Sameer Verma's blog
This full-time tenure-track position involves graduate and undergraduate teaching and research in Information Systems, student advising, and university and community service.
Ubuntu's cloud orchestration is called Juju. This set of tools allows one to provsion various machines on a cloud provider such as Amazon's EC2 or a private cloud on something like OpenStack. One can provision services and expand very easily. A little too easily!
You've probably seen me toting a silly-looking green laptop around campus - the One Laptop per Child XO laptop. A fair bit of good work has come from our ongoing work with One Laptop per Child. To that end, I am pleased to write that San Francisco State University and One Laptop per Child Association have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on existing effort and future work.
ISYS 567, the internship course in Information Systems is open and we are looking for interested students. For starters, send us your resume. We often get information of paid and unpaid internships both on and off campus, so send in your resume so we can find you an appropriate fit.
Thanks to Prof. Beckman for sending this in. From a recent article on CNN's help desk:
Now, in 2011, we can at last say that things are really and truly looking up for new college grads. According to the annual survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers, overall, employers plan to hire 19.3 percent more new college graduates this fall than they did in the fall of 2010, the first double-digit percentage increase since 2007.
Prof. Kenneth Laudon of New York University's Stern School of Business has published a report highlighting the market for MIS professionals and its outlook for the 2012 to 2018 period. Excerpts from the report:
Occupational and Career Outlook for MIS Majors 2012-2018
New York University
Stern School of Business
Its been a 20-year evolution of Linux from a personal project of Linus Torvalds, a 20-year old Computer Science student in Helsinki, Finland, to an Android-powered phone in my pocket