About Jane McConnell
A look back
From Nebraska to ProvenceBorn in Nebraska, young days in Arizona, university in California, and professional life in France for several decades. I now live in Provence, minutes away from the Roman Pont du Gard. The dignity and timelessness of the site are a constant reminder of the balance we all need between the past and the present. A little more here.
The Organization in the Digital Age, an amazing 10 years
Data and analysis from over 300 organizations around the world, every year, from 2006 through 2016.
Read about the research and the Foundational Framework here: Organization in the Digital Age
The Gig Mindset Advantage, A Bold New BreedAs of 2018, data from the previous 10 years led me to focus on the “gig mindset” inside organizations. The result: the book The Gig Mindset Advantage ‑ A Bold New Breed, followed by the podcast Bold New Breed and the newsletters Inside Outsider on LinkedIn and Gig Mindsetters on Substack.
Today is the future
A podcast and new website!I have conducted a global survey – short and simple – with just 16 questions! I am exploring how people in different countries imagine the future will be in 20 years. You can read articles about the research results on Imaginize.World: Voices about the Future
I joined the Long Now foundation in 2021, a non-profit established in 01996 to foster long term thinking.
I have also joined the Mars Society, the world’s largest and most influential space advocacy organization dedicated to the human exploration and settlement of the planet Mars.
Writing in professional journals
My first book, in 1996
The first book in French about internet for non-technical people. In English “The internet edge for companies”. It sold out fast!