Faculty is considered a key if not the most important strategic resource of a business school (or any academic institution for that matter). At the same time, business schools suffer from a very fragmented understanding of their faculty’s competencies, track record and performance. While Gartner has ranked Faculty Information Systems (FIS) in the Top 10 of strategic technologies impacting higher education in 2020, the reality is still characterized by reckless casualness and nonchalance re. how academic institutions are dealing with this topic. In this article in MBA International Business, Founding Partners Ulrich Hommel and Benjamin Stévenin, together with Martin Böhm and Wilfred Mijnhardt, argue that business schools need to finally recognize the role of FIS as a lever for strategic development. Access the article here.