Technological development caused profound changes in our society. Changes that affect both the macroeconomy and the labour market as well as the daily life of citizens.

Information and communication technologies (ICT) have been the driving force behind many of these changes. A wide range of sectors in all kinds of companies require ICT, for this reason organizations need employees who have knowledge of multiple disciplines.

By this I mean having multiple competencies that can contribute to business strategies. This of course implies the correct organization of the different business units which can only be achieved through good project management, one that is flexible and agile. With such management, project managers will be able to optimize their resources and boost their performance. Moreover, it has become essential to obtain PMP or CAPM certifications, as many calls for projects require qualified and certified personnel in their teams. Our group stands out for its excellence in project management, we have noticed a gap in this area of knowledge that we want to cover by offering the Master in Information Systems Management.  This course will allow students to occupy higher positions at work and even to embark on a new path in their career in the field of Project Management.  The complexity of mastering the transversal knowledge required by companies is tackled in this programme, which this year continues to be on our list of master degree offers.

Posted by Juan M. Corchado

Juan Manuel Corchado (15 de Mayo de 1971, Salamanca, España) Catedrático en la Universidad de Salamanca. Ha sido Vicerrector de Investigación desde el 2013 hasta el 2017 y Director del Parque Científico de la Universidad de Salamanca. Elegido dos veces como Decano de la Facultad de Ciencias, es Doctor en Ciencias de la Computación por la Universidad de Salamanca y, además, es Doctor en Inteligencia Artificial por la University of the West of Scotland. Dirige el Grupo de Investigación Reconocido BISITE (Bioinformática, Sistemas Inteligentes y Tecnología Educativa), creado en el año 2000. Director del IOT Digital Innovation Hub y presidente del AIR Institute, J. M. Corchado también es Profesor Visitante en el Instituto Tecnológico de Osaka desde enero de 2015, Profesor visitante en la Universiti Malaysia Kelantan y Miembro del Advisory Group on Online Terrorist Propaganda of the European Counter Terrorism Centre (EUROPOL). J. M. Corchado ha sido presidente de la asociación IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics, y coordinador académico del Instituto Universitario de Investigación en Arte y Tecnología de la Animación de la Unviersidad de Salamanca e investigador en las Universidades de Paisley (UK), Vigo (Spain) y en el Plymouth Marine Laboratory (UK). En la actualidad compagina toda su actividad con la dirección de los programas de Máster en Seguridad, Animación Digital, Telefonía Movil, Dirección de Sistemas de Información, Internet de las Cosas, Social Media, Diseño e Impresión 3D, Blockchain, Z System, Industria 4.0, Gestión de Proyectos Ágiles y Smart Cities & Intelligent Buildings​, en la Universidad de Salamanca y su trabajo como editor jefe de las revistas ADCAIJ (Advances in Distributed Computing and Artificial Intelligence Journal), OJCST (Oriental Journal of Computer Science and Technology) o Electronics MDPI (Computer Science & Engineering section). J. M. Corchado desarrolla principalmente trabajos en proyectos relacionados con Inteligencia Artificial, Machine Learning, Blockchain, IoT, Fog Computing, Edge Computing, Smart Cities, Smart Grids y Análisis de sentimiento.

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