Digitization Challenge

November 18, 2016

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Choose a company that provides an interesting example of how digital transformation has created opportunities or challenges for business and operating models. A business model defines how a business differentiates itself by creating and capturing value. An operating model defines how that business delivers on that promise. Describe how the organization is using digital technology to develop its business model and operating model, and describe and justify what additional steps you think the organization should consider implementing. Your example can describe a positive (e.g., a success story or best practice) or negative experience (e.g., a business failure).

Note: The post for this assignment should be 600–800 words, and must conclude with a word count such as “(778 words).” Posts should not exceed 800 words.

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Kylie Jenner Inc: Giving Lip service to Digital Engagement
Daniel
Posted on November 17, 2016 at 6:10 pm
Formulation The Kardashian family is known around the world equally for its controversial ascension to celebrity as well as for its savvy ability to monetize fame. While this shrewd matriarchy brought Kim Kardashian to astronomical heights, no family member has [...]
Smart City of Dreams
S
Posted on November 18, 2016 at 4:15 pm
Silver Spring Networks has taken the lead on working with cities worldwide to implement “smart” technology and make urban living more sustainable.
Uptake: A new type of mining
Michael
Last modified on November 17, 2016 at 9:42 pm
Reaching over a $1 billion valuation in less than two years, Uptake is utilizing advanced data analytics and machine learning to help bring industrial clients into the modern age.
What is the way forward for Coursera?
rkumar
Posted on November 18, 2016 at 6:02 pm
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have revolutionized the delivery of higher education courses around the world. A leading provider of MOOCs is Coursera, which was launched in 2011, and today has 147 partners across 29 countries offering 1,888 courses in [...]
Sex Ed One Click Away!
Amy
Last modified on November 17, 2016 at 11:15 pm
Leverage mobile technology to provide personalized health services one click at a time!
The Digitization of Medical Records
MIM
Last modified on November 17, 2016 at 8:03 am
It’s 2016, how can there still be paper medical records? For years Epic has been building an electronic database of patient health records but the hurdles of connecting hospitals around the world make this a slow and expensive process.
Baseball’s Big Data Revolution
TB12
Last modified on November 17, 2016 at 10:09 pm
America's Pastime has moved from the dusty fields of old into a sabermetric matrix of big data, futuristic technology and high-stakes analysis.
Are smart cribs the solution for exhausted parents?
RPARK
Last modified on November 20, 2016 at 5:06 pm
Exhausted parents around the world have probably fantasized, at some point, about a crib that could automatically rock their crying infants to sleep. Of the many firms currently trying to win the hearts of new parents is Google’s Nest Lab, [...]