It’s All About Who You Know (or Knew)

Not one to be left out of mainstream pop culture, I got a quick tutorial on Pokémon GO from my niece and set out to download the app for myself for a test drive. It seemed like a pretty cool way to leverage Goo...
Minneapolis skyline

Why Is Target Doing Cartwheels?

Building a $3 billion dollar business with 23 million users and $500 million in savings for customers is no easy feat. Yet, Sarah Peterson-Post and a small team at Target did just that with Cartwheel, Target's ...
Keynote speaker Chip Heath

The Wisdom of Bestselling Author Chip Heath

Chip Heath, author and professor at Stanford Graduate School of Business, will be the keynote speaker for the Physician Leadership Symposium on April 19. I've been following Heath since 2007, when he co-authore...
Dan McLaughlin

Data Analytics for Everyone

Cognitive computing has entered the business enterprise as an important tool. The term “cognitive computing” refers to a computer’s ability to function as though it were thinking like a human. The most well-kno...
Michael Porter

Silly Walks and the Fractal Brand

Having had the good fortune to be at a recent Schulze School of Entrepreneurship event featuring John Cleese, I was surprised to see people getting up and leaving about 20 minutes into the talk.The key word...
equations on whiteboard

Business Analytics: First, Get Organized

There are four classes for the Certificate in Business Analytics. This semester I’m enrolled in Spreadsheet Model & Data Visualization. The class is pretty much what you’d expect from the title – we’re lear...

Pronto Pups, a Giant Slide… and Flu Shots

"Fun" is not a word that's usually associated with health care, even if it's seeing a doctor for a simple check-up. But researchers from the Opus College of Business found that it was a word frequently used by ...
Hult Prize

On a Championship Roll

Can you think of a profitable business idea that also doubles the income of people living in poverty around the world?This was the challenge posed to students at the University of St. Thomas who participate...
Aaron Pearson

The Social CEO

Q&A with Aaron Pearson, executive vice president at Creation North America