Smart urban planning, driven by data
“When we have all data online, it will be great for humanity. It is a prerequisite to solving many problems that humankind faces.” Robert Cailliau, Co-Founder, World Wide Web Cities are growing at an uncontrollable rate. 68% of the world’s population is expected to live in urban areas by 2030. Given this fast and unstoppable […]
Perspectives on risky decision-making
Many decisions involve some degree of risk. Often taking a risk is advantageous. Many innovations were made possible because someone took a risk. However, more often than not, people take risks that are harmful. While not wearing a mask increases the risk of getting COVID-19, many people still do not wear one. Despite knowing the […]
How to engage race in the workplace
Does your organization effectively engage race at work? The Translational Research Center recently brought together researchers and industry leaders to help answer this question. Monica Wadhwa, associate professor of marketing and supply chain management and moderator of the event, led a discussion on how failure to do so not only leads to social justice issues […]
Is branding the last thing to worry about in crisis?
The current public health and economic crisis brings with it an unprecedented number of challenges for businesses. Given this cloud of uncertainty, one question that businesses face today is—what should brand communication look like? On Sept. 16, the Translational Research Center (TRC) brought together research and industry experts to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on […]