Tweeting about Carrots: A New Life at Basil Strategies

Non classé - 22. Nov, 2013 - 0 Comments

What do carrots have to do with Twitter? Here we go, my first post on our Basil Strategies Blog to tell my story.

A year ago, I was still enjoying the life of a grad student. I was not yet on Twitter when I experienced my first Tweetchat during lectures with former EHESP Dean Antoine Flahault.

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My First Internship: Doctors 2.0 & You at Basil Strategies

Basil Strategies, Doctors 2.0 - 10. Jul, 2013 - 0 Comments

ChloéMy name is Chloé Rose and I am an International Studies and French Language student at Hope College in Michigan, U.S.A. I have been interning at Basil Strategies since the beginning of June, thanks to an exchange program.  Incidentally, my first week on the job was also the week of the Doctors 2.0 & You conference held at Cité Universitaire.  My tasks leading up to the conference were in logistics, such as helping out with inventory, verifying deliveries, preparing name badges, bags and brochures for the participants.

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Quantified Self, Connected Objects, Crowdfunding, Kickstarter, Intelligent Fork #doctors20 #eatingslowly

Basil Strategies, Doctors 2.0, eHealth, News - 18. Apr, 2013 - 0 Comments

Jacques-Lepine-Crowdfunding-Digital-ForkDigital” gets lots of attention for sure. But one underplayed impact of digital is the new vocabulary it generates. Quantified Self refers to self-measurement by individuals interested in understanding the data our body produces. Quantified Self goes along well with connected objects. The connection between the objects is digital of course; the objects are connected to the web to transport the data. An example is the intelligent fork, invented by Jacques Lepine of Slow Control — the fork that knows when we eat too fast (HAPIfork)

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A month into the internship at Basil Strategies

Basil Strategies, Doctors 2.0 - 05. Mar, 2013 - 0 Comments

Screen Shot 2013-03-05 at 12.49.28 PMAfter a month interning at Basil Strategies, I must say that I have learnt a lot about the marketing industry and the international healthcare world. Whether it be phoning or e-mailing clientele in different languages or updating important healthcare contact databases, working for Basil has been both challenging and stimulating on a daily basis. On top of that, working and living in Paris has been a fantastic experience so far, especially when you are five minutes walk away from the Eiffel Tower!

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