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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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From Social Media to Social Business: The Missing ‘Social’ Link

I am often puzzled by the way organizations and agencies tackle social media, as if conversational marketing and Enterprise 2.0 were living in separate worlds, addressing totally different issues, pursuing irreconcilable goals. Do they? Of course, when considering the ‘media’ … Continue reading

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