Ideas Made to Matter Artificial Intelligence

Better predictive models could reduce clothing returns

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Adding images to predictive models can help retailers estimate return rates as they decide what to feature on their websites.

Mar 20, 2024
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Economist Claudia Sahm has a better way to handle recessions

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A veteran of the Federal Reserve talks about her dedication to data, the costs of speaking up, and how her “Sahm rule” could improve the impact of stimulus checks.

Mar 20, 2024
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Ideas Made to Matter Climate Change

For business leaders: A digital tool for visualizing climate actions

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A free, updated simulator allows users to visualize environmental impacts and better guide climate decision-making in their organizations.

Mar 18, 2024
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Ideas Made to Matter Climate Change

Building the case for women waste entrepreneurs

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Women are uniquely situated to help tackle the global waste crisis in the circular economy. What’s needed now to advance their role: more data and adequate funding.

Mar 13, 2024
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Ideas Made to Matter Sustainability

Social learning influences green tech adoption

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Government subsidies for green tech should consider the role of social learning in consumer decision making.

Mar 12, 2024
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Ideas Made to Matter Public Policy

Post-pandemic inflation: 7 lessons for monetary policy

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A new e-book examines monetary policy responses to the 2021 – 2022 spike in inflation and identifies challenges and lessons for the future.

Mar 11, 2024
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Ideas Made to Matter Artificial Intelligence

What’s next for generative AI: Household chores and more

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Two AI practitioners explain how “Large X models” that turn text into actions may ultimately allow generative AI to water plants and peel potatoes.

Mar 7, 2024
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Ideas Made to Matter Digital Economy

3 approaches to ecosystem governance

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By assessing and applying the right type of governance, ecosystem participants can address shared challenges and grow ecosystem value.

Mar 5, 2024
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Ideas Made to Matter Sustainability

Why impact investors are embracing systems change

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It’s no longer enough to invest solely in single-point solutions. Here are nine ways impact investors succeed in driving systems-level change.

Mar 4, 2024
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Ideas Made to Matter Operations Management

How dynamic work design can prevent overload

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One core operational improvement — moving from a “push” to a “pull” method of scheduling — can have large implications for organizations’ agility.

Feb 28, 2024
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