Category Archives: Reboot

Reboot 8: Interview with Robert Willim

Robert Willim talks about being an ethnologist, his Phd about the rise and fall of Framfab, organizational challenges, if there are differences between the dot com bubble and today, why many people are still using dinosaur applications like Word, and his suggestions on reading materials.

His reading tips included “Lev Manovich on visual culture and new media and Andreas Wittel on “network sociality”. He adds: I think he has only published pieces on this in journals… but the stuff may be “googleable”

Robert is given a talk about “I’m taking a ride – curve surfing and speed mania

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Reboot 8: Interview with Euan Semple

Euan Semple talks about his work at the BBC and the grass root approach of turning them towards ‘modern technology’, what he today is passionate about, the human desire to “connect” and the change in the way we see ourselves, the dead hand of control of global IT and what motivated him to talk about

There’s something going on here that is bigger than any of us. (A hopeless idealist considers hyperlinks, organisations, life, the universe and everything.)

Going on about Enlightenment, ‘the obvious’, why it is appropriate (and efficient) to engage and connect even in a business context, about trust in people you hire, why he gets less comfortable with mass media.

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Reboot 8: Interview with Ton Zijlstra

Living a life as a passionate knowledge management consultant Ton Zijlstra and I talk about knowledge worker, the (not?) existing differences in Europe, the dutch mentality of managing relationships, how to leverage diversity, the idea of a European 360 degree feedback round, and his talk at reboot “Diversity as engine for a European innovative culture” which he will be hosting together with Lee Bryant and Martin Röll (see also his post on this topic).

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Reboot 8: Interview with Thomas Madsen-Mygdal

It is Reboot time again! I think most people who where there last year just want to be there this year. And of course my first interview guest is again organizer Thomas Madsen-Mygdal 🙂

Over the next three days I will put out some more interviews in a farely short manor, but my time was restricted due to the organizing of the Podcastday (see last posting).

Enjoy the interview!

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