Free Online Course on Designing for Experimentation to Enhance Digital Business Innovation

Boston University is offering free online course on Designing for Experimentation to Enhance Digital Business Innovation. In this course, you will learn how to use Object and Service Oriented design principles and your development team to increase system flexibility so you can efficiently run experiments at the technical level and also refine business processes and models.

Students will learn how to drive business value through experimentation leveraging user feedback, team learning and modern object/service infrastructure. This course will start on January 10, 2018.

Course At A Glance 

Length: 6 weeks
Effort: 3-5 hours pw
Subject: Computer Science
Institution: Boston University and edx
Languages: English
Price: Free
Certificate Available: Yes, Add a Verified Certificate for $200
Session: Course Starts on January 10, 2018

Providers’ Details

Boston University’s impact extends far beyond our campus in the heart of Boston. Our students, faculty, and alumni travel around the globe to study, teach, and become immersed in the communities in which they live.

About This Course

The course, part of both the Digital Product Management and Digital Leadership MicroMasters programs, addresses both the digital (technical) and social (people) infrastructures and the essential interfaces between them. Managing these interfaces requires designing varying capacities to transfer, translate or transform the knowledge being used to develop experiments. This course focuses on two aspects of the social infrastructure:

  • The capacity of the technical infrastructure to engage user and identify their needs;
  • The ability to manage the interfaces between the development team and the technical infrastructure over time.

Why Take This Course?

In this course, you will learn how to use Object and Service Oriented design principles and your development team to increase system flexibility so you can efficiently run experiments at the technical level and also refine business processes and models.

Learning Outcomes

  • Core design principles in Object Oriented and Service Oriented design that increase modularity and flexibility
  • Design as an exercise in experimentation
  • Topics in instrumentation and analysis of such design experiments
  • How to manage projects in the presence of experimentation
  • Using an experimental capability to enhance the overall project/product life cycle
  • How to manage people (employees and users) to achieve faster experimental cycle time

Instructors

Paul R. Carlile

Paul is an Associate Professor of Management and Information Systems and the Senior Associate Dean for Innovation at Boston University Questrom School of Business.

Ben Lubin

Ben is an Assistant Professor in the Information Systems department of the Boston University Questrom School of Business.

Requirements

Experience with object-oriented programming, familiarity with the construction and use of APIs and basic design patterns

How To Join This Course

  • Go to the course website link
  • Create an edX account to SignUp
  • Choose “Register Now” to get started.
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