• Technologist in Residence, Ois Operations & Info Systems
  • MSCM Supervisory Committee Member, Ois Operations & Info Systems
  • Associate Professor (Lecturer), Ois Operations & Info Systems

Current Courses

Spring 2023

  • IS 4440-084
    Networking and Servers
  • IS 4440-090
    Networking and Servers
    Location: ONLN (Online)
  • IS 6440-090
    Server Administration
    Location: ONLN (Online)
  • IS 6640-001
    Networking and Servers
    Location: SFEBB 5180 (SFEBB 5180)
  • IS 6640-090
    Networking and Servers
    Location: ONLN (Online)
  • IS 6802-001
    MSIS Capstone 1
    Location: SFEBB 3106 (SFEBB 3106)
  • IS 6803-001
    MSIS CapstoneCompletion
    Location: GARFF 2335 (GARFF 2335)

Fall 2022

Summer 2022

Entrepreneurial Experience

  • Stratus IT Group. 09/01/2012 - 10/01/2015. Employees: 5.
    Comments: Co-founder
  • Trusted Network Solutions. 07/01/2005 - 12/31/2020. Employees: 8.
    Comments: President and Founder, company acquired by VLCM in October of 2020.

Professional Organizations

  • AIM SEC - IT Security Roundtable. 04/12/2017 - present. Position : Member.
  • Association of Information Managers (AIM) and AIM-SEC. 01/01/2017 - present. Position : Member.
  • VARNEX IT Service and Solution Provider Community. 01/01/2017 - 12/31/2020. Position : Member.

Courses I Teach

  • IS 4410 - Information Systems
    Overview of the role and use of information systems to support individual, group, and business decision-making. Includes coverage of technology’s role in supporting the decision-making process of business.
  • IS 6596 - MSIS Capstone Project
    The Capstone Project is a course taken over three consecutive semesters at the end of the student’s MSIS program. The course involves the completion of a complex information systems project as a team member under the supervision of an OIS faculty member. The objective of the project is to allow the student to integrate knowledge obtained from individual courses into solving a practical technology problem, and to establish to a career plan. The course covers the selection, execution and reporting of a project of individual interest to the student.
  • IS 6640 - Networking and Servers
    An introduction to the design, operation, and management of telecommunication systems including Server 2008, IIS, Linux (light), TCP/IP, management support for networking. This course provides instruction in data communications and computer network definitions, concepts and principles, including (but not limited to): the conversion of voice, data, video and image to digital form; topologies; protocols; standards; and fundamental concepts related to data communication networks, such as routers, gateways, cabling, etc. It prepares students to make intelligent and informed decisions about data network design/management, by analyzing the benefits, drawbacks, effects, tradeoffs, and the compromises related to various data communication technologies. You will learn how to make policy, design, and installation decisions related to planning and implementing data communication and computer network applications.

Teaching Projects

  • Feedback Fruits Proof of Concept. Project Lead: Dave Norwood. Collaborators: Jeff Webb. Teaching and Learning Technologies 05/11/2021 - present.
  • Polling Software POC. Project Lead: Dave Norwood. Personal 01/19/2018 - 05/03/2019. Total Budget: $349.00.

Student Projects

  • 1118-B Ace Recycling - API, Scorecard, and Reports . Andy Adamson, CONNOR LYNN BRYNER, Jared Kujawa. 06/15/2020 - 12/18/2020

Other Classes I Teach

IS&T 3620 - Networks & Data Communications II (Weber State University)

IS&T 3610 - Networks & Data Communications I (Weber State University)