KIN is all about Digital Innovation. We are fascinated by the ways in which the use and development of digital innovations affect the way we work and organize.

We conduct research, organize consortia, provide executive education, and host masterclasses on a variety of topics such as data & analytics, creativity & design, innovation processes, crowdsourcing, and much more. Our mission is to make the world a better place in the digital era: we bring together academia and practice to truly understand the social and long-term consequences of digital innovations in organizations.

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At KIN, we study the development, use, implications and business value of digital innovations. This research is conducted by a multi-disciplinary group of researchers with academic backgrounds in business administration, sociology, communication science, anthropology, philosophy, engineering, industrial design, and computer science. Find out about some of our latest top-tier publications!

Executive Program

Digital transformation: we hear the term all the time and we all have to do something with it. But why? What is digital transformation exactly? What are some of the challenges and opportunities for organizations? How does digital innovation affect the ways in which we work and organize? What types of ethical dillema's and social consequences do we need to think about?
Interested to learn about Digital Innovation & and Organizational Transformation?

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open banking

Interactive workshops and masterclasses on digital innovation

In the Interactive Masterclass on Open Banking both dr. Markos Zachariadis and Professor Hans Berends will prepare you to take the lead in this transition towards open banking. We will go beyond the common industry knowledge and delve into the challenges around platform and innovation ecosystems origination and development to identify the issues as well as opportunities in this new banking paradigm. In addition, we will explore the strategic responses in this new competitive landscape.

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Latest news

News: Marleen Huysman speaking at the next edition of NRC Live

During the recent World Economic Forum, better known as Davos 2018, it became very clear that Artificial Intelligence (AI) will have such an impact on our future society that we […]

KINTalk: Re-framing Luxury for Millennials

June 15th, 2018, KINTalk Enthusiastic people, warm setting, and very interesting speakers, all the right ingredients for a great new edition of KINTalks. Martin Johnston (founder of Crafted Society; […]

NEWS: Website Digital Society Goes Live

The VSNU – the Dutch Collective of Collaborating Universities – developed the Digital Society Research Agenda. The agenda outlines several programmes that will guide academic research into the implications of […]

BLOG: The road towards Open Banking

On June 8th, the KIN Center for Digital Innovation will organize the Masterclass Open Banking. This Masterclass will offer insights into regulatory changes of PSD2, the emergence of new platform […]

Gezocht: Programmacoördinator

Gezocht: Programmacoördinator   Voor 0.8 – 1.0 fte Vacaturenummer 18153 VU onderdeel: Extern De Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) is een vooraanstaande, innovatieve en groeiende universiteit die midden in de samenleving staat […]

BLOG: Workshop Data-Driven Business Model Innovation

In the past years, data and analytics have become increasingly important on management agenda’s. With the increasing digitalization of work and organizing, it becomes vital to understand the (im)possibilities, chances, […]

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