Ribera Segura, Jaume; Rosenmöller, Magda; Borrás, Pablo
Health-care systems are finding it harder to keep up with the pace of innovation, especially given current economic constraints. IESE's Center for Research in Healthcare Innovation Management has produced a new measurement tool, which they have tested in Barcelona, Madrid, Murcia and Valencia, to help practitioners weigh up innovation options and optimize the use of health resources when treating patients.
Rocha e Oliveira, Paulo; García Pont, Carlos; Prats Moreno, Mª Julia; Agulles, Remei; Sachon, Marc; Fidler, Devin; Gorbis, Marina
The growth of "big data" has been declared one of the top business trends to watch in 2013. Far from looming on the horizon, however, it's already here, demanding that managers take a long, hard look at themselves and their organizations to see if they're ready. IESE professors and researchers suggest some ways for managers to assess their readiness for this and other major shifts ahead.
Sachon, Marc; Laux, Eric
Like many retailers, Media Markt, Europe's largest retailer of consumer electronics, saw opportunities to boost revenue through online sales. But its first attempt to sell over the Internet led to clashes between its sales channels, and its online store eventually closed. Now, having acquired the Internet dispatcher, Redcoon, Media Markt is ready to try again. Will it fare better the second time around?