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Policies for Shared Innovation and Local Development

For some time now I’ve been making assumptions about what policies and changes the public administration should adopt in order to promote local development and long-term innovation. Despite these reflections are inevitably linked to the Italian scene, I think they might be generally helpful. These practices are also already being tested in some contexts (both nationally and internationally wide) with relevant results.

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Policies for Shared Innovation and Local Development

For some time now I’ve been making assumptions about what policies and changes the public administration should adopt in order to promote local development and long-term innovation. Despite these reflections are inevitably linked to the Italian scene, I think they might be generally helpful. These practices are also already being tested in some contexts (both nationally and internationally wide) with relevant results.

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Fueling Long Term G-Local Innovation

On Tuesday the 23rd of October, I had the honor and pleasure to speak on the subject of gLocality and innovation at the Udine’s DITEDI (District of Digital Technologies). During my speech, I first introduced the correlation between the digitization of the economy, democratization, cooperation and resilience (in a context of access to resources that will become increasingly problematic in the future) and then moved on to the topic of company transformation.

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Fueling Long Term G-Local Innovation

On Tuesday the 23rd of October, I had the honor and pleasure to speak on the subject of gLocality and innovation at the Udine’s DITEDI (District of Digital Technologies). During my speech, I first introduced the correlation between the digitization of the economy, democratization, cooperation and resilience (in a context of access to resources that will become increasingly problematic in the future) and then moved on to the topic of company transformation.

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The Era of the Lean Corporation

A more accessible market, coupled with new reasons behind entrepreneurship and a new Hacker ethics in management could seriously succeed in transforming the corporate.

Only a company that embraces the waste not, and kai-zen (change for the better) and knows how to develop shared innovation contexts and participatory processes – rather than being monolithic – could assume a changemaking role.

The fourth era of innovation (or fifth perhaps), will be a matter of methods and contexts, efficiency and cooperation.

The corporate that will be thriving in this era will be different in shape and strategy, from the one of today which is too busy designing new complexities to start thinking about the future.

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The Era of the Lean Corporation

A more accessible market, coupled with new reasons behind entrepreneurship and a new Hacker ethics in management could seriously succeed in transforming the corporate.

Only a company that embraces the waste not, and kai-zen (change for the better) and knows how to develop shared innovation contexts and participatory processes – rather than being monolithic – could assume a changemaking role.

The fourth era of innovation (or fifth perhaps), will be a matter of methods and contexts, efficiency and cooperation.

The corporate that will be thriving in this era will be different in shape and strategy, from the one of today which is too busy designing new complexities to start thinking about the future.

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Interviewing John Robb: how to build your DIY bright Future while the Big Reset is coming.

John Robb is a former American military, counter-terrorism expert and a writer, blogger and entrepreneur. John is considered by many “futurists’ futurist” and his theories talk about a future world fated to radical and somehow traumatic changes.

Among financial crash, cyberwarfare and guerrillas democratization, according to John we going to face a rising global instability and the best way to face it is to become resilient and learn how to create our new stability thanks to interactions with our very same communities, the ability to generate wealth locally, even inside your own homes.

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Interviewing John Robb: how to build your DIY bright Future while the Big Reset is coming.

John Robb is a former American military, counter-terrorism expert and a writer, blogger and entrepreneur. John is considered by many “futurists’ futurist” and his theories talk about a future world fated to radical and somehow traumatic changes.

Among financial crash, cyberwarfare and guerrillas democratization, according to John we going to face a rising global instability and the best way to face it is to become resilient and learn how to create our new stability thanks to interactions with our very same communities, the ability to generate wealth locally, even inside your own homes.

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The Revolution at Hand

The Revolution at hand— The fundamental moment in which design becomes a political tool has arrived. Whatever we choose to call it — P2P culture, peer production movement, open-P2P-design — will we be able to find new meaning cooperatively? Will we be able to participate with conviction in the revolution that is at hand?

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The Revolution at Hand

The Revolution at hand— The fundamental moment in which design becomes a political tool has arrived. Whatever we choose to call it — P2P culture, peer production movement, open-P2P-design — will we be able to find new meaning cooperatively? Will we be able to participate with conviction in the revolution that is at hand?

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How to make your Company and Products thrive in an Age of Cooperation

As a reader who regularly follows the blog knows, in my latest piece I introduced some new concepts about the theory of niches and, in particular, I focused on showing how communities finally won a productive and inspirative role into the new cooperative product cycle that is gradually establishing. This piece, instead, is mostly about how businesses can thrive by collaborating with communities: means, perspectives, “places” and phases.

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How to make your Company and Products thrive in an Age of Cooperation

As a reader who regularly follows the blog knows, in my latest piece I introduced some new concepts about the theory of niches and, in particular, I focused on showing how communities finally won a productive and inspirative role into the new cooperative product cycle that is gradually establishing. This piece, instead, is mostly about how businesses can thrive by collaborating with communities: means, perspectives, “places” and phases.

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The Co-operation Advantage and the new Theory of Niches

(Italian translation of the post follows here – La traduzione in italiano è disponibile qui) It has been a long time now since Chris Anderson wrote his now famous post “The Long Tail” but my personal feeling is that only now, after almost eight years, we

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The Co-operation Advantage and the new Theory of Niches

(Italian translation of the post follows here – La traduzione in italiano è disponibile qui) It has been a long time now since Chris Anderson wrote his now famous post “The Long Tail” but my personal feeling is that only now, after almost eight years, we

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As the Conceptual Age fades the Meaning Age rises

For years, we filled our brains and the mouths of the transaction between the information age – the era of computerization – and the conceptual age in the hope that this could save western economies from the ultimate nightmare of globalization of work and offshoring. We believed that thanks to our supposed greater ability to design great products, experiences and eventually statuses, we may have succeeded to the threat.

The news is that this is not happening.

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As the Conceptual Age fades the Meaning Age rises

For years, we filled our brains and the mouths of the transaction between the information age – the era of computerization – and the conceptual age in the hope that this could save western economies from the ultimate nightmare of globalization of work and offshoring. We believed that thanks to our supposed greater ability to design great products, experiences and eventually statuses, we may have succeeded to the threat.

The news is that this is not happening.

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How Peer to Peer Communities will change the World – Interview with Michel Bauwens, P2P Foundation founder.

Among the big changes that affect our world right now, the “peer to peer revolution” that is pervading everything, is the most promising from a sustainability, democracy and freedom standpoint. Will the great promise that lies behind cooperation, decentralisation and peer drive value-creation be fulfilled? I interviewed Michel Bauwens, P2P Foundation founder to have a real idea of the breakthrough potential that p2p holds for us and our future as a society.

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How Peer to Peer Communities will change the World – Interview with Michel Bauwens, P2P Foundation founder.

Among the big changes that affect our world right now, the “peer to peer revolution” that is pervading everything, is the most promising from a sustainability, democracy and freedom standpoint. Will the great promise that lies behind cooperation, decentralisation and peer drive value-creation be fulfilled? I interviewed Michel Bauwens, P2P Foundation founder to have a real idea of the breakthrough potential that p2p holds for us and our future as a society.

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What makes me a Cyborg – An interview with Amber Case, Cyborg Anthropologist.

What makes us cyborgs? How should we manage our “second self”? How do we change our society in terms of regulations, legal, politic or social implications? These and other fascinations, in this wonderful interview that Amber Case, Cyborg Anthropologist, founder and TED speaker released to Meedabyte’s Blog.

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What makes me a Cyborg – An interview with Amber Case, Cyborg Anthropologist.

What makes us cyborgs? How should we manage our “second self”? How do we change our society in terms of regulations, legal, politic or social implications? These and other fascinations, in this wonderful interview that Amber Case, Cyborg Anthropologist, founder and TED speaker released to Meedabyte’s Blog.