Posts Tagged ‘business’

Semi-final of UBC

January 31, 2008

Tuesday 29 January

Our team won their semi-final of the UBC Universities Business Challenge at the Portsmouth Royal Navy Museum. The team departed Cambridge at 5:15am and arrived back at 7:45pm.

The four German final year students at won the first UBC semi-final, beating seven other university teams. They now go into the finals on 7 March at IBM in London. They played a long strategy and steadily improved their relative position through the four rounds of the semi-final business simulation challenge.

The heats for the UBC competition were held from September to December 2007, with 232 university teams competing in 29 heats of 8 teams. The top 3 teams from each heat proceeded to the semis.

UBC team at work in the semi-finals


How firms can best cope with regulation

January 21, 2008

BBC Saturday, 19 January 2008

How firms can best cope with regulation

Starting a new small business is an exciting time, but it also brings with it a lot of paperwork.

Some very useful links in this article

Business applications of social networks

January 21, 2008

BBC Radio 4 – In Business “All Join In

Excellent programme on BBC Radio 4, 17 January 2008:-

Facebook, LinkedIn, Bebo and YouTube are revolutionising the way people use the internet.

Peter Day finds out how businesses need to respond to social networks.


Kara Swisher, co-producer of D : ALL THINGS DIGITAL

Peter Cunningham, UK & Ireland director, VIADEO

Stephen Millard, Vice President, Marketing, CLEARSWIFT

Penny Davis, Head of Human Resources, T-MOBILE (UK)

Dan Black,

Director of Campus Recruiting for the Americas, ERNST & YOUNG in New York

Lars Plougmann,
Consultant HEADSHIFT

Reid Hoffmann, founder & chairman, LINKEDIN

Mark Forster, Regional manager, Unified Communications, CISCO