MIS Student Team Places Third in BMC Case Competition

Congrats is an order for three UIC Liautaud MIS students! Rajeev RavikumarMrunmayi Gadre and Sabarie Mohhan (above L-R) won third place at the BMC case competition conducted by the Information Technology Service Management Foundation (itSMF).

The competition was held as a part of FUSION-2013, the annual flagship conference of itSMF. The competition, held at Nashville, TN in late October, had entries from leading business schools all over the nation. The team received a trophy (right) and $1,000 as its prize.

“Participating in the BMC itSMF case competition made me realize the value of UIC’s MIS program,” said Rajeev Ravikumar.  “We were able to strategically analyze the case using tools and frameworks that we had learnt in class. In addition to improving my problem solving and presentation skills, the case competition also provided me with an opportunity to expand my network by interacting with industry leaders and students from other universities.” 

The itSMF USA is an industry consortium dedicated to managing the cost and quality of IT service management. Its members include IT organizations, software, and services companies augmented by advisory and review boards of industry leaders, analysts, and customers. Collectively, itSMF USA represents those with a stake in IT service management.