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Published By: Harvard Business School     Published Date: Mar 05, 2015
Why are more and more smart companies going VC to find their next breakthroughs? A corporate venture-capital fund for investing in outside startups can help a company see, understand, and respond rapidly to changes in the business landscape. In this Harvard Business Review article, HBS Professor Josh Lerner, faculty chair of the HBS Executive Education program Private Equity and Venture Capital, shares six ways to create a venture fund that’s as savvy and nimble as the best private VCs.
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private equity, venture capital, investment expertise, vcs, corporate venturing, competitive threats, breakthroughs, corporate r&d
    
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Published By: Harvard Business School Executive Education     Published Date: Mar 09, 2015
For decades, large companies have been wary of corporate venturing. So why are more and more smart companies going VC to find their next breakthroughs? With corporate R&D units under pressure to focus on a narrow range of projects, companies often lack a good way to sniff out competitive threats beyond their main areas of expertise. A corporate venture capital fund for investing in outside startups can help a company see, understand, and respond rapidly to changes in the business landscape. But the parent company’s processes tend to bog down these funds.
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private equity, venture capital, investment expertise, growth equity, buyouts, negotiation, organizational structure, portfolio management
    
Harvard Business School Executive Education
Published By: Harvard Business School Executive Education     Published Date: Mar 09, 2015
Capital abundance, low interest rates, and high volatility are creating new challenges and opportunities in equity markets. To succeed in this crowded and complex global landscape, you must take your investment expertise to a new level. The Private Equity and Venture Capital program at Harvard Business School explores cutting-edge industry models and related issues—from venture capital, growth equity, and buyouts to industry infrastructure, portfolio strategies, and decision-making processes.
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private equity, venture capital, investment expertise, growth equity, buyouts, negotiation, organizational structure, portfolio management
    
Harvard Business School Executive Education
Published By: athenahealth     Published Date: Jun 08, 2015
We convened top academic medical center leaders for our AMC Advisory Roundtable in October of 2013. We also conduct regular discussions with a wide array of health care executives, including leaders of health systems, medical groups, insurance companies, and academic institutions. This whitepaper shares some of the key themes that have emerged from those meetings.
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academic medical center, clinical activities, research activities, education
    
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Published By: Rosetta Stone     Published Date: Aug 18, 2016
The way we teach and how we think about learning is rapidly changing. Brick and mortar schools. chalkboards, desks, and textbooks are being left behind as education takes a leap into the 21st Century.
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Rosetta Stone
Published By: Rosetta Stone     Published Date: Nov 28, 2016
The way we teach and how we think about learning is rapidly changing. Brick and mortar schools. chalkboards, desks, and textbooks are being left behind as education takes a leap into the 21st Century.
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Rosetta Stone
Published By: Bright Horizons     Published Date: Dec 14, 2016
New research has found that being a Dream Company – one that shows it cares about employees, provides them with learning and growth opportunities, and promotes work/life balance – drives retention, engagement, and talent attraction.
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employee well-being, workforce productivity, retention, engagement, recruitment, child care, back-up child care, child care centers
    
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Published By: Bright Horizons     Published Date: Dec 14, 2016
What’s the key to retaining, attracting, and engaging great employees? Research shows that for employers, there’s considerable strategic power in offering people a position in a Dream Company.
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employee well-being, workforce productivity, retention, engagement, recruitment, child care, back-up child care, child care centers
    
Bright Horizons
Published By: CyberX     Published Date: Aug 21, 2017
Today, a range of diverse cyber-adversaries — including nation-states, cybercriminals, competitors, hacktivists, and insiders/contractors — pose financial, reputational and regulatory risk to industrial and critical infrastructure organizations. The business impact can include costly production downtime, safety failures, and environmental release of hazardous materials, as well as theft of corporate secrets such as sensitive information about formulas and proprietary manufacturing processes. The challenge is compounded as organizations adopt digitization initiatives and IT/OT convergence to support the business — removing any “air-gaps” that may have existed in the past. To help security and operations teams stay ahead of the latest ICS/SCADA threats, CyberX — the industrial cybersecurity company founded by military cyber experts with nation-state experience securing critical infrastructure — has partnered with SANS to create educational content about emerging ICS threat vectors and
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ics, scada, cyberx, cyber security, hacking, randomware
    
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Published By: Oracle + Dyn     Published Date: Aug 31, 2017
"Hybrid cloud adoption is exploding, with 80% of enterprises having at least some infrastructure in the cloud. This growth includes increased use of multiple endpoints to deliver applications, sites and services, requiring a performance management strategy to ensure those services reach users effectively. This educational webinar will cover the importance of: • Optimizing round trip times and latency, with clear real-time data • Understanding the importance of load balancing and active failover • Protecting your service from route hijacks, DDoS attacks and mitigating vulnerabilities Watch this short Video Webinar and learn how focusing on the DNS layer can help you plan, migrate and optimize your way to cloud success! Watch now! "
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Published By: OneLogin     Published Date: Oct 24, 2017
We’re living through a time where people, organizations and societies not only rely but thrive upon secure, simple and fast access to information. From small businesses, startups, enterprises and global conglomerates across all verticals; to local, state and federal governments; to educational institutions and nonprofits, we are continuously investing in our employees, devices, applications, networks and infrastructure that enable us to drive our collective missions forward. Ten years ago, business and technology leaders catalyzed a cloud app revolution that has changed the way organizations manage IT. However, through this transformative shift, the core requirements of IT remain the same. Technology leaders are responsible for ensuring that 1) information assets remain confidential and protected, 2) information systems are available and operational, and 3) people are empowered and productive with the apps and information they need. IAM is a technology and security discipline that has
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Published By: Group M_IBM Q1'18     Published Date: Feb 15, 2018
Hamilton County used text analytics to assess different types of teacher training against subsequent student progress and performance.
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graduation rates, student progress, text analytics
    
Group M_IBM Q1'18
Published By: Group M_IBM Q1'18     Published Date: Feb 15, 2018
IBM SPSS predictive analytics solutions help uncover key predictors that lead to online student success or failure. Identifying specific issues early, target intervention measures for at-risk students, and take the appropriate steps to help improve online student graduation rates.
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online education, online students, graduation rates, spss
    
Group M_IBM Q1'18
Published By: Cisco     Published Date: Jul 08, 2016
Cisco Helped to Deploy the World’s Largest 802.11ac Wave 2 Wireless Network for China University of Geosciences. China University of Geosciences at Wuhan is one of the country’s leading universities and a national key university directly under the Ministry of Education. Focusing on earth science, the university has national level-1 disciplines in geology, geological resources and geological engineering. in science and technology and a leader in applications instruction. Six years ago the university built a wireless network based on 802.11a/b/g—becoming the first university in Wuhan to deploy this type of wireless network—and has become one of the leaders among Chinese universities when it comes to wireless network development.
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Published By: Oracle OMC     Published Date: Nov 30, 2017
Lead nurturing is about helping buyers along in their educational journey. Thus, it’s most effective when triggered by prospect activity or behaviors. Lead management technologies are often used to automate such real-time marketing. This type of software makes it possible to track leads and automate content delivery while simultaneously collecting behavioral data and triggering corresponding actions.
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Oracle OMC
Published By: Clearswift     Published Date: Jun 09, 2008
This white paper provides a comprehensive look at spam; from its early days to where we are today in terms of managing the daily threats.  With a strong policy, education and policy enforcement, and a multi-layer content security solution, organizations can address every kind of threat to its networks and its business; regardless of whether the threats are inbound or outbound.
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clearswift, network security, internet security, web security
    
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Published By: Adobe     Published Date: May 16, 2012
This paper explores the evolution of digital communication skills development in post-secondary educational institutions around the world. Find out more now!
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communication, skills, digital communication, silent transformation, global, graphic, visual arts, education
    
Adobe
Published By: Adobe     Published Date: May 16, 2012
This paper explores the impact that digital communication skills, using processes associated with digital storytelling, is having on disciplines including liberal arts, humanities, and cross-curricular humanities/technology collaboratories.
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adobe, digital communcation, digital communication skills, disciplines, skills, communication, storytelling, liberal arts
    
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Published By: Workday     Published Date: Jul 30, 2019
College is supposed to prepare you for the real world. But today’s economy reinvents itself rapidly, resulting in a disconnect between what college provides and what employers expect. So how can institutions reimagine coursework to better prepare students for what’s next? Join this discussion with author Jeff Selingo to hear how today’s higher-education institutions can keep up, including perspectives from two that are leading the way
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Published By: Workday     Published Date: Sep 14, 2018
Ensuring student success has become increasingly complex as higher education undergoes seismic change.This eBook features articles detailing the innovative ways institutions across the country are rising to new challenges while helping students accomplish their goals.
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Workday
Published By: Workday     Published Date: Jan 10, 2019
The higher-education landscape is changing. Institutions are challenged to operate at peak efficiency and provide differentiated student services despite the pressure of rising tuition costs, federal accountability mandates, and declining completion rates. Watch this quick demo to see how Workday can help your organization.
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Workday
Published By: Workday     Published Date: Mar 26, 2019
When it comes to leading higher education into the future, Arizona State University (ASU) is at the top of the class. ASU President Michael Crow shares how his institution is reimagining the possibilities of higher education to help students succeed.
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Workday
Published By: Workday     Published Date: Mar 26, 2019
Changing student demographics can pose big challenges to higher education institutions. The ability to adapt is key to creating a place where everyone can succeed. This report from Inside Higher Ed dives deep into what these changes mean for your campus and how technology can help you meet the needs of a new generation of students.
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Published By: Workday     Published Date: Apr 24, 2019
The higher-education landscape is changing. Institutions are challenged to operate at peak efficiency and provide differentiated student services despite the pressure of rising tuition costs, federal accountability mandates, and declining completion rates. Watch this quick demo to see how Workday can help your organization.
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Workday
Published By: Symantec     Published Date: Oct 25, 2012
Symantec commissioned Applied Research to field the 2012 Endpoint Security Best Practices Survey to see how more than 1,400 IT professionals around the world are coping with endpoint security.
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symantec, security, best practices, endpoint security, security detection, security education
    
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