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Why Is Target Doing Cartwheels?

Building a $3 billion dollar business with 23 million users and $500 million in savings for customers is no easy feat. Yet, Sarah Peterson-Post and a ...
Dr. Penny Wheeler, president and chief executive officer of Allina Health

The Health Care Continuum

Health care is rapidly evolving and changing for the better. In Minnesota, more people have access to care, there are increasing care delivery options...
Douglas Jondle, left, research director at the Center for Ethical Business Cultures at the University of St. Thomas and Ron James, right, president and CEO of CEBC

The Rules of Engagement

Some of the biggest questions global corporations operating in emerging markets need to confront concern ethics. Doing business in or with developing ...
Exec Ed Classroom Shots

Diving Into Data

This spring, I participated in Marketing Data Analysis: Design, Dissect, Decide through Executive Education. The program, which includes 20 hours of i...
Jay Ebben

Outside Consultant Features Jay Ebben

On Sunday, April 10, Jay Ebben, associate professor of entrepreneurship at the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business, was featured in the ...
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Data Analytics: Like a Boss

We need to have a discussion about marketing analytics; primarily, we need to discuss what this means because I’m seeing two distinct camps forming an...
equations on whiteboard

Data Analytics: Ask the Right Questions

Public Service Announcement: If you’re not intimately familiar with formulas, functions and tables in Excel, you really want to get your hands on an a...
Dan McLaughlin

Data Analytics for Everyone

Cognitive computing has entered the business enterprise as an important tool. The term “cognitive computing” refers to a computer’s ability to functio...
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Bold Conversations and New Directions

Studies show that a diverse workforce benefits the entire company. But “diversity and inclusion” is a phrase used so often (it even has an acronym: D&...
J-term group visits the Taj Mahal

Diversity Drives a Mega Market

When I first learned of the opportunity to study abroad in India, my immediate thought was, "What better way to experience the country!" The structure...
Voting Booths

I’m Going to Vote Today!

Aaron Sackett, associate professor of marketing, was recently named as a finalist in the Knight Cities Challenge for his project, titled “I’m Going to Vote Today!” which aims to increase voter turnout using a “behavioral intervention.”