• The Trillion Dollar Business In Which We’re All Stakeholders.
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    Open data is transforming economic, social, cultural and political life. McKinsey has estimated that the potential global value of open data is around $3 trillion annually, with $1.1 trillion allocated to the U.S.. The move toward radical transparency has gained momentum but how exactly is it measured, and what are some of the ways in which is impacting the world around us? In government, it helps tackle corruption, enhances public services and improves public services,…

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  • Are You Bursting With The Next Big Idea? This Might Help.
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    In case you thought crowd funding came and went and no-one cares about Kickstarter or Indigogo any more… think again. With explosive growth of 1,000 percent in 5 years, it’s estimated by Fundable that by 2020 the model of open source funding will contribute $500 billion in investment, generate 1.2 trillion in economic value and stimulate more than 2 million new jobs. When you consider that around 6 million entrepreneurs launch companies every year and only a fraction…

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  • Pinpointing This Week: Open Everything.
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    In an age of open everything, technology has placed trust in a position to become what may be the most powerful currency of the 21st century, manifesting in many different ways: In a world of instantaneous global information flow and asymmetrical power, there is no practical way to keep many of the secrets that used to remain under wraps for decades leading to pre-emptive transparency from governments, corporations and individuals. At a brand level, people want and expect to…

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