Faculty members in the department are involved in the development of state-of-the-art operations and information management processes and tools, and in providing thought leadership related to the management of organizations in an increasingly digital economy.
DO&IT faculty members are proud of the department's excellent track record in research, practice, and educational programs. The department was recently ranked as one of the top ten tech-centric programs in the U.S. by CIO Magazine. Members of the Operations Management/Management Science Group were ranked eighth in the nation based on the number of publications appeared on top OM/MS journals (according to UTD Research Ranking for the period 2009-2012).
Members of the Information Systems Group were ranked first in the nation based on the number of publications appeared on top IS journals (according to UTD Research Ranking for the period 2009-2012). U.S. News and World Report ranked the Smith School as having the fifth best program in management information systems. The Wall Street Journal ranks Smith's information technology program as sixth-best program.