About Me:

Parrish_HeadShotMy name is James Parrish and I am an Associate Professor of Information Systems at Nova Southeastern University’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences.  I am also serve as Vice President for Student Chapters for the Association of Information Systems, the Vice President of the South Florida Technology Alliance (SFTA), and Vice Chair of the Partnership for Advancing Computing Education (PACE).

I am an active researcher in the field of information systems, focusing on the areas of social media, knowledge management, and social engineering exploits.  I also mentor doctoral students and teach graduate classes in cloud computing, enterprise systems, and IT Strategy.  In addition to my roles as an academic, I work with several regional, national, and international organizations to advocate for technology education, the development of a strong technology workforce, and technology in general.

Prior to entering academia, I worked as an IT Manager and Systems Analyst in the public and private sectors.  I am passionate about technology and how it is used by people and within organizations.   I am also passionate about getting students involved with technology and have mentored student teams in the Microsoft Imagine Cup and currently serve as the faculty advisor to the AIS Student Chapter here at NSU.

This blog is merely another extension of my passion.  Here I will write about my research, advocacy, Imagine Cup, and other items of interest in technology.  Please feel free to read my rants and I hope that you enjoy them.



The Imagine Cup Experience

Me with the members of team MedRX. Winners of the 2011 Imagine Cup Cloud Computing Achievement Award.



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