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Which industries are ready for platform transformation

Platform disruption is coming for more and more businesses. Here’s how to figure out if yours is one of them.

Sep 30, 2019
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What the Charles River Labs CEO keeps front-of-mind about leadership

Do good work, have integrity, listen to frontline employees.

Sep 25, 2019
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Involve your workers in your tech decisions

A simple lesson from Starbucks on how to introduce new technology into the workplace.

Sep 24, 2019
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A business checklist for work of the future

A new MIT report says business has a role to play in determining what quality work will look like in a world remade by AI and robotics.

Sep 23, 2019
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New fund structures in PE: Proceed with caution

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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Impact investing is hot right now. Here’s why

Socially responsible investors are putting their money where their values are, which is good news for firms committed to tackling global problems.

Sep 17, 2019
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What business leaders need to know about AI

An MIT Sloan professor dispels three common misconceptions about the future of artificial intelligence.

Sep 16, 2019
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Why the U.S government is struggling with open innovation

Bureaucratic red tape and a default to secrecy are turning the U.S. government into its own worst enemy, a new book contends.

Sep 13, 2019
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24 MIT startups to watch

A robotic bartender, customized skincare, smart clothing, and more.

Sep 10, 2019
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An industry-by-industry strategy for better jobs

A forthcoming book takes on low-wage work and maps plans for improvement.

Sep 9, 2019
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