iLEADS Laboratory - University of Piraeus

Digital Transformation and Disruption

In today's fast-paced and ever-evolving landscape, the advent of digital technologies has ushered in a new era characterized by rapid digital transformation and disruptive innovation. To comprehensively understand and address the multifaceted dimensions of digital transformation and disruption, iLEADS Lab has been committed to conducting research projects that explore, analyze, and elucidate these phenomena.

Research Methodology

iLEADS Lab employs a multi-faceted research methodology to delve into the complexities of digital transformation and disruption. This methodology encompasses a mix of quantitative and qualitative research approaches, enabling us to investigate various aspects of this dynamic field.

  • Quantitative Research: Our quantitative research involves data collection through surveys and the analysis of structured datasets. This approach enables us to identify trends, patterns, and statistical relationships, providing valuable insights into the extent and impact of digital transformation within different industries.

  • Qualitative Research: Qualitative research, including case studies, interviews, and content analysis, allows us to explore the intricate nuances of disruptive innovations, organizational responses, and the cultural and human elements at play during digital transformations.

  • Literature Review: Extensive literature reviews are conducted to assimilate the existing knowledge and theoretical foundations in the field. This informs our research projects, ensuring that they are aligned with the latest academic discourse.

iLEADS Lab engages in a series of research initiatives aimed at comprehensively understanding and contributing to the discourse on digital transformation and disruption.

  • Industry-Specific Research: We focus on conducting research projects that are tailored to specific industries, such as healthcare, finance, and manufacturing. By examining the nuances of digital transformation within these sectors, we provide industry-specific recommendations and insights.

  • Innovation Ecosystems: Our research delves into the intricate web of innovation ecosystems, exploring how startups, incumbents, and governmental policies intersect to drive or inhibit digital transformation and disruptive innovation.

  • Impact Assessment: We assess the impact of digital transformation on various stakeholders, including employees, consumers, and society at large. This approach allows us to understand the broader implications of these transformations.



In summary, iLEADS Lab is committed to advancing knowledge and understanding in the realm of digital transformation and disruption. Our comprehensive research methodology enables us to explore the multifaceted dimensions of this field. Through our research initiatives, we seek to contribute valuable insights and recommendations that can inform decision-making in industries and organizations navigating the challenges and opportunities of the digital era.