O’Toole discusses holistic approach to web design in new book

 

Greg O’Toole, a lecturer and senior Web UI engineer at Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST), plays a dual role in the college as a Web media technologist and educator. His new book, “Sustainable Web Ecosystem Design” (Springer, 2013), is intended to serve as both a resource for Web professionals and a learning guide for his IST students. Read more

 

Organizational leaders gather to chart course for enterprise architecture

 

The Federation of Enterprise Architecture Professional Organizations, which is led by Dr. Brian Cameron, executive director of the Center for Enterprise Architecture at Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology held the Summit on the Enterprise Architecture Profession in early May at the Penn Stater Conference Center and Hotel. Read more

 

Berardi receives Penn State Outstanding IST Alumni Award

 

Since graduating from Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) in 2003, Nick Berardi has made his mark in the areas of open source software development, consulting and cloud-based computing.  In honor of his achievements, he was recently recognized by the College of IST as the first recipient of the Penn State Outstanding IST Alumni Award. Read more

 

Carroll discusses minimalist learning design in magazine interview

 

The legendary Funnel of Nurnberg was said to make people wise very quickly when the right knowledge was poured in—a philosophy that designers continue to apply whenever they over-structure information designs. However, according to Dr. Jack Carroll, Edward M. Frymoyer  Professor at Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST), and the author of a landmark book on minimalist design, designers should prescribe less, and enable users to think and do more with new technologies. Read more

 

Enterprise Architecture skills help student land prominent internship

 

Ryan Kroekel, a sophomore at Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) recently landed an internship with a high-profile company with the help of skills and knowledge he gained through a class taught by Dr. Brian Cameron, executive director of the college’s Center for Enterprise Architecture. Read more

 

Outstanding IST Alumni Award celebrates milestone

 

In commemoration of the 10-year anniversary of its first graduating class, Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) has established the Penn State Outstanding IST Alumni Award to recognize graduates who have reached exceptional levels of professional achievement. The award is one of the highest honors bestowed by the College of IST. Read more

 

Big data in EA topic of Siemens conference

 

Dr. Brian Cameron, Executive Director of the Center for Enterprise Architecture (EA) at Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology, recently was the keynote speaker at a conference of an international conglomerate, where he discussed how the practice of enterprise architecture—the alignment of enterprise information systems and technology with business strategy and goals—can be employed by companies to develop effective enterprise-wide big data environments. Read more