The great fragmentation : and why the future of business is small / by Steve Sammartino
By: Sammartino, Steve.Publisher: Milton, QLD : Wiley, 2014Description: xi, 269 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780730312680.Subject(s): Information technology | Entrepreneurs | BusinessOnline resources: Download as an eBook
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The industrial deal: the shift from industry to technology -- A global revolution: industrial leapfrog -- The social reality: beyond the surface of social media -- Life in boxes: the industrial formula for living -- Rehumanisation: words define our future -- Demographics is history: moving on from predictive marketing -- The truth about pricing: technology and omnipresent deflation -- A zero-barrier world: how access to knowledge is breaking down barriers -- The infinite store: rebooting retail -- Bigger than the internet: 3D printing -- Screen play: post-mass media -- Too big to fail?: the great financial disruption -- The 3-phase shift: a closer look at the web -- The big game: an introduction to gamification -- System hacking: a great idea with a bad reputation -- The job, the factory and the home: how location follows technology -- A stranger from Romania: building a real Lego car -- Market-share folly and industrial fragmentation: industrial metrics -- The externality reality: is this the end of privacy? -- Business = technology: the 4Ps revisited.
Provides a business manifesto for the digital age. Discusses crypto currency, crowd funding, gamification and other revolutionary influences on business. Combines anthropology, culture, technology and commerce to provide a picture of the future of work, life and business.