CODE - Conference on Digital Economy
The Srini Raju Centre for Information Technology and the Networked Economy (SRITNE), Indian School of Business (ISB), hosted the eleventh edition of Conference on the Digital Economy (CODE) on December 21 - 23, 2017 at Neemrana Fort-Palace, Rajasthan, India. SRITNE also hosted the WITS (Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems - a global academic conference for information systems) Feeder Workshop on December 21, 2017, having Technology-enabled Socioeconomic Transformations as its theme.

The Conference on the Digital Economy (CODE) was held at the Neemrana Fort Palace on December 22-23, 2017. Leading scholars from universities worldwide presented their research on diverse topics such as digital platforms and ecosystems, digital marketing, analytics, digital innovation and entrepreneurship, and technology sourcing and partnerships.



Conference on the Digital Economy - Day 1 (Friday, December 22, 2017)

09:30 amWelcome Note & Opening Remarks - Prof. Deepa Mani, ISB.
09:45-10:45 amDigital Platforms & Ecosystems.
Platform Preannouncement Strategies: The Strategic Role of In-formation in Two-Sided Markets Competition
  - Ram Chellappa and Rajiv Mukherjee.
A Model of Online Trading Platforms: Provisioning Trust for Transactions versus Enabling Discoveries-  Karthik Kannan, Rajib Saha and Warut Khern-Am-Nuai.
10:45 - 11:00 amCoffee Break
11:00 - 12:00 noonEffects of posted price channel on multi-channel Sequential Dutch auction system
May Truong, Alok Gupta, Wolfgang Ketter, Eric van Heck.
Modeling Authentication in Online Matching Platforms -   Amit Basu, Sree Bhaskaran and Rajiv Mukherjee.
12:00 - 01:30 pmStrategies for the Digital Economy
The Dynamics of Product–Market Choices in the Technology Sector
 - Ashish Galande and Sudhir Voleti.
Versioning: A Tool for Information Dissemination - Atanu Lahiri and Debabrata Dey
Split-door Criterion: Finding natural experiments in digital systems - Amit Sharma, Jake Hofman and Duncan Watts
01:30 - 02:30 pmLunch
02:30 - 04:00 pmIT Outsourcing
No Really, Why Do Firms Outsource?
 - Shivom Aggarwal, Kiron Ravindran, Gautam Ray
Performance Impact of Outsourcing Portfolio Confi guration and Business Strategy - Sukruth Suresh and Ravichandran T
Bringing the Rival Firms in IT Outsourcing Calculus: An Empirical Study of Knowledge Leakage from (to) a Focal Firm to (from) a Rival Firm by a Common Vendor - Rajiv Kishore, Akie Iriyama and Laxmi Gunupudi
04:00 - 04:15 pmClosing Remarks by Prof. Ram Gopal, University of Connecticut
04:15 - 04:30 pmCoffee break.
06:00 pm OnwardsCultural Performance, Drinks & Dinner.

Conference on the Digital Economy - Day 2 (Saturday, December 23, 2017)

08:30 amOpening Remarks - Prof. Ram Gopal, UConn School of Business.
08:45-10:15 amCrowds, Contests and Communities.
Sponsored Crowdsourcing Contests
  - Jiahui Mo, Jianqing Chen and Sumit Sarkar.
The Impact Of Digital Collaboration On Consumer Behavior: A Study of Select E-tailors in Delhi - NCR region- Ashish Chandra, Isha Chugh and Rishabh Gupta.
Launch on a High Note: How Prefunding Affects Crowdfunding Outcomes - Aravinda Garimella and Weijia You
10:15 - 10:30 amCoffee Break
10:30 - 11:30 amMobile & Social Media Collaborations
Leaders and Lemmings on Twitter: Examining the Role of Textual Content in Gaining Infl uence
  - Nishtha Langer, William Obenauer, Sung Kim and Sandeep Khurana.
Mobile App Ecosystem: Social Features and Performance - Aditya Karanam, Ashish Agarwal and Anitesh Barua
11:30 - 12:30 pmIntegration & Investments with IT
Vertical Integration with Access Products by Advertising Based Platforms
  - Siddhartha Sharma and Amit Mehra.
IT versus non-IT Firms 1950-2015: Determinants of Revenue Slowdown and the Role of Investments in Intangibles - Terence Saldanha, Raveesh Mayya and Sunil Mithas
12:30 - 12:45 pmClosing Remarks by Prof. Ram Gopal, University of Connecticut
12:45 - 02:00 pmLunch