How great leaders inspire action; What, How, Why From #TED by @SimonSinek

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Four principles for the open world from #TED by the excellent @dtapscott

Interview: How is the customer taking control in the digital world? #loyalty #bigdata #customers

Interview with me for Loyalty world

Internet Freedom event in London - 22nd Aug sign up here

Not sure if you have already signed up to but it is " I Stand for a free and open Internet"   Register for the event HERE We support transparent and participatory processes for making Internet policy and the establishment of five basic principles: Expression : Don't censor the Internet. Access : Promote universal access to fast and affordable networks. Openness : Keep the Internet an open network where everyone is free to connect, communicate, write, read, watch, speak, listen, learn, create and innovate. Innovation : Protect the freedom to innovate and create without permission. Don’t block new technologies, and don’t punish innovators for their users' actions. Privacy : Protect privacy and defend everyone’s ability to control how their data and devices are used.   anyway there is a Summer of Internet Freedom - = and there is a London event @ IW  Sign up here http://act.

Pan-European Survey of Practices, Attitudes and Policy Preferences as Regards Personal Identity Data Management

June 2012.  A new report.  Pan-European Survey of Practices, Attitudes and Policy Preferences as Regards Personal Identity Data Management. Wainer Lusoli, Margherita Bacigalupo, Francisco Lupiáñez-Villanueva, Norberto Nuno Gomes de Andrade, Shara Monteleone, Ioannis Maghiros.  Download Full pdf Paper Abstract:        This study presents the results of the largest survey ever conducted in Europe and elsewhere about people’s behaviours, attitudes and regulatory preferences concerning data protection, privacy and electronic identity, both on the Internet and otherwise in their daily lives.  The report draws conclusions in direct relation to four key Digital Agenda areas: Authentication and Identification, e-Commerce, Social Networking Sites, and Medical Information as Personal Data. The survey was conducted in the 27 Member States of the EU between the 25 November and 17 December 2010. 26,574 Europeans aged 15 and over resident in each EU Member States were interviewed. The methodol

Evidence That Klout Doesn't Make Sense, Visualized via @gizmodo

Source : “Are you kidding me? Even Graham, an academic who spends his days studying digital trends across the world, is shocked, pointing out that the US "normally excels in all metrics of online visibility/power/reach". All of which points to the fact that either the folks behind Klout know something that the rest of us don't, or their algorithm sucks. [ Mark Graham ]”

Can Digital Footprints Lead to Greater Financial Access? via @thetenthkabir @CGAP

Kabir Kumar write a great blog here Can Digital Footprints Lead to Greater Financial Access? on CGAP, advancing financial access for the worlds poor.  It is about a full report which is here “ ..cell phone users generates data – from basic call data records , to mobile money transactional data , to data from social media usage and so on — that leaves what can be called a ‘digital footprint.’ Whether we call it digital footprint or something else, the truth is that the existence of this data is quite extraordinary for those of us interested in developing services for the poor and people with little or no formal financial access. In fact, in a number of countries, basic cell phone usage data may be the only source of information on vast sections of the low-income population that is both electronic and available in aggregate form in one or two data warehouses. In other words, it is available in a way that can be analyzed.” There is so much great material in this report you have to