William Burrows

Senior Lecturer Emeritus in Information Systems
MSDN Academic Alliance Administrator


  • MBA, University of Washington, 1971
  • BA, University of Washington, 1970
    (Business Administration - Cum Laude)


Specialties
  • Object-oriented systems
  • Application programming
  • Application of information technology to improve business efficiency and effectiveness


Positions Held
  • MSDN Academic Alliance Administrator, current
  • At the University of Washington since 1982
  • UW computer services manager (1974-82)
  • UW systems analyst (1971-74)


Honors and Awards
  • MSIS Class of 2005 Excellence in Teaching Award
  • MSIS Class of 2004 Excellence in Teaching Award
  • MBA Professor of the Year (1989, 1986)
  • MBA Professor of the Quarter
    • Autumn 2000
    • Spring 2000
    • Spring 1991
    • Winter 1991
    • Autumn 1988
    • Spring 1983
  • Undergardaute Excellence in Teaching Award (2000, 1998, 1997)
  • Undergraduate Professor of the Year (1987)


Selected Publications
  • "Learning Programming using Microsoft Visual Basic.NET," 4th Edition, Burrows and Langford, Irwin/McGraw-Hill, 2003.
  • "EMBA Math Workshop," Burrows, self-published on the Internet, 1998.
  • "A Guide to Data Modeling," 5th Edition, Burrows, self-published, 1999.
  • "Using Microsoft Excel," 4th Edition, Burrows, self-published, 1998.
  • "Using Microsoft Access," 4th Edition, Burrows and Lou, self-published, 1997.


Selected Consulting Experience
  • Pacific Coast Banking School - Technology Advisor
  • Brilligwar.com - (Internet startup)


Courses Taught
  • Information Systems (IS 200)
  • Introduction to Information Systems (IS 300)
  • Fundamentals of Application Programming (IS 320)
  • Object-Oriented Systems (IS 423)
  • Computer-Based Information Systems (IS 504)
  • MBA Core Information Systems (BA 501)
  • Data and File Structures (IS 520)
  • Information Systems Development (IS 560)
  • Applications Programming (IS 579 Special Topics)
  • Developing Web Applications (IS 579 Special Topics)
  • Fundamentals of Information Systems Management (MSIS 501)

Contact Information

Phone:
Fax:206-543-3968
Office:Off Campus
Email:burrows@u.washington.edu
Web:http://faculty.washington.edu/burrows

Mailing Address

Foster School of Business
University of Washington
Box 353200
Seattle, WA 98195-3200

"Advances in technology have outpaced the ability of most organizations to assimilate and use them effectively."