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The New Middle Ages

The firm is born from the principle of pooling means of production, of giving the possibility to give access to resources unavailable to single individuals. According to Jeremy Rifkin, the reduction in production costs caused by the digital revolution is … Continue reading

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Design Thinking, or Design Faking?

Design thinking is all over the place. Every large organization claims to use it in a way or another to spur innovation, and every place dedicated to hold seminars comes fully loaded with white boards and sticky notes. A quick … Continue reading

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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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My Social Business Predictions for 2003 (not a typo) – Part 1

I know, we are now in 2013, and announcing anything for a past date falls short from being a prediction. But as we are struggling to help organizations transform to adapt to uncertainty, I often find myself thinking that we … Continue reading

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Innovation, Complexity and Social Business – Part 2

Reconciling Organizational Improvement and Reinvention Through Social Business Design This post is the second of a two-parts article on innovation and social business co-written with Ralph-Christian Ohr (@ralph_ohr). A striking change of focus in the social business arena occurred during … Continue reading

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