Innovation & Entrepreneurship Reading Group

The iSchool Innovation & Entrepreneurship Reading Group aims to disseminate and advance knowledge of innovation and entrepreneurship.  In Spring 2015, we meet on Mondays, 2-3 pm in Hornbake 2116 to discuss classic and new articles on key issues in innovation and entrepreneurship, in conjunction with INST 621: Managing Digital Innovations in Organizations. All members of the iSchool community and beyond are welcome to attend any session listed in the schedule below. This group is sponsored by the Center for the Advanced Study of Communities and Information (CASCI) and led by Dr. Ping Wang.

Session 1: January 26, 2015
Disruptive Innovation Is Disrupted

Session 2: February 2, 2015
IT and Innovation

Session 3: February 9, 2015
How Innovations Spread

Session 4: February 16, 2015
Digital Innovations in Public Sector

Session 5: February 23, 2015
Cycles of Innovation

  • Anderson, P. and Tushman, M. L. “Managing Through Cycles of Technological Change,” Research Technology Management (34:3), 1991, pp. 26-31.

Session 6: March 2, 2015
Open Innovation

Session 7: March 9, 2015
Entrepreneurship and Intrapreneurship

Session 8: March 23, 2015
Social Innovation and Social Media

Session 9: March 30, 2015
Innovating Mindfully (or Mindlessly)

Session 10: April 6, 2015
Innovating with Big Data

Session 11: April 13, 2015
Path-Dependent Innovation

  • Gould, S. J. “The Panda’s Thumb of Technology,” Natural History (96:1), 1987, pp. 14-23.

Session 12: April 20, 2015
Sticky Ideas

Session 13: April 27, 2015
Implementing Innovation

Session 14: May 4, 2015
Waves of Innovations

Session 15: May 11, 2015
Project Presentations by Students in INST621