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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Recap: Workshop Business Model Canvas

Samenwerken begint met samen denken Een brainstormsessie, opgezet om de waarde van het fysieke fieldlab van Techport optimaal te benutten. Daar draaide het vorige week om in de businessmodel canvas […]

Long read: How being ‘selfish’ serves the collective interest in the end

Author: Jochem Hummel The following white-paper is part of Jochem Hummel research on ‘Collaboration and innovation between heterogeneous actors’. Jochem will be defending his research on June 5th, 13:45, in […]

Visions on AI at The Next Web Conference 2019

Author: Elmira van den Broek What are visions of speakers and participants of the largest tech conference in the Netherlands on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and work? The KIN Center for […]

Who are the champions (part 2)

Author: Dennis van Kampen & Robbert Smet  Vond je onze eerste blog over het zorgecosysteem al een long read? Goed nieuws: we maken er een longer read van! In het […]

9-13 August 2019 Symposium: ‘Algorithms at Work: Tales from the Field of Artificial Intelligence’

We are proud to announce that between August 9-13, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, Anastasia Sergeeva and Marleen Huysman will be organizing a symposium on the topic: ‘Algorithms at Work: […]

KINTalk: Building towards circularity and digital innovation – April 5th

Author: Romano Audhoe KINTalks – de Architekten Cie.: ‘Digital innovations in architecture, towards a circular economy’ Architecture is like good music. It plays an important part in our daily lives, […]

5 June 2019 Symposium: “Collaboration and innovation between heterogeneous actors”

On the 5th of June, 2019 (Wednesday) there will be a symposium on collaboration and innovation between heterogeneous actors, organized by the Amsterdam Business Research Institute (ABRI), KIN Center of […]

Remote work is here to stay, we just need to learn how to embrace it

Author: David Passenier Widely available mobile technologies, and the services provided by Whatsapp or Skype allow many people to work anytime, anywhere. Remote, nomadic and distributed working provides clear opportunities: […]

5 April 2019 – KINTalk: Digital Innovation in Architecture: towards a circular economy

In our upcoming KINTalk on 05/04/2019 we invited Marten de Jong to talk about Digital Innovation in Architecture. Partner architect at the Amsterdam based firm de Architekten Cie, Marten de Jong […]

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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 innovation & 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 Transformation?

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Interactive workshops and masterclasses on digital innovation

We regularly organize interactive masterclasses on digital innovation topics. Some of our previous masterclasses were on Open Banking, Data Driven Business Model Innovation, and Creativity & Design for Innovation. Central to our approach is combining insights from our rich scientific studies with practical implications that help professionals and organizations to think further than the hypes.

Join us in our upcoming masterclasses on Platforms & Ecosystems, the changing role of the IT function, Crowdsourcing, and many more!