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2007 NIBCO IT Management Seminar Series

NIBCO IT Management Seminar Series // Fall 2007

The School of Business and Economics at Indiana University South Bend proudly presents the second NIBCO IT Management Seminar series. The series brings IT management executives, professionals, professors, and graduate students together to discuss topics in information technology management.

Are IT professionals are invited for lively and informative evenings with IT executives and professors who facilitate the seminars.

Each presenter also serves on the advisory board for the Decision Sciences and Master of Science in Management of Information Technologies (MS-MIT) programs at IU South Bend. The 13 sessions showcase the partnership between the School of Business and Economics and the IT business community.

Seminars are once a week on Thursday evenings. It all begins September 6, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Room 3260, Wiekamp Hall, and continues through December 6. Wiekamp Hall is at the northeast edge of the campus at the corner of Mishawaka Avenue and 20th Street.

This series is generously sponsored by NIBCO Inc. and is part of the capstone course for graduating students in the MS-MIT Program. All seminars are free and open to IT professionals in the Michiana community upon RSVP. Please RSVP one week prior to each scheduled seminar to Karla Forsythe (574) 520-4346 or kamforsy@iusb.edu.

9.06 "Process for IT Project Selection"

Deborah A. Cafiero Deborah Cafiero
Vice President and CIO - AM General, LLC

Kevin Houin Kevin Houin
Director of Manufacturing Systems - AM General, LLC

Junwei Guan
Assistant Professor of Decision Science

9.13 "Changing role of the CIO and Ethical Issues"

Pat Ames Pat Ames
Vice Chancellor for Information Technologies - Indiana University South Bend

Bhavik Pathak
Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences

9.20 "Creating an IT Controls Environment and Audit Techniques for Sarbanes Oxley Compliance"

Todd Smith Todd Smith
Corporate Director of IS - CTS Corporation

Junwei Guan
Assistant Professor of Decision Science

9.27 "Stories: Great triumphs and Great Disasters of the Speaker's IT Organization"

Gary Wilson Gary Wilson
Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, NIBCO Inc

Asghar Sabbaghi
Associate Dean and Professor of Decision Sciences

10.04 "Does IT Matter? - The Business Value of Information Technology"

Kevin Butterbaugh Kevin Butterbaugh
Senior Vice President and CIO, TCU

Hossein Hakimzadeh
Director of Informatics and Associate Professor of Computer Science

10.11 "IT Governance Overview"

George A. Spohrer Jr. George Spohrer
Partner and IT Executive - Crowe Chizek & Co, LLC

Ganesh Vaidyanathan
Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences, and
Director - MS-MIT Program

10.17"Metronet and the Benefits: Pros and Cons of Having the System and the Government's Role in IT"

Patrick M. Mcmahon Patrick McMahon
Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, NIBCO Inc

Catherine M. Fanello Catherine M. Fanello
Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, NIBCO Inc

Bhavik Pathak
Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences

10.25"How Money Gets Transferred"

Donald E. Miller Don Miller
Senior Vice President, Operations Group Head - 1st Source Bank

Liqiang Zhang
Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Informatics

11.1"How Does an Organization that has Focused on System Implementations for Several Years Shift Quickly to a Strong Customer Service Focus?"

Catherine Cooper-Weidner Cathy Cooper-Weidner
Vice President and CIO - Memorial Hospital

Gary Kern
Director of CTS Center for Experiential Education Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences

11.8"Leading Strategies and Solutions for Business Planning, Performance Measurement, Reporting, and Real-Time Decision Making"

Phil Sifrig Phil Sifrig
Director of Customer Chain Global Application Development - Whirlpool Corporation

Junwei Guan
Assistant Professor of Decision Science

11.15"Legal Implications of Network and Computer Security for Business"

Gordon Wishon Gordon Wishon
CIO, Associate Vice President, Associate Provost - University of Notre Dame

Ganesh Vaidyanathan
Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences, and
Director - MS-MIT Program

11.29"Custom ERP and Control Systems"

Steven Fay Steven Fay
Computer Systems Manager - I/N Tek and I/N Kote

Gary Kern
Director of CTS Center for Experiential Education Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences

12.6"Security, Privacy, Legal and Ethical Isues in IT Management"

Mark Bruhn Mark S. Bruhn
Associate Vice President - Information and Infrastructure - IU Bloomington

Bhavik Pathak
Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences