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Meet Our Fellows: Rod Milligan T’21

Joe McDonald

Name Roderick Milligan T’21 Hometown Augusta, Georgia (same as James Brown and Laurence Fishburne!) What did you do prior to Tuck? Drilling and Comp...

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T’21 Fellows’ Projects: Breadth of Diversity of Thought and Depth of Interest

Patrick Wheeler

Each year, CDS MBA Fellows undertake self-directed research projects on contemporary digital strategy topics. Projects are chosen and directed by the ...

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Salesforce and Slack: What it May Mean for the Future of Enterprise Tech

Patrick Wheeler, Joe McDonald

It’s been just over a week since Salesforce announced its plans to acquire Slack in a deal worth $27 billion, and there is no shortage of opinions o...

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Meet Our Fellows: Élise Sauvé T’21

Joe McDonald

Name Élise Sauvé Hometown Montréal, Canada What did you do prior to attending Tuck? I was a lawyer with Stikeman Elliott LLP in Canada. I started o...

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Meet Our Fellows: Hugo Naulot T’21

Joe McDonald

Name Hugo Naulot Hometown Rouen, France What did you do prior to Tuck? I worked as a management consultant, first at Ernst & Young (EY), and then ...

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Meet our Fellows: Emma Sapat T’21

Joe McDonald

Name Emma Sapat Hometown Falmouth, Maine What did you do prior to Tuck? I worked in government at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), an ...

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The Pandemic as a Catalyst: Rapid Transformation for Future Success in Media and Healthcare

Keri Arslancan T'21 & Arleen Chien T'21

On October 23, 2020, the Center for Digital Strategies (CDS) and Center for Health Care (CHC) hosted a pilot “Digital Safari,” bringing together C...

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Introducing Our T’22 CDS MBA Associates

Joe McDonald

The Center for Digital Strategies (CDS) is pleased to announce MBA Associates from the class of 2022. These 24 students embody the center’s Mission ...

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Assessing Risk: Building Cultures of Risk Assessment for Innovation

Krishna Desai T'21, Patrick Wheeler, Joe McDonald

When strategizing, designing, or integrating a product of any kind into your organization, cybersecurity and risk protocols require a fully integrated...

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Twitch: A Tough Decision Demonstrates Long-Term Thinking

Krishna Desai T'21, Patrick Wheeler, Joe McDonald

What should a business—and its leadership—do when antagonized by a third party? When thinking about the wider value chain, is there enough value t...

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News Flash: Why Pay-to-Play Won’t Save News Desks

Krishna Desai T'21, Patrick Wheeler, Joe McDonald

The New York Times’ investigative team recently broke a story revealing 1,300 local new websites have been bought out by conservative media and PR g...

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Retrospective: Fireside Chat with Niraj Shah, CEO of Wayfair

Sarthak Vaish T'21

On October 8, the Center for Digital Strategies hosted Wayfair co-founder and CEO Niraj Shah for a fireside chat with the center’s Faculty Direc...

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Uber, Lyft Face Serious Challenges to Their Business Models

Patrick Wheeler, Joe McDonald

We started this week’s conversation with the following prompt: “The City of Seattle recently announced it would require Uber and Lyft to pay the d...

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Microsoft ZeniMax Acquisition is Smart Digital Strategy

Patrick Wheeler, Joe McDonald

Microsoft’s acquisition of ZeniMax shows how far the company has come under CEO Satya Nadella in understanding the future of technology business mod...

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Our Take on Apple’s Disruption of IDFA and Digital Ad Tracking

Patrick Wheeler, Joe McDonald

A key topic for discussion this fall (and especially this week) is centered on data privacy and a feature embedded into the forthcoming iOS14 update t...

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