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How Platforms Could Speed Health Innovation: An Interview With Adrian Ott

Phil Simon | Posted 11.18.2012 | Business
Phil Simon

Among the many benefits of embracing platform thinking, innovation happens faster, costs less, and reaches more people. I recently sat down with Adrian C. Ott, a corporate adviser and award-winning author of The 24-Hour Customer.

On Platforms and Stickiness

Phil Simon | Posted 09.10.2012 | Business
Phil Simon

Sure, for years Google has been essentially a means to an end. But should it remain that way? With respect to search, it's hard to see that changing in a fundamental way.

Alarm Bells: "Open Web" In Danger, Says Brin, Berners-Lee

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 04.29.2012 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

One thing is certain. Politicians throughout the democratic world are pushing for stronger censorship and surveillance by Internet companies to stop the theft of intellectual property.

Google Plus Week Episode 5 (Video)

Dan McDermott | Posted 10.29.2011 | Technology
Dan McDermott

Is it another double standard from Google where celebrities are treated one way and the regular public another?

Privacy: Out of the Echo Chamber, Literally Touching Our Person

Christina Gagnier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Christina Gagnier

The TSA debate is forcing all of us to examine the larger than life forces, government and industry, that are assuming the role of defining which zones of our lives will remain intimate.

"Don't Be Seduced by Visualization . . ."

Dennis Whittle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Dennis Whittle

"Don't be seduced by visualization. It can be cool for data wonks. But you need to focus on real users who are trying to solve a problem." That was...

Wanted: Geeky, Wonkish Scribe for Chicago Mayor

Sally Duros | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Sally Duros

Wanted: Mayoral candidates who understand the power of data to improve government and empower Democracy. Must view city employment as public service and embrace Gov2.0.

What Is Gov 2.0? Putting SEC Data Online, In 1993

Alexander Howard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Alexander Howard

Some days, it seem like there are as many definitions for Gov 2.0 as there are people.

Gov 2.0 is Getting Cool!

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Alan W. Silberberg

Gov 2.0 tools, applications and thinking allows for us to collectively take some ownership back. But what kind of ownership and control should we be seeking? Do we even know really?

Can Technology Forge a New Relationship Between Government and the Public?

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Arianna Huffington

Watching the news, it's easy to conclude that "Yes We Can" has been replaced with, "Actually, On Second Thought... We Probably Can't." Nevertheless, there are reasons for optimism. One of these reasons is tech guru Tim O'Reilly.

Personal Democracy Forum 2010: Losing Faith in Obama and Big Government

Mayhill Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mayhill Fowler

It's not hard to tease out the implications of turning America into a geography of city-states. So why did some of the speakers and attendees take the possibility seriously?

Personal democracy now a common goal

Mike Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Smith

Vote iQ political social networking platform listens to voters By Mike Smith Huffington Post Blogger Mike Smith Public Affairs, Washington, DC The P...

People Are the Center of Gov 2.0

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

Without people, there is no technology that works beyond a few days or so. Without people, data has no meaning. The gravity of the situation rests now and will always rest with the people.

O'Reilly Media's Laurel Ruma on Open Government

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

Many of us have heard about open government -- this is where government from all levels make their services available online. In addition to making...

Bringing Local Government into the 21st Century

Jake Brewer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jake Brewer

"Working in Government is like running a marathon. Blindfolded. Wearing Sandbags" That's a quote from Katie Stanton, who is now in the Office of Inno...

Pssst! Ashton! Demi! You're Sorta Missing The Point Of Twitter!

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Lee Stranahan

I can't help noticing, though, that you might not be getting all you can out of Twitter. Numbers don't lie; @MrsKutcher, 18,000+ people follow you and you follow 31.

Can Obama Really Deliver on World 2.0 Promise?

Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein

If the new president goes straight to the people with his talking points, will the Obama administration even need the elite mainstream media to get his message out?

American Press Institute: Read This Before Your Secret 'Crisis' Meeting

Maegan Carberry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Maegan Carberry

The American Press Institute is huddled behind closed doors this week in crisis mode discussing how to save the deadwood editions that still turn a profit.

Why I Support Barack Obama

Tim O'Reilly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tim O'Reilly

We need a president who is conversant with, and comfortable with, the power of technology to assist in solving America's problems.