Technology

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
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

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