International Seminar Digital Transformation at RCC - Harvard

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Who should attend

This week-long seminar is aimed at business professionals from any sector who want an in-depth look at the future of business and technological innovation in the digital era.

About the course

An immersive experience in digital change

This seminar is centred on digital transformation with a holistic business approach in technology, trends, and social changes to better understand a world that is quickly becoming more and more digital.

PROGRAM DETAILS

DAY 1

Topics covered in sessions throughout the day include:

  • Program introduction and participants "tour de table".
  • The future is here, is now - Machine learning and how the future happens.
  • Media partnerships: Strategic relationships through technology and culture.
  • Media, manipulation, disinformation, and adversarial media movements.

DAY 2

Topics covered in sessions throughout the day include:

  • Platform competition in mobile apps.
  • Digital media and public discourse.
  • Strategy, transformation and the role of innovation in times of digital disruption.

DAY 3

Topics covered in sessions throughout the day include:

  • Understanding and communicating uncertainity when making model-based decisions.
  • An ethical framework for digital innovation.
  • Platform and ecosystem strategy.

DAY 4

Topics covered in sessions throughout the day include:

  • Considerations for Successfully Using Machine Learning in Business.
  • The future of journalism in an internet age.
  • AI and inclusion.

DAY 5

Topics covered in sessions throughout the day include:

  • Innovation and transformation.
  • Robotic dexterous picking. Why is grasping not a solved problem.
  • Feedback and learning reflection.

Experts

Carlos Osorio

Carlos Osorio is co-founder and partner at Yuken, a global design and innovation capability-building impact research lab based in Chile. He is adjunct professor at Universidad del Desarrollo (Chile), visiting professor of innovation at Deusto Business School (Spain), and guest lecturer on innovat...

Pai Ling Yin

PhD, Stanford; MSc, London School of Economics; BA, BS, Indiana University Pai-Ling Yin is an Associate Professor of Clinical Entrepreneurship and Director of the Technology Commercialization Initiative. She co-founded the Mobile Innovation Group (http://mig.stanford.edu) to research the mobile ...

David Weinberger

In books, articles, posts, classes, and talks, David Weinberger, Ph.D. explores the effect of the technology on ideas. He is a senior researcher at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society and was co-director of the Harvard Library Innovation Lab, and a journalism fellow at Harva...

Joan Donovan

Dr. Joan Donovan is the Research Director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy. Dr. Donovan leads the field in examining internet and technology studies, online extremism, media manipulation, and disinformation campaigns. Dr. Donovan leads The Technology and Social Chan...

Malavika Jayaram

Malavika is the inaugural Executive Director of the Digital Asia Hub. Prior to her relocation to Hong Kong, she spent three years as a Fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University: she has been a Faculty Affiliate of the centre since 2017. A technology lawyer ...

Colin Maclay

Colin M. Maclay currently serves as Executive Director for the Annenberg Innovation Lab and Professor of Communication at USC's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. Maclay has long been motivated to understand how radical changes in communications capacity, information generation an...

Joshua Benton

Joshua Benton is director of the Nieman Journalism Lab. Before spending a year at Harvard as a 2008 Nieman Fellow, he spent a decade in newspapers, most recently at The Dallas Morning News. His reports on cheating on standardized tests in the Texas public schools led to the permanent shutdown of ...

Robert Faris

Robert Faris is a Senior Researcher at the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy and an affiliate of the Berkman Klein Center. Previously, Robert Faris was the research director at the Berkman Klein Center where he contributed and provided oversight to research at the center. ...

Jose Manuel Martinez Sierra

ose M. Martinez-Sierra is Jean Monnet ad personam Professor for the Study of European Union Law and Government and the Real Colegio Complutense Director. He is also a Tenured Professor on Constitutional Law at Complutense Law School since 2013 (currently on leave) were he also was a Jean Monnet P...

Mike Ananny

Mike Ananny is an Associate Professor of Communication and Journalism at USC Annenberg, where he researches the public ethics of communication systems, specifically intersections of journalism practice and technology design, the sociotechnical dynamics of networked news infrastructures, and the p...

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Read more about Information Technology

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