Madrid, Spain

IE Business School

IE Business School is one of Europe’s top providers of management education and a laboratory for new entrepreneurial ventures. IE’s Information Systems and Technology Department (ISTD) is responsible of all technology-related courses and pursues research on the transformative use and impact of digital technologies in today’s world.

Faculty at ISTD teaches courses on Digital Innovation and Technology Management in the MBA and the Tech MBA programs, manages the concentration on Digital Business in the Master in Management, and supervises the major on Information Systems in the PhD in Management and the Doctorate in Business Administration.  Members of the Department have published in leading IS journals, including MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, European Journal of Information Systems, International Journal of Information Management, and Decision Support Systems, among others.

Research work within ISTD includes several research lines. One research line focuses on Digital Innovation, studying the interplay between organizational capabilities and digital innovation, value co-creation in digital platforms, and digital competences. A second line of research is Information Security and Privacy, investigating topics such as cybersecurity behaviour of Spanish households, hacker behaviour analysis, computational reputation applied to cybersecurity, and the interplay among trust management, security risks and compliance. Another line of research focuses on Business Intelligence, Analytics and Machine Learning; work in this line have concentrated on applying machine learning in key areas such as sustainability, Green IS, education and e-health. A final research line is Economy of Information Systems, focusing on IT outsourcing and Cloud Computing, organizational networks and the Sharing Economy, and valuation of digital innovations.

IE Business School is ERCIS member since 2019.

Research Topics

Digital Innovation; Information Security and Privacy; Digital Strategy; E- Learning; E-Health; E-government; Videogaming and gamification; Business Intelligence; Analytics and Machine Learning; Green IS and sustainability; Economy of IS; IT outsourcing

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