News at Smith

May 01, 2013

When Larry Biess was recruited to CSX, he was only vaguely aware of the many facets of CSX’s day-to-day operations. Nearly two decades later, Biess is Director of Operations Support Systems at the $11.8 billion transportation company, which provides traditional rail service as well as the transport of intermodal containers and trailers.

May 01, 2013

I remember a time when researchers who wanted to study human behavior had to use one-way mirrors and paper-and-pencil surveys. These days, my faculty don’t want to just ask people what they think of a product. They want to watch people use a product, and evaluate how they react to it.

May 01, 2013

Research by Sunil Mithas

IT Flexibility Increasingly Drives Effective B2B Partnerships in Era of Cloud Computing and Big Data

Major deals can fall apart when IT systems are inflexible, and the implications are significant for firms' strategies and competitive performance.

May 01, 2013

Research by Russell Wermers

Hedge fund monitoring lag solved; breakthrough formula offers a new shield for institutional investments

May 01, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research

Read the spring 2013 issue of Research @ Smith. This issue's special focus is health care.

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