Author Archives: Jennifer Corriero

Bringing Networked Intelligence To Life

Guest author Jennifer Corriero, TakingITGlobal co-founder, explores how Macrowikinomics explodes openness, collaboration, integrity, sharing & interdependence.   Read more

The Macrowikinomics File: Social Media’s Unexpected Threat

Every business needs to listen to Ontario’s Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian and design privacy principles and practices into their operations. An excellent candidate for such a process would be Facebook, because there’s no doubt its …   Read more

Social Media’s Unexpected Threat

Every business needs to listen to Ontario’s Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian and design privacy principles and practices into their operations. An excellent candidate for such a process would be Facebook, because there’s no doubt its …   Read more

The Food Trade Off

Guest author Moritz Kettler says the world is starving & mass food production is making people & the environment sick. How can the food industry change for the age of networked intelligence?   Read more

CrisisCommons Is Putting Macrowikinomics Into Action

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Guest author Brian Chick, a CrisisCamp volunteer and technology consultant, says mass collaboration is changing crisis response everywhere.   Read more

World Economic Forum: Rebooting The World For The New Realities

World Economic Forum Blog

The Internet is a new medium of communications and a new engine of innovation and wealth creation that radically drops collaboration costs. It profoundly changes the way we can orchestrate capability to innovate, to make …   Read more

The Birth Of A U.S. Wind Power Manufacturing Industry

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As the U.S. wind industry’s installed capacity went from 6.7 megawatts to 35,000 megawatts between 2004 and 2009, its manufacturing sector expanded from a few dozen facilities to more than 240. By 2009, over 60 percent of wind’s U.S. capacity was sourced domestically.

This is a growing ecosystem supporting U.S. middle-class labor as well as capacity to generate emissions-free electricity. “For wind turbines, which have large components like towers, nacelles and blades,” according an American Wind Energy Association, or AWEA, spokesperson, “transportation is a big part of the cost.”   Read more

Seniors Still In The Dark On New Health Law

Senior Healthcare Roundtable

That fact that people don’t know a lot about what’s in the new health law isn’t exactly news.

But a new poll that shows just how little Grandma and Grandpa know about it must be giving the new law’s supporters a serious case of heartburn.   Read more

Privacy Worries Continue To Grow

Two interesting items re privacy.  A poll released last week by the Marist College Institute for Public Opinion revealed that fully half of Americans who have a profile on social networking sites such as Facebook and LinkedIn are worried about their privacy.  And the publication of results from a clever study of shoppers in a Pittsburgh shopping mall explored how willingly people would forfeit personal privacy in exchange for tangible benefits, in this case more money. Of the 50 percent of people surveyed who were concerned about social networking privacy, 23 percent are very concerned and 27 percent were concerned.  “We’re in an era of information   Read more

The Journey From Wikinomics To Macrowikinomics

The global financial crisis of 2008 was a wake-up call for the world. But while many people were calling for updated regulations and even the breakup or nationalization of the big banks, it became clear to us that restoring long-term confidence in the financial services industry would require more than government intervention and new rules.

The world needed a profoundly new approach to governing the global economy, including a new modus operandi for financial services based on business principles like transparency, integrity and collaboration.   Read more