Media Highlights

Subscribe to this feed feed icon

A health and fitness tracker for dogs
Published: Tue, 04 Nov 2014
Outlet: Phys.org
Originally from Italy, Rossi had a variety of careers before coming to MIT Sloan for graduate school. Trained as a mechanical engineer, he began with his "dream job," working as an engine designer for Ferrari.
Best business books 2014--Innovation
Published: Tue, 04 Nov 2014
Outlet: Strategy + Business
In The Second Machine Age, economist Erik Brynjolfsson and information technologist Andrew McAfee suggest that smart machines are not only the products of innovation, but also essential enablers of innovation prowess.
MIT startup tackles nasty infection with first public stool bank
Published: Mon, 03 Nov 2014
Outlet: Health Canal
Other members of the team with an MIT connection include: James Burgess, who has taken a leave from the MIT Sloan School of Management to launch OpenBiome; Andrew Noh, an MBA candidate at Sloan; Allison Perrotta, a graduate student in the Alm lab; and Zain Kassam, a postdoctoral fellow in the Alm lab.
A measure of safety on the mountainside
Published: Sun, 02 Nov 2014
Outlet: The Financial Times
The shocking experience was a wake-up call for Mr Markle. The off-piste skiing enthusiast arrived at MIT Sloan School of Management in autumn 2012 for the start of his MBA, eager to start a business and also thinking about how to solve the problem of avalanche forecasting.
Forget dating apps. These millennials want to save the world
Published: Thu, 30 Oct 2014
Outlet: CNNMoney
Brenner and Lein hatched the idea for Tumml when they met at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Brenner had spent four years working in real estate in Washington, D.C., before returning to business school, initially with the idea of acquiring the skills to launch her own real-estate development company.
What MIT can teach colleges about becoming an economic powerhouse
Published: Wed, 29 Oct 2014
Outlet: Bloomberg Businessweek (Opinion Piece)
Allen is the Howard W. Johnson Professor of Management Emeritus at the MIT Sloan School of Management. O'Shea is a visiting professor in innovation and entrepreneurship at the MIT Sloan School of Management and a faculty member at the Smurfit Graduate School of Business.
Countries need to stop manipulating currencies
Published: Wed, 29 Oct 2014
Outlet: Gulf Times (Opinion Piece)
Simon Johnson is a professor at MIT's Sloan School of Management and the co-author of White House Burning: The Founding Fathers, Our National Debt, And Why It Matters To You.
MIT Bitcoin project is fully underway
Published: Wed, 29 Oct 2014
Outlet: Coin Report
That's just the idea that Dan Elitzer, founder of the MIT Bitcoin club and student at MIT's Sloan School of Management, decided to put into practice. Jeremy Rubin, an MIT CS undergrad, worked together with Elitzer to get access to funding for a very impressive plan...
Forget dating apps. These millennials want to use start-ups to save the world.
Published: Tue, 28 Oct 2014
Outlet: National Journal
Brenner and Lein hatched the idea for Tumml when they met at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Brenner had spent four years working in real estate in Washington, D.C., before returning to business school, initially with the idea of acquiring the skills to launch her own real-estate development...
Athanasios Orphanides says changes are needed in the Eurozone
Published: Mon, 27 Oct 2014
Outlet: CNBC World (Video)
MIT Sloan Professor Athanasios Orphanides tells CNBC World that times are dire in Europe and it is up to the ECB to make some changes.
Microsoft CEO's advice on pay raises is wrong for all (not just women)
Published: Mon, 27 Oct 2014
Outlet: Fortune Magazine (Opinion Piece)
Thomas A. Kochan is a professor of industrial relations, work, and employment at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Sloan School of Management. He is author of the book, Restoring the American Dream: A Working Families' Agenda for America.
Seis libros sobre 'business' que no debes perderte este mes
Published: Mon, 27 Oct 2014
Outlet: Infocif (Spain)
Anjali Sastry es professor en la escuela de negocios del MIT (MIT Sloan School of Management) y Kara Penn es cofundadora de la consultora Mission Spark.
"El tener más datos no quiere decir que haya mejor información"
Published: Sun, 26 Oct 2014
Outlet: El Pais (Spain)
Las clases de sobre "Cómo ser un mejor usuario de datos" que imparte Roberto Rigobon en el Massachusetts Institute of Technology están abarrotadas.
Sloan translates the language of learning
Published: Sun, 26 Oct 2014
Outlet: The Financial Times
Most executive education courses in the US, Europe and even parts of Asia are conducted exclusively in English, according to Laura Ziukaite-Hansen, director of executive programmes at MIT Sloan.
How is our digital revolution doing?
Published: Fri, 24 Oct 2014
Outlet: The Wall Street Journal (Opinion Piece)
Are we "in the midst of the greatest one-time event in history," as MIT MITD -1.96% professor Erik Brynjolfsson said in the opening keynote of the recent MIT Second Machine Age conference, or are we going through what he later called the great decoupling–while GDP and productivity continue to grow, employment and income are declining.
This high-tech blazer is lined with odor-eating coffee grounds
Published: Thu, 23 Oct 2014
Outlet: Bloomberg Businessweek
The company's three co-founders met at MIT's Entrepreneurship Center, where they discovered a shared background in athletics and an interest in translating the performance of their sports apparel into professional clothing.
Meet the woman who connects MIT's software smarties with their futures
Published: Wed, 22 Oct 2014
Outlet: The Boston Globe's Beta Boston
Over the past decade and a half, I've heard MIT students and grads regularly mention something called the "Anne Hunter list" — sometimes referred to more generically as "the jobs list."
Solutions for the VC gender gap must come from within
Published: Wed, 22 Oct 2014
Outlet: peHUB (Opinion Piece)
Erica Swallow is a technology writer, startup entrepreneur, and status quo wrecker. She is currently an MBA candidate at the MIT Sloan School of Management and her thoughts have been published in a number of esteemed outlets, including Forbes, Entrepreneur, The Wall Street Journal, and The Huffington Post, among others.
We sent two ad guys to MIT's Conference on Digital Experimentation. Here's what they saw.
Published: Tue, 21 Oct 2014
Outlet: Alister & Paine
We had a chance to catch up with Sinal Aral, Associate Professor at MIT Sloan and one of the key players in seeing CODE Con to fruition.
Ebola: The dark side of globalization
Published: Mon, 20 Oct 2014
Outlet: Fortune Magazine (Opinion Piece)
Trond Undheim is Senior Lecturer in Global Economics and Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Undheim is also founder of Yegii.com, an insight network that connects companies to global expertise.
Why the Ice Bucket Challenge proved such a runaway success
Published: Sat, 18 Oct 2014
Outlet: Yahoo! Tech (Opinion Piece)
In this op-ed for Yahoo Tech, MIT Sloan School of Management Professor Catherine Tucker reflects on this summer's Ice Bucket Challenge craze and explains just what made it such a smashing success.
Why the future of digital security is open
Published: Fri, 17 Oct 2014
Outlet: TechCrunch (Opinion Piece)
Lou Shipley is a lecturer at the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship and president and CEO of Black Duck Software, an open source solutions company.
Tight, loose, irrelevant
Published: Thu, 16 Oct 2014
Outlet: The Economist
A government that wants to pep up the economy, says S.P. Kothari of the Sloan School of Management, one of the authors, would have more luck with other measures, such as lower taxes or less onerous regulation.
The 25 most successful MIT Sloan School graduates
Published: Thu, 16 Oct 2014
Outlet: Business Insider
The Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has powerful connections throughout the world, as evidenced by the 92% of the Class of 2013 with job offers within three months of graduation.
Inked selfies will inspire others to vote, feel voters
Published: Thu, 16 Oct 2014
Outlet: Mid Day (India)
Amit Hawaldar, an MBA student from MIT School of Management, said, "I was excited to cast my vote today. I feel that every person should use this right and select the appropriate candidate instead of lamenting later."
Managing data sets
Published: Thu, 16 Oct 2014
Outlet: The Economic Times (Opinion Piece)
By Michael Schrage: The bigger the data, the more profitable and productive predictive analytics can be, goes the conventional wisdom.
The 16 schools in Massachusetts offering up the best in business education
Published: Tue, 14 Oct 2014
Outlet: BostInno
The top 16 business schools in Massachusetts range from the unsurprising legacy brands like Harvard Business School and MIT Sloan to the lesser discussed Simmons College of Management. Which other institutions made the list?
What we mean when we say 'I did something I didn't want to do'
Published: Mon, 13 Oct 2014
Outlet: Big Think
...in this paper, by Drazen Prelec, a psychologist and professor at MIT's Sloan School of Management. Decisions that have no physical consequences, he argues, impress us because of their effect on our thoughts and feelings.
For women MBA students, it's getting better
Published: Mon, 13 Oct 2014
Outlet: Fortune Magazine
Then there's the fact that this fall MIT's Sloan School of Management welcomed an MBA class with a historic makeup: 40.7% of the students are women.
LiquiGlide sliding fast out of MIT into success
Published: Mon, 13 Oct 2014
Outlet: The Boston Globe
"You have to be aggressive about growing, but you can't try to do everything at once," said Bill Aulet, managing director of the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship at MIT, who has sometimes advised LiquiGlide. "You have to choose your beachhead market, and you have to grow from there, fast but not too fast."
The most serious threat when using credit: You
Published: Sat, 11 Oct 2014
Outlet: The New York Times
Once upon a time Mr. Prelec, a professor of economics at the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, refused to collect frequent-flier miles (or even coffeehouse stamp cards) because he thought they cluttered his decision making.
Let's change the system for postdocs
Published: Fri, 10 Oct 2014
Outlet: Boston Globe (Opinion Piece)
Dr. Yuly Fuentes-Medel graduated with a PhD in biomedical sciences from the University of Massachusetts Medical School and is the executive director of DESCIENCE where science inspire fashion innovation. She trained as postdoctoral associate at the MIT Sloan School.
Extracts from the 2014 shortlist
Published: Thu, 09 Oct 2014
Outlet: The Financial Times
Excerpted from The Second Machine Age by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee....We wrote this book because we got confused. For years we have studied the impact of digital technologies like computers, software, and communications networks, and we thought we had a decent understanding of their capabilities and limitations.
High-tech pay gap: Minorities earn less in skilled jobs
Published: Thu, 09 Oct 2014
Outlet: USA Today
Emilio Castilla, an associate professor of management at the MIT Sloan School of Management, has conducted extensive research on merit-based practices and the culture of meritocracy.
Eric So shares hints on whether or not companies will succeed
Published: Wed, 08 Oct 2014
Outlet: WTAG-AM (Audio)
MIT Sloan Professor Eric So has figured out a formula that can predict the financial success of companies. He shares his methods on WTAG-AM.
Lessons from Market Basket
Published: Wed, 08 Oct 2014
Outlet: Boston Review
On Thursday, September 25, the Sloan School of Management's Institute for Work and Employment Research, the MIT Political Science Department, and Boston Review convened a diverse group of faculty and community leaders to discuss the lessons that can be drawn from these astonishing events.
Discipline, methodology are the perfect mix for successful entrepreneurs
Published: Mon, 06 Oct 2014
Outlet: South China Morning Post
Months before Bill Aulet's book Disciplined Entrepreneurship was published in Chinese, pirated copies were already downloadable online, much to the dismay of his publishers.

“One of MIT's strengths is to advance science and technology, but also to transform these discoveries into new products and services — the Sloan School has been a vital part of this tradition.”

Former MIT President
Charles M. Vest