ARLINGTON, Va. – Dr. Donna M. Schaeffer, an associate professor of information technology at Marymount University, has contributed the chapter “Big Data Transforming Small and Medium Enterprises” to the book “Organizational Transformations Through Big Data Analytics.” The book will be released in September 2015 as part of the IGI Global series Advances in Business Information Systems and Analytics. The series presents diverse and timely research on business information systems and business analytics.
Schaeffer has taught technology, leadership and ethics at universities in the United States, Germany and Korea. Most of her managerial and professional career has been focused on information technology projects in hospitals and medical offices. She was part of the team that deployed Cisco’s first enterprise-wide Voice Over Internet Protocol and also programmed systems for the Space Shuttle.