If 2012 was " The Year of the MOOC "-massive open online courses, usually offered for free-2017 could be "The Year of the Microcredential." A growing number of elite colleges are offering short-form graduate and certificate programs that can be taken online for a fraction of the price of a traditional master's.
The topic of pricing cell therapies is a heated one, because the price tags for the most approved cell therapy products are high and there is no one solution to understand their rates of reimbursement or adoption. Last week, Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis made history as the first company to win FDA approval for a CAR-T therapy in the Unites States.
In ten years of management under Pascal Cagni, Apple Europe transformed into a hugely profitable and dynamic organisation. I was privileged to play a small part in this transformation. My team built Podcasting in a collaboration with HEC Business School in Paris and University of Lyon. In 2017 I was invited back to visit Cupertino. In that conversation I learned that the Podcasting initiative, nurtured and grown in Apple EMEA in 2005-2008, now has in excess of 10,000,000,000 downloads to...
Apple's earbuds are all but ubiquitous. However, its attempts to have everyone listen to podcasts through those buds, wireless or wired, has been a mundane slog. While Steve Jobs claimed in 2005 that "Apple is taking Podcasting mainstream," only 24 percent of US consumers have listened to a podcast in the past month, according to a January 2017 Edison Research study.
Industry proposals to help the UK's life sciences sector become an international benchmark for success are being unveiled today 01.09.2017.
FOR a ten-year-old, Amartya is a thoughtful chap. One Monday morning at the Khan Lab School (KLS) in Mountain View, California, he explains that his maths is "pretty strong" but he needs to work on his writing. Not to worry, though; Amartya has a plan.
We designed the Empathy Map at XPLANE many years ago, as part of a human-centered design toolkit we call Gamestorming. This particular tool helps teams develop deep, shared understanding and empathy for other people. People use it to help them improve customer experience, to navigate organizational politics, to design better work environments, and a host of other things.
Modeling on the computer and physically building scale models are essential modes of iteration for the modern architecture studio. But what if this creative process of digital and physical ideation could be made accessible to everyone: children, hobbyists, and architects alike?
You're Scott Forstall. It's 2005. Apple's hugely successful iPod business is facing an existential threat from cell phones that can play music. Your boss, Steve Jobs, has ordered you to assemble a team of software engineers to create-in a matter of months-what would become the first iPhone. Quick!