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Respect Network Architects Discuss VRM and Life Management Platforms

19 April 2012 — European Identity Conference, Munich: To mark the release of Doc Searls book The Intention Economy and the start of the Respect Network Founding Partner Program, five of the Respect Network Architects— Drummond Reed, Doc Searls, Phil Windley, Scott David, and Craig Burton—plus Qiy CEO Marcel van Galen gathered on a panel to discuss the next steps for VRM (Vendor Relationship Management). Read more

Introducing the Respect Network Architects

18 April 2012 – European Identity Conference, Munich: Respect Network Corporation announced today that eight leaders in Internet identity, privacy, trust, and relationship management have come together to serve as architects of the Respect Network, the world’s first VRM (Vendor Relationship Management) network.

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Announcing the Respect Network Distinguished Trust Anchors

18 April 2012 – European Identity Conference, Munich: Thirty-nine of the most respected individuals in Internet identity, privacy, security, and digital rights were honored as the first Distinguished Trust Anchors of the Respect Network at the European Identity Conference (EIC) today.

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The Intention Economy is Here

Doc Searls new book, The Intention Economy, published by Harvard Business Press, is launching at the European Identity Conference. Addressing the “unfinished business” of The Cluetrain Manifesto which he co-authored in 1999, The Intention Economy is the culmination of six years of work on ProjectVRM at the Harvard Berkman Center. But it doesn’t just stop at VRM (Vendor Relationship Management)—the concept that customers should be able to manage their relationship with vendors the same way vendors use CRM (Customer Relationship Management) tools. Read more