Facing the Music: How TikTok is Helping Close the Music Industry Gender Gap

A new viral TikTok trend is music to the ears of women fighting against the gender gap in the music industry.

Smith School Awards 14 Faculty Grants for Innovative Research

Fourteen faculty teams at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business have been awarded three-year grants from the school for research projects that address the world’s grand challenges and reimagine learning in support of the University of Maryland’s vision and the Smith School’s strategic plan.

How Companies Can Capitalize on Free Outside Knowledge

New enterprise software investments can lead to big benefits for firms by enabling business process innovations, but implementation is notoriously difficult. Having IT professionals with the right combination of both technical and business process knowledge is critical to a quick and successful adoption.

Knowing “Who Likes You” Changes the Online Dating Game

Dating is not immune to inflation. The cost of eating out, going for a drink, taking in a show, not to mention paying for the gas to drive to meet or pick up your date have all gone up significantly.

Smith Researcher Leading NSF-Funded, Data-Driven Fight Against Pandemics

Dean’s Professor of Information Systems Louiqa Raschid at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is principal investigator for a new, $1 million predictive analytics project to develop sophisticated predictive models and best communication practices to combat future pandemics.

Faculty Members Earn Distinction at 2022 INFORMS Annual Meeting

Smith Chair of Management Science Michael Fu, was presented with the George E. Kimball Medal for recognition of distinguished service to the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), the operations research profession and that of management sciences.

Why In-store Pickup Isn’t As Seamless As It Seems for Retailers

Buying online and picking up in-store has provided consumers with a new way to shop hassle-free. For retailers, it’s created new operational challenges toward fulfillment scheduling.

Under Sanction or Not: Female Doctors Face Bias in Online Reviews

Many people use online reviews when looking for a doctor, and since the pandemic began it’s become an even more popular way to find medical care. Margrét Bjarnadóttir and her co-authors have examined the link between online patient reviews and quality of care.

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