Does Europe have a startup problem? | NEXT Berlin



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Is startup culture hampered in Europe? Our list of finalists suggests a vibrant scene right across the country, but are these just the exceptions that prove the rule? (Does Europe have a startup problem?

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The Inevitable Disruption of Television – Maxwell Wessel – Harvard Business Review

Not limited to television, I will state again.

Let us focus on television: what was the last time you watch a broadcast without watching simultaneously to  your smart phone, tablet or laptop.

I see no evil, but was that not a song from a New York punk band?

Found at The Inevitable Disruption of Television – Maxwell Wessel – Harvard Business Review.

It’s easy to get caught up in the magic of Hollywood. I often find myself immersed in the perfect pacing of a well-constructed mystery, the flawless delivery of that once-in-a-lifetime monologue, the scale and grandeur of the next big blockbuster — I get so caught up in all of it, sometimes I forget that I generally go there to tell companies their businesses are in trouble. 

Read all at The Inevitable Disruption of Television – Maxwell Wessel – Harvard Business Review.

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eModeration Blog: How retail and investment banks are using social media – case studies

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The past couple of months have seen an increased acknowledgement of the role social media has to play in the development of the financial services sector. Industry forums like Finextra’s Live Social Media Days held in London and New York and the inaugural LinkedIn Financial Services Summit in New York are capturing the zeitgeist of financial social media.

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Susan Etlinger’s deck: Social Analytics 2012 at Social Media Week SF

Presented the following two talks at Adobe’s Social Media Week event (#SMW12) on February 13, 2012 in San Jose. Here’s an annotated version for those who were there, and those who couldn’t be.

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Watching Clay Shirky Defend our freedom to share (or why SOPA is a bad idea)

8/52, Nerdy Obsessions… (via TessOlivia,)

What does a bill like PIPA/SOPA mean to our shareable world? At the TED offices, Clay Shirky delivers a proper manifesto — a call to defend our freedom to create, discuss, link and share, rather than passively consume.


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CRM News: Customer Service: What Customers Expect: To Get Value and Be Valued

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<p>Emotional, functional, financial value from both sides of the encounter (yes, the encounter and not a assumption about a controlled relationship)</p>
<p>Found at <a href=CRM News: Customer Service: What Customers Expect: To Get Value and Be Valued.


At the CRM Evolution show in New York on Tuesday, Brian Vellmure, the principal and founder of Initium Technology, gave a talk on the future of customer relationships.

He peered well into the future, envisioning an era when the Internet anticipates customer needs and delivers advice automatically.

Read all at CRM News: Customer Service: What Customers Expect: To Get Value and Be Valued.

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Tim Brown’s “We’re Spent” » Design Thinking IDEO

Found at “We’re Spent” » Design Thinking.

Some of you may remember me writing about ideas around the participation economy back in Spring 2009. One of those articles was entitled “The Post Consumption Economy” . There hasn’t been a whole lot of debate in the mainstream media about whether we have been solving the wrong problem by trying to revive the consumer economy but David Leonhardt argues in his New York Times article ” We’re Spent” that we may have no choice but to look for a different answer

Read all at We’re Spent” » Design Thinking.

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DRUCKER ON THE DIAL: The Importance of Work




Host Phalana Tiller interviews Geoffrey Brewer, co-editor of Decade of Change: Managing in Times of Uncertainty and Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Richard Ford. Also, Bloomberg Businessweek online columnist Rick Wartzman delivers a piece on a new model for refocusing healthcare on results rather than activity

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You’re Invited – Book Launch Sam Falls and Signing on Friday, June 17th

Book Launch and Signing for Visible Library by Sam Falls
Friday, June 17, 2011 from 6–7:30pm
Join Sam Falls at the ICP to celebrate the release of Visible Library, published by Lay Flat!
Sam will be signing copies of the publication. The event is FREE and open to the public.

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