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The DFAT innovationXchange’s 2015 Ideas Challenge

“The innovationXchange, within the Department of Foreign Affairs, conducted an ideas challenge in both 2015 and 2016 to find the creative ideas that we knew existed within our highly qualified and experienced staff, but which previously did not have clear pathways to be explored further. The...

Collabforge at OuiShare 2016

Recently, I represented Collabforge at OuiShare Fest 2016, the leading conference on the cutting edge of collaboration in Paris. While the conference was born out of the trends of “collaborative consumption” and “sharing economy” - think ZipCar, Uber, AirBnB and any site that connects...

Studying Platform Strategy at MIT

I recently traveled to Boston's Massachusetts Institue of Technology (MIT) to attend the executive course, Platform Strategy: Building and Thriving in a Vibrant Ecosystem. The course presented The MIT / Sloan Business School's latest research on marketplace platform strategy and design. With such...