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You’re It! Play the #twitag game at Disrupt.Sydney 2014

by Ella Hafermalz Are you on twitter? Coming to Disrupt.Sydney? Join in the #twitag game. Enlist someone at Disrupt.Sydney and take a selfie with them – post the photo on twitter with the hashtags #disruptsyd and #twitag and tag your … Continue reading

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Disrupt the disruption – and take a breath!

by Scott Ward  I recently read an article called “The last true hermit”. It was about a guy who had spent 27 years living in pure solitude in the forests of Central Maine USA. For 27 straight years he didn’t speak … Continue reading

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Management for control or responsiveness – the fault line in gamification

by Simon Terry Digital disruption is surfacing yet again a long running a battle between two schools of thought. One school of thought is that human beings need extrinsic motivations, centrally planned processes and close management and control to improve … Continue reading

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Is Gamification an Insult to our Humanity?

by Scott Ward A number of inquisitive colleagues and I have been debating the pros and cons of Gamification. Some, like me, see gamification as a valuable toolset to build and direct online-offline behaviors. Other colleagues remain yet to be … Continue reading

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End of the middle – a new opportunity

by Simon Terry At the DISRUPT.SYDNEY event, in our anti-panel a confronting idea surfaced: Does disruption mean the end of the middle? Rapid increases in the connection, usage and mobility of information & people has consequences for intermediaries and others … Continue reading

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Re-thinking Connectivity

by Kristine Dery It is tempting not to read the news at the moment as the pre-election character assassinations turn to post election character assassinations. However, two articles caught my eye last week and it is with some optimism that … Continue reading

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Digital Disruption – Blocked or Accelerated by People

by Cai Kjaer Advancement in technology has really disrupted things, but you only realise how much when you look back at where we were just a few years ago. Last week I found on YouTube a 1990 interview with a … Continue reading

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