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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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Bitcoin: Don Tapscott Weighs In
Dec17

Bitcoin: Don Tapscott Weighs In

After giving a talk to students at a Toronto school, Don Tapscott was asked about his perspective on Bitcoin. I’ve changed my mind. I used to think it would never fly; now I think it’s not only going to fly as a currency, but the underlying blockchain technology is a core part of the next generation of the internet, that will radically transform many of our institutions in...

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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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