The Center for Digital Transformation (formerly CRITO)    

 

EVENTS

 

 

For more information on the 2017 R2R Conference, click here.

 

December 6, 2016: Executive Breakfast Briefing: Dealing with Digital Disruption

 The December Executive Breakfast Briefing will focus on critical information presented in the recent book Digital Vortex:  How Today’s Market Leaders Can Beat Disruptive Competitors at Their Own Game.  Cisco executives James Macaulay and Andy Noronha will discuss the findings of this ground-breaking book which provides a framework for incumbents to harness digital disruption and compete effectively with startups and non-traditional rivals.  For more information, click here.
 

 

 

January 20, 2017: Executive Breakfast Briefing: Impact of the Blockchain on Business

 The January Executive Breakfast Briefing will focus on the profound implications of the Blockchain through a discussion led by Michael Casey, Sr. Advisor on the Digital Currency Initiative at the MIT Media lab.  He will deconstruct the promise and peril of the Blockchain in a way that is both accessible and understandable.  

 

 

 

CDT IN THE NEWS

USING DATA TO SHAPE CULTURE

                                                                                                                          


 

Vijay Gurbaxani, Director of the Center for Digital Transformation at the University of California Irvine, said that some U.S. businesses are not ready to take advantage of predictive analytics. "A lot of companies don't operate in a very analytic way because historically they haven't viewed data as a source of competitive advantage," he said. In addition, "People don't know where to start."  Gurbaxani sees a conundrum in the effort to use data to shift culture: "The more analytics you do, the more your culture will change. And you have to change your culture to do analytics."  Read article here.  


 

 

 CDT FEATURED IN UC IRVINE WINTER 2016 MAGAZINE: OUR BRILLIANT FUTURE

 CDT is featured in an article 'Center Helps Businesses Reboot in the Digital Age' in the University of California, Irvine Winter 2016 magazine.  Read article here.  

 

 

 

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

 

CERTIFICATE IN BUSINESS DATA & ANALYTICS

The Paul Merage School of Business has created its Certificate in Business Data & Analytics Executive Education program to help organizations identify and interpret data in order to gain competitive advantage. The next program is scheduled for November 3-November 4, 2016.  Read more

 

MBA CERTIFICATE IN DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

The goal of the MBA Certificate in Digital Transformation is to prepare students to lead their organizations to success in the digital economy. UCI Paul Merage School of Business Master’s students in programs which require two years of study or more (Full-Time MBA, Fully Employed MBA, Executive MBA, Health Care Executive MBA and MS in Biotech Management) are eligible to pursue this certificate. Further information can be obtained here.

 

RESEARCH

 

HBR ARTICLE: YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE A SOFTWARE COMPANY TO THINK LIKE ONE

What can your company accomplish if it were to think like a software company? CDT Director Vijay Gurbaxani recently had his article published on the Harvard Business Review website.  Read article here.  


 

 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS BY CDT FACULTY 

ASSOCIATES

 

For list of all publications, click here.

 

Choudhary, V., I. Currim, S. Dewan, I. Jeliazkov, O. Mintz, J. Turner. (2016). "Evaluation Set Size and Purchase: Evidence from a Product Search Engine." Journal of Interactive Marketing, Forthcoming.


Clemmensen, T., B. Nardi, and V. Kaptelinin. (2016). "Making HCI Theory Work: An Analysis of the Use of Activity Theory in HCI Research." Journal of Behavior and Information Technology.


Leonardi, P., Bailey, D., Diniz, E., Sholler, D. and Nardi, B. (2016). "Multiplex Appropriation in Complex Systems Implementation: The Case of Brazil’s Correspondent Banking System." MISQ.


Maurer, W. (2016).  "It tells you something about the fact that money right now is being profoundly ungrounded." BitcoinBlog.de, July 27.


Nardi, B., D. Patterson, and B. Tomlinson, eds. (2016). Special issue of Interactions. Sustainability Education. New York: ACM Press.


Nardi, B. (2016). "Designing for the Future—But Which One?." Interactions. New York: ACM Press.


Singh,Vivek and Ramesh Jain.  (2016).  Situation Recognition Using EventShop. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.
 

PAPER ON THE U.S. HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY

CDT Research Fellow Dr. Nicholas Vitalari provides a speculative analysis of the U.S. health care industry in his paper "Prospects For The Future Of the U.S. Healthcare Industry: A Speculative Analysis" which will be appearing in the October 2016 issue of the American Journal of Medical Research.  An advanced copy of the paper can be accessed here.  

 

CDT SURVEY SNAPSHOT

How much have new technologies – social media, mobile computing, analytics and cloud -- taken hold in companies currently?  Read results from the CDT Digital Transformation of Businesses Study here.  

 

CDT REPORT, TIME FOR A REBOOT

CDT surveyed 111 CIO's and other senior IT executives across a range of industries about how their companies were preparing for a digital world.  Access the report here.  

 

 

CDT COMMUNITIES

  

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CDT BLOGS

 

September 22, 2016.  Digital Cars Will Drive Uber and Lyft to Acquire Non-Digital Capabilities.  Read here


FEATURED CONTENT

ROAD TO REINVENTION

CONFERENCE 2016 SESSIONS

 

2016 ROAD TO REINVENTION HELD ON MARCH 24, 2016

CDT held its second annual signature conference -- Road to Reinvention: Leadership In The Digital Age -- on Thursday, March 24, 2016. More than 350 senior business leaders attended this one-day event.   Pictures of the event are available online.  View Album.  Watch our conference sessions on YouTubeRecaps of the conference can be found here and here.

 


 

Session: Reinvention At Scale: The Role of Chief Digital Officer At GE

"Predix is our Uber," said Bill Ruh, CEO of GE Digital and Chief Digital Officer of General Electric.  Ruh was speaking of GE's cloud-based software and analytics platform that supports such business lines as aviation, healthcare, mining, oil and gas, and rail.  + MORE

 

Session: The Magic of Digital: A Platform For Enhancing Everyone's Vacation

 What's one of the most popular wearables in the world?  The Disney MagicBand, according to Vivek Sharma of Disney Parks and Resorts.  In two years, Disney has shipped over 18 million bands to guests of Walt Disney World in Orlando.  It's a component of Disney's digital platform, which has been instrumental in   + MORE

 

Session: Incumbents Strike Back

 "We are living in an age when the risk to industry leaders is greater than ever before," wrote Richard Foster in his seminal work on innovation.  Thirty years later, Foster's words still ring true.  At the Center   + MORE

 

Session: The $11 Trillion Question:  How Will You Capture Value on the Internet of Things?

"The size of the potential prize is enormous, $4 to 11 trillion by 2025," said Michael Chui partner at the McKinsey Global Institute and moderator of a panel on the business impact of IoT at the Center for Digital Transformation's   + MORE

 

Session: A Duty To Digital: The Board of Directors' Role in Driving Change

Earlier this year, the editors of 24/7 Wall St. made a list of CEOs who needed to be fired.  "CEOs who have repeatedly failed to successfully execute their own primary strategies made this list."   + MORE