Articles in Future
And as the pace of connectivity and access points (mobile, tablets, connected devices) increase so will the rate of change. In this environment the only ones who will thrive are those capable of rapid, continuous adaptation at an organizational level.
As we find ourselves tied to mobile devices, coordination will increasingly become the organizing principle that defines how we get work done; we will become a network of spontaneous gathering, loosely coordinated agents in constant contact.
Google will be the Bee Gees of 2010 Tech and the fearsome wrath of the news cycle is upon them. To quote those same mighty pop-smiths “Tragedy – when the feeling’s gone and you can’t go on – it’s tragedy.”
While we have been wringing our hands over the loss of newspapers this year, I fundamentally believe that journalism will come out OK… I can’t say the same for the prospects of remaining anonymous in civic life.
2009 was the year that everything received a “social” prefix; social media, social web, social business and so on. I wanted to ask John Hagel – co-chair of Deloitte’s Center for the Edge – for his take on the significance of the term and its importance for business.
John starts with a great quote, “in many respects we are going back to the future:” the Internet began as a social tool with early bulletin boards that connected small groups with shared interests (mainly academic researchers). Then the Worldwide Web came along
How long before we can scan any object and know more about its ingredients than the misleading label? How long before every in-store customer seamlessly moves online to the vast Internet marketplace to find the rock-bottom price and bargain with you?
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I recently began experimenting with a new web publishing service called Posterous. I love it. Here is why:
Posterous begins with …
Murphy Goode, a Sonoma County winery, set up a promotion that looks great on paper:
We want to hire a social media whiz (your title will be “Murphy-Goode Wine …
“We know what we do. We know why we do what we do. What we don’t know is what what we do does” – Michel Foucualt*
@lucatoledo reminded me that it is the 25th anniversary …
The ability to pay attention, focus and strategically disconnect will be a winning discipline of the next generation of business leaders.