December 10, 2007

Harnessing the Metaverse, the Bebo Boomers and the Facebook generation

World_of_warcraft_the_new_golf Roo's been great at posting the audio and some visuals from last week's panel session where I moderated on how organisations could and should harness the 'Facebook generation'. He had quite possibly the best quote of the week: "World of Warcraft is the new golf", courtesy of Joi Ito.

You can see and hear Roo's excellent presentation on virtual worlds and how he and others have been using them at IBM, listen to my 20-minute rant on how we should harness the Bebo Boomers in our organisations instead of having them make the coffee and Mary Ellen gives a wonderful overview of the importance of playing instead of training (her slides are here). It's worth tuning in, too, to the panel Q&A that had been conducted both on Twitter, the blog and F2F.

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Ewan McIntosh is the founder of NoTosh, the no-nonsense company that makes accessible the creative process required to innovate: to find meaningful problems and solve them.

Ewan wrote How To Come Up With Great Ideas and Actually Make Them Happen, a manual that does what is says for education leaders, innovators and people who want to be both.

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