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Chairs Research Seminar Series: Dr. Jay Liebowitz : OMIS : 10/11/12
noon to 1:30 PM
Dr. Jay Liebowitz is the Orkand Endowed Chair of Management and Technology in the Graduate School of Management & Technology at the University of Maryland University College (UMUC). He previously served as a Professor in the Carey Business School at Johns Hopkins University. He was ranked one of the top 10 knowledge management researchers/practitioners out of 11,000 worldwide, and was ranked #2 in KM Strategy worldwide according to the January 2010 Journal of Knowledge Management. At Johns Hopkins University, he was the founding Program Director for the Graduate Certificate in Competitive Intelligence and the Capstone Director of the MS-Information and Telecommunications Systems for Business Program, where he engaged over 30 organizations in industry, government, and not-for-profits in capstone projects.
Prior to joining Hopkins, Dr. Liebowitz was the first Knowledge Management Officer at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. Before NASA, Dr. Liebowitz was the Robert W. Deutsch Distinguished Professor of Information Systems at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County, Professor of Management Science at George Washington University, and Chair of Artificial Intelligence at the U.S. Army War College.
Dr. Liebowitz is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Expert Systems With Applications: An International Journal (published by Elsevier), which is ranked third worldwide for intelligent systems/AI-related journals, according to the most recent Thomson impact factors. He is a Fulbright Scholar, IEEE-USA Federal Communications Commission Executive Fellow, and Computer Educator of the Year (International Association for Computer Information Systems). He has published over 40 books and a myriad of journal articles on knowledge management, intelligent systems, and IT management. His most recent books are Knowledge Retention: Strategies and Solutions (Taylor & Francis, 2009), Knowledge Management in Public Health (Taylor & Francis, 2010), Knowledge Management and E-Learning (Taylor & Francis, 2011), and Beyond Knowledge Management: What Every Leader Should Know (Taylor & Francis, 2012). In October 2011, the International Association for Computer Information Systems named the ?Jay Liebowitz Outstanding Student Research Award? for the best student research paper at the IACIS Annual Conference. He has lectured and consulted worldwide. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Beyond Knowledge Management: What Every Leader Should Know
Dr. Jay Liebowitz
Orkand Endowed Chair in Management and Technology
The Graduate School
University of Maryland University College
Today's business environment is fraught with complex challenges. Executives and senior managers must cope with these issues to arrive at sensible decisions. Knowledge management is being applied by best?in?practice organizations across industry sectors to increase innovation and assist in improving executive strategic decision making. This presentation will highlight work in the knowledge management area, along with 10 other key trends facing executive decision making. Focus will also be given to the use of analytics/data mining, social network analysis, and e?learning as part of the presentation.
Business School Dean's Office,Operations Management and Information Systems (Academic Department)
Channing McCabeTel 408-554-4329