Faculty in the News
March 9, 2012 (Harvard Magazine)
At an event for alumni-and on panels at the South by Southwest Interactive Festival (SXSW) in Austin (which overlaps in part with the famous film and music festivals under the same banner)-Harvard displayed diverse elements of its interactive and online activities.
September 21, 2012 (MIT Technology Review)
The striking inaccuracy and incompleteness of the mapping app that Apple handed to users with its latest software for iPhones and iPads throws into question the company's philosophy of maintaining tight control over its technology, and suggests it has lost some of its vaunted discipline.
October 2012 (NASA)
Through a renewed focus on innovation and technology, NASA seeks to be an important catalyst for intellectual and economic expansion for the nation. Our inaugural TechNovation Speaker Forum gathered NASA employees from across the agency to listen to our special presenter Karim R. Lakhani.
December 3, 2011 (The Huffington Post)
It intuitively makes sense that a poor score on Yelp is bad for business. But just how much can a restaurant's business improve if its rating on the consumer review site goes up? A new Harvard Business School study by Michael Luca, which set out to ascertain whether "online consumer reviews affect restaurant demand," determined that a restaurant that boosts its Yelp score by one full star can see revenues increase 5 to 9 percent.
January 26, 2012 (The New York Times)
In business, as in jazz, the interaction of those two sides, the yin and the yang of innovation, fuels new ideas and products. The mixture varies by company.
August 20, 2012 (Forbes)
Investors are giving up on Groupon (GRPN) and they're scrambling for the exits on Facebook (FB) too. Since Twitter is not publicly traded, they can't get out of that one as quickly.
July 2, 2012 (Financial Times)
Misiek Piskorski, an associate professor of business administration at Harvard Business School, where he teaches a class called Competing with Social Networks, says social media are even changing what the school teaches and how. "It is critical for our students to understand these media," he says. "Social media introduces a new way of approaching markets."