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  • Diligence Leading to Exploration Monday Mar 18 2019

    BYU Marriott School of Business information systems professor Jeff Jenkins is no stranger to the hard work and patience needed to delve into unexplored areas of his discipline. Growing up on a dairy farm in Rigby, Idaho, taught him about diligence, an attribute Jenkins has had to continually rely on during nearly ten years of researching areas of untapped research.


  • Professor Receives Award for Outstanding Contribution to IS Education Tuesday Mar 05 2019

    From the comfort of his office, BYU Marriott School of Business information systems professor James Gaskin has taken on some of the most difficult concepts in statistics and taught them to a global audience.


  • Study: Collaborative video games could increase office productivity Monday Jan 28 2019

    Move over trust falls and ropes courses, turns out playing video games with coworkers is the real path to better performance at the office.


  • BYU Marriott Welcomes Its New Dean Brigitte Madrian Began Term 1 January Monday Jan 07 2019

    After six months of anticipation, Brigham Young University finally welcomes its newest dean. On 1 January 2019, Brigitte C. Madrian began her tenure as dean of the BYU Marriott School of Business.


  • Women Tech Council Honors Two BYU Marriott Students Monday Nov 12 2018

    Two BYU Marriott information systems students were among three finalists for the Women Tech Council Student Pathways Award.


  • IS Students Take Home $1,500 after Winning BI Competition Friday Oct 26 2018

    A team of four BYU Marriott information systems students is seeing signs after winning a BI competition. Dollar signs, that is.


  • Refining Teaching Technique Friday Sep 21 2018

    Each semester, BYU students have the opportunity to confidentially provide feedback about their courses and professors. “That moment was a turning point in my career,” Keith says.


  • An Evolving Career Monday Jul 23 2018

    The fact that information systems alum Roy Peckham can't sit still has led to his success at ExxonMobil, where he leads the company's design thinking efforts.


  • Improving Deception Detection Thursday Jun 28 2018

    Andrew Sanford, a recent MISM grad and ORCA grant recipient, developed a framework aimed to help auditors better detect fraud.


  • Thompson Named Interim Dean Tuesday Jun 12 2018

    Michael P. Thompson will serve as interim dean from 1 July 2018 to 31 December 2018. Steve Glover and Keith Vorkink will continue to serve as associate deans.


  • Paying Attention to Notifications Thursday May 24 2018

    Using brain data, eye-tracking data and field-study data, a group of BYU Marriott researchers have confirmed something about our interaction with security warnings on computers and phones: the more we see them, the more we tune them out.


  • New Dean Announced Wednesday May 23 2018

    Brigham Young University Academic Vice President Jim R. Rasband has announced that Brigitte C. Madrian has been named the ninth dean of the BYU Marriott School of Business.


  • Confidence Keys Success Thursday May 17 2018

    Information systems students took a unique approach in a business case for the NHL's Minnesota Wild. Their findings secured the team third place at the CoMIS Competition.


  • BYU Marriott Awards Honor Personnel Wednesday Apr 25 2018

    Faculty, staff, and administrators received recognition for their outstanding teaching, research, and service during the school’s annual year-end awards luncheon.


  • Collecting Hardware Tuesday Apr 24 2018

    BYU Marriott information systems students dominated at the AIS Student Leadership Conference, taking home one second place and two first place trophies.


  • Jenkins Wins AIS Early Career Award Tuesday Apr 03 2018

    Jeff Jenkins, assistant professor in the Department of Information Systems, was recognized for quickly becoming one of the top researchers worldwide.


  • Behind the Scenes Monday Mar 26 2018

    Whether in stage management or project management, second-year MISM student Julianne Francisco always gives a stunning performance.


  • Partners in Marriage and Business Friday Feb 23 2018

    For information systems alum Brent Anderson and his wife, Michelle, first came love, then came marriage, and then came app development.


  • IS Team Says Aloha to Best Paper Award Wednesday Jan 31 2018

    Not creative? A BYU Marriott information systems professor and student proved confidence is a greater indicator of performance than your natural creative ability in award-winning paper.


  • Top BYU Marriott Stories of 2017 Friday Dec 29 2017

    Name changes, rankings, awards and more—here is the list of the top BYU Marriott School of Business stories of 2017.