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12.1 Human Transformation as economic value

Last Edited by Ronaldvandenhoff1 on 4/6/2014 9:25:51 AM
According to Pine & Gillmore in their book The Experience Economy (1998), when making an economic offering to your clients, there has been, from a historical perspective, an economic progression of value. Progression of economic value consists of: - Commodities - Goods - Services - Expe..
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16.2 Big Data on a corporate level

Last Edited by Ronald van den Hoff on 2/11/2014 2:35:04 PM
Since all this socially-produced information around your product or service will increase to considerable proportions, the need will arise to extract the relevant data. On top of that, there is also a staggering amount of data available, which is somehow related to your business. Besides the enormous amount of data, the quantity of sources and the speed of data traffic are elements changing data into
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6.5 Coworking

Last Edited by Ronald van den Hoff on 2/11/2014 2:33:38 PM
Coworking is a style of work that involves a shared working environment, often an office, and independent activity. Unlike in a typical office environment, those coworking are usually not employed by the same organization. Typically, it is attractive for telecommuting (“work at home”) professionals, independent contractors, or people who travel frequently and end up working in relative isolation. Coworking is also the social gathering of a group of people who are still working independently, ..
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12.11 Nothing beats FREE

Last Edited by Ronald van den Hoff on 2/11/2014 2:34:30 PM
“There is no such thing as a free lunch” These words date back to the 19th century, when bartenders in the United States were serving free lunch to attract a crowd. The cost was incorporated in the sale price of the liquors, so “free” was not really free, or was it? The word free may mean without cost, but it definitely does not mean without value. There is a clear sense of value, but you need to think of it in terms of intangible benefits such as social capital. You receive some..
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18.4 Conclusion: Seats2meet.com as The Serendipity Machine.

Last Edited by Ronald van den Hoff on 2/11/2014 2:35:24 PM
These new value networks need virtual and physical locations in which to meet and collaborate. The office as we know it is gone. The traditional school, library, and meeting centers will follow. We need new physical locations, located at new geographical spots, where people can meet, work, exchange information, and more. Organizations today have to rely on powerful, and above all, inspirational encounters around the workspace. This needs to occur not only with colleagues, but wit..
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