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The Collaborative Economy Disrupts Revenue [SLIDESHARE]

JeremiahOwyang
Ten years ago, we forecasted that social media would be disruptive to corporations. It was, but mainly to marketing functions, customer care, and corporate communications functions. Fast forward to today. Using these technologies and mobile apps, we’re seeing the rise of people getting what they need from each other: They’re sharing homes, cars, rides, money, goods, and their time. In this slideshare, I’m collecting stats of disruption and will update as the market develops.
The Collaborative Economy Disrupts Revenue [SLIDESHARE]

What the Collaborative Economy Means for Social Business [VIDEO]

meganmpls
At his Social Shake-Up keynote in Atlanta, Jeremiah Owyang, Founder of Crowd Companies, discussed what the collaborative economy means for the next phase of social business.
What the Collaborative Economy Means for Social Business [VIDEO]

Truly Mobile Apps: Ridesharing, the 21st Century Version of Carpooling

RobertPassikoff
As of September 2014, the San Francisco and app-based Uber ridesharing network of private car and peer-to-peer drivers was available in 45 countries and more than 200 cities worldwide. Lyft, which also parks their headquarters in San Francisco, is in 63 U.S. cities. True, Uber had a head start on Lyft, but still! Talk about accelerating brand growth!
Truly Mobile Apps: Ridesharing, the 21st Century Version of Carpooling

A Day in the Life of the Collaborative Economy (INFOGRAPHIC, Ver 1.0)

JeremiahOwyang
People are crowdfunding, making, sharing, collaborating, all kinds of their things in life. Some are getting food on-demand, rather than going to traditional grocery stores or restaurants. The world is speeding up, and people are transacting between each other, or rapid-delivery services. To help make sense of this dizzying environment, we attempted to take a snapshot of this world in motion, to try to find out what a single day comprises of.
A Day in the Life of the Collaborative Economy (INFOGRAPHIC, Ver 1.0)

Disruption from the Collaborative Economy

JeremiahOwyang
The Collaborative Economy is a crowd commerce revolution. People are empowered to get what they need from each other – using common mobile technologies already in their pockets.
Disruption from the Collaborative Economy

Keynote at The Social Shake-Up: The Collaborative Economy

JeremiahOwyang
From my keynote address this morning at The Social Shake-Up in Atlanta: How can big companies benefit from crowd-based business models in the Maker Movement, Crowdfunding, and Sharing Economy? We call this the Collaborative Economy, and big companies can participate, too.
Keynote at The Social Shake-Up: The Collaborative Economy

Firms That Transformed in the Internet Era to Prepare for the Collaborative Era

AugieRay1
In my last post, we examined the companies that made mistakes at the beginning of the Internet era in order to learn what organizations can do differently today, at the beginning of the collaborative era. Even in industries where many strong companies crumbled, a few bucked the trend. What did they do that kept them solvent while others failed, and how can we apply these lessons as the Collaborative Economy emerges and grows?
Firms That Transformed in the Internet Era to Prepare for the Collaborative Era

Customer Loyalty Won't Save Your Company From the Collaborative Economy

AugieRay1
One of the mistakes that successful companies make when faced with profound change in the business environment is to believe that their loyal customers will stay loyal, both to the brand and traditional business processes. Of course, building customer devotion is a necessity for brands nowadays, but leaders must recognize that today's strong brand loyalty offers no protection against significant changes in consumer expectations and behaviors.
Customer Loyalty Won't Save Your Company From the Collaborative Economy

New (and Very Old) Consumer Attitudes Support Rapid Growth in the Collaborative Economy

AugieRay1
Many people assume that the sharing or collaborative economy is something new and innovative, and as a result, it is subject to caution and skepticism, but is this really the case? I often wonder if people considered today's burgeoning collaborative economy models in a historical context, might their caution and skepticism be lessened?
New (and Very Old) Consumer Attitudes Support Rapid Growth in the Collaborative Economy

Old, New, Newer, and New Newer: The Past, Present, and Future of the Collaborative Economy

AugieRay1
Tools like Facebook, Twitter, Yelp and Flickr have taught people the power of sharing more widely and have begun to alter attitudes about privacy. Today, you live more transparently.
Old, New, Newer, and New Newer: The Past, Present, and Future of the Collaborative Economy