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Posts from the ‘The Intention Economy’ Category

Commissioner Ann Cavoukian Publishes Privacy and Personal Data Ecosystem Paper

TORONTO, ON, October 31, 2012 – Personal information – the new “oil” of the Internet – largely resides with organizations – removed from the individual’s sphere of control. The boundless potential of the Personal Data Ecosystem (PDE) is to place control of one’s personal information into the hands of the individual. The PDE is truly a game changer, and will move privacy well beyond laws, regulations and best practices, to create a privacy-protective relationship between individuals and organizations, says Dr. Ann Cavoukian, Ontario’s Information and Privacy Commissioner. Read more

Respect Network Founding Partners Collaborate with SWIFT Innotribe on Digital Asset Grid

SIBOS, Osaka, Japan —October 29, 2012— At the Sibos international banking conference today, the Founding Partners of the Respect Network announced their collaboration with Innotribe, the innovation initiative of SWIFT, to develop the prototype infrastructure and first applications for the Digital Asset Grid, the new platform being proposed by SWIFT for secure peer-to-peer data sharing between trusted people, businesses, and devices. Read more

The Customer as God: Doc Searls in the Wall Street Journal

21 July 2012 — Today the Wall Street Journal Weekend Review featured a front page article by Doc Searls, author of The Intention Economy and one of the Respect Network architects. Called The Customer as a God, the article is a compelling argument for customer empowerment, the tenant at the heart of the Respect Network. To quote from the article: Read more

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

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