What is crowd sourcing? That’s a question I get many times as an Author of the Best Selling Business Book – We Are Smarter than Me – which was written by 4,500 strangers and myself and Jon Spector. My answer. When a group of people come together to solve a problem using today’s social, mobile and cloud technologies.Read More →
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Here are two facts that might seem unrelated: 1) Most Americans now have a Facebook profile or use a Smart Phone (probably Apple or Android); and 2) Over the past two years, one of the most pressing problems in the country has been the debate over the future of healthcare.
What if I told you leveraging the first will help us fix the second? Read on for the solution.
While the financial markets continue to soar higher (they are now at almost the same level they were before the great recession of 2008), unemployment seems to be stuck at or above 8%. At the same time, the technology market appears to be reliving the booming years of the Internet of a decade ago – only this time with real revenues, cash flows, and earnings. More importantly two …Read More →
Independent directors have long understood the importance of risk mitigation. Further, the best have exercised their fiduciary duties with great care through audit and compensation committees. However, the social, mobile and cloud technology revolutions are changing all that.
These new technologies have created new risks that corporate directors must understand if they intend to insure the future viability of their organizations.
With more than 1 billion customers using social media; with 2 billion employees, investors and partners carrying mobile devices; and with cloud technologies making headway in all enterprises, these technologies are about real business risks and opportunities.
In short, together, these technologies enable your customers to share their views of your organization’s products and services; your employees to comment on your culture and leadership; and your investors to communicate about your top and bottom line results.
Now I know …Read More →
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Did you ever wonder why open really matters?
Just think about the question for a moment. Have you been in a relationship where your partner is emotionally closed to your needs? Or have your worked for someone that has to have it his way? Do you b…Read More →
Over the holidays, I had a chance to reflect on how Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook and Julian Assange’s WikiLeaks potentially impacts every organization, government and individual. It’s clear that the takeaway from this is that everything is “Going Open”…Read More →