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Ideas Made to Matter Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity in the era of COVID-19

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

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 Leadership

MIT expert recaps 30-plus years of enterprise architecture

Business design researcher Jeanne Ross breaks down why some companies succeed — and many others fail — in their quest for digital transformation.

Aug 10, 2020
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MIT Sloan research shows a learning curve for consistency

Paper is the first to examine the effect of experience on performance variability.

Aug 6, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Privacy

GDPR made some user data more valuable to marketers

A new study finds the data protection directive increases consumer trackability by 8%.

Aug 5, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Coronavirus

The cost of uncoordinated responses to COVID-19

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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Minglr: New open source software supports impromptu conversations

‘Those ad-hoc interactions are what people miss in today’s work-from-home environment.’

Aug 4, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Platform Strategy

What’s happening now — and next — in platform hiring

Platform companies are hiring. Here’s what they should be looking for.

Aug 3, 2020
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Ben S. Bernanke appointed distinguished senior fellow at Golub Center

The MIT Sloan School of Management announces the appointment of Ben S. Bernanke as distinguished senior fellow at the Golub Center for Finance and Policy (GCFP) for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Jul 28, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Economy

5 ways to stabilize the COVID-19 economy

Financial experts recommend a second stimulus package, a vaccine timeline, guards against inflation, and other government responses to the crisis.

Jul 27, 2020
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