Corporate structures haven’tchanged (much) since the 1800s.
Distribution of power and information is tightly controlled.
2000 “Hyperlinks subvert hierarchy. In markets and among employees, people are speaking to each other in a powerful new way. These conversations are enabling new forms of social organization and knowledge exchange to emerge.”
Happy people do good work. It’s not about kegs and foosball. Image source: http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/sharynmorrow/2618698358/
What makes us happy? http://www.fastcodesign.com/1663166/infographic-of-the-day-what-makes-a-company-good-to-work-for http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/bestcompanies/2011/word_cloud/index.html
A product-driveneconomy is relativelypredictable.A people-driveneconomy is chaotic.
Attention, nerds:We are uniquely equippedto harness the chaos.Except for one thing.
Typical Developer Typical User Male Female 19 - 29 35 - 54 White White College Educated High School Education Doing job for 3 yrs or less Sources: http://aneventapart.com/alasurvey2009/ http://www.istrategylabs.com/2010/01/facebook-demographics-and-statistics-report-2010-145-growth-in-1-year/ http://www.census.gov/hhes/socdemo/education/data/cps/2009/tables.html