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Generating Business Value with the Internet of Things
MIT CISR’s 2016 research into the Internet of Things (IoT) explored how companies can generate business value from IoT projects. This report summarizes research results and offers recommendations, and includes key findings from the research that articulating a desired outcome and coordinating capabilities associated with success for that outcome lead to maximized financial returns from the effort.

Read the report: “Winning with the Internet of Things—Summary of Survey Findings”

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“The Digital Workplace Is Key
to Digital Innovation”

Success in the digital era at established companies depends on transforming how work is done to create digital workplaces and improve employee experience. This entails addressing two dimensions—responsive leadership and employee connectedness—with three design levers for each dimension.

In a new article in MIS Quarterly Executive, Kristine Dery, Ina M. Sebastian, and Nick van der Meulen explore the transformational journeys of three established companies: DBS Bank in Singapore, Deloitte Australia, and AUDI AG in Germany. The authors show both how digital workplaces drive success and how IT leaders play a critical role in the transformation, and provide recommendations for CIOs about to embark on workplace transformation journeys.

With this article, MISQE offers a podcast summary and a two-page executive summary.

Read “The Digital Workplace Is Key to Digital Innovation” in MIS Quarterly Executive.

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