When a group of industry leaders work together to find new solutions and products, who’s in charge?
Stanford economist Nicholas Bloom’s study of 30,000 firms identifies the practices common to well managed operations.
Nicholas Bloom (Stanford University), interviewed by Frieda Klotz
U.S. veterans are helping customize medicine through big data that will unravel the role of genes in health and disease.
J. Michael Gaziano and Saiju Pyarajan (Million Veteran Program, VA Boston Healthcare System, and Harvard Medical School), interviewed by Sam Ransbotham
The Spring 2015 issue of MIT SMR highlights project management — and the importance of expecting the unexpected.
Martha E. Mangelsdorf
A project’s “unknown unknowns” can be reduced through both product design approaches and behavioral approaches.
Tyson R. Browning and Ranga V. Ramasesh
Leaders can avoid unhappy project status surprises if they understand how — and why — people avoid sharing bad news.
Cities aren’t known as tech innovators, but Boston has used technology to transform public service.