Jeanne W. Ross conducts academic research that targets the challenges of senior level executives at CISR's one hundred global sponsor companies. She studies how firms define visions in light of the capabilities that new digital technologies are creating. She is a recognized expert on how companies design themselves—their platforms, data, processes, and roles and governance—to deliver on those visions. Her work has appeared in major practitioner and academic journals, including MIT Sloan Management Review, Harvard Business Review, The Wall Street Journal, MISQ Executive, MIS Quarterly, the Journal of Management Information Systems, IBM Systems Journal, and CIO Magazine.
She is currently co-authoring her fourth book, Designed for Digital, which will be published by MIT Press in 2019. Her 2006 book, Enterprise Architecture as Strategy: Creating a Foundation for Business Execution has received accolades from both academic and management sources for its ground-breaking impact on enterprise architecture practice in companies. She has served on the faculty of customized courses for a number of major corporations, including CEMEX, ANZ, Westpac, Volkswagen, IBM, PepsiCo, and McKinsey.
Digital disruption is rapidly changing the entire competitive landscape for companies, prompting them to learn how to apply new technology and organizational capabilities.
Ross' webinar included a second example of a company that opted for developing digitized solutions to create disruption in the marketplace: the Schindler Group.
As defined by Jeanne Ross, digital strategy "is an integrated business strategy inspired by the capabilities of powerful, readily accessible technologies and responsive to constantly changing...
Not all businesses are born digital. If your company needs to articulate and implement a forward-thinking digital strategy, listen to this webinar with MIT Sloan's Jeane Ross.
Royal Philips, the Netherlands’ most valuable brand, has long been a leader in product innovation. But in the first 10 years of the new millennium, the company’s revenue plunged 40%. What went...
Sessions at the event explored everything from machine learning and internet of things (IoT) to business leadership and talent management -- and the SearchCIO team was there to cover it all.
When a company decides to change its IT infrastructure, it can be a headache for everybody. Jobs from the executive suite to the assembly line can be affected. And it can be difficult getting all...
In “How to Develop a Great Digital Strategy,” an article published in the winter 2017 issue of MIT Sloan Management Review, authors Jeanne W. Ross, Ina M. Sebastian, and Cynthia M. Beath wrote...
These days, most companies are awash in data. But figuring out how to derive a profit from the data deluge can help distinguish your company in the marketplace.
Given the hype around artificial intelligence, you might be worried that you’re missing the boat if you haven’t yet invested in cognitive computing applications in your business. Don’t panic!
Not all businesses are born digital. In her recent webinar, Jeanne Ross presents research to help you define a digital
strategy that is responsive to changing customer demands, new technology
capabilities, and organizational learning.
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