Last week I attended the EU-SPRI conference ”Exploring new Avenues for Innovation and Research Policies” in Lund. Overall the quality of the presentations was high and there was enough room for discussion. As always with conferences of this type, also in this case there was a lot of things to think about on the way […]Read more "Searching for new avenues for innovation and research policy in Lund"
I have been reading the new book by Douglas Rushkoff, which got me thinking about alternative views as to where platform thinking might lead us. The discussion revolves largely around where the next disruption will be or which will be the winning platforms. But perhaps there are other options to think about. Here I list […]Read more "Three options for platform economy"
This post is based on the Lectio Praecursoria I gave at the public examination of my dissertation 22.1.2016. People have been fascinated about future since the dawn of civilisation. In a hope to know what will happen, people have turned to different fortune tellers or oracles, who have claimed to know the future, but have […]Read more "Knowledge creation in foresight"
Last week I was in Brisbane for the ISPIM summit on innovation management in Brisbane. A popular theme throughout the conference was the new emerging way of thinking about businesses, innovation and the economy in general. This new way is reflected in concepts such as digital economy, innovation ecosystem and platform thinking. Looking back to […]Read more "Equality in a collaborative, distributed innovation system"