Darin Stewart

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The Innovation Lessons of Craft Beer

by Darin Stewart  |  September 21, 2012  |  Comments Off

I have a deep and abiding love of craft beer.  Fortunately, I live in Portland Oregon, epicenter of the craft brewing movement.  Our fair city boasts 55 craft breweries and counting.  Where other cities offer siteseeing tours, we have brewery tours.  These are not drunken pub crawls.  They are educational vehicles for the aspiring beer [...]

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The World Has Changed. Innovation Strategy Should Too.

by Darin Stewart  |  August 1, 2012  |  3 Comments

Innovation is the lifeblood of the modern enterprise. Companies must continually revise, refine and expand their portfolio of products and competencies if they are to thrive in the modern economy. The ability to identify or create new opportunities and to respond to those opportunities is often the determining factor in the success of failure of [...]

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Leveraging Expertise Beyond The Enterprise

by Darin Stewart  |  May 8, 2012  |  Comments Off

I recently received an invitation to attend the VIVO Implementation Fest being held this month in Boulder Colorado. VIVO is an open source, expertise discovery platform for the semantic web. It enables the discovery of research and scholarship across disciplinary and administrative boundaries including across institutions. It does this through interlinked public, profiles of people [...]

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Digital Desire Lines: Rethinking Folksonomies

by Darin Stewart  |  March 22, 2011  |  Comments Off

Landscape architects and park planners go to great pains to ensure visitors to their spaces can get from point A to point B with ease. Carefully paved paths are laid out between the duck pond, the information kiosk and the hot dog stand to make sure people don’t get lost, traipse through the mud or [...]

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The End of Anonymity Requires a New Culture of Trust

by Darin Stewart  |  March 15, 2011  |  Comments Off

  The Economist runs its Technology Quarterly in this week’s issue.  One of the smaller articles, “Anonymous no more” started me thinking about the notion of privacy in the workplace.  More specifically, do employees have a right to privacy while on the clock? I’m not referring to the privacy of the lavatory or the mother’s [...]

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