“The Association for Information Systems (AIS) serves society through the advancement of knowledge and the promotion of excellence in the practice and study of information systems. AIS is the premier professional association for individuals and organizations who lead the research, teaching, practice, and study of information systems worldwide.”
Temple University Chapter
As the founding student chapter, Temple AIS upholds an engaging and well-developed focal point for students studying Management Information Systems, or students interested in the practice of MIS, through professional development, social events, and community activities. With the cooperation of welcoming faculty and staff within the highly ranked MIS department, AIS offers a plethora of benefits to its members, some of which include:
AIS strives to cultivate education and personal and professional growth in its members. To do so, AIS exposes its members to industry knowledge by way of various speakers and networking opportunities. Additionally, AIS and its members foster inclusivity and creativity within the organization through team case competitions and technical workshops where members have to come up with solutions to problems presented to them. AIS members are intelligent, driven individuals who are compelled to make changes in the world.
MIS is short for Management Information Systems and is the name of an academic discipline and major which focuses on solving business problems and creating new opportunities with technology. MIS professionals are leaders who initiate, design, and apply technology to transform business functions and produce innovative products and services. The Fox MIS curriculum is continuously being updated with the most important and relevant concepts in collaboration with a world class advisory board and executive-in-residence program. Learn more about the program here.
The Fox School’s Institute for Business and Information Technology (IBIT) provides cutting-edge knowledge and valuable connections to sustain excellence in information technology. IBIT integrates industry perspectives with academic research expertise to create forums for generating and exchanging best practices. IBIT is affiliated with the Fox School’s nationally ranked Department of Management Information Systems. IBIT draws participating faculty and students from MIS as well as the expertise of the entire Fox and Temple University community. Learn more about IBIT functions here.