Theodoros Evgeniou

Professor of Decision Sciences and Technology Management
The case study follows E.ON, the German energy utility, on its ‘data’ journey and explores the challenges and lessons encountered while integrating artificial intelligence (AI) into its operations as it prepares for the global ‘energy transition’.

Published 23 Jun 2020

Reference 6595

Topic Leadership & Organisations

Region Europe

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Preferred Networks, Inc. (PFN), a start-up specialized in deep learning technologies, a branch of artificial intelligence (AI) research, differentiated itself early on by aligning with Japan’s manufacturing might and bringing deep learning to the internet of things (IoT).

Published 30 Sep 2019

Reference 6477

Topic Strategy

Industry Computer Software

Region Asia

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The case describes the near-collapse of a commodities market in 1979, as two investors, the Hunt brothers, tried to corner the silver market. It discusses how key players in the financial markets dealt with the potential crisis and the risks involved.

Published 24 Jun 2013

Reference 5994

Topic Economics & Finance

Industry Capital Markets

Region North America

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An insurance company must select a reinsurance offer from a number of available ones. To this purpose, an assessment of the pros and cons of each offer needs to be done. Simulation models must be developed for this assessment, and non-quantitative issues need to be sorted out.

Published 25 May 2010

Reference 5663

Topic Economics & Finance

Industry Insurance

Region Global

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In 2001 Veropoulos Spar, a 770 million Euro retailer in Greece and the Balkan region, intiated the implementation of a new Internet enabled collaborative ordering IT system with 3 suppliers: P&G, Unilever, and Elgeka. Two years later the project failed and had to stop. The CEO is now evaluating a new proposal for re-starting the initiative.

Published 03 Jan 2006

Reference 5306

Topic Operations

Industry Retail Internet E-Commerce

Region Europe

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In 2001 Veropoulos Spar, a 770 million Euro retailer in Greece and the Balkan region, intiated the implementation of a new Internet enabled collaborative ordering IT system with 3 suppliers: P&G, Unilever, and Elgeka. Two years later the project failed and had to stop. The CEO is now evaluating a new proposal for re-starting the initiative.

Published 09 Jan 2005

Reference 5306

Topic Operations

Industry Retail

Region Europe

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The case recounts the transformation of the IT strategy of Unisys from the arrival of the new Chairman and CEO as well as the new CIO in 1997 till 2004. It discusses how the IT governance has evolved and how IT investment decisions – from very large ones to smaller ones – were taken through these years in order to transform the IT of Unisys.

Published 10 Jan 2004

Reference 5232

Topic Operations

Industry Information Technology and Services

Region North America

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CCC has recently finished an implementation of finance and HR IT, and is now working on two IT fronts: a) more back office IT implementations, such as payroll; b) a shift of focus to the citizen-facing IT for e-government in collaboration with other government organizations in the county. What lessons can CCC draw from its past experience?

Published 01 Jan 2004

Reference 5175

Topic Operations

Industry Government Administration Information Technology and Services

Region Europe

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CCC has recently finished an implementation of finance and HR IT, and is now working on two IT fronts: a) more back office IT implementations, such as payroll; b) a shift of focus to the citizen-facing IT for e-government in collaboration with other government organizations in the county. What lessons can CCC draw from its past experience?

Published 01 Jan 2004

Reference 5175

Topic Operations

Industry Government Administration Information Technology and Services

Region Europe

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The case discusses how Terra Lycos is reshaping itself during the economic slowdown by diversifying its revenue stream and attempting to start selling products once offered for free. As a portal, Terra Lycos' products were, by nature, mainly information based. Can Terra Lycos succeed in transforming its products from free to pay?

Published 01 May 2003

Reference 5108

Topic Operations

Industry E-Commerce

Region Global

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Decision Processes