Greentech Media asks, Will Utilities or Customers Lead in Smart Grid?

Michael Giberson Greentech Media has an interesting short article asking whether utilities or customers will take the lead in smart grid deployment. They suggest the answer is “a little of both.” Venture capitalist Gerd Goette says that investors do worry about getting out ahead of utilities when pursuing projects. A smart-grid component that can’t communicate… More Greentech Media asks, Will Utilities or Customers Lead in Smart Grid?

Becoming a pull organization, or an industry of pull organizations

Lynne Kiesling I really like this HBS blog post called The Case for Institutional Innovation from John Hagel, John Seely Brown, and Lang Davidson. In it they argue that future organizations are more likely to be “pull organizations”: Pull-based institutions are those that bring the force of attraction to bear on tens or even hundreds… More Becoming a pull organization, or an industry of pull organizations