Dr. Gupta is a highly sought after speaker. She has served as a motivational speaker, keynote speaker and presented at numerous corporate events, lunch-and-learn initiatives, workshops,conferences, professional associations, and recognition ceremonies. Her depth and breadth of expertise covers a wide range of current and cutting-edge topics that hold great appeal to diverse audiences, including C-executives, managers, higher education administrators and faculty, project managers, entrepreneurs, professional women, and upcoming leaders across a cross-section of industries and functions. A short sample of the many outstanding presentations that Dr. Gupta has given, along with a brief sample of her publications, are shown below:
Keynote Speaking Engagements:
CIO Conference, Becoming a better IT Leader By Being a Strategic Business Thinker, Rochester, June 17th, 2014, Rochester, New York.
APACS Conference, STEM-SMART: Increasing the Pipeline of STEM students in the United States, Albany, New York.
Lucent Technologies Celebration of Engineers Week: Be Prepared for Technology-Driven Change, Omaha, Nebraska.
Project Management Institute Annual Banquet: Project Management in the New Millennium, Omaha, Nebraska.
National Women Accountants Society, Women Leaders: Make Your Mark with Confidence, Omaha, Nebraska.
National Engineering Week Annual Conference, IT Professionals are Not From Mars, Omaha, Nebraska
CIO Roundtable, Rochester, New York: Change Your Habits, Change Your Life
Digital Rochester, The Art and Science of Networking
High Tech Rochester,The Road to Entrepreneurial Success
Digital Rochester, Women in Technology, Achieving Success through Creativity, Competencies and Communication Skills
High Tech Rochester,Leadership is Hard Work: How to Build on What You Know
Digital Rochester,Key Stone Habits and their Impact on Personal Success
NAFSA Region X 2010 Strategy and Tactics to Increase International Student Recruitment, New Jersey
IBM Women’s Leadership Conference, Boulder, CO, on Change Management.
IBM Women’s Leadership Conference, Boulder, CO, on Being a Successful Project Leader.
ICAN: Women’s Leadership Conference, on Change Management
Young President’s Association, a group of CEOs in the Midwest region, to address recruitment and retention issues
Management Review Meeting, First Data Corporation, to address senior managers and executives on how to be technology savvy
ICAN: Women’s Leadership Conference, Omaha, Nebraska, to address IT issues in the workplace
Rotary Club, Omaha, Nebraska, to address the role of women in technology
National Library Association, on the alliance between women and technology
Project Management Institute of Omaha, on the topic of Project Leadership in IT projects
Midwest Regional Purchasing Executives Conference, on issues relating to effective technology buying
Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, 15th Annual Mid America Symposium on Retention and Recruitment of IS Professionals
Executive Session of Infotec,25th Annual Midwest Info Tech Conference, to address Chief Information Officers on issues relating to retention of IS personnel
Applied Information Management Institute, Omaha, NE, to address senior Human Resource managers on retention policies.
Software Process Improvement Network, Omaha, NE, to address computer professionals on retention policies
Rotary Club, Omaha, NE, to address the social implications of technology
Kiwanis Club, Omaha, NE, to address the role of women in technology
American Business Women’s Association, to discuss technology career options for women
Association for Information Technology Professionals, to discuss successful retention strategies
Young Women’s Career Conference, Omaha, NE, to encourage young women to pursue careers in information systems. More than 200 high school students expected to attend
Health Sciences Library Lunch and Learn Series, Creighton University
Publications: Dr. Gupta has authored two major textbooks in information technology, edited a book on Artificial Intelligence, and authored more than sixty papers on a wide range of topics from strategic management to diversity, from issues facing professional women to information technology challenges, from project management to talent management and other diverse national and international issues.
Gupta, Uma., “Embracing Global Diversity: Opportunities and Challenges for Leaders,” John Ben Shepperd Journal ofPractical Leadership, Spring 2007, pg 127-133.
Braunstein, Dan, and Uma G. Gupta. “Technical Wizards, Lousy Managers: Avoiding Disasters in Promoting and Hiring IT Management.” Information Strategy: The Executive’s Journal. Winter 2001, pg. 16-21.
Gupta, Uma G., and Lynne E. Houtz. “High School Students’ Perceptions of Information Technology Skills and Careers.” Journal of Industrial Technology. August 2000; Vol. 16, No.4.
Gupta, Uma G., and Lynne E. Houtz. “Nebraska High School Student’s Computer Skills and Attitudes.” Journal of Research on Computing in Education. Spring 2001; Vol. 33, Iss. 3; pg. 316-327.
Gupta, Uma., “Virtual Workspaces in Engineering Environments: Implications for Engineering Education,” Journal of Engineering Technology, Fall 2004.
Royce, George., and Gupta, Uma., “Resource estimation of information systems projects: a case study,” (2001) Journal of International Information Management, Volume 9, Number 1, Spring 2000, pp.47-58
Gupta, Uma G., and V. Raval, “Anchoring Off Shore Project: Critical Success Factors for Executives,” Information Systems: The Executive Journal Winter 1999), pp. 21-27
Gupta, Uma G., “MIS and Manufacturing: A Marriage Turning Sour?” Production and Inventory Management Journal, 1999,pp.11-15
Butler, Randy W., Uma G. Gupta, and Thomas D. Milner.“Leading Without Bleeding: An Information Technology Case Study At Union Pacific Railroad.”Journal of Transportation Management, Fall 1999, pg. 44-54.
Validation techniques for Case-Based Reasoning Systems, (with Gonzalez, A., and Lingli Xu),IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, July 1998, pp. 465-477.
An Automatic Intelligent Test Case Generator for Rule-based Expert Systems, Communications of the ACM, April 1998 (electronic version)
Auditing Information Systems: An Executive Perspective,Information Strategy: The Executive Journal(with Raval, V.), Vol. 14, No: 4, Summer 1998, pp. 22-28 (with V. Raval)
Is your Company Ready for an Intranet, SAM: Advanced Management Journal, (with Hebert, F.), Autumn 1998, pp. 11-18
An Empirical Study of the Use and Applications of Computers in Small, Medium and Large Banks, Journal of Retail Banking (with Collins, W.), Vol. 19, Winter 1997, pp. 25-31.
Using Citation Analysis to Explore the Intellectual Base, Knowledge Dissemination, and Research Impact of Interfaces, Interfaces, 27(2), March-April 1997, pp. 85-101.
Performance Evaluation of a Large Diagnostic Expert System Using a Heuristic Test Case Generator, Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence (with Gonzalez, a. and Chianesle, B.), Vol. 9, No: 3, 1997, pp. 275-284.
The New Revolution: Intranets, Not Internets!, Production and Inventory Management Journal, Vol. 38, No: 2, Second Quarter, 1997, pp. 16-21.
The Impact of Information Systems on the Efficiency of Banks: An Empirical Investigation, Industrial Management and Data Systems, (with Collins, W.) Volume 1, 1997, pp. 10 –16.
The Contribution of Information Systems to Manufacturing Productivity: an Empirical Investigation of Differences between Small Firms and Large Firms, Information and Management, (with Capen, M.), Volume 31, 1996, pp. 227-233.
Theory and Applications of the Delphi: A Bibliography (1974-1994), Technological Forecasting and Long-range Planning: an International Journal,Vol. 53, 1996, pp. 185-211.
A Multiple Criteria Buy versus Lease Analysis for Government Contracts,IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, (with Mollaghasemi, M., Edward, J.), 42(3), August 1995.
A Classification Framework for Case-Based Reasoning Systems, The New Review of Applied Expert Systems (with Bradley, J.), Volume 1, 1995, pp. 35-48.
The Academic Quality of AI Journals and the Role of AI in the MIS Curriculum: Perspectives of Business Faculty, Expert Systems with Applications, 7(4), 1994, pp. 581-588.
How Cased-Based Reasoning Solves New Problems,Interfaces, 24(6), December 1994, pp. 110-119.
Applying Case-based Reasoning to the Accounting Domain, InternationalJournal of Intelligent Systems in Accounting, Finance and Management, (with Brown, C.E.), 3, November – December 1994, pp. 205-221.
An Empirical Investigation of the Contribution of Information Systems to Manufacturing Productivity, Industrial Management and Data Systems, March/April, 36(2), 1994, pp.15-18.
Evaluation of Four PC-Based Authoring Systems for Business Instruction, Journal of Computer Information Systems, (with Haga, C.), 34(3), Spring 1994, pp. 24-28.
Validation and Verification of Knowledge-based Systems: A Survey, Journal of Applied Intelligence, 3, 1993, pp. 343-363.
Technology and Compliance Under the Americans With Disabilities Act, Chapter in Handbook of Resource Information Systems 1993 Supplement(With Bogumil, W.), (Ed. Lederer), Warren, Gorham and Lamont, New York, NY 1993, pp. 11-21.
Business Trends: Downsizing, Data Resource Management Journal, 4(2), Spring 1993, pp. 68-72.
IS and Americans with Disabilities Act: New Challenges for IS Management, Journal of Information Systems Management, (with Bogumil, W.), Summer 1993, pp. 74-77.
Enabling the Disabled through Computer Technology, Journal of Management Systems, 4(2), 1992, pp. 61-72.
Virtual Reality: A Computerized Illusionary World, Journal of Computer Information Systems, 33(2), Winter 1992, pp. 46-50.
Outsourcing the IS Function, Journal of Information Systems Management, (with Gupta, A.), 9(3), Summer 1992, pp. 44-50.
A Framework for Testing Knowledge-Based Systems, Systems Development Management, Auerabach Publications, Research Institute of America, Inc., New York, NY, 4(1), June 1992, 33-37.
Global Networks: Promises and Challenges, Journal of Information Systems Management, 9(4), Fall 1992, pp. 28-32.
Successful Deployment Strategies for Outsourcing, Journal of Information Systems Management, 9(1), Winter 1992, pp. 21-27.
The Need for a National Maternity Policy in the USA, International Journal of Manpower, (with Hosni, D.), 8(5), 1987, pp. 12-17.
Strategic Issues in Information Systems for Accountants,” 6-module web course developed for the University of Phoenix. Course applies toward CPE credit for accountants, 1997.
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