Technology and Innovation

Prof. Lee Schlenker facilitated the “Technology and Innovation” module of GEM’s Specialized Masters in Digital Strategy this month in Paris, France

Student discussion focused on the foundations of digital economics, artificial intelligence, innovation, managerial decision making, the internet of value, and digital ethics.  Several models were debated and tested in class, including the 4ps of digital innovation, AI First, the AI Continuum and the AI Roadmap, as well as a variety of Data Science methodologies and algorithms.

The case studies in manufacturing, public works, health analytics, smart cities and were illustrated by corporate testimony from Yann Gourvennec, Mathieu Lerondeau, Quentin Panissod, and Camille Combeas well as a visit to Vinci’s Leonard Center for Innovation. 



The Digital Business Strategy Advanced Master provides students with the keys to understand, manage and lead change in a global economy facing the challenges of a fourth industrial revolution.  The program’s international faculty facilitate a 360-degree approach on digital to offer students the needed skills to detect, analyze and leverage the opportunities of digital transformation. The curriculum combines topics in management sciences, information technology and digital marketing to create a top-notch international program that meets the needs of learners who are passionate about the digital innovation. For more information on the GEM’s Advanced Master’s in Digital Strategy, please contact Marie Pierre Kraus at

Grenoble École de Management (GEM) is a French graduate business school specialized in business and management. The school offers undergraduate and graduate programs to as well as executive education 8,000 students of 159 nationalities on its two French campuses in Grenoble and Paris and its twelve international campuses.   GEM is recognized internationally for its teaching and research in in business strategy, finance, and technology management. It is one of the few schools in the world to have obtained the triple accreditation: EQUIS by the EFMD, AMBA, and the AACSB.

The Business Analytics Institute offers management and engineering schools, as well as Corporate Education, turn-key 15- and 30-hour modules for MSc and MBA programs in business and engineering schools on four continents.  Our current offerings include courses and workshops on Artificial Intelligence, Business Analytics, Community Management, Digital Economics. Digital Ethics, Data Science, The Internet of Value, Process Mining, and Technologies and Innovation.  Course syllabi and evaluations are available upon request.  For further information on these modules, please contact Dr. Lee Schlenker at


In this issue :

Ethics of Data Science

The Ethics of Data Science

The increasing digitalization of human activity shapes the very definitions of how we evaluate the world around us


The BAI Spring Session

Coaching on Demand

BAI is proud to announce a new service of coaching on demand for your Data Science team.

The Business Analytics Institute

BAI Fall Session 

The Business Analytics Institute and SDMIMD will be offering a 10-day Fall Session on the ethical implications of data science September 6th to 15th in Mysore, India 

 The Ambassador Program

Technologies and Innovation

Prof. Lee Schlenker facilitated the “Technology and Innovation” module of GEM’s Specialized Masters in Digital Strategy this month in Paris, France

Partner Interview

Partner Interview - Cuurios

Cuurios is a young Dutch software engineering company founded by Leen de Gaaf and Gaetan Giraud


 Nearest Neighbors

Getting to Know your Nearest Neighbors

What is k-NN, how does it work, what are its use scenarios, and how has it facilitated innovations in facial recognition technologies?


This Newsletter has been created specifically for the BAI community to foster conversation around the use of analytics in improving business decision-making. 

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