AI knows what customers want, transforms supply chains

Nada Sanders, D’Amore-McKim School of Business distinguished professor of supply chain management, comments on Zara’s retail success delivering off-the-runway looks to customers using innovative supply chain technology and artificial intelligence.

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Crowdsourcing innovation

Chris Riedl, D’Amore-McKim School of Business assistant professor of supply chain and information management with college of computer and information science, explains his recent crowdsourced innovation research for News@Northeastern.

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Is efficiency killing healthcare?

D’Amore-McKim School of Business Professor Timothy Hoff is featured in the latest issue of Northeastern Magazine highlighting his research and new book, Next in Line, in which he examines the setbacks of healthcare commodification. Hoff believes that the quality of doctor-patient relationships is at stake because of rushed, impersonal, and data heavy healthcare practices.

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Northeastern University alumnus: Ashkan Afkhami

Ashkan Afkhami, DMSB’09, MS’10, was recently featured by the Northeastern University Office of Alumni Relations. Afkhami founded IDEA, Northeastern’s student-run venture accelerator in 2009, further shaping the university’s entrepreneurial network, one he too benefited from as a student.

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In the Media

Why older kindergartners should run your mutual fund (someday)

John Bai, LinLin Ma, and their co-authors’ were recently featured in The Wall Street Journal for their highly praised research that identifies a link between mutual fund manager performance and kindergarten entry age, citing relative-age effect and confidence as factors for success.

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