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?
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.
Check out the Instagrams our Full-Time MBA students are posting about their summer internship experiences at Mars, Inc., Wrigley, Tesla (pictured) and more. Follow us on Instagram to see the stream of student and school photos throughout the year.
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.”
I spent 2 years after undergrad working for my family’s agricultural company launching a new product line. I basically worked as a one person startup company establishing the legal entity, the marketing and branding (naming the product, creating the graphic design of the label, etc), and doing sales. I realized that my liberal arts background wasn’t sufficient for the hard skills I needed to be in business beyond my ‘guess and check’ method of trying things to see what worked, and abandoning those that didn’t.