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The research challenge

The research challenge

Last week I did my first Higher Degree Research Colloquium at the Deakin Graduate School of Business and Law. A colloquium is an academic meeting or seminar at which researchers present their work to be critiqued by other academics.  Like all “tribes” the academic community has its own language, traditions and expectations, and a research […]

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Evolution of the digital brand

Evolution of the digital brand

In my last post I began to explore the notion of transparency, and to ask how digital technologies are influencing us all on a personal – group – tribal – organisational and even national scale. What is emerging is the concept of the “digital brand” which I have come to understand more fully over the […]

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Transparency

Transparency and the digital society

There have been numerous themes I have considered exploring this week but the one that has fully matured in my thinking is that of transparency, and here is why. The big social media news story has been Facebook’s “revamp” with both Timeline and Open Graph.  Some people described Timeline in particular as being a little […]

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