Pictured: Chris Dellarocas (left), Marshall Van Alstyne (right) The Information Systems Society (ISS) has recently bestowed two high honors upon Questrom faculty members. Chris Dellarocas has received the ISS Distinguished Fellow Award, the highest honor that an IS faculty can receive from the professional society. Marshall Van Alstyne received the ISS Practical Impacts Award, […]
Open collaboration platforms like Wikipedia have dramatically increased the world’s access to educational information. Yet because contributors to such platforms are volunteers, enormous gaps remain that may actually drive economic inequities. New research by Questrom’s Dylan Walker and PhD student Kai Zhu uncovers a solution.
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 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 […]
For creative problem solving, it still pays off to have some people in an organization who don’t directly work together, according to Jesse Shore, assistant professor of information systems.