Don Tapscott discusses the nature of global networks and why they are better equipped to deal with problems like climate change and nation states.
“Firms are increasingly reliant on networks, but often fail to understand the risks that networks bring,” says Don Tapscott, a management guru. Global supply chains, just-in-time and shifting to the “cloud” tend to bind once unrelated activities ever closer together, making them more prone to failing at the same time.
Don Tapscott discusses best practices for effective corporate culture at The Economist’s Ideas Economy: Innovation 2012 event in Berkeley, California.
Don Tapscott joins Social Media Week as the global curator and opening keynote for the 2012 theme of Empowering Change Through Collaboration. Don’s keynote is followed by a Q&A and interview with Economist’s Matthew Bishop.
Don Tapscott talks with The Economist about the decline of the industrial age. The era of big data presents incredible opportunities — smarter cities, stronger companies, faster medicine — but just as many challenges.