Why Study Information Systems and Technology Management
As companies direct more and more resources towards digital transformation, the demand for graduates who understand both business and technology is higher than ever. Organizations seek people who can quickly adapt changing digital technologies that not only solve problems but them seize new opportunities.
Every successful business depends on the acquisition and management of good organizational, financial and analytical (statistical) information. Information systems are the keystone of this process. A combination of data, technologies and people, information systems provide the technological solutions that allow businesses to improve operations, make decisions, and keep up with financial and regulatory reporting needs.
The Information Systems and Technology Management program will give you a solid understanding of important business functions like marketing, accounting, operations and statistics, in addition to the key technologies used in business.
The technical skills you will gain include:
• SQL and other database technologies used for business intelligence
• Programming Skills (in Python and Java)
• Data Analytics (both programming and statistical modeling)
• The ability to analyze work flow and business processes, including business process modeling
• Software development modeling languages like UML
• Computer networking
• Data visualization skills (e.g. Tableau)
Did you know?
Employment of computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 12 percent from 2014 to 2024, faster than the average for all occupations. These occupations are expected to add about 488,500 new jobs, from about 3.9 million jobs to about 4.4 million jobs from 2014 to 2024, in part due to a greater emphasis on cloud computing, the collection and storage of big data, more everyday items becoming connected to the Internet and the continued demand for mobile computing. (Source: bls/gov)