Category Archives: Social Age

King of the World?

This piece is a cautious addition to collection of work exploring the context of the Social Age: within that work i have previously addressed (amongst other aspects) questions of citizenship beyond nations, identity in online spaces, modes of belonging, the … Continue reading

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The Context of the Social Age

Someone asked me what i do: this is my response. My work is somewhat rambling, prone at times to divergence, and not infrequently lost. Whilst i may lose sight of the odd landmark, i do at least feel confident that … Continue reading

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Perspectives on the Social Age

It’s not unusual for the end of the year to be taken up with a renewed impetus to complete work: in this case, a manuscript that has been kicking around on my iPad since late 2019 – the ‘Social Age … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on the Social Age Map

Today i am #WorkingOutLoud to share the new map of the Social Age, an illustration for the ‘Social Age Guidebook’ that i am working to complete. I’m still working on this to add in the details. Strictly speaking this is … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on ‘The Social Age Guidebook’

Today i am #WorkingOutLoud and sharing part the closing chapter of ‘The Social Age Guidebook’. In this book i have shared some of my Expedition Notes, my attempt to understand the emerging context and implications of the Social Age. I … Continue reading

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Trends of the Social Age

To understand a system we typically start with point observations, and generalise from there, framed within our legacy understanding: look around you, see what is different at the granular level, what you can see and sense, and then generalise back … Continue reading

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Reimagining Capability

As with many things in the context of the Social Age, when it comes to thinking about ‘Capability’, we should probably consider it in terms of an evolved foundation and understanding, away from a ‘unit of one’, toward a ‘unit … Continue reading

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Aspects of the Social Age: Technology and Geography

The Social Age is premised upon a number of central changes that impact everything else: one of these is the evolution of technology, and the other the diminution of geography. Specifically relating to technology, it’s the shift from central ownership, … Continue reading

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Illustrating the ’Social Age Guidebook’

My next two Guidebooks will be published as a matched pair: ‘The Social Age Guidebook’ explores ten aspects of the Social Age, and ‘The Socially Dynamic Organisation’ considers the new type of Organisation we must build to thrive within it. … Continue reading

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The Map of the Social Age 2019

I’ve just completed writing all 13 primary articles, and now the final map to go with them: this will form the Social Age Guidebook for 2019, which i will aim to publish as a short eBook next month. I’ve really … Continue reading

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