We the Data – Big Data
With a life’s mission to find meaning in our digital lives, Juliette Powell is the curator of We The Data and acted as field researcher interviewing experts to seed the Vibrant Data Project. Author of 33 Million People In The Room (Financial Times Press) and co-founder of The Gathering Think Tank, Juliette identifies the patterns of successful leaders who bank on data and social technology to win.
33 Million People in the Room: The Power of Social Networks
As Markets Go Down, the Value of your Relationships Go Up! Powell provides a run-down of social networks and the “33 million people in the room” concept: imagine everybody you’ve ever known standing in the same room, each with their rolodexes out and ready to go.
-Social Networks (SNs) are the online counterpart of real-world networking
-They are creating new communication, production and distribution business opportunities
-They represent an easy way with low barrier to entry, to stay in touch with people, tangential acquaintances included
-Makes it easier to contact new people and to get back in touch with people you already know