Healthcare IT and Operations
Improved healthcare information systems are largely viewed as the single most important factor in improving US healthcare and reducing related costs. The center is exporing IT usage in the healthcare sector, the underlying economics of the US healthcare business model, and the sercurity and privacy issues of protecting sensitive electronic medical records.
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Information security is increasingly a core concern for both large organizations and consumers. Through field studies, analystic models, and workshops aimed at exploring this issue, the center seeks to develop new approaches to manage information risk.
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Technology and Trust
Trust in business relationships is critical for extended enterprises to function competitively. The center is conducting research on how information sharing can influence trust in business relationships, and how technology can be an enabler of trust by creating transparency between organizations. [ more ]
Humanitarian relief organizations face daunting challenges in coordinating response efforts. The unpredictability of disasters with the resulting human suffering make speed a primary objective. The center is conducting research on what business principles could apply and how information technology could improve response to those in need. [ Gentilly Project ]
Collaborative Knowledge Networks
Collaborative Knowledge Networks (CKN) are groups of self-motivated individuals from various parts of an organization or from multiple organizations, empowered by the internet, who work together, driven by a common vision and goals. This project represents a collaboration between the Center for Digital Strategies and the MIT Sloan Center for Coordination Science.
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Electronic Collaboration Study
with the University of St. Gallen
This was a joint project between the Institut für Wirtschaftsinformatik (Institute for Information Management) at the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland and the Center for Digital Strategies. This project looked at the types of electronic collaboration within and between companies that succeed and why they do. This project studied European and U.S. companies in the following industries: chemical, consumer goods, financial services, and pharmaceutical. [ more ]
2010 Top Tech Toys
Tuck MBA students and Prof. Eric Johnson are gearing up to test this year's tech toys, select their top picks for 2010 and post their findings online. [ more ]
2008 Top Tech Toys
Tuck MBA students and Prof. Eric Johnson tested a pile of new toys to select their top picks for 2008. They found a mix of innovative and traditional toys for the kids of all ages. [ more ]