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New Operating Models and Business Models

The Digital Data Design Institute at Harvard invites individuals to embark on a journey into the future of business across industries and sectors. This collaborative effort bridges the intellectual chasm between academic research and industry practitioners to scrutinize innovative operating models and business models that are redefining traditional business paradigms that succeed in the age of AI and beyond. We delve into the intricate dynamics of digitalization, ecosystem-driven strategies, and platform-centric approaches that are shaping the contemporary business landscape. Together, we explore strategies and insights poised to empower organizations to excel in the ever-evolving world of commerce.

Don’t Expect Juniors to Teach Senior Professionals to Use Generative AI

Emerging technologies like generative AI are revolutionizing industries, but integrating these tools effectively poses unique challenges.

Mastering Talent and Succession: The Art of Balancing Incentives in Tournament-Based Firms

In tournament-based organizations, managerial discretion in hiring significantly impacts performance and stability. Managers may sabotage by hiring lower-ability candidates to avoid future competition, a practice known as “selection sabotage.” Researchers Peiran Xiao and Hashim Zaman propose a “head start” mechanism to counteract this by giving managers an advantage in the tournament, encouraging them to hire […]

Jun 26

AI Entrepreneur’s Playbook: Defining and Pitching Your AI Startup

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Virtual Event
REGISTRATION IS OPEN for the AI Entrepreneur’s Playbook: Defining and Pitching Your AI Startup, a virtual summer Learning Sprint, from Digital Data Design Institute and HBAP! This learning sprint will equip aspiring entrepreneurs with the essential skills to turn AI ideas into effectively executed projects and captivating pitches. Join our expert speakers Marily Nika, PhD (Google, HBAP teaching fellow), Lauren Moores, PhD […]

AI-Focused Partnerships Announced with JPMorgan Chase, Microsoft, and Boston Consulting Group

BOSTON – The Digital Data Design Institute at Harvard (D^3) announced today two multi-year corporate partnerships and one research partnership, a first since the Institute’s inception in 2022. The corporate partners include JPMorgan Chase and Boston Consulting Group, who will work with Harvard and Harvard Business School faculty and researchers within their labs at D^3 […]

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