Publications

Dr. Kursh focuses his research primarily on topics related to computer software, telecommunications, the Internet and linkages between technology and business management. He has authored articles that have been published in academic and practitioner journals. He also serves as a reviewer for several publications and is an active participant at academic and professional society meetings.

Some of his academic research and professional activities include:

  • “Mobile Devices, Marketing, and Content Management Systems.”  Cutter Data Insight & Social BI, Executive Update, May, 2012.
  • “Social Media and Unified Communications:  Turning Cost Centers to Profit Opportunities in the Enterprise.”  Cutter Data Insight & Social BI, Executive Update, December, 2011.
  • “Mobile Opportunities and Strategic Challenges:  Choosing an OS.” Cutter Business-IT Advisory Service Executive Update, May, 2011.
  • “The Server Consolidation Case.” Journal of Academy of Business Education,  12, 170-188, (with Marc Meyer and Krishna Valluru).
  • “Developing and Using A Financial Model for Virtualization Technology Investments: Part II.” Cutter Business-IT Advisory Service Executive Report, September 2008 (with Pratike Patel).
  • “Developing and Using A Financial Model for Virtualization Technology Investments: Part I.” Cutter Business-IT Advisory Service Executive Report, September 2008 (with Pratike Patel).
  • “The Use of Real Options and Monte Carlo Simulations In the Analysis of IT Investments.” Paper accepted for presentation at the IEEE Equity 2007 Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Reviewer, Handbook of Computer Networks, (John Wiley & Sons, New Jersey), 2007.
  • “Mercedes-Benz: Investing in IT Infrastructure.” Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, Harvard Business School Publishing, Boston, MA, 2006 (with Michael Hoch).
  • “Implications of Streaming Media: A Technical Note.” Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, Harvard Business School Publishing, Boston, MA, 2006 (with Michael Hoch).
  • “Managing Your Software Journey: Using Earned Value and Other Metrics.” Cutter Consortium Executive Report, August, 2006.
  • “Note on Valuing Computer Software and Computer Software Companies.” Journal of Financial Education, Fall, 2005.
  • Minding the Corporate Checkbook: A Manager’s Guide for Executing Successful Business Investments, March, 2004, (Financial Times Prentice-Hall, New York), (with James Donovan).