Frontiers

Exploring the Digital Future of Management

Learning to Love the AI Bubble

Unlike the housing bubble, the effects of a bursting AI bubble wouldn’t cause great harm.

Agile Is Not Enough

Three impediments in particular work against agile adoption in most organizations.

Special Report: Making Good on the Promise of AI

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Strategy For and With AI

AI can help you choose, measure, and prioritize the KPIs informing your strategy.

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People and Machines: Partners in Innovation

To adopt intelligent technologies, companies need to develop both the right tools and human capital.

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AI Can Help Us Live More Deliberately

Cognitive speed bumps in AI design can prompt users to engage in reflective thought.

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Using AI to Enhance Business Operations

Five capabilities and four practices help companies generate business value from AI applications.

“Cloud’s Power in Convergence”

This collection of MIT SMR articles offers insights into how cloud computing, machine learning, and AI are converging to produce even greater value for organizations. (Registration required.)

Articles included in this collection:

Digital Transformation Opens New Questions — and New Problems to Solve
By Hal Gregersen

Demystifying Data Monetization
By Suketu Gandhi, Bharath Thota, Renata Kuchembuck, and Joshua Swartz

What Cloud Localization Means for Organizations
By Ritesh Ramesh

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Managing Your Career

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Counterpoints: The Sports Analytics Podcast

Behold the Big Man

Defensive analytics are shaping how NBA basketball strategy is evolving.

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China’s Innovation Leadership

Where China Is Leading the Mobility Revolution

China is shaking off its reputation for “copycatting” and establishing itself as a digital leader. One of the key areas where it’s moving ahead of the U.S. and Europe is transportation. China has made strides in electronic and autonomous vehicles as well as high-speed rail in recent years — and its most important development has been to transform itself into an innovation-focused, entrepreneurial hub of technical prowess.

Understanding China’s Next Wave of Innovation

In recent years, a handful of Chinese companies like Alibaba, Haier, and Tencent have garnered a lot of attention as they have emerged as global innovators. They are challenging the R&D strategies of foreign companies and offering lessons on how to make ideas commercially viable. But there’s another, less obvious force to be reckoned with in China: thousands of innovative companies that are quietly disrupting numerous industries and developing new products and new business models.

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Accelerating Digital Innovation Inside and Out

In the 2019 Digital Business Report, MIT SMR and Deloitte’s survey analysis and executive interviews unveil the distinctive characteristics of innovation in digitally maturing organizations. Ecosystems and cross-functional teams allow them to be agile, but this increased agility demands a thorough consideration of governance as well.