Davos 2015: Can the World’s Problems be Solved?
Jan20

Davos 2015: Can the World’s Problems be Solved?

Davos: Against a disturbing global backdrop that includes ongoing hostilities in Ukraine, the crashing of oil prices, a global jobless recovery and the recent slaughter at Charlie Hebdo, more than 2,500 delegates will squeeze into the small ski resort of Davos, Switzerland – population 11,000 – for the World Economic Forum annual meeting. The theme of this year’s event is “The New Global Context.” I’m attending as part of the Davos...

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Leaders to Weigh ‘The New Global Context’ at Davos
Jan19

Leaders to Weigh ‘The New Global Context’ at Davos

In a special report to the Globe and Mail, Don Tapscott writes: Against a disturbing global backdrop that includes ongoing hostilities in Ukraine, the crashing of oil prices, a global jobless recovery and the recent slaughter at Charlie Hebdo, more than 2,500 delegates will squeeze into the small ski resort of Davos, Switzerland – population 11,000 – for the World Economic Forum annual meeting. The theme of this year’s event is “The...

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2015: Top 10 Things You Can’t Have Too Much Of
Jan08

2015: Top 10 Things You Can’t Have Too Much Of

In 2014 Don Tapscott held an online discussion asking the question “What are the things you can’t have too much of?” He got hundreds of responses and from them selected this list. Read the full list on LinkedIn – a fun kickoff to...

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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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Big Idea 2015
Dec21

Big Idea 2015

Make This the Year You Finally Launch Your Own Startup In Don Tapscott’s latest post on LinkedIn, he writes: Traditional methods of job creation are stalled. One of the keys to solving this problem is entrepreneurship. Research shows that 80 percent of new jobs come from companies 5 years old or less. So the need for entrepreneurs has never been greater, in both developing and developed countries. When given the right conditions...

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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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