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About me:

Dr Will Venters is an Assistant Professor in Information Systems and Digital Innovation within the Department of Management at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). He speaks regularly at practitioner conferences on various digital business issues, particularly around Digital Ecosystems, Digital Innovation and Cloud Computing; has briefed  European government policy makers and… Read more »

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Teaching this year

Within the LSE I teach two courses: MG201: Core Disciplines II: Marketing, Human Resources management and Information Systems This is an undergraduate core course for BSc management students. I am the course director for this course and developed its innovative group-project. IS471: Innovating Organisational Information Technology This is a core MSc course for the MSc Management… Read more »

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“Be careful you don’t throw out the IT baby with the cloud-bathwater”

Last week Royal Bank of Scotland was fined £56m by the Financial Conduct Authority for its 2012 software challenges that deprived millions of customers of banking services[1].  In a quote, FCA director Tracey McDermott said[2]: “The problems arose due to failures at many levels within the RBS Group to identify and manage the risks which […]