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The World is Flat Part 2. Presented by Marcus Robertson. Flattener #1 11/9/89 The New Age of Creativity: When the Walls Came Down and the Windows Went up Flattener #2 8/9/95 The New Age of Connectivity: When the Web Went Around and Netscape Went Public Flattener #3 Work Flow Software. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


The World is Flat Part 2

The World is Flat

Part 2

Presented byMarcus Robertson

Flattener #111/9/89The New Age of Creativity: When the Walls Came Down and the Windows Went up

Flattener #28/9/95The New Age of Connectivity: When the Web Went Around and Netscape Went Public

Flattener #3Work Flow Software

It is the creation of this platform, with these unique attributes, that is the truly important sustainable breakthrough that made what you call the flattening of the world possible - Craig Mundie, Microsoft

We were not just communicating with each other more than ever, we were now able to collaborate- to build coalitions, projects, and products together-more than ever - Joel Cawley, IBM strategistFlattener #4UploadingHarnessing the Power of Communities

BloggingWikipediaPodcastingCommunity Developed Software (aka open-source community)Source Code- the underlying programming instructions that make a piece of software workIntellectual Commons Community- anyone in the community may use the source code as the foundation for a commercial productFree Software Community- if you build and distribute and derivative product on the shoulders of community-developed free software code, contribute your innovation back to the communityApache (APAtCHy)Brian BehlendorfWeb server- a software program that enables anyone to use his or her home or office computer to host a web site on the World Wide WebLinuxLinus Torvalds

The Mozilla FoundationFirefoxBloggingOne-person online commentatorsYour own personal soapbox

PodcastingThe audio version of bloggingInvolve individuals and companies producing their own audio and video files

YouTubeVideo blogging

Wikipedia (the peoples encyclopedia)User-contributed online encyclopedia Uploading is the architecture of participation -Tim OReilly, Founder and CEO of OReilly Media

Of all the ten forces flattening the world, uploading has the potential to be the most disruptive Flattener #5Outsourcing (Y2K)taking some specific, but limited function that your company was doing in-house and having another company perform the exact same function for you and then reintegrating their work back into your overall operation #6OffshoringRunning with Gazelles, Eating with Lions

When a company takes one of its factories that is operating in Canton, Ohio, and moves the whole factory offshore to Canton, ChinaChinas entrance in the World Trade Organization (WTO)

Sold in China

Made in China Designed in China Dreamed up in China #7Supply-ChainingEating Sushi in Arkansas

a system of organizations, people, technology, activities, information, and resources involved in moving a product or service from supplier to customer

Global optimization- balancing out all of the factors to get the most reliable, low-cost delivery system in place

Coordinating disruption-prone supply with hard-to-predict demand

Wal-Mart #8InsourcingWhat the Guys in Funny Brown Shorts are Really Doingthe cessation by a company of contracting a business function and the commencement of performing it internally (the opposite of outsourcing)UPS