2014 Spring Newsletter / School News

Visiting Fulbright Scholar Dr. Jay Liebowitz Explores KM Collaborations

Jay Liebowitz at the McGill School of Information Studies
This November, the School welcomed knowledge management (KM) expert and author Dr. Jay Liebowitz as a Visiting Fulbright Scholar.  Dr. Liebowitz, Orkand Endowed Chair of Management and Technology in the Graduate School of Management & Technology at the University of Maryland University College (UMUC), is an esteemed expert on knowledge management and big data analytics and has published numerous books on these topics.

During his two-week stay at the School, Dr. Liebowitz gave several lectures in various courses. As well, he gave a talk entitled “Big Data, Analytics, and Decision-Making” as part of the SIS Seminar Series, which was very well attended by the McGill community. The purpose of Dr. Liebowitz’s visit was to initiate collaboration for developing research initiatives and joint programs between SIS and other academic units in the area of knowledge management.