The European Renaissance

The European Renaissance

The European Renaissance was a time in the 14th to 17th centuries that was a period of great societal growth and development. One of the most influential types of changes that occurred in this time was the focus on intellectual values and the inventions that stimulated it such as the printing press. With these changes, the Renaissance was able to to not only move society forward in their development of technologies, but in their education and intellectual mindsets. The increase in…

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Hyperconvergence – The Next Step for Data Centers

Hyperconvergence – The Next Step for Data Centers

Hyperconvergence, or hyper converged infrastructure, is an infrastructure framework that integrates storage and virtualization. This approach is centered on the idea of software-defined data center where the software of the data center is the main focus rather than the hardware. Virtualization is used to manage the hardware of the infrastructure which simplifies the management of the data center. Companies are starting to turn to hyperconvergence as it improves scalability and reliability of their network devices. The components of the devices…

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Information Renaissance

Information Renaissance

The Renaissance was a time of rapid growth technological innovation that led to many changes that created the world we live in today. In the spirit of that time of growth, people may equate our current period of technological advancements as the Information Renaissance. Dr. Gillette says on this topic, “Renaissance times are paradoxical times, characterized by encouraging positives and distressing negatives. Renaissance times are paradoxically times of great human progress and great human conflicts” (Gillette 2006)(Find the whole publication here –…

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Why choose CICS?

Why choose CICS?

The Center for Information and Communication Sciences is an unique Master’s program that offers leadership experience at the intersection of business and technology. Obtaining a Master’s degree from this program prepares a student for their careers by providing knowledge as well as practical experience. The practical experience that is a part of the CICS program sets it apart from other Master’s programs. This experience is seen in the form of many social events such as etiquette dinners, golf outings, and…

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Plagiarism In Scientific Work

Plagiarism In Scientific Work

Plagiarism is a serious offense that as a student can failed in an assignment, a course, or even thrown out of a university, but the consequences for plagiarism are even more serious in the professional world. Committing plagiarism as a professional shows that one is does not take pride in their work and is disrespectful of other’s work and time. Plagiarism is taking another’s work and claiming it as your own (see http://www.plagiarism.org/plagiarism-101/what-is-plagiarism/). In my time as a student(which is…

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