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Stowe Boyd - Tools have a transformative impact on people

Stowe Boyd - Tools have a transformative impact on people

To the degree that those things are adopted and appear in organizations, and there's a million reasons why they might not. You know, there's all kind of people that, you know, can be uncomfortable about these tools and all say "oh it's just another headache, it's another thing I have to do, I'm too busy.. You know we've already have email, we've already have Sharepoint, we don't need all this junk". So, the million reasons why people can opt out, and,[...]
Stowe Boyd - About communication and power

Stowe Boyd - About communication and power

So, it's a very strange situation but this class of technology which you're characterizing or start to characterize as say collaboration tools, they're really not about collaboration per se, they're about communication, they're about coordination. And it's clear that people need to do that, and once again, the subversive part is that they have, their social dimension, which is the part that, once again, is, you know, disruptive. The fact that people in the organization can start to say "oh here[...]
Stowe Boyd - About new forms of representation

Stowe Boyd - About new forms of representation

And maybe that in the future, rather than doing that you'll just say "hey go to the stream which is the corporate stream in our streaming application and go back to the period of time which was the start of the joint's project, through that last day that we stopped working, we finished the joint's project, and pull all the stuff out, that in some way was related to the joint's project where… specifically was in that project space, or[...]
Stowe Boyd - The disillusion of the work leisure barrier

Stowe Boyd - The disillusion of the work leisure barrier

You know people… and of course the natural tendency of the disillusion of the work leisure barrier. Nobody says leisure anymore, that's a word if you talk the young kids they don't know what the word means, literally. Leisure… "oh you mean like playing around and go to the movies?" But the idea that there is like these specific hours you do work and nothing else, and these hours you don't do any work at all, I mean that's… that's[...]