Stephanie Woerner

Research Scientist
Center for Information Systems Research (CISR)


Stephanie Woerner Stephanie Woerner is a Research Scientist at the MIT Sloan Center for Information Systems Research. She studies how companies manage organizational change caused by the digitization of the economy. Her research centers on enterprise digitization and the associated governance and strategy implications. Three current studies include i. the amount, allocation and impact of enterprise-wide digital investments, ii. how digitization is influencing the next-generation enterprise, and iii. the impact of the Internet of Things on company business models and the competitive landscape. In previous National Science Foundation-funded work, she studied distributed work teams and their use of multiple media, electronic communication technologies and coordination mechanisms to get work done; she was also project manager for the five-year grant.

Faculty Media

  • Becoming Better Prepared for Digital Disruption

    Corporations are digitizing rapidly, breaking down industry barriers and creating new opportunities, while also disrupting long successful business models.

  • How is Digitization Affecting Your Business?

    A short questionnaire from researchers at MIT Sloan's Center for Information Systems Research helps executives assess their companies' vulnerability to digitization.

  • CIO Upfront: The Digital Enterprise, Coming to a Competitor Near You

    Talking to CIOs at workshops before the conference, Dr. Peter Weill of MIT Sloan School of Management, laid out the results of his research with Dr. Stephanie Woerner, to help CIOs see what is...

  • Revisiting Complexity in the Digital Age

    As businesses grow and diversify, they almost inevitably make their range of offerings more complex. Complexity brings costs but smart use of todays digital technologies can help companies finesse...

  • How to Revitalize Your Digital Business Model

    Business models matter because they define how businesses make money. But the way a business model works in the material world does not always translate to how it will work in the digital world.

  • How to Revitalize Your Digital Business Model

    Why on earth do we need another thing with model at the end of it? asked Martin Mocker, a research scientist at MIT Sloan School of Managements Center for Information Systems Research (CISR). A...

  • Optimizing Your Digital Business Model

    What does it take to create the strongest possible online presence? Are your customers leaving you behind digitally? Are they seeking out other companies that provide great digital customer...

  • Is Your Organization Ready for Total Digitization?

    A multitude of digital devices and sensors creating streams of data, as well as any number of digital services and products for both internal and external use, distributed throughout the enterprise...

  • Digitization: Threat or Opportunity?

    How big is the threat of digitization to your business’s future profitability? In this briefing, we asked readers to assess the level of threat from digitization to their business; and we share...


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Revitalizing Your Digital Business Model Apr 11-12, 2017 | Nov 16-17, 2017