

Public-private-non-profit initiative has FIU students cross disciplines to address social issues.

It’s not often that the public, private and non-profit sectors come together to advance an initiative. Similarly, it is not often that students from different academic disciplines team up to take on a social challenge. But that is exactly what happened at Florida International University on May 4, when the College of Business, Junior Achievement […]

FIU at eMerge Americas: An IT challenge for social service change.

FIU at eMerge Americas: An IT challenge for social service change.

Technology may have the potential to create transformational change in the way society helps its most vulnerable citizens. But how do you make it happen? That is the challenge to be laid before this year’s eMerge Americas attendees by Monica Chiarini Tremblay, chair of Florida International University’s (FIU) Information Systems and Business Analytics Department, and […]

FIU Business’ “Data Panthers” win U.S. leg of Santander NEO’s Challenge, advance to Madrid.

While they study analytics every day, it’s rare that students in FIU’s Information Systems and Business Analytics Department (ISBA) have the chance to work with massive real-world financial data. That’s why global financial giant Banco Santander’s first Santander NEO´s Challenge, an international university competition, posed an incredible opportunity to put their classroom knowledge to a […]

A Flock of Data: There is more to gathering information than counting birds.

Birds and business analytics: Rarely mentioned together. Yet for FIU College of Business Assistant Professor Roman Lukyanenko, helping scientists tap into observations of bird watchers, nature enthusiasts and tourists led to a new paradigm for gathering and sorting information, one that offers a dynamic method for understanding the experiences of customers, clients, patients and even […]

College of Business Masters of MIS alum leads Jackson Health’s IT Division to a stellar achievement.

How well a healthcare system handles the mass of data, records and other critical information has an enormous impact on patient safety and care. In March, 2015, HIMSS Analytics, a subsidiary of Healthcare Information and Management Systems, announced that Jackson Health System in Miami had earned their “Stage 6 Recognition” on the Electronic Medical Record […]