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Lee Lowenfish, lecturer for Columbia’s Master of Science in Sports Management program, speaks with L.A. Theatre Works about Branch Rickey, the man who signed Jackie Robinson and broke Major League Baseball’s color line.
Steve Cohen, Executive Director of Columbia University’s Earth Institute, observes that the “Sustainability Generation” understands the world’s potential and limits in a way that older generations cannot.
At Columbia’s inaugural CIO Forum, “What Boards Need From Their CIOs,” Virginia Gambale, a former CIO who now sits on the board of JetBlue Airways Corp. and serves as a mentor to students in the Executive M.S. in Technology Management program, says corporate boards are turning to CIOs less to manage tech risk and more to focus on opportunities in cloud, mobility, and Big Data.
The disruption Superstorm Sandy caused to lives and communities has been unnecessarily and unacceptably long, says Steven Cohen, Executive Director of Columbia’s Earth Institute.
Art Langer, Academic Director and Faculty Member of the Master of Science in Technology Management program, delivered addresses this week at the CIO Visions conference in Brooklyn and the Technology Business Management Council’s Executive Roundtable in Houston. Both events targeted CIOs and senior IT executives and covered strategic decision making, as well as business intelligence- and cloud-based solutions to changing and challenging IT environments. Langer discussed the shift in mindset necessary for technology executives to establish a seat at the table in the C-suite as a respected strategic partner, strategic advocacy, and the personal attributes and organizational philosophy CIOs require to become a next-generation leader.
Driving collaboration cannot just be top-down but throughout the IT organization, says Art Langer, Academic Director and Faculty Member of the Master of Science in Technology Management Program. And those that do not collaborate–or foster collaboration–will become obsolete.
On the CBC Radio program, The Current, Dr. Robert Klitzman, Director of the Master of Science in Bioethics program at Columbia University, voices concerns about a system that pays donors for organs.
Steven Cohen, Earth Institute Executive Director, analyzes Mayor Michael Bloomberg's recent speech at Columbia on energy choices.
Students in the “Communications for Social Change” course in the Strategic Communications graduate program at Columbia developed an effective communications campaign to improve the prevention of and treatment for leishmaniasis, a common and devastating disease among women and children in Afghanistan.