04 Jan '12, 1pm

Bottom-Up Innovations that Change How IT Does Sustainability

Bottom-Up Innovations that Change How IT Does Sustainability

There is still another quiet day or two on the fresh page of my calendar, before the new year really gets going. Schools are still playing Bowl games, and the tree is still up (if brown-ish), so it must still be the holiday season. And I have three topics I want to discuss before the 2012 agenda kicks into gear. These aren't really on the mainline IT-for-sustainability topic, but rather observations on changes underway in the IT industry, which may have some implications for companies' or individuals' sustainability efforts downstream. Have you heard of Kickstarter ? This is social media meets venture capital meets (very) early-stage entrepreneurs, tech and otherwise. Pretty much accidentally, I was pinged by and ended up contributing to two different projects which I will mention below. But check out the overall story at Kickstarter; it looks to me like a revolution-in-th...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2012/01/04/bottom-innovation...

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