SJSU's Stephen Kwan on latest trends and skills, and the importance of IBM Innovation Centers
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In this interview recorded at the IBM Innovation Center in Silicon Valley, Stephen Kwan, Professor at the College of Business, San Jose State University, explains what are the most important skills needed by students today.
He talks about the need to develop a wide range of skills, including advanced communication and presentation skills, and the importance of being exposed to industry. In this regard, he cites the IBM Innovation Centers as being a valuable bridge between what students learn in the classroom and what is happening in the real world.
He also describes the importance of analytics and the need for a solid infrastructure on which to teach this hot new topic.