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2011 NIBCO IT Management Seminar Series

NIBCO IT Management Seminar Series // Fall 2011

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

Area 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 8, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Room 220B, 2nd floor, Administration Building, and continues through December 8. The Administration Building is at the northwest edge of the campus at the corner of Mishawaka Avenue and Esther 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.

9.8 "Information Systems Auditing"

Todd Smith Todd Smith
Corporate Director of IS - CTS Corporation

Liqiang Zhang
Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Informatics

9.15 "Business Process Re-engineering"

Steven Katz Steven Katz
Director of MIS - Skyline Corporation

Bhavik Pathak
Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences

9.22 "ERP Implementation & Manufacturing"

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

Asghar Sabbaghi Asghar Sabbaghi
Associate Dean and Professor of Decision Sciences

9.29 "Economics of IT: Costs & Benefits"

Steve Huffman Steve Huffman
Vice President and CIO - Memorial Health System

Dazhong Wu
Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences

10.6 "The Business Value of Information Technology"

Kevin Butterbaugh Kevin Butterbaugh
Senior Vice President and CIO - TCU

Hossein Hakimazadeh
Associate Professor and Director of Informatics Dept. of Computer & Information Sciences

10.11 "Metronet and the Benefits to Regional Economic Development"

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

Dazhong Wu
Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences

10.20"Electronic Banking, Security, Privacy, and Legal Issues"

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

Bhavik Pathak
Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences

10.27"Planning for Automation in a New Manufacturing Facility"

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

Dazhong Wu
Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences

11.3"IT Outsourcing Strategies"

Sanjeev Jyoti Sanjeev Jyoti
Global Client Solutions Executive - IBM

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

11.10"Transforming Global IT Service Operations"

Alan Douville Alan Douville
Vice President and North America CIO - Whirlpool Corp.

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

11.17"IT Governance"

George Spohrer George Spohrer
Partner and IT Executive - Crowe Horwath, LLP

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

12.1"Enterprise Risk: Information Security and Beyond"

Mark Bruhn Mark Bruhn
Associate Vice President - Public Safety and Institutional Assurance

Raman Adaikkalavan
Assistant Professor of Computer & Information Sciences

12.8"Security, Confidentiality, Privacy, and Use of IT Resources at AM General"

Debbie Cafiero Debbie Cafiero
Vice President and CIO - AM General

Bhavik Pathak
Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences