Deb Jones

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Innovation: A Hot Topic in India

Posted on February 2, 2017 by Deb Jones
 
 
Every manager is faced with one or both of these common dilemmas: data without ideas or ideas without data. In the first scenario, advanced technology has allowed us to amass vast quantities of data, but it isn't always clear how to turn that data into valuable insights. In the second scenario, options abound, but how to predict which project will be successful? A wrong move can cost your company heavily.
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Topics: Innovation, Big Data, Events, India

Darden Executive Education Hosts Design Thinking Event in Singapore

Posted on October 17, 2016 by Deb Jones

On Friday, 7 October in Singapore, design thinking and innovation expert Jeanne Liedtka shared insights on design thinking from her own research, from her work with various types of organizations, and from participants in her courses. Attendees at the event represented large companies, multinationals, family-owned businesses, non-profits, and consultants from several industries, including manufacturing and industrial, education, financial, healthcare and more. Many of the participants had previously taken Jeanne's Design Thinking MOOC on Coursera or courses in her Design Thinking Specialization at Darden Online.

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Topics: Innovation, Faculty, Events, Design Thinking, Jeanne Liedtka, Singapore

Darden Executive Education Sponsors and Participates in VA Bio's Inaugural Conference, Women Building Bio: The XXFactor

Posted on October 11, 2016 by Deb Jones

On Thursday, September 29, over 230 sponsors, members and guests of Virginia Bio convened for an inaugural event, Women Building Bio: The XXFactor. Darden Executive Education sponsored this event and were represented by Lili Powell, Assistant Professor of Business administration and Martin Davidson, Johnson & Higgins Professor of Business Administration, at University of Virginia Darden School of Business. 

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Topics: Faculty, Women's Leadership, Events, Martin Davidson, Healthcare, Lili Powell