Technology

Want People To Use Bike Shares? Don’t Make Them Walk.
In cities around the globe, it seems like bike and electric scooter rentals are everywhere. But if one isn’t in the right place when a person needs it, they aren’t going to walk out of their way to find one.
Dec 03, 2019
How To Make More Money in Online Auctions
To attract more online auction bidders and drive up prices, two things matter: how long an auction is active and the day of the week it closes, finds new research.
Nov 21, 2019
How Social Networks Can Curb Youth Unemployment
A powerful tool for curbing the growing worldwide problem of youth unemployment could be the ubiquitous mobile phone found in most teens’ pockets, finds new research.
Aug 22, 2019
Finding Your Way in a World of Tradeoffs
Managers who rely on computer models to help with decision-making bump into a dilemma when it comes to allocation of scarce resources in complex environments with many moving parts.
Aug 14, 2019
Finding the Best Path to Your Target
Political candidates, manufacturers and even online game designers can hit their performance targets with increased regularity using a new algorithm developed at Maryland Smith.
Jul 25, 2019
The Cost Of Keeping Up With Consumers
Consumers don’t like when products they want are unavailable, and neither do retailers. Independent sellers need to fulfill orders on time and manage inventory effectively.
Jun 14, 2019
Making Information Technology Sustainable
Companies should push to implement green IT initiatives that promote environmental sustainability — not just for the good of the planet, but also for the financial reward.
Jun 10, 2019
How Social Media Does (and Doesn’t) Motivate You
On social media, it can seem like everyone is meeting their fitness goals. It should be excellent motivation for your exercise goals. Right?
Apr 29, 2019
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

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