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Conference to Show How Games Can Help Win the War for Talent in the Workplace

The NYU Tandon School of Engineering’s Department of Technology Management and Innovation will host a free conference exploring how games and “gamification”—the application of game principles to non-game contexts—can...

A Big Idea for a Big App that Could Help Control Waste in the Big City

11/16/15 UPDATE: RISE has been selected as a Finalist in the BigApps Competition!  When the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) challenged members of the public to create functioning, marketable tech tools to help solve...

Pioneering Course Teaches How Big Data Analytics Can Advance Workplace Diversity and Inclusion

While hiring and maintaining a diverse workforce are widely known to be a critical drivers of innovation and competitiveness, many companies admit they fall short of their goals. In the summer of 2015, the New York University Polytechnic School of...

Intersecting Innovation

In a move to improve traffic safety and raise awareness of the dangers of phone use while driving, AT&T, the NYC Media Lab, and ChallengePost hosted the Connected Intersections competition, a call for developing teams to devise technological...

NYU Master's Program Helps Prepare the HR World for People Analytics and Big Data

Today’s organizations have at their fingertips a wealth of data that would have been unimaginable not so long ago. Savvy human relations managers are making use of that information to determine the keys to successful hiring and promotion,...

Human-Computer Interaction Research Will Make Personal Genomic Data Accessible

The National Science Foundation has awarded Associate Professor of Technology Management and Innovation Oded Nov a grant to study the role human-computer interaction can play in helping non-experts understand their personal genomic information. In...

NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering Professors Win Grant to Study Phishing Attacks

Internet users have long been warned about phishing scams, in which criminals indiscriminately send out mass emails to trick consumers into revealing sensitive personal data like social security and credit card numbers. Two faculty members at the...

NYU-Poly Conference to Explore New HR Weapons in the ‘War for Talent’

NEW YORK, April 2, 2013 – There’s a battle going on right now, as companies compete to attract and retain top talent. Among the most potent weapons a human resources manager can wield is applying data analytics to talent management. On...

Livable Cities of the Future Honors George Bugliarello's Legacy

Late last month, NYU-Poly hosted Livable Cities of the Future, a symposium honoring the legacy of George Bugliarello, who served as President of the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), then Polytechnic University, from 1973 to...

National Academies’ Keck Futures Initiative Picks NYU-Poly’s Oded Nov to Explore Neuroscience in a Digital World

NYU-Poly Assistant Professor of Technology Management Oded Nov has been selected to participate in the 2012 National Academies Keck Futures Initiative (NAKFI) conference, a prestigious think-tank-style gathering of researchers in science,...