Archive for the ‘Strategy’ Category

What’s next for business?

Thursday, February 21st, 2013We have created a 1 day session and shorter briefings for companies and organisations that are interested in exploring what next might look like for them.You are short on time, curious, exploring new possibilities about What Next for Business looks ...

Design and manufacturing in a non-linear world

Saturday, February 11th, 2012A story about how we design and manufacture in a non-linear world, using agile software development, modular design, and rapid prototyping, the WikiSpeed car development team, developing a 100 MGP car for the Automotive X-Prize, has achieved an extraordinary compression ...

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 ...

The success and failure of startups

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011In my forthcoming project No Straight Lines I argue that we have reached the nadir of the adaptive range of an industrialised world, in fact we are now faced with a trilemma of social, organisational and economic complexity, tensions and ...

Grow venture community democratising start-up funding

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011Today GrowVC (for whom I work as Head of Vision), announces some interesting developments to their platform.These are:New visual outlook and improved usability It is free to create and publish investor and start-up profile Members can invest 100% of the micro-investment membership ...

Assets & Access in the intention economy

Friday, June 17th, 2011My keynote that I gave at the Mobile Marketing Association conference this morning. Thank you Michael and Rebecca for [1] inviting me [2] looking after me so well.The presentation dealt with this idea: That mobile communications does not have to ...

Dynamics of dense crowds

Monday, May 2nd, 2011Interesting article in The Economist on how crowds self organise -Existing models of crowd behaviour  treat moving masses of humanity as though they were fluids. This works, up to a point. But it often fails to predict the changes that ...

The democratisation of financial capital

Friday, April 22nd, 2011FaultlinesWhich business, which industry, which NGO or political organization, democratic or otherwise has not been touched by the impact of our most recent communications revolution? In a breath it seems, businesses defined by their socialness, community, and peer to peer ...

Creating a culture of innovation in Europe

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011This week is an event hosted in Athens (YES Execom) which brings entrepreneurs together from around Europe to discuss how innovation and entrepreneurship is going to play a key role in how Europe progress's from our current crisis, exacerbated by ...

The rise and fall of information empires

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011In his review of Tim Wu's recent book, The Master Switch John Naughton asks at the outset, "At the heart of this fascinating book is one of the central questions of our age – rendered more urgent by recent events ...

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