Tony O'Driscoll

What's after Web 2.0? You. In 3D.

We recently sat down with Dr. Tony O'Driscoll, co-author of the book Learning in 3D: Adding a New Dimension to Enterprise Learning and Collaboration, to talk about avatar-based Internet communities like SecondLife. Here's what he had to say about the way the Internet has evolved—and the business and industry culture changes that are happening as a result. » Read more

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An interview with Dr. Tony O'Driscoll of Duke University's Fuqua School of Business (part II)

Prior to your academic career, you worked for 18 years within companies like IBM and Nortel, so you've had ample opportunity to observe from different perspectives the evolution toward “openness” in business. How is management coping with the shift toward open principles like meritocracy and open innovation? » Read more

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An interview with Dr. Tony O'Driscoll of Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business (part I)

In the last few years, we've seen a proliferation of “open” business books like Wikinomics and The Starfish and the Spider. When every management bestseller is piled high on the clearance table a few years after its debut, it's hard not to wonder if ideas like open innovation, transparency, and meritocracy are just the latest business trends in a series of soon-retired ideas. Is “the open source way” made to stick? » Read more

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