mark giordono
Ideas Made to Matter My Idea Made to Matter

Ideas from a 'private sector head, public sector heart'

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Mark Giordono draws management lessons from his family life and idea inspiration from the students at the heart of his STEM nonprofit.

Feb 10, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Data

How to build data literacy in your company

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Data literacy is an in-demand skill for many workers and a stepping stone to becoming a data-driven organization. Here’s how to get started.

Feb 9, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Data

The business case for a chief data officer

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Given the proper mandate and the right boss, a CDO can guide companies in treating data as an asset — and reaping the rewards.

Feb 8, 2021
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Matt Beane and Jackson Lu
Ideas Made to Matter Research

2 from MIT Sloan make Thinkers50 Radar list

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Researchers explore working with intelligent machines and what happens when culture meets globalization.

Feb 3, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Artificial Intelligence

Human-centered AI fights bias in machines and people

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A new MIT Sloan Experts Series talk explains how algorithms and humans can work together to compensate for blind spots and create clearer outcomes.

Feb 2, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Analytics

Tapping the power of unstructured data

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There’s competitive advantage buried in text, images, audio, social media, and more — as industries like shipping, retail, legal, and finance are finding.

Feb 1, 2021
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A vibrant illustration of balloons forming the Pepsi logo. People are holding onto the balloons, symbolizing that the Pepsi logo is being formed by its people and the community.
Ideas Made to Matter Diversity

How PepsiCo is reinvesting in diversity and inclusion

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Pepsi’s refocused diversity and inclusion programs are built on transparency, setting clear goals, and including the company’s people, businesses, and communities.

Jan 26, 2021
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Jill Soley
Ideas Made to Matter The Bias Cut

How a strong female cohort helps this Adobe veteran

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Digital platform vice president Jill Soley wants women to be their own chief marketing officers. Here’s why.

Jan 19, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Gender

4 ways to be an ally for female entrepreneurs

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Female entrepreneurs don’t need performative allies. They need mentors and money.

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

Idea inspiration from a love of history and reading

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City Year’s George Chu finds inspiration from World War I codebreaking, keeps his ideas in a jar, and knows the value of data storytelling.

Jan 12, 2021
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