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Ideas Made to Matter Health Care

Digital health care is on the uptake, but 4 hurdles remain

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Executives from telehealth providers Teladoc, Maven, and InterSystems detail virtual health care’s biggest challenges post-pandemic.

Mar 18, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Career

Candid career advice from talks with 30 leaders

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10 career insights from the ‘How I Got Here’ podcast

Mar 17, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Finance

Target date funds affect stock prices, a new study shows

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If TDFs continue to grow in popularity, they could further decrease volatility in the stock market and increase the correlation between stocks and bonds.

Mar 16, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter The Bias Cut

This Google team leader sees diversity as a retention issue

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AdviceMavens founder Anita Kibunguchy wants to see more structures in place to recruit and retain diverse hires — and help them succeed.

Mar 15, 2021
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Countering violent extremism with data and dedication

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Counterterrorism expert Humera Khan harnesses diverse perspectives to anticipate and prevent violent extremism via her think tank, Muflehun.

Mar 10, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Data

15 quotes to help boost your data and analytics savvy

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Unstructured data, artificial intelligence, and machine learning are fast becoming business requirements. Here is insight from data scientists and practitioners.

Mar 9, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Coronavirus

Study: Emphasizing vaccine acceptance could boost immunization rates

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Public messaging emphasizing that others are getting a COVID-19 vaccine is one effective way to overcome vaccine hesitancy, according to a new study.

Mar 8, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter The Bias Cut

5 ways female leaders are supporting women in business

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These five MIT Sloan alumnae are helping more women get into hiring pipelines, and making space for those behind them.

Mar 4, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Data

Reading list: MIT Sloan insights about data and analytics

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How to use data strategically, from best practices at data-driven companies to building a data culture and data team.

Mar 3, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Labor

Cash-on-hand can raise worker productivity

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A new working paper details an average 6.2% boost in productivity when workers were paid earlier in a project.

Mar 2, 2021
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