To be honest this is the hardest blog post that I’ve written in this class. It seems like every time I was trying to write it I would not like what I was saying or I didn't feel that it really captured the what I learned in this class. The truth is that I learned … Continue reading Technology, Data, and Networking in the “Big City”
“We should invest in people not ideas. A good idea is often destroyed by bad people and good people can always make a bad idea better” Simon Sinek. One of the topics that we heard during our visits was to invest in people because ideas usually change. In the startup world, this is usually referred … Continue reading ClassPass and the Art of Pivoting
Artificial Intelligence in Content Management Systems On our last visit to Boston, we went to visit Acquia a software as a service(SaaS) company that provides a content management system(CMS) to its clients. Acquia defines itself as “ the open source digital experience company that empowers the world's most ambitious brands to embrace innovation and create … Continue reading Artificial Intelligence & CMS, which system will win?
What is Drizly? Founding Story Nick Rellas and Justin Robinson are both Boston College alumni. Drizly actually started at Boston College, it was about time to go out and this happened: Around 9 pm in Lower campus… Nick: Hey man do you have any alcohol? Justin: No, I ran out. Nick: Should we go get … Continue reading Drizly: Connecting Local Alcohol Retailers with Online Customers
Summary: Machine Platform Crowd: Harnessing our digital future is a book written by Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson. Both are professors at MIT and co-directors of the Digital Economy initiative at MIT. They wrote this book as a continuation of their previous book the second machine age which they wrote back in 2014 and was … Continue reading Book Summary:Machine Platform Crowd: Harnessing Our Digital Future
Hi Everyone! My name is Lucas Montes and I am a rising sophomore in CSOM studing information systems and business analytics. I grew up in a small town in the south of Chile at the beggining of Patagonia. Five years ago I moved to Massachusets and I graduated for Wayland High school. Something that you … Continue reading Introduction: Lucas Montes