A central idea in the theory of technology cycles is that social and political mechanisms are most important during the selection of a dominant design, and that eras of incremental change are socially uninteresting periods in which innovation is driven by technological momentum and elaboration of the dominant design.
Focuses on the media industries and how emerging digital technologies are disrupting the way media consumption, distribution and business models work. Course will highlight the economics of several media- both news and entertainment – including newspapers, magazines, radio, television, cable television, motion pictures, video gaming, and social media. The course will include guest speakers from the different media industries studied, highlight innovative start-ups through case studies.
April 2 Senior Leadership Team Meeting with Associate Dean Hemant Bhargava; Acting Associate Dean Don Palmer, Assistant Dean James Stevens, Assistant Dean Mary McNally, Assistant Dean Judy Nagai, Managing Director Wendy A Beecham and Senior Director of Marketing and Communications Timothy Akin.
Met with James Mayer, Executive Director of California Forward, a bipartisan public interest effort to bolster democracy and improve the performance of government in California.
The bond between the Davis business community and UC Davis got a bit stronger this week. This article reports on Davis Roots, a nonprofit business accelerator, recently co-founded by Professor Andrew Hargadon and local entrepreneur Anthony Costello to nurture startups and keep them in Davis.
Last chance before final round deadline (June 1) to discover more about the UC Davis Master of Professional Accountancy program. Hear about our distinctive curriculum and the admission process from faculty and program representatives, and have all your questions answered.
Although stochastic programming is a powerful tool for modeling decision-making under uncertainty, various impediments have historically prevented its wide-spread use. One key factor involves the ability of non-specialists to easily express stochastic programming problems as extensions of deterministic models, which are often formulated first. A second key factor relates to the difficulty of solving stochastic programming models, particularly the general mixed-integer, multi-stage case.
This book by Professor David Woodruff and co-authors William Hart and Jean-Paul Watson from Sandia National Laboratories and Carl Laird from Texas A&M provides a complete and comprehensive guide to Pyomo—Python Optimization Modeling Objects—for beginning and advanced modelers, including students at the undergraduate and graduate levels, academic researchers, and practitioners.
The book by Professor David Woorduff and co-author Stefan Voß from the University of Hamburg begins with an easy-to-read introduction to the concepts associated with the creation of optimization models for production planning. These concepts are then applied to well-known planning models, namely mrp and MRP II. From this foundation, the book develops fairly sophisticated models for supply chain management.
L. Wilton Agatstein, Lecturer, UC Davis Graduate School of Management, Faculty Member of the International Agricultural Development Graduate group, and Executive Director for the Child Family Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of California, Davis.
Prior to joining UC Davis in 2008, Agatstein was Vice President at Intel and the head of Intel’s Emerging Markets Group.
UPDATE: Andrew Barkett is leaving his post as senior engineer at Facebook to bring his decade of experience in Silicon Valley to become the first-ever chief technology officer for the Republican National Committee.The June 4 announcement has stirred a whirlwind of media coverage, including the Huffington Post and Washington Post.Bark
Agilent Technologies’ Electronic Measurement Group is a $3.6 billion business that over the past decade has seen a dramatic shift in its customer base from U.S., and Western European customers to predominantly Asia-based customers. Today, the majority of the division’s revenues are generated outside of the U.S., with an increasing concentration in China.
(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s full-time MBA program has been ranked among the top six percent of AACSB International-accredited programs nationwide, according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings released today.