Archives: January 2009

The Next Digital Experience--Davos Session

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on January 30

I'm sitting in front of a Davos panel with Chad Hurley of YouTube, Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook (wearing a tie under a fleece sweater), Shantanu Narayen of Adobe, Hamid Akhavan...

Global Business "On Hold" Is What They Say At Davos.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on January 30

I ran into the CEO of NetJets, William Kelly, at the World Economic Forum and he told me that companies are trying to sell their $50 million jet planes for...

Sustainability at Davos. Alive Behind Closed Doors?

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on January 30

I heard that at a private meeting with CEOs Thursday night, many corporate executives expressed their desire to go forward on sustainability projects but were afraid to say so publicly....

Dinner At Davos With Intel's Craig Barrett.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on January 30

My first moment of optimism at the World Economic Conference came Thursday night a small dinner with retiring Intel Chairman Craig Barrett. He is riding off into the sunset soon...

Answering Your Questions In Davos.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on January 29

Thanks for sending in all those questions to my post--Fear in Davos. I went around today and asked many of them at the sessions I attended and to people I...

Smackdown In Davos.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on January 29

Fear stalks the halls of the World Economic Forum in 2009. The tone is negative and the attitude is nasty, what with all the finger-pointing, nation-bashing, and fear-mongering going on...

Fear In Davos.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on January 28

It's midnight and I've talked with maybe 20 really smart people so far at Davos (yep, very dense population of very smart people at the World Economic Forum) and the...

From Davos-We Are In The Midst Of A "Transformational Crisis."

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on January 28

A "transformational crisis" is the term used in the opening session of the World Economic Forum by founder Klaus Schwab to describe the state of the global economy today. Institutions...

Arriving in Davos.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on January 28

Just got into into the town of Davos. The famous economist Joe Stiglitz was on my flight but I didn't recognize him. Someone with a sign bearing his name was...

The World Economic Forum--Lost in a Fog. A Design Manifesto for Davos.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on January 25

I'm heading to the World Economic Forum in Davos on Tuesday and wanted to post, once again, the Design Manifesto a group of us constructed at a recent WEF meeting...

President Obama's Blog Is Quiet.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on January 23

Not much happening at the blog on the whitehouse.gov site. Got a blog, gotta blog. Here's a comment for the blog--I noticed (and so did Paul Krugman) that not all...

Jason Wu, Michelle Obama's Gown Designer, Studied At The Parsons School for Design.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on January 22

Lots of interesting facts about Jason Wu, from his age, 26, to his journey to the US from Taiwan via Canada. Less known is the fact that he studied at...

How do You Innovate in a Recession? Ask Flip, Amazon, Apple and IBM.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on January 22

Innovating during this severe recession is a topic on a lot of people's minds today, including IDEO's Tim Brown. The need for innovation in this particular recession is particular acute...

Barack Obama--New President, New Website

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on January 21

Check out the new White House web site launched on the day of the inaugural. It's got what a really good social media site needs to have. http://www.whitehouse.gov/ Corporations would...

Barack Obama's Three Revolutions.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on January 19

The inauguration of Barack Obama is the culmination of three revolutions in American society--revolutions that the business community, indeed all communities, need to understand and embrace if it is to...

Does Barack Obama Understand Innovation? Maybe Not.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on January 12

Barack Obama's appointment of a 30-year lifer from McKinsey, the management consulting firm, to Chief Performance Officer of the United States is, well, awful. At a time when the US...

The Social Value of Twitter.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on January 12

The Sociology of Social Media is a new frontier for us and Twitter is beginning to show how new forms of networks evolve, perform and benefit its members. David Armano...

Design At The Edge--My Lecture Series at Parsons School of Design.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on January 11

I am a Professor of Innovation & Design at The New School in New York these days, working out of the amazing Parsons School For Design. This is in addition...

Can Tide Save The Planet?

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on January 04

Here is an interesting factoid that I picked up visiting Craig Vogel's LiveWell Collaborative design and innovation program at the University of Cincinnati a few weeks back. According to Procter...

The Transformation Conversation: Is "Transformation" a Better Concept Than "Innovation" to Guide us Forward?

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on January 03

We are having a great conversation on one of the most important subjects in our lives--how we can change our broken institutions and out-dated culture to survive and thrive within...

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