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 … Continue reading Reflecting on Lift France 2011: Key Themes
Philippe Lemoine and Roger Malina have been listening to the Lift sessions and will share their takeaways, and personal, highly subjective feedback on the conference in the last part of the event. Roger Malina is convinced that neither technology or science have an inherent moral compass (the enlightenment has failed: we are still in a … Continue reading Lift France Wrap-up and Takeaways (this is not my personal wrap-up!)
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 … Continue reading Open – What Happens When Barriers to Innovation Become Drastically Lower?
"Slow" seems to be the new black. I guess the slow food movement started it all. Now I am starting to see consultants for "slow learning" and there is a whole track at Lift 11 France about the topic titled Can we use technology to reclaim control over how we and our organizations manage time?. … Continue reading Can We Use Technology to Reclaim Control over Time?
The WORK/LEARN track at Lift 11 is subtitled: Transforming the way we work, innovate and learn. From the introduction: What will the XXIst-century organization look like: A network, a nebula, or a process-based system where everything is standardized and measured? How can these two cultures, these two ways of producing and of innovating, work together? … Continue reading Transforming the Way We Work, Innovate and Learn