At our recent kick-off event for the UC Davis MSBA program, Bryan Kirschner, Google’s API strategy lead, summed up the importance of hands-on learning by saying: “making the shift to be able to learn from doing and experimentation, is a tremendous advantage over the old way of doing things, and that’s something that there is a crying need for . . .”
To truly take full advantage of the benefits of social capital, it becomes important to diagnosis all of the networks that make up your network. Knowing who is in your task network, your career network and your social network is key.
A developmental network is more than just a group of individuals who provide you with professional support and guidance.
One major question that all organizations have to address is how to select new members. How should they attract new applicants? How should they select from among them?
Modern humans - Homo sapiens sapiens - have notably big heads - with large brains inside. When lined up next to chimpanzees, gorillas, baboons and other primates humans have proportionally larger skulls and brains, and smaller rib cages and jaws.
With Time Warner deal, AT&T aims to be mobile entertainment powerhouse. Professor Hemant Bhargava analyzes the value of the merger and how the media and entertainment industry is deep in the throes of disruption.
Google recently announced a major move into several hardware products: Google Pixel (smartphones), Daydream View (virtual reality), Google Home (digital home) and Google Assistant (AI-based personal assistant).
Companies are experiencing an enormous loss of talent at the executive, management and supervisory levels. Is your company ready for the succession planning that must take place to be successful in the coming years?
Knowing the best steps to take and the best tips to follow can make the difference between a good hire and a bad—and very costly one.
Who Ubers Who: How to Survive and Thrive in a Digital World of Mash-Ups, Matchmakers, and Marketplaces
Adapt or Die
It was a lot of fun attending Apigee’s “Adapt or Die” event on September 27 in the heart of San Francisco, and speaking on the panel “Who Ubers Who: How to Survive and Thrive in a Digital World of Mash-Ups, Matchmakers, and Marketplaces.”
Most of you must have seen the amply-broadcast and highlighted story about a fatal accident involving a Tesla in autopilot mode. Commentators were quick to blame, chastise, or at least question, Tesla’s autopilot software. The government watchdog NHTSA is investigating Tesla.
During her 15 years at Hewlett-Packard, Amy Stroud, an executive with the high-tech giant’s business strategy and development unit, watched as employee engagement sank at the company known as the “godfather of Silicon Valley.”
The art and science of negotiating effectively often means the difference between success and failure in outcomes that are important to you or your organization.
The years 2000-2003 produced the steepest downturn in technology spending in history as the Internet bubble burst and took with it the telecom equipment boom and several others.