The journey may seem the same: Ph.D. student starts their first year. They grow and, hopefully, write papers that get published. Then comes graduation and, if all goes well, they get an assistant professorship at a university.
The initiative kicked off with a video spotlight series featured on the center’s website. It will expand to include workshops, partnerships and different forms of recognition. To nominate a female blockchain professional or use-case, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Banks are a big part of many people’s lives. They use them to receive and store their paychecks, pay their bills, take out loans and save. For most working Americans, having enough money to open and retain a checking account can be fairly easy. Kathryn Carlisle Senior Managing Director Blockchain Center of Excellence But for … Continue reading EPIC Spotlight: Kathryn Carlisle→
Three researchers from the Walton College at the University of Arkansas – Mary Lacity, Kris Allee and Yaping Zhu – looked at SEC-required reports to “examine companies’ propensity to discuss blockchains in their 10-Ks in order to measure the degree of their investment in this technology.”
An article by researchers from the Department of Information Systems at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas and collaborators from Hong Kong and France published in the Academy of Management Journal was named the best paper of the year published in the journal.
Rajiv Sabherwal, chair of the Department of Information Systems and Edwin & Karlee Bradberry Chair in Information Systems at the Sam M. Walton College of Business, has been named an IEEE Fellow, effective January 1, 2019.
Building on its history as a global leader in information systems research, the Sam M. Walton College of Business Department of Information Systems at the University of Arkansas has established the Blockchain Center of Excellence to discover and disseminate innovative uses of the emerging technology and to teach students its importance to the future of … Continue reading Walton College Establishes Blockchain Center of Excellence→
At an academic conference in New York, Paul Cronan, professor in the Department of Information Systems at the Sam M. Walton College of Business, and David Douglas, emeritus professor of information systems, presented details about University of Arkansas’ blockchain consortia to the SAP Academic Conference.
Paul Cronan, professor in the Department of Information Systems at the Sam M. Walton College of Business, and David Douglas, emeritus professor, along with Arne Strauss of the Warwick Business School presented “Developing Business Analytics Courses or Curriculum” to the AACSB Data Analytics Summit in Tempe, Arizona.
David Douglas, emeritus professor in the Department of Information Systems at the Sam M. Walton College of Business, has been recognized with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Decision Sciences Institute, Southwest Region.
Nearly 225 academics and industry experts discussed the potential of blockchain technology and its application to the future of large and small businesses at the Blockchain Conference 2018 on Friday, April 6, in downtown Fayetteville.
The Department of Information Systems and the Enterprise Systems Blockchain Consortium are hosting a conference on the basics, value propositions and technology options of blockchain. Registration closes March 30.
Forty potential transfer students from Northwest Arkansas Community College visited the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas to learn about programs, resources and curriculum in the college.
The atmosphere was just like working for a company. In fact, when Ashley Collins began her first career job after graduation, she was grateful that her classes at the Sam M. Walton College of Business mirrored a work environment – one that prepared her to develop software for a large company.
Blockchain technology is like rocket fuel for Zach Steelman. It’s the way of the future. It has the potential to shake things up just as much as the Dot-Com Boom did in the 1990s. Students are eager to learn more, and Steelman’s eager to accommodate. He loves talking about it.
Sixty-five students from across the University of Arkansas each worked more than a dozen hours to push the limits of blockchain technology and propose creative and imaginative solutions for six use cases posed by Northwest Arkansas industries.