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Ideas Made to Matter Artificial Intelligence

Real-world use cases for artificial intelligence

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Siemens, Mastercard, and John Deere combine big data with machine learning to improve the customer experience and reduce fraud.

May 26, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Digital Economy

3 challenges to digital innovation and how to overcome them

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Digital transformation is an ongoing process. Here’s how your company can hone its funding, expertise, and technological capabilities.

May 25, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Startups

Osmoses wins the 2021 MIT $100K

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The clean-tech startup is developing new membrane technology for separating industrial gases and vapors.

May 24, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Behavioral Science

The cultural psychology behind mask-wearing

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New research from MIT Sloan assistant professor Jackson Lu shows a link between collectivistic cultures and higher rates of mask usage.

May 20, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Digital Economy

Digital transformation has evolved. Here’s what’s new

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Businesses intent on becoming “digital masters” should prioritize both customer experience and employee experience, says MIT Sloan’s George Westerman.

May 18, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter The Bias Cut

This CIO picks her battles but always fights for women

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Jennifer DeSisto draws on the mentorship she’s received in her career to help other women get a seat at the table in the investment industry.

May 17, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Research

2 MIT Sloan professors named to top 40-under-40 list

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Professors David Rand and Basima Tewfik research workplace topics such as imposter syndrome, and societal issues such as fighting online information.

May 13, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter My Idea Made to Matter

How the new U.S. energy justice leader develops ideas

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Shalanda Baker is making equity central to the transition away from fossil fuels.

May 12, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Digital Economy

Digital business needs new KPIs. Here’s why they matter

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Companies like Slack and Adidas use machine learning and predictive algorithms to boost their key performance indicators. Here are seven traits of advanced users.

May 11, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Diversity

Social justice and racial equity in corporate America

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A new MIT Sloan Experts Series talk examines how corporate leaders can move beyond intentions to make diversity, equity, and inclusion a practice.

May 10, 2021
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