Technology

The Pros and Cons of Open Source
New Maryland Smith research presents an economic model to study how software licensing attributes affect a software maker’s decisions, along with insights for policymakers.
Apr 09, 2019
Why There's An App For That
A new study examines what happens when a platform owner enters the market with a product that directly competes against rivals in the app store. Does it help or hurt innovation?
Mar 05, 2019
A Tool for Closing the Gender Pay Gap
Equal pay for equal work is a simple notion, but surprisingly hard to implement without buy-in from upper management and quantitative tools for decision support.
Feb 28, 2019
Using Data To Predict Mortality
A new predictive app that culls through medical data can offer a better answer to many cancer patients’ top question: “What’s my prognosis?”
Feb 11, 2019
A Smarter Way to Advertise Online
A new algorithm adds transparency to the process, while helping campaign managers optimize results.
Feb 04, 2019
Neutralizing Speedy New Entry Threats
Incumbent IT firms could respond with higher investment in research and development, but most don’t.
Feb 01, 2019
Speediness Isn't The Same For All Physicians
Studying landmark guidelines for the use of coronary stents, researchers explore how quickly physicians respond to and apply new information in their line of work.
Jul 24, 2018
The Value of Outside-In Perspectives at IT Firms
Input from independent board members helps companies stay ahead of new entry threats in the fast-paced world of technology, Maryland Smith research shows.
Jul 20, 2018
A Dynamic Pricing Model for Non-Clairvoyants
Setting prices for trendy items requires guesswork — unless you’re clairvoyant. For everyone else, professor Zhi-Long Chen has a dynamic model.
May 16, 2018
The Dynamic Price Is Right
A new robust optimization model can help store managers make better decisions about when to offer discounts and how low they should go.
Apr 02, 2018

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