Sep 13, 2018
Fifty, thirty, and even fifteen years ago, it was a relatively straight shot up the corporate ladder. That’s not to say there weren’t challenges in rising through the ranks or running a business—of course there were. But the quantitative decision-making and other skills required were a little more uniform and predictable. So MBA programs taught those hard skills and sent graduates out into the world, prepared for successful careers in the corporate world.
Sep 06, 2018
Here at Quantified, we talk and write a lot about how organizations that embrace the latest online, adaptive, and AI-driven learning technologies give themselves an important competitive advantage in today’s job market. And the same is true in the higher education world, as the institutions that embrace technology as a way to enhance recruitment, retention, and student success have begun to set themselves apart. Soon, those that hold out will fall behind.
Aug 30, 2018
A chief communications officer at a Fortune 100 company recently told me, “Our CEO considers himself to be the chief communicator.”
Aug 23, 2018
Where has the year gone? It seems like just yesterday we were posting our predictions for communication in 2018. Now we’re near the end of summer, and the fall semester is just around the corner.
Aug 13, 2018
As tech innovations become commonplace in classrooms from the grade school level all the way through universities, it’s only a matter of time before artificial intelligence finds its role in education.
Aug 03, 2018
Setting Students up for Success: Don’t Just Teach them Content—Teach Them How to Talk about What They Know
Have you ever sat through a lecture or had a conversation with someone who was a renowned expert in their field and come away feeling like you hadn’t understood a word? This person may be able to understand complex concepts and produce amazing results, from powerful software applications to beautiful advertisements to sleek investor presentations, but if they don’t know how to communicate their expertise in a way that helps their audience get on board, they’ll soon find all that knowledge can only take them so far.
Jul 25, 2018
In recent months, the buzz about diversity and inclusion in the workplace has grown to a roar, with more and more research and thought leadership being published on the subject and more and more leaders making a commitment to inclusion.
Jun 20, 2018
The use of technology in the classroom has traditionally been a touchy subject. Do kids really need to learn from behind screens, with Facebook, Pinterest, and any number of distractions just a click away? But, in grade school and high school classrooms at least, we’re starting to see a shift in mind-set: these days, teachers are starting to see technology (when used appropriately) as an effective tool to personalize learning and increase engagement.
Jun 14, 2018
Students preparing to finish their education—whether that means an undergraduate or graduate degree—have one thing in common: they’re focused on starting off their careers. And for the higher-ed institutes, the goal should be the same: ensuring students are prepared to launch successful careers after they leave the university.
Jun 04, 2018
At Quantified Communications, one of our favorite things about spring is commencement season. Every year in May and June, we get to enjoy a series of talks from some of the world’s best-known leaders and influencers in politics, business, and entertainment. And every year, we look forward to identifying some of our favorites.