Frontiers

Exploring the Digital Future of Management

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Rise of the Strategy Machines

While humans may be ahead of computers in the ability to create strategy today, we shouldn’t be complacent about our dominance.

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Video Interview

Paul Michelman on the Launch of MIT SMR’s Frontiers Initiative

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September 14, 2016 | Deborah Gallagher

In a video interview, MIT SMR editor in chief Paul Michelman explains the impetus behind the launch of the publication’s Frontiers initiative and the value he hopes it will hold for readers. Michelman explains the genesis of the Frontiers idea, the nature of the essayists selected for the program, and why it’s important for MIT SMR to launch this initiative now. He also discusses the themes that emerged from the essays, including the changing nature of the man-machine collegial relationship.

Ethics and Big Data

Ethics and the Algorithm

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How sure are you sure that you are directing your own behavior? Or are your actions a product of a context that has been carefully shaped by data, analysis, and code?

Achieving Trust Through Data Ethics

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Eight out of 10 executives surveyed say that as the business value of data grows, the risks their companies face from improper handling of data increase exponentially. While digital advancements enable new opportunities for businesses to compete and thrive, they also create increased exposure to systemic risks. Success in the digital age will require a new kind of ethical review around how companies gather and use data.

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Innovation Strategies

Open access brought to you by PwC-90

How will your company achieve the types of innovation necessary for continued growth and success? Open access to these three MIT Sloan Management Review articles about strategies for achieving innovation is provided courtesy of PwC.

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The 2016 Internet of Things Report

Data Sharing and Analytics Drive Success With IoT

September 8, 2016 | Stephanie Jernigan, Sam Ransbotham, and David Kiron

We found that obtaining business value using the connections the IoT creates between an organization and its customers, suppliers, and competitors depends on companies’ willingness to share data with other organizations

Managing Talent Effectively

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When Strategy Walks Out the Door

Companies that overlook their employees as sources of strategic insight may find themselves losing talent – and key ideas.

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