The coronavirus outbreak required changing the annual West Coast Trek to a virtual trip this year. While I still wish that we had had the chance to visit the tech giants in San Francisco Bay Area during the spring break, the virtual West Coast Trek still gave me and my colleagues an opportunity to witness the spirits of rigor, courage and innovation that prevail in the field of technology and encouraged us to think about how we could leverage the skillsets we have to create value for businesses. During the virtual session with Uber, I was fascinated by John...
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- Business Analytics alumni team takes 6th place in international data challenge January 15, 2021In late spring 2020, Sidi “Daniel” Liu 20BBA/MSBA received a LinkedIn notification about the 2nd IKCEST “The Belt and Road” International Big Data Competition. Co-hosted by several Chinese educational and technology organizations, the topic—forecasting the future incidence of highly pathogenic contagious diseases—got Liu’s attention. It was a timely, real world problem, and Liu thought the […]
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- Ben Sigel 20BBA links food with those in need January 12, 2021Having extra time on your hands during a pandemic can take on many outcomes. For Ben Sigel 20BBA, it was a catalyst to achieve a life goal earlier than expected: start his own organization. Sigel had some free time because the start date for his new job as an associate omni merchant with Walmart was […]
- “Markets are actually holding companies accountable for human rights violations,” DNYUZ January 12, 2021The post “Markets are actually holding companies accountable for human rights violations,” DNYUZ appeared first on EmoryBusiness.com.