As you might have noticed, I took the summer off. Well, not quite off. More like away. I went to Scotland, and gave a talk at TEDGlobal on the topic of openness. I also finished a new book (my 2nd title) on the #SocialEra that Harvard Press releases next week. Yet, I also managed to More
Making whole pieces out of disparate parts of tech scene.
Four longtime Yahoo board members, including the chairman, are leaving the company. In this one move, Yahoo is trying to make a clean break from the past — signaling that they are primed to reboot. It’s a much-needed and long-overdue step on the path to shifting trajectories. The Pattern of Failing Organizations Larger organizations follow More
Last week, I had my very own ‘Sophie’s Choice’ moment, but not for children… but for books. TED (the conference) offers an onsite bookstore with handpicked titles. The Bookstore is run by a socially responsible business, BetterWorldBooks, which donates monies in the millions to literacy programs in the developing world. Like any bookstore in a More
I’ve been rather offline for most of January, and I thought you wouldn’t notice. But, a bunch of you – including people I barely know — have been dropping emails or near strangers stopping me at coffee shops, “What’s up?” and, “Why haven’t I written for Harvard lately”. Well it’s nice to be missed, and More
Give Up Me to be Accepted by You? I am friends with John Hagel in real life, and always appreciate that his FB feed is genuine. He does not use FB as a reposting of content from twitter ala Tim O’Reilly and other good folks. He uses it to have a forum to engage “the More
A good friend of mine, Terri Griffith, lives in these two divergent worlds: First, she’s an expert and enthusiast in the enterprise 2.0 / collaboration workspace. Second, she’s a professor (she has a Ph.D.), yet no one has ever called educational institutions the hotbed of collaboration… She’s got a new book coming out this week: More