Do Companies Still Need a CIO?
Nov24

Do Companies Still Need a CIO?

Introducing the IT Services Supermarket The IT Function has been under duress for many years. Prior to the introduction of the personal computer, the IT department controlled all technology use. With the PC and then later the early days of the web many business departments, such as marketing, R&D, and supply chain management, increasingly went outside of IT to procure and meet their technology needs. This trend has accelerated...

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Uber’s legal struggle underscores ‘promise and peril’ of digital age: Tapscott
Nov21

Uber’s legal struggle underscores ‘promise and peril’ of digital age: Tapscott

Business Reporter Michael Lewis interviewed Don Tapscott on key questions about the digital economy, including Uber’s legal battle and Netflix’s tax status in Canada. Just as the Digital Economy, 20th Anniversary Edition landed at retailers this fall a legal fight over a Web-based ride sharing service was heating up to neatly underscore the book’s subtitle: RethinkingPromise and Peril in the age of Networked Intelligence....

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Opening Speech: Ericsson OSS/BSS Summit
Nov17

Opening Speech: Ericsson OSS/BSS Summit

The architecture of the corporation is changing. Don Tapscott rethinks the IT Function and asks: What about an IT Services Supermarket?

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Is Democracy in Deep Trouble?
Nov14

Is Democracy in Deep Trouble?

As the recent US congressional elections show, a growing number of citizens aren’t voting, reasoning that their ballot won’t change anything. Especially young citizens, people everywhere agree with the bumper sticker: “Don’t Vote! It Only Encourages Them!” Businesses and entrepreneurs need to care, because if democracy is in trouble so is the free market system. Business can’t succeed in a world that’s failing. Is...

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Is “The World’s Most Secretive Company” Opening Up?
Nov05

Is “The World’s Most Secretive Company” Opening Up?

Apple has been called “the world’s most secretive company.” But when you look closely at Apple, . . .

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Three Things Parents Must Learn From Kids About Tech
Oct31

Three Things Parents Must Learn From Kids About Tech

In his interview with Yahoo!, Don Tapscott gives practical three-step advice on how parents can learn not to be afraid of their children’s use of technology, but rather to embrace it. Building on his own experience of raising children in the digital age, the advice helps parents understand how to parent children who are products of this digital...

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