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  • Mekler, Jeffrey S (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    Crowdsourcing creative work - the process of outsourcing a creative task to a large online community or crowd - has grown in popularity over the last decade and is now considered a serious design strategy. However, there ...
  • Lee, Yang; Madnick, Stuart E.; Wang, Richard Y.; Wang, Forea; Zhang, Hongyun (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Engineering Systems Division, 2014-11)
    A new breed of executive, the chief data officer (CDO), is emerging as a key leader in the organization. We provide a three-dimensional cubic framework that describes the role of the CDO. The three dimensions are: (1) ...
  • Jha, Ratan (Ratan Mohan) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
    Many firms worldwide have adopted the process of Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) process where internal departments within a firm collaborate with each other to generate a demand forecast. In a collaborative demand ...
  • Basu, Probal; Kim, Eun Kyun (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
    This thesis addresses Company X's concerns about its product shipment options. The company ships over 70% of its products to its customers using the primary service provider that ensures that the product is at the customer ...
  • Worawattananon, Prakit (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
    The objective of this thesis is to develop a supply chain segmentation model for Company X, which is in the chemical and construction materials industry. The company sells products in an expanding Southeast Asia market. ...
  • Salim, Hamid M (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    If we are to manage cyber security risks more effectively in today's complex and dynamic Web 2.0 environment, then a new way of thinking is needed to complement traditional approaches. According to Symantec's 2014 Internet ...
  • Wang, Sam, M.B.A. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
    Intel's Fab 17, located in Hudson, Massachusetts, has experienced dramatic improvements in its cycle time performance in the last two years. These improvements have been attributed to lean implementation efforts, reduced ...
  • Prout, Jonathan (Jonathan Paul) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    Demands for shorter lead times and smaller order quantities, a greater emphasis on sustainable sourcing, and better management of supply chain risks are challenges Li & Fung is addressing by reshaping its relationship with ...
  • Rosen Ceruolo, Melissa Beth (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    Effective use of data is believed to be the key to address systemic inefficiencies in health innovation and delivery, and to significantly enhance value creation for patients and all stakeholders. However, there is no ...
  • Moline, Julia N. (Julia Nessa) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    Resource allocation decisions in post-disaster operations are challenging because of situational dynamics, insufficient information, organizational culture, political context, and urgency. We propose a methodology to create ...
  • Chittella, Sriram Kishore; Machado Teixeira, Marcos (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    Non-asset backed third-party logistics companies provide shippers access to a flexible source of capacity through transportation carrier spot market. The increased volatility in the trucking spot market rates is turning ...
  • Adams, Michael W. (Michael Wayne), 1978- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004)
    The components comprising the energy and environment system for electric power are both complex and data intensive. With monitoring of different system components becoming common, increasingly the limits posed on participants ...
  • Lin, Paul Hong-Yi (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
    This thesis presents a study of data quality enhancement opportunities in upstream oil and gas industry. Information Product MAP (IPMAP) methodology is used in reservoir pressure and reservoir simulation data, to propose ...
  • Yost, Keith A (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
    One of the key impediments to the development of enhanced geothermal systems is a deficiency in the tools available to project planners and developers. Weak tool sets make it difficult to accurately estimate the cost and ...
  • Pierpoint, Lara Marie (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011)
    If we are willing to pay a premium, we may be able to mitigate some of the long-lasting impacts of nuclear waste. Deciding how to navigate this tradeoff, between cost and waste, is a central challenge for stewards of nuclear ...
  • Zhang, Biao, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    Pediatric Pneumonia (PNA) is the single leading cause of death in children under five, accounting for 19% of all childhood deaths worldwide. Due to severe resource constraints on healthcare, the global burden of the disease ...
  • Cao, Elaine Phu (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
    During the first two decades of HIV/AIDS awareness, the U.S. and foreign governments responded slowly to the crisis. In contrast today, as the pandemic continues, initiatives of nonprofit organizations have dramatically ...
  • Broniatowski, David Andre; Wiegel, Annalisa L. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Engineering Systems Division, 2006-10)
    Mutual misunderstanding between decision-makers in the political and technical environment leads to programs that experience cost overruns, schedule delays and, often, cancellation. This paper compares and contrasts the ...
  • Datta, Shoumen Palit Austin; Lyu, JrJung; Chen, Ping-Shun (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Engineering Systems Division, 2007-09)
    Globalization of business and volatility of financial markets has catapulted ‘cycle-time’ as a key indicator of operational efficiency in business processes. Systems automation holds the promise to augment the ability of ...
  • Perez-Franco, Roberto, 1976- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004)
    Bahia Las Minas Corp (BLM) is a fuelpowered generating company in the Panamanian power system. The purpose of this thesis is to design and evaluate a decision-support model for managing the fuel inventory of this company. ...
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