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What's your digital business model?

A unique opportunity to hear from MIT.

  • BT Centre, London
  • 17 Sep 2018
  • 17:00 - 19:30 GMT


Join us for a unique 'one off' event that we are hosting on behalf of MIT to celebrate the launch of their new book WHAT'S YOUR DIGITAL BUSINESS MODEL? Six Questions to Help You Build the Next-Generation Enterprise taking place on Monday 17 September from 5pm to 7:30pm at BT Centre, London.

Your relationship with your customers depends on creating new digital ways for them to interact with your company and this is your chance to hear first-hand from co-author Peter Weill, Chairman & Senior Research Scientist, MIT CISR (Center for Information Systems Research) about how you can become more competitive in the digital era.

During this rare opportunity where we are privileged to have Peter is visiting from the US, you will get to explore way a simple but powerful framework to help you think about your competitive environment, enabling you to better understand where you are in your digital journey, where you have to get to, and which best practices will get you there.  You will also hear fascinating insights from the book, based on a number of self-assessments, motivating examples, and sharp financial analyses of where profits are made.

There will also be an opportunity to ask questions and network with Peter, as well as meet BT executives and business leaders from other global organisations over drinks and canapes.

BT is a proud patron and sponsor of MIT CISR with an active partnership spanning the last 30 years, and we are very excited to offer this fantastic opportunity to you.


17 September 2018

  • 17:00    Guests arrive
  • 17:20    Guests move to BT Centre Auditorium
  • 17:30    Welcome address and introductions: Bas Burger, CEO Global Services, BT
  • 17:35    Keynote: Peter Weill, Chairman & Senior Research Scientist, MIT CISR
  • 18:15    Q&A session
  • 18:30    Guests move to the foyer for networking drinks and canapes
  • 19:30    End of the event


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Peter Weill, Chairman, Center for Information Systems Research (MIT CISR) & Senior Research Scientist at the MIT Sloan School of Management

Peter WeillPeter is the Chairman of MIT CISR which studies and works with companies on how to transform for success in the digital era. MIT CISR has approximately 100 company members globally who use, debate, support and participate in the research. Peter's work centers on the role, value, and governance of digitization in enterprises and their ecosystems. Peter's current research projects include studying modular producers and why your company should care about them; how and why your enterprise should partner for a successful ecosystem; how to manage organizational explosions during your transformation; becoming digitally savvy; and determining the digital imperatives Executive Committees and Boards need in leading their companies to be top performers in a digital economy. In 2017 Sloan Management Review (SMR) published his coauthored paper "Surviving in an Increasingly Digital Ecosystem", which followed his influential 2015 SMR paper "Thriving in an Increasingly Digital Ecosystem." Most recently, Harvard Business School Press released his new coauthored book "What's Your Digital Business Model? Six questions to help you build the next-generation enterprise" in May 2018.

His award-winning books include IT Savvy: What Top Executives Must Know to Go from Pain to Gain (CIO Insight's #1 must-read). Peter's writings have appeared in the Harvard Business Review, MIT Sloan Management Review and The Wall Street Journal. In 2008, Ziff Davis recognized Peter as #24 of "The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT" and the highest ranked academic.

Peter has worked on digitization issues with the Executive Committees and Boards of more than 40 companies globally. He conducts workshops for key conferences, including for Microsoft/Bill Gates' CEO Summit and SAP's CEO


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