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5 Digital Super Powers: An Approach to Sustainability with Digital Technologies

Post by Ruben Mancha and Sinan Erzurumlu Digital technologies such as cloud computing, analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), the internet of things (IoT), blockchain, mobile computing, and augmented reality are bringing unprecedented connectivity to the company, its customers, partners, and even competitors. These fast-evolving and increasingly complementary technologies are poised to work together with high efficiency in the…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson’s Patti Greene Appointed to Center for American Entrepreneurship Research Council

The Center for American Entrepreneurship (CAE), a nonpartisan policy and advocacy organization launched on July 25, 2017. CAE’s mission is to engage policymakers in Washington, and at the state and local level across the nation, regarding the critical importance of entrepreneurs and start-ups to innovation, economic growth, job creation, and expanded economic opportunity – and…

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The Irresistible Rise of Internet of Things

Post by Sinan Erzurumlu The next industrial revolution is knocking at your door. Is your company ready for it? The new industry is spurred by interconnected digital technologies, such as artificial intelligence, sophisticated sensors, the Internet of Things (IoT), data analytics, and mobile devices. IoT in these technologies is poised to bring a level of unprecedented…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Represented with Two Articles in Cogitatio Press’s Journal ‘Perspectives on Human Trafficking and Modern Forms of Slavery’

Christina Bain, Director of Initiative on Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery, and Elizabeth Swanson, Arts and Humanities Professor at Babson, both authored articles in the latest Cogitatio Press’s Journal ‘Perspectives on Human Trafficking and Modern Forms of Slavery’. Bain’s article entitled, Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Fight Against Human Trafficking, addresses how entrepreneurship education can…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Professor Richard Bliss Receives Walter H. Carpenter Prize

Long-time Babson professor of finance, Richard Bliss, has received the Walter H. Carpenter Prize for Exceptional Contributions to Babson College. The Carpenter Prize is the most prestigious honor awarded to a Babson employee. Established in 1981, the Carpenter Prize is awarded annually to the individual who best personifies the personal and professional attributes of Walter Carpenter. Recipients…

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8 Ways Digital Transformation is Changing New Product Development

Post by Ruben Mancha, Sebastian Fixson, Jennifer Bailey, Victor Seidel, Bala Iyer, Sinan Erzurumlu, and Steven Gordon Increasingly competitive market verticals and Digital Titans crossing traditional industry boundaries place pressure on organizations to innovate. Seventy-nine percent of CEO’s participating in a large-scale global survey report innovation as being their top-most or among their top-three priorities.1 At…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson’s Marty Anderson Named Favorite Professor of Top MBAs by Poets & Quants

Babson College senior lecturer in the Technology, Operation and Innovation Management division Marty Anderson has been named one of the Favorites Professors of Top MBAs by Poets and Quants. Ross Chesnick, 2017 Poets & Quants Best and Brightest MBAs, says about Anderson: “Marty Anderson, a part-time Babson faculty member and independent consultant, had one mission…

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Managing IoT Security

By Steven Gordon On October 21, 2016, a cyber attack was unleashed on the Internet that nearly brought the web to its knees. The attack sought to disable the Internet’s DNS system, which translates domain names, such as babson.edu, into network addresses, such as 155.48.7.191. Without a way of doing this translation, a browser is…

Ruben Mancha

The Rise of Digital Experiences

By Ruben Mancha and Bala Iyer In the era of digitalization, physical and digital components are seamlessly integrated to create interactive products and services. Value propositions no longer come from what products are, but from the experiences they create. We are in the midst of the fourth industrial revolution—the digital revolution—and we need to regain perspective…