Innovation through cross-departmental collaboration projects
In this episode you will hear about the powerful learning and innovative thinking that happens when students from different departments and academic programs come together to work on industry impact projects. Episode 4 features a conversation with Jim Ducay, who joined the University of Denver to launch an industry innovation program after spending 25 years as a senior-level technology business leader for companies like Avaya Networking, SES Americom, Ameritech, Bell Atlantic and Nynex. Jim shares his experience bringing students together from across the DU campus to work directly with local companies on innovation projects and how these experiences have tremendous impact on our students and our communities. Listen as Jim shares successes, challenges and a few tips for students who are interested in being involved in innovation projects or faculty considering launching programs of this type.