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Professional Development | Manufacturing | Engineering

By: MIT xPRO | February 22nd, 2021
6 Minute Read

Two-thirds of Survey Respondents Saw Career impact Within SIX Months.   A recent survey of professionals who earned Architecture and Systems Engineering certificates from MIT xPRO illustrates how learning online can result in major career advancement.  

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Technology Insider | Online Education | Professional Development | Manufacturing | Engineering

By: MIT xPRO | February 8th, 2021
4 Minute Read

It's easy to get overwhelmed by all of the free educational webinars and online learning resources available today. The good news is that it only takes an hour to gain new insights from MIT faculty on the latest topics in emerging technology and workforce learning. 

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Technology Insider | Manufacturing | Biomanufacturing

By: MIT xPRO | December 14th, 2020
3 Minute Read

As the COVID-19 pandemic intensified across the globe in April 2020, and many cities and states shut down, Professor J. Christopher Love and his team returned to the MIT Love Lab to critical path work--developing a vaccine candidate for COVID-19.

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Professional Development | Quantum Computing

By: MIT xPRO | December 7th, 2020
2 Minute Read

How can you learn quantum computing when you have never used a quantum computer? That’s the big question that MIT xPRO’s support team gets from professionals who are interested in earning a Quantum Computing Fundamentals certificate, but don’t feel prepared for a two-course online program.

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Professional Development | Machine Learning

By: MIT xPRO | November 18th, 2020
3 Minute Read

Can you take an online machine learning course without a background in data science or engineering? That’s the big question that MIT xPRO’s support team gets from professionals who are interested in earning an online certificate in Machine Learning, Modeling, and Simulation, but don’t feel prepared for the two-course online program.

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Technology Insider | Data Science

By: MIT xPRO | November 2nd, 2020
4 Minute Read

The market for recommendation engines is predicted to grow by USD $3.57B in the next four years, according to a recent report from Technavio. What’s the story behind these growth numbers? We talked with MIT Professor of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science and co-founder of machine learning startup Celect, Devavrat Shah, about the findings from this recent report and to discuss his predictions for recommendation systems technology.

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Online Education | Professional Development | Leadership

By: MIT xPRO | October 5th, 2020
5 Minute Read

There’s a story that John Wass likes to tell to illustrate the value of systems thinking. A CEO is holding the end of quarter meeting with their executive team. They go around the table, and everyone proudly reports that they’ve hit their KPIs. There’s just one problem. The CEO hasn’t achieved the company’s overall profitability goals. “Why,” the CEO asks, “Am I not doing great when all of you are?”

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Machine Learning

By: MIT xPRO | August 5th, 2020
2 Minute Read

Although machine learning offers important new capabilities for solving today’s complex problems, more organizations may be tempted to apply machine learning techniques as a one-size-fits all solution. 

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Leadership

By: MIT xPRO | July 31st, 2020
3 Minute Read

The coronavirus pandemic has up ended the business world, education, and the workplace and landed us in a protracted moment of uncertainty and disruption. Companies are scrambling to manage distributed teams and coordinate work remotely, while retaining customers and finding new sources of revenue. Some must fully reinvent themselves to survive, as their traditional markets have shrunk or disappeared entirely.

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Technology Insider | Manufacturing | Engineering

By: MIT xPRO | July 16th, 2020
4 Minute Read

Our abrupt and ongoing shift to remote work is having wide-ranging effects on design, engineering, and manufacturing industries, putting great pressure on organizations to be more agile, efficient, and flexible in a COVID-19 world.