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Agile or Dead: Accelerating Change In a Virtual and Musical World

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Credit: Courtesy of bettinatizzy at Flickr under Creative Common License.

Presenter: Cory Ondrejka
Co-founder, Second Life
Fellow, USC Annenberg School of Communication

The first decade of the 21st century has been a period of rapid change as Moore's and Metcalfe's Laws have driven innovation and creative destruction across technology, telecommunications, media, and education. The next decade is going to move even faster. How can institutions and businesses avoid irrelevance as individuals and small teams build on the increasing power and connections available to them? What lessons from software development need to be applied more broadly in our connected world? Cory Ondrejka is also the former Executive Vice President of EMI Music.

Anyone outside NIST wishing to attend must be sponsored by a NIST employee and receive a visitor badge. For more information, call Kum J. Ham at 301-975-4203.

Colloquia are videotaped and available in the NIST Research Library.




Created December 11, 2009, Updated December 30, 2016