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ODT Professor Rhonda Lummus taught and advised Katarina Arbanas who appeared on the cover of Forbes Croatian Edition, December 2012.

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Kelley's Supply Chain Alliance serves as a forum for collaboration between supply chain industry partners and ODT--connecting companies to top students grounded in supply chain management theory and implementation. Learn more »

Information Sciences

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Online business graduate program, Kelley Direct, ranked #1

Kelley School of Business’s online graduate program, Kelley Direct, was ranked #1 in January 2014 by U.S. News and World Report.   Two of the ODT graduate specialty programs, Information Systems and Supply Chain/Operations Management, are ranked in the top 10.

Professor Alan Dennis receives lifetime achievement award from AIS

The Association for Information Systems has presented Alan Dennis, the John T. Chambers Chair of Internet Systems and a professor of information systems, with its AIS Award for Outstanding Contribution to IS Education. The award recognizes a professor who has influenced curriculum development and teaching methods, produced valuable research and left a lasting impact on his or her students.

Globase Guatemala: Outside-of-the-box process improvement

Global Business and Social Enterprise Program (Globase), offered in the full-time MBA program, offers a unique opportunity to learn in the classroom and immediately apply these techniques to entrepreneurial businesses and nonprofit organizations in emerging economies. Faculty in the Department of Operations and Decision Technologies (ODT) teach classes in Globase to lead students in their projects. As students move through the project development phase, faculty open their offices to questions and help fit the right tool to the problems.

Steinbeis University learns with ODT

Steinbeis University, in Berlin, Germany, offers a Master of Business Engineering (MBE) and Executive MBA program that take two week seminars at partner universities.  The Department of Operations and Decision Technologies (ODT) crafts a program for their visit to Bloomington, Indiana.

Wayne Winston: Analytics in the World of Sports

Wayne Winston, John and Esther Reese Professor of Decision Sciences at the Kelley School of Business, Analytics hotshot, Excel prophet, and all around interesting human being.

Online Retailing and Operations: Research from PhD Student Shengqi Ye

Shengqi Ye studied automatic control as an undergraduate and connected the skill set to that of an Operations manager.

From a Classroom to a Career: Kelley's Technology Education

Will Petrovic chose the Kelley School of Business because he expected a superior education with many career options.

The Importance of the Process: Student project working with local Community Kitchen

Lauren Reed, an Operations Management and Marketing Major had no unusual expectations for P355 Lean Six Sigma last spring.

Virtual Ideas: Modifying platforms for better collaboration

Doctoral candidates Randy Minas and Akshay Bhagwatwar research elements of the user's experience in online collaboration.

Supply Chain Students Receive IU Outstanding Senior Awards

Two supply chain seniors, Laura Hoover and Brett Rasche, received Kate Hevner Mueller Outstanding Senior Awards from Indiana University at the beginning of this year. Twelve recipients across campus were named “outstanding seniors” based on their leadership skills inside and outside of the classroom.

Freshmen Integrated Business Course a Foundation for Future Learning

Direct Admit freshmen students construct sustainable business plans in the new, integrated business course X170 “How Business Works”.

MSIS Students Speed to Success with the Indy Racing Experience

Graduate students in Kelley’s Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS) capstone course partnered with Indy Racing Experience, a company that provides two-seater racing experiences for fans.