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Don Tapscott: Collaboration and the Age of Networked Intelligence

In his foreword of the white paper ‘The great technology take-up’, Don Tapscott makes the case for collaboration, co-creation and a new set of business principles. Tapscott, among others known as the author of Wikinomics looks at the changing paradigms in increasingly connected times.


Episode Four on ReCivilization: ReIndustrializing the Planet

ReCivilization Episode 4

In episode four of ReCivilization, Don examines how the digital revolution has cut transaction costs and changed the notion of the firm, and how business needs to operate collaboratively and transparently — to meet the needs of increasingly savvy consumers concerned about sustainability and ethical behaviour. As Don says, the level of scrutiny made possible by the web means businesses operate nakedly. And if you’re going to be naked, you’d better be buff.


Canada’s Big Thinkers Have Some Old-Fashioned Advice for Saving the World

In a world complicated by financial collapse and an increasingly disenchanted public, Canadians Don Tapscott, Roger Martin and Henry Mintzberg spoke to the Star about their Big Ideas for 2012. The three are among the latest Thinkers50 — the definitive list of business gurus from around the world, published every two years.


Forbes Interview with Don Tapscott: The Industrial Age Has Finally Run out of Gas

Somewhere, between the APEC CEO Summit with world leaders in Hawaii, receiving a place on the Thinkers 50, a keynote speech at the Enterprise 2.0 conference, and another trip to Brazil for TEDx USPLeste all on the same day, I had a conversation with Don Tapscott yesterday on the changes terraforming the landscape of business and society.


Don Tapscott Ranks 9th in Thinkers50 2011 Global Business Awards

The Thinkers50 is a premier ranking of global business thinkers, with advisers drawn from America, Asia, the Middle East and Europe. The Thinkers50 2011 has ten established criteria by which thinkers are evaluated — originality of ideas; practicality of ideas; presentation style; written communication; loyalty of followers; business sense; international outlook; rigor of research; impact of ideas and the elusive guru factor.