Podcast: The Railroad…Where Innovation Produces Profit

Duration 19:38

Sometimes the best way to get ahead in business is to think small. Compared to the multi-billion-dollar titans in their industry, Rio Grande Pacific is more nimble, reactive, and able to communicate more closely with the niche market they serve. On this episode, Rio Grande Pacific CIO Jason Brown shares how his IT department mixes traditional IT, marketing and customer service to drive innovation. Because IT can become a profit center for any business… if you have the right mindset.

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What the AI Jobs of the Future will Look Like

September 27, 2018

Robots aren’t stealing jobs, but they are drastically changing what they look like.

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VR for Corporate Training: Making Employees Uncomfortable (Intentionally)

September 5, 2018

VR has emerged as the most effective way to train employees because it fully immerses people into a situation and creates empathy.

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Three Ways Business Leaders Are Ensuring Flexible Work Programs Are Successful

August 21, 2018

Today, the concept of working from home has become mainstream—a recruitment tool, even—with many companies supporting these programs with policies, tools, and technology from near and far.

Podcast: Create a Culture…That Sparks Innovation

Duration 21:45

Draper Laboratory helped develop the technology that put humans on the moon. These days, they’re using their impressive catalog of intellectual property to solve more down-to-earth problems. The same technology that guides a missile to its target could help plants pollinate, and even deliver medicine in developing countries.

Moral Code: Can Computer Science Students Be Taught To Think Ethically?

July 23, 2018

Before we worry about teaching ethical decision-making to robots, we need to figure out how to teach it to the people who build them. Explore the approach that universities like Stanford, MIT, and Harvard are taking to cultivate an understanding of ethical issues in their students, and how this can benefit the companies that may one day employ them.