Arts and Analytics in the Big Apple: Heinz Team Partners with New York’s MoMA
Release Date: Oct 17, 2017
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Cross-disciplinary problem solving is in Heinz College’s DNA—as it is for all of Carnegie Mellon University. That idea was never on greater, or more successful, display than in multiple recent Capstone Projects completed for prominent New York cultural organizations, including one for the venerated Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Working with MoMA, an interdisciplinary team of students from the Master of Arts Management (MAM), Master of Information Systems Management (MISM), and Master of Science ...
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CISOs: Heinz College Trains Guardians of the Security Galaxy
Release Date: Oct 13, 2017
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These days, the question is not if your company’s information will be threatened, or even when—the reality facing firms now is: You’ve been hacked, you just don’t know it yet. Every organization, no matter its size, needs a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) to ensure and maintain cyber and information security. At Heinz College's CISO Certificate Program, part of the CIO Institute Executive Education curriculum and co-administered with the Software Engineering Institute, top security pr...
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Should I Stay or Should I Go? Bank Data Breaches and Customer Loyalty
Release Date: Oct 13, 2017
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Bank customers not only value security, they demand it. Heinz College professor Rahul Telang is an expert in the economics of information security and privacy. His new paper published by the Federal Trade Commission, “Security, Fraudulent Transactions and Customer Loyalty: A Field Study,” answers these questions and fills a research gap in the area. His findings suggest that it is in financial firms’ best interest to invest heavily in security not just to protect accounts, but to improve user co...
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Heinz Students Investigate Agency Hacks for US House Committee on Homeland Security
Release Date: Oct 13, 2017
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The U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security tapped a group of Heinz College students from the Master of Science in Information Security Policy & Management (MSISPM) program to perform a comparative analysis of several high-profile security breaches of federal agencies. In each case, the students detailed the response of the affected agency and then made specific recommendations on how to shore up defenses and prevent a future attack....
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Dean Krishnan Elected to Top Leadership Spot at INFORMS
Release Date: Oct 13, 2017
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INFORMS, the leading international association for operations research and analytics professionals, announced today that Ramayya Krishnan, Ph.D., dean of Carnegie Mellon University's Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy, has been elected as the 25th President of the INFORMS Board of Directors. Krishnan will begin serving his three-year term on the INFORMS Board of Directors in January 2018 as president-elect, transitioning to president in January 2019 for a one-year term....
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Lock It Down Heinz College Battles on the Front Line of the War on Information Security
Release Date: Aug 31, 2017
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German Parliamentarian Visits Heinz College for Insight Into Disruption
Release Date: Aug 11, 2017
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Heinz College and Carnegie Mellon University were proud to recently host Metin Hakverdi of the Social Democratic Party of Germany for a day of meetings on campus. MdB Hakverdi has represented a constituency from Hamburg in the Bundestag—the chamber of the German Parliament directly elected by the German people—since 2013. Hakverdi met with Heinz faculty experts Rick Stafford, Lee Branstetter and Brian Kovak to discuss policy challenges and initiatives at CMU, in particular Traffic21, Metro21, a...
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Heinz Students Help Top Firms Untangle Blockchain
Release Date: Jul 18, 2017
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Recently, two major multinational clients tapped Heinz College students to investigate use cases for blockchain, in order to better understand how this allegedly revolutionary technology might impact their industries and verticals of interest....
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Martin Gaynor Receives the 2017 Kenneth J. Arrow Award
Release Date: Jul 17, 2017
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Martin Gaynor, the E.J. Barone University Professor of Economics and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy, is a 2017 recipient of the International Health Economics Association’s (iHEA) Kenneth J. Arrow Award, which recognizes excellence in the field of health economics....
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CMU’s Traffic21 Announces Smart Mobility Challenge
Release Date: Jun 15, 2017
Carnegie Mellon University’s Traffic21, a research institute operated out of the Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy, and its affiliated USDOT National University Transportation Center in the College of Engineering, Mobility21, are sponsoring a challenge that will transform southwestern Pennsylvania into a test bed for mobility innovation. ...
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Classroom Dedication a Fitting Honor for Salesforce President and COO
Release Date: May 19, 2017
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Keith Block (MSPPM ’84) is a member of the Carnegie Mellon University Board of Trustees and Dean’s Advisory Council at Heinz College. He currently serves as the vice chairman, president, and COO of software and cloud computing giant Salesforce. In a May 19 ceremony, Heinz College Dean Ramayya Krishnan dedicated the Block Classroom, a state-of-the-art 60-seat classroom situated in Hamburg Hall’s newly renovated east wing. Block and his wife, Suzanne Kelley, are guests of honor this week, as Blo...
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Heinz Experts Make Cybersecurity Recommendations Washington Should Consider Now
Release Date: May 04, 2017
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In the years ahead, the online environment will be complicated by autonomous vehicles and the Internet of Things as much as cyber crime and cyber warfare, and we are headed toward a reality in which the digital world and the physical world will have flimsy boundaries at best. Leaders are needed to tackle complex challenges in cyber that are more philosophical than technical. Said another way: the field needs political science as much as computer science. Heinz College experts Randall Trzeciak a...
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A Grand Challenge: National Academy of Engineering Talks Cybersecurity at CMU
Release Date: May 04, 2017
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The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) gathered for a regional meeting and symposium at Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute to discuss cybersecurity, which is now one of the greatest challenges in the 21st century....
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Bankrupting Terrorism: Heinz Alum Hits Extremists Where It Hurts
Release Date: May 03, 2017
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The U.S. Department of State has prevented more than 300 terrorist attacks by tracing and recovering illegal money meant to fund terrorist activities. But even with that rate of success, the World Bank estimates that approximately $3.61 trillion is laundered annually across the globe, making laundering a colossal challenge for counterterrorism experts. One of the keys to fighting terrorist attacks is further preventing the illegal laundering of money, usually disguised as legitimate business tr...
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CMU Heinz College and Software Engineering Institute Launch Chief Risk Officer Certificate
Release Date: Apr 27, 2017
The Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy and the CERT Division of the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) at Carnegie Mellon University today announced the launch of their Chief Risk Officer (CRO) Certificate program, which aims to provide corporate risk officers with the latest skills and practices in risk management. The first cohort will begin the program on September 20. ...
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Somebody's Watching Me (and I Have No Privacy): Professor Acquisti on the FCC, ISPs, and Why Privacy Is So Challenging
Release Date: Apr 24, 2017
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Professor Alessandro Acquisti is a leading voice in information technology and Internet privacy. He is the director of the PwC-CMU Risk and Regulatory Services Innovation Center, housed at Heinz College. The recent decision by Congress to roll back certain Federal Communications Commission (FCC) privacy protections has caused a lot of concern, and perhaps even more confusion. What does the decision really mean for consumers? Should we panic? Is every device in our homes going to be spying on u...
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MAKING HEALTH CARE MARKETS WORK: COMPETITION POLICY FOR HEALTH CARE
Release Date: Apr 12, 2017
ACTIONABLE POLICY PROPOSALS FOR THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH, CONGRESS, AND THE STATES - APRIL 2017...
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Dean Ramayya Krishnan Honored with 2017 IIT Madras Distinguished Alumnus Award
Release Date: Mar 16, 2017
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Ramayya Krishnan, Dean of the H. John Heinz III College of Information Systems and Public Policy, and William W. and Ruth F. Cooper Professor of Management Science and Information Systems at Carnegie Mellon University, is a 2017 recipient of the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) Distinguished Alumnus Award. Krishnan received the award on March 16 in a ceremony on the IIT Madras campus....
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Hold Tight and Pretend It’s a Plan: Big Data and BBC's 'Doctor Who'
Release Date: Feb 21, 2017
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The BBC television series Doctor Who has millions of devoted fans all over the world, and many of them would claim to be experts on the show. But to find experts on “Whovians” themselves, look to Heinz College. A team of five Master of Information Systems Management (MISM) students worked with BBC Worldwide to analyze content on the Doctor Who YouTube channel in order to grasp why some content played better to the show’s rapidly growing fan-base. These insights would in turn help the BBC boost...
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Beyond ‘The Great Wall,’ Heinz Experts on China and Hollywood’s Complicated Love Affair
Release Date: Feb 21, 2017
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China is projected to surpass the United States at the box office in the near future, and co-productions between the nations are expected to rise. At the same time, piracy and censorship continue to be problems. Heinz College experts Dan Green (MEIM program) and Lee Branstetter (MSPPM program), as well as alumna Rachel Song (MEIM '16), co-founder of Vantage Entertainment, weigh in on the opportunities and obstacles....
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