Honeycomb 3.0: The Collaborative Economy Market Expansion

The Collaborative Economy enables people to get what they need from each other. Similarly, in nature, honeycombs are resilient structures that enable access, sharing, and growth of resources among a common group. Our latest version of the Honeycomb framework, Honeycomb 3.0, shows how the Collaborative Economy market has grown to include new applications in Reputation and Data, Worker Support, Mobility Services, and the Beauty Sector. Get the Honeycomb: Register to Receive a High-Res Version This is a market map to help you understand how every industry can benefit from the Collaborative Economy by partnering with new startups. Advance to the registration page, or click on the image below to see the larger version.   Our Research and Design Process Honeycomb … Continue readingHoneycomb 3.0: The Collaborative Economy Market Expansion

Don’t Suck. How to Successfully Moderate a Conference Panel

This post has now become recommended reading for moderators at Ad:Tech 2008, SXSW (see FAQ #10), and more. This post is reprint from a few years ago, but is just as relevant, as the industry prepares for another busy conference season. Most Panels Suck: How To Stand out from Others Sadly, the value of most panels are really poor, and this is mostly due to the lack of moderation. Yesterday, I heard that one nervous moderator asked the panelists to introduce themselves (which was his job), then went directly to Q&A, providing little structured value to the audience. On the complete opposite end, I’ve seen one self-important moderator answer questions from the crowd, when it was his job to field … Continue readingDon’t Suck. How to Successfully Moderate a Conference Panel