Podcast Daniel Merchán - Big Data En este episodio conversaremos con Daniel Merchán, candidato a PHD en el Centro de Transporte y Logística de MIT, quien nos dará a conocer su historia, así como su visión respecto al potencial de big data y la optimización de operaciones logísticas de empresas en zonas urbanas.…Leer más Daniel Merchán y Big Data como Catalizador de la Logística Empresarial
Por Belén Sánchez La Innovación Abierta es un paradigma que asume que las empresas pueden y deben apalancarse de ideas provenientes de fuentes externas e internas mientras buscan desarrollar un mayor avance tecnológico1 Grandes corporaciones alrededor del mundo han adoptado el concepto de Innovación Abierta para enfrentar los problemas o retos que les impedían innovar…Leer más Grandes Empresas Impulsando Innovación en Ecuador
By Belén Sánchez In 2016, the World Economic Forum predicted that it will take 118 years before women have the same career prospects as men. Some of the characteristics of the gender gap that persist within our economies are wage inequality and the low participation of women on governing boards of organizations. In 2015, Deloitte…Leer más Getting better deals! Women and Negotiations.
By Belén Sánchez When we think about the role of diaspora in their countries of origin, we normally refer to the impact of their economic remittances or their role of bringing attention to political issues in their home countries through lobbying efforts. However, the role of the diaspora contributions to economics and politics in their…Leer más Political Power of Diasporas in the Digital Era and their Role in the Arab Spring
By Belén Sánchez When I told my Uncle that I was going to Grad School and that I was going to take a class called “Running for Office”, he took a pause in order to first translate those three words in Spanish in order to see if that could mean something at all. After some…Leer más Lessons from the US Digital Electoral Campaigns
By Belén Sánchez The digital era has brought innovation and is allowing collaboration without precedents in the media industry. For example, the publication of the Panama Papers, the biggest financial information leak we have witnessed in decades, was feasible because digital technologies allowed collaboration of approximately 400 journalists around the world. Inevitably, innovation is also…Leer más Four Things News Organizations Can Do To Survive the Digital Era.
By Belén Sánchez In his book Net Smart, Howard Rheingold points out that the world is shifting from a group centric societies to network – centric societies, where social networks like Facebook and Twitter are providing us with opportunities to easily increase our social capital and enhance our personal learning by exploring, searching, following, tuning,…Leer más FILTER BUBBLE AND NET NEUTRALITY: The Changing Landscape of Social Networks in Ecuador
Can Web 2.0 and the new social media tools help us bring together Ecuadorians living abroad? Can we use them in order to mobilize initiatives that can promote development in our country?