Have you ever had a chance encounter that turned into a pivotal move for your business? Maybe it was a quick chat at a party that didn’t seem to mean anything at the time—but months later, held out amazing possibilities. How did you decide to let it drop or follow it up? In the spring […]
CIO Lunch and Learn explores issues and opportunities for women in IT.
Students, alumni and other guests recently had a unique opportunity to engage with top women CIOs on the issues facing women in the information technology (IT) workplace. A “Distinguished CIO Lunch & Learn” at Florida International University (FIU) included a panel discussion, presentation of “Women in IT: The Facts” report findings and an awards program […]
Entertainment is serious business for alumnus.
Herb Payan (PMBA ’09), vice president, IS&T, Sony Music Entertainment, reflects on the global complexities in the music industry caused by the digital revolution: from understanding intellectual property rights, to integrating technology into business objectives, to the impact of the culture of “free music” on companies’ revenue streams. https://business.fiu.edu/biznews/2010/1/herb_payan.mp4
Make sure IT investments translate into profit.
As companies seek to improve productivity, serve their customers better, and increase market share, they often turn to technology. But technology investments are costly. According to research by Lewis F. Davidson, professor of accounting in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University, taking a “balanced scorecard” (BSC) approach can help ensure that IT […]