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How Silicon Valley Ate Itself – and What Comes Next

How Silicon Valley Ate Itself – and What Comes Next

Aly Madhavji (INSEAD MBA '16D), Partner at Blockchain Founders Fund, Sameer Hasija, INSEAD Dean of Executive Education, and Mike Grandinetti, Co-Founder & CEO of Global Venture Catalyst | April 21, 2021 The Valley’s pre-eminence isn’t going anywhere, but its...

Three Key Steps to Prepare for Data and AI Leadership

Three Key Steps to Prepare for Data and AI Leadership

Caroline Zimmerman, INSEAD Research Associate; Dr. Katia Walsh, Chief Strategy and AI Officer, Levi-Strauss; Jeff McMillan, Chief Analytics & Data Officer, Morgan Stanley; and Theodoros Evgeniou, INSEAD Professor of Decision Sciences and Technology...

Testing Google’s Claim of Quality

Testing Google’s Claim of Quality

Hyunjin Kim, INSEAD Assistant Professor of Strategy | April 1, 2021 Research suggests that, by using a tying strategy, dominant platforms may be able to gain traction in new markets with a lower quality product than what is offered. The US Department of Justice is...

What Makes Business Ecosystems Succeed?

What Makes Business Ecosystems Succeed?

Andrew Shipilov, INSEAD Professor of Strategy, and Francesco Burelli, Strategy Consultant, Arkwright  | March 29, 2021 Our framework guides you through the forces driving Airbnb and other ecosystem-based businesses. Business ecosystems are an interesting and exciting...

How the Rural-Urban Divide Plays Out on Digital Platforms

How the Rural-Urban Divide Plays Out on Digital Platforms

ENTREPRENEURSHIP Wesley Wu-Yi Koo, INSEAD Assistant Professor of Strategy | March 18, 2021 Urban entrepreneurs on digital platforms have access to better offline information, which gives them an edge over rural entrepreneurs. In the West, villages are emptying out due...

What Yelp Reviews Can Tell Us About the State of the Economy

What Yelp Reviews Can Tell Us About the State of the Economy

Hyunjin Kim, INSEAD Assistant Professor of Strategy | March 17, 2021 Data from online sources like Yelp can help you take the pulse of local business activity in the absence of updated official statistics. Businesses generate a tremendous amount of digital exhaust –...

Regulating the ‘Wild West’ of Token-Based Business

Regulating the ‘Wild West’ of Token-Based Business

Aly Madhavji (INSEAD MBA '16D), Partner at Blockchain Founders Fund, Massimo Massa, INSEAD Professor of Finance, and Mansoor Madhavji, Partner at Blockchain Founders Fund | March 16, 2021 Evolving standards of crypto regulation may actually result in sharper oversight...

Who Wins the Market: The Swift or the Smart?

Who Wins the Market: The Swift or the Smart?

Bart Zhou Yueshen, INSEAD Assistant Professor of Finance | March 9, 2021 Both speed technology and information are vital trading inputs. The stock market, as we have recently seen with the GameStop furore, can be a bit of a rollercoaster. Investors are at work trying...

The Fundamentals of Transforming from Matrix to Agile

The Fundamentals of Transforming from Matrix to Agile

Yves Doz, INSEAD Emeritus Professor of Strategic Management, and Maria Guadalupe, INSEAD Professor of Economics | March 4, 2021 Nothing less than an evolution of strategy, structure, processes, people and technology will do. Although it remains a common way to...

What It’s Like to Be a Gig Worker During a Pandemic

What It’s Like to Be a Gig Worker During a Pandemic

Mark Stabile, INSEAD Professor of Economics, and Alexandra Roulet, INSEAD Assistant Professor of Economics | March 1, 2021 How precarious workers balance financial uncertainty, health risks and mental well-being in the age of Covid-19. Last year, media reports showed...