A Perspective On Digital
Digital technologies have unleashed unprecedented innovation, resulting in massive disruption in all industries. Businesses with better strategic foresight of where the digital world is heading and the ability to leverage this information to adapt to their new environment will be more successful.
The economics of the digital world are fundamentally different from those of the physical world, leading to new and unanswered questions. My research, teaching, and consulting are directed at helping business leaders understand the new terrain and navigate the shift.
About Vijay Gurbaxani
Vijay Gurbaxani is the Founding Director of the Center for Digital Transformation (CDT) and Taco Bell Professor of Business and Computer Science at the Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine. His research, teaching and consulting interests are at the intersection of business strategy and information technology (IT).
Recent Posts on Vijay’s Blog
As businesses struggle to adapt to an unprecedented set of challenges, CIOs and their C-suite counterparts are under pressure to develop new ways of doing business. The temptation will be to create ambitious blueprints and strategies. But, in many cases, the...
As a CIO today, you are confronting some daunting choices. A month ago, you were immersed in your digital transformation journey. You were investing in new digital capabilities such as machine learning. You were refining your data to make them available to...
In his 2016 Harvard Business Review article, Gurbaxani argued that every firm today competes on the software that drives its business. That doesn’t mean they must sell software. Instead, they must understand the competitive dynamics of software companies, and then adopt management practices of the best ones.