Aneesh studies technological innovation in firms. His research aims to understand how firms filter through various alternatives before choosing to commit resources and capabilities towards an opportunity. He argues that firm performance is not just a matter of availability of resources and capabilities, but it is also influenced by decision makers’ allocation of these resources towards various tasks based on how their attention is focused on some opportunities more than others.
Before joining Cass, Aneesh worked for a number of years with leading firms in the software industry. He has widely consulted and lectured at various industry and academic forums on innovation management, Software as a Service (SaaS), distributed product development, outsourcing and offshoring strategies and business environment in India.
Key words: Software industry, diffusion of technology, firm capabilities, technological innovation, product development