Dennis Anderson

  • Associate Professor Emeritus, Computer Information Systems
  • Coordinator, "IT"-Related Internship Programs,
  • Coordinator, GB310 Core Course,
  • EDD Ball State University

Teaching Interests

Strategic Information Systems; Database Systems; Management Information Systems; Business Process Management

Research Interests

Information and Process Management Curriculum; Strategic Information Systems; Business Process Management

Consulting/Practice Interests

Information Systems (evaluation, selection, implementation); Microsoft Access (database development and support); Strategic Information Technology

Bio

Primary teaching and research interests include MIS, DSS and Business Process Management. Extensive business experience including work for a CPA firm, a financial services institution, and consulting with industry. Formerly taught computer technology at Purdue University.

Professional Memberships

  • Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Present
  • Association for Information Systems Present
  • Institute for Certification of Computer Professionals (ICCP) Present
  • Society for Information Management (SIM) Present
  • Publications

    Journal Articles


  • Saraswat, S., Anderson, D. M., Chircu, A. M. (2014). Teaching Business Process Management with Simulation in Graduate Business Programs: An Integrative Approach. Journal of Information Systems Education, (25) 3 221-232, Fall 2014.

    Conference Proceedings


  • Saraswat, S.Anderson, D. M. (2012). Perceptions of MBA Students on Business Process Modeling as a Learning Tool: Association for Information Systems, (AMCIS)

  • Presentations

  • Saraswat, S., Anderson, D. M., Chircu, A. M. (2016). “Teaching Business Process Management (BPM) with Modeling and Simulation (Integration of Computer Based Dynamic Modeling and Business Process Improvement as an Innovative Pedagogical Approach for delivering Business Process Management (BPM) courses in Colleges of Business Administration)” Presented at the22nd Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), San Diego, CA, August 11-14
  • Chircu, A. M., Saraswat, S., Anderson, D. M. (2015). “Simulation in Business Education: A Literature Review ” Presented at the AITP-EDSIG EDSIG Conference 2015 - Conference on Information Systems and Computing Education Wilmington, NC, November 1-4, 2015
  • Saraswat, S., Anderson, D. M., Chircu, A. M. (2014). “Using Simulation for Experiential Learning in Undergraduate Education” Presented at theTeaching Professor Conference Boston, MA
  • Saraswat, S., Anderson, D. M. (2012). “Perceptions of MBA Students on Business Process Modeling as a Learning Tool: ” Presented at the Association for Information Systems AMCIS Seattle, WA
  • Saraswat, S., Anderson, D. M. (1995). “Global Diffusion of Information Technology: A Regional Perspective” Presented at theIFIP Pittsburgh, PA
  • Saraswat, S., Anderson, D. M. (1995). “Multinational Dimensions of Information Technology: A Perspective from New England Corporations” Presented at theIFIP Toronto, Canada
  • Saraswat, S., Anderson, D. M. (1994). “The Global Importance of Telecommunications Technology: Some Empirical Evidence” Presented at theIFIP Maui, Hawaii, January
  • Saraswat, S., Anderson, D. M. (1992). “A Macroeconomic Perspective on the Global Importance of Information Technology” Presented at theIFIP Burlington, Vermont
  • Saraswat, S., Anderson, D. M. (1992). “A Macroeconomic Perspective on the Global Importance of Information Technology” Presented at theNortheast Business and Economics Association Annual Conference Burlington, VT
  • Anderson, D. M. (1989). “End-User Computing in a Public Accounting Firm” Presented at theACM SIGCSE Technical Symposium Louisville, KY
  • Anderson, D. M. (1989). “What Small Business Owners Should Know About Computers”
  • Plourde, P. J., Adair, J., Anderson, D. M. (1986). “Integrating Portable Computers into the Freshman Curriculum” Presented at theNational Conference on the Freshman Year Experience Columbia, SC
  • Plourde, P. J., Adair, J., Anderson, D. M. (1986). “Organizing and Implementing the Freshman Computer Program” Presented at theNational Educational Computing Conference San Deigo, CA
  • Plourde, P. J., Adair, J., Anderson, D. M. (1985). “An Experiment in Student Oriented Computing” Presented at theInternational Business Schools Computer Users Group (IBSCUG) Atlanta, GA
  • Plourde, P. J., Anderson, D. M. (1984). “A Strategy for Transitioning from Computer Literacy to Computer Fluency” Presented at theInternational Business Schools Computer Users Group (IBSCUG) Iowa City, IA
  • Anderson, D. M., Zbyszynski, H. (1984). “The Question of Microcomputers for Students” Presented at theInternational Business Schools Computer Users Group (IBSCUG) Iowa City, IA
  • Anderson, D. M. (1982). “Computer Graphics: User-Oriented Software Packages” Presented at theACM SIGCSE National Conference Indianapolis, IN
  • Anderson, D. M. (1976). “An Interdisciplinary Approach (College of Engineering and Technology) for Teaching FORTRAN Programming” Presented at theThird Annual Indiana University Computer Network Conference Indianapolis, IN
  • Anderson, D. M. (1975). “Predicting the Success Potential of Introductory Computer Programming Students from the ATPP and Other Easily Obtainable Data” Presented at theACM SIGCSE National Conference Washington, D. C
  • Service

    Department Service


  • Committee Chair for Internship Committee 1994 - Present
  • Course Coordinator for GB310 - Business Processes & Systems 2012 - 2018
  • University Service


  • Committee Member for GB Curriculum Committee 2010 - Present