Posts Tagged ‘Cambridge’

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

Cambridgecluster.com

January 23, 2008

Take a look at www.cambridgecluster.com

Some interesting things going on here, a collaboration of MBA research students and Cambridge business people.

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.

Contributors:

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

Cambridgecluster.com

January 15, 2008

Take a look at     http://www.cambridgecluster.com

Some interesting things going on here, a collaboration of MBA research students and Cambridge business people.