One of my posts from 2010 was about a TED video on “Crowd Accelerated Innovation.” The video is about how the Internet is connecting people all around the world, enabling people who otherwise would never meet to share ideas and fuel and perfect innovation.
I recently connected with David Bailey of The Military Social Media Blog after writing my recent series of posts about the lack of sound communications strategy plaguing the U.S. military in the very places sound strategy is needed most to curb Islamist extremism. David, a former officer in the British Army, is a “digital whisperer” who has been involved in British military influence activities in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, and Afghanistan.
In the video below, David is interviewing me for a vlog post about how knowledge management could help the military, particularly in the United States, overcome many of the obstacles it faces and adapt to a war of ideas in the Web 2.0 age. In another recent video, David interviewed his associate Nicole Matejic, the #SocialFirefighter™ out of Australia, on how newsjacking can do the same.
I’m honored to be asked to contribute to military learning and be a part of David’s effort to tap “Crowd Accelerated Innovation” to fuel understanding and learning and win the war of ideas. As the 2010 TED video shows, amazing things are possible when people around the world connect to share and innovate. Fingers crossed David’s efforts make a difference! Thanks David!