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People working in a call center
August 9, 2017
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How Digital Nervous Systems Can Raise Your Organizational IQ

As technology accelerates the flow of information, businesses have a new role model: computer networks.

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Internet of Things. | iStock/macrovector
July 6, 2017
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The Internet of Changing Things

How the spread of computerized gizmos is shifting business models big and small.

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Seized ammunition is displayed at a customs facility. | Reuters/Jose Luis Gonzalez
June 1, 2017
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How to Solve More Gun Crimes Without Spending More Money

Simple tweaks to how police process bullet casings could dramatically improve their forensic data.

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The End of Privacy, Part 2: How AI Developed a Mind of Its Own | Art by Tricia Seibold with photo by iStock/Bim
May 9, 2017
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Michal Kosinski: AI Is Already Smarter Than We Are

In part two of a three part series, a data scientist explores how artificial intelligence developed a mind of its own.
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August 10, 2016
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How to Improve Working Conditions in the Developing World

A major sporting goods manufacturer found a surprising way to improve workers’ lives while maximizing productivity.
March 18, 2016
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How to Fix Overcrowded Jails

Solving the problem means putting convicted felons on the street. A scholar explains why that’s the right move.
March 16, 2016
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The Risk of “Clicky” Content

Scintillating headlines draw readers, but there’s a better way to win audiences.
March 8, 2016
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Nonprofits Are Not Immune From Data Breach Risks

Digital tools bring privacy challenges to social enterprises.
March 7, 2016
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How Hospitals Avoid Penalties for Making Patients Sick

Lax reporting requirements make it easier to change records.
February 25, 2016
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How Work Stress Hits Minorities and Less Educated Workers the Hardest

Researchers analyze workplace health to find inequalities.
January 19, 2016
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How Design Thinking Improves the Creative Process

How entrepreneurs can take a big idea to a real-world product.
December 19, 2015
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A Look Back at 2015

Explore Stanford Business stories from 2015, including pieces on technology, finance, and work-life balance.
December 15, 2015
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What's the Next Big Thing?

Which new tech opportunities have Silicon Valley buzzing? Six insiders tell the rest of us what they think the future holds.
November 6, 2015
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Charles Holloway: How to Create an Impactful Company

It’s not just about the product.