How Blockchain Applications Will Move Beyond Finance

Harvard Business

To understand the transformation that’s being brought about by blockchain technology, it’s useful to start with its largest implementation to date: bitcoin. How technology is transforming transactions. Through a clever mix of game theory and cryptography, bitcoin replicates financial systems’ ability to transfer value, but without any of the labor typically involved in running and securing transactions.

Embrace the Complexity of Cyber Defense

Harvard Business Review

Widespread use of antivirus, intrusion detection technologies, improved cryptography algorithms, and methods for blacklisting infected web sites are just a few examples of how technical advances have improved cyber defense. These types of cyber-issues must be addressed not only with technological solutions, but also on the social, political, and policy levels. Game Theory is useful for understanding strategic interactions when parties have competing interests.

How Apple Pushes Entire Industries Forward

Harvard Business Review

But Apple’s most impressive achievement on display at yesterday’s announcement was not a technological feat — although the technology on display was certainly impressive. When the President says, you need to come to Washington to discuss something like rolling out a smart-grid technologies nationally, you come. Major retailers from Walgreens to Walt Disney will let you pay with Apple’s secure payment technology. Apple Collaboration Technology

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How to Create Remarkable Teams PART 2 – Collaboration

Ask Atma

You must have an attitude of, “Everybody wins or the game’s not worth playing.” Economics and game theory also provide valuable insight into the study of trust (cf. If you mange organizational structure, technology, and expectations with conscious attention to the sharing of knowledge, a knowledge sharing environment will emerge easily. If You Want Remarkable Teams… Build for Collaboration. If you want a great race car, you build it for speed.

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Why Your Company Should Partner with Rivals

Harvard Business Review

His company is quite respected in the sustainability community both for its progressive social equity policies and for green technology that limits the environmental impacts of his company's manufacturing activities. So I asked: Do you foresee a time when you'd willingly provide access to your leading green technology to your competitors? Second, the company could decide to charge its competition for access to its proprietary green technology, leading to a new revenue stream.

What Watching Too Much Star Trek Gets You

Harvard Business Review

I spent four years in Australia and another in Europe discovering the ways my theory worked — and didn't work — in the real world. The unsolvable problem that has become the "white whale" of my career's own captain story was posed by Nick Donofrio, IBM's senior vice president of technology (and official protector of innovators) a year before I wrote "Breaking Out."