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CIS Sandbox West

Posted on September 21st, 2016 by Mark Frydenberg

Not sure if you saw this LA Times article, but Glendale Community College in California credited us with the design (and name) of their new computer lab. I had been working with their director, Brett Miketta, for a while on the plans, and tech equipment, as well as ways to motivate students to become involved in shaping […]

Four IT Trends You Need to Know

Posted on March 24th, 2016 by Mark Frydenberg

This article features CIS Professor Wendy Lucas and is republished from the Bentley Grad School of Business website.   4 IT Trends You Need To Know Written by Meg Murphy. The big trends in information technology (IT) influence cultures and careers. If you’re preparing to enter the IT industry, you have to keep up. And […]

Mission and Vision

Posted on March 22nd, 2016 by Mark Frydenberg

The CIS Sandbox turned 5 this year, so I spent a bit of time talking with students, tutors, faculty, and campus partners asking them what they think we do, and what we do well.  From those conversations, we crafted mission and vision statements for the CIS Sandbox, and better defined our core competencies. Mission To […]

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IT Speakers Coming to Bentley

Posted on February 18th, 2016 by Mark Frydenberg

These speakers will be visiting Prof. Monica Garfield’s MBA class incoming weeks. These presentions are open to everyone, so please feel free to attend! Monday Feb 22, 1 pm – 2 pm – Wilder Pavilion Ryan Norris,  Chief Technology Officer at Be The Partner Topic:  Open Source  Ryan Norris is a technology leader and product innovator […]

We’re Hiring in the CIS Sandbox

Posted on December 11th, 2015 by Mark Frydenberg

Do you want to work in the CIS Sandbox? We’re hiring. For the spring semester, we’re looking for about eight new tutors – four  graduate students, and four undergraduates, to join our team of technologically curious, creative, and patient tutors.  Undergrads generally work 7 hours per week, grads work between 10 and 20 hours per […]