Why is this important? We are interested in the implications of this organisational trend on the future shape of our company – if we are in the business of helping people solve novel design problems then how will we engage with clients and project teams in the future?

Why is this important? Collaborative consumption, micro-preneurs and “reputational capital” should be interesting to anyone thinking about how to support city systems that engage citizens. Reputational capital is about power, trust and influence.

Why is this important? There is an increasing trend for people to have access to skills or experience at a global scale – what are the implications for a knowledge based economy that has no geographic bounds?