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  • The Center has been acting as an advisor to NIST in the formulation of standards and action-oriented research to secure the federal and industrial cyber supply chain. In September, the National Institute Of Standards And Technology (NIST) publically released the Supply Chain Center's IT Supply Chain Risk Management Community Framework Model, produced under a two year grant from NIST. In addition, on Monday October 18, the Center unveiled its IT Supply Chain Risk Management Portal Prototype, developed this year with additional NIST funds, at a workshop conducted at NIST HQ.
  • In September, Sandy Boyson was appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce to the Advisory Committee On Supply Chain Competitiveness; he is one of two academics named to the committee that seeks to address White House and Congressional policy concerns about U.S. supply chain infrastructure and export promotion.
  • Sandy Boyson was appointed as guest editor of a special issue on the Cyber Supply Chain for the journal Technovation.

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Dec 12, 2014
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Dec 02, 2014
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Three students from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business have earned the opportunity to visit Unilever’s Trumbull, Connecticut research and development center.

Dec 02, 2014
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Salesforce.com, Inc., tapped center co-director and research professor Sandor Boyson to present “(How Smith is) Training Tomorrow’s Business Leaders in Supply Chain Resiliency Concepts” as part of the company’s recent Dreamforce 2014 conference.

Oct 23, 2014
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Officials are applying social media, such as the CDC Emergency Twitter handle, to disseminate Ebola-related information and using wireless networks to track and predict outbreak patterns and locate individuals exposed to the virus. Companies concurrently are monitoring for threats to their supply chains, such as the Ivory Coast cocoa...

Oct 20, 2014
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On Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland held its annual Supply Chain Industry Day, a three-part networking event for students in the supply chain management major.

Sep 09, 2014
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Sandor Boyson talks about the U.S.-international trade and what should be done to ensure a strong economic future, particularly creating a new automated trade and customs system to support cross-border transactions.

May 12, 2014
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Supply chain analytics was the theme of the Fourth Annual Business Analytics Workshop, held in College Park, Md., on Friday, May 2, 2014. Co-sponsored by the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business and IBM, the day-long workshop consisted of topics ranging from cyber supply chain risk management to disaster response planning and logistics.

Apr 11, 2014
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The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business recently joined with Resilinc Corporation., a leading provider of supply chain resiliency solutions, to strengthen its MS in Supply Chain Management program.

Apr 10, 2014
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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.

Nov 15, 2013
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The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business will team with Resilinc Inc., a leading provider of supply chain resiliency solutions, to strengthen its MS in Supply Chain Management program.

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