The Role of Scenario Presentation in the Selection of Innovation ProjectsMar 5, 2019 Vardan Avagyan, University of Stavanger, Nuno Camacho, Erasmus University, Wim A. Van der Stede, and Stefan Stremersch, 2019, 19-114-03
Innovation project teams invariably present best- and worst-case cash flow scenarios when they make their pitches to decision-makers. This study finds that small-range scenarios boost confidence in the team's expertise and increase the chance that decision-makers will opt for transformational over core innovation projects.
Consumption and Design of Music Albums and Personalized PlaylistsFeb 28, 2019 Khaled Boughanmi, Columbia University
Khaled Boughanmi will present research that uses a nonparametric Bayesian model combining online data to explore the dynamics of musical success of albums over the last half century.
Best of MSI - Leading Mass DisruptionJan 24, 2019
Stan Joosten, Innovation Manager, Global eBusiness, The Procter & Gamble Company
Mass marketing is being disrupted, and P&G’s objective is to lead that disruption. In this session Stan will provide a glimpse of the reinvention taking place at the world’s largest marketer.
Best of MSI - The Psychology of Innovation: Applications to Technology and HealthcareJan 10, 2019
Stacy Wood, North Carolina State University
The psychological side of innovation is a powerful, but often overlooked, factor in the successful launch and adoption of new products and services.
Artificial Intelligence in Business Gets RealDec 10, 2018 Sam Ransbotham, Boston College
While humanoids and computer wizardry attract attention, how are normal businesses currently using artificial intelligence? Leading organizations are deepening their commitments to AI and are eager to scale AI.
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