2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    Oct 24, 2021  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MSIT 3440 - Special Topics: Information Technology

This course addresses current or timely topics (in Information Technology) that are in a pilot phase or are known to be one time offerings.  Special Topics can vary from semester to semester.  May be repeated for credit.


FOUNDATIONS OF THE LEAN ENTERPRISE - Foundations of the Lean Enterprise will lead the student through the building blocks of a progressive framework which enables the benefit of the agile development methodology at the enterprise level. In doing so, the opportunity to implement the culture of a learning organization is identified and supplemented with Lean Startup techniques (like Design Thinking). Together, the enterprise is better able to complete with the disruptive, nimble challengers popping up in their marketplace. 

HEALTH DATA AND RECORD SYSTEMS - There have been dramatic advances in health data technologies as well as exponential growth in the amount of data being produced.   This course aims to provide an overview of the healthcare data landscape including the history of the digital healthcare industry and the supporting IT infrastructure, as well as the legislation responsible for shaping the current state and path forward.  Many efficiencies and opportunities are on the horizon, from enhancements in quality of care, clinical decision making, population health, and economies of scale.  In this course, students will gain deep understanding of how to leverage a multitude of disparate data sources, with Big Data methods, to have a positive impact on healthcare.



Anticipated Terms Offered: various