John Thackara

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In biology they describe as 'the edge effect' the tendency for a greater variety and density of organisms to cluster in the boundaries between communities. As in nature, so too in a networked economy: variety, density and interaction are success factors. The trouble is that most of us work inside traditional environments, not between them - in a company,(More)
growing number of companies face a dilemma: They know how to make amazing things technically, but are at a loss to understand what to make. Companies that became successful through technological leadership are among the most sensitive to this problem; they realize better than most that technological leadership is expensive to achieve and seldom lasts very(More)
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