On February 25, the CU
Denver Business School’s Information Systems Association (ISA) club held an
exciting business panel event, Women in Tech, in the new Jake Jabs Event
Center. A panel of four successful women who have built their careers around
the tech industry came to speak with Business School students about the keys to
a successful career in technology.
Sharing stories from great careers
The panelists started by
discussing why technology is important and the impact of tech on various
industries and career paths. Read more
One question you may be
asking yourself is, should we be worried? The answer according to Joseph
Murdock, Information Systems Professor here at CU Denver Business School,
is yes. “Prior to computers, if I was going to
manipulate your vote, I would need some type of proximity,” Murdock said. Not
Murdock is currently developing a Master’s program in cybersecurity. Read more
Cyber threats can affect anyone. At the Business Leader with an Edge event, seasoned experts in cybersecurity spoke candidly with students about the threats we’re facing, ways to make a difference, and career opportunities in IT and cybersecurity.
Many leaders in cybersecurity are warning that the next world war will be waged in cyberspace. By 2021, ransomware is predicted to attack a business every 11 seconds, resulting in $20 billion a year in damages. Read more
The Annual Big XII+ MIS Research Symposium provides a forum for doctoral students and faculty members to present their research in Information Systems. For many years, CU Denver Business School students and faculty have benefited from the opportunity to participate alongside elite institutions and some of the top researchers in the field.
In the wake of the 17th Annual Big XII+ Symposium at Texas Tech University, CU Denver participants reflect on the valuable feedback they received and the connections they made with peers this year. Read more
Todd Carver of Teradata will share why effective business ethics in IT means following more than simply the rule of law, but also embedding corporate values, modeled from the top.
> All students, faculty, staff, alumni, and general public welcome
> Heavy hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served
> 1.5 CPE credit hours in Ethics available from COCFE Read more
Josh Churlik came to Denver in 2004 to get his MBA and build something great. He knew he’d love Denver, and he knew CU Denver Business School was the place to get his MBA. Fourteen years later, he’s leading his sixth company, and helped fuel the Denver tech and startup communities into the powerhouses they are today.
Starting his MBA with an end goal in mind
When he completed his undergraduate studies, Churlik knew his passion was entrepreneurship, and that he still needed to add more skills and experience to his toolkit. Read more
Gloria Avalos, a first-generation student, always had a passion for business. Born and raised in Mexico, she knew higher education was always a part of her bigger plan. Despite having a passion for business, she studied nutrition at a Mexican university because the school didn’t offer a formal business degree.
Looking back at where she started her journey, Avalos is proud to think of her CU Denver Business School diploma and how it helped her land her dream job working at American Express as a Marketing Analyst in Phoenix, Arizona. Read more