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“What if we take the relationships and connections in our data and reimagined our business along those relationships? What would that look like?


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Asking this "What If" question is definitional. Conway's law tells us that many companies will simply not be able to imagine asking this question. Moreover, many inside those companies would consider asking a question like this because they have been culturally institutionalized to think in terms of static, pre-defined roles.

Connections [on the frontiers of knowledge] are more DYNAMIC and in constant flux. Different actors have different, evolving opinions of strength of the connections. It is necessary to think about that evolution, how knowledge advances the collective IQ and exploration advances ... Google is to search as McDonald's is to food; good enough perhaps, but some people want more ... https://...