WEBINAR: Technology (Non-)Use as a Network in Emerging Tech and Internet of Things

January 10, 2018, Hosted by Radhika Garg

The user has been central to the way technology is conceptualized, designed, used, and studied in sociotechnical research and recently even non-users have started to become productive foci of this analysis.

This webinar discusses (non-)use of emerging technologies, such as Internet of Things, under the lens of “(Non-)user as a network”.

This early work-in-progress argues how power relations of stakeholders (organizations, regulators, policy makers) and social influences affect the way users decide to use or not use a technology.

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WEBINAR:  After Cryptocurrency: Blockchaining the Internet of Things

February 14, 2018Hosted by Lee W. McKnight

Syracuse University iSchool Professor Lee McKnight will explain in this webinar why many consider blockchain to be the most significant innovation since the dawn of the Internet.
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WEBINAR: Cloud, Microservices, and Other Trends in Enterprise IT Systems

December 7, 2017Hosted by Carlos Caicedo

Modern enterprise IT environments have been undergoing a series of transformations over the last few years due to the rise of new technologies, services, and operational paradigms. The traditional IT professional that would be sifting through cables, managing physical servers, and interacting with networking equipment via command line interfaces is disappearing.\

A new kind of enterprise IT professional is needed. One that understands the challenges, complexities, and business value of technologies and trends such as cloud-based infrastructure and services, containers, software-defined networking, and network virtualization, just to mention a few.

In this presentation, Professor Carlos Caicedo will describe many of these trends and how modern enterprises that rely heavily on data-based services and infrastructure are embracing or need to embrace the flexibility and capabilities of many of these trends to enhance their data-centric operations today and in the near future.

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WEBINAR: Should you improve your Hadoop skills or learn time series analytics?

October 11, 2017, Hosted By Daniel Acuna

Countless Data Science (DS) tools are touted as basic requirements for almost any organization. Ironically, these recommendations are too often based on opinion rather than data. In this talk, Prof. Acuna will showcase preliminary research on trying to understand past and future trends in DS by using DS itself—or DS of DS

Prof. Acuna uses historical records of open DS tools together with their actual usage over time. With unsupervised and supervised analyses, his preliminary results suggest that tools around Hadoop, SQL, and MapReduce have been steadily declining over the years, whereas tools for time series analyses have become surprisingly popular.

Prof. Acuna will then discuss how this new way of looking at the DS tool market might improve training for aspiring Data Scientists.

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Students Get Challenges, Experience in Cyber Defense Contest

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 By  It was a rollercoaster kind of weekend for the 150 college students competing in the 2015  Read More…

Mueller’s Internet Governance Advisory Efforts Recognized

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 By  Mueller’s Internet Governance Advisory Efforts Recognized  Read More…

Students Attends CSI CyberSeed Challenge

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 By  Last week, four students from the School of Information Studies (iSchool) ) traveled to the University of Connecticut to compete in the CSI CyberSeed  Read More…

Caicedo to Present at IEEE Latin-American Conference

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 By  School of Information Studies (iSchool) assistant professor CarlosCaicedo will present a tutorial on “Modern Trends in Radio Frequency Spectrum Management at the 6th Institute of Electrical and Read More…

Caicedo Receives Faculty Research Award from Google

Friday, August 08, 2014 By  With the rapid increase of wireless technology and services, more companies and devices are competing for a limited amount of available space across the wireless radio spectrum. Read More…

CCENT receives the Chancellor’s Award for Public Engagement and Scholarship

Thursday, May 01, 2014 By  Students in the Center for Convergence and Emerging Network Technology (CCENT) in the School of Information Studies worked with Francis House, a residence for people with terminal illnesses located on Syracuse’s North Side, to audit and update the organization’s information technology. Read More…

Student Team Advances to Second Round of Cyber Defense Competition

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 By  A team of graduate students from Center for Convergence and Emerging Network Technologies (CCENT) at the School of Information Studies (iSchool) advanced to second phase of the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition. Read More…


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