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The Future of Networks Depends on Technology. Or not.

The turn of the year is traditionally a period of intense prediction making, and I cannot go wrong today while predicting that the future will be networked. But which future? If we can expect technology to bring us faster, smaller, … Continue reading

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Return of Venn – Looking at the Future of Business

My last post sparked a few amazing comments. Looking back to the little exercise I attempted – representing organizational structure as Venn diagrams – I realize that my view was a bit enterprise-centric. “Customer”, as a concept, is quite reductive … Continue reading

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The Stopcock and the New Economy

For once, I would like to tell you a little story. When, my wife and me, we arrived the other day at our country house, we found a little letter from our water supply company in the letterbox. It merely … Continue reading

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Organizational Redefinition and the Pocket Calculator

History, we know, is apt to repeat itself, and to foist very old incidents upon us with only a slight change of costume. George Eliot New technology is often disruptive, and social technologies make no exception. Today, quite everyone agrees … Continue reading

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In a networked knowledge economy, co-creation is co-evolution

Our world is changing, so is the way we are thinking about it. The rise of online networks has not only modified our possibilities to connect and exchange knowledge with other people, but also has it given anyone with internet … Continue reading

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