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Why Every Technology Executive Should Spend (at Least) a Week a Quarter in Asia

Mark Read | Posted 03.28.2014 | Business
Mark Read

It's too easy when you spend your time shuttling between London, New York and San Francisco to forget that there's a whole other world out there. A wo...

A Stream of Consciousness

Michelle Froah | Posted 05.28.2014 | Business
Michelle Froah

I was excited and yet anxious when I received my first invitation to WPP's Stream Un-Conference. This came from two places - first, what in the world was an un-conference and second, would I be outnumbered, as someone on the client-side, by creative and media agencies?

All Great Things Need the Combination of Dust and Magic

Mike Smollan | Posted 05.28.2014 | Business
Mike Smollan

Dust being the grind work and magic, well, magic being the power of unhindered creativity. We need both if only to remind us the importance of the other.

The Power of Un-structured Wisdom

Ken Hong | Posted 05.28.2014 | Media
Ken Hong

Instead of politely waiting for you to finish your speech as a normal presentation, the Streamers would actively ask questions, throw in different opi...

Stream Got the Mo-Bills and Mo-Biles Together

Anant Rangaswami | Posted 04.29.2014 | Technology
Anant Rangaswami

You could have divided the delegates at WPP Stream in Jaipur into two distinct groups. The first pronounced the word m-o-b-i-l-e as mo-bill and the ...

An Academic Reflects on the Stream Experience

Joseph Lampel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Joseph Lampel

The more conferences proliferate the more they seem to resemble each other. Their planning, programming, and structure all point in the same direction: Make it efficient, avoid surprises, and ensure that all goes smoothly. But Stream has a different philosophy.

The Stream Series 2012: What Can We Learn From An Un-Conference?

Mark Read | Posted 12.02.2012 | Technology
Mark Read

I am increasingly struck by Stream as a metaphor for the successful company in the digital economy and the lessons that we can learn from running it.

The Stream Series 2012: Returning to a Childlike State of Mind

Suresh Balaji | Posted 12.01.2012 | Technology
Suresh Balaji

WPP Stream was about learning about what inspired others and finding inspiration for yourself. Many a new idea premiered in those two days. These eccentric ideas at Xstream will soon become part of the mainstream.

The Stream Series 2012: Release 0.9: A Swim in the Stream

Esther Dyson | Posted 11.28.2012 | Technology
Esther Dyson

Imagine what loyalty corporations could earn by investing in educating their workers. Yes, many would leave for better jobs... and one day they might even be able to afford their former employers' products.

The Stream Series 2012: A Constant Stream of Inspiration From Storytelling to Startups

David Shing | Posted 11.27.2012 | Small Business
David Shing

Brands are looking for platforms to amplify their message; agencies are looking for the tools for amplification; startups are looking for ways their tools can help. Success for all three relies on applying the right mix of their abilities to a common goal -- a meaningful, authentic conversation with the consumer.