Name Ben Simon Hometown Wendell, MA. It’s a town of 800 people next to the NH and VT borders. No traffic lights, no gas stations. We have one countr...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.
On October 23, 2020, the Center for Digital Strategies (CDS) and Center for Health Care (CHC) hosted a pilot “Digital Safari,” bringing together C...more
What should a business—and its leadership—do when antagonized by a third party? When thinking about the wider value chain, is there enough value t...more
Drift VP of Operations, Will Collins T’16, explains chatbots and the impact of conversational marketing in B2B.
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On October 8, the Center for Digital Strategies hosted Wayfair co-founder and CEO Niraj Shah for a fireside chat with the center’s Faculty Direc...more
We started this week’s conversation with the following prompt: “The City of Seattle recently announced it would require Uber and Lyft to pay the d...more
Microsoft’s acquisition of ZeniMax shows how far the company has come under CEO Satya Nadella in understanding the future of technology business mod...more
A key topic for discussion this fall (and especially this week) is centered on data privacy and a feature embedded into the forthcoming iOS14 update t...more
On Tuesday, Walmart announced the launch date for its new membership platform, Walmart+. At the Center for Digital Strategies, we spend a lot of time ...more
What is your clear promise to your customers, your clients, your constituents? That’s the question Professor Alva Taylor, Faculty Director of th...more
In the last decade, it has become increasingly clear that the Bay Area has new competition for tech dominance. We’re not talking about Seattle, New ...more
Over the past several years, the Center for Digital Strategies heard from Tuck students and alumni that some students need to learn the basics of the ...more
In our first meeting as second year CDS MBA Fellows this past fall, we crowdsourced a list of “must know” technology companies: Ping An, an insura...more