I am pleased to form part of a team, with computer science colleagues at UCL, Imperial and QMUL, who have been awarded a EPSRC programme grant for over £6 million to research the interfacing of digital systems. The overall research programme (titled Interface reasoning for interacting systems (IRIS)) aims to research the correct functioning of digital […]
Organisations need to innovate digital products and services faster than ever before. This requires new skills for digital innovation but gaining skills is challenging. Traditional university lectures and classes are excellent at providing the vital theoretical backgrounds; for example in platforms, business strategy, digital infrastructures, systems development approaches, cloud computing and agility, yet they are […]
Yesterday’s FT provides a fascinating article (available here) on the role algorithms may increasingly plan in price-rigging and collusion. While previously humans have colluded to fix prices, today’s algorithms which seek profit maximization may end up colluding in a way which is hard to detect and difficult to stop. Indeed a recent OECD report states: […]
Building Mobility-as-a-Service in Berlin: The rhythms of information infrastructure coordination for smart cities
Integrating digital systems to help city residents plan seamless journeys
Many elements of the needed information infrastructure don’t exist yet. Will Venters and Ayesha Khanna studied Berlin’s prototype.
A team of us at the LSE have just won £700k to look at the complex digital processes and infrastructures surrounding future medicine delivery. The following is taken from the press release (link below). “The world’s health sector has gone digital, with electronic prescriptions, digitised supply chains and personalised medicine the new buzz words. Earlier this […]