With the term “sharing economy” under scrutiny, experts provide their opinions on what classifies as a true sharing economy platform and offer some substitutes for the term.
In this Q&A with FastCompany, Rachel talks about technology's impact on trust and leadership. More
In this episode, TED speakers explore our relationship with trust. Speakers featured are Charles Hazlewood, Simon Sinek, Rachel Botsman and more. More
Can ICT change how we define value and interact with money? On The Money is the fourth documentary film in the Networked Society series. This time we look at money systems and how connectivity is creating a new game when it comes to trading — both in value and trust. We visit Uganda to find a nation where cash is no longer king. More
During the 2016 NMHC OPTECH Conference & Exposition, Rachel explored the consumer behaviour shift from ownership to access.
Rachel says that we’re just at the cusp of seeing the true potential of the collaborative economy to change value, access and trust.
In lead up to her session on ‘people power’ at this year’s DOC16 conference, Rachel talks to Industry Moves about her experience growing up in North London, her tips for delivering an engaging speech and her passion for collaborative consumption.
Adele Ferguson looks at Rachel’s speech “Trust Me, I’m a Stranger” to explain why there’s a powerful structural trust shift where people are moving away from trusting businesses such as banks towards distributed connected communities.
The Money investigates the changing nature of collaborative consumption and why some cities are now banning Uber and Airbnb.
NRMA, the insurance stalwart has appointed international business expert Rachel Botsman to its board as a specialist director, as it explores entering the collaborative economy, with plans to offer shared services such as cars-to borrow or a ride-sharing platform accessible from a mobile app.
In this article, Rachel explains that the way we trust each other has not advanced in parallel with the technology we have created and says, “Institutional trust isn’t designed for the digital age.”
What is the role of trust in building brands? Rachel chats with Mark Jones and JV Douglas of The CMO Show.
“Furthermore, on the worker side, the gig economy is lowering wages and benefits and shifting the economic risk onto workers. For young people, this is a threat to the future of their work, particularly if the gig economy model expands to other workplaces.”
In Session 4 of TEDSummit, Rachel discussed the fundamental shift in our societies away from an institutional model of trust and towards a distributive model. This new bottom-up model for trust is empowered by technology and is more local and accountability based.
In this interview for CKGSB Knowledge, Rachel talks to Chris Russell about where the collaborative economy is heading and why it requires a fundamental shift in understanding.