Nir Kshetri’s book Big Data and Cloud Computing for Development: Lessons from Key Industries and Economies in the Global South

April 11, 2017

Nir Kshetri’s book Big Data and Cloud Computing for Development: Lessons from Key Industries and Economies in the Global South with coauthors Torbjorn Fredriksson (United Nations) and Diana Rojas (Universidad de la Sabana) has just been published by Routledge (New York).

This book provides a framework for evaluating big data and cloud computing based on how they evolve to fit users’ needs in developing countries in key areas, such as agriculture, education and e-commerce. The authors discuss how this framework can be utilized by businesses, governments, and consumers to accelerate economic growth and overcome information and communication barriers.

Nir Kshetri: How to get rich with fake news

March 21, 2017

Nir Kshetri was interviewed by the leading Belgian newspaper De Standaard, based in Brussels.  He has been quoted in an article entitled  “Zo word je rijk met fake news” (How to get rich with fake news) published on March 18, 2017 (http://www.standaard.be/cnt/dmf20170316_02784110?shareId=952ccbf292a7ec914a682f5d7e99efbcab399326173aaa814c4eb3b10e6ab2d3c63584edd06de22080613c1787623985882bc0d5e2011483c03fc0810e8fc8f635d2ad860905b8fbf081eceba1471217)

Nir Kshetri: The Quest to Cyber Superiority: Cybersecurity Regulations, Frameworks, and Strategies of Major Economies & Big Data’s Big Potential in Developing Economies: Impact on Agriculture, Health and Environmental Security

Nir Kshetri published the following books:

  1. Kshetri, Nir. (2016). The Quest to Cyber Superiority: Cybersecurity Regulations, Frameworks, and Strategies of Major Economies, Springer-Verlag: New York, Berlin and Heidelberg.
  2. Kshetri, Nir. (2016). Big Data’s Big Potential in Developing Economies: Impact on Agriculture, Health and Environmental Security, Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International (CABI) Publishing, Wallingford, Oxon, the U.K.

Nir Kshetri: Cybersecurity training now underway in Japan

March 1, 2017
Nir Kshetri was interviewed by the Cambodian newspaper The Phnom Penh Post. He has been quoted in an article titled, “Cyber security training now underway in Japan” (http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cyber-security-training-now-underway-japan) published on March 1, 2017.

Nir Kshetri delivered keynote speech on Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Organizations

November 4, 2016 

Nir Kshetri delivered a keynote speech at the IV Encuentro Internacional Javeriano de Emprendimiento e Innovación para las Organizaciones (4th International Javeriano Meeting on Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Organizations), which was held in Bogota, Colombia

Big Data in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry: A review of the state-of-the-art

Nir Kshetri  delivered a keynote speech at the 6th conference on Productivity, Competitiveness and Human Capital in Organizations (VI Congreso de Productividad, Competitividad y Capital Humano en la Organizaciones), which was held in Universid2016_september_mexico_tijuana-059ad Autonoma de Baja California, Tijuana, Mexico. The title of his presentation was “Big data in the tourism and hospitality industry: A review of the state-of-the-art”.

Nir Kshetri: After the NSA hack: Cybersecurity in an even more vulnerable world

Nir Kshetri wrote an article “After the NSA hack: Cybersecurity in an even more vulnerable world” for The Conversation, https://Nir Kshetri - image-20160210-12185-5r9nv3.com/after-the-nsa-hack-cybersecurity-in-an-even-more-vulnerable-world-64090 (August 18). This article was reprinted in a number of media outlets including U.S. News & World Report (http://www.usnews.com/news/best-countries/articles/2016-08-19/what-a-possible-nsa-hack-says-about-global-cybersecurity), New Boston Post (http://newbostonpost.com/2016/08/19/after-the-nsa-hack-cybersecurity-in-an-even-more-vulnerable-world/), seattlepi.com (http://www.seattlepi.com/news/article/After-the-NSA-hack-Cybersecurity-in-an-even-more-9172078.php), AP News (http://bigstory.ap.org/article/078bba44f0c747eea990ca0c9cd54d5a/after-nsa-hack-cybersecurity-even-more-vulnerable-world), SF Gate (http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/After-the-NSA-hack-Cybersecurity-in-an-even-more-9172078.php and (http://m.sfgate.com/news/article/After-the-NSA-hack-Cybersecurity-in-an-even-more-9172078.php), Greenwich Time (http://www.greenwichtime.com/news/article/After-the-NSA-hack-Cybersecurity-in-an-even-more-9172078.php), Beaumontenterprise.com (http://www.beaumontenterprise.com/news/article/After-the-NSA-hack-Cybersecurity-in-an-even-more-9172078.php), The Houston Chronicle (http://www.chron.com/news/article/After-the-NSA-hack-Cybersecurity-in-an-even-more-9172078.php), The Revoluzionne (https://therevoluzionne.squarespace.com/daily-news/after-the-nsa-hack-cybersecurity-in-an-even-more-vulnerable-world- ), United Press International (UPI)  (http://www.upi.com/Top_News/Opinion/2016/08/19/After-the-NSA-hack-Cybersecurity-in-an-even-more-vulnerable-world/9051471619782/), Observer (http://observer.com/2016/08/after-the-nsa-hack-cybersecurity-in-an-even-more-vulnerable-world/), MSN (http://www.msn.com/en-us/money/technology/what-a-possible-nsa-hack-says-about-global-cybersecurity/ar-BBvPWDZ), TechCentral (https://www.techcentral.co.za/the-nsa-has-been-hacked-now-what/67806/), Homeland Security News Wire (http://www.homelandsecuritynewswire.com/dr20160822-after-the-nsa-hack-cybersecurity-in-an-even-more-vulnerable-world)

Nir Kshetri was interviewed by National Post Radio, the morning national news show on SiriusXM Satellite Radio, Toronto studios, Canada (www.siriusxm.ca). The interview was about recent cybersecurity breach with the National Security Agency (NSA). 

Eloise Hassell shares strategies for success at New Student Convocation

convocation-30663-fThe Key to Success:  Choices

  • Pay attention to your surroundings
  • Make friends
  • Try out your major
  • Pick your priorities
  • Go to class
  • Have Fun
  • Get involved on campus
  • Look for the good in everyone.

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Senior Research Award winner Nir Kshetri studies how technology can help transform the least developed countries.

Nir Kshetri - Ahead of his time

Almost 20 years have passed since management professor Nir Kshetri made a career-altering discovery in a small village in Nepal. An assistant professor at Kathmandu University, he’d been working as a trainer for various projects sponsored by the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization, the German Technical Cooperation and the Nepal Agricultural Development Bank. The goal was to help Nepalese farmers modernize the way they go about farming and selling their commodities.

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