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Oct 05, 2015

Steve Jobs the movie will arrive in theaters Friday, despite protests from the widow and other friends of the late Apple co-founder. They say the film unfairly portrays its title character as cruel and inhumane, while director Danny Boyle stands by his adaptation of the biography by Walter Isaacson. One thing not in dispute is Jobs’ legacy as a creative thinker. Smith School adjunct faculty member Kamran Loghman

Oct 02, 2015

How would trained saboteurs, successfully planted on your team by ruthless competitors, proceed to undermine your productivity? If they followed a previously classified World War II field guide used by the U.S. Office of Strategic Services, the predecessor of today's CIA, they would follow eight rules to sap your momentum. Robert Galford, facilitator of an executive education course at the Smith School, says many

Oct 01, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

Experts from academia, industry and government will gather at the Washington Court Hotel in Washington, D.C., on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 9-10, 2015 to present and discuss the latest findings and practices connected to information technology making healthcare more patient-centered, effective and cost-efficient. The Center for Health Information and Decision Systems (CHIDS) at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business hosts this sixth annual Workshop on Health IT and Economics (WHITE).

Oct 01, 2015
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

Philadelphia Flyers founder and Comcast-Spectacor chairman Ed Snider ’55 performed double duty on Sept. 29, 2015, at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. First he helped celebrate the opening of new offices for the Ed Snider Center for Enterprise and Markets. Then he shared the foundational values for his business at the BB&T Colloquium on Capitalism, Ethics, and Leadership.

Oct 01, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

What's the best time to tweet, to ensure maximum audience engagement? University of Maryland researchers, including Smith School professor William Rand, have demonstrated that an algorithm that takes into account the past activity of each of your followers — and makes predictions about future tweeting — can lead to more "retweets" than other commonly used methods, such as posting at peak traffic times.

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