- Fast lane: Purdue app aims to make ride-sharing easier
College students looking to share a ride for a weekend getaway, a trip home or a spring break vacation now have a new option from a Purdue University-affiliated startup. UniRide – a ride-booking app for college students – was created by a group of students
including Purdue industrial engineering and Krannert economics major Zurum Okereke.
- Industry leaders to discuss ethical supply chain at global conference
Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management will bring industry leaders to campus Friday (Feb. 15) for the spring 2019 Global Supply Chain Management Initiative (GSCMI) Conference, to be held in the Purdue Memorial Union. The theme of this year’s
conference is “Ethical Global Supply Chain.” Industry leaders, faculty, undergraduate and graduate students are invited to attend.
- Playing chess in a world made for checkers: Algorithms designed for human instincts
Businesses of the past operated like a rookie playing darts, throwing something and hoping it sticks. But the explosion of big data, automation and machine learning have allowed today’s businesses to understand humans at an instinctual level, predicting
their behavior before it happens, says Karthik Kannan, the Thomas Howatt Chaired Professor in Management and director of the Business Information and Analytics Center at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management.