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Greg Anderson

Professor,
Information Systems

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Biography

Greg has over 30 years of industry experience and was Chair of Computer Science at Weber State University for almost 9 years. He is a co-author of Connecting with Computer Science (2nd edition) and Looking at CA-Visual Objects. He also has been a contributing editor of several magazines. He has also spoken at top Information Systems conferences ICIS and HICSS.

Education

  • PhD, Technology Management, Indiana State University, 2010
  • Master's Level Certificate, Information Assurance, University of Maryland University College, 2005
  • Masters, MBA with IS emphasis, Univ. of Colorado, 2002
  • BA, Computer Science with IS Minor, Weber State University, 1989

Group Affiliations

  • ACM — 2012
  • AIS — 2012
  • AITP — AITP is the leading worldwide society of professionals in information technology — 2013–2017

Selected Publications

  • "Student Retention in Information Systems Majors: The Role of Creative Self-Efficacy", ICIS 2019 SIGED, 2019
  • "IS2020: Updating the IS Model Curriculum", EDSIGCON 2019, 2019
  • "ACM / AIS IS2020 Taskforce: Updating the Model Curriculum", AMCIS 2019, 2019
  • "Optimizing Software Team Performance with Cultural Differences", Proceedings of the 52nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Page 10, HICSS Conference, Hawaii, 2019
  • "ACM / AIS IS2020 Task Force: Updating the Model Curriculum", ICIS 2019 SIGED, 2019
  • "Increase Team Cohesion by Playing Cooperative Video Games", CrossTalk, Edition Jan/Feb 2015, Volume 28, Page 5, U.S. Department of Defense, HAFB Layton, UT, 2015
  • "Connecting with Computer Science. 2nd Edition", Edition 2, Cengage, 2010
  • "RoboHelp to the Software Development Rescue", Access VB SQL Advisor, 2003
  • "Updating the Information Systems Curriculum: The ACM / AIS IS2020 Joint Project", ACM SIGMIS Computers and People Research

Experience

Academic - Post-Secondary

  • Teaching Professor, Brigham Young University, 2012
  • Associate Professor, Weber State University, 2008–2012
  • Chair of Computer Science, Weber State University, 2003–2012
  • Assistant Professor, Weber State University, 2001–2008
  • Adjunct Faculty, Weber State University, 1989–1992

Professional

  • Senior Project Manager, APPtitude Seminars, 1992–1995
  • Software Engineer, Alta Health Strategies, 1989–1992
  • Software Engineer, Medical Software Systems, 1987–1989
  • Software Engineer, Davis County School District, 1985–1987

Awards

  • 2019 Owen Cherrington Service Award, BYU Marriott School of Business Information Systems Department, 2019
  • Marriott School Teaching Excellence Award, Marriott School, 2018
  • LeAnn Albrecht Fellow, 2017
  • Bateman Student Choice Award 2017, BYU Marriott School, 2017
  • Bateman Student Choice Award 2014, BYU Marriott School, 2014
  • Distinguished Service Award, Weber State University, 2012

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

BYU Citizenship

  • Department MSM Website Committee — Committee/Council Member — September 2016
  • NAC Information Systems Department Rep — Committee/Council Member — October 2013
  • IS Core — Committee/Council Member — June 2018–August 2019
  • College Inclusion Committee Member — Committee/Council Member — September 2017–August 2019
  • IS Department Fall Core Coordinator — Committee/Council Chair — July 2017–August 2019
  • Rank and Status — Committee/Council Member — September 2017–May 2019
  • IS Newsletter — Committee/Council Chair — October 2013–December 2018
  • AITP National Collegiate Conference — Committee/Council Chair — April 2013–August 2017

Professional Citizenship

  • ASQ - American Society for Quality (Software Quality Professional Journal), Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, October 2016
  • CrossTalk Journal of Defense Software Engineering, Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, August 2011
  • ICIS 2013, Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, October 2013–October 2013

Consulting

  • Summerhays Music — Database Administration, Application Development, Web Development — July 2006
  • Hutchison & Steffen — Database Expert Witness — December 2014–April 2015
  • Wind River Oil — Software Design and Engineering — January 2014–October 2014
  • Woods Jewelry — Application Development — 2006–2012
  • Kroeger — Application Development — 1995–2003
  • Intermountain Healthcare — Application Development, Training — 1995–2001
  • Consumers Energy — Application Development — 1995–1996
  • Evans and Sutherland — Database Designer — 1987–1987