Archive for the ‘Engagement Education’ Category

TEDx Sheffield: No Straight Lines

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011Thank you TEDx Sheffield for inviting me to kick off your event recently.No Straight Lines, argues that we have reached the nadir of the adaptive range of our industrialised world. Now faced with an unsustainable trilemma of social, organisational and ...

Education, technology, and craftsmanship

Thursday, September 1st, 2011John Naughton is I believe one of the UK's finest writers and thinkers on technology and its gravitational pull on media/culture/business and education.In his article about technology and education in last Sunday's Observer I smiled a wry smile, as Naughton ...

What should learning look like in the 21st Century?

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011From institutions to networks

Intersections 2011

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011It was a strange piece of sychronicity as I drove down to the Eden Project in Cornwall to speak at the Intersections Creative Business Summit as I was listening to a Radio4 programme about one of Cornwall's famous sons Peter ...

Critical enquiry

Thursday, February 24th, 2011Howard Rheingold provides and in-depth and eloquent lesson on how we need to engage in a world defined not by scarcity or information but abundance, in which we need to be able to determine for ourselves the validty, and quality ...

Communities Dominate Brands in the top best books for starts ups

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011When I read this I was quite chuffed - IN CDB Tomi and I went beyond the social media hype before it was hyped. The lesson is – when new communication tools are not only invented but ubiquitously adopted, they ...

Did the church see Gutenberg coming?

Thursday, February 17th, 2011Social Media or Social Business?Did the Church see Gutenberg coming? I asked this question recently at an event on innovation and disruption. Those of you that are fans of Blackadder, let me use the comedic twinning of Rowan Atkinson as ...

How do you design for commercial success in our non-linear world?

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010How do you prepare for and design business success in a non-linear world? I was invited to give a keynote on how companies are beginning to discover and design new pathways/model/processes that truly harness the potential of our networked and ...

The networked society red pill or the blue pill?

Friday, October 29th, 2010I am wondering if this simply represents the two ways how companies and organisations embrace the networked world?

The Futures Agency takes off

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010I am proud to be part of the Futures Agency today which launches officially today. Gerd writes,Today I am delighted to officially announce my new company, The Futures Agency (TFA). TFA is based in Basel, Switzerland and is currently comprised ...

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