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16-8-2018 12:00 AM

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This panel will discuss the demographics, preparedness, and jobs of recent Masters graduates from IS programs in the United States in the context of digital disruption. First, we will review results from the Information Systems Job Index, a longitudinal national project, which in 2017 assessed more than 2100 recent IS graduates from 58 universities across the nation. \ \ Next, the panelists, all of whom have extensive experience managing and developing nationally recognized graduate programs, will discuss implications focusing on placement and salary, demographics, knowledge level and jobs, especially in light of the opportunities and threats posed by digital disruption. The panel is unique because for the first time the discussion will be informed by data from the IS Job Index. \ \ The results of the panel will influence the management and teaching of existing graduate programs in IS, analytics, healthcare, and other areas as well as the development of new programs.

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Aug 16th, 12:00 AM

Are graduate programs offered by IS relevant in the age of digital disruption?

This panel will discuss the demographics, preparedness, and jobs of recent Masters graduates from IS programs in the United States in the context of digital disruption. First, we will review results from the Information Systems Job Index, a longitudinal national project, which in 2017 assessed more than 2100 recent IS graduates from 58 universities across the nation. \ \ Next, the panelists, all of whom have extensive experience managing and developing nationally recognized graduate programs, will discuss implications focusing on placement and salary, demographics, knowledge level and jobs, especially in light of the opportunities and threats posed by digital disruption. The panel is unique because for the first time the discussion will be informed by data from the IS Job Index. \ \ The results of the panel will influence the management and teaching of existing graduate programs in IS, analytics, healthcare, and other areas as well as the development of new programs.