Operations, Information & Technology

Insights

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

The Internet of Changing Things

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

Insights

Labourers work at a large garment factory | Reuters/Kham
August 10, 2016
Written

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.

Insights

People waiting in emergency room | iStock/abalcazar
October 11, 2016
Written

Predictive Data Can Reduce Emergency Room Wait Times

Anticipating ER traffic jams before they begin can save lives.

Insights

Baidu's robot Xiaodu | Reuters/Kim Kyung-Hoon
March 11, 2017
Written

Andrew Ng: Why AI Is the New Electricity

A computer scientist discusses artificial intelligence’s promise, hype, and biggest obstacles.
Programs for Executives

Upcoming Programs in Operations, Information & Technology

Latest Stories in Operations, Information & Technology

March 16, 2016
Written

The Risk of “Clicky” Content

Scintillating headlines draw readers, but there’s a better way to win audiences.
March 8, 2016
Written

Nonprofits Are Not Immune From Data Breach Risks

Digital tools bring privacy challenges to social enterprises.
March 7, 2016
Written

How Hospitals Avoid Penalties for Making Patients Sick

Lax reporting requirements make it easier to change records.
February 25, 2016
Written

How Work Stress Hits Minorities and Less Educated Workers the Hardest

Researchers analyze workplace health to find inequalities.
January 19, 2016
Written

How Design Thinking Improves the Creative Process

How entrepreneurs can take a big idea to a real-world product.
December 19, 2015
Written

A Look Back at 2015

Explore Stanford Business stories from 2015, including pieces on technology, finance, and work-life balance.
December 15, 2015
Video

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
Written

Charles Holloway: How to Create an Impactful Company

It’s not just about the product.
October 20, 2015
Written

The Power (and Risks) of Measurement in a Fitbit World

Scoreboards work better than ever in this wired world, but be careful.
October 14, 2015
Written

Edward Fenster: Operate Out of Your Comfort Zone

The co-founder of Sunrun discusses winning over regulators, and lessons learned.