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Ideas Made to Matter Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity in the era of COVID-19

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Cybersecurity remains a priority in the pandemic. Here’s how experts from top firms are tackling COVID-19 scams, phishing, and more.

Aug 20, 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 Coronavirus

The cost of uncoordinated responses to COVID-19

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Social distance behaviors during the COVID-19 pandemic are influenced by geography and social connectedness, a new study finds.

Aug 4, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Organizational Culture

6 insights on managing through crisis

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Work with remote work, facilitate peer-to-peer communication, confront supply chain shortfalls, and more.

Jul 27, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Supply Chain

The future of supply chains — and the China dilemma

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Supply chain restructuring has been accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic. But don’t expect companies to completely abandon China.

Jul 22, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Coronavirus

4 unexpected findings about COVID-19 deaths

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Obesity rates, poverty rates, and pollution may not correlate with COVID-19 deaths after all. But public transportation does.

Jul 15, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Productivity

3 practices for effective work in a remote world

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Successfully shifting to a remote workspace requires flexibility, a paper trail, and status checks to prevent personal burnout.

Jul 13, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Coronavirus

COVID-19 cases are 12 times higher than reported

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New research reveals the true scope of COVID-19’s global spread. But don’t bank on herd immunity.

Jul 2, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Economy

5 predictions for the global economy

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3 economists on unemployment, consumer spending, and a timeline for recovery.

Jun 30, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Economy

Telecommuting exposes fault lines in COVID-19 economy

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New research shows those who can’t work from home bear the brunt of the pandemic’s economic fallout — particularly women with children.

Jun 25, 2020
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