Ideas Made to Matter Research

7 with ties to MIT Sloan honored at Thinkers50 awards

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Professor Sinan Aral was honored for his research about social media and tech, along with six other researchers.

Nov 17, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Platform Strategy

2021 MIT Platform Report: new markets, green energy

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Reinvention, regulations, and the rise of green energy were highlights of the annual MIT Platform Strategy Summit.

Oct 12, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Research

MIT Sloan researchers named to Thinkers50 shortlist

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2021 Thinkers50 award nominees include MIT Sloan professors and alumni studying social media, intelligent machines, and digital body language.

Sep 1, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Platform Strategy

Considering a platform strategy? The time to move is now

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Industry expertise, customer relationships, and willingness to collaborate can help traditional companies compete in the platform market.

Aug 4, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Platform Strategy

What’s next for B2B platforms

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A look at how platforms are changing heavy industry, finance, health care, and e-commerce.

Jul 28, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Digital Economy

Digital transformation ideas from MIT Sloan researchers

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How to create an "automation center of excellence" and develop capabilities for success after the pandemic.

Jul 6, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Social Media

25 ways to fix social media

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A new report offers solutions to the problems that hound social media, from the spread of misinformation to the lack of competition.

Jun 30, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Social Media

The case for new social media business models

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Subscriptions and identify verification are just two of the ways social media companies could stem the tide of inflammatory and inaccurate content.

Jun 16, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Platform Strategy

2020 MIT Platform Report champions growth

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Revolutions in telehealth, pivoting to meet demand, and the rise of the “super app” led the annual MIT Platform Strategy Summit.

Nov 18, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Social Media

The promise and peril of The Hype Machine

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A new book looks at how social media is reshaping the world for good and bad — and how to protect society and democracy from its threats.

Sep 15, 2020
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