Industry Roundup 3-23-18 | UMBC Professional Graduate Programs

In this week’s Industry Roundup we take a peek into creating memorable brands, the future tech economy, Jupiter’s Great Red Spot, and digital transformations.

Industry Roundup is brought to you by UMBC’s Division of Professional Studies, offering a broad array of professionally-focused master’s degree and certificate programs that address industry needs while anticipating future opportunities.

Building a Memorable Brand

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The world is full of noise, and if you’re an organization trying to stand out from that noise, creating a brand is imperative. What does it take to become memorable in the eyes of potential clients? What steps can you take today to ensure you make an impact tomorrow? Read on to find out.

A Glimpse into the Tech Economy Future

Ever dream of a world where humankind can one day frolic on the foreign landscape of Mars? Sound a little too out of this world to you? Think again! Artificial Intelligence will likely make this possible. The future of tech economics is starting to come into clear focus. The future belongs to the advances that will be made possible by breakthroughs in not only AI, but other functions of a coming technological revolution.

Reaching Grand New Heights: Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

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Imagine for a moment a storm large enough to swallow three Earths! Jupiter’s Great Red Spot once could! If that doesn’t impress you, perhaps the new evidence discovered recently that this storm is actually growing in height as it shrinks in diameter might pique your interest.

Preventing Disaster on a Digital Transformation Journey


The popular saying, the only thing that remains constant is change, has created much success for many organizations. To stay ahead of the curve, one must be willing to proactively transform to stay in the competitive game. This is true especially when it comes to the digital aspect of doing business. But, jump too quickly and you could be facing potential disaster. So what’s a business to do? Plan, and plan well.

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