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2008 NIBCO IT Management Seminar Series

NIBCO IT Management Seminar Series // Fall 2008

The School of Business and Economics at Indiana University South Bend proudly presents the third 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 4, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Room 3260, Wiekamp Hall, and continues through December 4. 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.

9.4 "Information Systems Auditing / SOX Compliance"

Todd Smith Todd Smith
Corporate Director of IS - CTS Corporation

Raman Adaikkalavan
Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Science

9.15 "Soft Skills in IT Management"

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

Dazhong Wu
Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences

9.18 "Does IT Matter? The Business Value of IT"

Kevin Butterbaugh Kevin Butterbaugh
Senior Vice President and CIO - TCU

Hossein Hakimzadeh
Associate Professor of Computer Science

9.25 "Metronet and Regional Economic Development"

Patrick M. Mcmahon Patrick M. McMahon
Executive Director, Project Future and Executive Director, St. Joe Valley Metronet, Inc.

Gary M. Kern
Associate Professor of Decision Sciences

10.2 "Maintaining FLexible IT Architecture and Business Process Re-engineering"

Steven Katz Steven Katz

Dazhong Wu
Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences

10.9 "IT in Corporate and Non-Profit Settings & Cultural Differences"

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

Liqiang Zhang
Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Informatics

10.16"ERP Implementation in Manufacturing Environments"

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

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

10.23"Planning for Automation in a New Manufacturing Facility"

Steven Fay Steven Fay
Computer Sytems Manager, I/N Tek and I/N Kote

Bhavik Pathak
Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences

10.30"Electronic Banking: Security, Privacy, and Legal Issues"

Donald Miller Donald Miller
Senior Vice President, Operations Gropu Head - 1st Source Bank

Bhavik Pathak
Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences

11.6"Globalization and the Role of IT "

Robin Sarkar Robin Sarkar
Director, Global Information Systems - Whirlpool Corporation

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

11.13"Economics of IT"

James Zeoli James S. Zeoli
Chief Technology Officer - Press Ganey Associates

Bhavik Pathak
Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences

11.20"IT Governance: Implementation and Evaluation"

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

12.4"Issues in IT Project Management"

Debbie Cafiero Debbie Cafiero
Vice President and CIO - AM General

Dazhong Wu
Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences