MIS40680 Lecture Slides NOR:
MIS40680 – Week 4 Readings:
Lansiti and Lakhani 2014 HBR IoT Transformational effect of technology
Porter HBR 2001 Strategy and the Internet
Case Study: Obama and social media
Supplement: The Original Porter
Supplement: Mindful Innovation with Technology
This is possibly the most interesting TED Talk I’ve ever seen
Up there with the one on data visualisation
Food for thought: What will we write about Strategy and the Internet of Things?
Porter’s analysis is still relevant today or whether today’s Internet and tomorrow’s Internet are so different from the Web 1.0 that he was writing about that we need a new analysis. The article below points to an imminent change in the medical industry that will come about as a result of innovations in medical devices at the hardware level
Food for thought: the future of the medical industry
Have a look at Rocket Internet.
1. Does this look like a new approach to competition to you?
2. (This thought from a student): Rocket Internet is going to raise about €600m in a fresh equity offer right now but all it’s companies are currently lossmaking (see http://ow.ly/IZiwU) . Porter (2001) would be very sketchy about them. What do you think?