CBC Radio Interview – The Digital Economy: Capitalism 2.0?
Jan25

CBC Radio Interview – The Digital Economy: Capitalism 2.0?

Don Tapscott was interviewed by Spark, Canada’s tech, trends, and fresh ideas show on CBC Radio. Twenty years after writing his bestseller The Digital Economy, Don Tapscott looks at the enw challenges facing the digital economy and asks the questions every thought leader needs to ask in order to...

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At Davos, Technology CEOs Discuss The Digital Economy
Jan24

At Davos, Technology CEOs Discuss The Digital Economy

Davos: One of the most anticipated discussions at this year’s meeting was the plenary session on The Digital Economy. Given that I wrote the book that coined that term 20 years ago, I attended with great interest. On the panel were Google chairman Eric Schmidt, Vodafone CEO Vittorio Colao, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. Unfortunately, the group didn’t really explore the state of the digital economy, but...

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Ericsson: Acting fast in the continually evolving digital economy
Jan07

Ericsson: Acting fast in the continually evolving digital economy

Pamela Mallette, new business growth driver for Ericsson’s OSS/BSS, interviewed Don Tapscott to ask When we look into the past, we can’t help but also look into the future and ask ourselves: How will these changes carry on and develop into the future? And what do we need to do to turn the future that awaits us into the one we want? Here is his...

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No Middleman Is Safe In the Digital Economy
Dec20

No Middleman Is Safe In the Digital Economy

Canadian Business Magazine profiled Don Tapscott’s reflections on the middleman and how to find places for growth in the digital economy. When Don Tapscott’s The Digital Economy: Promise and Peril in the Age of the Networked Economy was published in 1994, travel website Expedia was just a skunkworks project within Microsoft. Twenty years later, the company is the perfect example of a phenomenon that Tapscott detailed in his...

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Don Tapscott revisits ‘The Digital Economy’, his internet predictions
Dec14

Don Tapscott revisits ‘The Digital Economy’, his internet predictions

Don Tapscott was interviewed by Anna Maria Tremonti of CBC Radio in Canada. From apps to uploads, from smartphones to digital dailies …technologies have disrupted businesses, society, government and privacy. And 20 years ago, Canadian thinker and business executive Don Tapscott signaled much of the change in his book, “The Digital Economy”. We speak with Don Tapscott on what he got right and what surprised him....

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MIT Innovations: Introducing Global Solution Networks
Dec08

MIT Innovations: Introducing Global Solution Networks

Don Tapscott has written the lead essay in this quarter’s Innovations, a distinguished quarterly journal published by MIT Press. The issue focuses on The Dynamics of Development as it pertains to the journal’s three main areas of interest: technology, governance and globalization. In the article, Tapscott writes: Nothing less than a massive transformation in the nature of government and governance is underway. Ideas about...

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