Sharing Brainpower is In. Splendid Isolation is Out.

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CONNECT YOUR CAREER WITH THE COLLABORATIVE ECO-SYSTEMS OF THE FUTURE: IT’S FIT OR FAIL! Once upon a time, especially in the West, the idea took hold that the most exciting innovations were born in garages inhabited by brilliant geeks who created unimaginable products and services to conquer the world – iPhones, social networks, search engine machines. Youthful genius seemed to thrive in splendid isolation. Think Steve Jobs. Think Mark Zuckerberg (not a garage, but a Harvard university room). Think Larry Page and Sergey Brin. And you’ve got the (b)romantic picture. In our 21st century though, that romanticism has become a…...

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Carl Rohde Prof. Dr. Carl Rohde writes for DDI on the New Tech Forces and their cultural-sociological impact and meaning for contemporary and future culture and society. During the last ten years Rohde occupied professorate chairs in ‘Future Forecasting & Innovation’ in Shanghai, Barcelona and the Netherlands. Rohde also leads a virtual network of trend spotters and market researchers worldwide.