Wed.Aug 15, 2018

Navigating From the Industrial Age to the Contextual Age

John Hagel

In the Industrial Age, scalable efficiency drove value creation. The bargain of the Industrial Age was that, if consumers wanted affordable products and services, we would have to settle for standardized products and services – one size fits all. You can have any color as long as it’s black. It’s a bargain that drove the growth of mass consumer societies in developed and developing economies.

User-experienced stories

Clark Quinn

Yesterday I wrote about examples as stories. And I received a comment that prompted some reflection. The comment suggested that scenarios were stories too. And I agree! They’re not examples, but they are stories. With a twist.

networked social capital

Harold Jarche

When FiveThirtyEight published the details of 3 million trolls and bots that were link to the Russian-based company Internet Research Agency, they were merely providing data. Two researchers initially compiled the data.