Ideas Made to Matter Cybersecurity

11 lessons from the Timehop data breach

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Data breaches are increasingly likely. A look inside one data breach emphasizes the importance of having a plan, being guided by transparency, and using two-factor authentication.

Oct 28, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Data

The business case for a chief data officer

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Given the proper mandate and the right boss, a CDO can guide companies in treating data as an asset — and reaping the rewards.

Feb 8, 2021
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In Bloomberg’s ESG scores, ideas from across industries

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Lenora Suki turns to impact-oriented, sustainable investors for inspiration, feedback, and collaboration.

Dec 7, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Finance

Are ratings askew in collateralized loan obligations?

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A new study finds credit agency ratings don’t reflect the risk profile of collateralized loan obligations, a challenge for investors and policymakers alike.

Oct 20, 2020
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This former federal housing chief wants us to rethink risk

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Ed Golding advocated for fair housing at the Federal Housing Authority and Freddie Mac. His legacy: Decades of housing finance reform.

Oct 14, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Coronavirus

Empty middle seats make flying safer during COVID-19

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How safe is flying during the COVID-19 pandemic? A study shows the risk of getting sick on a flight is higher when all seats are filled.

Aug 19, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Research

MIT Sloan research about the coronavirus pandemic

The latest working papers from MIT Sloan faculty about the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 23, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Finance

Research finds CAPM can cause significant valuation errors

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Finance professionals using the CAPM model to price their takeover targets may want to update their methodology. New research shows valuation errors are not uncommon.

Mar 5, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Supply Chain

How climate change affects supply chain resilience

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Climate risks are mounting. Here are 5 steps to harden your supply chain and master climate change adaptation.

Feb 11, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Finance

New fund structures in PE: Proceed with caution

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MIT Sloan research finds top-quartile investors ink better deals and record better returns. Other investors, not so much.

Sep 19, 2019
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