Fortune

By John Hagel III and John Seely Brown

Deloitte LLP Center for the Edge leaders, John Hagel and John Seely Brown, share perspectives in their Fortune column. Read the recent contributions below: 

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  • What social nonprofits can teach the corporate world
    Going forward, for-profit enterprises will need to collaborate with other groups to do things like product design and manufacturing. Social enterprises have mastered this.
  • How to deepen customer loyalty: Be transparent
    Companies should expose their vulnerabilities and own up to their mistakes.
  • A business movement focused on the little guy
    Makers build and create a growing array of things -- everything from robots and drones to shoes and jewelry. Think of them as the next generation of the Do It Yourself crowd.
  • Companies' most neglected resource for success
    Many companies overlook one of the most closely connected and valuable networks available to them: ex-employees, retirees and even former partners and clients.
  • When the professor works at Google
    Singularity University is a novel response to the need for continuous, lifelong learning among professionals in today's working world.
  • What every company can learn from Lego
    Lego has built an open community of robotics enthusiasts who have helped make the company's products better.
  • Welcome to the hardware revolution
    Major shifts in hardware design and production have allowed the "maker movement" to mature rapidly. The next generation of fantastic hardware could very well come from the startup up the block.
  • The power of the business matchmaker
    Matchmakers can connect millions of people looking to pair talent with jobs, buyers with vendors, tenants with landlords, etc. The Fortune 500 should take note.
  • The future of our open source world
    The term "open source" was first coined in response to Netscape's January 1998 announcement that the company would make freely available the source code for its web browser, Navigator. Since then, the philosophies of universal access and free redistribution of source code have revolutionized the software industry.
  • How companies ought to train their staffers
    Despite all the lip service paid to "talent development," many companies struggle to meaningfully engage their employees in a way that will help them keep pace with the changing marketplace.

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