Industry 4.0

<span data-sheets-value="{" data-sheets-userformat="{">It is no surprise that the inception of the Industrial Revolution remains an epicenter for innovation and growth in the digital economy. Smart factories, advancements in supply chain management, and transformations of traditional manufacturing relationships – all are markers of the new face of industry in the digital age.</span>

A call for postdoctoral fellows!

The Digital, Data, and Design Institute at Harvard will soon start accepting applications for multiple postdoctoral fellowships in quantitative social science. Candidates with a background in applied work with observational data establishing causal relationships, or experimental design in the lab or field settings would be well-suited. Fellows will focus on one of six areas: Business […]

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AI puts Moderna within striking distance of beating COVID-19

Pharma company, Moderna, has harnessed the power of digitization and artificial intelligence to push the boundaries of science, as well as their position in the race for a COVID-19 vaccine.

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What food trucks can teach us about IT

To make sure your products and platforms are used, try talking with your users before you develop them.

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The convergence of digital and commercial transformations

More and more old school manufacturers are grasping the notion of digital transformation. Not only has digital transformation disrupted the way in which these types of businesses operate, it has also changed the products and services offered. The allure of higher margins and price-to-earnings ratios, along with greater customer value and retention, has pushed dusty […]

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Competing in an AI-driven world

No longer just “cool tech” or an innovative way of doing business, artificial intelligence (AI) has shifted from a novelty to a necessity. In their upcoming book Competing in the Age of AI: Strategy and Leadership When Algorithms and Networks Run the World, Harvard Business School professors Marco Iansiti and Karim Lakhani illustrate how the […]

Lights across field

Learning from Amazon’s inventory availability information

On February 14th, 2018 the Digital Seminar series hosted Ruomeng Cui from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University. She gave a talk called “Learning from Inventory Availability Information: Evidence from Field Experiments on Amazon.”

Becoming digital industrial

You see disruption on the horizon, you recognize a big market, you know the change is coming, you know technology is going drive it, you know the value and business models are about to fundamentally change – now what? GE’s Bill Ruh highlights how industrial firms can be proactive and take digital transformation in to their own hands – before they are disrupted themselves.

Shrinking the Supply Chain: Target needs an integrated digitalization strategy to thrive as an omnichannel retailer

To be a successful omnichannel retailer in the age of e-commerce, Target can no longer simply continue to incrementally improve each individual aspect of its business. Instead, the company needs a unique and systemwide digital supply strategy that will strengthen Target’s customer promise as well as its bottom line.

Intel Inside or on the Outside? Exploring the impact of artificial intelligence on the supply and design of processor chips

As customer demand for greater computing power and product customizations grows, Intel must ask itself, “What is the future the computing supply chain?” and find a way to stay relevant as microprocessors gain further dominance.

Maersk – Reinventing the Shipping Industry Using IoT and Blockchain

How can Maersk, the world’s largest shipping company, embrace IoT, blockchain, and autonomous technology, to remain competitive in the digital world?

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