2012.07.03 > For Immediate Release
contact: Charley Reed - University Relations
phone: 402.554.2129 - email: firstname.lastname@example.org
College of IS&T to Host IT Professional Development Academy in August
Omaha - The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) will once again host information technology professionals from around the Omaha Metro this August as part the IT Professional Development Academy organized by the university’s College of Information Science and Technology (IS&T).
IT Academy sessions are held quarterly, and this quarter’s sessions will take place on Thursday, Aug. 16, and Friday, Aug. 17, at the University of Nebraska Peter Kiewit Institute, 1110 S. 67th St. Faculty and staff from the College of IS&T lead the sessions.
The program, initiated in August 2011, leverages the intellectual expertise available at the university to offer high quality, affordable, locally accessible, cutting edge IT education and training in areas relevant to the local information technology industry.
The IT Academy combines current research with problems of practical interest to IT professionals. Each session includes specific learning outcomes that are reached by theoretical discussions, problem-solving activities, and/or practical in-class applications of the session topics.
Topics for the upcoming sessions include:
• Understanding and Using Old Software
• Social Media Interfaces
• Cloud Computing
• Crowdsourcing and Open-source Communities
• Organizational Information Management
• Identifying and Assessing New and Emerging Technologies
• Data Mining
• Communication Centralization
• Preventing Software Vulnerabilities
For more information, or to register, visit http://ITAcademy.unomaha.edu or call 402.554.2380.
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