Jeanne W. Ross directs and conducts academic research that targets the challenges of senior level executives at CISR's more than eighty global sponsor companies. She studies how firms develop competitive advantage through the implementation and reuse of digitized platforms. Her work has appeared in major practitioner and academic journals, including 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 coauthor of three books: IT Governance: How Top Performers Manage IT Decision Rights for Superior Results, Enterprise Architecture as Strategy: Creating a Foundation for Business Execution through Harvard Business School Press, and IT Savvy: What Top Executives Must Know to Go from Pain to Gain. She has served on the faculty of customized courses for a number of major corporations, including PepsiCo, McKinsey, General Electric, TRW, Pfizer, News Corporation, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, IBM, and Credit Suisse. She regularly appears as a speaker at major conferences for IT executives.
Ross earned a BA at the University of Illinois, an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and a PhD in Management Information Systems from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She is a founding senior editor and former editor in chief of MIS Quarterly Executive.
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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