Applied Information Management Master's Capstone Projects and Papers

 

This collection contains a selection of the Master's capstone research papers completed by students in the University of Oregon Applied Information Management Master's Degree Program.

For more information on the AIM Program and its requirements, visit the web site at: http://aim.uoregon.edu

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  • Roman, Natasha (University of Oregon, 2019)
    This annotated bibliography addresses the decline in enrollment and increase in cost at four-year institutions over recent years. The issue of declining enrollment is compounded by the introduction of a new generation to ...
  • Perez, George (University of Oregon, 2019)
    Collisions at sea continue to be one of the most serious challenges facing the maritime industry, despite advances in marine electronic navigation systems. These electronic navigation systems can be improved with better ...
  • DeWitt, Jeffrey (University of Oregon, 2019)
    Health IoT represents an agglomeration of medically-based devices that automate collection, communication, and processing of health data (Da Costa, Pasluosta, Eskofier, Da Silva, & Da Rosa Righi, 2018). This study examines ...
  • Balijepalli, Saketh (University of Oregon, 2019)
    Data integration is a digital technology used to combine data from multiple sources and provide users with a unified view of data assets (Chen, Hu, & Xu, 2015; Davidovski, 2018). Data is typically loaded into a data warehouse ...
  • Bald, Laura (University of Oregon, 2019)
    This study addresses the existence of bias in machine learning applications and examines techniques for identifying and mitigating bias using scholarly literature published between 2012 and 2019. The intended audience is ...
  • Sorter, Hiroe (University of Oregon, 2019)
    As the use of learning analytics garners significant interest from higher education institutions, complex challenges have surfaced in the implementation of this tool. A successful implementation requires strategic and ...
  • Berman, Daniel (University of Oregon, 2018)
    Smartphones and social media have driven the popularity of photography to an all-time high. In addition to being popular, photography is big business and operates within a crowded and competitive market. To find success ...
  • Blackwell, Jennifer (University of Oregon, 2018)
    PCI developed security standards to guide merchants in ensuring sensitive cardholder data is protected. However, data breaches continue, affecting the data of billions of customers and negatively affecting revenue and ...
  • Gillin, Barry (University of Oregon, 2018)
    This annotated bibliography addresses the business requirements for disaster recovery planning in order to avoid the loss of critical data and provide business continuance with a focus on replicating critical data using ...
  • Hillaire, Olivia (University of Oregon, 2018)
    Best practices in implementing a hybrid project management methodology that will align stakeholders with differing project approaches were gathered from scholarly literature from 2005 to 2018. Project managers, directors, ...
  • Miller, Jason (University of Oregon, 2018)
    This annotated bibliography contains recent research describing the practices, policies, risks, and results regarding employer-sponsored wellness programs in the United States that are increasingly augmented with biometric ...
  • Smith, Donald (University of Oregon, 2018)
    This study explores the barriers and best practices for consideration by the Washington Air National Guard for the implementation of a social media program for use before, during and after crises within the state of ...
  • Stephens, Cathryn (University of Oregon, 2018)
    The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming the passenger experience and operational efficiencies at commercial service airports. Strategies and tactics employed to implement IoT infrastructure have direct impacts on ...
  • Wright, Del (University of Oregon, 2018)
    Agile software development methods were originally designed for small, individual team projects, but have shown potential benefits for larger projects and organizations as well. Concerns exist, however, regarding scalability ...
  • Verret, Jeffrey (University of Oregon, 2018)
    Information Technology (IT) projects have a reputation of not delivering business requirements. Historical challenges like meeting cost, quality, and timeline targets remain despite the extensive experience most organizations ...
  • Messenger, Mark (University of Oregon, 2018)
    Information Technology (IT) Risk Management is critical for large organizations. Lean methodologies describe ways to reduce process waste. Duplicate IT systems and services can be viewed as Lean waste. This paper explores ...
  • Manship, Kyle (University of Oregon, 2018)
    This study addresses the problem of implementing and integrating earned value methodologies on Agile projects. The intended audience is program and technical managers and team members on projects that lead functional groups. ...
  • Corwin, Jared (University of Oregon, 2018)
    Software piracy, or the illegal use of software, is a growing global issue. The legal and moral ramifications associated with the use of pirated materials within an organization increase the risk of criminal and civil ...
  • Bulthuis, Bjørn (University of Oregon, 2018)
    Aligning IT strategy with organizational strategy is a key contributor to success. IT governance has historically been used to maintain this alignment. More recently, agile methods have been used to remain competitive in ...
  • Abedin, Khuram (University of Oregon, 2018)
    In this digitized world, data is accessible at the fingertips 24/7 and has improved the way people live and productivity and efficiency within organizations. However, security concerns have also taken a toll on reliability ...

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