The Collaborative Economy with Jeremiah Owyang

By July 26, 2013

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What happens when “the crowd” decides on what should be made and they have access to build it themselves? What is this evolving role of the corporation when “the crowd” is beginning to become more and more self-sufficient? Find out in this episode of Straight Talk with Supply Chain Insights as our special guest Jeremiah Owyang, Partner at Altimeter Group shares his insights on the Collaborative Economy.

What role does a company play if people can get things without the company? This is the discussion on this episode of Straight Talk with Supply Chain Insights. Lora Cecere, Founder and CEO of Supply Chain Insights interviews Jeremiah Owyang, Partner of Altimeter Group as he shares his thoughts on what he considers the Collaborative Economy.  Jeremiah gives examples such as “the crowd” deciding on what to build and building it themselves with the new technology of 3-D printing which can make things out of concrete, salt and even plastic. Hear how start-ups are leveraging these new technologies and emerging ideas are disrupting the traditional role of the company.  Check out a few shout outs including and

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Author Lora cecere

Lora Cecere is the Founder of Supply Chain Insights. The research firm Supply Chain Insights is paving new directions in building thought-leading supply chain research. She is also the author of enterprise software blog “Supply Chain Shaman. The blog focuses on the use of enterprise applications to drive supply chain excellence. Her book, Bricks Matter, will be published in August 2012. As an enterprise strategist, Lora focuses on the changing face of enterprise technologies. Her research is designed for the early adopter seeking first mover advantage. Current research topics include the digital consumer, supply chain sensing, demand shaping and revenue management, market-driven value networks, accelerating innovation through open design networks, the evolution of predictive analytics, emerging business intelligence solutions, and technologies to improve safe and secure product delivery. She comes to the stage with over forty years of diverse supply chain experience. She has spent nine years as an industry analyst with Gartner Group, AMR Research, Altimeter Group and is now the founder of her own firm Supply Chain Insights. Prior to becoming a supply chain analyst she spent fifteen years as a leader in the building of supply chain software at Manugistics and Descartes Systems Group, and twenty years as a supply chain practitioner at Procter & Gamble, Kraft/General Foods, Clorox, and Dreyers Grand Ice Cream (now a division of Nestle).

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