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 Kickstarter.com and Quirky.com.
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