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Monthly Archives: July 2012
The Hospital – another Institution that will not survive the Fourth Revolution without a deep transformation
The modern hospital is a Health Factory, and Institution of the Industrial Age. We seek there maximum effect of scale for producing a product called “health”. It is centralized, and even more so that the increasing complexity of modern healthcare, … Continue reading
As I am struggling with some aspects of my new entrepreneur life, I was reading “Uncertainty: turning fear and doubt into brillance” by Jonathan Fields, an excellent book about what it takes to lean out of one’s comfort zone, and … Continue reading
In the Industrial Age, the world wanted to make us stupid. It wanted to make us be a cog in the well oiled machine of society. For the first time since centuries the Fourth Revolution gives us the possibility to … Continue reading
Yes, the world wants to stifle our creativity. And so many institutions are designed to keep us stupid, subdued, non-creative: the bureaucracy, the educative system… Of course, it is much easier to deal with non creative, dumb people. We are swamped by … Continue reading
Following our blog post on Lean and accelerating our learning in the Collaborative Age, a particular issue came up. As part of the lean methodology, we propose to go out in the world as early as possible with a ‘Minimum … Continue reading
Beyond Open Data, there are also troves of data that cannot be made public because they contain personal information. However it would be useful to have access to this data in certain ways: for the person concerned, for his/her … Continue reading
In May, the Obama administration announced a Roadmap for a Digital Government. This comes after many moves in the UK and Canada toward Open Data and changing how government handles data. The idea is simple – and it implies to … Continue reading
Don’t wait until your product is perfect to push the button or you’ll never progress by getting the right feedback. Yet how finished, polished, perfect should be your product before you shoot it to the world? What is actually a … Continue reading
Did you know that you are routinely contributing to the development of the world’s knowledge – directly? Like… more than 10% of humankind in fact? And we are not speaking here of global utilization of your data to do statistics … Continue reading
Beware! Your life on social networks meshes increasingly with what happens to you in your real life!
Yes, what you are doing in this virtual world of social networks increasingly impacts what happens to you in your real life – because of what people – anybody- can know from your virtual life at the touch of a … Continue reading
I went to a series of entrepreneur workshops and, again, and again, the same recommendation came from of the experienced entrepreneurs: don’t follow your dreams alone, focus on getting a team! This is the single main distinction between successful endeavors … Continue reading
The Fourth Revolution fosters a contradiction between cultural unification and diversity. And diversity wins, for sure! We observe a quick assimilation into a unified world where English is the lingua franca, or so it looks on a first glimpse (actually … Continue reading