Author Archives: katietisinger

Somewhat Warranted Opinions on #IS6621

For my first blog of the semester I wrote about the unwanted and unwarranted opinions I had received about taking a class called Social Media and Digital Business. Now that I have taken the class, I hope to share a few somewhat warranted opinions on the class and what I am taking away from #IS6621. […]

Technology and the Global Goals

I had the privilege of working the annual International Corporate Citizenship Conference put on by the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship at the beginning of April. Due to this class, I was interested to learn how these corporate citizenship professionals viewed the role of technology in achieving their goals of being better corporate citizens. […]

Technology in Tokyo

I, as it seems most of the world was, was struck by the use of technology in the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics. It got me thinking about the use of cutting-edge technology in the Olympics and its ability to predict future uses and trends of technology. The Olympics have a history of innovation. Nations often introduce […]

Six Sigma –> FastWorks

This blog post follows up on my presentation about whether GE is a digital company. GE transformed the industry in the 1990s with the implementation of Six Sigma, and then again transformed the industry with FastWorks, a lean startup model. GE began to move towards to a focus on quality in the late ‘80s with […]

An Ode to Georgia Sports (& their Social Media)

Being from outside Atlanta, I am a die-hard Georgia sports fan. Yes, the Super Bowl last year, playoffs this year, and the National Championship against Alabama were horrible. No, I do not need or want your condolences. While I am still not fully recovered from the National Championship loss, as I was reflecting back on […]

Trust in the Digital Era

Trust. I would argue it is the foundation of all relationships – personal, business, and technological. I think it is safe to say trust is something Boston College and college in general work to teach us. We trust ourselves that even though we only studied 10 minutes rather than the 3 hours we were planning […]

Unwanted and Unwarranted Opinions on #IS6621

“I’m taking a class on social media and digital business!” – me The responses I received from people varied, but I think they encompass many of the feelings and initial expectations I have for the class. “A class on social media – you know enough about social media!” – my mother When I came into […]