Decision, Operations & Information Technologies

Cars Are About to Cost a Lot More. Here's Why.

Welcome to the age of the empty car lot. The auto industry is experiencing a huge disruption with computer chips in scarce supply.

May 10, 2021
The Chip Shortage Isn't Ending Anytime Soon

Toilet paper is back on the shelves, but the COVID-era semiconductor shortage still lingers. Why is that, and when is it likely to end?

Apr 21, 2021
Can AI Help Create More Equitable Workplaces?

Can we partner with artificial intelligence and machine learning tools to build a more equitable workforce? New research may offer a way.

Apr 16, 2021
The Ugly Side of Beauty AI

The pitfalls to AI-driven beauty scoring begin with the premise that beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

Apr 15, 2021
That $2T Infrastructure Price Tag

Surprised by the high price tag of President Biden’s proposed infrastructure facelift? Here's why you shouldn't be.

Apr 08, 2021
Improving Patient Health, One Amazon Alexa at a Time

Imagine a world where your Amazon Alexa checks on you to make sure you’ve taken your medication and alerts your provider with clinically important information. With the advent of new technology such as telehealth, a team of Maryland Smith researchers want to make this a reality, strengthening the connection between patients and providers.

Mar 30, 2021
10 COVID-Era Trends That Are Here To Stay

The pandemic has changed so much about the way we live and work. And some of those changes are here to stay.

Mar 09, 2021
How COVID-19 Is Changing Healthcare in America

COVID-19 was a healthcare system 'wake-up call.' These two trends will outlive the pandemic.

Feb 22, 2021
A Better Federal System for COVID Vaccinations

How the governmental IT structure is dragging the vaccination effort – and how it should be addressed.

Feb 18, 2021
DOJ and Google

Does the Justice Department’s antitrust suit against Alphabet too narrowly targets Google’s search engine monopoly?

Oct 28, 2020

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