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Ideas Made to Matter

MIT Sloan faculty insights: 6 books from 2019

From the history of liberty to the future of R&D, here are some of the books from MIT Sloan faculty that arrived in 2019.

Nov 25, 2019
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Ideas Made to Matter Research

5 from MIT Sloan honored at Thinkers50 awards

Thinkers50 recognizes business thought leaders from around the world. Here are the MIT Sloan researchers honored this year.

Nov 20, 2019
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Ideas Made to Matter Digital Currency

Libra co-creator explains, defends Facebook’s cryptocurrency

MIT Sloan’s Christian Catalini said Facebook will keep financial and social data separate.

Nov 13, 2019
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Ideas Made to Matter Corporate Governance

A new organizing model for IT

Running IT as a separate department prevents companies from reaching their digital goals. Here’s a better model.

Nov 8, 2019
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Ideas Made to Matter Platform Strategy

An expert approach to platform strategies

MIT Sloan professor Michael Cusumano on building and winning platform business models — and how to avoid the ‘winner’s curse.’

Oct 22, 2019
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Ideas Made to Matter Platform Strategy

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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Ideas Made to Matter Social Media

A 4-step plan for fighting social media manipulation

“Without an organized research agenda that informs policy, democracies will remain vulnerable to foreign and domestic attacks.”

Aug 29, 2019
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Ideas Made to Matter Platform Strategy

Enterprises embrace the platform

Online marketplaces aren’t just for startups. Here’s how Barclays Bank and Albertsons Cos. are capitalizing on an ecosystem of partners.

Aug 9, 2019
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Ideas Made to Matter Digital Economy

MIT Sloan researchers shortlisted for Thinkers50 awards

The Thinkers50 awards honor business thought leaders. Here’s a look at attention-getting insights from MIT Sloan researchers who made the shortlist.

Aug 1, 2019
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Ideas Made to Matter Platform Strategy

3 forces pushing on the platform economy

Experts weigh in on regulations, new technology, and inverted firms.

Jul 31, 2019
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