The Changing World of Work in a Networked Economy

We live in a time when nearly every aspect of starting a business, identifying and connecting to markets, end-to-end design, and production and service offerings has changed . Suppose a person wants to find investment capital, source talent or resources, or locate manufacturing options and supply chains. Internet-based platforms can provide effective IT, big-data analytics, platforms that connect producers with markets and facilitate business-to-business transactions, and access to key services in logistics, law, and accounting. The days of having to build these infrastructures from scratch are over.

Festival: 2014

Watch and Listen: Technology

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Innovation and technological advances have fostered unprecedented opportunities treatment, although at some expense to... See more
The Obama administration has promised to improve government by enlisting technology. One of the most important lessons... See more
Much was made of the then candidate Obama's use of the Internet to fuel his successful campaign for the presidency.... See more

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