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The technology that powers today’s business is constantly evolving. Across all industries and companies, technological inventions and enhancements often bring new ways to make business more efficient, effective and personalized. That is, as long as you have the right people in place who not only understand the technology but can make it meaningful forthe organization.
Information technology professionals are criticalto helping companies move forward, adapt to the needs of the marketplace and stay on the cutting edge. In this issue of Scholar, Strayer University alumni discuss the many ways in which they contribute to the
future oftheir companies.
The cover person, Mike Garrison (BSIS ’09), brings basketball and otherlive entertainment to thousands of viewers each week as the vice president of information technology for the NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies. This issue also features notable Strayer University alumni who are applying their skills to develop innovative health care solutions, track down criminals and protect critical data.
These stories are just a few examples of what Strayer University graduates are capable of doing and the impact they are making on the professional world. We have no doubt there are many more to come. Dr. Dafnis is the dean of Strayer University’s School of Information Systems and Technology, responsible for guiding the development of the School’s curriculum and ensuring high academic quality. He holds a doctorate in information systems.