Talk about hard work!
The AIS students at FIU (their team is called Data Panthers) came together and after a few weeks of some serious data crunching, are now going to Madrid as finalists in a competition hosted by Banco Santander, a major financial firm in the eurozone. FIU will be up against other finalist teams from Chile, Argentina, Spain, Mexico and Portugal.
See below for the full article on the news,
Please welcome our newest charter, the University of Cincinnati IS Club! We look forward to hearing from you in the annual reports and our annual Leadership Conference and Competitions.
Congratualtions to the teams selected for the SAP ERPsim Competition!
|Superior Analytics Personnel||Brigham Young University|
|Ataviar||Carnegie Mellon University In Qatar|
|Clemson Tigers!||Clemson University|
|Team Rams||Fordham University|
|Georgia College ERPSimsters||Georgia College & State University|
|AIS GSU||Georgia State University|
|Laker Effect||Grand Valley State University|
|The SAPS||Northern Arizona University|
|NSU Sharkbytes||Nova Southeastern University|
|Swifts||Prince Sultan University|
|University UAD||University of Arkansas|
|SMIS||University of Georgia|
|Union de equipo||University of Illinois at Springfield|
|SAPpy Sooners||University of Oklahoma|
|The Hurd||Utah State University|
It’s that time of year again!
Time to brag on yourself a little bit!
Click here to go to the annual report and awards page.
Has your Student Chapter made any new-years resolutions? If you have, stop by our Facebook page and leave some comments! If you haven’t, it’s not to late to add the 2016 Competitions and Leadership Conference to the things to do list! >Facebook<
Welcoming in the new year, we’d also like to give a warm welcome to Roger Williams University, where 34 students just formed an AIS Student Chapter. We look forward to seeing what the rest of the year brings!
Here’s a warm welcome to our newest Student Chapters at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro!
We look forward to seeing your involvement as a Chapter and hearing from you in your Annual Report!
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One of the main benefits for students joining the Wayne State University Student Chapter of AIS is to gain a major competitive advantage in the IT field. The organization is new and was formed in 2014, but strives to provide numerous benefits to its members. Not only do members of the association gain important insights into the information systems field, but they also gain world-wide recognition through competitions and awards programs. Wayne State’s Information Technology Organization (ITO) strives to provide its members with professional development and career opportunities.
The chapter president stated, “The mission of ITO is to promote the study and utilization of information systems through programs of professional development, social networking, and community development.” ITO has objectives in order to help complete its mission. Throughout the 2014 period the group accomplished its objectives by organizing numerous chapter events and presentations. One of the featured presentations was, “How to Think like a Futurist” by Sheryl Connelly, a Ford Motor Futurist. The presentation helped students see where IT was going and what opportunities they can expect to see in the next few years. ITO also hosted presentations on topics such as IT security, inbound technology, and how to succeed in IT.
Members of ITO have also gained a competitive advantage through participating in the “Big Data Analytics Challenge,” partnering with Detroit TechWeek, touring Wayne State Data Center, and attending conferences such as the INBOUND Marketing Conference in Boston. The organization optimized opportunities for students through a variety of presentations and events.
As a newly active chapter on the Wayne State Campus, membership has grown to 34 active members. ITO hopes to continue recruiting new members to the chapter through the use of social media and attending student organization fairs. The group communicates through multiple channels such as Facebook, Twitter and its own website.
ITO plans to continue to focus on growing the chapter and also providing current and future members with opportunities to give them a competitive advantage. Students can benefit from chapters like ITO by getting involved with the professional world, networking and gaining insights into the IS field. This AIS chapter provides students with opportunities to further themselves in their careers before they enter the job market.