Why are high cost professional service providers such as lawyers, accountants and management consultants logical targets for disruptive business models?
What's mine is yours
A ground-breaking book, What’s Mine is Yours defines the theory of "collaborative consumption," and explains how it is transforming the traditional landscape of business and society. It charts the rise of leading companies such as Airbnb, LendingClub and RelayRides that uses digital technologies to enable the sharing and exchange of all kinds of assets from spaces to skills to 'stuff' in ways that represent a new era of trust. Buy the book
This TED talk explores how trust is shifting away from institutions towards a distributed model, into the hands of all of us. While trust in banks, governments and even the church is collapsing all around us, technology is enabling trust between people who have never met before. And that’s revolutionary. Watch
As a part of WIRED World 2016, the stand-alone issue for the magazine where it gives readers insights into the year ahead, Rachel goes into how online person-to-person interactions are setting the stage for more honest offline human behaviour. Read More
What can big businesses learn about loyalty from collaborative economy brands?Rachel discusses the opportunities to engage people and build loyalty in new ways.
Why do tech predictions from even our greatest thinkers and innovators – Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and Paul Krugman – fail?
How do you identify the opportunities to disrupt and innovate in the collaborative economy? Focus on these five areas where customers feel pain.
Rachel challenges the Jewish Community to devise ways to tap underutilized assets in their communities just like companies such as Airbnb and Lyft do.
Filmed at The General Assembly of Jewish Federations
Nesta UK in collaboration with Collaborative Lab, aims to answer some big questions regarding this new economic activity, focusing on the UK context.
What has changed about shipping and local delivery? Rachel gives insight on the different opportunities in this space.
Vision Critical in partnership with Collaborative Lab and Nine! Rewards, conducted the first-ever research to look at the uptake and enthusiasm for collaborative economy services in the Australian Market.
How can traditional organizations apply collaborative thinking to meet emerging customer needs and create new sources of value?
How is technology enabling a new generation of person-to–person and crowd–driven funding, lending, currency and investment services that will decentralize and democratize finance, money and banking?
Changes in technology fundamentally change the way people do things and thus poses new challenges to policymakers and regulators who will try to figure out how to protect the public and resist pressure from players with a vested interest in protecting the status quo.
Rachel explains how technology can help bring back some of the things we’ve lost in society and business: trust, empowerment, community and humanness.
Filmed at the World Council of Credit Unions