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Reflecting on Lift France 2011: Key Themes

Innovation / Learning / Open

A couple of weeks ago I attended the Lift France 2011 conference. For me this was different than my usual conference experience. I have written before how Anglo-Saxon my perspective is, so to be at a conference where the majority of the audience is French was refreshing. Although there was a track about learning, most of the conference approached the effects of digital technology on society from angles that were relatively new to me. In […]

Open – What Happens When Barriers to Innovation Become Drastically Lower?

Innovation / Open

The final themed session at Lift 11 France is about OPEN – What happens when barriers to innovation become drastically lower?. From the introduction: The Internet has radically open innovation systems in digital products, content and services. Today, the same is happening to manufacturing, finance, urban services, even health care and life sciences. What will this new innovation landscape look like? First up is Juliana Rotich from GlobalVoices. Her talk is about Ushahidi which builds […]