Ideas Made to Matter
Senior News Editor & Writer
Tracy writes about management issues affecting global business leaders, with an emphasis on economics, finance, and accounting. Topics of interest include fintech, impact investing, venture capital, sustainability, the future of work, behavioral economics, globalization, and health systems innovation. She tweets @BizTech_Tracy.
Prior to MIT Sloan, Tracy reported on thought leadership for athenahealth, and as a technology journalist covered strategy, career, IT forecasting, and leadership for Computerworld, CIO, and PC Week. Her parenting and lifestyle writing has been published in the Boston Globe, the Washington Post, and the New York Times, among other outlets.
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How to build an effective analytics practice
From designing intelligent decision processes to tapping the full power of deep learning, here are data practices to adopt now from MIT Sloan analytics faculty.
22 quotes for business and management from 2022
From crypto regulation to AI domination to employee empowerment, here are insights that capture all that changed in business and management this year.
New courses at MIT Sloan include ‘Pursuing happiness’
Before it’s in the boardroom, it’s on the syllabus at MIT Sloan — including a new course on pursuing a meaningful life.
The ‘Disasterology’ author wants us to rethink emergency management
Samantha Montano draws from front-line experience to develop ideas for disaster justice and emergency management reform.
CoinDesk’s Michael Casey touts ‘a new crypto civilization’
Decentralized finance is on its way, the podcast host and crypto journalist says — that is, if regulators don’t overreach.
6 new courses on enterprise business emerging topics
Before it’s in the boardroom, it’s on the syllabus at MIT Sloan. Here are six emergent ideas students are studying in 2021 – 2022.
To 'build back better,' invest in R&D, researchers say
Roads and bridges are a start, but 21st century job creation needs federal research and development in U.S. cities with potential, these authors say.
How to lead a socially responsible organization
From gun safety to voting rights to climate action, CEOs from Levi Strauss and Unilever describe how they decide which social issues to back, and why.
8 financial technology startups to watch
Here are the winners and finalists of the 2021 MIT FinTech Conference startup pitch competition.
Countering violent extremism with data and dedication
Counterterrorism expert Humera Khan harnesses diverse perspectives to anticipate and prevent violent extremism via her think tank, Muflehun.