Case Studies

CDS Case Studies

The Center for Digital Strategies provides access to teaching cases with content and situations related to digital issues.  Written by Tuck School Professors and affiliated faculty and executives, these cases provide learning and discussion opportunities in the CDS’s five areas of expertise.  The cases can be ordered and accessed directly from this site.

NTT Docomo Business School Case Study
NTT DoCoMo in the 3G Wilderness

Evelyn Hsia T'02, Kanichiro Kato T'02, under the supervision of Visiting Professor Melissa M. Appleyard
Length: 8 pages
Publication date: 2002
Case#: 6-0010

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Topics: Communications
Industry: Communications

New York Times Digital
New York Times Digital

Chris Trimble
Length: 21 Pages
Publication date: 2002
Case#: 2-0006

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Topics: Operations, Organizational Structure
Industry: Media

mattel case study
Learning from Mattel

John W. Torget T'00, under the supervision of Sydney Finkelstein
Length: 8 pages
Publication date: 2002
Case#: 1-0072

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Topics: Customer
Industry: Toys/Video Games

Groove Networks: Making P2P a Reality

Ed Ludwigson T'02, under the supervision of Visiting Professor Melissa M. Appleyard
Length: 7 pages
Publication date: 2002
Case#: 6-0008

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Topics: Communications, Culture, Operations, Organizational Structure, P2P / Sharing Economy
Industry: Communications

EMC: Creating a Storage-Centric World

Jonathan Kwoh T'02, under the supervision of Visiting Professor Melissa M. Appleyard
Length: 7 pages
Publication date: 2002
Case#: 6-0009

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Topics: Infrastructure
Industry: Computer

Technology Note: Internetworking Products

Philip Anderson, Vijay Govindarajan, Chris Trimble, Katrina Veerman T'01
Length: 8 pages
Publication date: 2001
Case#: 1-0005

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Topics: Operations, Organizational Structure
Industry: Network Hardware

Cisco Systems (A): Evolution to e-Business

Philip Anderson, Vijay Govindarajan, Chris Trimble, Katrina Veerman T'01
Length: 25 pages
Publication date: 2001
Case#: 1-0001

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Topics: Culture, Customer, Operations, Organizational Structure
Industry: Network Hardware

Cisco Systems (B): Maintaining an Edge in e-Business

Philip Anderson, Vijay Govindarajan, Chris Trimble, Katrina Veerman T'01
Length: 6 pages
Publication date: 2001
Case#: 1-0002

Topics: Culture, Customer, Operations, Organizational Structure
Industry: Network Hardware

simon & schuster | business school case study
Simon & Schuster

Richard A. D'Aveni, Fred Wainwright T'02
Length: 48 pages
Publication date: 2001
Case#: 6-0004

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Topics: Operations, Organizational Structure
Industry: Publishing

Electronic Trading Systems and Fixed Income Markets

Richard A. D'Aveni, Jonathan Joys T'02
Length: 23 pages
Publication date: 2001
Case#: 6-0006

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Topics: Culture, Customer, Operations, Organizational Structure
Industry: Finance

Polaroid Business School Case Study
Polaroid: The i-Zone Brand

Richard A. D'Aveni, W. Andrew Mims T'02, assisted by Alison Corcoran T'86 and Jeff Walker T'98
Length: 26 pages
Publication date: 2001
Case#: 6-0007

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Topics: Culture, Social
Industry: Consumer Electronics

Do You Yahoo?

Jamie A. Neidig T'02, Professor Richard A. D'Aveni
Length: 24 pages
Publication date: 2001
Case#: 6-0005

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Topics: Customer, Operations, Organizational Structure, Social
Industry: Internet

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