Archive for the ‘Engagement Organisations’ Category

The virtual silicon valley that is GrowVC

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010Some say, its the future of funding for entrepreneurs, and they just may be right. easy to understand presentation on a company that I am a great believer in GrowVC - V=venture, C=Community.In Communities Dominate Brands, we always said the ...

Selling in the networked economy @ Cambridge Network

Thursday, May 13th, 2010Last night I motorcycled over to Redgate Software on the Cambridge Business Park to speak at the Cambridge Network event, so thank you Matt from Cambridge Network for inviting me along, on Selling in the Networked Economy. Well, the official ...

Industrial slash and burn or the no straight lines of possibility?

Friday, March 26th, 2010In his article for The Observer – Tony Judt writes,Something is profoundly wrong with the way we live today. For 30 years we have made a virtue out of the pursuit of material self-interest: indeed, this very pursuit now constitutes ...

#nostraightlines @ sxsw

Thursday, March 18th, 2010Thank you to everyone that came along to my presentation @sxsw. Reviewing the twitter feeds #nostraightlines, the majority of the audience it seems felt I had made a real contribution to the event.Some people even said it was the best ...

So you wanna see the Rally Fighter @ sxsw

Friday, March 12th, 2010I think I am becoming slightly American. Once upon a time I would have flinched at the word "awesome" or "awesomeness". I have been called awesome myself - but that was many years ago when I gave a speech in ...

Musings on the common spirit of distrust

Friday, March 12th, 2010Taken from a post written in 2008,[caption id="attachment_5220" align="aligncenter" width="430" caption="http://www.flickr.com/photos/85593720@N00/2827812861"][/caption]Today we challenge the authority of our world, media, organisations and even governments via a whole set of activities that can be networked and grassroots. It is done via co-creation, ...

Silo busting the corporation

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010I met Jeff Saperstein last year, the first time at Reboot Britain Conference where I was presenting, and then shortly after in Cambridge.I was very interested in what he had to say, and so we stayed in touch. Recently Jeff ...

21st Century economics: No straight Lines

Saturday, March 6th, 2010Umar Haque is not a shy retiring wall flower and his recent post confirms that observation - but I don't disagree with his perspective either.And this is because in Technological Revolutions and Financial Capital Perez writes, about technologies cluster and ...

Coalition of the willing

Thursday, February 25th, 2010Coalition of The Willing’ is a film that discusses how we can use new internet technologies to leverage the powers of activists, experts, and ordinary citizens in collaborative ventures to combat climate change. Through analyses of swarm activity and social ...

Book review: monkeys with typewriters

Sunday, February 21st, 2010A year or so ago, I get a call from a lady called Jemima Gibbons who wanted to meet me to discuss how one went about writing a book - so we meet up in my favourite haunt at RIBA ...

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