ESTT at the AOM Meeting 2019

ESTT members contributed to the 2019 Academy of Management (AOM) Meeting in Boston as follows: Digital Strategizing: Crafting Strategy in the Age of Platforms, Ecosystems, and Online Communities, W. H. Hoffmann and G. Reischauer  Scholarship on value creation and capture on digital platforms, in ecosystems, and through online communities is growing rapidly. However, we still…

ESTT at the EGOS Colloquium 2019

ESTT member G. Reischauer contributed to the EGOS Colloquium 2019 with a paper on openness in practice. The paper examines how organizations that are fully transparent maintain this ideal on a day-to-day basis.

Workshop on Rethinking Strategy Research in the Digital Age

ESTT member G. Reischauer co-organized the workshop “Rethinking Strategy Research in the Digital Age”. As firms are increasingly operating in the digital realm, strategy research faces to challenge to measure and analyze this new operations. This workshop assembled leading scholars to discuss this challenge. It consisted of two parts. Part 1 aimed to make participants…

ESTT at the R&D Management Conference 2019

At the 2019 R&D Management Conference in Paris, ESTT member P. Belingheri hosted a track on Data Science for Innovation Challenges together with F. Chiarello from the University of Pisa. The information field has changed dramatically over the past years, affecting the economy, technology, culture and society. However, these changes have left an even stronger…

Final Presentation of Course Business Project in SIMC Master

In June 2019, students from WU’s SIMC master program presented their final assignments to partner’s senior managers. The students who were part of the course “Business Project” spent a semester working with our partner companies to adress the quesiton of how to organize for innovation in the transforming energy industry. Students assumed the role of…

Paper in International Journal of Technology Management on Digitalising Products

Together with P. Neirotti, ESTT member P. Belingheri published a paper in the International Journal of Technology Management on digitalising products, specifically how to get towards an integrated view of challenges in development, design and user acceptance. Please find the abstract below: Making products smarter and connected through digital technologies requires firms to combine a…

Innovation Talk “The Business of Platforms”

The second Innovation Talk in 2019 provided an hands-on overview by the renowned scholar A. Gawer on the business of platforms. The talk illustrated how a small number of platform companies have come to exert extraordinary influence over every dimension of our personal, professional, and political lives. Moreover, it was dicussed how platform organizations differ…

Innovation Talk “Erneuerbare Energien in Österreich 2018”

Im März 2019 fand der erste Innovation Talk des ESTT, die Ergebnispräsentation der Studie „Erneuerbare Energien in Österreich 2018” statt. Der jährliche Stimmungsbarometer österreichischer Haushalte zu erneuerbaren Energien ist ein Kooperationsprojekt zwischen Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Deloitte Österreich und Wien Energie. Bei der vierten Ausgabe der Studienreihe wurde die österreichische Bevölkerung erneut zu aktuellen Energiethemen…

Master Thesis on Key Performance Indicators and Success Factors for Innovation in the Energy Industry

The thesis entitled “Key Performance Indicators and Success Factors for Innovation in the Energy Industry” was just finished under the supervision of ESTT members. Even despite substantial research in the field, numerous differences across companies, industries and countries do not allow to identify the universal KPIs and success factors for innovation. Therefore, widespread and deep…