Dr. Dinko Bačić, Assistant Professor
"[I started teaching] to learn and make an impact."
- DBA – Cleveland State University, 2014
Dinko Bačić is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Management and Information Sciences at the Romain College of Business at the University of Southern Indiana; he is also the Director of the school's User Perception, Cognition & Interaction Lab. He holds an MBA in Finance from Miami University (Ohio) and a DBA in Information Systems from Cleveland State University. His research interests include information visualization, decision-making, cognition, biometrics, human-computer interactions and BI/DSS. Dr. Bačić designed and taught courses such as Management Information Systems, ERP, Information Visualization and Dashboarding, and Application Software Development. He has papers published in distinguished journals such as "Decision Support Systems" and "Communications of the Association for Information Services." He has also published work in several conferences. Dr. Bačić has over fifteen years of experience in BI, finance and HR, and he provides consulting services to firms in banking and clinical research industry.
In which online programs do you teach?
Which classes do you teach online?
CIS 603 - Information Visualization and Dashboarding
Which technologies do you use to teach in the online courses?
Tableau, Voicethread and Blackboard.
How do you interact with online students?
Email and Blackboard.
Why did you start teaching? >
To learn and make an impact.
What advice would you give to those considering this online program?
What is the one book that you think everyone should read?
"Visual Display of Quantitative Information" by Edward Tufte.
What qualities make someone particularly successful in the business world?
Passion, perseverance and accountability.
What do you think is the biggest challenge that people in business face today?