MIT Sloan School of Management

Stats Perform to Present Two Key Sports AI Research Papers at the 2021 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 1:00pm

Stats Perform, the Sports Tech leader in data and AI, today announced that two research papers authored by the companys AI team will be presented in the research track at the 2021 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference.

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  • Stats Perform, the Sports Tech leader in data and AI, today announced that two research papers authored by the companys AI team will be presented in the research track at the 2021 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference.
  • Each year the conferences Research Paper Competition highlights cutting-edge research that influences the way media and professional teams across various sports analyze performance.
  • These two papers represent some of the pioneering work of our AI team, and I am thrilled to see them recognized by the judging panel at Sloan, Stats Performs Chief Scientist Dr. Patrick Lucey said.
  • In the past five years, Stats Perform has reached the MIT Sloan Best Research Paper Track finals four other times, winning best paper in 2016 and runner-up in 2017 and 2018.

MIT Sloan Senior Lecturer Chintan Vaishnav appointed director of India's Atal Innovation Mission

Monday, April 5, 2021 - 12:28pm

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --MIT Sloan School of Management recently announced that Senior Lecturer Chintan Vaishnav was appointed to serve as mission director of India's Atal Innovation Mission.

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  • CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --MIT Sloan School of Management recently announced that Senior Lecturer Chintan Vaishnav was appointed to serve as mission director of India's Atal Innovation Mission.
  • The Mission, housed atNITI Aayog, is the Government of India's flagship initiativeto create and promote a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship.
  • He joined the MIT Sloan faculty as a senior lecturer after finishing his PhD.In addition to his degrees from MIT, he holds a BA in Indian Classical Music from Gandharva Mahavidyalaya , India.
  • MIT Sloan has been a global leader in innovation and entrepreneurship, and this opportunity helps take this work to a nation of 1.3 billion people via the Atal Innovation Mission," says Vaishnav, who will be on a two-year leave from MIT to serve as mission director.

New MIT Sloan study applies gamification techniques to improve online teaching techniques and learning outcomes for students

Friday, April 2, 2021 - 12:05pm

A new study led by Andrew W. Lo , Professor of Finance at MIT's Sloan School of Management and Principal Investigator at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory ,finds that educators who borrow ideas and tools from the gaming community can improve their online teaching techniques, and improve learning outcomes for students.

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  • A new study led by Andrew W. Lo , Professor of Finance at MIT's Sloan School of Management and Principal Investigator at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory ,finds that educators who borrow ideas and tools from the gaming community can improve their online teaching techniques, and improve learning outcomes for students.
  • "Teachers around the country, thrown online by surprise because of COVID-19, discovered that using many traditional, in-class teaching techniques didn't translate as well to an online environment," said Prof.
  • "Gamification could be revolutionary for education, and a godsend for students with more visual and collaborative learning styles," said Prof.
  • The MIT Sloan School of Management is where smart, independent leaders come together to solve problems, create new organizations, and improve the world.

MIT Sloan Offers New Team Leadership Course Designed for Experienced Executives

Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 2:05pm

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 1, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- MIT Sloan Executive Education announced today the innovative online leadership course ' Building Great Teams: The Enterprise Leader's Playbook ' debuting in June 2021.

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  • CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 1, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- MIT Sloan Executive Education announced today the innovative online leadership course ' Building Great Teams: The Enterprise Leader's Playbook ' debuting in June 2021.
  • The live online course is designed to give leaders the necessary skills to navigate the evolving enterprise structure.
  • 'Building Great Teams' has been created to help senior executives think differently about what constitutes effective leadership in this ever-evolving environment.
  • The online leadership course is designed for executives who are in leadership roles across different functions, geographies, units and practice areas, or who are on the path to serve on enterprise-level teams.

Show Me the Data: 15th Annual MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference to bring together leading figures in sports analytics, business and technology on April 8 and 9, 2021

Monday, March 29, 2021 - 12:35pm

This year's virtual Conference will host panels, presentations, competitions, workshops, and exhibitions that showcase the role of data analytics in the global sports industry.

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  • This year's virtual Conference will host panels, presentations, competitions, workshops, and exhibitions that showcase the role of data analytics in the global sports industry.
  • "This year, we are highlighting how industry leaders and our notable speakers are innovating during this time of new data, new consumers, and new technology."
  • "We are honored to be co-leads for the 15th Annual Conference and grateful for the learning opportunities that have come out of planning it."
  • Founded byDaryl Morey(MIT Sloan '00) andJessica Gelman(HBS '02) in 2006, the Conference is co-chaired by Gelman and Daryl Morey, and organized byMIT Sloan students.

18th Annual MIT Sloan CIO Symposium Drives Digital Enterprises with the Shift into High Gear

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 - 2:05pm

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The 18th annual MIT Sloan CIO Symposium , a world class conference, will bring CIOs and digital technology executives together to learn, engage, and discuss how to shift their enterprises into high gear within our ever-changing, digitally-transforming world.The 2021 first ever digital Symposium, The Big Rest: Digital Enterprises Shift Into High Gear, commences April 5th, 2021 and registration is still open.

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  • CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The 18th annual MIT Sloan CIO Symposium , a world class conference, will bring CIOs and digital technology executives together to learn, engage, and discuss how to shift their enterprises into high gear within our ever-changing, digitally-transforming world.The 2021 first ever digital Symposium, The Big Rest: Digital Enterprises Shift Into High Gear, commences April 5th, 2021 and registration is still open.
  • "We are thrilled to offer a 2021 Symposium program that enables CIOs to gain the latest strategies to lead their organization boldly in light of COVID-19 and take part in the new MIT Sloan CIO Community," said Allan Tate, Executive Chair of the 2021 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium.
  • For more information about the 2021 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium, please visit www.mitcio.com .
  • The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is a premier global conference that brings together a unique community of MIT academic leaders, CIOs, digital technology executives, and industry experts, enabling them to be more effective leaders.

MIT Sloan Debuts 'Persuading with Data' Executive Education Course

Monday, March 15, 2021 - 1:05pm

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 15, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- MIT Sloan Executive Education announced today the debut of their new live online course ' Persuading with Data '.

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  • CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 15, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- MIT Sloan Executive Education announced today the debut of their new live online course ' Persuading with Data '.
  • Led by Miro Kazakoff, Senior Lecturer at MIT Sloan School of Management, the inaugural session of the course will run from April 1-2, 2021.
  • The April course will be offered entirely online via a live Zoom format to practice social distancing, while still fostering opportunities for a hands-on education.
  • MIT Sloan Executive Education's non-degree executive programs are led by senior MIT Sloan faculty and provide business professionals from around the world with a targeted and flexible means to advance their career development goals and position their organizations for future growth.

MIT Sloan Hispanic Business Club Launches Scholarship to Support Latinx MBA Applicants

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 12:09pm

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Hispanic Business Club (HBC) at the MIT Sloan School of Management recently announced the launch of the group's "More than Ready" Pre-MBA Scholarship to support Latinx applicants in the admissions process to top MBA programs.

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  • CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Hispanic Business Club (HBC) at the MIT Sloan School of Management recently announced the launch of the group's "More than Ready" Pre-MBA Scholarship to support Latinx applicants in the admissions process to top MBA programs.
  • "We estimate that the top 25 full-time MBA programs consist of 5 to 8 percent Latinx students.
  • "The scholarship is intended to help even the playing field and give qualified Latinx applicants financial support at the start of the application process."
  • In addition to Ramos, Leon, and Mairena, MIT Sloan MBA students and incoming HBC co-presidents Claudia Moreno and Renzo Hidalgo are helping to organize the scholarship and continue the legacy.

New Constructs Announces New Study From Harvard Business School & MIT Sloan that Reveals Problems with Fundamental Data & Research

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 10:00am

"Most investors had no way of knowing about the problems with their fundamental data before this paper was published," said David Trainer, CEO of New Constructs.

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  • "Most investors had no way of knowing about the problems with their fundamental data before this paper was published," said David Trainer, CEO of New Constructs.
  • The authors, professors from Harvard Business School (Charles Wang & Ethan Rouen) and MIT Sloan (Eric So), invested years of research into the paper.
  • Harvard Business School and MIT Sloan are not the only institutions to write papers on the superiority of New Constructs' data and research.
  • New Constructs has been featured in national business news publications including CNBC, Wall Street Journal, Barron's, Forbes, Seeking Alpha, Benzinga and more.

MIT Leaders for Global Operations announces new industry partnership with Rivian

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 12:05pm

This addition brings the partner company total to 2618 of which are in the Fortune 500 or Global Fortune 500.

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  • This addition brings the partner company total to 2618 of which are in the Fortune 500 or Global Fortune 500.
  • MIT LGO collaborates with the MIT Sloan School of Management and the MIT School of Engineering to deliver an interdisciplinary Engineering-MBA dual degree program.
  • MIT LGO students develop leadership skills for the pharmaceutical, manufacturing, geosciences, energy, high-tech, and global supply chain industries, among others.
  • Rivian will launch its MIT LGO internship program this summer with projects centered in strategic operations, manufacturing and sustainability.