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MIT CISR Summer Session

June 12–15, 2017 on the MIT campus

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MIT CISR patron & sponsor members!

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MIT CISR on Digital Innovation and Transformation:
Ross speaks at #WSJCIO, Weill wins Case Award

Watch a video of Jeanne Ross as she describes some of the company-wide policies organizations are implementing to guide digital transformations. Ross joined a panel on Driving Digital Transformation at the Wall Street Journal’s 2017 CIO Network annual meeting on February 28 in San Francisco, CA. The panel discussed how best to get disparate stakeholders to adopt the digital playbook.

Peter Weill joins Sia Siew Kien, Christina Soh, and Yvonne Chong of Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University to win the Knowledge, Information and Communication Systems Management category at The Case Centre Awards and Competitions 2017. Their winning case is titled “Rewiring the Enterprise for Digital Innovation: The Case of DBS Bank.”

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MIT CISR Is Hiring!

MIT CISR is seeking a Research Associate to address the real world business challenges that large companies face as they compete in the digital age. The person in this role will:

• Work with MIT CISR research scientists conducting rigorous journal-quality research on topics such as digital ecosystems, internet of things, and designing digital organizations; contribute—under the supervision of research scientists—to well-executed methodology and publications

• Be responsible for understanding, performing, managing, and improving the center’s quantitative methodologies, including sourcing and prepping data and advising research team on data availability and effective analysis strategies

• Support high quality research by managing survey and analytical processes across several annual research projects

• Perform project management tasks, managing them with sharp attention to detail and creative, thorough problem solving

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As MIT CISR Research Patrons & Sponsors, more than 90 organizations currently enjoy the value of our innovation and research. Click the “view all” button above for a complete list. We are grateful to our newest member organizations:


• LPL Financial
• Nomura Holdings, Inc. (Japan)
• Swinburne University of Technology (Australia)

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Entrepreneur (

4 Ways Startups Can Harness Innovation
and Disruption

By Shellye Archambeau
March 19, 2017

MIT Sloan Management Review (

Why Can’t We Have More Than One Digital Strategy?
By Bruce Posner
March 8, 2017

The Wall Street Journal (

Why Digital Transformations Are Hard
March 6, 2017

TechRepublic (

How tech savvy does the CEO need to be?
By Alison DeNisco
March 1, 2017

The Wall Street Journal (

Companies need policies for digital changes
By Steve Rosenbush
February 28, 2017