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Mark Carney Has Started A Revolution By Embracing Fintech And Blockchain

Don Tapscott | Posted 07.25.2016 | Business
Don Tapscott

In the aftermath of Britain's referendum vote to leave the European Union, Brexit's loudest advocates scurried from public view and the political establishment descended into a caustic battle for control.

Global Solution Networks The Key To Building A Better World

Don Tapscott | Posted 07.20.2016 | World
Don Tapscott

The challenge is clear: You now need to think strategically about which you will participate in, and how. Will your organization act in isolation, taking on only the size of problems it can single-handedly solve?

Blockchain - The Key To Powering Prosperity?

Don Tapscott | Posted 06.17.2016 | Technology
Don Tapscott

Prosperity first and foremost is about one's standard of living. To achieve it, people must have the means, tools, and opportunities to create material wealth and thrive economically. But for us it includes more.

Is The Future Of Business A Company Without Workers, Managers, Or A CEO?

Don Tapscott | Posted 06.13.2016 | Technology
Don Tapscott

These days, it's hardly surprising to hear that a hot new startup has received gobs of money from eager investors. But a new company called the DAO (short for "decentralized autonomous organization") is not your average startup.

What You Need to Know About Blockchain Technology

Don Tapscott | Posted 06.02.2016 | Technology
Don Tapscott

We have spent two years researching this technology and have concluded, unequivocally, that blockchain technology is the second generation of the digital revolution. The first generation brought us the Internet of Information.

The Impact of the Blockchain Goes Beyond Financial Services

Don Tapscott | Posted 05.30.2016 | Technology
Don Tapscott

Blockchain technology is ushering in the second generation of the Internet, and if companies don't want to get left behind, they'll need to dodge the Innovator's dilemma and disrupt from within.

Five Myths About the Blockchain Revolution

Don Tapscott | Posted 05.23.2016 | Technology
Don Tapscott

Blockchains can disrupt the disrupters like Uber. They will be at the heart of the Internet of Things -- animating the physical world by, for example, allowing smart devices to contract, transact and securely share data peer-to-peer through blockchains.

Tek Savvy: How Blockchains Could Transform Management

Don Tapscott | Posted 05.18.2016 | Technology
Don Tapscott

Blockchain technology has so many uses that trying to summarize them can make veteran tech experts sound like PR hacks. What we haven't heard very much about is how blockchain could fundamentally change how companies are managed and operate.

The Blockchain Revolution Is Near ...

Diane M. Francis | Posted 04.25.2016 | Business
Diane M. Francis

The Internet and smartphone have transformed our lives already, but the earth beneath our feet is beginning to shift due to the next big thing. It's c...

What Did You Fail at Today?

Rana Florida | Posted 10.24.2014 | Business
Rana Florida

We need to create a new definition of failure. Truly successful people embrace failure as part of the learning process, as an opportunity to grow, reflect, reinvent, and ultimately to push forward.

Your Start-Up Life: Don't Manage, Lead

Rana Florida | Posted 01.20.2013 | Business
Rana Florida

Some might know Don Tapscott as a management guru, a much sought after speaker at global forums and the author of bestselling books. I know him as a talented musician, an all-around creative thinker, and great friend.

Young Video Blogger Champions His Cause in Davos

Don Tapscott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don Tapscott

Earlier today I had the pleasure of meeting Shawn Ahmed, the 29-year-old video blogger who was invited last week to attend the World Economic Forum meeting because of powerful videos he has made of impoverished Bangladeshis.

Davos 2011: Davos Becoming a Year-Round Network to Tackle Global Problems

Don Tapscott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don Tapscott

Davos is quickly morphing from a once-a-year talkathon into a year-round network of leaders and leading thinkers tackling global problems. Nature hates a vacuum, and the Forum is expanding to fill a void in our systems for global cooperation.

Reach Out and Touch Everyone

Andrea Kates | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Andrea Kates

Macrowikinomics presents lessons for the world of nonprofit organizations, education, government, interpersonal relationships, communication, media, a...

New York Times Cover Story on "Growing Up Digital" Misses the Mark

Don Tapscott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Don Tapscott

Rather than kids losing their attention spans there is a stronger case to be made that growing up digital is equipping today's youth with the mental skills that they'll need to deal with today's overflow of information.

A Personal Card to the Internet. Happy 40th Birthday!

Don Tapscott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Don Tapscott

Of all the technology marvels of 1969, the Internet has been a late bloomer. Email was introduced in 1971, but the first web browser didn't come along until 1990.

The Impending Demise of the University

Don Tapscott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Don Tapscott

Schooled on Google and Wikipedia, students want to inquire, not rely on the professor for a detailed roadmap. They want an animated conversation, not a lecture. They want an interactive education.

The Obama Effect -- Political Attack Ads Backfiring for Canada's Prime Minister

Don Tapscott | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Don Tapscott

What has changed that would explain why negative advertising is losing its punch in Canada? The answer is the election of President Barack Obama by the young voters of America.

Guest Blogger, Don Tapscott: Encouraging Fresh Thinking from Today's Youth

Peter Diamandis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Peter Diamandis

Schools have not embraced digital technologies as quickly as other institutions, and students are becoming disengaged as a result.

Democracy 2.0: Obama and Citizen Engagement

Don Tapscott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Don Tapscott

For far too long, we've been living in what I've called a broadcast democracy. Voters only count during election time.

Obama and the Reinvention of Democracy

Don Tapscott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Don Tapscott

President-elect Obama's mobilizing the millions of young people who supported his presidential campaign to help him as he prepares to govern a troubled country.

Obama's Ace in the Hole

Don Tapscott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Don Tapscott

Young people, who overwhelmingly oppose both the Iraq war and the policies of President George W. Bush, have done more than just vote. They've jumped into politics -- their style of politics.