Instead of just mindless entertainment, watching YouTube videos occasionally results in me learning something interesting. We at the Center for Di...more
Digital business models refer to leveraging digital technologies to either transform or create new businesses, go-to-market approaches, and/or product and service combinations. This often results in a redefinition or reordering of the value chain and/or approach to the customer, thus altering or offering a new customer value proposition or new monetization path. At the CDS, we seek to understand the nature and type of these changes in model or approach and the role technology plays in enabling them.
How are PayPal in the early 2000’s, Mah Ze Dahr Bakery in New York’s West Village, and Airbnb just a few years ago similar? We might suggest that ...more
By the time I reached the bottom of the mountain, a “retire so you can rewire” vision was already forming in my head. I knew it was time to end my decades as a corporate leader, and to focus 100% of my time on the parts of my work that brought me passion, without the – at times numbing – tasks and politics of corporate life.
Why is having more data not helping us make better decisions? Why is investing in big data easy but using it increasingly difficult? Why do so many co...more
VIPKid is a Beijing based tech startup that is looking to change the way students and teachers approach virtual education. The company is meeting a ne...more
On this live podcast from NPR’s “How I Built This”, Kickstarter co-founder Perry Chen talks about how the idea came about to start ...more
The ever-popular podcast, Planet Money, dives into the world of secret backdoors into different technologies – specifically the apple mobile operati...more
While in business school, the co-founders of Warby Parker discovered a new business idea – through the misfortune of one, and the expertise of anoth...more
Digital analytics and the new mix of skills required around it were frequent talking points during the recent Roundtable on Digital Strategies: The Di...more
The chief customer officer of an innovative and rapidly growing digital solution provider recently expressed to me her frustration with their lack of ...more
New digital communication platforms have enabled businesses (and not-for-profits and government agencies) to communicate long and short-term strategie...more