Business and Information Technologies

 

A network of research institutions studying the impacts of new and online information and communication technologies

Business and Information Technologies (BIT) is a network of research institutions studying the impacts of new and online information and communication technologies on business practices in various countries. It is led by researchers at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. The study is following changes that are occuring in firms and industry sectors over an extended time horizon. The project was started in 2002 and presentl has 14 partners in 14 countries. The BIT network holds global conferences, and has published four research volumes. 

Research by network partners includes three major components:

Questionnaire-based surveys targeted at senior information systems managers of organizational units (from private and public sectors).The survey addresses business practices, the evolving workplace, changing organizational forms and technology adoption.Studies of economic trends, including GNP and labor to track national shifts towards information intensive industry sectors. Such studies have been conducted in Chile, Italy, S. Korea and the US.

Studies of information intensive sectors, including case studies, surveys and analytical models of competition. These studies have addressed sectors such as entertainment, retailing, financial services, and healthcare to examine technology driven change in the sector, to look at specific technologies (e.g. RFID) or specific business issues (business continuity).

Global Partners

 

UCLA Anderson School of Management, USA Uday Karmarkar, LA Times Professor of Technology and Strategy; Director - BIT, UCLA Anderson School of Management Vandana Mangal, Executive Director - Easton Tech Leadership; Research Director - BIT, UCLA Anderson School of Management Uday Apte, Professor of Operations Management, Naval Postgraduate School Hiranya Nath, Professor of Economics, Sam Houston State University .

IAE - Universidad Austral, Argentina Lucio Traverso, Professor, Director of Information &Technology, IAE - Universidad Austral Ariel Gulisano, Professor, System Department Marcelo Pancotto, Professor, Operation & Technology

Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile Sergio Godoy, Professor, Pontficia Universidad Catolica de Chile

Centro de Investigacion de las Telecomunicaciones (CINTEL) , Colombia Peter Romero, Project Manager, CINTEL

Innovation Institute, Croatia Morana Fudurić, MA, Director, Innovation Institute

IIT Bombay, Indian School of Business and GDW Foundation, India Atanu Ghosh, Associate Professor, IIT Bombay

SDA Bocconi and Politecnico di Torino, Italy Andreina Mandelli, Professor, SDA Bocconi Emilio Paolucci, Professor, Politecnico di Torino Paolo Neirotti, Assistant Professor, Politecnico di Torino

Korea University/Korea University Business School, Korea Kwang-tae Park, Professor, Korea University Hosun Rhim, Associate Professor, Korea University

University of Malaya, Malaysia Ainin Sulaiman, Professor, Dean, Faculty of Business and Accountancy Noor Akma Salleh, Senior Lecturer, Operation and Management Information System Tengku Mohamed Faziharudean, Senior Lecturer, Operation and Management Information System Syamsul Bahari, Senior Lecturer, Operation and Management Information System

University of Auckland, New Zealand Ananth Srinivasan, Professor, University of Auckland Business School

Instituto Superior de Ciencias do Trabalho e da Empresa (ISCTE), Portugal Gustavo Cardoso, Professor, ISCTE

University of Navarra/IESE Business School, Spain Josep Valor Sabatier, Professor, University of Navarra Sandra Sieber, Professor, University of Navarra

University of Lugano, Switzerland Andreina Mandelli, Professor, University of Lugano

National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan T.P. Liang, Professor, Department of Information Management, National Sun Yat-sen University Ya-Ching Lee, Assistant Professor, National Sun Yat-sen University

Events

 

BIT Conferences

2015 Conference

2014 BIT Conference at University of Auckland, New Zealand March 27-28, 2014

2013 BIT Conference at University of Lugano, Switzerland - July 4-5, 2013

2012 BIT Conference at National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan - June 14-15, 2012

2011 BIT Conference at University of California Los Angeles, USA - July 29-30, 2011

2010 BIT Conference - January 2010

2008 BIT conference at IESE Business School, Barcelona - June 12-13, 2008

2007 BIT Conference

2006 BIT Conference - June 2006

2005 BIT Conference - July 2005

CIO Impact Forums

Seventh Annual CIO Forum - February 2010

Sixth Annual CIO Forum - February 2009

Fifth Annual CIO Forum - February 2008

Fourth Annual CIO Impacts Conference - February 2007

Third Annual CIO Impacts Conference - February 2006

Second Annual CIO Impacts Conference - March 2005

First Annual CIO Impacts Conference - February 2004

People

 

Uday S. Karmarkar

LA Times Professor of Technology and Strategy

uday.karmarkar@anderson.ucla.edu

For more info: Biography | Projects

Vandana Mangal, PhD

Research Director

vmangal@anderson.ucla.edu

For more info: Biography

Darina Genina

Operations Coordinator

darina.genina@anderson.ucla.edu

Jaymie J. Park

Team Member

Contact Us

 

110 Westwood Plaza Suite D214

Los Angeles, CA 90095

Phone: (310) 794-7092

BIT@anderson.ucla.edu