Success in the 21st century requires that business managers and analysts understand what technologies are available in the marketplace and how these technologies can lead to competitive advantage .Through the Pitt Business Business Information Systems (BIS) major, students will develop the abilities to partner with, or contribute to, IT-enabled business strategy, operations and projects in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to:

  • Evaluating new information technologies, business models, and their implications
  • Understanding the relationships between competitive advantage and information technologies
  • Assessing a business or business area to recognize where process improvements can be made
  • Eliciting and identifying requirements
  • Communicating effectively with consumers, managers, analysts, business partners, and IT professionals
  • Modeling needs, processes, and data
  • Managing data as an asset
  • Managing processes