Tag: Technology

Brandon Schwartz

The Dangers of Going Social

Since the introduction of Facebook in 2004, social media has revolutionized the way business is done, people communicate, and the way we live. The introduction of other social media utilities such as Twitter and Instagram have only added onto how billions of users from around the world interact with one another; however, as individual users…

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Teamwork as a Key to Success

Interning at WGBH Digital is a unique experience with an interesting balance between solo contributions and team collaboration. As the saying goes, “there is no ‘i’ in team.” Every piece of work completed adds to the finished product, in one way or another. This system is extremely effective in Digital due to the department’s culture.…

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Michael Chmura

Babson Scholars Among Best 40 Under 40 Business Professors

Babson Professors Vikki Rodgers and Sinan Erzurumlu are among the World’s Best 40 Under 40 Business School Professors, according to Poets & Quants. “We based our calculations on indicators related to the primary areas of teaching and research. We factored in student feedback, awards and honors, quantity and reach of research, public speaking, and educational qualifications,” explained…

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Brenda Kostyk

Big Companies that Act Like Start-Ups

On a chilly winter Saturday, looking for any opportunity to rid myself of cabin fever, my six-year-old, Catherine, and I headed up the street (well okay, we drove — it was cold!) to our favorite neighborhood destination, The Waban Library Center, for a robot demonstration aimed at 6 – 11 year olds by professionals from iRobot.…

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Brenda Kostyk

Roxbury Innovation Center – Setting the Stage for a New EdTech Revolution in Boston

Happy Holidays Innovation Hub!  Last Friday, Boston’s Mayor Walsh announced the launch of the Roxbury Innovation Center in Dudley Square.  By Fall 2015, the Center will serve as the new headquarters for Boston Public Schools (BPS), relocating over 500 BPS employees from their downtown Court Street location.  In an exciting move, Walsh selected The Venture Café…

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Brenda Kostyk

Survival Tip: Keeping Abreast of Boston’s Tech Innovation

Boston’s reputation as the Innovation Hub is well earned.  The tech discoveries, advancements, and businesses launching and growing in our own backyard seem boundless.  It’s a challenge just to keep up . . . especially when you are a Babson undergrad swimming in exams, team projects, club activities, athletic/arts commitments, as well as managing professional…

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Caroline Hayes

Good news for Business Analytics Students

While I was in class this morning, my professor referenced the below article that states “the most plum jobs for B-school grads are now in technology or in roles that combine business skills with data acumen”.  As the article is referencing Business Analytics Masters Programs, I could not but think about how the undergraduate students here…

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Yerim Kim

Mobile First Product Development

Izi Aviyente M’15, CTO of Date My Wardrobe, joined the Butler Venture Accelerator and shared his lesson learned from founding Date My Wardrobe at a peer to peer session a couple weeks ago. Date My Wardrobe is an online, localized marketplace for people to rent shoes, dress, and accessories to other fashionistas. Date My Wardrobe…

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Babson Celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week

Today marks the start of Babson’s fifth celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW). Since our first GEW on campus, we’ve grown the number of activities and initiatives on campus immensely. Our events on/off campus are part of the thousands of events in 140+ countries celebrating innovation, entrepreneurship, and creativity during GEW. In its eighth year,…

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Caroline Hayes

Unique Opportunity with two leading early stage technology venture capital firms

Tadpole Ventures and Consumer Equity Partners, two leading early stage technology venture capital firms (Silicon Valley, CA and Seattle, WA) are seeking between 3-5 qualified and interested students to help support business meeting and logistic activities for the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas (Jan 6-9th, 2015). Airfare, hotel, meals and incidental related expenses will…

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