Post Author: Kevin Skiena. Imagine what would happen if McDonalds and Burger King shared recipes and business models, or if Comcast and Verizon viewed each other as allies in their efforts to bring cable and high-speed internet to everyone. In a capitalistic society, where competition is branded as the best way to keep prices low [...]
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The collective creativeness that is the coworking community has been hard at work creating a few apps that can enrich your experience!
Coworking has been gathering momentum in the past year or two. As more and more coworking locations are established, more people learn what it is, there is more exposure, then more people learn about it. That snowball effect is at its very early stages, but, in a year or two the awareness of coworking will [...]
I’d like to share these views on coworking, with this presentation to be held in Florence, Italy, on Oct. 15th @Festival della Creatività. Cowo® is the network of 21 spaces (and counting!) that is spreading around in the country since February 2009. In particular, what I’d like to discuss is the “business sustainable” model we [...]
After a few months of activity @ cowo milano, I finally managed to do something I’ve been trying to do for a long time: a video interview with a coworker, having him say what it’s like. As I imagined, there’s nothing like the real thing… Davide tells the story in a way that couldn’be done [...]
Hi everybody! As summer steps in, coworkers seem to step out, here in Milano… In fact, even if we are full booked at the moment (5 desks), we haven’t had much attendance in the office these past weeks, and I wonder if the season has something to do with it. Furthermore, August is a month [...]
Hi everybody, just wanted to introduce our brand new little coworking project, here in Milano: Cowo@ monkeybusiness. First of all I’d like to say that the work thas been done and shared on this blog and related wiki has been fundamental for us, so… thanks guys! We’ve been officially opened for 10 days now, and [...]
Yesterday, an article about coworking was published in printed version of The New York Times (written by Dan Fost). Coworking sites are up and running from Argentina to Australia and many places in between, although a wiki site on coworking shows that most are in the United States. While some have grown-up-sounding names, most seem [...]
I’m long overdue in displaying the cool map of Coworking spaces that James Bentley made for us…here is a screenshot of it: View Larger Map Thanks James! This totally rocks.