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2014-07-10 23:12:26

14,000-Square Foot Crimson Commons Project Completed in Just 3 Months Provides High-Profile Executive Dining Solution Naperville, IL (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Kitchens To Go, an industry leader in modular kitchen solutions, announced that construction of Crimson Commons, an interim Executive Education dining facility at the Harvard Business School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has been completed in just three months. The 14,000-square foot project will provide a state of the art kitchen/dining...

2014-07-09 16:26:46

Case featuring success of Access Health CT will be taught as part of curriculum at Harvard Business School and Harvard School of Public Health SOUTHPORT, Conn., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The launch of Access Health CT, Connecticut's official health insurance marketplace (also known as the Exchange), is the subject of an upcoming marketing case study authored by Harvard Business School professor John A. Quelch for use at both Harvard Business School (HBS) and Harvard School of...

2014-07-01 23:12:13

Voalte Founder and President Trey Lauderdale Named CEO SARASOTA, Fla. (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Voalte, the leader in healthcare communication technology, today announced a new Board of Directors following the company’s major infusion of capital earlier this year. The company also announced the transition of current president Trey Lauderdale to CEO. “Our new board joins us with a level of expertise and support that is unmatched in the mobile healthcare industry,” said Trey Lauderdale,...

2014-05-17 23:00:37

New app Top vs. Bottom seeks to join the ranks of Heads Up! as a must-have, mobile party game. Developed by a team of Harvard Business School students who noticed the lack of a demographically targeted, mobile party games,Top vs. Bottom is a comical, debate-based game intended specifically for university students and young adults. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) May 17, 2014 Top vs. Bottom hit the Apple App Store last week. This cheeky new game engages participants in comical debates for hours of...

2014-03-21 08:28:17

HBX CORe will teach the language of business to undergrads, non-business grad students and those early in their careers BOSTON, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harvard Business School today announced the launch of HBX, a digital learning initiative aimed at broadening the School's reach and deepening its impact. In HBX the School has created an innovative platform to support the delivery of distinctive online business-focused offerings, including HBX CORe, a primer on the fundamentals...

2014-03-04 12:25:25

-- Endicott brings extensive industry experience and vision to advance company's device strategy and drive global growth -- LAKE FOREST, Ill., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospira, Inc. (NYSE: HSP), the world's leading provider of injectable drugs and infusion technologies, today announced that David J. Endicott has been named President, Hospira Medical Devices, effective March 10, 2014. In this newly created role, Mr. Endicott will have responsibility for establishing a fully...

2014-02-20 12:31:18

Campbell will offer views on marketing strategy in a digital age BOSTON, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Ricoh Americas Corporation VP of Strategic Marketing Terrie Campbell will present at the 23rd Annual Dynamic Women in Business Conference at Harvard Business School. Terrie Campbell...

2014-02-11 08:39:24

Firm Includes All-Star Line Up Of Top New England Operators BOSTON, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Data Point Capital, a venture capital firm focused on companies that can be leveraged and scaled on the internet, today announced the addition of Len Schlesinger as a Special Advisor to the organization. Dr. Schlesinger currently serves as a Baker Foundation Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, and previously served as the President of Babson College....

2014-02-11 08:37:03

Tools for Higher Ed Institutions and Employers Will Help Recruitment, Retention, Engagement PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Driven by a mission to help students and employees to get the most value possible from their education and training, Fidelis today launched its enterprise Software as a Service (SaaS) platform for student-centered learning. Informed by the latest in educational research on retention, engagement and learning, Fidelis' elegant set of tools delivers a...

2014-01-30 12:30:36

Low-cost imports made by global firms using illegal software have drained $240 billion in revenue WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) unveiled a study by Bill Kerr, associate professor at Harvard Business School, and Chad Moutray, chief economist for the NAM, finding that unfair competition fueled by stolen software is a significant drain on manufacturing in the U.S. Estimated losses between 2002 and 2012 totaled nearly...


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