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While I never going into depth about the finds, I do encourage you check them out if they sound interesting.
In this presentation Lisa Gansky talks about the concept of the mesh – businesses sharing all kinds of stuff – and how nibble leaders are leveraging this new paradigm.
When you think of how the world works, are you using a simple model or a simplistic one? The difference is important. You can only get to simple with a deep understanding of the system you are trying to picture.
– Tom Kastelle
This in-class conversation between Fred Wilson, Jeff Bussgang, and the students focused on lean start-ups and pattern recognition when it comes to entrepreneurial asperations. Here are two of the points / insights that I found most interesting:
- When considering when to monetize your new product/service, think carefully about whether the monetization strategy actually improves the service or is a distraction.
- Entrepreneurs should be hunch-driven more than data-driven so that they don’t loose out on opportunities because they moved too slowly.
Does it seem that the tools you use – and those in the queue for evaluation – improve your innovation process actually make it worse? If you have this feeling then you need to read this post from Tim Kastelle. Checkout the innovation matrix it should help you communicate what your feeling or experiencing to those in your organization.
The bottom line quest is does a content provider give everyone the ‘implied license’ to republish material if it has a ‘share’ button? But there are not any examples where republishing 100 percent of a post of any length has been found to be a fair use; so what’s your take?