Unformatted text preview: “Globalization 2.0,” was from 1820 to 2000, which brought the world from medium to small. In this era, you went global through your company. We are now in the third era changes the world from small to “tiny.” This era is built around individuals globalizing. He talks about 10 days that flattened the world. The first is11/9/89. This is when the Berlin wall came down. The second day is 8/9/85. Netscape went public. It was the first thing to bring the internet “alive.” The third flattener was “workflow.” This includes all the software we use on a daily basis. Fourth is outsourcing. Fifth, offshoring, sixth, open sourcing. Seventh, eighth and ninth, are supply chaining, insourcing, informing, respectively. The tenth, is the “steroids,” which turbo charge all of the previous nine flatteners....
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- Spring '08
- Tom Friedman, speaking Chinese people