The National Center for Education Statistics estimated that 1,853,000 tassels turned from right to left in the 2015-16 academic year. This transition from academics to actual workplace has always been the moment of truth because it shows whether the new hire majored in letters or focused on learning. However, the speed at which the disruption and change is taking place in some industries happens much faster than the time it takes to go from freshman to first day. As technology transforms, breaks and creates business models, what are the implications for the education model? Read More >
Panel: Mariam Guessous, Ruston Spurlock and Michael Farmer
The collision of creative, media and data all but ensures that the graduates we produce will be solving for problems that didn't exist before. If the traditional models of creative and media are broken, what does that mean for the traditional way we've produced creative professionals? An advertising executive, a publishing/media expert and a distinguished professor share their insights as we ponder the creative education model. Click to view more >
As a follow up to his first article in the publication, The European Business Review has tapped Douglas once again to talk bout his Creative Strategy Framework. This article touches on his idea that creative people must retrain how they hear their client requests in order to answer them within the context of an overarching strategic recommendation vs just selling tactics. Download the PDF >
Douglas has just been added to the roster and will be speaking alongside Google, Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, Hubspot and more on April 13th at #MDMC17 -- the largest Midwest digital marketing conference in #STL. Check it out: www.umsldigitalconference.com
"I'm Looking forward to taking my show on the road to St. Louis." Thanks to his former professor & NYU colleague Perry Drake who now heads the program at UMSL.