The following informational interviews are well respected leaders at various technology companies that all completed their Masters of Information Technology together at University of Minnesota.  Each leader has a slightly different role bridging the gap between engineering and business.  As…

Bridging the Motivational Gap

You’re not going to love everything you have to do. The following presentation addresses how to overcome the motivational gap when you’re not motivated to complete a project.

What Your Geek Wants You To Know (But is afraid to tell you)

Programmers and Engineers can often come across as awkward and shy. They tend to avoid conflicts and difficult conversations. How can you communicate with your geek?

Teleworking

Teleworking is evolving in the workplace. There are advantages for employees and businesses to incorporate teleworking into their organization. Employees that become ill or must miss work can catch up or complete work without coming into the office. Workers with…

Dance and Business

Many would never have thought dance and business would be similar.  After 25 years of dancing and 15 years of business, I have found the similarities in the dance and business world.

Adult Learning in MOOCs

Learn about one adult learner’s experiences with Massive Open Online Courses and how current learning theories related to current MOOC courses.  

Are you interested in knowing how you learn best? The educational landscape has been progressively shifting over the past decade from face-to-face classrooms to distance education. Knowing how you learn will help you learn in a more effective and efficient…

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