Boundaryless Conversations Podcast

Boundaryless Conversations Podcast

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Boundaryless Conversations Podcast is an ongoing exploration of the future of Platforms & Ecosystems. Here we explore new perspectives about how we organise at scale in a rapidly changing world.


Ep.16 Marshall Van Alstyne and Geoffrey Parker - Human Value as the North Star: Regulating pervasive platforms
Jun 29 • 66 min
In this episode we have two leading platform thinkers on the show: Marshall Van Alstyne, Questrom Chair Professor at Boston University and Geoffrey Parker, professor of engineering at the Thayer School of Dartmouth College. They are both visiting scholars…
Ep.15 Nicolas Colin - The Entrepreneurial Age: Networks and a fragmenting world
Jun 22 • 68 min
In this episode, we’re speaking to Nicolas Colin, co-founder & director of The Family, a pan-European investment firm founded in 2013 and headquartered in London. Nicolas publishes an extremely valuable newsletter European Straits about entrepreneurship,…
Ep. 14 Joe Norman - Organizations as Architectures for Complexity
Jun 15 • 65 min
In this episode, we’re having a boundaryless conversation with Joe Norman, a complex systems scientist researching systemic risk and precaution in large-scale systems. Joe explores strategies for uncertainty, complex systems engineering, pattern formation…
Ep.13 Martin Revees - Remaking the Case for Strategy in an Interdependent World
Jun 8 • 64 min
In this episode, Simone Cicero is again joined by a special co-host and former guest on the podcast — Bill Fischer — Professor of Innovation Management at IMD Business School in Lausanne.They talk to Martin Reeves, Managing Director in the San Francisco…
Ep 12. Alex Osterwalder - Unleashing thoughtful Innovation at Scale
Jun 1 • 68 min
In this episode, Simone Cicero is joined by a special co-host and former guest on the podcast - Bill Fischer - Professor of Innovation Management at IMD Business School in Lausanne. Together they pick the brain of nobody less than Alex Osterwalder, whose…
Ep. 11 Joost Minnar - Tackling the Fundamental Problems of Organising at Scale
May 25 • 57 min
In this episode, we talk to Joost Minnaar, co-founder of the blog Corporate-Rebels.com in 2015. Joost travels the world researching progressive organisations, blogs about the discoveries he makes and advises on workplace issues. Joost is the co-author of…
Ep. 10 Indy Johar - Redrawing the Human Development thesis for the 21st Century
May 18 • 74 min
In this boundaryless conversation we speak with Indy Johar, architect and co-founder of Project 00 and most recently Dark Matter Labs (see his full bio here: https://about.me/indy.johar).Indy is really a great thinker when it comes to going beyond “corner…
Ep. 09 Daniel Wahl - Organizing in Nested Systems: Re-regionalisation, Landscape and Global Solidarity
May 11 • 62 min
In our conversation with Daniel, we talk about the interplays between technology and landscape, between the virtual and the analogue world, and we explore what kind of new experiments and institutions that may emerge — and what new constituencies will…
Checkpoint episode with Lisa Gansky - Ecosystems: between the “no more” and the “not yet”
May 7 • 62 min
This is a “checkpoint” episode where we talk to Lisa about what we’ve been discovering so far in the research for the Whitepaper and get her valuable take focusing on the role of incumbents in adapting to a fast-changing world. She talks about the…
Ep. 08 Stowe Boyd - Ecosystemic Organizations and the Future of Work
May 4 • 56 min
Stowe describes his calling as “the ecology of work and the anthropology of the future”. He’s founder of Work Futures, where he explores critical themes of the future of work, and top writer in Economics, Leadership and Futures on Medium. He also writes…
Ep. 07 Bill Fischer - Leadership as Architecting: Transforming Organisations into Thriving Ecosystems
Apr 27 • 62 min
In this Boundaryless Conversation, we talk with Bill Fischer, Professor of Innovation Management at IMD Business School in Lausanne. Bill co-founded and co-directs the IMD program on Driving Strategic Innovation, in cooperation with the Sloan School of…
Ep. 06 Michel Bauwens - Commons-based peer production at the edge of a chaotic transition
Apr 20 • 62 min
In this with Michel Bauwens, we explore both the Epistemological and Political/Regulatory layers of the transition from the “old” to the “new” ways of organising society. We dig into concepts like “trans-national institutions” and explore the changes we…
Ep. 05 Ana Andjelic - Brands in transition: the sociology of ecosystems
Apr 13 • 39 min
In this episode, we talk to Ana Andjelic, a Strategy Executive and Doctor of Sociology working on business strategy, marketing, and organizational transformation. Ana has worked with top global advertising agencies and has also worked on the brand-side as…
Ep. 04 John Robb - Beyond markets: sense-making and organising, in a world of open networks
Apr 4 • 62 min
In this episode, we have a Boundaryless Conversation with John Robb, the owner and principal analyst for the monthly Global Guerrillas Report, that covers the intersection of War, Politics, and Technology. Its goal is to provide people with the frameworks…
Ep. 03 Tomas Diez - From Fab Cities to Fab Citizens: remaking organising
Apr 4 • 46 min
In this episode, we have a boundaryless conversation with Tomas Diez, a Venezuelan Urbanist specialized in digital fabrication and its implications on the future of cities and society. He is the co-founder and director of Fab Lab Barcelona at the…
Ep. 02 James Currier - Unveiling the math behind society and what to do about it
Mar 30 • 61 min
In this episode, we have a boundaryless conversation with James Currier one of Silicon Valley’s foremost experts in growth and network effects. James is a four-time CEO of VC backed companies and a pioneer of user-generated models, viral marketing, A/B…
Ep. 01 Arthur Brock - Rewiring the technology to rewire the way we organise
Mar 30 • 59 min
In this episode, we have a boundaryless conversation with Arthur Brock, chief architect of Holochain. Holochain is an alternative to blockchain for running fully Peer-to-Peer distributed applications and is shaping the social dynamics of our emerging…
Opening episode: Exploring the future of organising at scale with Boundaryless conversations
Mar 30 • 31 min
This episode frames the Boundaryless Conversation podcast: Simone Cicero, the original creator of the Platform Design Toolkit, and co-host and team-mate Stina Heikkilä present the main research questions that guide this exploration. Boundaryless…