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Advantages Through Technologies

  • Aalto University School of Business Ekonominaukio 1 02150 Finland (map)

Lectured by:

William Schiano
Professor of Computer Information Systems, Bentley University

“Bill Schiano is Professor of Computer Information Systems at Bentley University. Bill previously served as President of thoughtbubble productions, a New York based new media company, and was a Research Affiliate at CSC Index Research and Advisory Services. His current research focuses on the implementation of DevOps and agile within organizations. Bill has an AB in Economics from Williams College and Doctorate in Information Systems from Harvard Business School.”

Lecture topics
• Business role of distributed technologies, including internet of things, cloud, data analytics, and artificial intelligence
• Business impact of frameworks and practices including lean and agile development, ecosystems, and systems integration

Learning goals
• Understand how distributed technologies are transforming all aspects of business
• Assess the impact of emerging technologies on business

Teaching methods
This session will be an interactive discussion exploring how businesses are using distributed technologies to transform their products, services, and organizational dynamics.

Class preparation materials
B. Swanton and H. LeHong, “A Digital Business Technology Platform Is Fundamental to Scaling Digital Business,” Gartner, Refreshed 4 February 2019.

This reading will provide a shared foundation on which we will base our discussion. If there are terms used in the reading with which you are entirely unfamiliar, a quick internet search will yield an excellent definition. Please come to the session prepared to discuss the implications of having a Digital Business Technology Platform.

Earlier Event: July 2
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