Category Archives: Talent Mgmt

MIT Starts a New Chapter in Online and Professional Education

MIT Starts a New Chapter in Online and Professional Education

MIT has opened up new pathways to online education and professional master’s degrees, with the introduction of a unique online credential called the MicroMaster’s credential and a new route to gaining an MIT master’s degree. And these revolutionary changes are being developed within a pilot program in MIT CTL’s number-one-ranked Supply Chain Management (SCM) program.Read More

MOOC Part Two Teaches Supply Chain Design

MOOC Part Two Teaches Supply Chain Design

The second installment of the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics’ (MIT CTL) ground-breaking online supply chain course, Supply Chain and Logistics Fundamentals, will start on September 30th, 2015. Called Supply Chain Design, the SC2x course is part of the three-part SCx series and will run for 12 consecutive weeks. A year ago MIT CTLRead More

Real-World Lessons From the Classroom

Real-World Lessons From the Classroom

How to overcome the shortage of supply talent is a continuing topic of discussion in the industry. Increasing the number of qualified professionals will go some way in solving the problem. But it’s also important to ensure that professionals possess the right skills companies need to meet the challenges of fast-changing markets today and tomorrow.Read More

A Platform for Corporate Memory

A Platform for Corporate Memory

When employees take on new roles, or leave a job or a company, they often take valuable tribal knowledge[1] with them. A social media platform for retaining this knowledge in the supply chain planning process is due to begin field trials in January 2016. Supply chain operations and analytics company Entercoms, headquartered in Dallas, TX,Read More

The Power of Skunk Works to Ignite Innovation

The Power of Skunk Works to Ignite Innovation

Are you on a mission to turn an idea into reality, and have recruited collaborators within the company to work on the unofficial project? If so, you’re part of an age-old phenomenon that Peter Gloor, a research scientist at MIT’s Center for Collective Intelligence, calls Collaborative Innovation Networks (COINs). Gloor believes that COINs are becomingRead More