Jargon watch: generation n

I don’t know if this is a ‘thing’, generation n used to be shorthand for digital natives. However that concept lost currency as it become apparent that having technology all around you doesn’t necessarily make you digitally literate.
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Peter Hinssen postulates that the ‘n’ actually means network native, it is as much about Dale Carnegie as it is about digital skills. Adhocracies and collaboration that comes together for a purpose and then moves on – closer to the team structures used in exam coursework.

It isn’t so much about age, but about behaviours gen-x could bleed into millennial in this particular segmentation.

More information
The myth of generation N | NBC News
The Myth of Generation N | MIT Technology Review
Millennials 2.0: The rise of Generation N – I-CIO | I-CIO