Posted by: conferencebay | August 3, 2010

The need for conferences is still there

In an interesting article in the Economist, the business columnist known by the name of Schumpeter makes a case for visiting conferences. In a review of the book “The Power to Pull” by John Hagel, John Seely Brown and Lang Davison he mentions the benefits of discovering something useful through a chance encounter (“managing the serendipity funnel’ in the management guru speak of the authors). Apart from living near a diverse group of people as well as using online social networks the authors suggest attending a variety of conferences where the corridor conversations are often the most interesting (hear hear).

Click here to read the full article.

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