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Millikin I.S. Nerd Night 3-30-2016

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Announcements and updates from the Information Systems night on March 30, 2016

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Millikin I.S. Nerd Night 3-30-2016

  1. 1. I.S. Nerd Night March 30, 2016
  2. 2. Compliments of Ed Weber If(objISNerdNite.Attendance >= 20) { objISNerdNite.SecureVolunteersForAVarietyOfOpenTasks(); objISNerdNite.ConfirmStateFarmAttendees(); objISNerdNite.ThereIsAlwaysPizza(); } Else If (objISNerdNite.Attendance >=10) { objISNerdNite.ConfirmStateFarmAttendees(); objISNerdNite.ThereIsAlwaysPizza(); } Else { objISNerdNite.ThereIsAlwaysPizza(); }
  3. 3. MU Performance Consulting • Practice your I.S. skills in the real-world • Sustain I.S. Performance Learning projects • Learn about the up and coming student-run consulting firm. • MUPC will be presenting at Celebrations of Scholarhip.
  4. 4. Interested in Pi? • Know a little Linux? • Want to cluster computers together? • Be part of a team to build a Raspberry Pi cluster for physics and the Maker Space in the new University Commons • Research Publication Opportunity • Contact RJ if interested
  5. 5. State Farm Visit Day • Friday, April 8 • 7:30 am – 4:00 pm • Visit with Millikin alumni • Tour a ginormous data center • Have lunch • See what’s like to work at State Farm • RSVP to RJ and Ed by Monday, April 4
  6. 6. Midwest Digital Media Conference • Speakers from Pandora, Adobe, Linkedin, Yahoo, Oracle, Google, Pinterest, and others • Email or talk to RJ if interested
  7. 7. Free Resources • Download VMware virtualization software for free from myMILLIKIN • Download several Microsoft titles for free from Dreamspark through myMILLIKIN such as: •Windows 10 •Visual Studio •Visio, Access, and Project •SQL Server •Several others
  8. 8. AITP NCC Conference April 7-10 • Association of Information Technology Professional • Competitions, Break-out Sessions, Key-note speakers • Court Tulak and Taylor Wilson will be competing and part of the poster session
  9. 9. Fall I.S. Class Offerings • IS130: Spreadsheet Applications • IS240: Foundations of Information Systems • IS270: Database Fundamentals (1 cr) • IS321: System Analysis and Design • IS322: Web/Mobile App Development • IS362: IT Security and Risk Management • IS470: Business Intelligence & Big Data • Eligible for Disney Travel Couse in January
  10. 10. #MK365 – “The Disney Class” • Information Session for next Disney Trip • April 6, 4:30 – 6:30 – SCO 208 • MK365 1 credit travel course • Meets from Oct – Dec with travel in January • Paired with IS470 or MK363 • Pre/co-req = MK200 • IS270 pre-req for IS470
  11. 11. Academic Certificates • Not an I.S. major? • Want to add technical skills to your degree? • Talk to RJ or Ed about our new Academic Certificates in Information Systems: • Study in 1 of 3 areas: • Application Development • Data Management • Security & Compliance
  12. 12. Wish the Ball State Teams Good Luck! • Dove Team • Peyton Munch • Brock Trader • Alex Tueth • Court Tulak • Mari-Mann Team • Joe Barker • Eric Johnson • Billy Neumann • Wish them luck as the present at the Project and Case Competition April 15-17 • You could be on a team next year!

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