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Energy Info Workshop – Mon. March 2nd

Need energy info? Want to visualize your data using GIS?
The GSB Library’s Industry Spotlight Series presents:
Energy Information 
Mon March 2nd
B312 RAIL Lab (3rd floor Bass Center, GSB Knight Management Center)
  • Industry and market research databases
    • S&P NetAdvantage
    • Business Monitor
    • Lux Research
    • GlobalData Power
  • Interdisciplinary energy-related databases
    • Scopus
    • Engineering Village
    • One Petro
  • Geographic information system (GIS) data to visualize energy research
Class team-taught by:
Emily Alschbach, Librarian, Stanford GSB Library
Stace Maples, Geospatial Manager, Branner Library
Hannah Winkler, Earth Sciences Librarian, Branner Library

Entrepreneur Info Workshop – Wed. Feb 18th

The GSB Library and the Terman Engineering Library are teaming up to hold another Entrepreneur Information Workshop for the Stanford Venture Studio!

The popular, interactive workshop covers entrepreneurial topics such as:
Industry Trends
SWOT Analysis
Business Landscape
Technical Development
Industry Standards

Join us on Wednesday, Feb 18th from 12-1pm in B312 RAIL Lab in the GSB Library (Bass Center).

Open to all students & Stanford community members.

*Learn more about the Venture Studio, an application-based collaboration space within the GSB’s Center for Entrepreneurial Studies.


Faculty Book Talk – Mon 11/17 – Oyer’s Roadside MBA

Please join us for another Faculty Book Talk on the Roadside MBA: Back Road Lessons for Entrepreneurs, Executives & Small Business Owners. Authored by GSB Professor Paul Oyer, Michael Mazzeo and Scott Schaefer,

Join us for a midday book talk at the Library. Hear Paul Oyer speak about Roadside MBA and enjoy light refreshments on the Library’s 4th floor.

Paul Oyer Book Talk
November 17, 2014
Board Room
4th floor Bass Center

Great Books. Great Room.
This popular event series is designed to showcase faculty publications and encourage GSB community interaction and engagement. The Library’s beautiful  fourth floor sets the scene for an inviting yet informal book talk, Q&A, and reception. All GSB students, staff, faculty & alumni are welcome. 

Save the Date! Berkshire Beyond Buffett. The Enduring Values of Values. Mon Dec 8th 5:45pm

Join us for a Rock Center for Corporate Governance panel:

5:45 – 6pm  Reception
6- 7:15pm Panel Discussion
Room 290, Stanford Law School
Crown Quadrangle

Berkshire Hathaway is one of the most highly regarded corporations in the world. Much of its success comes from Warren Buffett and the distinctive culture he has developed. What does this company look like from the inside? How does the company’s distinctive culture allow it to thrive? What will happen to the company when Buffett is no longer around?

SpeakersLawrence Cunningham, author of Berkshire Beyond Buffett and Professor of Law at George Washington University; Susan L. Decker, Director, Berkshire Hathaway Corporation, Costco Wholesale Corporation, and Intel Corporation; Brad Kinstler, President & CEO of See’s Candies and a longtime Berkshire Hathaway team member; and famed investor Tom Russo, partner at Gardner Russo & Gardner.

Brian Tayan will be moderating the panel. Tanyan is a Researcher at the Corporate Governance Research Initiative, Stanford Graduate School of Business and the Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University

REGISTER HERE. This event is open to the public.

Competency Curse: Professional Growth vs Static Expert

We often strive to be the experts in our career fields and/or particular job responsibilities. But does this limit career growth and trajectory? Today’s WSJ article  discusses the “competency curse” and how to break out of the cycle. For additional professional development tips, browse our news websites

What Happens in an Internet Minute?

Love all things data? Check out Intel’s Internet Minute Infographic. For more infographics, check out Daily Infographic, which features the best information design and data visualization from the internet. Still craving more tech and data visualization? Here’s a short list of other tech websites.


Have a Happy (& Safe) 4th of July!

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, fireworks are a leading cause of injury in the US over this holiday weekend.. so be safe!

If you do find yourself in the ER, fear not — BIG DATA  has your back. Thanks to recent patient-tracking databases, big data has cut ER follow-ups by 10%. For more info, check out the Bloomberg Businessweek article.

FYI: The GSB Library will be closed on Friday, July 4th. Have a happy & most importantly, SAFE, holiday weekend!


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