Tag: Consulting

  • Visiting Professor – Università Bocconi, March 2018

    I will be spending time at the Università Bocconi during March 2018 as a Visiting Professor. I will deliver several lectures as part of the Innovation and Big Data in the Public Sector course taught by my colleague, Prof. Maria Cucciniello. In addition, I will be working on several research projects with colleagues in Milan.

  • Predictive Analytics and Higher Education

    An article I co-authored with Kendra Smith appears in the September/October Issue of EDUCASE Review. The article was the cover feature for the issue. You can access the article here. Predictive Analytics: Nudging, Shoving, and Smacking Behaviors in Higher Education With predictive analytics, colleges and universities are able to “nudge” individuals toward making better decisions and exercising […]

  • Big Data goes to Germany and Slovenia

    I will be giving two talks this week on my Big Data report. The first presentation will take place at the Fakultät für Informatik, Technische Universität München on March 12 (See here for more details). I will then fly to Slovenia to give a talk at the Faculty of Information Studies in Slovenia on March 14.

  • What Kind of a Consultant Are You?

    My blog post on management consultants (Nov. 2010), was featured in the Summer Issue of the Management and Consulting Association’s monthly strategy newsletter, The Consultant. 

  • Baumer Lecture at Ohio State University – Designing Smart Cities

    I will be visiting The Ohio State University on February 6th, 2013. During my visit, I will deliver a talk as part of the Baumer Lecture Series in Ohio State’s Knowlton School of Architecture. My talk will outline how technologies are changing the face of urbanization. Specifically, I will outline how citizens are leveraging technologies […]

  • Leveraging Intrapreneurship towards Organizational Change @ PMI Phoenix Chapter

    I will be giving two talks to the Project Management Institute’s Phoenix Chapter. Both talks will be on Leveraging Intrapreneurship towards Organizational Change: A Focus on Process Management. The first talk will take place on August 15 @ Dave and Busters (Desert Ridge-North Valley), and the second talk on August 16 @ Doubletree Suites (44th Street and Van Buren-South Valley). The […]

  • Getting the Best from Your Employees: Leverage Their Ideas

    Have you ever struggled with getting the best from your employees? If you have spent even minimal time managing people, your answer is probably going to be ‘yes.’ Managers often struggle with getting their employees to give their best or to punch above their weight. This topic has been a focus of many dissertations, books, […]

  • Five Simple Rules for Managing Your Ideas within Your Organization

    I just wrote a post for the University of Toronto Press blog. Link I have been humbled by the feedback that I have received on my book, Intrapreneurship: Managing Ideas within Your Organization. While all readers have provided me with interesting insights on how ideas are managed within their organization, a handful have gone further, asking me […]

  • Joining the Advisory Board of iHear Network

    I have entered into an agreement with the management team of iHear Network to join their advisory board. I am excited to help iHear Network realize their vision of developing an innovative app for smart phones. The iHear app uses text-to-speech integration to connect users to relevant stories, news, and conversations. iHear Network recently appointed Paul […]

  • Knowledge Management: An Introduction

    Just released Desouza, K.C., and Paquette, S. Knowledge Management: An Introduction, New York, NY: Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc., 2011. UK Edition: Knowledge Management: An Introduction, London, United Kingdom: Facet Publishing, 2011.