Smith’s Boyson and Mann Draw International Best Practice Award for Cyber Risk Portal

A preeminent professional organization in technology has selected Smith School research professor Sandor Boyson and CIO Holly Mann for its inaugural Cybersecurity Award for Practice.

Smith Supply Chain Fellows Win Case Competition

A team of undergraduate students representing the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business won first place in a supply chain case competition on Sept. 17, 2017. The event was part of the annual Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) EXPO, a three-day event in Long Beach, Calif.

What Harvey Tells Us About Future Storms

Preparedness Lessons from Walmart, FedEx and Procter & Gamble SMITH BRAIN TRUST – Among the lasting effects of a catastrophic natural disaster like Hurricane Harvey is one that is undeniably positive: Knowledge. It's an understanding of what is needed in the wake of a disaster, which efforts worked and which failed, and how to be better prepared.

Why the U.S. Is Fertile Ground for Supply Chains

SMITH BRAIN TRUST — Setting aside NAFTA reform, a border adjustment tax and U.S.-China trade war as potential disruptors, "conditions especially favor the United States to remain a key hub in the global supply chain and to expand its competitive leadership in the future," says Sandor Boyson, research professor and co-director of the Supply Chain Management Center

10 Business Books for Your Summer Reading List

The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is excited to announce some favorite books in the 14th Annual Top-10 Summer Reading List for Business Leaders for 2017, as recommended by faculty members. (1) The Undoing Project: A Friendship that Changed Our MindsBy Michael Lewis (2016)

The WannaCry Legacy: How the Attack Will Shape Cybersecurity

SMITH BRAIN TRUST – The WannaCry ransomware that has affected more than 230,000 computers in 150 countries now has largely halted its crawl across the globe, but experts say the attack's real impact might be yet to come. They predict the assault could herald a turning point in cyber intrusions and in the way institutions handle cybersecurity.

When Globalization Feels Like Sitting 'in the Middle of a Storm'

Globalization: It's a topic that increasingly dominates headlines and political discourse around the world, with Donald Trump in the White House, the United Kingdom leaving the European Union, and protectionist sentiment gaining political favor in other parts of the developed world. It was also the topic that dominated the seventh annual Emerging Markets Forum, hosted by the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) at the University of Maryland's Robert H.

Why US-China Trade War Is Scary, And Why It Probably Won’t Happen

SMITH BRAIN TRUST — Professor Gary Cohen at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business travels to China three times a year to speak to multinational companies. His latest trip in December 2016, he says in an interview from Shanghai, has been a bit different.

What Trump's Tweets Mean For World Trade

SMITH BRAIN TRUST — President-elect Donald Trump’s tough talk on trade and outsourcing might never fully translate to policy, but it might help accelerate a shift that's already begun in global manufacturing, says research professor Sandor Boyson at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Supply Chain students get hands-on experience at Under Armour and CSX

Smith School students had the opportunity to take a field trip unlike any other when they visited the Under Armour Distribution Center and Total Distribution Services Inc. (TDSI), a CSX subsidiary, on Oct. 7, 2016. The Supply Chains Management Fellows Program, funded by the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA), made the tour possible for students. The program allows students to go on tours to get an authentic experience of day-to-day life in a corporation.

Subscribe to Supply Chain Management Center
Back to Top