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Improving information security by giving employees options
March 26, 2018

By Eric Hollenbeck, Carson College of Business

PULLMAN, Wash. – Computer users ― at home and at work ― often engage in behaviors that create security risks and privacy threats, despite having a variety of security options available.

Oct. 6: Top business executives share information technology
September 28, 2017

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

Carson College logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Learn about technology careers and how technology drives value in successful businesses at the annual Business Technology Symposium, 1-3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, in the CUB Auditorium at Washington State University.

Zzusis open forum offers demo of record system
May 25, 2011

PULLMAN — A zzusis open forum is scheduled for noon on Thursday, May 26, in Lighty 405. It will be available via videoconference at WSU Spokane-SAC 415, WSU Tri-Cities- TWST 209, and WSU Vancouver-VCLS 117.


The forum will provide a demo of the Campus Community module set to go-live in June.  Campus Community, also known as Bio Demo Data, is a core information module where all person and external organization records are created and stored, and will be accessed via the zzusis Portal.


The zzusis project open forums are scheduled throughout the duration of … » More …

Prof. named editor of premier journal
October 23, 2007

PULLMAN – The Department of Information Systems in the WSU College of Business has recently announced that Professor Joseph S. Valacich has been appointed as a senior editor for Management Information Systems Quarterly (MISQ). As one of the premier journals for the discipline of Information Systems, MISQ is in many respects considered the flagship journal for the field. Valacich will be one of 15 senior editors for the publication.

Valacich, the George and Carolyn Hubman Distinguished Professor in Management Information Systems, joined WSU in 1996. He received his Ph.D. in Business, MIS, and Operations Management from the University of Arizona in 1989 and his MBA … » More …

Supplemental budget request itemized
October 2, 2007

Following is an overview of the WSU Supplemental Budget Request for 2008, approved Sept. 28 by the WSU Board of Regents.

Operating Budget

• Under funding of salary increases               $1,388,000
The 2007 Legislature mandated special salary increases for state employees.  Systems or formatting problems with our data caused many of our job titles for bargaining unit, civil service and other employees to be excluded from or miscalculated by the new OFM salary model and subsequently  underfunded. The total cost of these increases is $1,388,000.   Several of the miscalculations were identified during the legislative session and discussed at that time with legislative and OFM … » More …

Vice provost to manage academic planning, budget
June 8, 2007

Mary M. Doyle, who has served in the dual roles of vice president for Information Systems and vice provost for administration at Washington State University since 2002, is now devoting her energy full time to duties in the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President. Effective June 1, she is vice provost for academic planning, budget and resource management.  In her expanded role in the Office of the Provost, Doyle has responsibility for managing academic resources including budget and space, capital coordination, and varied activities related to aligning resource utilization with strategic academic priorities.“I’m pleased that Mary will be able to devote her energy, … » More …

New leader at technology entrepreneurship institute
December 2, 2005

TRI-CITIES, Wash. – WSU Tri-Cities professor Nancy Ashley of the information systems department has been named director of the Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship.Ashley is an associate professor of accounting and business law at the Tri-Cities campus.Established earlier this year as a cooperative endeavor of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, the WSU College of Business and Economics and WSU Tri-Cities, the Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship focuses on the exploration and development of technology-based business opportunities in the mid-Columbia region.The institute also plans to offer a graduate certificate in entrepreneurship, which will be available to graduate students of varied academic and professional backgrounds.Joe Montgomery, who resigned his leadership … » More …

Switch from MeetingMaker to Exchange Nov. 16-18
September 30, 2005

MeetingMaker has been the generally available scheduling system at WSU for about 10 years, but it is near the end of its useful life. In an effort to provide “universal scheduling and collaboration tools across the entire university,” Information Systems is providing Microsoft Exchange accounts for general use by faculty, staff, graduate and professional students.The migration from MeetingMaker to Exchange has been scheduled for the week of Nov. 14. People who have been delaying their transition to Exchange will want to begin making the move to Exchange by that time. Here’s why. After the migration is concluded, “meeting rooms” and “equipment” will be removed from … » More …