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
“We are at a crossroads. Technology is extraordinarily powerful and can lead to fantastic things for society and the economy. But, we have to manage the risks. It is incumbent upon every one of us to lead this change responsibly”.
Digital technologies and business models co-evolve. Most recently, sharing economy companies like Uber, Lyft, Airbnb, and Instacart have leveraged powerful digital platforms, both public and proprietary, to offer services in innovative ways....
Alphabet’s announcement that it has appointed automotive industry veteran John Krafcik as CEO of its self-driving car project should cause alarm bells to ring at the headquarters of traditional carmakers. It’s no longer a research project. A software company is far...