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Prof. Yves Pigneur and Alex Osterwalder named among the top 50 thinkers in management Published at 26.11.19
Prof. Yves Pigneur and Alex Osterwalder named among the top 50 thinkers in management
Yves Pigneur, Professor Emeritus at HEC Lausanne (UNIL) and Alex Osterwalder, CEO of Strategyzer, who has a PhD from the school, were named among the top five leading thinkers in management on Monday 18 November 2019, by the renowned Thinkers50 ranking.
Academic excellence: thesis prizes winners 2019 Published at 25.11.19
Academic excellence: thesis prizes winners 2019
Five PhD graduates from the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Lausanne were awarded prizes at the second edition of the Annual Doctoral Event on Thursday 21 November 2019. The Dean’s Office warmly congratulates the researchers concerned.
Digital Innovation Week: HEC Lausanne students innovate to resolve business challenges Published at 19.11.19
Digital Innovation Week: HEC Lausanne students innovate to resolve business challenges
Students on the Master in Information systems at HEC Lausanne, University of Lausanne tackled practical challenges suggested by businesses as part of a five-day workshop on digital innovation.
New book by Prof. Solange Ghernaouti on cybersecurity Published at 31.10.19
New book by Prof. Solange Ghernaouti on cybersecurity
Solange Ghernaouti, Professor at HEC Lausanne, University of Lausanne, and an international expert in cybersecurity and cyberdefence, has just published a book on analysing cybersecurity risks and implementing solutions, called “Cybersécurité: Analyser les risques, mettre en œuvre les solutions”.
Les recherches de la Prof. Stéphanie Missonier et l’ouvrage du Prof. Jean-Claude Usunier dans le dernier magazine Allez savoir! Published at 03.10.19
Les recherches de la Prof. Stéphanie Missonier et l’ouvrage du Prof. Jean-Claude...
Allez savoir! est le magazine de l'Université de Lausanne qui sort trois fois par année. Au sommaire de la dernière édition, découvrez une interview de la Prof. Stéphanie Missonier autour de ses recherches concernant les séances et leur efficacité. Y figure également le livre Chemin de l’in(ter)disciplinarité: Connaissance, corps, langage, écrit par un groupe informel de professeur·e·s de l’UNIL dont le Prof. Jean-Claude Usunier.
Best Paper Award to Gaël Bernard and Professor Periklis Andritsos at ADBIS 2019 Published at 02.10.19
Best Paper Award to Gaël Bernard and Professor Periklis Andritsos at ADBIS 2019
Gaël Bernard, PhD student in the Department of Information Systems and Periklis Andritsos (former professor of Big Data & Analytics at HEC Lausanne, now at University of Toronto) won the best paper award at ADBIS 2019.
New appointment at HEC Lausanne: Prof. Michalis Vlachos Published at 12.09.19
New appointment at HEC Lausanne: Prof. Michalis Vlachos
Professor Michalis Vlachos joined the Department of Information Systems at HEC Lausanne (UNIL) on June 1, 2019, as a Full Professor. An expert in business analytics, data mining and recommender systems, Prof. Vlachos will notably teach these subjects in the "Data Mining and Machine Learning" course of the Master's program in Information Systems.
Yves Pigneur appointed Honorary Professor at HEC Lausanne Published at 04.09.19
Yves Pigneur appointed Honorary Professor at HEC Lausanne
Yves Pigneur, the author of the best-selling management book, “Business Model Generation”, and a truly leading expert on the international stage, has just been made an Honorary Professor after a 35-year career in teaching and research at HEC Lausanne (UNIL). All staff at the School congratulate him on his brilliant academic career and would like to express their gratitude to him for everything he has achieved.
Automatisation et robotisation de la banque et des services financiers: importance du facteur humain Published at 23.04.19
Automatisation et robotisation de la banque et des services financiers: importance...
C’est lors du séminaire organisé début avril par le Bank Innovation Competence Center (BAICC) de la Faculté des HEC (UNIL) que plusieurs intervenant·e·s ont mis en évidence l’importance du facteur humain en tant que facteur clé de succès, dans la mise en place de technologies de robotisation et d’automatisation des services financiers.

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