About me:

Dr Will Venters is an Associate 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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  • DIIESL Seminar Series – Innovation in the interface economy – APIs, business value and ecosystems

    Please join us for the next seminar in the DIIESL Seminar Series to be held online on Thursday 28th May 2021, details below. DIIESL Seminar Series Innovation in the interface economy – APIs, business values and ecosystems Thursday 27th May 2021  3.00 – 5.00pm (GMT) This is an online seminar, please click to register Application Program Interfaces […]

  • DIIESL Seminar Series – Innovation in the interface economy – APIs, business value and ecosystems

    Please join us for the next seminar in the DIIESL Seminar Series to be held online on Thursday 28th May 2021, details below. DIIESL Seminar Series Innovation in the interface economy – APIs, business values and ecosystems Thursday 27th May 2021  3.00 – 5.00pm (GMT) This is an online seminar, please click to register Application Program Interfaces […]

  • LSE Sprint Week – in Covid times.

    On this last day of term I thought I would take a moment to reflect on the online teaching of “Innovating Organisational Information Technology” at the LSE with Carsten Sorensen and, in particular, the hugely popular LSE Sprint Week; a week long sprint following Jake Knapp’s influential sprint book which I organise and run. Usually […]

  • Recruiting: LSE Information Systems and Innovation Group – Associate and Assistant Professor levels.

    Fancy joining the LSE Information Systems and Innovation Group? We are recruiting an Associate Professor and Assistant Professor. Adverts below.

    Any questions about this then Susan Scott is the best first contact! 

    https://jobs.lse.ac.uk/Va…

  • E-Governments and Governing in the Digital Age: Diiesl.org Seminar next week.

    I am pleased to promote the following seminar (part of the Diiesl.org seminar series): Online Seminar – to register your attendance please click here Tuesday 24th November 2020 2.00 – 3:00-5.00pm (GMT) (note change of time!) Governments and international organizations have increasingly been adopting digital technologies in the provision of public services in the last decades. […]

  • iSChannel Journal 2020 – 15th year anniversary.

    I am proud that our MSc MISDI students have worked to publish our student-led academic journal the iSChannel this 15th anniversary year despite the COVID challenges. Below is the journal’s editorial. Take a look! https://ischannel.lse.ac.uk/19/volume/15/issue/1/ EDITORIAL – From the Associate Editor In its 15th year of publication, the iSChannel again focuses on social aspects of […]

  • The leadership challenges of homeworking.

    Our notion of work and the office have changed forever. Whilst a positive experience for some, research shows we shouldn’t discount the benefits of an office environment. Will Venters and Enrico Rossi explain. One lesson in leadership is not to make long-term decisions based on short-term experiences, while remaining ever mindful of world events. The […]

  • What automation can do for small businesses

    What does automation mean for small businesses? And what processes can they automate today using current technologies? Cloud computing provides small businesses with direct access to a huge range of automation solutions. But rather than automating their existing admin processes, small businesses may be better examining whether standardised processes already exist in the cloud through […]

  • The World Turned Upside Down … The future of digital innovation research post COVID-19

    To register (free) via eventbrite click here! 25th June from 1:00pm (BST – UK Summer time) until 5:30 pm (includes a 1hr break from around 2:30-3:30) As part of the The Digital Infrastructure, Innovation and Economy Series London (DIIESL.org) which I co-run I would like to announce a seminar on the 25th June 2020. In […]

  • Sprint Week – Launch with Jake Knapp

    It was fantastic to launch the annual “Sprint Week” I run, with Carsten Sorensen, as part of our MSc in Management, Information Systems and Digital Innovation . During the week our students follow Jake Knapp’s Sprint book (albeit with changes to use more complex modelling tools) to develop a solution for VISA. The week is supported […]