Why Boeing Needs More Than a Software Fix

Boeing blames software for two recent disasters involving its 737 MAX narrow-body plane, but an information technology expert at Maryland Smith points toward design and marketing flaws instead.

Apr 22, 2019
How McDonald's and Burger King Will Change How We Eat

Burger King and McDonald’s are responding to the changing concerns and palates of the consumer, particularly the millennial consumer. Here's how.

Apr 16, 2019
Why Less Is More For Rideshare Apps

Ride-hailing services that want to grow revenue should share more with drivers and charge passengers less, a working paper from Maryland Smith shows.

Apr 08, 2019
How Can Small Businesses Tackle Big Data Challenges?

For small to midsized businesses, like their larger counterparts, success correlates with being adept in an interlinked web of financial entities and networks, supply chains and ecosystems.

Mar 29, 2019
Are Online Advertisers Paying Too Much?

A new algorithm developed at Maryland Smith allows companies to stretch their budgets and optimize results when buying online display ads.

Mar 23, 2019
Can We Build Better Prediction Machines?

Attempting to conduct predictive modeling from sparse, binary data sets is complicated. Maryland Smith's Jessica M. Clark looks for a better way.

Mar 22, 2019
What Happens Now, After the Boeing Crashes?

It took days of pressure from airlines, passengers, and policymakers and regulators around the world before the Federal Aviation Administration announced the grounding of the Boeing 737 Max-8. Here's what's likely to happen next.

Mar 20, 2019
How Can Leaders Overcome Resistance to Change?

How do high-performing organizations learn and adapt their routines and procedures? Do they look to constantly bring new information into their processes?

Mar 06, 2019
How Do You Win in Online Auctions?

The burgeoning secondary market of online business-to-business (B2B) auction platforms connect retailers to deeper pools of buyers for their unsold or returned inventory.

Mar 05, 2019
Why Is It So Hard To Close the Gender Pay Gap?

Equal pay for equal work. It’s a simple notion, but one that’s surprisingly hard to implement without buy-in from upper management and quantitative tools for decision support.

Mar 01, 2019