Cameron School of Business at UNCW

Overcoming Barriers to Technology Adoption When Fostering Entrepreneurship Among the Poor: The Role of Technology and Digital Literacy

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Sep 28, 2020 10:41:24 AM

Story notes contributed by Dr. Xaver Neumeyer, Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship at the UNCW Cameron School of Business.

Xaver Neumeyer, Ph.D. assistant professor of entrepreneurship at UNCW Cameron School of Business recently published “Overcoming Barriers to Technology Adoption When Fostering Entrepreneurship Among the Poor: The Role of Technology and Digital Literacy” in IEEE Transactions of Engineering Management. The journal is rated “A” by the Australian Business Dean’s Council.

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Topics: analytics, community, entrepreneurship, social media marketing, communication, technology, research, digital literacy

Collaborative Education In An Online Setting

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Jul 20, 2020 9:41:59 AM

Guest Blogger: Dr. William Sackley, Director of BB&T Center for Global Capitalism and Cameron School of Business Professor of Finance (this post originally appeared on WilmingtonBiz.com on January 10, 2020)

Last summer my colleague, Dr. Adam Jones, Chair of the Department of Economics and Finance, and I finally got serious about a project that we had contemplated for quite a while – the development of an online course in Personal Finance. We are both passionate about the strong need existing for enhanced exposure to these topics. We speculate – and certainly not because we are the developers – that this could easily be the course which provides the most value added during a college career.

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Topics: Cameron faculty, community, communication, technology, Insights

Innovation In Two-Sided Platforms

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Jul 16, 2020 9:03:00 AM

Guest Blogger: Dr. Shaoling Katee Zhang, Assistant Professor of Marketing, Cameron School of Business (this post originally appeared on WilmingtonBiz.com on November 6, 2019)

In recent decades, we have seen numerous modern two-sided platforms emerging across a wide range of industries, such as transportation (Uber), hospitality (Airbnb), food delivery (GrubHub), recruiting (Monster), education (Coursera), financing (Kickstarter), healthcare (Cohealo), travel (TripAdvisor), professional service (Upwork), retailing (Alibaba), and local service (Angie’s List).

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Topics: business development, Cameron faculty, capitalism, community, marketing, technology, artificial intelligence, leadership, Insights

Preparing for the Future

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Jul 15, 2020 8:35:54 AM

Guest Blogger: Richard J. Walsh, Director, UNCW Swain Center for Executive & Economic Development (this post originally appeared on WilmingtonBiz.com on October 9, 2019)

The Swain Center is looking into the future, and helping leaders prepare themselves and their organizations for big changes that are coming.  We are now seeing a whole “new world of work” and “future fluency’ that is required for continued success. One thing is for sure, preparing for the future requires big changes. Are you prepared?

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Topics: Cameron faculty, community, Swain Center, technology, artificial intelligence, leadership, Insights

All Patches are Equal; Some Patches are More Equal than Others

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Jul 14, 2020 8:52:28 AM

Guest Blogger: Dr. Ulku Clark, director of UNCW’s Center for Cyber Defense Education (CCDE) and Dr. Geoff Stoker, CCDE affiliated faculty (this post originally appeared on WilmingtonBiz.com on September 18, 2019)

Good patch management is key to solid cybersecurity. By better understanding some of the differences among vulnerability types, CEOs, CIOs, and CSO/CISOs will be better able to set good policies and to properly support the employees charged with executing those policies.

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Topics: Cameron faculty, community, cyber security, technology, investments, artificial intelligence, leadership, Insights

We Are UNCW: Maxwell Moody '17

Posted by UNCW on Dec 19, 2019 9:09:58 AM

(This post originally appeared as a We Are UNCW feature on December 18, 2019)

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Topics: alumni, global, student stories, We Are UNCW, technology, environment, career

The Rise of Artificial Intelligence: What Does It Mean for Our Region?

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Apr 26, 2019 11:15:00 AM

By Dr. Adam Jones, Associate Professor of Economics at the UNCW Cameron School of Business (Note: this post was originally shared on WilmingtonBiz.com on April 1, 2019)

The emergence of artificial intelligence (AI) and technological expansion has both stirred imaginations, as well as stoked concerns of job loss and income inequality. Jean de La Fontaine’s aphorism, “Everyone believes very easily whatever they fear or desire,” continues to ring true 300 years after his death. 
 
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Topics: technology, economy, artificial intelligence

Information Systems and Technology Professionals Continue to Be in High Demand

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Mar 15, 2019 10:30:00 AM

By Drs. Tom Janicki and Jeffrey Cummings, UNCW Cameron School of Business

Have you been weighing the benefits of potential degree paths recently, or perhaps pondering a career change? Technology may be the way to go! A recent survey by Information Systems professors Jeffrey Cummings and Thomas Janicki in the Cameron School of Business at UNCW report that Information Systems professionals continue to exceed the average growth rate of all business occupations. 

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Topics: management information systems, WITX, technology, MS Computer Science and Information Systems, economy

Are You Blockchain Bound?

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Dec 11, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Guest Blogger: Dr. Brian Kinard, Professor of Marketing, Cameron School of Business (This post originally appeared on WilmingtonBiz.com on September 4, 2018)

Blockchain, the distributed cryptographic ledger technology that has given rise to the cryptocurrency craze, is now becoming a building block in business school curriculum. Top business schools, such as Duke, MIT, and Harvard, have added a series of courses in blockchain technology to their programs over the past two years and Stanford University recently launched a Center for Blockchain Research. The emergence and rapid expansion of courses designed around blockchain development and cryptography should come as no surprise, as Upwork ranked blockchain as the fastest growing freelance skill in the United States for the second consecutive quarter. These facts may lead you to ask a few basic questions:

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Topics: marketing, technology, blockchain

UNCW/CSB Alumni To Launch New Product That Promotes Personal Safety

Posted by Cameron School of Business on May 26, 2017 9:00:00 AM

New Potato Technologies will be launching their latest product, the Brio Coaster, to the Wilmington community in June. Worked on by a team including four UNCW alumni (Chris Sumner, James Smith, Alan Linz and Amanda Harman) and two Cameron School of Business alumnae (Kellie McLiverty and Corinne Conto, IMBA), this 'smart' coaster is designed to alert you via your phone if someone tampers with your drink while you're away from it.

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Topics: alumni, entrepreneurship, technology

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UNCW was established as Wilmington College in 1947. The Department of Business and Economics became the Cameron School of Business in 1979. Focused on the transformation of today’s business world from the industrial age into the information age, business education at the Cameron School of Business is focused on the technical, analytical and interpersonal skills students will need to lead this fundamental change in the business world through the 21st century.

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