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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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Digital Safari: Health Tech and Media

On Friday, October 23, the Center for Digital Strategies and the Center for Health Care are excited to host the first-ever Digital Safari for Fellows ...

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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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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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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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Walmart+ Demonstrates a Patient, Focused Digital Strategy

Patrick Wheeler, Joe McDonald

On Tuesday, Walmart announced the launch date for its new membership platform, Walmart+. At the Center for Digital Strategies, we spend a lot of time ...

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The Digital Innovation Lab: Key Decisions and Best Practices for Success

When does it make sense to create an innovation lab within an organization? And is it better to create the lab in or near the corporate headquarters o...

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Driving Innovation: Strategies for the Autonomous Vehicle Sector

The autonomous vehicle industry is marching, slowly but inexorably, towards a world in which cars may no longer need humans behind the steering wheel....

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Online Only No More: The Venture-Fueled Resurgence of Stores

For digitally native brands, what factors motivate their decision to open brick-and-mortar locations? Join CDS MBA Fellow Emily Fox T’20 as she ...

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Deepfakes: Detection and Prevention in the Era of “Fake News”

What are deepfakes? What can companies and their leadership teams do to prepare themselves for a future where deepfake technology is so accessible and...

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Focusing on Trust When Driving Innovation and Growing Intrapreneurship

How should a company drive innovation around new technology in a way that enhances the business while continuing to build trust with its core business...

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Transforming the Grocery Store Experience with Technology featuring Laura Scott of Takeoff Technologies

What does the future of grocery look like? What does “micro-fulfillment” mean and how does it apply to grocery stores (and beyond)? If we&...

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Simple Value Proposition, Complex Digital Strategies

Posted by Joe McDonald

What is your clear promise to your customers, your clients, your constituents? That’s the question Professor Alva Taylor, Faculty Director of th...

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Transforming the Retail Grocery Experience with Technology

Takeoff Technologies helps grocery chains transform the retail grocery experience for stores and consumers alike. In our current environment of social...

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Creating a Digital-First Strategy

Joe McDonald, Assistant Director

In a recent article in Stanford Social Innovation Review, CDS Faculty Director Alva Taylor was quoted in an article about how non-profit organization...

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Tech 101 Learning Series: Digital Business Models 2.0

Join the Center for Digital Strategies as we translate foundational technology concepts into easy-to-understand language to help you prepare for caree...

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Tech 101: Learning Series Teaches Tech Fundamentals to Future General Managers

Joe McDonald, Assistant Director

Over the past several years, the Center for Digital Strategies heard from Tuck students and alumni that some students need to learn the basics of the ...

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The Importance of Securing Cisco’s Global Value Chain

January 15, 2018 Edna Conway Chief Security Officer, Global Value Chain Cisco Systems Join the Tuck Center for Digital Strategies and the Thayer Schoo...

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Digital Transformation at Ecolab: Nalco Water’s Use of Algorithms to Drive Sustainability and Lower Costs

Julie Lindley VP Marketing Nalco Water, an Ecolab Company Digital technology is revolutionizing the benefits we can provide to our customers. At Nalco...

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Reaching the Next Billion: Emerging Markets with Sravya Yeleswarapu T’18

Emerging markets offer companies new customers and opportunities for growth, but how should companies enter emerging markets? MBA Fellow, Sravya Yeles...

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Creating a Non-Profit’s Digital Roadmap

How can non-profit organizations undertake a successful digital transformation? Many non-profit leaders find the undertaking of large-scale digital tr...

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