Why We Disregard Security Warnings
Information systems researchers found nearly 90 percent of people ignore important security messages if they come at the wrong times Thursday Aug 18 2016
Software developers listen up: if you want people to pay attention to your security warnings on their computers or mobile devices, you need to make them pop up at better times.
BYU IS Faculty Among Top Researchers
Tuesday Jul 19 2016
The Association of Information Systems research rankings have been released and the Marriott School's information systems department has a view from the top.
Liddle Delivers Devotional Address
Wednesday May 04 2016
Stephen Liddle, academic director of the Kevin and Debra Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology and professor of information systems, spoke on learning and agency.
Small IS Team Wins Big
Six students claim seven prizes at AITP competition Monday May 02 2016
A small team of Marriott School information systems students came up with big rewards at recent competitions hosted by the Association of Information Technology Professionals.
BYU Leads the Way at AIS Competitions
Information systems students claim three top finishes Wednesday Apr 20 2016
Brigham Young University information systems students excelled yet again at the Association for Information Systems Student Chapter Leadership Conference.
Top Marriott School Stories of 2015
Thursday Dec 31 2015
The Marriott School had an amazing 2015. Here's a list of some of our top stories of the year featuring our outstanding students, faculty and alumni.
Gaskin Receives AIS Early Career Award
Thursday Dec 17 2015
Marriott School information systems professor James Gaskin was recognized for his innovative approach to research by receiving one of the first-ever Association for Information Systems Early Career Awards.
Measure Emotion with Your Mouse Clicks
Research shows feeling negative emotions alters natural cursor movement Monday Dec 14 2015
Most people can tell if you’re angry based on the way you’re acting. Professor Jeffrey Jenkins can tell if you’re angry by the way you move a computer mouse.
#BYUDevo: Cybersecurity and Spiritual Safety
Wednesday Dec 09 2015
Bonnie Brinton Anderson, associate professor in the information systems department, delivered the devotional address Tuesday. Anderson gave five tips on how to improve computer security behavior, and how those tips parallel the ways we can improve our spiritual behavior.
BYU’s AIS Chapter Named Chapter of the Year
Thursday Oct 29 2015
They're not just the best in Utah or the best in the West; Brigham Young University's Association for Information Systems chapter has been recognized as the best in the world.
Flinging Frisbees with BYU's ACM and AIS
Wednesday Oct 21 2015
Nothing brings BYU students together like a friendly game of ultimate frisbee. Pariveda Solutions, a national technology consulting firm, capitalized on that fact while on a recruiting visit to Provo.
BYU Information Systems Students Shine at Leadership Conference
Wednesday Jun 03 2015
Brigham Young University information systems students earned three awards at the 2015 Association for Information Systems Student Chapter Leadership Conference in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
MISM Student Maria Yacaman Tees Off
Friday Apr 17 2015
Maria Yacaman, who hails from Bogota, Colombia, isn’t one to shy away from a challenge. She came to the United States five years ago to play golf for BYU. She intended to major in finance, but after taking a required information systems intro class, Yacaman changed her plans.
Information Systems Alumni Updates
Tuesday Mar 17 2015
From Utah to Atlanta to Hong Kong, information systems graduates are contributing far and wide—and working with more than just computers.
Snappy Acquisition of Student Startup, Scan
Tuesday Feb 24 2015
Hollywood secrets weren’t the only things ousted in the Sony Pictures hacking scandal. News of Snapchat’s acquisition of a BYU-student startup also hit the blogosphere.
INTEX Pressure Makes Perfect
Tuesday Feb 24 2015
There’s one group of students on campus already thinking about finals week. Information systems students prepare every day for the culminating event of their junior core: INTEX, a weeklong exercise that requires them to use everything they’ve learned that semester.
Don't Get Hacked! Study Shows People Ignore Online Warnings
You're your own worst enemy when it comes to online security Thursday Nov 20 2014
Marriott School information systems professors were awarded a $300,000 National Science Foundation grant to continue research that found people say they care about keeping their computers secure, but behave otherwise.
Creative Gig Lands BYU Student Profile on Forbes
Wednesday Nov 05 2014
Forbes.com recently highlighted Nick Walter, who changed his trajectory by teaching Apple's new programming language.
IS Students Judge Apps for LDSTech Conference
Monday Oct 27 2014
Students had the responsibility of judging apps and games on a basis of usability, technical merit, visuals, and, of course, how fun they were to play.
In the Atrium with Tahna Black
Tuesday Oct 14 2014
It’s no secret that Marriott School student Tahna Black is crazy about Disney. But she recently chatted with The Exchange about another favorite subject: information systems.