MIT Sloan's top working definitions of 2020
Ideas Made to Matter Communications

Our top 5 ‘Working Definitions’ of 2020

Data storytelling, the Beer Game, and three more popular ideas.

Dec 2, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Research

Ideas Made to Matter 2020 in review

The sudden shift to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic dominated management discussion in 2020.

Nov 30, 2020
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KPMG principal Julia Abramovich
Ideas Made to Matter The Bias Cut

This KPMG principal helps accelerate women’s careers

Julia Abramovich grew up in a household where you could be whoever you wanted, regardless of gender. Now she’s spreading that lesson to other women.

Nov 16, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Data

How ‘data sharing 2.0’ helps firms create value

Sharing data within a company is vital to creating value. Curated content, designated channels, and repeatable controls are the ways to achieve "data sharing 2.0."

Nov 4, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Finance

Why finance is deploying natural language processing

Natural language processing analyzes textual data in milliseconds. Here’s how financial institutions gain competitive advantage with machine learning.

Nov 3, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter The Bias Cut

How a Carnegie Mellon director fosters inclusivity

Anita Carleton promotes a workplace that doesn’t just support women, but respects and includes all genders.

Oct 19, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Data

3 mantras for women in data

Data science is exploding, but women hold just a quarter of jobs. Four women discuss career paths, mentorship, and the benefits of diverse views.

Oct 6, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Data

How to build a data-driven company

To foster a data-centric culture, adopt the right technology, improve data literacy, and don’t be afraid to disrupt the status quo.

Sep 24, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Analytics

10 analytics best practices (including 3 you can’t ignore)

Most business analytics projects fall short of expectations. Follow this expert advice to ensure your data practice truly improves business decision-making.

Sep 22, 2020
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analytics director shaheen parks
Ideas Made to Matter The Bias Cut

This analytics director leads through transparency

Shaheen Parks links business issues with technical expertise. When it comes to leading a team, she matches openness with understanding.

Sep 14, 2020
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