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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