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On March 28, 2014, at the North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Bethesda, Md., students, faculty and business professionals met for the third annual Smith School Business Summit. This year’s theme looked at innovation as an essential building block for the prosperity and survival of corporations. With more than 600 registered attendants, it was the largest Summit yet.
Siva Viswanathan talks about crowdfunding and his research delving into what really matters for entrepreneurs using this funding method. [VIDEO]
Digital Technologies, Cloud Computing, Big Data, Mobile and Social Platforms are dramatically changing the business landscape around us. However, the ability to innovate and harness these new technologies requires vision and strong leadership. DIGITS, the Center for Digital Innovation Technology and Strategy at the Robert H.
College Park, Md. – September 19, 2011 – While the U.S. jobs picture may be bleak, the proliferation of Facebook and mobile technology applications has spawned an entirely new industry – dubbed the “App Economy” — that has added at least 182,000 new jobs and contributed more than $12.19 billion in wages and benefits to the U.S. economy this year, according to new research from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. Using more aggressive estimates, the Facebook App Economy created a total of 235,644 jobs, adding a value of $15.71...
Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011, 7:30 a.m.
More than 130 people gathered at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center on Nov. 5, 2010 to learn and discuss “Innovation 2.0: Information Technology in Government and Business” – the topic of the Robert H. Smith School of Business’ 11th Annual CIO Forum. The forum was sponsored by the Smith School’s Center for Digital Thought and Strategy (DIGITS) and the Center for Health Information...
For decades information technology (IT) and digital infrastructures have served as a platform for innovation. From the personal computer to the Internet to social media, scores of IT innovations have spawned new business models, created novel products and services, and helped business and government organizations discover new ways of engaging with their customers and constituents. What are the new frontiers in technology-enabled innovation? What are the new developments that will create disruptive change in the organization of work across a range of...
The Robert H. Smith School of Business welcomes Harvey F. Seegers as an Executive-in-Residence. Seegers, who was most recently president and CEO of GE Global eXchange Services (GXS) for more than seven years, will work with the faculty in the school's Department of Decision and Information Technologies, and serve on the board of the school's Center for Electronic Markets and Enterprises (CEME).