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When Data Creates Competitive Advantage…And When It Doesn’t

Co-authored by Questrom associate professor of information systems Andrei Hagiu and Julian Wright of the National University of Singapore, this Harvard Business Review cover story challenges the assumption that it’s possible to use customer data to gain an unbeatable competitive edge. In most instances, people grossly overestimate the advantage that data confers. While insights from […]

Questrom Professor in Management Marshall Van Alstyne Honored with Thinkers50 Award

Questrom Professor in Management and professor of information systems Marshall Van Alstyne was honored with the Thinkers50 Digital Thinking Award along with his research partner, Geoffrey Parker, a professor at Dartmouth. The Thinkers50 awards, dubbed the “Oscars of Management Thinking” by the Financial Times, is a biennial event held in London that recognizes business thought leaders […]