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Students feature diverse projects at the 10th SoC Term Project Showcase

28 April 2017 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems Student

 

28 April 2017 – NUS Computing held the 10th iteration of its semestral student project showcase on the evening of 12 April 2017, at the school premises. Organised by Dr. Anand Bhojan, this SoC Term Project Showcase (STePS) involved some 360 students from eight modules showcasing their works as well as close to 30 students presenting their module independent projects (MIPs) and final year projects (FYPs).

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NUS Computing and IBM Singapore collaborate to promote FinTech and blockchain training in Singapore

25 April 2017 Department of Information Systems Faculty Press Release

 

25 April 2017 - NUS Computing and the IBM Center for Blockchain Innovation (ICBI), a part of IBM Research, are collaborating to jointly develop a module on financial technology, to better equip students with essential knowledge and skill sets in this area.

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Information Systems PhD student wins UXSEA Mobile App Design Challenge

18 April 2017 Department of Information Systems Student

 

18 April 2017 – Last week, Information Systems PhD student and teaching assistant Upasna Bhandari won the User Experience Southeast Asia (UXSEA) Mobile App Design Challenge.

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Fourth year BA and IS students placed second at INFORMS competition

13 April 2017 Department of Information Systems Student

 

13 April 2017 – A team of NUS Computing students, comprising Year 4 Business Analytics students Che Mingzhou and Wu Zijing, and Year 4 Information Systems student Li Dongyan, won the second prize at the inaugural Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) Operations Research and Analytics Student Team Competition.

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What’s in an online review?

03 April 2017 Department of Information Systems Faculty Research Feature

 

03 April 2017 - Simple solutions to complex problems. This was the mantra that Associate Professor Tan Chuan Hoo kept returning to in the discussion of his paper, Sequentiality of Product Review Information Provision: An Information Foraging Perspective, which was published in MIS Quarterly in 2016.

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S'pore's tertiary bodies revamp courses to meet needs of future economy

29 March 2017 Department of Information Systems Faculty News Media

 

NUS Computing will be expanding its specialisation in e-commerce and adding two new ones in fintech and digital innovation. Associate Professor Tan Chuan Hoo says that the school would like students to have creative ideas, design and develop solutions and bring them to the market, rather than merely conceptualising but not following through with execution.

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NUS Computing alumni part of winning team at AirAsia hackathon

29 March 2017 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems Alum

 

29 March 2017 – Team Aviato, a group of five NUS and NTU alumni, won the Airvolution hackathon organized by budget carrier AirAsia.

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InvestingNote, a social network for investors by investors

18 March 2017 Department of Information Systems Alum News Media

 Founded by Information Systems alumnus Shanison Lin, InvestingNote is a platform that allows users to keep their own e-journals for their investments.

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CFLD International Sets Up Headquarters in Singapore, Signs MOU with NUS

17 March 2017 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems Faculty News Media

 

One of Forbes Asia's Fab 50 Companies China Fortune Land Development (CFLD) has chosen Singapore as the headquarters of its international arm - CFLD International. CFLD signed an MOU with NUS, its first international education partner, to drive innovation and leverage business analytics research to address smart city industry challenges.

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NUS, NTU among top in global uni rankings

08 March 2017 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems Faculty News Media

 

NUS has been ranked the world's tenth best university in computer science and information systems in this year's QS World University Rankings by Subject.

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Real-life Dream Coders of Singapore

02 March 2017 Department of Information Systems Alum News Media

 

Information Systems graduate Lester Chan is the Head of Engineering at Tech in Asia. He is in charge of the engineering team that develops product features and manages server infrastructure.

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Students can now directly apply for double majors at NUS

27 February 2017 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems Faculty News Media

 

In AY2017/2018, NUS will offer about 30 new double major combinations and about 40 major-minor combinations. Students can choose from 16 subject areas, including Business Analytics, Computer Science and Information Security. NUS will also be introducing a revamped Bachelor of Computer in Information Systems (IS) degree programme. The programme offers new specialisations in the areas of financial technology, digital innovation and e-commerce.

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NUS Computing graduates command high starting salaries in latest survey

27 February 2017 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems Student

 

27 February 2017 - In spite of a relatively subdued economy, NUS Computing graduates continue to hold their own in the face of stiff market competition.

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Slowing economy not a blip for fresh grads in job market

23 February 2017 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems Student News Media

 

Graduates of NUS Computing's Computer Science and Information Systems programmes had the highest increase in starting salaries. Overall, graduates from 16 NUS courses including arts, business, computing, nursing and pharmacy, recorded improvements in their starting salaries.

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NUS Computing staff and students win multiple awards at ICIS 2016

01 February 2017 Department of Information Systems Faculty Student

 

1 February 2017 - Four NUS Computing faculty members received awards at the 2016 International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), which was held in Dublin, Ireland from 11 to 14 December.

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Start-up life in Silicon Valley

25 January 2017 Department of Information Systems Student News Media

 

Ron Teo De Zhao, a final year NUS Computing student majoring in information systems, discovered his ability to negotiate business deals with older and more experienced executives as a business development executive with a California-based startup accelerator called Plug and Play. For Business Analytics student Andre Tan, the NOC programme saw him re-affirming his passion for data science. His internship with social gaming network PlayPhone provided him with a larger data set for him to analyse.

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Prof. Tan Chuan Hoo recognised for journal review work

21 December 2016 Department of Information Systems Faculty

 

21 December 2016 - Associate Professor Tan Chuan Hoo from the Department of Information Systems has received the 2016 Best Reviewer Award from the Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS). He also received an honorable mention from the journal in 2015 in recognition of his contribution as a member of its Editorial Review Board.

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NUS Computing students exhibit their works at the 9th SoC Term Project Showcase

23 November 2016 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems Faculty Student

 

23 November 2016 - The 9th SoC Term Project Showcase (STePS) was held at COM1-Level 2 on 11 November from 6 pm to 10 pm. The event involved some 118 students from five modules showcasing their works as well as 12 students presenting their module independent projects (MIPs) and final year projects (FYPs).

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NUS Computing donates computers to a Cambodian school

11 November 2016 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems Faculty

 

11 November 2016 - NUS Computing donated 53 computers to a school in Cambodia in July this year. The PCs arrived in mid-August at The Methodist School of Cambodia in Phnom Penh and were set up in September, in preparation for the new academic year which began in October.

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What on earth is an API?

09 November 2016 Department of Information Systems News Media

 

In an article about APIs or application processing interfaces, Assistant Professor Um Sungyong of the Department of Information Systems is quoted as saying that APIs "fundamentally reduce the time and effort” for developers to scale their digital products.

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