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Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP

Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP

Wednesday at 8 AM Pacific/11 AM Eastern

March 19th 2014:Critical Thinking: Path to True Business Intelligence?

Today’s buzz: Thinking. According to “The 10 Skills That Will Get You Hired In 2013” (Forbes.com, Dec. 10, 2012), the top four skills required for 9 of the top 10 most in-demand jobs were critical thinking, complex problem solving, judgment and decision-making, and active listening. Pop quiz: If you apply for a “hot” new job today and are asked to honestly rate your proficiency in these skills, do you know enough about the definition of critical thinking to respond? The experts speak. Dr. Mark Battersby, Professor: “The first step in critical thinking is ‘logical self-defense’—learning not

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Dr. Mark Battersby

Dr. Mark Battersby has over 40 years of experience teaching critical thinking, including at Capilano University, the University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, and Stanford University, and has been invited to do workshops on critical thinking across North America. He is the founder of the British Columbia Association for Critical Thinking Research and Instruction, and also led a provincial curriculum initiative focusing on learning outcomes in higher education. Mark has written and presented extensively on the subject of critical thinking and informal logic, and is the author of Is That a Fact? A Field Guide to Statistical and Scientific Information (Broadview, 2009), and, alon
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Dr. Sharon Bailin

Dr. Sharon Bailin is Professor Emeritus in the Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser University. She is the author of the award-winning book, Achieving Extraordinary Ends: An Essay on Creativity (Ablex, 1994) and, along with Mark Battersby, Reason in the Balance: An Inquiry Approach to Critical Thinking. She is also the author of a significant number of articles on critical thinking and creativity, and has presented on these topics internationally. Sharon currently directs a Masters Program for educators focused on critical thinking and is a part of a major initiative to develop critical thinking for educational institutions and contexts in Canada and internationally (TC2). She is a Past Presid
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Deepa Sankar

Deepa Sankar, Director, BI Product Marketing SAP, has over 15 years of experience in the technology sector. She has held various roles in IT, product management, and marketing with a focus on analytics and BI strategy. She is a frequent speaker and blogger on topics related to BI strategy and BI adoption. She is passionate about helping customers to take their BI programs to the highest level of competency and create an information-driven culture in their organization. Currently, Deepa is a key member of Business Intelligence Product Marketing at SAP. Deepa’s words of wisdom: “Think BIG, and you can start small.”
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1981/coffee-break-with-game-changers-presented-by-sap 20/12/2017 08:00 20/12/2017 09:00 Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1981/coffee-break-with-game-changers-presented-by-sap Today’s buzz: Thinking. According to “The 10 Skills That Will Get You Hired In 2013” (Forbes.com, Dec. 10, 2012), the top four skills required for 9 of the top 10 most in-demand jobs were critical thinking, complex problem solving, judgment and decision-making, and active listening. Pop quiz: If you apply for a “hot” new job today and are asked to honestly rate your proficiency in these skills, do you know enough about the definition of critical thinking to respond? The experts speak. Dr. Mark Battersby, Professor: “The first step in critical thinking is ‘logical self-defense’—learning not to be taken in by bad but persuasive arguments.” Dr. Sharon Bailin, Professor: “Critical thinking is more than logical self-defense. It involves coming to a reasonable decision based on a careful evaluation of relevant reasons and data.” Deepa Sankar, SAP: “Analytics is not just about numbers. Look beyond those numbers.” Join us for Critical Thinking: Path to True Business Intelligence? VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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