Tag Archives for collaboration

The Long Telegram of the 21st Century

There are not many instances when a governmental memo shaped the political philosophy of a generation. Clearly Kennan’s Long Telegram comes to mind: The ‘Long Telegram’ was sent by George Kennan from the United States Embassy in Moscow to Washington, … Continue reading

24. September 2009 by Philipp
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Network Society and the Futures of Modernity

I just spent the day at the Futures of Modernity Symposium in Munich, held in honor of Ulrich Beck, the grand sociologist and author of Risk Society (1992). The idea of the event was: Throughout the world, contemporary societies are … Continue reading

24. July 2009 by Philipp
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Discussing the IDC Framework: Ideation, Deliberation, and Collaboration

as we are learning to use social media in organizations, we overestimate some aspects of this new approach and are confused about others: What is new, what is not? What is hype, what is real? Therefore, it is a time … Continue reading

23. July 2009 by Philipp
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Structuring Deliberation 2.0

Whenever I have talked to government officials in 2009 (in Cancun, Erfurt, Vienna, Salzburg, or Washington DC), at some point in the conversation they mention that “we need to develop new modes of interacting with citizens.” Implicit in this argument … Continue reading

13. July 2009 by Philipp
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“…It is not deliberation!”

In the following video Beth Noveck outlines her vision for a world where public value is created by self-selected experts collaborating on platforms that mirror the collaboration process back to the participants: LInk This is new political theory, counter-intuitive from … Continue reading

07. July 2009 by Philipp
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World 2.0: Twitter Governance [Conditions of Possibility]

What makes technologically mediated social interactions different? What are the conditions of possibility of networked governance? The Technology Principle: Network Society is mediated through technology. Corollaries: The Path Dependency Principle: Path dependency makes it costly for us to exercise choice … Continue reading

16. June 2009 by Philipp
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Beyond Competitive Strategy

For 30 years competitive strategy (the five forces, portfolio analysis, learning, new market development, blue oceans) has determined how we think strategy. Competitive strategy was built on the 19th Century Prussian military understanding that business could be described through strategic … Continue reading

31. May 2009 by Philipp
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Open Government and the TPC Framework

About 10 days ago, Barak Obama published the following memo. It is a must-read. His TPC Framework (transparency, participation, collaboration) reminds us that the three need to play together if we want to make networked governance work. MEMORANDUM FOR THE … Continue reading

13. February 2009 by Philipp
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