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MBA50 Darden Dean — MBA50 Interview

What does the popular phrase “big data” mean? Darden Professor Robert Carraway breaks down what big data is and explains how its four components can work together to avoid life-changing errors and missed opportunities.

Bloomberg Businessweek Interviews Darden School MBA Student Janet Schroeder

Darden alumna Janet Schroeder (MBA '13) explains how Darden was the perfect fit for her as the School brings together students with diverse backgrounds to enhance the MBA experience.

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The Huffington Post — “Leading Mindfully? Make It Practical. Feel It to Believe It.”

(25 November 2014) Darden Professor Lili Powell shares a mindfulness exercise with 20 audience members at the recent Mindful Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C. This exercise is part of her upcoming co-instructed Darden Executive Education course Leading Mindfully... more

Wired — “An App That Helps Retailers Steal Each Other’s Customers”

(20 November 2014) Darden Professor Raj Venkatesan explains that for a retailer to steal customers from a competing store, the value of the coupon sent to the app user must be significant or the retailer’s location needs to be close to the competitor ... more

Forbes — “IBM Gives Retailers a Crystal Ball This Holiday Season”

(20 November 2014) Darden Professor Kim Whitler interviews IBM’s Kevin Bishop, who leads the company’s ExperienceOne marketing and customer engagement portfolio, to discuss the value of real-time analytics in understanding how customers’ mobile device habits impact in-store and online behavior ... more

Inc. — “In Today’s Business Environment Learning Is Not Optional”

(19 November 2014) Darden Professor and Batten Executive-in-Residence Edward D. Hess references the key message from his new book, Learn or Die: Using Science to Build a Leading-Edge Learning Organization — over the next five years, learning will be the only sustainable competitive advantage for most businesses ... more

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